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Pinetown, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to spend the weekend away from all technology, no cellphone reception at cottage, no tv. just bliss, ideal time to catch up with reading as it was raining most of the weekend. cottage lovely & clean. lovely surroundings to take a walk and relax... great hosts and very helpful. Meriam the lady supervisor looking after the accommodation was... More 

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Bobbie M, Manager at Eagles Rock Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this nice review. I will definitely convey this to Mariot later this morning. You are more than welcome to visit us again. Kind Regards Bobby manager More 

Patong, Thailand
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Booked the 10 sleeper, which was spacious, well organized, awesome log cabin feel... The owners are friendly and very helpful..Directions to the place could be a little better. Seemed like all units had a satellite dish, so carry your DSTV decoders and a portable TV if you have one, should you be a TV junkie, only noticed it once I... More 

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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I have visited with friends, but unfortunately don't remember the name of the house we stayed in😊 it was located higher than others, on top of a small hill and slept 10 people. Anyway... beautiful location with stunning views! Great, peaceful evenings under beautiful stars (first time to see Milky Way, so it'll stay in my heart forever!) and wonderful... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2016

What an amazing place, our family stayed in Fish Eagle Chalet for the Easter weekend. The chalet is well appointed and comfortable with everything you need. The view from each the kitchen over the river is stunning. The restore was full but each chalet is situated in such a way that you don't even hear your neighbors. If you don't... More 

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Bobbie M, Manager at Eagles Rock Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback we appreciate all feedback. You are more than welcome to visit us again and this time you will qualify for a 10% discount. Kind Regards Bobby More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Our family planned a special Christmas and booked the entire resort, family came from all over South Africa and abroad. Our wing of the family stayed in the wood cabin Lammergeier. The cabin provided magnificent views and the bedrooms were acceptable, however the cabin is in need of some maintenance and the deck has seen better days, my grandfather fell... More 

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Bobbie M, Manager at Eagles Rock Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued feedback. Since your stay we have done interior maintenance on the cabin and the deck has been totally replaced. You are more than welcome to visit us again. Kind Regards More 

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2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Great accommodation with river, mountain and farm views. It was very chilly but the fireplace indoors kept us toasty. We caught a fish in the dam on the property. The location was central to lots of attractions. The general property needs a little more maintenance or tlc but maybe it comes to life in summer. Guesthouse managers were friendly. Apparently... More 

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Thabazimbi, South Africa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

My wife and I came to Eagles Rock for our honeymoon. What a place to spend a few days in complete solitude! We managed to do everything we wanted to do in the area; visit the local cheese farm, try your luck with a tout, visit the local book shop(great value on classic books!) and even a few museums. if... More 

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East London, South Africa
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015

We were there for 5 days with family and friends. The scenery in the berg is beautiful, and we had an awesome drive up Sani Pass. We did a bit of fishing, trail running, hiking and tubing down the river, as well as a round of golf at the Underberg CC. The accommodation is comfortable, but basic. The house decor... More 

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63 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

Though the couple who's responsible there is very friendly, the view is great, the place is very basic and outdated. We were on a trip in South Africa for three and a half weeks and the Eagle Rock was the worst accomodation: dirty, basic and outdated. Maybe its a matter of great expectations but this lodge did not really satisfy... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for couple days in winter and had a lovely time with a log fire at night. It was truly beautiful there and the chalets were nicely decorated. The owners were very friendly and accommodating to all our needs. Definitely where we will stay if we go to underberg again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Saunders Family welcomes you to Eagles’ Rock, our beautiful piece of God’s creation set in the magnificent Southern Drakensberg Mountains ( part of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site ), near Underberg and Himeville. Only 7,7km out of Underberg on the Drakensberg Gardens Road, Eagles’ Rock is spectacularly positioned on a mountain plateau overlooking the Umzimkulu River and farmlands with the Giants Cup flanked by the mighty Hodgeson’s peaks in the background. Being owner run ensures a very warm welcome, wonderful hospitality and an enjoyable holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eagles Rock Mountain Retreat

Address: P O Box 495, Underberg 3257, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Price Range: $54 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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  • lovely view from the cottage
 of 5 bubbles leedB1560DO, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 10 Sleeper lodge in my opinion had the best view.”
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“Awesome views from most chalets as far as I am concerned”
 of 5 bubbles mgfjd1, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
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