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Castleburn Leisure Resort

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Traveller (149)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fly fishing”(16 reviews)
“trout dams”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Business Centre
Laundry Service
Tennis Court
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
In the foothills of the southern Drakensberg nestles Castleburn a home to eland, reedbuck and 100 species of bird, who flock to the re-established wetlands. Spacious, thatched, architect-designed cottages, built of hand-hewn local stone, cluster around Lake Madingofani. Its shimmering...
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Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Castleburn has become our favourite winter destination in the winter. The chalets are well appointed and the staff are efficient and friendly. The amenities make this a resort suited to families, couples and retirees and offers a range of activities to cater for virtually anybody....More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

The resort is lovely, best features in the unit was marble tops, fireplace, couches and bed/bedding. We had everything we needed. However I do feel that firewood should not be charged. It's a necessity as the heaters on the bedroom wall don't do much for...More

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Response from Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure ResortResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Pinkshirlz Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. I will pass your suggestions onto the kitchen and see if they are able to make fresh bases and still provide a speedy service using the electric oven. As we have no immediate Forrest...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

An excellent Resort not to far from Durban. A place to go and de-stress, unwind an chill. The chalets are very functional and comfortable. The view from the chalets ,whether over the dams or of the mountains is so tranquil. place that says to you...More

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Thank Warren T
Response from Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure ResortResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Warren Thank you for your great review. We look forward to your return and hope that we can offer you the same wonderful experience. Safe Travels.

Reviewed 5 June 2018

we took our parents and parent in laws for last weekend away and it was fantastic. The resort was amazing. There is so much to do for free,,Putt Putt, boat rides, dart and board games. Even on the activities we did pay (archery) for example...More

Thank Candice N
Response from Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure ResortResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Candice Thank you for your lovely review of the resort. We will most certainly look into the areas that need attention and will correct. We are glad that you had a great stay and we hope that the potholes on route to Castleburn will...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Okay, maybe it is a bit over-the-top title but, I was amazed at how well the chef and her team handled the service. The reservation was first 2 then 5 and then 17 within a few hours. The food was served to temperature and in...More

Thank RainbowGirls1
Response from Gwyn V, General Manager at Castleburn Leisure ResortResponded 7 June 2018

Dear RainbowGirls Thank you for your feedback regarding the restaurant. I will be sure to pass your comments onto or Chef. I will let all the staff know that they have managed to win over another happy guest. We look forward to your next visit....More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (149)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (7)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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jaytalk2u
3 November 2017|
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Response from Gwyn V | Property representative |
Dear Traveler We can do boutique weddings where the numbers are 20 or less. There are some larger venues nearby. Please call our reception on 033 701 1405 and we can assist you further. Thanks for the inquiry.
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jerrygunner
25 September 2016|
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Response from Gwyn V | Property representative |
Dear Mr Gunner Please contact us at the resort on 033 701 1405 and our F&B department will be very happy to assist you with all your needs. Regards
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Coenpret
16 September 2015|
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Response from Gwyn V | Property representative |
Dear Traveller Yes we do provide fly fishing equipment on the resort for hire. The rods are rented at a daily rate of R50 per rod which excludes the fishing permit. We will be purchasing new Bikes at a later stage but for... More
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"in the winter it is advisable to obtain a chalet on the southern side of the trout dams as the get more sun..."
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"The beds and bedsheets are amazing"
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"Neat and tidy. Well kept."
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"Cosy,restville, athletically pleasing ,with all amenities required for a most enjoyable self catering..."
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