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Champagne Castle Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wellness centre”(24 reviews)
“lunch and dinner”(35 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
Champagne Castle Hotel is nestled below the second highest peak in South Africa, Champagne Castle (3377m), part of the main escarpment within the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg mountain range, the highest mountain range in South Africa. Due to its diversity of plant, bird and insect life and...
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R600 Champagne Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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The visit to Champagne Castle was arranged as a treat by my brother-in-law for his brothers birthday. What a delight. Nestled at the foot of towering mountain peaks the view is breathtaking. It offers 3 meals a day and tea & scones/other pastries at 11a.m....More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in March as part of an extended trip in SA. We have stayed in the Drakensberg previously, but not at this hotel. Wow!! This will not be our last visit to Champagne Castle. We stayed in a deluxe mountain...More

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Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Kate I am almost certain you are the first person to describe their stay with us as a land locked cruise. As Captain of the ship, I am glad we were able to do our...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the lodges in Drakensbergen which is very well located. Fabulous view from every place in the hotel. Beautiful swimming pool though unheated in july. Different nice walks start from the hotel. Expect a buffet restaurant of good quality for about 200...More

Thank Filan118
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the hotel for a mid-winter getaway. It was superb. The hotel is beautifully located with a stunning view of the Drakensberg Mountains. Our room looked out over the mountains and was well furnished and clean and the staff were friendly and polite. The...More

Thank Sarah M
Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Sarah We are fortunate to be located at the top of the Champagne Valley tucked beneath some of the Drakensberg's most beautiful mountains. As you point out, it makes for stunning views. I know our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to CC as a family of 12pax to celebrate my dad's 70th birthday this July and sadly, I was underwhelmed... The rooms are not air conditioned and the single oil heater you get, does not heat it up to a cosy warm temperature....More

Thank Melinda J
Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Melinda Happy birthday to your father. 70 is a great celebration to have with your family. I'm so sorry to hear that your overall experience was not what one should expect from their stay with...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$167 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$167 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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cailey698
28 August 2017|
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Response from MandR50 | Reviewed this property |
No. You may be able to get an included buffet breakfast and dinner and leave out lunch, but they do not do a la carte meals. Self catering is fine, but sometimes the hotel restaurant is not available to self catering... More
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Traveldeon
16 May 2017|
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Response from Georges_Romarin | Property representative |
Hi Traveldeon We certainly are not satisfied with the smoke that has recently been experienced in the lounge. We are working to fix it urgently. Thank you for taking the time to ask this.
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lovetotraveldotcom
17 March 2017|
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Response from BarrieBramley | Property representative |
There is one block (a new one) that has inter-leading rooms. It's the 300's block if you ask while you're doing your reservation. My favourite rooms in the hotel
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"Deluxe Mountain view for a great view when you wake up"
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"I think all the rooms have excellent views. possibility of air-conditioners in winter and summer???"
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"Mountain view room"
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"Best view of the berg to be had from the mountain facing rooms."
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