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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was so much more then what we expected. From the moment we arrived we where able to absorb the splendour and the tranquillity. The absolute perfect destination to "recharge". The owners did a fantastic job in creating a home away from home for their guests.The friendly, diligent and personalised service blew us away. We will most definitely be back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A picturesque lodge in the most breathtaking part of Harrismith. With impeccable service, beautifully prepared gourmet meals and therapeutic view's, there's nothing more you could possibly ask for when checking into this magnificent lodge

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Shaun, Thank you so much for your positive review regarding the Lodge and the service. We are all very happy to hear you had such a memorable stay. Once again congratulations and good luck with all the upcoming wedding arrangements,, we trust all will go smoothly and that we will be welcoming you back for your honeymoon or anniversary...

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Wild Horses in March and we both felt it was one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in. The setting is so totally tranquil and stunningly beautiful overlooking the resevoir with wild horses roaming close to the hotel. The staff were exceptional, Janine, Colisi and Vi the chef made our stay with their friendliness ,...

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thank you so much for your positive review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your husband, we enjoyed getting to know you both and look forward to welcoming you back. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Tugela Falls. Have a wonderful weekend. Kind regards Janine

Krugersdorp
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wanted to spend some quality time with my wife in the beauty of God's creation enjoying His creation and the wonderful company of my wife entrusted to me by God. The service was excellent and the meals were well prepared and of high quality. The view from the room was more than wonderful overlooking the lake. A pleasure waking up...

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Let me take the opportunity to thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation towards our Lodge. I am delighted to read through your review and knowing that we have managed to deliver a great experience. It was a pleasure spending some time with you and your husband. We are very excited to welcome you back...

Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This has to be one the best places in the world to relax. The scenery is lovely, the rooms comfortable, the food delicious and the staff always helpful. I have been three times and hope to go again. Perhaps next time I will try horse riding

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you so much for staying with us at Wild Horses Lodge and for your positive review. Always a pleasure welcoming you back and giving you our utmost attention and gratitude. We look forward to welcoming you again and definitely booking the Horse Riding. May you have a blissful 2017. Kindest Regards Janine

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A wonderful hideaway with plenty to do and yet the calm and privacy just to have a complete rest. The food was exceptional and the staff so welcoming and kind. Our room (of only four bedrooms) had an amazing view as well as all the amenities one would expect in a first class hotel.

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Grimshaww, Let me take the opportunity to thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation towards our Lodge. I am delighted to read through your review and knowing that we have managed to deliver a great experience. Thank you for all the welcoming conversations we had, it was nice getting to know you and your wife....

Vereeniging, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It was an unforgettable experience and I cant wait to visit them again. Everything was perfect, from the comfortable rooms with a beautiful view over the dam to the delicious food and excellent service.

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Anmare, Thank you for staying with us at Wild Horses Lodge and for your positive review. I am glad you and your husband had such a memorable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back for another great experience and next time we book your Horse riding with our Appaloosas. Good luck on your Hotel for Dogs business I...

Vereeniging, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

What a breathtaking view and top hospitality the food was well prepared. I love the idea of dressing smart casual as it compliments the place and sets a romantic dinner for 2. Activities were limited due to weather but we could got some nice DVD's from the reception and it was really nice Thank you so much

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Dear Salome, Let me take the opportunity to thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation towards our Lodge. I am delighted to read through your review and knowing that we have managed to deliver a great experience. It was a pleasure spending some time with you and your husband. We are very excited to welcome you back...

Sandy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

After a 20km journey over roads that I expected to be worse given previous reviews I'd read, we arrived at this lovely sandstone lodge, designed & built by it's owners who we had the privilege to meet..... Unfortunately, our 2 full days there were very overcast & we didn't get to enjoy a boat trip on the dam. We did...

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Hi Paul and Cass, Thank you so much for staying with us at Wild Horses. I hope you both had a safe trip and a wonderful festive season. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Lodge in the near future to sunny skies. Kind Regards Janine

Erding, Germany
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Outstanding place in a breathtaking surrounding. A stunning landscape and excellent service allowed us to rewind. Trish, John and their staff gave us warm welcome and made us feel at home straight from the beginning. The food (especially breakfast) is excellent and the selection of wines is really good. A perfect place to get away from everything.

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Dear Joerg, Let me take the opportunity to thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation towards our Lodge. I am delighted to read through your review and knowing that we have managed to deliver a great experience. It is always nice for the guests to meet the Heart and Soul behind Wild Horses, Trish and Jon thank...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Eastern Free State's pristine Sterkfontein Nature Reserve at the foothills of the Drakensberg Escarpment, Wild Horses Lodge is the perfect location for an African breakaway. With its panoramic views of the majestic Platberg Mountain and the vast Sterkfontein Dam, the Lodge is a masterpiece of architectural design in local sandstone and offers luxury accommodation, exquisite cuisine and a variety of activities centred around the dam and the abundant wildlife of the reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wild Horses Lodge

Address: Sterkfontein Dam, Harrismith 9880, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Harrismith
Price Range: ₹ 16,011 - ₹ 18,865 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Wild Horses Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Best rooms looking out on the Dam is the Zebra room top floor and the room beneath.”
debfis77, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the lake facing rooms for the best views. The other two rooms look into the mountain.”
Jasondwilliams, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Zebra room!”
Stephenmurray235, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms that face the dam.”
CapeTownHelen, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Just a perfect getaway to celebrate special occasions.”
kds295, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
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