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Champagne Castle Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for a holiday destination around drakensberg? Look no further than Champagne holiday resorts, ranging from hotel rooms to time share accommodation, with lot's of things to do in and around the premises, great food, friendly staff, perfect lounge area over looking the pool area with a fantastic bar. Very accommodating spar with lot's of winter specials. Will definitely visit... More 

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Johannesburg
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Cant fault the luxury rooms with heaters in the room and bathroom. It was extremely spacious and cosy. Lovely lounge areas with fireplaces and cosy bar area. It was so nice to be warm inside on a particularly cold week. The buffets were hearty with something for everyone, but my only complaint is that the... More 

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, onlyme05 It seems like you had a wonderful stay, and got to experience many of the activities in and around the hotel. Falcon Ridge is a world class bird show indeed. It's certainly one of the activities in the valley that we encourage all of our guests to visit during... More 

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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend recommended the buffet dinner at champagne castle, suggesting it was a great feed. We paid R210/person, it was ok, not the best buffet ever. We did come back the next day for the walk along mike's path. This was a beautiful walk into the hills at the base of the Drakensburg. Definitely work a look. We then spent... More 

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Thank Adrian M
Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Adrian M We are very fortunate to be located inside of this World Heritage Site, and as you point out, at the base of some of South Africa's largest and most beautiful mountains. The easy access makes it almost impossible to find an excuse not to walk and explore While... More 

Durban, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been coming to this hotel for years but it never ceases of impress us! It has the best views of the berg with great food, friendly, helpful staff and comfortable large rooms. Don't stay anywhere else!

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, JessW65 We always look forward to welcoming you and your family back to Champagne Castle Hotel. Your visits ensure we keep on improving the experience of all of our guests, simply because we know our regular guests would let us know if we weren't always improving in some way. Thank... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for an immaculate hotel with a fabulous view of the central Drakensberg mountain range run by a team of friendly efficient people and enjoy and endless supply of good food make a point of staying here!

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Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Julie B We are very fortunate to have the views we do of this part of the Drakensberg. Being located at the foot of some of South Africa's largest and beautiful mountains is a great privilege. Thank you for staying at Champagne Castle Hotel, and we look forward to welcoming... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After reading all reviews re Champagne Castle Hotel we decided to book for a few night's , so with very high expectations we sett of to The Berg , we arrived early and was greeted with a warm and welcoming smile , a room was promptly prepared for us and a porter collected our bags and we was shown to... More 

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Niedernberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truely magic place in the Dragensberg mountains. On clear days, views of the mountains are stunning. Well sign posted hiking trails invite to stay for a couple of days. Standard family rooms were very comfortable and clean, staff was very friendly, food good and abundant.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three wonderful days here and left wishing only that we could have stayed longer. Everything about this experience delighted us - the location, the glorious views from the room, easy access to the mountain paths, superb dining and attentive service from all the staff. An establishment offering great value for money and really in tune with the needs... More 

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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing place to stay, especially with the snow peaked mountains as a backdrop. The self catering cottage was very comfortable. Lots of activities and hikes nearby. We couldn't do much because of the weather conditions, the fantastic fireplace and board games kept us busy. A drive through the surrounding areas was also very enjoyable. A beautiful, picturesque and peaceful... More 

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Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hotel and in the self catering cottage. We had a great time, the views on the mountains are spectacular!! We found the staff at the reception helpful , but not very friendly. The cottage was very nice, it had every thing we needed.

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Thank lekkerwegmet6
Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, lekkerwegmet6 Our self catering chalets are extremely popular. One of the reasons is the magnificent view of the mountains. Your review, as with all the reviews we receive, has been discussed at our daily Management Team meeting. Thank you for staying at Champagne Castle Hotel, and we look forward to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Champagne Castle Hotel is nestled below the second highest peak in South Africa, Champagne Castle (3377m), part of the main escarpment within the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg mountain range, the highest mountain range in South Africa. Due to its diversity of plant, bird and insect life and the richest collection of San rock paintings in Africa, it has been declared a Mixed World Heritage Site. For visual impact, recreational variety and luxurious splendour, Champagne Castle Hotel is pretty close to being an ultimate experience. Your stay will be characterised by the proximity you gain to the most dramatic and immediate views of the Drakensberg Escarpment and the 'Barrier of Spears'. Whether you walk or hike, trout fish or horse ride, play golf or tennis, swim or bowl, everything here has been configured to embrace this unparalleled setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Champagne Castle Hotel

Address: Route R600 | Champagne Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Winterton
Price Range: $135 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Champagne Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 71
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