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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is the headquarters for visiting the Boer War Sites. We had an expert guide in Ron who took a great interest in helping us with Liz's grandfather's part in the war. Three Trees is an excellent place to stay (even if you are not interested in the war). It is peaceful.....no radio or TV in the individual lodges, You... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We had a two night stay at Three Trees with the main intention of learning about the battle of Spion Kop - and we were not disappointed! Simon's narration was so lifelike we felt we were there and it was a wonderful morning. In the afternoon Cheryl took over and we had a game walk with her in the neighbouring... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

If you are interested in the history of South Africa, and in particular the Boer War; if you like the idea of staying next to a nature reserve where rhinos, zebras and giraffe roam free, from the bottom of the hill down to the dam in the valley; if you are sensitive to the charm of 1900-colonial style wood and... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

This was our first stop on our first holiday in South Africa, so we really didn't know what to expect, but it was wonderful! As a family of 5, we stayed in the Churchill cottage - everything you could possibly need, so beautifully presented, and with a private pool and a full-length balcony. I couldn't believe my eyes when we... More 

1 Thank fishface4
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time. The accommodation was beautifully comfortable with spectacular views. The food was simple and delicious. The hospitality was outstanding. We enjoyed lovely hikes in the bushes. Very peaceful and quiet. We definitely recommend Three Tree Hill.

2 Thank Stevekuny
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

We have stayed in many different places both in South Africa and elsewhere. Of those there is a tiny handful where we have said to ourselves, not "we'd like to come back here sometime", but rather "we WILL come back again". It really is that special, and this is mainly due to the love and care that Simon and Cheryl... More 

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Cambridge, UK
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

A magical place, overlooking Spion Kop hill. Tastefully designed and decorated in a traditional style, Cheryl and Simon run a really excellent lodge with charming staff, excellent food and illuminating battlefield tours and game walks. There really is no substitute for seeing battlefield topography, especially for historical conflicts when the layout of the land had such a profound influence on... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This is a spot where history-brought-alive combines with attention to detail, with remote South Africa, with magnificent vistas and with a nurturing lodge. It's really lovely from beginning to end and you come away feeling that you have both absorbed a great deal and enjoyed a great escape. Excellent.

1 Thank Martin E
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

We really enjoyed our 3 night stay here. Our cottage was lovely and so much thought had been put into making our stay comfortable. The view from the bathroom was amazing! The Lodge has a wonderful library and Simon and Cheryl were excellent hosts and we were made to feel very welcome. Our meals were good and lunchtime salads particularly... More 

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Germiston South Africa
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

We recently visited the lodge with the family, our second visit. While we really enjoyed the first visit, we must say they have improved on that. The rooms are very comfortable and in our opinion don't require anything more to improve them. The food is very imaginative - no steak egg and chips here. A great deal of thought goes... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains, overlooking the secluded Mfazimnyama Valley of the Spioenkop Game Reserve and in the lee of the famous hill, Spioenkop, lies Three Trees lodge. Perfect half-way stop between Johannesburg & Durban, only 27km from the highway (N3)Spectacular scenery, locally grown Country-style food, fine linen and superb hosts makes this lodge the ideal environment in which to escape and unwind. This intimate luxury lodge is owner-managed by Simon & Cheryl Blackburn whose passion for Africa fills every corner. Guests are welcomed into their home, and invited to experience the warm hospitality in their family run lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Three Trees at Spioenkop

Address: Rhenosterfontein Farm | Hambrook Village, Bergville 3370, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Bergville
Price Range: ₹ 22,757 - ₹ 30,365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Three Trees at Spioenkop 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles maryhR935AJ, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Churchill's cottage was really good - they even allowed us to have dinner there.”
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“All rooms have great views of Spioenkop.”
 of 5 bubbles Kerry-Hancock, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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