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Drakensberg Sun Resort

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

Stayed here while visiting for four days. Guess it was once a nice place to stay but those days are over and needs a serious update and change of top management, as there are problems everywhere. The room furniture was falling apart and the WiFi...More

Thank Middledene
Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded December 13, 2017

I am delighted that you chose to spend your holiday time with us and your comments following your stay are truly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you here again in the near future. Thank you once again. Until we meet again Best regards Roger

Reviewed November 11, 2017

An amazing location. Exceptional, friendly staff that are extremely helpful. Top quality food although possibly a bit expensive if not included in the room rate. Loads of activities. South Africa at its best.More

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Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded December 14, 2017

Compliments of the Season to you and your family. It was a real pleasure having you on the Resort with us recently and I am very appreciative of the comments following your stay. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you back here again...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

This beautiful hotel is located in a splendid environment, where ever you look at outside the hotel you have great views. There is an incredible number of activities that can be done inside or outside the hotel, for the little ones or older ones (a...More

Thank Marie Pierre D
Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded December 14, 2017

It was a real pleasure having you on the Resort with us recently and I am very appreciative of the comments following your stay. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you back here again soon. Until we meet again, Best regards Roger

Reviewed November 8, 2017

We arrived early and did the paper work and decide to wait until 14h00 when we should have had entrance to our unit. After asking quite a few times when our unit would be available we were only allowed in 45 min later. While we...More

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Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded December 14, 2017

It was a real pleasure having you on the Resort with us recently and I am very appreciative of the comments following your stay. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you back here again soon. Until we meet again, Best regards Roger

Reviewed November 7, 2017

a lovely setting, friendly staff and wonderful accommodation and food. lots to do at the hotel and the surrounds. This is a wonderful get away for nature lovers, families, a romantic get away or friends. So wonderful to go for a few days or longer.

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Response from Roger P, General Manager at Drakensberg Sun ResortResponded December 14, 2017

It was a real pleasure having you on the Resort with us recently and I am very appreciative of the comments following your stay. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you back here again soon. Until we meet again, Best regards Roger

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Free Internet
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Spa
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Free Parking
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
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$206 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$206 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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YusufPeer
October 13, 2017|
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Response from Candice21 | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying in the hotel they would not allow it however if you stay in the self catering units they have lovely braai facilities for you and all the equipment and utensils you would need. Much better option
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adrts
August 10, 2017|
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Response from komalb228 | Reviewed this property |
You can fly to Durban International airport from Jhb and drive to Drakensberg, its about a 2 hour drive but beautiful scenic drive :)
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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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"Lower floor in the hotel complex so you can walk out onto the grass!"
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"Rooms close to reception are better, don't have to walk too far"
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"room facing the lake, amazing view"
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"Mountain View can be spectacular!"
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