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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Probably one of the best value places to stay in Winterton. The Berg Backpackers has a great location and a really nice atmosphere. It makes a great base for exploring the Drakensberg. Would definitely stay again.

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Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

An excellent venue with top class service. Emil was outstanding and I will definitely stay there again. The peace and quiet at the end of a long week on the road was most welcome. The outside braai facility was perfect to help just relax and enjoy the surroundings.

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Bloemfontein
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our first time in backpacker accommodation! Friendly and helpful host, peace and quiet, clean rooms with own toilet and shower and communal kitchen with everything you need. We had a great stay! Thanks to the host for making sure we had everything we need!

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Secunda, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017

What a let down. Even though the house is fully equiped and big enough for a large family. The rest was really poor. We looked forward to a nice view from the front porch but instead viewed the owners house. They also advertise that the unit will be served dialy but for 4 days no one pitched up to clean....

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Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We took a short break to explore the Drankensberg area and do bird watching this establishment is an excellent place to stay to explore the area. It is well equipped with every thing one might need and is serviced daily. The rates are very affordable. I can recommend it to all. Thank you for your hospitality. Ellie and Frik

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Had a great stay, very comfortable and beautiful setting. Attended a wedding next door at Champaigne Castle Wine Estate, so it was a perfect location.Has 11 beds in the main house, my parents stayed in the 2 sleeper cottage and found it great too.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Superb self-catering unit with free WiFi and DSTV, clean and tidy,well-equipped. Hosts were hospitable and very kind. Peaceful and quiet. Excellent value for money. The best place to stay to explore the country-side.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The Farmhouse sleeps 8 . Three bedrooms in the photos ,4th room an obvious add on with little privacy. 2 bathrooms en suite , separate toilet ,blocked on arrival. When contacting a "lady" regarding the issue she rudely said you can all share the 2 working toilets ! The smell from a blocked drain outside the bedroom near the kitchen...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The best view of the starry night sky I have seen in years!!! We stayed at the self catering and it was kitted out extremely well. Warm water was a slight issue but there was a few of us so could have been the problem. All and all really nice.

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emile550, Manager at Drakensberg Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our other backpackers accommodation, as I replied to a previous review is that its gas geysers at berg backpackers and that its not just as simply turning the tap and expecting the perfect temperature, I would have loved to install solar panels but for now the gas geysers are doing the job, we also...

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Superb place to stay. Excellent value, clean and powerful shower. Free wifi and DSTV. Room was upgraded for free. Emile drove us to monks cowl as we were backpacking so that we could enjoy the mountains- excellent service. One of our favourite places in SA- would definitely recommend - thank you

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emile550, Manager at Drakensberg Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'm so glad that you had a superb stay. I'm always there to assist with guests needs.

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“The room behind the add on had a working toilet and is not near the smelly drain”
peggyann515, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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