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Wild Horses Mountain Guest Lodge

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Sterkfontein Dam, Harrismith 9880, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 18 Harrismith B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Sandton, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A very private lodge with only 4 rooms on the banks of the Sterkfontein Dam in the Drakensberg. The accommodation is excellent and the food is outstanding. We have been visiting the Berg for over 20 years and never new that such an isolated excellent lodge exists.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a great place to stay, it is intimate with 4 rooms only, has a stunning view of the Drakensberg foothills and the Sterkfontein Dam. Excellent home cooked meals are included. Very romantic. They even offered us a picnic basket for our hike to the Amphitheater. Service was very personal and attentive, would highly recommend this place to anyone... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I thought I knew every five star stop over between JHB and Durban, but oh how wrong I was and what a serendipitous discovery Wild Horses proved to be. Whilst the dirt road through a nature reserve to reach it may be challenging, it also adds to the adventure and makes one further appreciative of the extent of the sophistication... More 

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Weldon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great place to stay always make you welcome come and feel on top of the world so peaceful and great to walk down to the little pub a place were time stands still on my list to visit again next time I am back in South Africa

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had a magical time at Wild Horses. As the only guests there, we were spoilt, charmed and loved to say the least! We stayed in the Zebra room which was beautiful and watching the sunrise on the balcony was breath taking. Our hosts were exceptional! Having a personal chef cook us each meal was such a treat. Thank you... More 

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