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    Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort

    Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
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    • Excellent26%
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    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
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    Golf Course
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    Kids Club
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here a few nights during a two week road trip through KwaZulu-Natal. We pretty much only needed a base from which to explore this region (Sani Pass, etc) and in that respect Gooderson's wasn't perfect for us. I guess we were the only clients...More

    Thank Mohnomishe
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Mohnomishe, Thank you for your review, a real pity the hotel did not meet your expectations in terms of experience. You are right, our resort is very focused on adventure, activities and kids' entertainment, we believe being a wonderful family destination. And I do...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a warm, fun filled experience at this hotel. Lots on offer to do. Staff are outstanding. Food delicious! Rooms of the hotel were clean with beautiful Mountain Views. Feels like a family run business with top notch warmth and hospitality (you can feel...More

    Thank Romys A
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Romys, Many thanks for your lovely review of our resort. It gives us great pride to see our client appreciating all we do, and all for your experience. I will be sure to share your review with our staff, who are very proud of...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stay for about a week and after the 3 days we got bored, the rooms for the hotel needs a MAJOR renovation and with all the money the resort makes with all its in house restaurants I don’t see why it’s not possible, decor...More

    Thank Kashiefa J
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Kashiefa, Thank you for your review. The past 4 or so years has seen major upgrades and investment on the property, and is a common compliment from our regular client that has seen the improvements and the multitude of facilities and adventure activities that...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights in December and the experience did not live up to expectation. With the exception of one or two employees the staff were slow and unhelpful. At times they looked like they had just been thrown in at the deep...More

    Thank Richard R
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Richard, Thank you for your review. I have taken your comments on coffee up with our Housekeeping and F&B teams. Agreed, quite unnecessary, with apologies. Our facilities are for all guests to equally use on the resort, and we would hope that our Adventure...More

    Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

    We were staying at Fairways in the Drakensberg Gardens complex and miscalculated our food supply and so sought a restaurant for dinner. Berg View was open so we booked, with no high expectations. It is situated next to the hotel pool. It is a very...More

    Thank Ross S
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 2 December 2017

    Dear Ross S, Thank you for taking the time to review our Bergview restaurant. We also believe it is a lovely restaurant, and certainly a favourite on the resort for a more intimate dining experience. I will be sure to share your comments with our...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$108 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 88
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    • Underberg
    • Also Known As
    • Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Leisure Hotel Underberg ,
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    Quinton J
    18 October 2017|
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    Response from Peter M | Property representative |
    Good Morning, We charge a rate of R65 per person per day for use of the gym facility, and strictly No Under 16s allowed in the Wellness Centre at any time. There is also a refundable cover charge at the gate, per... More
    Desiré V
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Peter M | Property representative |
    Good Morning, Yes, we do have heating at the slide pool, as well as "the Cove", an outdoor heated pool, free for all to use. It can be a challenge in winter to maintain high temperatures here though. The Wellness Centre... More
    3 July 2017|
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    Response from Peter M | Property representative |
    Greetings - GDay is quite right. Around 45 / 50 minutes to the bottom of the pass. You must have a 4X4 to be allowed through, with passports. No complications for vehicle access as Lesotho is landlocked, and kids no... More
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