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Champagne Castle Hotel

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R600 Champagne Valley, Winterton 3340 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We returned for another stay at what has become our favourite Drakensberg hotel, and were looking forward to just relaxing, enjoying stunning scenery, peace and quiet and good food. As this was a surprise for my husband, I had made a couple of requests and...More

Thank Deidre A
Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Deidre We're so pleased we could assist you with your surprise, and that you found the peace and relaxation you were hoping for. We are fortunate to be located at the top of the Champagne...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in March as part of an extended trip in SA. We have stayed in the Drakensberg previously, but not at this hotel. Wow!! This will not be our last visit to Champagne Castle. We stayed in a deluxe mountain...More

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Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Kate I am almost certain you are the first person to describe their stay with us as a land locked cruise. As Captain of the ship, I am glad we were able to do our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a wonderful 3 day stay at Champagne Castle Hotel at the end of our 2 week holiday in South Africa. What a beautiful place! We were absolutely bowled over by the stunning location and awesome views of the Drakensberg Mountains from our deluxe...More

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Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Kate It was wonderful having you stay at Champagne Castle Hotel. I'm pleased that you had a fabulous stay. We're very fortunate to have walks leading onto the mountains directly from our property, and of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Room very spacious, bed large and comfy great peace sitting on our patio. Restaurant had limited menu choice, but plenty of good restaurants in the town and cheap shuttle service at ZAR35 pp return,..More

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Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded today

Hi Ian. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're fairly sure that you may have posted it against the wrong Hotel. We suggest this because we don't have a menu per se in our Restaurant (it is a buffet), and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days in this hotel while on a visit to South Africa and were really impressed with the location,the views of the mighty Drakensberg mountains, the wonderful food and service in the restaurant and the accommodation. It really has been a memorable experience...More

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Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Felix We are fortunate to be located in this World Heritage Site, so close to the mountains. As you point out, we do have some magnificent views. I'm so glad you had a memorable stay...More

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Champagne Castle Hotel is nestled below the second highest peak in South Africa, Champagne Castle (3377m), part of the main escarpment within the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg mountain range, the highest mountain range in South Africa. Due to its diversity of plant, bird and insect life and the richest collection of San rock paintings in Africa, it has been declared a Mixed World Heritage Site. For visual impact, recreational variety and luxurious splendour, Champagne Castle Hotel is pretty close to being an ultimate experience. Your stay will be characterised by the proximity you gain to the most dramatic and immediate views of the Drakensberg Escarpment and the 'Barrier of Spears'. Whether you walk or hike, trout fish or horse ride, play golf or tennis, swim or bowl, everything here has been configured to embrace this unparalleled setting.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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Mountain View, Great View, Business, Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
US$ 139 - US$ 195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDrakensberg RegionWinterton
Traveller (666)
Room & Suite (146)
Pool & Beach (34)
Dining (12)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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29 August 2017|
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Response from MandR50 | Reviewed this property |
No. You may be able to get an included buffet breakfast and dinner and leave out lunch, but they do not do a la carte meals. Self catering is fine, but sometimes the hotel restaurant is not available to self catering... More
16 May 2017|
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Response from Georges_Romarin | Property representative |
Hi Traveldeon We certainly are not satisfied with the smoke that has recently been experienced in the lounge. We are working to fix it urgently. Thank you for taking the time to ask this.
17 March 2017|
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Response from BarrieBramley | Property representative |
There is one block (a new one) that has inter-leading rooms. It's the 300's block if you ask while you're doing your reservation. My favourite rooms in the hotel
Room Tips
"go for a deluxe mountain view room if you can"
6 days ago
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"Best to have a mountain view and an upper storey room"
1 week ago
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"Don't miss the Giants Castle Caves."
2 weeks ago
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"Mountain Views, but I'm sure almost every room provides that"
3 weeks ago
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