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Castleburn Leisure Resort

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Drakensberg Gardens Resorts Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We rented 3 units for a family reunion over Easter. The 3 bedroom chalet was great. Very well appointed with 2 bathrooms and spacious living space. The kitchen was well appointed. It overlooked a trout dam and had a breathtaking view of the mountains. Absolutely first class. The one bed roomed units were disappointing in contrast. Functional but not beautiful... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Peace and quiet with beautiful birds and with geese knocking on the glas door. Well maintained chalet with clean bathrooms and a nice fireplace for the cold weather. Restaurant overlooking the lake and the upstairs bar is very inviting. Do not forget your camera, the mountains and lakes make beautiful pictures. Paid Wi-fi at bar.

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"I'll be back!!" Most definitely a place to if you want to realy charge your batteries. Extremely well maintained and serviced by friendly super staff. The surrounding mountains are awesome. And then the restaurant...this restaurant is just incomparable, and this for a place in the middle of no where. Change your plans and go there, remeber to take you Trout... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was thrilled to discover this little gem of a Restaurant almost in the middle of no where. Seldom have I been so impressed with a Restaurant and the service. All five of us had exceptional meals and absolutely nothing was too much for Adviser, the man who looked after us. We never stayed at the Castleburn resort but it... More 

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

Castleburn is nestled on the side of the Mountains. Picture perfect. We booked 4 sleeper rooms. downside was that one bed is in a fold up bed in lounge. creeky. Bathrooms were neat. restaurant food was great. Cheese farm and animal farm near by. paddle boats, horse riding and hiking available. We had a relaxing family time. Perfect for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're staying in the apartments which, while hardly palatial, are clean, well equipped and more than spacious enough for 2 fully grown adults. Owing to the fact that I chose to come to the mountains to see the mountains I wasn't greatly phased by the limited DSTV selection or supposed lack of WiFi (WiFi was advertised but I didn't inquire,... More 

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Ballito
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A lovely resort, well run with great activies! A great place to relax & unwind. ..but check what type of accommodation you're getting when booking Pictures on the website show lovely thatched cottages overlooking a lake....but we are in a tiny, pokey 1 bedroom flat with no views & even less space! If you're used to living in a spacious... More 

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Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure Resort, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to complete a review on Trip advisor. We at Castleburn are constantly working towards providing only the best for our valued guests. With your positive feedback we are able to work towards providing an even better holiday experience for all our guests to come. After reviewing your concerns raised I... More 

Cape town
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Conveniently situated to Underberg, we experienced this as a well run resort, with friendly staff, and well appointed accommodation. Quiet and relaxing yet enough to keep you busy, should you wish. Beautiful views of the Drakensberg Mountains. This is certainly one of the better time share resorts in SA - as a matter of fact would put this amongst the... More 

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Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure Resort, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to complete a review on Trip advisor. We at Castleburn are constantly working towards providing only the best for our valued guests. With your positive feedback we are able to work towards providing an even better holiday experience for our all our guests to come. It is wonderful that you... More 

Pretoria
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We arrived at Castleburn on Saturday afternoon, note to travellers coming from the Gauteng region plan your trip as this is a very long drive, and upon arrival the receptionist checked us in and there is a mandatory R55 levy that must be paid. Booked into chalet 55 and the view was breath taking. Words cannot explain the views and... More 

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Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure Resort, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to complete a review on Trip advisor. We at Castleburn are constantly working towards providing only the best for our valued guests. We are so glad that you were able to just relax. It is so important to us that each one of our guests take home exactly what they... More 

South Afroca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Good standard of accommodation, spacious rooms and entertainment area. Plenty of activities for all ages. A day trip up the mountain to Lesotho is a great outing, just remember you need your passports. We took lovely walks in the area, the birding was exceptional. Otters in the dam in front of the chalet were a great attraction but I dont... More 

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Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure Resort, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to complete a review on Trip advisor. We are happy that you did enjoy your holiday and got to meet our resident otters. They are the spotted neck otters which don’t cause any real damage to the fishing dams at the levels of fish we stock. After years of communication... More 

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