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Wild Horses Mountain Guest Lodge

Sterkfontein Dam, Harrismith 9880, South Africa
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Wild Horses Mountain Guest Lodge
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Ranked #2 of 19 Harrismith B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday at Wild Horses. Suffice to say our high expectations were met and surpassed. The venue is magnificent, the food was glorious, the staff were amazing and the view is stunning! So much effort went into every little detail. We felt utterly spoilt and will definitely be back for another five star experience.

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Thank you so much for your feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay with Wild Horses Lodge. We are hoping to see you again in the near future. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very intermit little lodge on the side of a mountain overlooking the Sterkfontein dam. There are only 4 rooms and so you often find yourself feeling like you are the only ones in this stunning villa. The chef prepares great dinners and breakfast is always more than enough. You can also opt to have a private romantic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Home from home in the most relaxing peaceful, friendly place in SA! The food is fantastic , and cruising the Sterkfontein Dams crystal waters on a luxury motor boat sipping an ice cold beer takes a lot of beating to better this experience! Will definitely be back , thanks John and Trish .

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A tranquil place with the most amazing settings was exactly what we needed after a very busy last few months! Food was divine, I even picked up a culinary tip or two. Three course dinner was all well selected by their in-house chef. They were so open to breakfast requests... from full English with French toast to flapjacks and mascarpone... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

On our way back from KZN to Pretoria, we were looking for an interesting out of the ordinary stay-over half way to home. Well, Wild Horses was everything we expected, and more. The setting of the lodge against a sandstone koppie and overlooking the Sterkfontein dam, is simply breathtaking! From the minute you step out of your car, you enter... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The sand road getting there is better than the 11 kms of tarred potholes after that. Its that bad! But thats where my negativity ends. From the moment we arrived, the staff were exceptional. We wanted for nothing. The rooms are immaculate, very 5 star-ish decor. The food was superb, well presented (both breakfast and dinner). Bar prices were very... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Most magnificentjy peaceful setting. Spacious and tastefully decorated rooms with all the special touches. Top class cuisine and lots to do,,, walking, riding, boating or just restfully doing nothing at all. Will be back that's for sure!

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

What else to write. It's beautiful, comfortable and very welcoming. The food is prepared by a great chef. There are stunning views and the staff are able to recommend walks, rides, boats as well as just doing nothing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

me and my wife spent our honeymoon there. The place is very remote but very nice to rest and refresh after the wedding day. The food is very good..compliments to the chef Francesco..... i would recommend everyone who want a quiet place to visit the place.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The 17 kilometer road that you take to get to Wild Horses, once you turn off the main road, can be a tad challenging. We made it fine with our little putt-putt of a car. I liken it to slaying a dragon to reach the pot of gold and what an amazing treasure Wild Horses Lodge is. What words are... More 

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