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Johannesburg
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great venue but for me in the wrong location.The roads and entrance was really bad yet there is so much space.Worst of was it is located right next to a squatter camp. Wasted a whole day driving up from Johannesburg,there are much better venues closer to Jhb,in Lanseria and Magaliesburg and Harties

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we've only done a few day visits at Dunkeld, it was always a treat for me to visit. On my first visit we got engaged next to one of the picturesque dams and had a celebration drink at the bar. The staff are always friendly and very helpful. This weekend was fully booked so we we enjoyed a day...

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Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great w/end, stayed in Lake View house, it had 1 double bed & 2 singles. Lovely setting, nice walks, mountain bike trails and fly fishing, we could easily have been in Scotland?? Look forward to returning.

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Pretoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Woodlands unit was immediately enclosed by thick Bluegum forrest, a dam that flowed right under the patio, and a picturesque hillside framing the perfect surroundings. The property is enormous and allows for excellent fly fishing, wildlife watching, and long wonderful walks. As you enter the estate you are immediately greeted by a dense forrest that promises that something mystical...

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Tzaneen, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the two Woodlands units for the weekend... wow, what an incredible treat! The units are hidden away and private, beautifully decorated inside and so comfortable! The staff were beyond friendly and helpful, going out of their way to make our stay special. We went horse riding, half on the advanced ride with Carla, wow - the most...

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Roodepoort, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent - the only problem was that the DSTV Remote didn't work. We were allocated a room for children while we are a couple. When a complaint was logged, the staff attended to it immediately. William was a star.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conference facilities are adequate. Staff are pleasant and helpful. However there appears to be a lack of correct communication between the central booking office and the resort. For the second year in a row we were not allocated the type of room we had requested. Fortunately the hotel staff were able to rectify this in our case. The rooms are...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply love this place! 4 Years ago we were looking at a forest wedding at Dunkeld, but our guest list didn't allow for it... In closing off 2016, on a very busy family camping holiday, and being flushed (rained) out of Ballito, my husband suggested a spontaneous stay in Dullstroom at Dunkeld. The moment we drove into the estate, I...

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Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are not enough words to describe how much we enjoyed our stay at the Dunkeld Country Estate. From the reception, hotel, spa, 1883 restaurant, to the Equestrian Estate, everything we experienced was absolutely wonderful. I would recommend this venue to anybody. Carla at the Equestrian Centre is an absolute angel. She made us feel like we were part of...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Thank you for a wonderful peaceful weekend. Room was comfortable, spa was enjoyable, enjoyable meals - will recommend the snails starter and really enjoyed the Fillet for mains, very tender and well matured. Lovely venue, will definitely be back, Thank you to all the staff!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dunkeld Country Estate is a beautiful trout-and-game resort situated on over 1000 hectares only 3.7Kms from the popular village of Dullstroom. The area, renowned for its sub-alpine climate, high altitude and fly fishing waters, is favoured by city dwellers wanting to relax in the country and enjoy fresh air and panoramic views only 2.5 Hours from Johannesburg. The Resort consists of a central Lodge which offers 13 spacious Hotel rooms dotted around a fishing dam and near the main restaurant/ reception area. Our self-catering accommodation consists of 4 private self contained family suites and an additional 20 self-contained one bedroom chalets. Most of our rooms have an open fireplace to keep warm on those cold, and most popular, misty days. The heritage of the estate has been preserved with the conversion of the old farmhouse into a restaurant, which is more than a hundred years old. Our new reception, lounge and jazz bar was opened in August 2014 and compliments our banqueting facilities which cater to weddings, functions and conferences. We have a stone chapel, tea garden and can cater to your every need. Dunkeld is well known for its forest weddings. The resort boasts many well-stocked dams filled with Brown, Rainbow and Golden Trout, offering fly-fishing enthusiasts from novice to experienced the enjoyment of quality angling time in pursuit of that perfect catch. We are also passionate about introducing children to the art of fly fishing and one of our on-site guides holds a demo and teaching session every weekend. The estate also offers a host of family and child orientated activities. Our horse out rides are very popular as is our kiddies activity program. We are introducing new and fun activities every week. The Estate is located on the famous Panorama Route which takes visitors from Dullstroom all the way through remarkable landscapes to the Blyde River Canyon, Echo Caves and Pilgrims Rest. Dunkeld is also the perfect rest stop on the way to the Kruger National Park and the private reserves located in the Timbavati and Sabi Sands Reserves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dunkeld Country Estate

Address: 80 Tonteldoos Road, Dullstroom 1110, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Dullstroom
Price Range: £81 - £119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dunkeld Country Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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“fly fishing spot, mountain biking & hiking trails, quiet, peaceful, sports centre, wedding venue”
 of 5 bubbles landir2016, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bedding not good - single bed duvet for double bed???”
 of 5 bubbles andrak2017, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“a total revamp is required”
 of 5 bubbles 723raffaeleb, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location great fishing rooms average service average food at restaurants poor entertainment center for children good. good weekend away good mountain bike routes. would recommend to friends and family ”
 of 5 bubbles alexisl46, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The units very in size and visitors can choose between dam or bush views”
 of 5 bubbles LeonV762, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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