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Antbear Lodge

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Fernhurst Farm | P171 Moor Park/Giants Castle Rd, Central Drakensberg, Estcourt 3310, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oud-Zuilen, Utrecht, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Remote but beautiful. Loved it. The view on Drakensbergen Mountains, the silence, the stars, the food (no choices but delicious), the cosy lodges with fireplace. The hot water bottle in our bed after dinner on cold nights. The horse trip was disappointing (just a walk around the ranch). We did another trail with Zulu Waters Horse Trails, just 5 minutes... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The owners of Antbear Lodge have invested a lot of time and love in making this lodge different. Great attention has been given to wooden artwork, doors and windows. The food was great. Location is so easy to get to and very central for those wishing to explore the Drakensberg. Some attention needs to be given to the towels and... More 

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Oldenburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best lodge we have ever been to. The rooms are lovely, each one is furnished individually and with so much love to the detail. The location and service is completely perfect and offers so many overwhelming surprises. Also, you will love the food at Antbear Lodge. We really loved our stay there and will definitely come back... More 

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Lydenburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Antbear offers a warm welcome, tasty breakfasts & dinners and delightful decor. Creative, imaginative handcrafted wood furniture and fixtures as well as individualized cottages make this a place to remember. Our hosts were gracious and helpful. The scenery is gorgeous and the farm provides fresh food for the guests. Highly recommended.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of attending a wedding at the beautiful Antbear Lodge. I can be picky after spending years in the hospitality industry and can honestly say that these guys are on point. AND not only did they embraced out vegetarianism with out the usual eye-rolling and sighs but the staff were ready for us and the food was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

James, Leanne, Andrew and all the staff at Antbear helped ensure that we had an absolutely incredible wedding where everything ran as smoothly as possible. Everything, from James's wedding co-ordinating and incredible food, to the beautiful chapel and lovely accommodation, was of an outstanding quality. Our guests were as impressed as we were, and couldn't stop talking about what a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My wife and I celebrated our two year wedding anniversary at the Antbear Lodge. And not just in a hut or apartment. No, we booked the luxury cave. Did it meet our expectations? Definitely! Things that blew our minds were: the amazing view, the in-cave jacuzzi, the fireplace and the delicious curry that was served to our cave. Not to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

it was absolutely fantastic , good customer relations and a wonderful place to mediate. I have already recommended to my family and friends. I must really appreciate the stay on the place.mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Everything was carefully thought of. From the time that you arrive you feel like you home away from home. Very friendly staff, yummy food, good conversations, warm beds with a fire place and spa bath. Everything is either hand selected or made by hand.You will be amazed by the wood work. The beautiful world of geppetto aka Andrew(the owner). You... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights during our honeymoon, but wished it could have been longer. We stayed in the luxury cave, which was a great experience. We had everything we needed there, and more, including the most fantastic view. It felt if we were the only ones in the world. They have also arranged a private dinner there for... More 

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