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    Drakensberg Sun Resort

    R600, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good30%
    • Average13%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “blue grotto” (29 reviews)
    “canopy tour” (24 reviews)
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Concierge
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 840 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This used to be our annual holiday venue over 10years.This July 2017 proved very disappointing.Traditionally guests were welcomed with a hot chocolate and warm fires in reception.We arrived on Thursday apparently only Friday check ins are given the welcome drink .The hotel no longer has...More

    Thank Preetha D
    Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded today

    Your loyalty to the Resort over the years is hugely appreciated and it was lovely having you back here with us. We are in the process of refurbishing the reception fireplaces and these will be installed very shortly. I can assure you that our services...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The staff at the hotel are friendly and the scenic beauty of the hotel can't be faulted. However, our holiday took a nasty turn when three children were allowed to shoot paintballs at a target near the dam. My wife was sitting with my 7...More

    Thank jimctay
    Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded today

    It was indeed a pleasure having you and your family on the Resort with us and a pleasure to meet you. As promised there has been a full investigation and the area in question has been moved to prevent this from happening again. Thank you...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would definitely be coming back! Love the variety of activities available. Delish food! Loved the hike through the beautiful mountains. Best in the berg by far. !!! Friendly staff

    Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
    Thank micci305
    Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded today

    It was a great pleasure having you and your family on the Resort with us recently and the lovely comments following your stay are much appreciated. Thank you. I look forward to welcoming you back here soon. Until we meet again Best regards Roger

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I came to this hotel as a child and still love it. I love the walks that are organised with the hotel or you can go on your own. I perfect place for a family holiday. I can highly recommend this resort and we will...More

    Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
    Thank Mark U
    Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded today

    It was a real pleasure having you with us recently and your loyalty to the Resort is hugely appreciated. If ever I can assist you with any future reservations please do not hesitate to ask for me and I will do what I can to...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Excellent resort but chalets need upgrading, looking a bit worn out. Also not an ideal unit for families with small children as there are too many stairs. Also require a few extra items in crockery like small bowls etc.

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    Thank Vinodrai V
    Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded today

    Your comments and suggestions following your recent stay with us are appreciated and are under investigation and will be reviewed. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward top seeing you here again soon. Until we meet again Best regards Roger

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • $210 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 78
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Drakensberg Region >
    • Winterton
    • Also Known As
    • Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Hotel Winterton ,
    • Drakensberg Sun Hotel
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    Traveler (290)
    Room & Suite (43)
    Dining (15)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (248)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (3)
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    Gillian S
    December 23, 2015|
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    Response from JonathanSuch2013 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they have TV in the rooms and it is a mixture of hotel area and chalet area.
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    Desinagar
    March 12, 2015|
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    Response from AnnaQueenBee |
    The vegetarian options are haalal for sure.
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    "It is steep from the bottom of the hill to the hotel so if stairs etc are a problem then either use the hotel..."
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    "Choose the chalets if you want to be away from the busy main hotel."
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    "view are fabulous"
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    "Ground floor away from the pool if you have kids, it's nice to just run out onto the lawns and the view..."
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