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Giant's Castle Camp

P/Bag X7055 | Estcourt 3310, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
Giant's Castle Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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SOUTH AFRICA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing serene calming destress natural beauty. Hiking trails are amazing uttter beauty. Trails need more information. Accomodation is clean neat and tidy, good breakfast. Roads to Resort is riddled with potholes cannot drive fast. try to make it to resort during day light, though not dangerous only potholes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were blown away by the beauty that surrounded us here. The municipal road to get here is riddled with potholes so just be careful to allow enough time to do this. Breakfasts were great. Cereals, fruit salad and yoghurt were buffet style and then choice of a warm breakfast. We appreciated that they didn't over cater the cooked food... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We spent 3 nights there during the month of July 2014. The landscape is simply astonishing and the accommodation very nice and clean, nothing bad to say about it, the bed was very comfortable. Excellent place to get away from civilisation! If we could give some advice to improve: -Add some activities for non-hikers such as horse-riding/ abseiling/ archery.. -Should... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The scenery at Giant's Castle, especially in the summer, is beautiful!! The weather is remarkable because it can be super cloudy and stormy and then the next second its sunny and very hot. So you will not be disappointed. We stayed in a Mountain view chalet which I recommend more than a garden view room because it seems more private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The mountain view lodge we stayed in was worth it's name: the view was absolutely stunning! The bed was very comfortable as well. The restaurant was alright but not really worth mentioning. I would recommend to cook/braai yourself (although the nearest supermarket is miles away). Hiking in this area is really amazing and worth the trip!

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Johannesburg
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

On my second trip to the Giants Castle Nature reserve we booked the Lodge, 2 Sleeper and 6 sleeper mountain views. The views from the 6 sleeper were ok. What blew me away was the lodge, and units 37,38,39.40. The lodge comes with a chef, but he cleaned and really avoided the cooking. so dont rely on him for more.... More 

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Pretoria
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed in a chalet with garden view. The unit is compact, equipped for self-catering. It has got barbeque facilities and microwave, but only a hot plate. Unfortunately the fridge froze up. The camp is surrounded by lovely bush, with many birds and naughty baboons. The restaurant has a la carte menu, which is reasonably priced. Beautiful mountain view from... More 

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Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Last Saturday morning on hearing that it had snowed, we decided on the spur of the moment to venture to the Berg. We promptly phoned around and found that there was some snow at Giants Castle and rapidly booked directly with Giants Castle Resort. Booking procedures were dealt with professionally over the telephone and they even phoned back to confirm... More 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

For a lodge set in such a stunning part of the world what can you expect for $100 a night. Not this. It really was surprisingly good as we’d read that SA park accommodation was sometimes not well looked after or equipped. Not here. It had clean bedclothes, bathroom and towels and was well furnished, well looked after, equipped with... More 

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Vryheid
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My partner and I visited Giants Castle resort on Saturday 18 October 2014 and arrived with limited expectations. We were pleasantly surprised at the facilities and our chalet. We stayed in Chalet 30 and its by far the best with sweeping views of the gorgeous Giants Castle. It has easy access from the parking area and was spotlessly clean and... More 

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