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Pleasant Places

4.0 of 5 30 Lidgetton Valley Road | District - Howick, Lidgetton 3270, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It was our first visit in the Drakensberg and we were lucky to find this absolutely charming lodge. The owners Paul & Linda are very nice hosts and make your stay the most comfortable. Nice breakfast in a beautiful setup and excellent diner (for a supplement and on reservation). The cuisine is so good that we decided to eat there... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Just like its name; very pleasant. Nice people, nice room, good food. All-in-all a good experience we would stay there again.The location worked well for us; the directions provided were easy to follow.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

we stayed at Pleasant Places for 1 night after having read all the wonderful reviews. However, as a young couple, we were less satisfied. First of all, John and Linda were absolutely lovely hosts! We felt like staying at a family. We had dinner and were joined by the other guests and the hosts for having dinner at 1 big... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Linda and John are very good hosts and the lodge is in a fantastic location with breath-taking views across the valley. With an excellent sleep environment and good breakfast every morning, it's heavenly!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Stayed one night on our way south. The place is on the popular Midlands Meander a few km on gravel away from the main road. Tucked against the hillside are several thatched building comprising the main house and guest cottages. Great views across the valley. Our room was traditionally furnished with a sofa, nice comfortable bed, tea and coffee facilities.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We spent 5 relaxing and comfortable days at Pleasant Places recently. We really appreciated the beautiful garden and the spectacular view as well as the abundant birdlife . As the spring weather was a bit unpredictable, we really appreciated the luxury of under floor heating in both bedroom and bathroom as well as the heavenly thick duvet. The breakfasts were... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A piece of heaven. Pleasant Places has the most beautiful gardens, with abundant bird life. Beautiful view over valley. Absolute luxury (underfloor heating!). Very friendly hosts. Fantastic dinner and breakfast

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

An amazing holiday - great location, perfect owners, an amazing get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. I will certainly be returning which tells you everything you need to know... can't fault John and Linda or being the perfect hosts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Pleasant Places is possibly the most beautiful spot ever! Such a wonderful weekend filled with delicious homemade food, great, super helpful hosts and spectacular views! We will most certainly be back!

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Excellent address to enjoy what the meanders have toffer - proximity to central Drakensberg to enjoy hikes and sceneries. Great rooms and service. Friendly owners. Very enjoyable dinners. Thank you. Philippe and Sarah

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Address: 30 Lidgetton Valley Road | District - Howick, Lidgetton 3270, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Lidgetton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pleasant Places 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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