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    Dawson's Game and Trout Lodge

    Nelshoogte Area, Barberton 1200, South Africa
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good15%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “quad biking” (9 reviews)
    “trout lodge” (7 reviews)
    “great food” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 20 March 2016

    The stay at Dawsons was great and we had a good time. Staff are friendly and it is great to see local people employed. One negative was the obvious lack of training, waiters with bad communication skills and not much dining etiquette understanding. The manager...More

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    Thank GertHeleen
    Reviewed 11 March 2016

    We arranged a Birthday Lunch for 6 people mid week at Dawson's. They went out of their way to set up the menu and offered various alternatives - nothing was too much effort - great service. On the morning of the day - they phoned...More

    1  Thank RonelRogers
    Reviewed 5 February 2016

    We spent 2 nights here en-route to the Kruger and wish we had spent longer. We were the only guests staying and were made very welcome. A table was put in front of the fire in the bar for us to have dinner rather than...More

    1  Thank Holidaymakerx2
    Reviewed 26 January 2016

    Dawson's was a great place to relax and get away from it all. There are some fields with antelope that can be viewed.But not really close enough for game drives in Kruger but great meals and restful country living. Definitely worth the detour!

    1  Thank Steve_Hul
    Reviewed 21 January 2016

    Four of us stayed in a nice cottage and we were impressed with almost everything! Nice surrounding, great restaurant, excellent service and friendly stuff, and amazing interior design. Unfortunately only for one night, would have love to stay longer and even do a self drive...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$146 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Barberton
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