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Pile-Inn Bed and Breakfast

27 Old Main Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
Pile-Inn Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Enschede, The Netherlands
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Pile-Inn for 2 nights. The city of Underberg is pretty dead, there really is nothing to do other than to visit the Drakensbergen or do the Sani-pass tour. The B&B was the cheapest we stayed at with 600 ZAR incl. breakfast. The owner and his wife are friendly, but not intrusive. You could see that they... More 

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69 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Nice/small B&B, owners overwheming friendly and kind. The rooms are good (with tasteful bathrooms and good view over the town). If you are taller than 1.80m, watch your head, there is an evil ceiling beam right after the stairs, which may put you out of order for the rest of your vacation. In near vicinity (walking distance) excellent restaurant for... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed here during a trip through KZN which took in the Sani Pass. The BnB was homely, good value for money and the owners made us very welcome. Breakfast was great and had the weather been a little better we would have enjoyed it on the verandah overlooking a very pretty garden . We would stay again if in... More 

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205 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

The B&B is a suburban house, built in the the 1930s , in a quiet street 5 minutes walk from underbergs village centre. It has secure parking in the garden . The house is wooden and our room was on the first floor up a narrow wooden staircase. It was a small room with hardly enough room to move about... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Ideally Located. Lovely friendly couple and good size breakfast. Took a road trip and had not booked an accomodation however when closer to Sani Pass area. Used GPS to Search for accommodations and phoned up Pile INN B& B. Children s 1st checked out the showers and noted to be clean and booked 2 nights. The couples son in law... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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32 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Within walking distance of the small town of Underberg, the Pile-Inn lies is in a quiet back street set in a well maintained fenced garden. Our ensuite room was light, airy and spacious with delightful touches of Africa everywhere. Willy and Caroline were warmly welcoming but not "in your face". Their breakfast was sumptuous and served on the shady front... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We stayed here as a stop over to Umngazi. The owners were friendly and the rooms pleasant. Negatives were a steep flight of stairs (a worry with the kids) and a strong smell of cigarette smoke in the communal areas. Fine as a stop over but not sure I would stay longer with the kids. Great location for Sani to... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We found this very beautifull little hotel when we arrived in Underberg. New owners were really friendly, treated us as part of their family. Caroline made sure we had everything we needed and her son in law gave us very important information about the treaks to do in the surroundings, specially to go to Sani Pass. The rooms were very... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

We were traveling in the Drakensberg during the school holidays in October, and the first place we stayed confused our reservation for the 2nd night of our trip. Fortunately, we found rooms at Pile Inn. It was incredibly comfy--the beds were soft and I especially enjoyed the complimentary coffee and tea in the room. We were planning on getting up... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

We made a last-minute reservation here when our original plan fell through. We didn't know what to expect, as we didn't have internet access to see photos & reviews. We were so pleasantly surprised when we arrived! The rooms were very cozy, clean, comfortable, and comparatively much more luxurious than the other places we had stayed (backpacker lodgings). This was... More 

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