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Reviewed 11 July 2016

The dorms themselves are quite basic, nothing special really. We stayed in December at the peak of summer, and the dorms got exceptionally hot which made sleeping a bit difficult at times. The swimming pool is more of a dam, as it has not been maintained properly in years, however a few brave people did still swim. Wifi and laundry...

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Edmund001, Owner at Inkosana Lodge, responded to this review

We endured a heat wave in the summer of 2015 as never before, mercifully it broke just before christmas and temperatures normaliised. We have an eco dam and the exceptional heat for 3 months made the flora go mad, we did explain this to guests. I have never heard of free personal laundry, We charge a one off fee of...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights here, and really enjoyed it! We stayed in one of the rondawels with an en-suite bathroom. It was clean and practical. The lodge is very conveniently situated with great views, a few minutes away from Monk's Cowl Park, where we enjoyed a lovely hike; as well as many other attractions. The owner is...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Very good B&B with very friendly and helpful owners. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. This was a nice stay even if there is nothing to do in Bergville. It's just a starting point to go trekking in the Drakensberg

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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

My sister and I booked in here for a berg long weekend and we were really impressed with the efficient staff and the clean rooms. The facilities were perfect and we had everything we needed. We knew we would arrive late on the first night and so opted for a dorm room, but after that we moved to the camping...

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

We stayed in a rondavel which was clean but very dark inside. In my opinion, these rooms are overpriced, especially when you consider that Internet is not free and the prices for the meals are quite high. The communal kitchen was dirty, lots of dirty dishes and sticky floors. There was a power outage for one day due to maintenance...

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Edmund001, Owner at Inkosana Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, I am so sorry if you felt neglected, we pride ourselves on good service and customer satisfaction. I was away and did forget to tell the lady in charge that a power cut would occur. Nevertheless we do get the odd outtages and deal with them and make guests feel comfortable. I am sure if you needed any adviceor...

Toulouse, France
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view, easy access to facilities (bathroom and kitchen), perfect terrain for the tent. Wifi accessible too, lodge is very comfy and you immediately feel at home when resting in the big room with everyone. No hesitation, you can go there, you will enjoy it !

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Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Well done Ed! (The owner). I stayed in the dorm section of this lodge, on 29/3/16. A warm welcome from the owner, good atmosphere, clean, comfortable beds with two pillows not one! Hot showers and a bath! Quiet. Extra thoughtful touches, such as a Welcome note on the unoccupied bed welcoming the next guest, requests not to make a noise...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We arrived hot an bothered at the lodge only to be met by one of the staff who immediately offered us a cup of coffee or tea. The lodge it self is at the foot of the majestic Drakensberg and during the late afternoon we had the pleasure of seeing the clouds building up over the mountain. During the night...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We liked this place so much we actually ended up staying an extra day rather than driving into Joburg for our final night before catching our flight home! The Inkosana Lodge is a place like no other! The owner (Ed) is extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the Drakensburg area, the hostel is clean and well kept and the kitchen was...

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Germiston, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Inkosana Lodge offers tremendous value for money. The chalets are basic but very cleaned and well serviced on a daily basis. The communal kitchens are very tidy and provide everything a traveller needs. The ablutions are spotless. The owner is very friendly and helpful and his cooking is marvelous. This is a great place from which to explore the central...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wonderful vibe, views, garden, meals, reteat-like, pool, honest expert advice on whole mountain day walks and overnight trails , no hidden agendas, riding biking , canopy your, Bushmman art , battlefields , Boy's Choir, arts and crafts, Lonely Planet pick for the Drakensberg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inkosana Lodge

Address: R600 Champagne Valley, Cathkin Park 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Cathkin Park
Price Range: $39 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“We had a hut with en suite but the room with en suite is much bigger if you like more space.”
R0wenaG, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Something for everybody”
anthonybM7161NX, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rondavels are probably quieter. We had the family room ensuite in the main building.”
PaulChanguion, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The dorms are excellent”
1745, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go for walks in the area or a swim in the mountain poolos”
796elise, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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