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Drakensberg Sun Resort

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely hotel with amazingl hikes from the resort grounds. The Blue grotto hike is by far the most beautiful,scenic one that boast 3 waterfalls thereby no chance of dehydration. We took the breakfast and dinner option which I would recommend to all. Very accommodating staff members that are always ready to assist. The resort is close to other attractions...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are so many activities for all ages! Friendly staff! Well kept gardens and facilities. Beautiful swimming pools. Chalet was well maintained and overlooks the lake and mountains. Dinners are delicious with a variety of dishes. Their Belgain Waffles are delicious!

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Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I were deeply disappointed with Drakensberg Sun, mostly in the way the management couldn't or wouldn't help us. We planned a 6 day over night hike in the Drakensberg and phoned the hotel a few months before to ask if it was possible to start the hike from the hotel and leave our car at the hotel...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for kids and away from the hustle and bustle of city life..Plenty of activities for the kids......excellent getaway..ALL GREAT APART FROM THE HOTEL NOT HAVING LIFTS FOR PREGNANT WOMAN AND ELDERLY!

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Ernst B, Owner at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to go give us feedback. We strive to achieve the highest standards and your comments assist us in achieving this. We hope to see you again visiting our property. Kind Regards Drakensberg Sun Resort Staff

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really beautiful location with lots to do. Food buffets very good, with a large selection of foods. Internet really slow definitely needs an upgrade. Dining room staff a bit slow, Rooms really nice and well positioned.

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Thank you for taking the time to go give us feedback. We strive to achieve the highest standards and your comments assist us in achieving this. We hope to see you again visiting our property. Kind Regards Drakensberg Sun Resort Staff

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

First time i went up to the bergs thoroughly enjoyed it. Theres lots of activities nearby if you an adrenaline junkie. The resort itself is set in a picturesque village of mountains.was really super relaxing they have great activities for the kids only thing that was a little disappointing was the fishing. But hey you know what ill be back....

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Cape Town
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing resort with spectacular location. Rooms and food very average and almost over-priced given the standards at the resort. In need of upgrades and internal maintenance. Gardens and surrounds absolutely beautiful and well maintained.

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Durban
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent dinner,Breakfast, pizza during lunch is a must . I guess it depends when you go, i got in after new years day and stayed for five days, it was not busy or overcrowded and the busy period had subsided so guess it does depend when you go . Theo the DGM was amazing, hands on and nothing too big...

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Winterton, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great facilities for every type of traveller from rooms , chalets, restaurant, bar and a big variety of outdoor events, games, hikes, boat cruises, horse trails and more...an excellent alla carte and pizza menu. Beautiful views to enjoy while wining and dining!! Highly recommended for a "one stop" holiday venue that will suit most folks!

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hike was really exciting, scary but exciting at the same time, it is pretty much safe if you are just careful as you have to cross small rivers, and some path ways are very narrow and very close to the edges. The end which is the natural swimming pool is all worth the hike. The hike is not hectic,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Drakensberg is one of South Africa’s most acclaimed tourist destinations and it is little wonder why. Set in the breathtaking Cathkin Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains, the Drakensberg Sun not only offers guests panoramic views of the region but some of the best resort facilities and amenities imaginable. If you’re interested in visiting the Drakensberg during your next holiday, the Drakensberg Sun resort is the accommodation offering for you. ... more   less 

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Address: R600 Central Drakensberg | Cathkin Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Winterton
Price Range: ₹ 13,380 - ₹ 19,592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Drakensberg Sun Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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“Ground floor rooms for quick access to gardens and lawn.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewtC7281XF, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Third floor in the self catering apartments has a great view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles WanderingJames, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Self catering rooms on the third floor closer to reception stairs have excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles YogNadRamen, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Elderly folk should ask for rooms more centrally”
 of 5 bubbles 375rakeshg, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you need a 6 to 8 sleeper, get a mountain view chalet. 2 double rooms, a loft with 2 beds and space for 2 on the corner couch.”
 of 5 bubbles 871BrianW871, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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