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Champagne Castle Hotel

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Route R600 | Champagne Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norway
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64 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed three nights at this hotel in July 2015 and had a wonderful stay! From the room on the 2nd floor we had a great view of the mountains. It is magic to look up towards the over 3000 meters high, majestic mountain peaks, both in daylight and at night, when only the contours of the mountains are visible... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel must have one of the best locations in the Drakensberg, lying at the base of the mountains which tower behind it as a magnificent backdrop on a fine day. The room and bathroom were both very spacious and had heaters to keep them warm. All meals are provided and are buffet style with an extensive choice of dishes.... More 

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in two chalets. It was a lovely weekend with each family responsible for different meals. The chalets are very warm and comfortable.There are lovely trails to hike and the surrounding scenery is just too beautiful. The hotel is nearby and tea on the veranda is a must. You can organize meals at the hotel if it is not... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Lorna592. Thank you for choosing Champagne Castle Hotel to relax and unwind. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. More 

Sunland, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The last of the true holiday resorts. Champagne Castle Hotel offers the discerning visitor the finest mountain holiday possible. With a fully inclusive tariffe, excellent food, and extraordinary luxury rooms, this hotel has the highest peaks of the Drakensberg in the front garden. The staff are attentive and welcoming, the management visible and very much in touch and no matter... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review rockypw. I don't believe I have ever heard anyone describe the hotel as having, "the highest peaks of the Drakensberg in the front garden". It's such a lovely description. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. More 

Sohar, Oman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second year in a row that we have booked to go to this hotel during the South African School Holidays. My favourite part of our holiday was that the hotel employed University Students to entertain the kids for the duration of the school holidays. This made for such a stress free holiday without kids nagging that they... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review SandySohar. I've passed your feedback onto each area of the hotel that you commented on. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reception was sincere and warm. The room was clean and spacious with a beautiful mountain view. All the meals were outstanding, and the service was great. The pub was cosy with log-fires in all the lounges. Drinks were cheap. Activities included horse-riding, hiking, tennis and bowls, besides games to keep the youngsters happy. Parking was safe. We cannot wait... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thomas G. Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is remarkable. In the midst of mountains and baboons, this hotel stands in a league of its own. The majestic view and great activities made our stay a great and relaxing family-time. I would recommend taking advantage of the hikes and exercising with a fun game of badminton. And, of course, dont forget stargazing! I would say I... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review VKGonzalez. I have passed your feedback onto the Chef. We're always trying to get the food offering right in order to serve a wide enough variety to meet as many guest's needs as we can. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing experience! My wife and I are currently staying in suite 9 to celebrate our wedding anniversary, The suite sleeps four and is very spacious and clean. The view of the Drakesberg mountains is breathtaking. The welcome silence when sitting outside on the veranda is something to experience! The King size bed is very comfortable with the rooms,... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Brian A. Suite 9 is a beautiful place to celebrate your anniversary, for all of the reasons you describe. And yes, the mountains with their winter coat on, are exquisite. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this gorgeous resort for a birthday treat. It was fantastic. Location right in mountains. Rooms huge comfortable and beautiful, lovely patio facing the mountains. Room was well heated. Buffet meals full board and the food was excellent at every meal. Lovely grounds, helpful and polite staff. Plus they gave us special table decor and a lovely little cake... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Nershada P. Thank you for your review and for choosing to spend your birthday at Champagne Castle Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a young family who love to holiday in resorts, I must say that we were slightly apprehensive about visiting Champagne Castle Hotel due to our driving by impression of the exterior, but my were we wrong. What an amazing establishment. From the amenities to the hiking trails to the buffet meals to the deluxe rooms to the views of... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Brad0903. And thank you for choosing to stay with us, with your family. I've passed your feedback onto the broader team, and I will also let our Digital Team know that it was the 'Sense of Place' clip that got you here. We look forward to your return. In the mean time we'll ensure that... More 

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