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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Stayed in cottage 5 for two nights while walking in Drakensberg. Stayed in two bedroom cottage with bathroom, lounge and kitchen. Notices warned that all food should be kept away from baboons and doors kept locked - when we got up in the morning a baboon was walking past our front door only a few feet away

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

It was so impressive. We arrived in the dark and had a wounderful surprise when we looked out of the window the next morning. We had a spacious holiday cottage without fancy stuff, but with a unique view! And the cottages are arranged in a way that everyone has a free, direct view on the mountains.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Much as I love Thendele, our unit was overun by ants.. We had to place EVERYTHING edible in the microwave, or the oven, to keep them away. Our cleaner Simon was amazing though. He tried his best and brought us some spray. We did advise reception, but there was nothing they could do over the long weekend. Hopefully the next... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Simple but comfortable self catering cottages is what you can expect in Thendele. The cottages are clean and well maintained with a well equipped kitchenette. We stayed in the lower camp and loved our views of the amphitheatre and surrounding mountains. Very peaceful and the star gazing was a real treat. If you love to hike or trail walk, this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

The setting is what it's all about here and lovely walks for the whole family. Hard to beat for its natural appeal and as mountainous as SA accommodation gets. Wonderful views from the chalets. We stayed in the lower camp 4 bed and it is a bit dated, but adequate and while kitchen is cramped, the lounge is ok and... More 

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White River, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We first went to Thendele 50 years ago as young kids. It has always been my favourite part of the Drakensberg and this last visit was no different. The camp has grown somewhat since we were last there and although some of the units have been modernised, the chalets seem a little tired and need some upgrading. Having said that,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous setting. We (3 generations) stayed in the 3 bed lodge which is the premium accommodation. Amazing setup and unique design. Complete privacy can't see or be seen by anyone but the mountains. Loved all the walks. The lodge is dated and lots of little issues. It needs a good cleanup and paint esp the bathrooms. Lights all dim and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

The view is simply breathtaking, location is in the middle of the high mountains. Very good hiking area. The Chalets are spacious and simple. There is kitchen equipped with kitchenware, cuttlery etc. so self catering is no problem. Service very friendly. All in all a great place in the middle of mountains.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views of the Amphitheatre. Chalets are spread out so noise from neighbours is minimized. Friendly staff at the shop who are always more than willing to help with anything you need. Hiking routes are great and have varied options for different ages and fitness levels. Only negative was that they were doing burning on the mountain and they did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

What a setting....overlooking the world famous Amphitheatre in the Drakensberg. Perfect place to unwind. Chalets are clean and well run. Mind out for Baboons! Great walks in safe environment. Highly recommend. Tip: Ask for chalet No 15 in the upper camp (sleeps 4).

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Address: Royal Natal National Park, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Number of rooms: 132
Also Known As:
Thendele Hutted Camp Hotel Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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