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Drakensberg Sun Resort

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, that reminds one of the hotel in Dirty Dancing - lots for both children and adults to do. Hiking trails are easily accessed from the hotel and great things to see and do close by. The view from the hotel rooms and dining area is wonderfully peaceful and is food for the soul

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Westville, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted to share the Drakensberg with some overseas visitors and were looking for a good place to celebrate New Year. Drakensberg Sun did not disappoint!! We were treated like royalty and all the facilities on offer made it easy to pass time in a number of ways for young and old alike. We will definitely be back.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband, myself and our daughter went to Drakensberg Sun for 2 days, it was 2 rainy days which meant people had to be indoors and children very busy. The hotel staff managed to keep children entertained and offered a family fun music quiz on Saturday night. Food was remarkable, Staff world class and the room was more than we...

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Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere making it possible to work during working hours and relax or play after working hours. Superlative hospitatlity and professionalism from staff. Scenic trails through the mountains. Delicious cuisine.

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Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

These units are in dire need of refurbishment and are not worth the annual levies one pays. Maintenance and cleanliness are sadly lacking to the point of being a health risk both in terms of hygiene and safety.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel with amazingl hikes from the resort grounds. The Blue grotto hike is by far the most beautiful,scenic one that boast 3 waterfalls thereby no chance of dehydration. We took the breakfast and dinner option which I would recommend to all. Very accommodating staff members that are always ready to assist. The resort is close to other attractions...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are so many activities for all ages! Friendly staff! Well kept gardens and facilities. Beautiful swimming pools. Chalet was well maintained and overlooks the lake and mountains. Dinners are delicious with a variety of dishes. Their Belgain Waffles are delicious!

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Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were deeply disappointed with Drakensberg Sun, mostly in the way the management couldn't or wouldn't help us. We planned a 6 day over night hike in the Drakensberg and phoned the hotel a few months before to ask if it was possible to start the hike from the hotel and leave our car at the hotel...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for kids and away from the hustle and bustle of city life..Plenty of activities for the kids......excellent getaway..ALL GREAT APART FROM THE HOTEL NOT HAVING LIFTS FOR PREGNANT WOMAN AND ELDERLY!

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Ernst B, Owner at Drakensberg Sun Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to go give us feedback. We strive to achieve the highest standards and your comments assist us in achieving this. We hope to see you again visiting our property. Kind Regards Drakensberg Sun Resort Staff

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful location with lots to do. Food buffets very good, with a large selection of foods. Internet really slow definitely needs an upgrade. Dining room staff a bit slow, Rooms really nice and well positioned.

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Thank you for taking the time to go give us feedback. We strive to achieve the highest standards and your comments assist us in achieving this. We hope to see you again visiting our property. Kind Regards Drakensberg Sun Resort Staff

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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Drakensberg is one of South Africa’s most acclaimed tourist destinations and it is little wonder why. Set in the breathtaking Cathkin Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains, the Drakensberg Sun not only offers guests panoramic views of the region but some of the best resort facilities and amenities imaginable. If you’re interested in visiting the Drakensberg during your next holiday, the Drakensberg Sun resort is the accommodation offering for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drakensberg Sun Resort

Address: R600 Central Drakensberg | Cathkin Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Winterton
Price Range: £162 - £238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Drakensberg Sun Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Hotel Winterton
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“All the rooms have a wonderful view over the gardens and the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles Gr00vy69, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms for quick access to gardens and lawn.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewtC7281XF, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Third floor in the self catering apartments has a great view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles WanderingJames, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Self catering rooms on the third floor closer to reception stairs have excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles YogNadRamen, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Elderly folk should ask for rooms more centrally”
 of 5 bubbles 375rakeshg, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
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