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Lancashire, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

What an awesome place! This is our special romantic getaway! The staff are so friendly and always willing to cater to your every wish! My husband loves the trout and bass dams! If you want to truely relax in comfort, this is the place for you! The food is country style and good. Good value for money and the perfect... More 

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Middelburg, South Africa
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

We all had a wonderful and relaxing weekend. All our friends were pleasantly surprised to find such a great place so close by. The staff were fantastic, friendly and professional. Wonderful place. We will definitely recommend Dawson's to others.

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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We had an excellent Family weekend , accommodation and food was awesome and the hospitality even better. The outdoor activity - quad biking was a highlight for the family. We have already booked our return weekend in October in order to enjoy the surrounds even more , pool and game viewing.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Always a pleasure visiting Dawsons, this was my third visit and the quality is unsurpassed. We were welcomed with hot chocolate and checking in took all but 2 mins. The attention to detail is amazing, from the decor right through to the food. Mealtimes are always a feast, 3 courses every night (with 2 options for every course) and high... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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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: $132 - $275 (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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“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
“The homestead is excellent for large groups travelling together with or without children”
 of 5 bubbles Zan2014, Feb 22, 2015 | Read review
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