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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent four nights in a log cabin. Everything was brilliant. Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely pub and restaurant with excellent prices. Cabin serviced every day . Just arrive and relax! Some spectacular thunder storms .

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We own timeshare at Crystal Springs but haven't been there for a few years. The place is still well maintained bothe in the grounds and the chalets. Chalets are fully equipped with everything you need for self catering. Comfy beds, heated towel rails in the bathrooms and wood provided for a roaring fire ( the evenings can get a bit... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Self catering Chalets are well equipped with a stunning view over the mountains and valley There are a lot of entertainment options for kids and families REstaurants are available, a spa and local shop for the goods you need

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Pretoria Gauteng
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This must be my third time at Crystal Springs, and not once was I disappointed. We had friends from Germany who loved the week we spent there. It is tranquil and yet if you want to go to the Pizza restaurant or the bar or the heated pools you could. Crystal springs has 4 seasons in one day...but they do... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the club house suites. It is a bit of a walk to the reception or the start of a hike and most guests do that by car. The sukte itself was reasonable, possible for selfcatering If you can: take the lodges at the outside..then you'll have a magnificent view. The gamedrive with Patrick was wonderfull,... More 

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Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here for a week.What a refreshing and welcome break!We surely had a chance to unwind and get some well deserved rest. We celebrated our wedding anniversary and my 30th birthday during our stay and the staff surprised us with champagne and snacks.The chalets are really nicely equipped and the resort caters excellently for families with children as... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here before. Three weekends in total and cant wait to go back again. Amazing views, the staff are friendly. The Spa was amazing to visit. Relax here like never before. It is close to all of the tourist attractions in Sabie and surrounded areas. The chalets are great to share with friends. Recommend for a family trip away... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The lodge is brilliantly located over a large area on canyons running through the Drakensberg escarpment. It is also well placed to explore the surrounding area plus self drive 4x4 and game trails. But sadly the chalets are very tired - even antiquated - the restaurants are dull, clubhouse needs upgrading and shop (if you can call it that because... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Crystal Springs Resort- laid back in tranquil surroundings. The resort itself was great with a fantastic restaurant and prices within budget. The little supermarket an added bonus for those forgotten necessities. Chalets were comfortable and well decorated.

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Polokwane, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings in the mountains with exqusite views even from your own balcony. Each unit has a fireplace inside to warm you up during the cold evenings. Lovely hot pools and a jacuzzi that is great for romantic evenings. Loved it there.

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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal Springs has achieved the perfect balance between pristine natural scenery, wildlife and holiday resort. Whether you are looking for a romantic, adventurous or relaxing break, Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge is the perfect choice. This picturesque location has an all year round charm that keeps travellers coming back. All holiday lovers will enjoy Crystal Springs’ spectacular cliffs and gorges, forests, murmuring streams, plunging waterfalls, grazing wildlife, luxury accommodation and vast array of onsite facilities and activities. What to do at Crystal Springs…For the young and young at heart we offer a games room, mini golf, tennis, squash, trampolines, jungle gyms, outdoor pools and an outdoor heated pool. For the adults we have a clubhouse with a gym, indoor heated pool, Jacuzzis, a sauna, a steam bath and a beauty salon. For nature lovers we offer walking trails, game drives, guided nature walks and game viewing hides. Crystal Springs is conveniently situated for easy access to many of Mpumalanga's most amazing tourist attractions. From the historic town of Pilgrim's Rest to nearby Sabie and Graskop; to the spectacular Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke's Luck Potholes. The world-famous Kruger National Park - home to the Big Five – is only an hour’s drive from the resort.The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa awarded Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge with a four star grading. RCI has awarded Crystal Springs Gold Crown Status.Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge is a VRS managed resort.GPS co-ordinates:24º 51’ 51’’ S30º 42’ 41’’ E ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge

Address: R533 | Vygeboom Farm, Pilgrim's Rest 1290, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Pilgrim's Rest
Number of rooms: 192
Also Known As:
Crystal Springs Mountain Hotel Pilgrim`s Rest
Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge South Africa/Mpumalanga
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“This is a lodge not a hotel All chalets face towards the picturesque mountains”
 of 5 bubbles charmaigneb, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chalet 11 had a balcony which was shady all day”
  • The veranda with built-in braai area
  • Our bedroom
  • View from our veranda
  • Kitchen with breakfast nook
  • Heated towel rail - a lifesaver in the cold
  • Lounge area
  • The kitchen
  • View from our veranda
 of 5 bubbles zerwickrenatevictor, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lodges 29 to 40 are three bedroom single unit lodges lessening the risk of noisy neighbours. Lodges 29 to 37 have the best sunset views”
 of 5 bubbles JanMentz, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Nos 32 - 40 is oustanding - these are the ones we normally take!”
  • View from bedroom
 of 5 bubbles 671andreh, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“The chalets are incredible”
  • Sunset from the side of the chalet
  • The kind of view you can experience !!! Hello!!!
  • Looking out to the amazing view
  • Our Bedroom
  • View from braai area
  • Views from the veranda
 of 5 bubbles 822colleenc, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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