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Pleasant Places

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30 Lidgetton Valley Road | District - Howick, Lidgetton 3270, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived to be met by a lovely friendly dog, who greeted us enthusiastically, immediately we felt at home. The hostess was grascious and our amenities were lovely. It felt olde worlde and was very comfortable. We did not use the bath or shower as we arrived ready for our function that evening. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfast! good company... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in February 2015 for one night only, but would have liked to have stayed longer. We had not planned to eat at the B&B and so had not pre booked dinner which had been a requirement of the owners, as we were a large party of 8 adults and 3 children. After a journey which took longer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

John and Linda are excellent hosts. I was nice to sit down with the other guests and the hosts at same table. Made for a very sociable evenings. The breakfasts and dinners were beautifully cooked and served. In the room we stayed in the wardrobe space was small. The outside space to the cottage was small and poorly furnished. The... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were in Room 7 and could lie in bed and feast our eyes on a stunning view of the Lidgeton Valley. The bed was comfortable and thoughtful touches such as mossie repellant and insecteside were much appreciated. Breakfasts were scrumptious and the Valentine's dinner excellent. A wonderful place to chill out and relax. The staff are efficient and John... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I liked very much the place and the atmosphere of the place. Food is excellent, and warm welcoming. Maybe the owner is a little bit harsh in her e-mail correspondance... but she tried very nicely to put the people together in her B&B

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

From the time my wife and I arrived to the time we regrettably had to leave, we were looked after like royalty. John and Linda made us feel like part of an extended family. Room was comfortable, clean and neat, with a fanstastic view of the valley below. All which made for a peaceful and restful stay. If you want... More 

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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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