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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ardmore Guest Farm offers amazing views of the surrounding Drakensberg mountains. The ambient is very peaceful and relaxing. The staff goes out of the way to make your stay pleasant and are very helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean and makes you feel at home. The surrounding area offers a large variety of activities for lovers of the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ardmore has fantastic views, our lodgings was spacious and the staff super friendly!! Meals were really nice and catered well for my mom and I as vegetarians. Definitely worth a repeat visit. Thank you

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The accommodation is great and spacious, all staff is very friendly and helpful and advises where you can go around the area. The animals are great and the food was also very good. Lots to do nearby their location.

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Winterton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tiny ronadavel for R690 with no mountain view for a single person is ridiculous ... All with a konked in bed and shot springs, a bath that was atrocious to bath in .. With peeled and missing white sealer around the edge of the bath. This room is in high need of a serious upgrade!!!! A braai buffet dinner...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Perfect spot with the family close to the Drakensberge, again visited after 16 years - and it it still a hidden gem. Very friendly and helpful staff. Stunning landscape, rondavels with own character. Accommodation, breakfast, dinner and staff superb, don't miss a swiss in the pond. Anytime again.

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ArdmoreGuestFarm, Manager at Ardmore Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Othmar Thank you for your kind words. Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to you visiting us again one day to see more improvements. Kind regards Leanne

Bobcaygeon, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our four day stay at Ardmore. The Guest Farm is rated as a three star facility but offers much more. Our chalet consisted of two large bedrooms with a central large lounge with stone fireplace which we used one night when the temperature dropped to 12 C. The facilities and furnishings can best be described as...

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ArdmoreGuestFarm, Manager at Ardmore Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi There Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your review and will look into the wi-fi signal strength. Hope to have you come and visit again one of these days. Kind regards Leanne

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had a large individual cabin here and really enjoyed walking around the farm, sitting in the swing and watching the stars and mountain views by day, learning about local artists in the small museum on the grounds and hiking nearby trails. The staff was very accommodating, recommending local outings and removing an outside light that was too bright so...

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ArdmoreGuestFarm, Manager at Ardmore Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Nancy Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you come and stay with us again one day. Kind regards Leanne

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The name might suggest you will be a guest on a farm in fact it feels as though the only thing farmed here are tourists. Accommodation is in a range of individual "houses" each set in the grounds. Whilst they are generously proportioned with such luxuries as jacuzzi baths etc. The furnishings remind one of an aged parents home, (if...

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ArdmoreGuestFarm, Manager at Ardmore Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Colin Thank you for your feedback. We are constantly working on improving things at Ardmore and hope that one day you will visit us again and see all the improvements that we have made. 80% of our guests are foreigners and we are constantly asked how our plugs work so we find it better to put little notes up...

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at ardmore for 3 days( 01-03 Oct) and it was amazing. Lovely views, good hikes , friendly staff , cosy atmosphere and best of all the food! For you reading this do yourself a favour and go visit ardmore lodge...what an experience!

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ArdmoreGuestFarm, Manager at Ardmore Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Theresa Many thanks for your wonderful review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to having you back oneday. Kind regards Leanne

Uithoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed in a mountain facing chalet with three bedrooms, a fireplace and two badrooms (one with jacuzzi) for two nights. The size of the chalet was large and the setting was beautiful but the chalets and the furnuture really could use some work. The chalet had a beautiful view but was kind of dark inside and I think with...

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ArdmoreGuestFarm, Manager at Ardmore Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Nicole Thank you for your review, we are constantly doing up-grades to improve the guest house so please come and visit us again to see the improvements. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the canopy tour. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Leanne

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ardmore Guest Farm is situated in the heart of the scenic Champagne Valley in the central Drakensberg mountain range. Here you can enjoy stunning views of the three highest peaks in South Africa; Mafadi (highest peak at 3450m), Injisuti Dome (3410m) and the majestic Champagne Castle (3377m) which are all situated within the World Heritage site. We are surrounded by breathtaking views and fantastic opportunities for hiking and exploring the local area. We also have our won Ardmore Museum and art gallery, and the African Loom weaving centre for those who are interested in local crafts and artwork. We provide comfortable farm style accommodation, with dinner and breakfast included. We have a total of 18 units, situated either in a traditional thatch rondawel or in one of our beautiful mountain facing cottages or garden rooms. All rooms are en-suite with private fireplaces and free firewood. Wake up to a traditional farmhouse breakfast (full english) overlooking Ardmore's extensive gardens. Relax in our pub with a cold drink before joining us for a relaxed four course lantern lit dinner with complimentary wine served in our yellow wood dining room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ardmore Guest Farm

Address: Ardmore Guest Farm | Champagne Valley, Cathkin Park 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Cathkin Park
Price Range: ₹ 4,805 - ₹ 6,630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ardmore Guest Farm 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Ardmore Guest Farm Hotel Winterton
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