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Wild Horses Mountain Guest Lodge

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 1 week ago
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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Clocolan, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

What a beautiful little place. My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Wild Horses. We stayed in Zebra room, it was pretty, clean and luxurious. We loved the details to the garden and enjoyed relaxing in the lounge by the fire. My personal highlight was the private dinner we had in the wine cellar, just us and a... More 

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Suffolk UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We so enjoyed our three night stay at the Wild Horses - greeted by Sophia and her chef husband Francisco after a long drive over precarious terrain but stunning views especially of the dam on arrival - the whole stay was very relaxing - easy place to chill and Tina who manages the Wild Horses very informative and friendly -... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at a Wild Horses after a driving from Johannesburg . Turning off the main road onto the dirt track we expected to find the lodge in a short distance. Oh no . The drive goes on and on and the scenery gets better and better. Tina greeted us on our arrival and we had a tour of the... More 

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London
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56 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

After a slightly inauspicious start....we couldn't get in! The instructions given were to phone from the security gate if the guard wasn't on duty. No guard, no response from the contact numbers. Thankfully a contractor working nearby was able to phone the owner (who actually wasn't at the property!!!). 20 minutes later we were in (apparently the phone lines were... More 

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Address: Sterkfontein Dam, Harrismith 9880, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Free State > Harrismith
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 4
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