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Reading, Vermont
Reviewed 1 week ago

Berg House cottages is an absolute oasis in the mountains. Nestled in the hillside 3 km from the main road, it is private, quiet and the scenery is breathtaking. The cottages are reminiscent of hobbit land in their quaintness. Everything is beautifully maintained, very clean, and the kitchen is well equipped for self catering. Our unit had both indoor and...

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Zambia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to be with the fabulous view of the Amphitheatre in the background and entertaining ponies in front of the cottages. Cottages are well placed giving one a good deal of privacy but with a sense of space.

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recent visit. We hope you enjoyed the room gifts and flowers, left for you in your cottage, compliments of the Berghouse and Cottages. We wish you both everything of the best for 2017. We look forward to hosting you again sometime in the future. With warm regards from owners and staff of the Berghouse...

Kansas City
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

After weeks of driving and game spotting we were ready for a break. What a perfect spot we found at Chantal's lovely mountain location. We opted for DB&B at chalet 7. The views were stunning. The horses and dogs were entertaining. Staff was very kind. Laundry service was great. Love, love, love the deep bath tub. The meals delivered to...

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear from you, thank you for your kind words and recent visit. We hope to see you again sometime as well as your friends and family. With warm regards from the Northern Drakensberg Sunny South Africa.

Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We loved Vaughn and Chantal's Berghouse and Cottages for so many reasons! Absolutely lovely, extremely accommodating, friendly, fun family and staff, all around. It is a very charming, comfortable, beautifully located, unique, rustic, but in a super fun way, place. The food is delicious and they make just the right amount. I am so glad we took their advice and...

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and kind words!, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our "little mountain paradise". We hope that you will visit us again sometime soon. With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages, Northern Drakensberg, KwazuluNatal, South Africa.

Marina beach
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Owner managed with warmth, class and caring. The cottages are thoughtfully, comfortably and tastefully appointed in locations on the estate that maximise the sense of openness and grandeur created by the magnificent mountain scenery. The estate is within easy reach of numerous scenic attractions like the Royal National Park, the Amphitheatre access from Witsieshoek and the spectacular Sterkfontein dam. A...

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and generous comments. We thoroughly appreciate your feedback and most of all your return visits. We look forward to hosting you and your family again in the not too distant future. With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages in the Northern Drakensberg, KwazuluNatal, South Africa.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

You could not ask for a better location,the views are awesome. If you are looking for a peaceful no fuss,weekend this is the place. Great walks/trail run/ mountain bike track,on the property,so no need to even start the car. We opted for DB&B an absolute treat , great meals brought to your cottage.Staff are friendly and service all round very...

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback, and recent visit. It was a pleasure meeting you and hope that we will be able to host you again in the not too distant future. With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages, Northern Drakensberg, South Africa.

Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is an ideal spot for accomodation for the race as it is 12min away from the start and you don't have to camp. The hosts are very welcoming and the "farm"is very beautiful. Big plus is a warm shower and bed. The accomodation is rustic and has everything you could need for a weekend. Just realise it is 100%...

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. It was a pleasure hosting you. We have noted your comments and will be addressing the issues immediately. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Berghouse and Cottages, Northern Drakensberg, Southafrica.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I travelled with a large group and we took two of the Berg House cottages. The cottages are lovely and the view spectacular! They were clean and had nice linens. If you are traveling with folks who snore be warned in the large cottage you can hear literally every snore reverberating through out the entire cottage as the rooms have...

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recent visit. We are saddened by your unhappy comments regarding the firewood and level of service. We are serious about our guests comfort. We are however a little surprised regarding your comment about the weather, as your group were overjoyed by the snow experience and the outstanding Drakensberg mountain views from the windows of...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at this very special place. Where else are you welcomed by two miniature ponies, on your cottage stoep? Exquisitely beautiful views of the northern berg with spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Stylish, cosy cottages, mountain biking and great hikes all add up to an unforgettably happy family holiday.

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our "Little mountain paradise", we enjoyed hosting you all and hope to do that again sometime soon! A special thank you for your review and feedback, our staff will be informed, always fantastic to pass on a compliment! With warm regards from us all at the Berghouse and Cottages, Northern Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

What a peaceful night away from Joburg and the busy N3! We stayed in Phezulu, cottage 8, with amazing views of the snow capped Drakensberg mountains, a romantic open fire and a comfortabe and safe bed. We didn't explore the mountain bike trail and would have to do that another time, but the pizzas and beers at the nearby Tower...

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Vaughn P, Owner at Berghouse and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and kind words. We hope to see you back with friends or family to stay again. With fond regards from staff and owners at our "Little mountain Paradise" in the Northern Drakensberg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Northern Drakensberg mountains,KwaZulu-Natal,South Africa,all cottages enjoy spectacular mountain views.Offering bed and breakfast as well as dinner.All cottages are fully equipped for self catering.Halfway between Johannesburg and Durban.Numerous activities offered on site.Centrally situated and in close proximity to other famous hiking routes and destinations of interest in the Drakensberg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Berghouse and Cottages

Address: R304 Northern Drakensberg, Jagersrust | KwaZulu-Natal, Bergville 3354, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Bergville
Price Range: €24 - €39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“All the cottages have great views...”
 of 5 bubbles MindyW2014, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3 in front of property towards Drakensberg Mtns. #5 looks precious”
 of 5 bubbles tisntom, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any of the mountain view cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles JacquesS709, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If a couple Phezulu cottage is perfect”
 of 5 bubbles gavin_louw, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Phezulu and wôw!! 10/10 Spectacular views and secluded. Romantic, rustic, modern open plan cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles moniquem580, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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