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Drakensberg Sun Resort

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been visiting the Drakensberg sun regularly since 2009 and really love staying there. It is situated in breathtaking scenery and the gardens are perfectly manicured. However our most recent stay there was disappointing. I called to request an upstairs room preferably with a balcony and was told that they would try their best to accommodate us. However on...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On arrival at Drakensburg Sun we were warmly and professionally welcomed. There was a kiddies activities table at reception where our child was occupied while we checked-in. We stayed in a 4 sleeper, 1 bed apartment on the third floor. The view from the room of the mountains was absolutely stunning. The room was clean, well maintained and comfortable to...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort and rooms were in good condition and suitable. The staff were for the most part very hospitable except for the staff at the spa who could do with and attitude tune up. They couldn't even fit us in for 1 treatment.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the Drakensberg Sun during a resent business congress and was most pleased with level of service an attention to detail. The venue provided state of the art conferencing facilities and was exceptionally accommodating in terms of our unique requirements. I could highly recommend this venue to anyone considering a conference in the Drakensberg. Thank you to Elanza and...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely resort! i came for a boat cruise ride and wow it was such an amazing experience. The resort is well maintained,garden clean and lots of activities to do. If ur looking for peace,tranquility and beautiful mountain views try out the boat ride and its very cheap. Staff at the resort very helpful and professional

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Pinetown, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Drakensburg Sun was just perfect! The food was excellent and i think there was too much of it! It was the surrounding scenery though that had me fully mesmerized. From our room, I could see that solitary canoe floating aimlessly to nowhere in the serene waters of the Nkwakwi dam as the shy mountain in the distance took its...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good stay. good food. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms are not too grand. The carpets were a bit old. Bath tub, not so great. Beds were good and the linen were also good. Room was not so spacious. It was a bit cramped with two double beds in one room.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is the ideal get away to destress. Was there for 2 nights and came back refreshed. The resort has beautiful gardens and demarcated pathways. One can take part in many activities including mountain hikes. The best one I think is the hike to the Blue Grotto. Amazing scenery all day even from your bed. 😀

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay. So many activities to choose from and we were well informed about things in the area as well. Great value for money and most definitely a family resort with lots to do for the kiddies

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing week at Drak Sun in mid November . The resort is in fantastic condition and is well kept . We were fortunate to have good weather and so did a lot of hiking in the vicinity . These trails were well sign posted and well maintained.The meal we had at the was great value and excellent...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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  • Tennis Court
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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: €179 - €261 (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
Drakensberg Sun Hotel
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“Third floor in the self catering apartments has a great view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles WanderingJames, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Self catering rooms on the third floor closer to reception stairs have excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles YogNadRamen, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Elderly folk should ask for rooms more centrally”
 of 5 bubbles 375rakeshg, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you need a 6 to 8 sleeper, get a mountain view chalet. 2 double rooms, a loft with 2 beds and space for 2 on the corner couch.”
 of 5 bubbles 871BrianW871, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“windows to be closed the whole time! Monkey do try every opportunity to look for food.”
 of 5 bubbles Jack1973, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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