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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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15 helpful votes 15 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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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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