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Dawson's Game and Trout Lodge

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dawson's is an undiscovered gem where staff have been a part of the venue for so many years that they are a large part of what is to offer. Friendly caring and very special, this was my fourth time and I hope to be fortunate enough to make it many more.

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Hartbeespoort
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Describe the service you experienced: We were looked after exceptionally well from Msoni calling in the dark to find out if we are safe and how far away we were, to the directions we received; to the welcome at the turn-off to the cottage; to the service staff who met all our needs for a braai fire and for helping...

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Mbabane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend Dawson's to anyone who wants to get away and have some peace and quite in a luxurious setting!! The staff are exceptional and they made every effort to accommodate our dietary needs. We took our mountain bikes and have an awesome ride and later the kids went fishing!! Great weekend and so close to Nelspruit

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Inverness
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Although a 40-minute car journey from Barberton, the road is excellent and well worth the time. The setting is magnificent at the end of a 5 Km track. The rooms are huge and very comfortable and the bathroom facilities big enough to through a party in. The food is great. The breakfast choice is one of the largest - and...

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Lancashire, England
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We booked this as a one night stopover on a long drive and hadn't really researched it but were very pleasantly amazed at the whole place. A beautiful location, lovely exceptionally appointed main lodge with a country house feel and then an outdoor pool with great views. Our bedroom was extremely big, bathroom the same and an outside terrace. You...

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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Great Location, exceptionally friendly staff, magical atmosphere, Great Food - staying there felt like a Time Journey as the property still conserves the old farm House, definitely Would Go there again, our stay this Time was far too Short

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed November 10, 2016

The lodge and grounds are absolutely gorgeous, the swimming pool area is breath-taking and views of the surrounding hills were spectacular! We received a friendly greeting on arrival from Zef who was fantastic throughout. The room was lovely and clean but certain functional things needed attention - plugs that don't fit the bath properly, doors to the outside balcony that...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Great place, great accommodation and the staff were exceptionally friendly! The only thing that would have made an even greater stay would have been an aircondtioner in the room. We will definitely return for a longer stay.

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Perfect located, beautiful! Needs to be refurbished! Old and worn out chairs etc. Diner was poor, breakfast was ok. Overall the facility is good due to were it is located. Price:Quality is poor. They forgot to tell us what was possible (or did not want to put energy in it for game drive, quads, etc.).

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Cannot fault this place at all perfect hosts, food, accommodation and to top it all an open fire providing heat and ambience to enjoy pre dinner sherry perfect. Wished we could have stayed longer to indulge in perfection.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Dawson's Game and Trout Lodge

Address: Nelshoogte Area, Barberton 1200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Barberton
Price Range: $142 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dawson's Game and Trout Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“'Mid-range' for cost but 'luxury' for standards and food”
 of 5 bubbles Highlander24, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“The room closest to the main building is large and have a great view over the gardens with a patio on the side and a bay window.”
 of 5 bubbles RonelRogers, Mar 11, 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in main lodge”
 of 5 bubbles Holidaymakerx2, Feb 5, 2016 | Read review
“Lodge is out in the country so nothing but views out at the countryside. Room was spacious with little sitting area outside.”
 of 5 bubbles Steve_Hul, Jan 26, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all great”
  • Right view to sit and relax
  • Stunning
  • Our room
 of 5 bubbles ClemD2014, Jul 19, 2015 | Read review
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