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Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

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Scheepersrus Farm Bergville District Okhahlamba, Bergville 3350 South Africa See on map
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 dirt road stunning views off the beaten track hiking trails overlooking the valley relaxing stay his wife rooms are spacious stayed for nights home away from home excellent food get away breakfast and dinner gerry drakensberg
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for just one night, the view and service was fantastic, it feels like a real family type hotel. The hotel has a cosy feel with a very large lounge area which is great for relaxing and looking out over the mountains.More

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Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Trustee at Drakensberg Mountain RetreatResponded 3 days ago

Thank you. We value the positive feedback following your recent one-night stay at Drakensberg, and concur that the unique experience offered by the Lodge with its' setting "off the beaten track", magnificent views of the Northern Drakensberg, interesting hiking trails and friendly hospitality too, make...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gravel road off the R74 to the hotel seemed to go on forever and is something of a challenge for a normal saloon car but the destination more than makes up for it. You think that you have arrived on the roof of the...More

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Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Trustee at Drakensberg Mountain RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Dear Malcolm. Thank you for such positive feedback on your stay at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat earlier this year. We agree that the unique experience offered by the Lodge with its' setting "off the beaten track" providing vast and magnificent views of the Northern Drakensberg, interesting...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place was amazing with excellent hosts, Theo and the team. Very professional and knowledgeable about the surroundings. Room was excellent and met all our needs and more. Excellent food as well together with a 'honest' bar. Will definitely recommend this place and we hope to...More

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Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Assistant at Drakensberg Mountain RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Prof. Lorenzo, we thank you for, and value the complimentary review following your stay at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat. The aim of Management and staff is for our guests to enjoy a relaxing, enjoyable and memorable stay which, given the setting of the Lodge with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This retreat is an excellent choice for people who wants to escape the cities, but the very bad road makes it hard to do day trips to the beautiful nearby Drakensberg and its activities. The building needs some attention as well, but views are excellent.More

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Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Assitant at Drakensberg Mountain RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jacobus, we value your feedback, both positive and negative, following a recent stay at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat. As the Retreat is located "off the beaten track", a feature sought after by many guests wishing to "get back to nature", the final section of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a wonderful place with a lovely view and surrounding . The rooms are well decorated and well organised .The food was excellent - the team was imaginative and resourceful to cater to one of us , who was a vegetarian . Gerry and...More

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Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Assitant at Drakensberg Mountain RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Avijit Dass We thank you for, and value the complimentary review following your recent stay at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat. The aim of Management and staff is for our guests to enjoy a relaxing, enjoyable and memorable stay which, given the setting of the Lodge...More

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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$75 - US$131 (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$75 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Bergville
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Dining (4)
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Aquariain
19 May 2018|
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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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