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Kuruman, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

December 2016 one of my friend got married and hosted their reception at Red Sands. This location is so well set up and offers all required for a pleasant experience. The food is always of the higheste standards and cannot be faulted. I have visited Red Sands frequently during the last 15 years and even held my own wedding reception...

Thank dreyern74
Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Comfortable, well appointed and spacious cottages are situated around the main lodge that offers an excellent restaurant. Plenty for the kids, and adults, to do to relieve the discomfort of long distance travel. A few kilometers from Kuruman it is an ideal stop over while en route to Kgalagadi or Northern Cape Flora.

Thank 23DaveG
South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The rooms have been updated since our last visit a year ago, and it has been done very well, by a person who notices detail :) Our room was very clean, very quiet, and was well equipped for self catering. Choose one of the chalets on the hill, they have a nice view. We stopped over the christmas days, when...

1Thank europeholidays
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Our chalet were broken into in early hours of the 26th of December. All our doors were locked, but the robbers managed to break open the sliding door just 3 meters from where we slept. They went into the children's bedroom and stole a cell that was on the nightstand right between the beds. Stole my husbands wallet and wedding...

1Thank WilmaVermeulen
RichardKaufmann, Owner at Red Sands Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Wilma It saddens me to hear about your horrible experience at our establishment. As you have noticed, we have taken many measures to ensure our guests safety and security and even in spite of it, this has happened. I know that no wording can repair this damage and we are looking at new ways to tighten security even more....

Reviewed 2 January 2017

On our trip from JNB airport to the Kgalagadi park we have stop at red Sand for one night. Because of the insecurity at Kuruman, we have choosen to pass via kimberley ... It was perhaps a mistake, it took around 8 hours for us to reach this destination and the restaurant was closed. The staff is nice and the...

Thank ThierryIT
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We visit the lodge on 18 December 2016. Much to our suprise the restaurant close that night until January 2017. No breakfast available . We booked there before because of the nice buffet and breakfis. We wanted to visit the lodge again on our return trip but wil stay now at another venue in Kuruman that will supply meals

Thank Gert D
Richard K, Owner at Red Sands Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gert Thank you for your review. I would like to apologise that our restaurant was closed over the period that you stayed here. This year we have decided to close over the festive period as it is normally our quietest time and wanted to award our staff the opportunity to spend time with their families over Christmas. We tried...

loomis ca
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Just looking to break up the drive from KTP to JNB and decided on this. What a lovely place with exceptional guest service. Rather than camp which we usually do, we opted for a chalet. $840R including breakfast. A sweet place, lots o windows, clean, hot shower, mini frig, coffee and tea making facilities. A place under cover to park....

Thank ernieLoomisCa
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A very neat and well run lodge where everything works. I stayed in November and enjoyed every minute. The restaurant served one of the best steaks I have ever eaten and the service is fantastic. The Lodge is set just off the road out of Kuruman and if you are travelling in that direction and looking for a place to...

Thank Mike W
South Africa
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visiting Red Sands was super, enjoyed a dip in the swimming pool and a memorable walk through the surrounding hills. Also seeing the wildlife in the area. A great attraction for family and friends...lots to do! Professional staff on hand!

1Thank Cedric P
Midrand, South Africa
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stopped over on our way to the Fish River Canyon. Ideal full days drive from Johannesburg. Kuruman offers everything you need to stock up before settling for the night. We used their camping facilities. Clean. Staff friendly. Good stay and easy to book.

Thank ruizr8780

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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Red Sands Country Lodge

Address: N14, Kuruman 8460, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Kuruman
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Sands Country Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Red Sands Country Lodge Kuruman, Northern Cape
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“request a room away from the entrance road.”
 of 5 bubbles 23DaveG, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are chalets with kitchen, or smaller rondawels without. Chalets on the hill have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles europeholidays, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cottages or camping depending on your flavour!”
 of 5 bubbles cedricp500, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book early. They are popular.”
 of 5 bubbles ruizr8780, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ideal for campers stop over”
 of 5 bubbles cpvdm, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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