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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed just the one night in a chalet facing the amazing amphitheatre it was truly breathtaking! Peaceful and tranquil. The pheasants and babies came to our door whilst we lit a fire and admired the view. Comfy chalets with lots of hikes what more could you want.

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Surrounded by exquisite scenery , nightly visits from colourful guinea fowl and all day prowling by local baboons compensated for the dated and tired decor. Having said that though it was well equipped and served the purpose which included self catering and a quiet night's sleep. Great hiking and bird watching almost out the door.

1Thank G.BassLondonCanada
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We are South Africans so the high Drakensberg is not new to us, yet it continues to inspire with soaring peaks either side of the spectacular amphitheater. Where best to see it? Thendele is simply the best. Inside the provincial park, views are wonder-filled, and the walk along the Thukela River (was Tugela) is stirring stuff. Adequate accommodation, friendly staff,...

Thank PeterSulli
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Thendele has to have one of the best views in the world. The uninterrupted view of the Amphitheater is magnificent. The accommodation is adequate, but overall a bit shabby and needs a bit of a re-vamp. Our chalet, in the upper camp didn't have a dining table - only a bar counter where we perched to eat our meals. The...

1Thank Kathy M
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The accommodation in thatched cottages was rustic and a little dated, but spotlessly clean and had all the necessary facilities for self catering. The cottages were serviced daily, which was a help. The outlook onto the Amphitheatre was stunning and the quiet and solitude at night wonderful to experience. All the staff were friendly and helpful, although the shop was...

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Purmerend, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 February 2016

What more do you want then the stunning sight of the Drakensbergen when you wake up in the early morning?! This is a stunning place to stay, in the top of the mountains with an almost fairytale like view. One you have to experience at least once in your live. The only downside is that the nearest village (and with...

1Thank Dwight en Eva D
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The huts are the usual park style with rendered walls and thatched roofs. They are a little bit dated with a few scuff marks and internal lighting is a bit dull. The single huts are spaced apart for good privacy and in a great location looking onto the mountain escarpment and at the start of the waterfall walk. Avoid hut...

1Thank davidhughtaylor
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This camp has a upper and a lower part, in each some chalets. The chalets are well equipped, with kitchen, tableware, fridge/small freezer , cutlery. Bring your on food and drinks, camp shop very small with basics (supermarkets in Winterton or Harrismith), exc. Bedroom spacy and clean with an rustic outfit, big TV disturbs a bit the nature experience. The...

1Thank NikiAustria
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2015

For what they are, these chalets are brilliant. The best thing is that you have lots of hiking options right from your door. The kitchen is well equipped, and the showers are hot and good pressure. Great price, couldn't ask for better. We were also surprised and impressed that they were serviced daily. Highly recommend the Thekula Gorge hike. Easy...

1Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

A stunning and exceptional place. Views are incredible. Huts are basic but well equipped. Ask for an upper hut, preferably at the front (ie on the right as you drive along the access road). Bring all the BBQ fuel, firewood, food and drink you need, including lighter fuel and matches - the shop at the site closes at 4.30 pm...

2Thank silly_sausage_3000

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Address: Royal Natal National Park, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Number of rooms: 132
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Thendele Hutted Camp Hotel Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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“Any unit. They all have great views.”
gkwright, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Apparently the chalets in the Upper Camp are better than the Lower Camp.”
aidandaniel, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have an amazing view of the mountains. Upper camp is more "modern"”
mariakC1067BG, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper camp is probably preferable to lower camp.”
Cascha, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Unit 1 in the lower camp has uninterupted views of the Amphitheatre”
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sumpine, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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