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Kiara Lodge

R712, Golden Gate Road, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little lodge was a nice little get-away. Though it was arranged my local family in South Africa, which made things so much easier. We did hear stories of complications which you can review here as well. Just with Time-share issues and booking parameters. But all that aside, once you are in, you will find that its a nice little... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ryan, Thank you for your review and and we are happy to read that you took the opportunity to explore the Clarens area during your stay. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have spent time at Kiara Lodge before and it was an obvious choice when we wanted to travel there again in Spring 2015. Some refurbishment has been completed recently. The country was very dry--the drought has been devastating in this part of the country. But it served us very well as we explored some of the towns and places... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for your review and the generous grading. We do agree that our resort's location does make it ideal to explore the local area. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second day in a row of lawns been mowed with ride on mower, leaf blowers, weed eaters, incessant noise of power tools from 8 in the morning to 3 in the in the afternoon. You would think a holiday resort would be more considerate of its guests. No sleeping in

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Robyn, Our sincere apologies that you have been disturbed by our ground maintenance schedule. Unfortunately this task has to be undertaken during the week as the resort has more guests occupying its units on weekends. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

Kempton Park, South Africa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first time and I am impressed! Beautiful mountains! Peace and tranquility! Good breakaway for families as well. Adult and kids games rooms, hiking trails, biking, the works! I give it 5 stars. Thanks, The Holiday Club!

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Charkie, Thank you very much indeed for your praise and full endorsement of our resort. It is greatly appreciated. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We stayed in 14D, a unit with lovely views, nice and quiet, especially in peak season and very clean and spacious. Must comment on the excellent service we received from maintenance as we had quite a few problems with our door lock which were attended to immediately. The staff are all very friendly and obliging and the security was constantly... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lana, Thank you for spending your Christmas at our resort and we are happy to see that you all enjoyed your stay with us. We have noted your recommendation on the pool and will certainly consider this. Kind regards. Kiara Lodge More 

South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

How nice to sit on the wooden deck looking at the mountains behind you with sunset. Seems like it is golden glowing. Back to nature with just quietness around you. As we visited in winter sitting around the fireside, was an awesome experience.

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Holidayjunkie2015, Thank you for your review and we do agree with you that the resort's location is rather special in the South African winter, particularly in the month of July when the surrounding peaks of the Maluti/Drakensberg mountain range can even have a light dusting of snow. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Kiara Lodge is located in the perfect spot, close to Clarens and to the Golden Gate. The resort is set in a beautiful valley, with the mountains surrounding it. The chalets are well appointed and adults and children are well catered for. If you like to hike then this is the ideal spot to stay at. We will most certainly... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Shannon, Thank you very much for the review and we are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at our family focused resort. Our Maluti/Drakensberg location is ideal for those who enjoy hiking and mountaineering and we look forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at KIARA Lodge in Clarens Valley for 7 nights from 11 Dec 2015. The lodges are nestled in a Valley sorrounded by Mountains. It's so so peaceful. When you go atop the mountain you can see the Valley and the Lodges. In that one instant you are one with Nature, one with the Universe. You feel both small yet... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kensias, Thank you for your review and we do agree with you that our resort's location is the perfect antidote to escape the stresses of modern living. We look forward to your return visit. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

The rooms were nice! Not too small as I have found in other Holiday Club resorts. The staff were friendly and reasonably competent. The view of the Malutis is magnificent. The lodge is about 20 minutes from Clarens and less to the Golden gate park. The only criticism I can make is that (once again - all too common with... More 

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Thank Mike S
BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Many thanks for your review of our Maluti getaway and we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. As we always welcome guest feedback on how we can improve, we have forwarded your commenta bout our mattresses to the relevant procurement department. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Rooms were spotless, view was wonderful , had dinner in restaurant, food below average and overpriced compared to establishments in Clarence, lawns and gardens very neat, no litter visible anywhere, reception staff friendly

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 50thompson, We are happy to read that both our resort's accommodation and close proximity to Clarens made your visit to the region's annual Cherry Festival an enjoyable one for you. That said, we have noted your comment on the restaurant and this will be discussed with the manager of this facility. Regards. Kiara Lodge More 

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