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    Wild Horses Lodge

    Sterkfontein Dam, Harrismith 9880, South Africa
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 146 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We booked at the Wild Horse Lodge for our anniversary getaway. Everything was absolutely perfect. This luxurious little hideaway offers all the luxury and comfort of home, together with the peace and serenity of nature. The beautiful views of the Sterkfontein Dam provide the most...More

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    Thank Raksha_Nagaser
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We really enjoyed our weekend at Wild Horses. The service is exceptionally good and the food is probably the best we had at any Lodge! Nice personal touch with owners sharing the evenings with us. The only complaint was the lack of snow!!!...but well...the rest...More

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    Thank magriet_weyers
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The staff are excellent and food was delicious. The room was a bit small and cold for the expensive price. Our experience is that for the same cost we have stayed in luxurious suites. The room decor could be upgraded.

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    Thank 507julif
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Words cannot begin to describe the most romantic weekend that my husband and I had at Wild Horses Lodge. The beauty of the dam, the luxury of the rooms, the hospitality of the owners, the hostess, the chef, everyone left us feeling that our trip...More

    Thank TracyandTheo
    Response from WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Tracey and Theo, Thank you for your positive review and staying with us at Wild Horses Lodge. I am happy to hear that all your needs where met and you fully enjoyed all we had to offer at the Lodge. We all look forward...More

    Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

    We left our hearts at Wild Horses and Sterkfontein Dam. There are no words to describe the beauty of the dam, the lodge and everyone there. It truly felt like home from home and we are counting the days down to return. Wild horses and...More

    Thank Louise K
    Response from WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses LodgeResponded 16 June 2017

    Dear Louise, Thank you for your positive review of our Lodge. I am pleased to hear we had made a good impression and excited to welcome you back in April. Jade has definitely found her partner and looks forward to a handful of carrots when...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$250 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Harrismith
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    Yvette B
    8 November 2016|
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    Response from Jules_G31 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi It depends what you are looking for. There are only 4 rooms at the lodge, which means it is very private and secluded. Every room also has a double bed as opposed to twin beds. The seclusion means that the getaway... More
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    "Zebra Room has the most amazing view of the dam, a definite must!"
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    "Four rooms - two upstairs. Two with views over the dam - other two with views of garden. All four nice!!"
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    "Best rooms looking out on the Dam is the Zebra room top floor and the room beneath."
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    "Choose the lake facing rooms for the best views. The other two rooms look into the mountain."
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