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Cathkin Cottage Bed and Breakfast

1Yellowwood Drive, Bergview Private Estate | Champagne Valley, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park 3340, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vaalwater
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a few nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. compliments to the owner. The champagne valley is a lovely place to be and one of the big pro's of this guesthouse is that you can start walking from your doorstep. It is also cutely tucked away on a dead-end road, very quiet. The room was very pretty,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

tranquil and amazing. beautiful rooms and breakfast. safe and secure lovely Leila always helpful and goes the extra mile located a few minutes away from the Drakensberg Sun Hotel % minutes drive from the Champagne Sports Resort Beautiful walks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed here in June as part of an 80th birthday celebration, on a self catering option. The cottage is absolutely beautiful - every little detail has been thought of, and the place has been decorated with such love and care. The cottage can easily accommodate 10 adults (en suite rooms), and is serviced on a daily basis. We really... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

You will enjoy the charming and helpful hostess Leila, it's a beautiful place to stay, a really lovely location with lots to do in the immediate area. We recommend it wholeheartedly. The buffet in the Drakensberg Sun hotel (which is within walking distance) is brilliant and you can also get takeaways easily locally.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We spend three days at the Cathkin Cottages where Leila, the owner made us feel at home. The location is fantastic as it is very safe and has proximity to many hiking and activity places in the Central Berg. The lounge in her B&B is so cosy and made our evenings very pleasant, while our children could watch some movies... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A beautifull place, great breakfast and perfect location. We just loved the bathroom. It had everything we needed. We had dinner in the hotel just 500meter from the B&B. Great views there as well! Tip: The adres is not in the GPS system, so don't forget to bring the GPS Coordinates stated on you booking reverance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This cottage and valley is wonderful we loved it very buzzy friendly hosts Leila and Roy... lovely facility rooms one and two on the front overlooking the pools and gardens. Great evening buffet at the DRAKENSBERG SUN and also a good meal at the DRAGON PEAKS Restaurant the following night...Would happily return to CATHKIN COTTAGE! Brilliant breakfasts Really enjoyed the... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Not just a B&B but a huge covered lounge filled with squashy sofas, a pool and lots of indoor space. It was like having your own house. It is so obvious that the owner is an interior designer. We had a comfortable room and were given a varied and good breakfast each day. It is very peaceful here and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We could not have asked for a better place to stay for our very first experience in the Drakensberg. Even after looking at all the hotels in the area, my fiance and I concluded that we chose the BEST accommodation.The most divine breakfast every morning and our room was beautiful & always clean. Leila, thanks for giving us one of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The room I stayed in had a small panel heater that didn't do anything to keep the room warm. There was someone's old underwear in the cupboard, yet no extra blankets. The owner chastised us for not washing our own dishes which we assumed was the b&bs responsibility (who wants to be washing dishes when on holiday?). She also told... More 

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