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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 2 days 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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Durban
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on the helicopter ride and I enjoyed it however I feel the trip is short for two reasons. The pilot explain site heritage but if you are sitting on the left trying to see what is being explained on the right hand side it's difficult becuase of space constraints. The trip is also short for this reason so... More

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Knysna, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This resort is situated in a beautiful part of the Drakensberg. We stayed in the self catering chalets which have been renovated since our last stay there and are spotlessly clean and well appointed. There is so much to do for all ages in the resort and in the surrounding region. We ate once on the terrace and the food... More

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The stay we had at the Drakensberg Sun Chalets was superb wrt destination, location, service,facilities available & scenery which encouraged us to persue our daily walks as listed on the maps of walks available.

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Sandton, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With lots to do and keep the family busy, parents have some time to rest and also enjoy the beautiful scenery. The food at the hotel is good and overall we had a wonderful few days at the resort. And if you get tired of the hotel, there are many interesting places within a short drive.

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Polokwane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend Drakensberg Sun! Very relaxing, ***** star food, ***** staff, making you feel right at home. We didn't take children along, but were amazed at the entertainment available for children. Next time the children can go with!!

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Centurion, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A recent visit to the Drakensberg Sun hotel met my full expectations. The recently refurbished hotel was clean and family friendly. The number of fire places were a major attraction for my family and made for great chats over coffee. The staff were friendly and willing to help, when you did eventually get hold of a waiter or waitress. The... More

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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i always enjoyed coming to the drakensburg sun resort and made it an annual family winter holiday but will think twice before planning my next winter holiday. The food was pathetic and the staff was not friendly at the restaurant. Had to wait for more than an hour to be seated for dinner as the restaurant was full. Quite disappointed... 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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