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Castleburn Leisure Resort

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Drakensberg Gardens Resorts Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
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Durban
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here again after a few years and forgot how wonderful it is. What's good: Quiet, unhurried, relaxed, feels like you're in the Berg and not a hectic resort; lots of lakes to trout fish in right outside the chalets; activities like putt putt, tennis, croquet, swimming, horse riding, paddling, kids club etc readily available. Mountain walks and berg river... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant here is divine. Superb food, lovely fresh veg. We tried the schnitzel, the bolognese and the lamb pot pie - all divine! Definitely worth a stop if you're nearby. And the view is spectacular!!

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We have stayed here before and this time we had use of the restaurant which was fire damaged last time we stayed. Again the staff on the whole were great and very friendly, however, this changed on our last night in the restaurant, we had used the restaurant on the Tuesday and found it to be good food for a... More 

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

I would like to thank you for your wonderful comments, as it’s always good to hear when we get it right, but even more so when we don’t. I have already encouraged all the staff in the restaurant and expressed the importance of being able to accept it when we make mistakes and use those occasions to build relationships with... More 

Brackenfell, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The resort manager, Gwyn Viljoen, is doing a great job in running the resort, he is helpful and do his best to assist everybody in enjoying their stay in Castleburn..Great restaurant and Bar and lots to do for the kids if the wind is not blowing, but beautiful nature.

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montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

What a beautiful resort in an enchanting settings! And the view of the Garden Castle is stunning ! A very good base to visit Drakensberg South with a car . Very interesting hikes from the close by Drakensberg garden resort . The view from R617 ( from N3 to Underberg ) and the Drakensberg garden road is awesome! The only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at Castleburn before and we loved it...but when we went the first time they didn't have the restaurant and bar. This time we visited their as our resort didn't have a tv/bar to watch the rugby. We had a delish dinner. The menu is limited but the food was so good and the staff were super friendly... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

The views from the chalets are breathtaking. Well maintained and great walks. Self catered but went for one meal...... Really excellent. Lovely lakes creating great reflections make fantastic photographic opportunities. We loved our stay. Only exception were the winter bobbly sheets which were uncomfortable and Hot.

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1 Thank maria963
Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We stayed here with friends for our friend's birthday. The views are amazing! Chalets are neat and cosy. Restaurant had friendly staff and food was good. The manager gave us fly fishing lessons. Very accommodating staff. When we went for a hike they provided a yummy lunch for us in the mountain next to a river. The evenings were enjoyable... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Be aware that this point in the Berg is very far from Johannesburg. 630 km and half of which winding roads. We drove for 7 hours so missed the restaurant closing time (8pm on a Friday ) We stayed in the 1 bedroom fisherman's loft. It is comfortable but definitely nothing luxurious or smart about it. Friendly staff. Restaurant hours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful place, worth the visit. Tranquil and beautiful surroundings. We arrived late (kitchen closed at 14:00 on a Sunday, we arrived at 13:50) for a pub lunch and they made a plan to accommodate us. Food excellent.

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