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Reviewed May 9, 2018

The lodge is set in a large rural property with lovely views and a variety of walking routes on site. The term 'home made' does not do the place justice. The lodge produces much of its food from scratch using ingredients and animals raised on...More

Thank Andy A
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Magical getaway with a stay in the luxury cave a must for the sunsets and private meal servings there. Mountain-facing room was also great. We experienced both accommodations, Meals by Jay Turner are excellent. Best. Scones, Ever. Wonderful quirks of art in wooden furniture and...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

This was the first venue of our honeymoon and we were absolutely blown away. From the luxury Cave to the food and the peace of the farm we couldn't not get enough. Not to mention the craftsmanship of every piece of furniture or building. Antbear...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

What a experience.Excellent food.Nice bath.What a view !!!.Met people from four countries that night and made good friends.Could not believe that a couple from the United Kingdom visited Antbear for the third time.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Antbear Lodge is layered with many different genres wrapped up into one unique spot. It's a mixture of an African bush lodge, Drakensberg mountain lodge, art gallery with different creations crafted by the owner, an international spot for the foodie, and a tranquil spot in...More

Thank Laurie K
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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$163 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$163 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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U_k_Harvey
September 22, 2017|
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Response from AndrewAttwood | Property representative |
That will work fine and lots of our guests do that. The drive from the Drakensberg Boys Choir School takes just about an hour. Please make sure you have directions
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U_k_Harvey
September 20, 2017|
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Response from Andrew A | Property representative |
Antbear is a 2 hour drive from Durban. 180 km. It takes an hour to Drakensberg Canopy tours and can be incorporated with route with a lot of other activities too
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Peppa0913
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Andrew A | Property representative |
hi Peppa Yes most definitely you can get here with a standard car. Most of our guests just have small rental cars. There is a 7 km stretch of dirt road the rest of the way can be reached on paved roads. The dirt road is in... More
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"All the rooms are unique, but the cave room is not something you can find in many places"
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"The cave room is very private. Great!"
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"All rooms are good, with excellent views and all the amenities you'll need. There's also a honeymoon..."
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