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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one for the bucket list. The hotel is situated right across part of the Drakensberg range. The self catering was really good and very comfortable. Service was very good; Very safe and well situated to go on hike without having to drive

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the self catering chalets that look out onto the Brandwag buttress. Chalets are basic but very clean and well maintained. Bedding was superb. Nice base for most of the amazing hiking routes. Well priced for what you get. Definitely recommend a stay here.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We as family enjoyed our stayed very much at the Golden Gate Hotel! The Sanparks personnel was very friendly and helpful. The north facing rooms were spacious and spotless with wonderful views. The breakfast and dinner were also scrumptious. We have stayed a number of times at the hotel and will definitely return again. Well-done to the Management and team...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views were breathtaking, but our chalet was a complete let down. We booked for 4 people, but the space really only allow for 2 adults and two VERY small kids. I ended up sleeping on the edge of my bed, or the side table most evenings. We were only allowed three towels between the four of us, and one...

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Moorreesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If one had to rate the natural beauty surrounding the hotel, it must be one of the most beautiful places in the world!!! Unfortunately our room was a let down. The carpets and bedding were soiled, the little private terrace littered and to top all the air-conditioner's temperature could not be adjusted (centrally controlled & way too warm). There is...

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Hammanskraal, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On visiting an Hotel, as a pose to a guest house one is conditioned to expect the mechanical professional vs the country hospitality. Golden Gate managed to do both. Very professional staff with a warm heart veld welcome. Friendly, courteous, helpful and yet very professional. Every thing one could expect from a 3 star hotel. As a walk in guest,...

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Thank Trevor4Kwalata
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our accommodation at the Golden Gate Hotel was all that we expected it to be. The views from the restaurant and almost every single room are terrific. The room was decent and we had all we needed for a very good nights' sleep.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Staying at the Golden Gate Hotel for two nights was overall a pleasant experience. I was there for a friends wedding - the wedding reception was at the hotel. The setting is fabulous surrounded by mountains and lush fields and the hotel is well set-up with the charm of a hotel that is neither too large or small. Breakfasts are...

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Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Did not stay in the hotel, but did have a breakfast in the hotel after staying overnight in the Highland retreat. There was no buffet available as we were midweek out of season, but service from off the a-la-carte menu was quick. We had to creect what was served and what was on the menu, but this was without any...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We visited the National Park and were mesmerised by the setting. We visited the hotel and were welcomed by friendly staff. The hotel restaurant is modern and trendy. Staff are friendly and service is good. Hotel location is excellent - you feel like you are in the mountains!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Golden Gate Hotel

Address: Golden Gate National Park, Clarens 9707, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Price Range: ₹ 4,927 - ₹ 6,677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Gate Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Avoid ground floor rooms - too noisy at times as some are close to the restaurant.”
sudeshanr, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You have to choose the room on the side of the Golden Gate. The view is awesome and it is quieter.”
, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the main road. awesome view”
762sunshine01, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps try the hotel rooms as the chalets are not value for money”
EddiePake, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would stay in hotel portion again but not chalet unless you can control the smokers who stink them up.”
mandyelise2015, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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