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Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

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Overview
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews wild horses honesty bar gravel road full size snooker table off the beaten track stunning views enjoyed our stay hiking trails relaxing stay overlooking the valley enjoyed every minute warm hospitality rooms are spacious dietary requirements stayed for nights excellent food home away from home
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Unbelievable views, very well managed. Great place to go for a hike or just hang out. We also a number of rare birds around the property. It is not easy to find so make sure that you get the map rmailed to you by the...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented out the facility for our retreat and it was everything that we needed and more. The barnhouse is perfectly adapted to hosting group bookings. So highly recommended. There are meeting rooms, pools, beautiful views and very comfy rooms. If you're looking for a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank GrantR544
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located high up facing Royal Natal and the Ampitheatre. Welcomed by Anthony who showed us around and to our spacious oldy worldly room. Big windows to show the views 2 seating areas. We stayed half board and the set menu was very good, they also...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank NewtonS71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was really see spacious, and there's some great views from all of the rooms. The food and service were great. The house has a lot of atmosphere. You do really calm down at this place. Recommended.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Trustee at Drakensberg Mountain RetreatResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted with the complimentary review of your recent stay at our Lodge with its' panoramic views over the majestic Northern Drakensberg as Management and staff constantly strive to offer a high standard of hospitality so that guests can enjoy a relaxing and memorable...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous stay in a wonderful place and cared for by a staff who know how to put hospitable into the hospitality industry. A special thanks to Anthony who went the extra yard to ensure our stay exceeded expectations.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Trustee at Drakensberg Mountain RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted you enjoyed your recent stay at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat located in this unique spot overlooking the majestic Drakensberg! Such positive feedback is most appreciated as Management and staff constantly strive to offer a high standard of hospitality thereby ensuring that guests benefit...More

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Description
The Drakenberg Mountain Retreat is a stunning destination in the northern Drakensberg with breathtaking views. Accommodation at the Lodge is fully catered for breakfast and Dinner. Lunch can be More ordered and can be enjoyed on the patio or a picnic basket for your walk in the mountains. The rooms range in quality and size so chat to the management if you want something specific. There are 2 luxurious rooms for romantic couples wanting a totally private retreat. Our pet friendly rooms have enclosed gardens and our large family rooms are wonderful for relaxing with the kids. There are no fixed entertainment activities for the kids. There are marked hiking trails for the fit and not so fit. Enjoy the streams, rivers and just be captured by the quiet of nature. Bring some board games for kids and some of their books from home. Useful on rainy days. The Lodge is set high on a ridge overlooking the northern Drakensberg, the Maluti mountains and most of the central Drakensberg. A wonderful base from which to experience what this part of the Drakensberg has in store for you. The BARNHOUSE is our Self Catering option on the same premises. It offers accommodation for groups and conferences. Enjoy the "homely" atmosphere and caring hosts. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$77 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Bergville
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$77 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Bergville
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Traveller (67)
Room & Suite (42)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (7)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Aquariain
19 May 2018|
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Response from DrakensbergRetreat | Property representative |
Please note the following: Compare the good reviews to the several bad one's. Management is not and never will be arrogant to any clientele as we are in a professional environment. Some guests really go out of their way to... More
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"If you want the best view of the Drakensberg, nearly 100km of mountains, you will not be disappointed."
vanasp
27 Aug 2018
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"Room 2 upstairs had a good view."
ashram22323
14 Jun 2018
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"Room 5 has a fireplace and sunset views with veranda"
ElmarieR12
07 Mar 2018
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"Upstairs rooms have better views"
preciousm405
03 Jul 2017
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