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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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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family met at Castleburn Leisure Resort to spend some quality time together. We were overwhelmed by the breathtaking scenery. The facilities were great and in excellent condition. The staff are friendly and very helpful. We had an excellent time together and will make this an annual gathering as there is something for everyone. I can confidently recommend Castleburn Leisure... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my first time at this Resort,and rooms were clean and spacious .Stayed in one bedroom and was comfortable.Food was great and reasonable price.Had a family fun time at Archery.We were very fortunate to experience the snow falls and was a fantastic experience for my kids,hubby and I.Cold but we had the fireplace to warm us .Activities throughout the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great facility, relaxation at its best. Clean rooms serviced daily even on weekends. Bit icy mornings but warms up during the day. Pity it's only fly fishing and no other tackle allowed. Some luxury units available, suggest you look at the resort layout before choosing units.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

"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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

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 June 15, 2015

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 June 9, 2015 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 

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