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Drakensberg Mountain Retreat - Vergezient Lodge

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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Wow what a wonderfull stay. The attention to detail is great and the rooms are clean and spotless. Enjoyed the countryside. Theo was a fanstic host. Thanks a ton. Thr indoor pool is geat although wr never used it.

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South Africa
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Reviewed 20 January 2015

My husband and I travelled by motorbike and our kids followed us in the car on a trip from Durban to Sun City and back. On our return trip we booked in at Lala Nathi and we were extremely impressed with our accommodation. There were 7 of us in total, 5 adults, my son whose 11yrs and our maids daughter... More 

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Thank Carena C
Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

I was fortunate enough this last weekend to spend time with family and friends at this amazing place. Set high up with spectacular 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains this is a must for nature lovers. Another plus is that you can either choose to go the self catering route and stay in the Barnhouse accomodation which consists of... More 

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Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

What an amazing place for a relaxing weekend. The setting is incredible and being half way between Johanesburg and Durban was the perfect place for our family to meet. The Barnhouse was perfect for us. 10 adults and 11 kids and still plenty of room. We really enjoyed the walking trails and managed a 22km run around the various trails.

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Thank Martin M
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Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the barnhouse. Stunning views, amazing walks and great accommodation. Perfect meeting spot as it is halfway between Durban and Joburg. No better spot in the berg. Will definately be coming back!

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Thank Joshua F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Stayed for three fabulous nights at the lodge over christmas. What can I say about this place. Rooms were very clean and spacious. The lodge itself is very tastefully furnished. Sean the manager was very friendly and helpful, always on hand should you require any information. Food was excellent. What I did like is the fact you could make your... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

Amazingly relaxing! The manager made us feel very welcome and we loved our stay at the retreat! Great walks leaving from the house and lots to do indoors too. The dinner was excellent with food, service and atmosphere. Would recommend this to everyone and i would definitely go back for more that just two nights!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

Awesome views of the northern Drakensberg, the dams and the valley, during the (clear) day as well as at night (plenty of small shining lights). The name retreat is well chosen: Drakensberg Mountain Retreat Vergezient is secluded but the views, the wild horses on the property, the hikes and especially the staff and management make the trip well worth it.... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

The restaurant looks very simple, yet the quality of food and service are very good. Staff members are friendly and professional - thanks to Violet and Sean.The ambiance generated by the neighbouring candle-lit sitting area (with sofas) and the next-door billiards room, gives you options for true relaxation. I shouldn't forget the mini-bar at the restaurant area!!! .... Pity I... More 

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Thank SkhuM
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Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

What a pleasure! My wife recently booked us 3 nights at the Drakensberg Mountain Retreat for our 2nd Anniversary...and it did not disappoint! Everything at the Vergezient Lodge is about the client...immaculate rooms, breathtaking views, good food and great service! A special word of thanks to Shaun (Manager) for the extra effort that he had put in to accommodate my... More 

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Additional Information about Drakensberg Mountain Retreat - Vergezient Lodge

Address: PO Box 853, Harrismith, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Harrismith
Number of rooms: 22
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“If you are very sensitive to noise then ask for a bungalow further inland and away from the freeway. Number 18 and 19 are closest to the freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles CarenaC, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“As a family room, room 3 was very good”
 of 5 bubbles Geister_family, 16 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Room 1 seemed the best but all have good views and a tin roof so do not expect to sleep in the rain”
 of 5 bubbles packyderm, 24 Nov 2012 | Read review
“The furniture in room 5 and 6 reminds of the kind you would buy in a pawn shop. If it is only a place to sleep for the night you need, no problem. But if you go for a romantic setting, don't expect too much.”
 of 5 bubbles OckertO, 9 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Book the rooms in the main house, there are also rooms like in a youth hostel in a separate house.”
  • Horses in fron of the house with a view on the Royal natal NP
 of 5 bubbles Peterulimax, 9 Aug 2011 | Read review
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