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Drakensberg Sun Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   R600 Central Drakensberg | Cathkin Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Winterton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Refurbishments are great - new dishes, TVs, builtin cupboards etc. Abundant staff always on duty - makes check in a smooth process, including the porters. Pleasent getaway whether it's peace and quiet to chill out and appreciate nature or activities to participate in. Security is impeccable.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We frequent the Drakensberg often however it's been 9 years since staying at Drakensberg Sun, thouroughly enjoyed the stay, the Timeshare Room was very comfortable for a Family of 4. Would definately return.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a pleasure for the kids to be at Drakensburg's finest. There's plenty of space and activities, with the canoeing being a highlight. The rooms have just been revamped & even the crockery and cutlery were new. Our stay at Drakensburg Sun gave us much needed rest and tranquillity from the stress of daily work. We will definitely go back... More

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Solwezi, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed three nights at the Sun and found the location and the hotel absolutely beautiful. The view from the rooms is stunning and the lobby/dining area has a wonderful mountain feel. Although the families did not hinder or bother us during our stay, I'd just like to point out that it is very family friendly and... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the drakensburg sun is a beautiful place, was happy with the food and the staff, the rooms just need more attention as under the beds if filthy, the cuboards need some paining and the bathroom can be cleaned better as there was wee all over toilet that had dried

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

HI, We had a good stay, the food was really good, service was great by all except reception, when checking in they provide you with no information on what hotel has, or directions to room, dinner times etc, you have to ask for all this - You better research before you get there so you know what to do at... More

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very impressed with the service offered. I paid senior citizen rates and felt that I got excellent value. Good food, friendly staff and pleasant surroundings all made for a comfortable stay. I noticed that families too were welcome and the children all seemed to be having fun.

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned and I must compliment the hotel on the following: Service was world class especially from the chefs in the dining room. Hotel, although recently revamped was spotless inside and outside. location is one of the best in the berg. We found nothing to complain about, just had a relaxing time. There is so much to do... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 3 nights here. Very relaxing stay, but with plenty of activities! Perfect place for a family vacation. Very impressed by the friendliness of the staff (except the guy at the canoes). Grounds are beautifully maintained with a lovely pool, mashie golf course, bowling green and a lake with free canoes and twice daily boat trip.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay at Drakensberg Sun annually. We have always enjoyed the facilities and food. Relaxing getaway and enjoy the fact that you can park your car off for your entire stay and enjoy. What dissapointed me this time was the food. The buffet was so dissapointing from all our previous visits. Food was repeated daily. Spoke to the waiters and... More

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Address: R600 Central Drakensberg | Cathkin Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Winterton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Drakensberg Sun Resort 4*
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The Drakensberg is one of South Africa’s most acclaimed tourist destinations and it is little wonder why. Set in the breathtaking Cathkin Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains, the Drakensberg Sun not only offers guests panoramic views of the region but some of the best resort facilities and amenities imaginable. If you’re interested in visiting the Drakensberg during your next holiday, the Drakensberg Sun resort is the accommodation offering for you. ... more   less 
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