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Fairways Gold Crown Resort

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Durban South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed at a unit at Fairways. What a let down. This resort is desperately in need of an upgrade! It is very dated and poorly appointed.The servicing staff were inefficient and left our unit dirty and untidy.The Eagles Nest restaurant was a disgrace too. The staff were inattentive. The food was cold and not stocked up.The whole resort area...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Dear Peter Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Fairways. Comments, albeit negative, are taken in a very serious light in our endeavours to make our guests stay more pleasurable. We thank you for highlighting your disappointment and are looking into the matter as we speak. We sincerely apologize for the lack of efficiency with staff...

SOUTH AFRICA
Reviewed 26 March 2017

They have maintained their excellent standard over the years as one of the best equipped timeshares that I have ever stayed at. Their staff are always friendly and helpful. Noticed that they have installed a Reuter/, modem upstairs not yet in operation. Informed by their staff that they hope their wifi service will be in operation in the near future....

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We spent a weekend with friends at Fairways, ones first impression is always the lasting impression, we were so impressed, as you walked, the dining room table was beautifully laid out and everything looked so nice and clean. We couldn't find any fault what so ever. We took some lovely.... Not too far walks, and were impressed of how even...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER - TIMESHARE at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lesley Thank you for taking the time to post comments on your recent stay at Fairways. We are so pleased that you had an enjoyable and relaxed holiday. With regard to the staff in the hotel dining room, we will take this up with Hotel Management with a view to improving in all aspects.

La-Lucia
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Fairways is situated in a 18 hole golf course. It is nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains. We occupied a proper four sleeper unit with two beds in the attic and a queen bed in the en-suite. It had a sunken lounge and a large verandah with braai facilities. The unit was well maintained and the staff were very...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our flagship Resort. We are so pleased that you de-stressed with your holiday in the mountains. We wish you a very happy Christmas and everything of the best for the New Year and look forward to hosting you once again at our pristine resort. Kind regards COLLEEN

Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Last year it was a winter break.... this year it was in glorious summer and both holidays were equally enjoyable. Spectacular views, a hospitable golf course and wonderful amenities for children and young folk makes this a destination of choice. The units are comfortable, well equipped and are serviced by friendly staff. It is wonderful to witness that the resort...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Dear Garth Thank you so much for your positive review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you once again in the not too distant future. Kind regards COLLEEN

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The semi detached chalet is well equipped and comfortable. The verandah looks out over the golf course and up to the berg and the rhino peak and overlooks the golf course. Eland roam freely on the golf course. The hiking in the berg is pleasantly strenuous and only the fittest should try the day climb up to the rhino horn,...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Fairways. Glad that you enjoyed yourself and look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Regards COLLEEN

Colesberg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The units are neat and equipped very well and have spectacular views of the mountain. The resort has a lot to offer in the way of entertainment and amenities. The same can unfortunately not be said about the food on offer at the hotel. Arriving late this afternoon, we opted to have dinner at the Drakensberg Garden Hotel. We were...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICE - TIMESHARE at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Fairways and glad that you enjoyed your unit at our Fairways Resort. We sincerely apologize for the bad experience at the Hotel and thank you for bringing this to our attention. We have advised the Hotel General Manager of your review in terms of the food and assure you that this will be attended...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We went away as a family and stayed at Fairways. Was so impressed with the facilities available, especially for children. It completely made our weekend. The staff were knowledgeable and very friendly. My 4 year old niece left her Leapfrog behind and I was extremely impressed when, 30 mins after leaving the resort, we received a phone call from Fairways...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Bardie Thank you for taking the time to comment on Trip Advisor. We are extremely happy to receive such positive comments and that you had a great time. Look forward to welcoming to Fairways again in the near future.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A lovely stay at Fairways this past weekend - big, spacious Chalet - everything one needs in the Chalet.. Clean, lovely view of Rhino Horn, right on the Golf Course! Lots of lovely leisurely walks available.

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ms van Vuuren Thank you for taking the time to comment on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Fairways. We are pleased that you had a lovely stay and that the chalet met up to your expectations. Look forward to welcoming you again to Fairways in the not too distant future

Buckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A muddle up with our booking. We were told we had booked chalet 116 and when we arrived it was already occupied but the receptionist found us another chalet. 161 which was too far away for the wheel chair for my 90 year old mother. That was the whole purpose of our visit to give my Mum a treat. Luckily...

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colleen112, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER at Fairways Gold Crown Resort, responded to this review

Dear Diana Thank you for your response with regard to your recent stay at Fairways. It was only Unit 143 that was booked through our offices. Unit 116 and Unit 161 are sole ownership units - the booking on Unit 116 was done through another company. Even though there was a mix up with your booking, we are pleased that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer self-catering rental accommodation in 6 sleeper and 8-sleeper cottages at The Fairways, situated within the Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort. Additional units can be sourced for larger bookings, subject to availability. The cottages have the following : Fully equipped kitchen including microwave, washing machine and tumble drier. Limited DSTV Individual braai facilities Telephone. Fireplace in the lounge + heaters in the main bedrooms The cottages are serviced daily. The 6 sleepers have a main bedroom with queen size bed and en suite bathroom (separate shower and bath), 2nd bedroom with 2 single beds, 2nd bathroom (combined shower/bath) and an upstairs loft room with 2 single beds. The 8 sleeper unit is similar, but has an additional downstairs bedroom with queen size bed and has an additional separate toilet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairways Gold Crown Resort

Address: Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Price Range: ₹ 8,791 - ₹ 15,837 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairways Gold Crown Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Most rooms have beautiful views”
Lesley1222, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a unit right on the 14th Fairway.”
201garthm, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All chalets have views of the berg.”
kdgarlipp, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The front chalets look over the golf-course and have views of the mountains, while the back chalets all have views of the mountains.”
SharonT294, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Most chalets have a view of the berg.”
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  • berg in distance
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BARRYBE, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
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