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Berghouse and Cottages

Certificate of Excellence
R304 Northern Drakensberg, Jagersrust | KwaZulu-Natal, Bergville 3354, South Africa
Berghouse and Cottages
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Rating summary
  • 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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the Thula Thula cottage from 10-13 March 2015. The location is lovely, secluded and peaceful. All the cottages also have a beautiful view of the mountain and the viewpoint stunning. The grounds were well maintained and the walks good. The accomodation could of been much more comfortable however. We found our unit very small... More 

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Good day,thank you for your review and kind words.We have noted that you have a few pertinent pointers for our attention.Our beds are checked by a company from Durban,we will certainly be bringing up this issue with them.The beds are firm as they are manufactured from a high quality high density multi layers of foam.These queen base sets are regarded... More 

Belsele
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a fantastic place to find some peace and quiet. We were lucky and had the premises for ourselves. nice views, pony in the garden (something different than a dog or a cat), and very very friendly people.The cottages are so cosy. all is there to cook and to have a braai, which we did the 2 evenings we... More 

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review!!we enjoyed hosting you both and look forward to your return someday.With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages,Northern Drakensberg,South Africa More 

Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Vaughn and Chantal could not have done more to look after us. We stayed at Phezulu for 4 nights last month. We were delayed at JHB Airport and they were unperturbed by our late arrival. Over the next few days they helped us with internet access, recommendations for walks and more. The cottage was charming. Boutique rustic with beautiful found... More 

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and kind review!,we enjoyed hosting you both and look forward to your return visit someday soon!,with warm regards from the Berghouse and Cottages,Northern Drakensberg,South Africa More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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297 reviews 297 reviews
98 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stayed here for a week and really enjoyed it . The views were amazing as was the welcome from Vaughan Chantal and Thuli . We stayed in Phezulu which had an incredible view over the hills and the Drakensbergs and amphitheatre . It was pleasantly furnished , the furthest property from the main house . We self catered most... More 

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review,we enjoyed meeting you both.Thank you for your recent visit.Our unpaved gravel road is well maintained and used by all vehicles throughout the year,including the wet season.Folks are at first surprised by the road but get used to this 6 meter wide driveway and the World Class Mountain scenery along the way.We endeavor,however,to keep the road... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I wanted to take my parents visiting from Canada to Drakensburg for a long weekend. After quite a bit of research, I decided to book a cottage at Berghouse & Cottages. The drive from Johannesburg takes under 3 hours and the directions provided on Berghouse site are great (BTW, the Berghouse & Cottages website is one of the best I... More 

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and recent visit.It was a pleasure to host you.We look forward to your return visit someday soon. With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages,Northern Drakensberg,South Africa More 

Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed for just two nights, before moving to Thendele. It was the perfect place to start our South African holiday - just a quiet set of cottages on a big property with fabulous views of the Amphitheatre (when the cloud lifted) and lots of spring flowers all around. We'd had no chance to shop so took up the offer... More 

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recent visit!.We appreciate your feedback,our staff were also informed how much you enjoyed your stay,this is always a great way to encourage excellence!.We look forward to your return visit someday.With warm regards from the Berghouse and Cottages Northern Drakensberrg. More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We did a night stop in the Berg en route to Durban and decided to stay at the Berghouse & Cottages. Apparently the shorter route from the N2 to the berg is not in a very good condition and we were advised to take the longer route via the R616. The drive is a bit longer, but it is well... More 

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Thank you for your wonderful review.We enjoyed having you both here and look forward to your next visit.With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages,Northern Drakensberg,South Africa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Visited Berghouse and Cottages for Old years eve and spent a few days there. Even though it rained quite a bit, the atmosphere was awesome! The mini Stonehenge offers an awesome place to chill with a beer, or wine, or any beverage really and just be transported into another world with the impressive views of the Amphitheatre mountains. There are... More 

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Thank you for your review,and kind words.We look forward to hosting you again sometime soon.With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages,Northern Drakensberg,South Africa More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great view and excellent starting point to explore the Berg. Kitchen with all equipement, good bathroom, great bed. Stayed in winter and we really enjoyed the wood stove. Owners gave excellent advice on the possible hiking trails. In the morning, a superb breakfast is deliverd. At night you Cook your own, groceries possible in nearby (+-30min) city.

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

The Berghouse and Cottages wish to thank you for your feedback and visit this last winter.We enjoyed hosting you both and look forward to your return visit someday soon.With warm regards from the Berghouse and Cottages,Northern Drakensberg,South Africa. More 

Hastveda, Sweden
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Berghouse Cottages and can only warmly recommend this place. The Location is simply stunning with nice views on the Drakensberg mountains and nice walking and hiking trails around the cottages. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the cottages beautifully decorated. Clean and individual interiors make this place surely a must-stop.

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review!,it was a pleasure hosting you and look forward to welcoming you both back sometime in the future.With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages,Northern Drakensberg,South Africa. More 

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