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Drakensberg Sun Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$308*
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of our favourite hotels to visit. The setting is too magnificent for words with a fortune of things to do from hiking, rowing around the dam, horse riding, zip lining, the list is endless. The in-house entertainment for guests is also extensive and there is always something to do and the kids are entertained royally leaving lots of time...

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Roger P, Manager at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback and comments following your recent stay. Really appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back here soon. Regards Roger

Pretoria
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the second visit to Drakensberg Sun Resort. Our stay there were excellent. Friendly staff and very competent. Food was excellent and the staff very helpful. quiet place to stay and every morning feel the fresh air. The activities was very good. The rooms are spacious and very clean. Even the hotel ground are neat and clean. I will...

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Roger P, Manager at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jan It was a pleasure having you on the Resort with us and thank you for the lovely feedback. This will be shared with our staff at our next general staff meeting. Until we meet again, Best regrads Roger

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely 5 nights at Drakensberg Sun, We swopped out from our usual Cabanas timeshare week, and it was well worth it. The chalet was well appointed, the beds and linen were luxurious to say the least. There is lots to do in the Champagne Valley and also nice hikes from the resort itself. We will definitely do...

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Roger P, Manager at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Dear Caroline Not only was it a pleasure to have you with us but thank you so much for your positive feedback. I hope to see you on the Resort again soon. Best regrads Roger

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this hotel 4 times now and would return any time. It's lovely to have a place where you can just kick back and relax and not have to worry about anything. The food is excellent and the planned activities during busy times are lovely. The kids especially enjoyed the karaoke night and the complementary pony rides....

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Roger P, Manager at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Dear Varaidzo It was a pleasure having you on the Resort with us and your wonderful feedback will be shared with the staff. My sincere thanks and until we meet again. Best regrads Roger

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spend a week in the self-catering chalets with a couple of friends. Great facilities, friendly staff and quiet time. Can strongly recommend the spa for a good massage. Many other activities in the immediate surroundings. Also good for families with small children.

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Roger P, Manager at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback following your recent stay with us and your mention of the Spa will be shared with the owners. Thank you so much and I hope to see you here again soon. Best regrads Roger

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From our arrival until our departure the staff were friendly. Being a busy long weekend there should have been more staff on duty at dinner. The rooms were well appointed with great views and the buffet selection good. We needed a life to town as our car had an issue and this was arranged without any fuss. Of course being...

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Roger P, Manager at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Dear Peter Your comments on the friendly staff are most welcome and will be shared at our next staff meeting. I have discussed your comment on the staffing in the restaurant during busy times with the Manager and the Chef and am confident that this will be resolved. I am sorry that we did not bring the Music in the...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

dinner unhappy with the menu definitely not value for money just one roast , 2 curry dishes and plenty salad hotel used to be excellent dinner you leave talking good about it last stay will not be having diner again.

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Roger P, Manager at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr & Mrs Josh Your feedback on the dinner is appreciated and certainly not in line with our usual comments. I did discuss this with the Head Chef and am confident that we will rectify this. Thank you for taking the time to bring your comments to my attention. Best regrads Roger

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely apartment on the ground floor with 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms lounge and kitchen. A beautiful view. The resort has excellent family facilities and is well situated close to other local attractions. Good food at the restaurant.

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Dear Marji It was an absolute pleasure having you with us and your feedback and comments really do assist us in maintaining the high standards that we set ourseves. Thank you. Take care and until we meet again Best regards Roger

Pretoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the standard services and facilities were up to standard excepting for a terrible sewerage smell in the chalet which persisted throughout our stay. Even after two visits to rectify.The staff were great and the grounds were well kept and security staff were very visible and polite.

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Dear Daniel We were aware of this and I am happy to respond that this has been succesfully repaired. Please accept my sincere apologhies for this inconvenience and if I can assist you in advance of any future visits to the Resort please do not hesitate to contact me directly. Until we meet again, Best regards Roger

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Drakensberg Sun for three nights. Great venue with phenomenal views and majestic sun sets. Excellent hiking options from easy to challenging although the tour operator at the hotel should warn you up front about the wild animals on the trails - we were confronted by baboons. Great range of activities to choose and I recommend driving...

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Dear Walter It was a great pleasure to have you with us and your comprehensive feedback and comments is hugely appreciated and most welcome. Please accept my sincere thanks and if I can assist you in advance of any future visist please do not hesitate to contact me and I will gladly oblige. Take care and until we meet again,...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Drakensberg is one of South Africa’s most acclaimed tourist destinations and it is little wonder why. Set in the breathtaking Cathkin Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains, the Drakensberg Sun not only offers guests panoramic views of the region but some of the best resort facilities and amenities imaginable. If you’re interested in visiting the Drakensberg during your next holiday, the Drakensberg Sun resort is the accommodation offering for you. ... more   less 

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Address: R600, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Winterton
Price Range: $283 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Drakensberg Sun Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Hotel Winterton
Drakensberg Sun Hotel
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