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Giant's Castle Camp

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P/Bag X7055 | Estcourt 3310, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vryheid
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 10 friends and family that booked for the "Christmas in July" weekend on 25 July. Having heard rave reviews of this in the past I must say I was disappointed. The resort I know and knew what to expect but as far as the "Christmas" dinner was concerned there was not a gammon or turkey... More 

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Waterfall, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a day out decided to visit Giants Castle for a late lunch. The road to the hotel is beyond unbearable with huge potholes. Entrance is charged at R35 pp, and this task took close on 20 minutes. I'm at a loss for words to describe the horrific service at the restaurant. We had to find a waitress to take... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stayed at Giant’s Castle resort 9/6-12/6/2015 in a mountain view chalet and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The view is simply spectacular. The chalet was comfortable, well equipped and it was lovely having a roaring fire in the fire place. There is a two plate cooker and a microwave oven with grill function – more than adequate for a holiday.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The mountains are nice ... the rest isn't. From Escourt to the camp the roads are full of deep potholes, roaming animals and people and they are narrow. It takes about 1 hour to get there from Escourt driving through all the squatter camps. A very depressing ride. At the Giants Castle restaurant the food is bad. It tastes like... More 

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Kigali
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My partner and I chose to stay in a mountain view chalet and absolutely loved having a braai in the evenings while watching the sunset over the mountains. The extra bucks were worth it for the view. The surroundings were breathtaking. There's nothing like hiking all day in the silence of nature and then coming "home" right there in the... More 

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Newcastle, KZN, SA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The chalets in this park are well maintained and very comfortable. We chose a mountain view chalet and the view was beautiful. Only small problem would be for older folk who may not necessarily like to park a bit away from the chalet and climb a small hill to get there. Could be a problem with carrying bags etc. There... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was our second visit in 6 months. This time we stayed in a mountain view chalet. What a treat to wake up and see this beautiful panorama of rugged mountains from your bed! The weather was perfect the 3 days we stayed, allowing us to hike extensively. The chalet is well equipped for self-catering, we went to the restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

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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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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