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R 712, Golden Gate Road | Northern Drakensberg, Free State, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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Kiara Lodge
Ranked #12 of 26 Clarens B&B and Inns
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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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Gauteng
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is awesome ..balconies from every room Loved wildlife Rooms are great with balconies and braai areas Caution! extreme adventures rdishonest poor customer service Sent us to ant infested dam

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Jinja, Uganda
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just 15km from the quaint village of Clarens, this is an ideal "get away" location. Stunning views, wildlife on the doorstep, great walking trails and lots of family activities. The chalets were well appointed and had all the equipment required for self catering. There is a restaurant on the premises which produce great pizzas. Lots to do at the Lodge... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE spent a stunning weekend at Kiara Lodge. Our chalet was beautifully appointed and comfortable. The views are spectacular and the property have everything to offer for all ages. The walks are lovely and there is a beautifyl dam and waterfall on the property. Indoor & outdoor swimming pool, games room, play area, hiking & cycling trails and of course... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting more from the photos and info we were given. Rather jaded we thought, so we were disappointed. There were no cushions in the lounge so we had to use our pillows and on enquiring at Reception were told that there were not any cushions available. The same applied to the uncomfortable outdoor wooden furniture. We used the... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Our favourite mountain getaway, 15km from Carens. Nice views from our unit, which has all the necessary utensils/amenities even a coffee plunger, heater, etc. Linen, bedding, etc. are nice. Opposite the entrance to the resort is an adventure activities venture. The restaurant has a nice ambiance, but is very small. Some short hiking trials. Will definitely return for longer stays.

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BeekmanGroup, Public Relations Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on Kiara Lodge. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. We are delighted that both the resort and its natural surroundings met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Kind regards Kiara Lodge More 

Hillcrest, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We have stayed here a number of times and each time has been exactly what we needed. There is so much to see and do both at the facility and all around the Clarens area. Our first stay was a romantic, quiet get away and we stayed in a chalet close to the stream, under the trees - it was... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Public Relations Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for having taken the time to provide feedback on your recent visit to Kiara Lodge. It was indeed our pleasure in hosting you all as guests and I will convey your positive feedback to our resort manager and staff. Kind regards Mark Hopcroft Public Relations More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This passed weekend I had the great opportunity to visit Kiara Lodge near clarens and it was one of the best breaks I've had. Amazing and friendly staff, stunning surrounds and not too far but just far enough. Loved it and I cannot wait to go back!

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BeekmanGroup, Public Relations Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kirstie Thank you for having taken the time to provide feedback on your recent visit to Kiara Lodge. It was indeed our pleasure in hosting you as a guest and I will convey your positive feedback to our resort manager and staff. Kind regards Mark Hopcroft Public Relations More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed in two two-roomed chalets which were close to each other. Great braais and bass fishing right on our doorstep. Walking in the mountains, white river rafting in the Ash river, horse riding, quads and the beautiful small town of Clarens to explore. The accommodation itself is well equipped and there is crazy golf, tennis and wonderful views of... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Public Relations Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nigel Thank you for having taken the time to provide feedback on your recent visit to Kiara Lodge. It was indeed our pleasure in hosting you all as guests and I will convey your positive feedback to our resort manager and staff. Kind regards Mark Hopcroft Public Relations More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Recently visited Kiara lodge for a few days. Spectacular views of the mountains and stunning units with friendly staff. They have jungle gyms, trampolines and games room however wont advise for families with children younger than 5 as there us really not much to do. The lodge is very quiet so i felt the need to keep my lil 2... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Public Relations Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ayesha Thank you for having taken the time to provide feedback on your recent visit to Kiara Lodge. It was indeed our pleasure in hosting you as a guest. I have taken note of your recommendations and will convey them to our resort manager for consideration. Any guest input is always most welcome. Kind regards Mark Hopcroft Public Relations More 

Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

For our recent stay at the Kiara resort we booked through RCI - originally in a unit that had a staircase, but were quickly accommodated in a single floor house on request. The self-catering rental houses are well-equipped and clean. Many of the houses have spectacular views of the mountains and on-site dam. The resort restaurant was very good -... More 

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BeekmanGroup, Public Relations Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on Kiara Lodge. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. We are delighted that both the resort and its natural surroundings met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you once again in the near future. Kind regards Kiara Lodge More 

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Address: R 712, Golden Gate Road | Northern Drakensberg, Free State, Clarens 9707, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Kiara Hotel Clarens

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