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    Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

    Scheepersrus Farm | Bergville District Okhahlamba, Bergville 3350, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent54%
          • Very good32%
          • Average7%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          “wild horses” (24 reviews)
          “honesty bar” (8 reviews)
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Gorgeous remote location. Remote being the operative word – booking with the Drakensburg Mountain Retreat comes with a warning not to arrive after dark, as the final ten odd kilometres are definitely off the beaten track. But the gorgeous views of the Drakensburg Mountains are...More

          Thank Nick57519
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          A home away from home. Tranquil...with warm and friendly service. Breathe taking views revealing the splendour of God's awesomeness. Special commendation to the manager and his friendly and kind nature. The TV lounge and fire place was cosy. A place of quality should not be...More

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          Thank ashleysoobramoneyn
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          A lovely lodge in a beautiful setting. Comfortable rooms and inviting lounges with wonderful views. Good breakfast and delicious dinners. The public spaces are provided with wood stoves and the rooms with heaters. A herd of feral horses frequents the grounds and eland can sometimes...More

          Thank Anna B
          Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Manager at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

          Hi Anna, Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you and Pops here. We sure hope to see you both soon booked into our Barnhouse with your families. Kind Regards DMR Team

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          First thing to note is that if you drive in a small car be prepared for the very rutted track that leads to the property. It seemed to take us forever to get there but was probably less than an hour. But... it was well...More

          Thank wayneghall
          Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Manager at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

          Thank you for your complimentary review. The authorities have since graded the road, which has made the drive easier. We enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your return visit. Kind Regards DMR Management

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We especially enjoyed your hospitality and great food, never mind the amazing view and animals. Keep on doing what you do, you've exceeded our expectations - we do travel a lot!! You'll definitely see us in future!!

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          Thank 386christelleb
          Response from DrakensbergRetreat, Assistant Manager at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

          Hi 386hristelleb, Thank-you for your lovely review. We also were so pleased that you spent another day with us, even though it was not planned. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and are planning a return trip. DMR Management

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          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
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          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$78 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Drakensberg Region >
          • Bergville
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          "Rooms are all close together so there is a bit of noise but not unbearable"
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          "Room 6 has a fireplace and private atrium. I would book this one again."
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