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    The Nest Hotel

    On the R600 road, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good48%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    “value for money” (71 reviews)
    “new owners” (15 reviews)
    “old world charm” (11 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 577 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Some may say quaint but I would say weary, it just feels tired. Breakfasts fantastic, other meals not to my taste and they took absolutely no notice of stated food allergies. Nice to sit on the veranda and look out over the beautiful views.

    Thank Sylvia P
    Response from TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest HotelResponded yesterday

    Hi Sylvia P, Thank you very much for your constructive review. Whilst we strive to accommodate all of our guests, we also realize that we cannot be everyone's cup of tea. Regards The Nest Hotel

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had a very pleasant stay. The service was friendly and good. Meals were the highlight. An older typical Berg hotel. Our room was spacious and clean. Great for a quick break. My only criticism would be that the hotel could do with a new...More

    Thank kim l
    Response from TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest HotelResponded yesterday

    Good afternoon kim l, Thank you for your constructive review! We are actually in the process of revamping the property, so definitely watch this space! Regards Claire

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I recently went to The Nest with my husband for bowls training. We really enjoyed our stay - even more than a Hartenbos family holiday. I would recommend it for any bowls player. (their food is also fantastic, by the way.

    Thank SusanLeeuwner
    Response from TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest HotelResponded yesterday

    Good afternoon SusanLeeuwner, What a wonderful review! Be sure to check on next years bowls calendar to come for another visit (and more food!) Regards The Nest Hotel

    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Small hotel in the Champagne Valley. Hotel is a bit outdated, older rooms or rondavels are cold in winter and small, you will have to venture off the property in order to entertain the kids especially over the colder monthsMore

    Thank Tammydurban
    Response from Shelley L, Manager at The Nest HotelResponded 11 September 2017

    Good afternoon Tammydurban, While Berg winters are especially icy, all of our rooms are equipped with underfloor heating for your comfort. Our hotel boasts a number of activities, such as tennis, volleyball, badminton, swimming, hiking, bowls & table tennis, as well as a full entertainment...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Our hosts recommended us to have 6-course traditional dinner in The Nest. The dining room was a very inpersonal convention-style room. Service was quick but not very friendly or personal. Only the toast with smoked salmon and the tiramisu dessert were fine. Main course was...More

    Thank RBR-66
    Response from Shelley L, Manager at The Nest HotelResponded 11 September 2017

    Good afternoon RBR-66, While we strive to accommodate all of our guests, we do realise that we cannot be everyone's cup of tea! We thrive on being a wholesome country-style hotel with traditional food & values, this seems to work for us as our return...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 55
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Drakensberg Region >
    • Winterton
    • Also Known As
    • The Nest - Drakensburg Mountain Hotel Winterton
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    Quinton J
    11 October 2017|
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    Response from Jemima S | Reviewed this property |
    The meals are multiple courses... you chose which ones you want and if you want a second portion they welcome that. Lunch was less choices and a salad and soup buffet... well prepared and tasty. Our room they were separate... More
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    Response from Zelda B | Reviewed this property |
    They’re actually quite relaxed about the dress code. Long trousers for men, but I saw many wearing jeans.
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    "Mountain view rooms - wake up to our beautiful berg."
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    "Rondavels are probably quieter."
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