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    Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort

    Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
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    • Excellent26%
    • Very good39%
    • Average20%
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    • Terrible5%
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 11 February 2017

    We stayed at Riverbend and had a relaxing few days. The chalet was comfortable and had a great view of Rhino Peak. The river running below the complex added to the feeling of peace. Staff were friendly and keep the gardens and chalets in tip...More

    Thank ebensandie
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 12 February 2017

    Dear ebensandie, Thank you for reviewing our resort, and your comments on the wonderful Riverbend units. It is lovely to hear your time was relaxing and that you enjoyed the beautiful berg views right above us. We hope to see you again, and we get...More

    Reviewed 5 February 2017

    The resort location is spectacular ! There are so many activities for the children that this resort is perfect for a family getaway. We loved the addition of the heated pool and water sides. We stated in room 67 eagles nest and we can not...More

    Thank ursula L
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 7 February 2017

    Dear ursula L, Thank you for your kind words and review of our hotel. We are delighted that your family had a great time with us, and more so that you will be back. It is with great pride that we have client such as...More

    Reviewed 30 January 2017

    Not staying at the hotel, staying out, but wanted to come to the restaurant. A friend is out from Australia and last time we took her to the buffet dinner at Drakensberg Gardens, she loved it and wanted to go back. I phoned to make...More

    Thank forever-a-nomad
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 1 February 2017

    Good Day, I will address the telephone etiquette of our front office staff, with apologies. We are blessed with high levels of business currently, and our restaurants and facilities need to be made available for our client staying on the resort. Thank you for your...More

    Reviewed 23 January 2017

    We traveled from the Bulwer side of Underberg to Drakens Gardens, because the kids wanted to river raft and putt putt and so on, so 6 kids and 6 adults and over an hours drive in the heat we get there to be turned away...More

    Thank atheliah
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 27 January 2017

    Good day Atheliah, You have very unfairly and unacceptably given our resort a negative review, with being neither a guest, nor experiencing the facilities of our resort. Our property and facilities are reserved for the use of our client that spend a lot of money...More

    Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

    I own 2 restaurants on the south coast so for our family holidays with hit the berg. We first went there 6 years ago and are not able to find a better place for our family to enjoy the rare precious time to enjoy together....More

    Thank Julienlerendezvou
    Response from Peter M, General Manager at Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa ResortResponded 23 January 2017

    Dear Julien, Thank you for your review of the resort, it is a great privilege having loyal, returning clients such as your family. We all know you, quite right, and it is a massive reward for us that everyone in your family is kept entertained...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf Course
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$98 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 88
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Underberg
    • Also Known As
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    Quinton J
    18 October 2017|
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    Response from Peter M | Property representative |
    Good Morning, We charge a rate of R65 per person per day for use of the gym facility, and strictly No Under 16s allowed in the Wellness Centre at any time. There is also a refundable cover charge at the gate, per... More
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    Desiré V
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Peter M | Property representative |
    Good Morning, Yes, we do have heating at the slide pool, as well as "the Cove", an outdoor heated pool, free for all to use. It can be a challenge in winter to maintain high temperatures here though. The Wellness Centre... More
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    luv2travel323
    3 July 2017|
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    Response from Peter M | Property representative |
    Greetings - GDay is quite right. Around 45 / 50 minutes to the bottom of the pass. You must have a 4X4 to be allowed through, with passports. No complications for vehicle access as Lesotho is landlocked, and kids no... More
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