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Drakensberg Sun Resort

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Levy rediculous - not value for money.Have filled in a complete report - addressed to Manager of Drak Sun. If you want to know why you cannot get rid of your timeshare at Drak Sun -- read it.At all other SS resorts the places are well maintained and you get idea that management has their finger on the pulse of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall this was a beautiful hotel in amazingly beautiful surroundings. This was a first visit and we stayed Monday to Friday. The staff were helpful. We traveled and shared an apartment with friends. The apartment was on the 3rd floor which necessitated negotiating several flights of stairs every time we wanted to go out. There are no facilities for people...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Pop in for a delicious wood fired..thin based crisp and light pizza. Sit in the bar area on comfy couches or on the patio or deck and gaze at the gorgeous surrounds and enjoy the fresh air of the mountains. We as a family have top to toed the pizza menu and enjoyed each variety. If you are not a...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take my advice and do not stay here. I am not a fussy person to please (read any of my other 63 reviews and you will see). So when I give a place a bad rating, it means it has genuinely been bad. Its so bad that I am writing this review while we are still here. We chose a...

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Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent resort with a lot of things to keep people busy on the property, in the immediate vicinity and within a 20 km radius. We stayed in an apartment which had a lounge and kitchenette in a separate room from the bedroom. There was a safe that was big enough for a laptop and there was air...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were welcomed back to Drakensberg Sun on Saturday, 26 November 2016 (for a weeklong stay) with warm and sincere hospitality and immediately felt at home. The lake was full of water after some much needed rain and the green vegetation around the hotel and mountain slopes was a feast for the eye. Our self-catering unit was...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to Drak Sun for 29 years and find the hotel setting, mountains and greenery to be a balm for the soul. Even when the hotel is full it does not feel crowded and cramped. The walks are superb. The staff obliging. Our cleaner (Thokozane (?)) was helpful and always had a smile on her face. Negatives: coffee...

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Durban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really an excellent home away from home experience. The food was excellent. It is a common problem in South Africa when it comes to customer service. I found it lacking when we when to the pool on Saturday with the waiters and breakfast on Sunday morning with the chef’s at the omelet counter, talking loudly among themselves in...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wonderful staff who together with my daughter planned a surprise dinner and well kept secret of them joining us on Saturday night. The secret whispers and final entrance was so heartwarming. Thank you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped over for the night on way to JHB. Weather was a bit over cast but was still nice enough for us to walk around and enjoy the environment. Even though this is an old hotel and needs some money spent on it. It is well run and in good nick. The stag were interactive and well trained they were...

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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Drakensberg is one of South Africa’s most acclaimed tourist destinations and it is little wonder why. Set in the breathtaking Cathkin Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains, the Drakensberg Sun not only offers guests panoramic views of the region but some of the best resort facilities and amenities imaginable. If you’re interested in visiting the Drakensberg during your next holiday, the Drakensberg Sun resort is the accommodation offering for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drakensberg Sun Resort

Address: R600 Central Drakensberg | Cathkin Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Winterton
Price Range: €191 - €279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Drakensberg Sun Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Hotel Winterton
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“Choose floors for those who don't manage stairs ...”
 of 5 bubbles , 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The top row self catering chalets was quiet and private”
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“Ask if they have snow on the mountains and choose your room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles KobusV156, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have a wonderful view over the gardens and the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles Gr00vy69, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms for quick access to gardens and lawn.”
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