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Wild Horses Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated a short honeymoon (mini-moon) at Wild Horses and cannot wait to organise another trip back. The location is isolated and peaceful, and the owner's description of "mountain fever" whereby you simply relax and enjoy yourself could not be more true. The staff were exceptional; friendly, eager to assist and always there for any needs we...

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your positive review and staying with us at Wild Horses Lodge. We fully enjoyed catering to all your needs knowing we had you both leave with a smile. Good luck with your future together and again, congratulations on your wedding day! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Don't miss out...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly beautiful 5 star lodge set in the most beautiful surroundings. This small (8 guests max) lodge was the perfect, relaxing destination for us to explore the area from, especially Golden Gate and Clarens. A real home from home - manager made you feel right at home from the moment you arrived. Loved the fireplace in the lounge/bar where you...

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jen, Thank you for your positive review and staying with us at Wild Horses Lodge. We enjoyed both you and your husband's company, thank you for the new cocktail mix examples you learned throughout your travels. I hope your eggs Benedict is a big success now. Love to those beautiful dogs of yours. See you soon. Warm Regards Janine

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience with Wild Horses Lodge and their staff were nothing short of wonderful! The setting was beautiful and completely relaxing, with five star meals and service. It was a treat to have stayed at this treasure at the Sterkfontein Dam. Looking forward to going back soon!

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nvrego92, Thank you for your positive review and staying with us at Wild Horses. We are all glad to hear you had a memorable stay and felt relaxed going back to the buzz in the city. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards Janine

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was so much more then what we expected. From the moment we arrived we where able to absorb the splendour and the tranquillity. The absolute perfect destination to "recharge". The owners did a fantastic job in creating a home away from home for their guests.The friendly, diligent and personalised service blew us away. We will most definitely be back.

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Charl, Thank you very much for your positive review and for visiting us at Wild Horses Lodge. We are very pleased to hear we provided you with the best and sufficient service possible. I look forward to welcoming you back, as promised remember the kids :) We hope you have a promising long weekend. PS: we are now running...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A picturesque lodge in the most breathtaking part of Harrismith. With impeccable service, beautifully prepared gourmet meals and therapeutic view's, there's nothing more you could possibly ask for when checking into this magnificent lodge

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Shaun, Thank you so much for your positive review regarding the Lodge and the service. We are all very happy to hear you had such a memorable stay. Once again congratulations and good luck with all the upcoming wedding arrangements,, we trust all will go smoothly and that we will be welcoming you back for your honeymoon or anniversary...

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We stayed at Wild Horses in March and we both felt it was one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in. The setting is so totally tranquil and stunningly beautiful overlooking the resevoir with wild horses roaming close to the hotel. The staff were exceptional, Janine, Colisi and Vi the chef made our stay with their friendliness ,...

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thank you so much for your positive review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your husband, we enjoyed getting to know you both and look forward to welcoming you back. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Tugela Falls. Have a wonderful weekend. Kind regards Janine

Krugersdorp
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wanted to spend some quality time with my wife in the beauty of God's creation enjoying His creation and the wonderful company of my wife entrusted to me by God. The service was excellent and the meals were well prepared and of high quality. The view from the room was more than wonderful overlooking the lake. A pleasure waking up...

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Let me take the opportunity to thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation towards our Lodge. I am delighted to read through your review and knowing that we have managed to deliver a great experience. It was a pleasure spending some time with you and your husband. We are very excited to welcome you back...

Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This has to be one the best places in the world to relax. The scenery is lovely, the rooms comfortable, the food delicious and the staff always helpful. I have been three times and hope to go again. Perhaps next time I will try horse riding

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WildHorsesLodge, General Manager at Wild Horses Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you so much for staying with us at Wild Horses Lodge and for your positive review. Always a pleasure welcoming you back and giving you our utmost attention and gratitude. We look forward to welcoming you again and definitely booking the Horse Riding. May you have a blissful 2017. Kindest Regards Janine

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A wonderful hideaway with plenty to do and yet the calm and privacy just to have a complete rest. The food was exceptional and the staff so welcoming and kind. Our room (of only four bedrooms) had an amazing view as well as all the amenities one would expect in a first class hotel.

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Dear Mr. Grimshaww, Let me take the opportunity to thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation towards our Lodge. I am delighted to read through your review and knowing that we have managed to deliver a great experience. Thank you for all the welcoming conversations we had, it was nice getting to know you and your wife....

Vereeniging, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It was an unforgettable experience and I cant wait to visit them again. Everything was perfect, from the comfortable rooms with a beautiful view over the dam to the delicious food and excellent service.

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Dear Anmare, Thank you for staying with us at Wild Horses Lodge and for your positive review. I am glad you and your husband had such a memorable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back for another great experience and next time we book your Horse riding with our Appaloosas. Good luck on your Hotel for Dogs business I...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Eastern Free State's pristine Sterkfontein Nature Reserve at the foothills of the Drakensberg Escarpment, Wild Horses Lodge is the perfect location for an African breakaway. With its panoramic views of the majestic Platberg Mountain and the vast Sterkfontein Dam, the Lodge is a masterpiece of architectural design in local sandstone and offers luxury accommodation, exquisite cuisine and a variety of activities centred around the dam and the abundant wildlife of the reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wild Horses Lodge

Address: Sterkfontein Dam, Harrismith 9880, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Harrismith
Price Range: $339 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Wild Horses Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Four rooms - two upstairs. Two with views over the dam - other two with views of garden. All four nice!!”
678jend, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms looking out on the Dam is the Zebra room top floor and the room beneath.”
debfis77, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the lake facing rooms for the best views. The other two rooms look into the mountain.”
Jasondwilliams, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Zebra room!”
Stephenmurray235, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms that face the dam.”
CapeTownHelen, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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