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Castleburn Leisure Resort
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Underberg
Certificate of Excellence
Old Lyme, CT
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Bliss and Berg - could you ask for more?”
Reviewed September 17, 2011

On check-in we were greeted with a welcome glass of sherry, so setting the tone for a great week. Ok so we went in winter but it was fabulous. Horse riding on site, wonderful local hikes including one at the nearby world heritage site, kayaking, walking in nearby streams - all in all a wonderful destination for old and young alike (our party ranged from 6 - 81) While we did not have fly fishing rods the setting for early morning anglers looked beautiful. Only disappointment was the price to do some laundry - way overpriced for a self catering resort. (although we did not get to use the restaurant - too many good local supplies of delicious food for self-catering, including good old Puckety's in Underberg- their trout offerings on the menu seemed reasonable).

  • Stayed August 2011
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Reviewed October 27, 2010

We stayed in this establishment for 5 days and it was during high summer, the ambience was very peaceful. The cleaning staff were extremely courteous and friendly. The units were cleaned everyday during our stay. The food at the restarant was not very good and the choice on the menu not too wide...very limiting. The stay in general was extremely relaxing and rejuvenating

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
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Kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2010

We booked this hotel as an emergency alternative to where we were originally booked.
When we arrived we asked to see the room that we would be allocated. The room was what they called an 'apartment' which meant that it wasn't a typical cottage that Castleburn is well known for.
The room is great. Clean, modern and very comfortable beds. The rooms are serviced daily/
The bathroom is modern with a shower over the bath.
The resort is aimed at the self catering option and the kitchen is well equipped. They also have a bbq (braai) available for each unit.
The surroundings are excellent. Loads of dams for fishing, tennis courts, mini golf, trampolines, swings, pools, horses, walking trails etc.
We were there for 3 days in total but I wish that we had stayed longer. It is not often that I get to sit down and read a book from start to finish, but this resort lends itself to relaxation.
We will be back without hesitation.
P.S: Charmaine, thank you for being so pleasant and I hope that we meet again, either in Underberg or Cambridge.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled with family
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Property: Castleburn Leisure Resort
Address: Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Underberg
Hotel Class:3 star — Castleburn Leisure Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 58
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the foothills of the southern Drakensberg nestles Castleburn a home to eland, reedbuck and 100 species of bird, who flock to the re-established wetlands. Spacious, thatched, architect-designed cottages, built of hand-hewn local stone, cluster around Lake Madingofani. Its shimmering surface reflects the rocky summits of the Garden Castle and is disturbed only by the breeze and the occasional trout jumping. The estate borders on a Natal Parks Board nature reserve, neighboring the uKhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site proclaimed in year 2000 and the famous Giant's Cup hiking trail which passes through it. For chilly Berg evenings, the private, luxuriously furnished cottages have a stone fireplace; there is also an impressively equipped kitchen. A convivial lakeside clubhouse encourages friendly get-togethers. If you love peace and unpolluted air, bathing in crystal clear streams, fishing, riding, sailing, hiking, tennis, Archery, swimming.... You'll find the perfect holiday at Castleburn. The resort has wholeownership, syndication, timeshare, and fractional ownership options available on a shareblock basis. Castleburn is rated a Gold Crown resort by RCI. ... more   less 
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