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Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 June 2016

My short but lovely experience at Natal Spa was lovely. The staff were super friendly and helpful, the food was delicious and the environment beautiful. I would highly recommend this as a get away. Its unique and worth the trek!

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Ryan Smith S, Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Natal Spa, I wish to thank you for taking the time in posting such a favourable review on Tripadvisor of your recent experience at Natal Spa. Natal Spa is indeed Peaceful, Relaxing and calming and I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. . We value your support and feedback and I trust that we will...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016

First time visitors to the resort for the Easter Weekend after reading a glowing review in a moms magazine. I will state facts and not my opinion as I believe they speak for themselves : * 1 room key given to hotel room * 1 plug in hotel room, to charge phone one must unplug TV and aircon * No...

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

What a great place to go on holiday with kids. Really a lot is activities from super tube to paint ball, obstacle course, mountain bike trails (and bikes to hire), quad bikes, horses. Venue very clean. Rooms are clean but basic. Will go back there. Can relax in the nature.

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GoodersonLeisure, Social Media Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Dear 365tanab, Thank you so much for the review! We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Gooderson Leisure Team

Malkerns, Swaziland
Reviewed 15 March 2016

weekend away with friends, family or even a romantic get away.....Its perfect for all occasions. Birthday celebrations with the gang, celebrating that anniversary with bae, or girls get away.... This Place rocks.... Three swimming pools, bar, and the spacious room.... You really want to give this place a try....BELIEVE ME!

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GoodersonLeisure, Social Media Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Dear Fikz26, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're glad that you had such a great time! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Gooderson Leisure Team

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We had booked 3 two bedroom chalets at Natal Spa for a family weekend. We found the staff to be very helpful although they were quite busy. The chalets were clean, and fully supplied with clean linen, bedding, crockery,cutlery and other kitchen utensils and daily supply of clean towels. The chalet was cleaned daily and any requirement was attended to...

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GoodersonLeisure, Social Media Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Dear Travelr51, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're glad that you had a great family weekend away! We do apologise about the rooms not being ready on time, and we thank you for being so understanding and for accepting the late check-out in return. We hope to have you and your family back again soon! Kind regards,...

Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The hot springs are relaxing! All the facilities are awesome. It's a place away from the rush. Go there to distress. Worth the drive! The self catering facilities are comfortable... lots of activities to embark on

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GoodersonLeisure, Social Media Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Dear Suvana, Thank you so much for the great review! We're glad you had a great time de-stressing and taking advantage of all we have to offer! We hope to have you stay with us again soon! Kind Regards, The Gooderson Leisure Team

Springs, South Africa
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The Natal Spa is only 4 hours away from JHB and it was well worth the trip. The children loved having a wide variety of pools to choose from, and of course the main pool with slides was their favourite. We loved the warm water and large jacuzzi pool. There is a Spa on site which is great for some...

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Ryan Smith S, Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Natal Spa, I wish to thank you for taking the time in posting such a favourable review on Tripadvisor of your recent experience at Natal Spa. Natal Spa is indeed Peaceful, Relaxing and calming and I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. . We value your support and feedback and I trust that we will...

Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We visited Natal Spa with 2 young children, they loved the supertube and the pools were great. This was a perfect family break. The room was clean and comfortable and the food was good. I also enjoyed a lovely massage at the Beauty Spa

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Ryan Smith S, Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Gooderson Leisure

South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The hotel lacks attention to detail. There was no shampoo or body lotion in the rooms. Recent tiling installed in the entrance is extremely slippery when wet. No wifi for guests. No butter is served as an option at meals, only margarine. Meals are focused more on quantity than quality. They ran out of coke while we were there. Meal...

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Ryan Smith S, Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Thank you most sincerely for bringing your concerns to our attention and my sincerest apologies for any inconvenience that was caused to you. Any criticism, albeit negative, is taken very seriously in our constant endeavour to make our Guest’s experience at Natal Spa more pleasurable. Please be advised that all the issues you raised in your report will be investigated...

Banff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Real nice hotel but it feels like all the staff are new and it lacks a welcome? saying that my bedroom perhaps one the refurbished ones was very nice, the hot spring pools are something special and the place as loads animals and coloured birds so it's a real nice place, I would have given it 4x if they had...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in 550 hectares of beautiful KZN bushveld amongst giant Cambrian granite boulders that are millions of years old, the Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort has beautiful views over the Bivane River and abundant bird life. Legend has it that the river at Natal Spa's warm water and bubbles were the work of a large black snake with an underground lair. While that myth may have kept the ancient San people from the healing mineral waters, it certainly didn't have the same effect on Oom Piet Wessles or the generations of visitors who have stopped over at this oasis between Vryheid and Paulpietersberg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

Address: Lot 191 Remainder Koubad Farm | Koubad Farm, Paulpietersburg 3180, South Africa (Formerly The Natal Spa Hot Springs and Leisure Resort)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Paulpietersburg
Price Range: $117 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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“falcon rest self catering is a central spot, close to all kids facilities and not as cold when weather is colder.”
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“Try and get a room with a private balcony. Top floor have spectacular views.”
Bu11Ray, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We chose the 2 bedroom self catering chalets which had only three in this section and it had lovely views and very private.”
Travelr51, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the river. the soothing sound of the river is so peaceful and calming”
chaplain2729, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Family rooms of course differ from the luxury ones.”
daveclaires, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
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