The Lodge is nicely located just a few kilometres from Underberg. We stayed in the oak tree lodge for three nights and a a huge room with a nice view on the gardens.
The food in the restaurant was very good, but unfortunately they ran out of filets the second day. We, however, saw them on the plates of others guests and they looked yummy. The fact that there usually were only about 2-3 other guests in the restaurant for 30+ was a bit uncomfy.
They organized a great trip to the Sani Pass and everything worked out fine. Thanks Steve!
All in all it wasn't a perfect stay. We booked self catering accommodation and were told we should not use the kitchen in the oak tree lodge because it is only for groups. Therefore we can only give three stars for a not so bad place.
The owner really is grumpy, as several signs around the hatchery state. At least you know what you get and if just asked him for help he's always there!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Affordable B&B and self-catering accommodation, set in a tranquil country setting just 10km from Underberg in the Southern Drakensberg close to Sani Pass. We provide Free parking and fabulous meals off an a la carte menu in our Restaurant which is situated overlooking a waterfall flowing into the trout dam. Located near horse riding trails, mountain biking trails, hiking routes, golf courses, trout fishing waters and of course the infamous Sani Pass. We are situated 1 hour from Howick on the N3, 1 hour from Kokstad, making Underberg the ideal location from which to explore the majestic mountains of the Southern Drakensberg. We are on the route between Johannesburg and seaside resorts of the South Coast and Wild Coast making this the ideal location to stop over for a night. We offer bed and breakfast, room only, self catering and full board options in our various units: Oak Tree Lodge has 6 en suite bedrooms all with bath and shower and 1 family suite with 2 bedrooms and a bath. All these rooms have TV with DSTV. Restaurant: All breakfasts for our B&B guests are catered for in the restaurant which overlooks the waterfall and trout dam, offering spectacular sunset views for before dinner drinks. Reasons to come to Underberg: Guided Sani Pass 4x4 trips, breathtaking mountain hiking, horse riding trails, trout fishing, birding, flower walks, Sani2C, mountain biking, Drak Challenge, canoeing, Drak 250, off road racing, equestrian events, Splashy Fen, golf tours, San rock art, Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer!!! The Restaurant has free wifi (albeit a bit slow at times)available for guests. What to bring: Passport for your trip up Sani Pass into Lesotho ... more less
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