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Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort

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A Resort in the Drakensberg mountains with breathtaking views, set on 860Ha in a World Heritage Site, our aim is to ensure there is always something to do. Activities include an 18 hole NGU rated golf course, full Wellness Centre and Spa, Mountain biking trail and BMX tracks, horse riding, hiking, bowls, tennis, squash, Adventure golf, Discovery Park and flyfishing. Our Entertainment program runs all year round, day and night, for all age groups, from facepainting to bowls competitions, to quizzes and karaoke. The 5 restaurants open at various times, giving you options from light Bistro meals, to A la Carte variety and buffet/carvery Dinners. The bars range from sports type with big screens, to epic golfing views over the dam and mountains, and relaxed cocktail lounge experiences. We have 3 Conference venues, and beautiful gazebos or venues to plan that Wedding in the berg, a memorable location. Recently built is a zipline, Archery range and adventure park for all ages. A waterslide for the kids and a heated pool, "The Cove" provides extra swimming facilities all year round.
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
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Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257 South Africa
Getting there
Pietermaritzburg Airport113 km
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No service- simply no management running the place - needs a upgrade- old- not worth it - resort is not great and needs a wake up and shake up - will not be back ....................... ........ much better somewhere else in the Berg
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We have previously stayed at this hotel over the festive season, and actually re-booked because of our lovely past experience. But we were left disappointed this year. We arrived on New Year's Day. The grass area of the children's play area was covered in glass beer bottles,
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We recently camped at one of our favourite campsites at Goodersons Drakensburg Garden Resorts. As always we love camping there no matter weather. The campsite is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the burg and the Gooderson Leisure resort is always so amazing to
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Both jaquzzi's the heated pool and the team room at the Spa area was out of order the whole week we were there (17 Dec to 24 Dec 2018). We usually make frequent use of this facilities but sadly this time around it was out of order for the whole week. It detracted greatly from
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Hi The food was terrible at the hotel . The duty manager at the bistro was unfriendly and unhelpful The water slides were off for about 4 hours . The towels were paper thin in the hotel rooms . The television was on the blink . The costs of food and drinks were prohibitive
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Good day, Please refer to our website and property for all the information you need on your query. Gooderson Leisure search will take you there. Kind Regards
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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 person. Not sure when your accommodation in the valley is, but please bear in mind that during peak periods we do close our gates to all outsiders in order that we can focus on service to client staying at Drak Gardens. Kind Regards
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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 & Spa is a pay to use facility with heated indoor pools, only for 16 years and above. Depending on hotel rate, this can be inclusive for adults. Kind Regards
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how far is this resort from Sani Pass
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 unabridged certification admin.
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I heard they actually charge for wifi. What is the charge?
It is September and so far no improvement. We are in Fairways. It is not the end of the world to charge for WiFi if the resort has a problem, but if they advertise the time as 'usage' when in fact it is solely 'log in' time, and make it expire after 24 hours , without being able to log on more than once, then it becomes an issue.
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"If you have mobility problems, get a room near the main building as the hotel is very spread out."
"Always ask if the room has heated floors. Winters are hectic there."
"Rooms are spacious and have excellent views, the Cyprus rooms are very luxurious."
"mountains view."
"Fairways have super rooms and views."
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PRICE RANGE
US$98 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
drakensberg gardens golf & leisure hotel underbergdrakensberg gardens golf and leisure resortdrakensberg gardens hotel leisure
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalUnderberg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
88
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