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Sterkfontein Dam Drakensberg, Harrismith 9880 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
Reviews (179)
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My only regret is that we couldn't stay longer. From the moment we arrived, Jennifer and the team at Wild Horses Lodge ensured our stay was spectacular! Aside from the breathtaking views and gorgeous surrounds, the lodge itself is stunning and allows for the perfect...More

Thank NhlosoD
Response from WildHorsesLodge, Manager at Wild Horses LodgeResponded 19 October 2017

Nhloso & Sli, We hope your next stay is going to be longer. We so glad you enjoyed Vuyo's fare and the auro of romance the lodge provides. See you both soon, Jen, Vuyo and the team!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Wild horses is very different to any lodge I have stayed at previously. The limited amount of rooms mean that you get a very personal service experience, and the food and views were spectacular. I would recommend it for anyone needing a few days to...More

Thank DevlinG5
Response from WildHorsesLodge, Manager at Wild Horses LodgeResponded 19 October 2017

Devlin, it was an absolute pleasure meeting both of you, you both seem to understand and embrace the spirit of our mountain and the beautiful surroundings. I am sure you will be back for more.. Jon and Trish .

Reviewed 16 October 2017

I only have compliments for Wild Horses Lodge. There is attention to detail in everything here. The rooms are great and the food is excellent. We wanted to steal the chef, Vuyo, and take her home with us! Jonny and Trish were excellent hosts

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Thank Dave S
Response from WildHorsesLodge, Owner at Wild Horses LodgeResponded 19 October 2017

Dave, it is always a pleasure to host such gentle people such as you and your wife, we look forward to seeing you again. Jon & Trish

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Excellent service, friendly personnel clean rooms, good food. From the moment we stopped there the personnel were very friendly. Very excellent area. The building is amazing. So much hard work. The manager is excellent. Made you feel very welcomeMore

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Thank 226liac
Response from WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses LodgeResponded 18 September 2017

Dear 226liac, Thank you for your positive review and feedback regarding your stay. I am glad to hear that you got to experience and enjoy all we have to offer. We hope to welcome you back to the Lodge soon! Keep an eye out for...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a beautiful venue ! Honestly probably the most romantic and prettiest setting one could ever wish for.. Sadly the staff did not compliment the setting ! No personal touch at all � actually very unfriendly starting from the Manger Janine and just flowed downward,...More

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Response from WildHorsesLodge, Owner at Wild Horses LodgeResponded 13 August 2017

It was unfortunate that you did not stay at the lodge but only experienced the wedding that was organised by the bridal couple and their wedding planner. As a special concession we made the lodge available for considerably more guests than we normally do ,...More

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Description
Located in the Eastern Free State's pristine Sterkfontein Nature Reserve at the foothills of the Drakensberg Escarpment, Wild Horses Lodge is the perfect location for an African breakaway. With its More panoramic views of the majestic Platberg Mountain and the vast Sterkfontein Dam, the Lodge is a masterpiece of architectural design in local sandstone and offers luxury accommodation, exquisite cuisine and a variety of activities centred around the dam and the abundant wildlife of the reserve. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$245 - US$289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Harrismith
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$245 - US$289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Harrismith
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Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Knapie
15 October 2018|
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Response from WildHorsesLodge | Property representative |
Hello, We are about 30+- Kms from Harrismith
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Katlego M
28 September 2018|
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We do not have day visitors at our lodge. We only have the max of 8 guests who can stay at our lodge at a time. Best wishes on finding somewhere for your family gathering.
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Room Tips
"Sunrise and Zebra have dam views."
BrettErasmus
4 weeks ago
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"We stayed in the Zebra room which has a lovely view of the dam."
Glaudine2014
3 May 2018
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"The front two rooms are more expensive, but definitely worth the increase for the view you get over the dam."
Jules_G31
28 Feb 2018
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"The rooms with a view over the dam are highly recommended!!"
MTMOD-AAT
22 Jan 2018
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