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Cavern Drakensberg Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dining room”(37 reviews)
“happy returns”(14 reviews)
“horse riding”(44 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

A lovely weekend spent surrounded by mountains. They offer medium and short guided hikes each morning which were great. We did the 2 medium ones and absolutely loved them. A really great opportunity to learn about the area from the guides and meet other guests...More

Thank David S
Response from hiltondavid, Owner at Cavern Drakensberg Resort & SpaResponded 24 October 2017

Dear David Sounds like you had a wonderful time. The wildlife in our garden is very special, on occasions even the eland visit us. Kind regards Hilton and Megan

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This resort is old and very basic, rooms are clean but dated decor, feels like we're staying at Nana's house with floral couches and terracotta patios. We are travelling with a young 2 yr old and the outdoor areas are riddled with death traps -...More

Thank Sas B
Response from hiltondavid, Owner at Cavern Drakensberg Resort & SpaResponded 20 October 2017

Dear SasB Thanks for being our 400th reviewer on TripAdvisor. It's an interesting choice of words you have used to head your comments. Perhaps this is a good place to start. Dated buildings - The Cavern has evolved over 75 years. The original buildings were...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were warmly welcomed by Shane who showed us around the resort and gave us all the information re meal times, activities and facilities. We found all the staff to be helpful and friendly. One suggestion I would like to make is that on arrival...More

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Response from hiltondavid, Owner at Cavern Drakensberg Resort & SpaResponded 16 October 2017

Dear 289 Thank you for your fantastic review. I will chat to our porters. They are always available to assist. Kind regards Hilton and Megan

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Awesome 4 day stay , food is wholesome BUT with a twist ie really nic sauce , beautifully presented , and plent of it ( you can even have seconds ) Reception rooms all decorated in up to date trends and the cusions are always...More

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Thank Andrew L
Response from hiltondavid, Owner at Cavern Drakensberg Resort & SpaResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Andrew Wonderful. Hope you can join us again. Kind regards Hilton and Megan

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went to The Cavern years ago, before I had kids , and I thought that the family experience would be a good way to experience the Berg afresh. We booked the September long weekend well in advance and my kids were so excited. It...More

Thank Faye J
Response from hiltondavid, Owner at Cavern Drakensberg Resort & SpaResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Faye So lovely to have a return visit to the berg! Travelling with children is certainly different to travelling alone but we're thrilled to read your comprehensive and complimentary review. We have shared your feedback with all our staff and hope to welcome you...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Tennis Court
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USD 191 - USD 210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
USD 191 - USD 210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (268)
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Response from LME88 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say you'd need to hire a car and drive. Or call the resort and ask if they can arrange a transfer for you.
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Soory, don't know. Paul.
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Response from lesley542015 | Reviewed this property |
We had tea and coffee making facilities in the room. There are however teas/coffees at mid morning and mid afternoon and also at every meal.
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"We enjoy rooms with a view of the bowling green but many good rooms and views are offered at this Resort"
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"We had a room overlooking the tennis courts, which we found to be very accessible, and also so beautifully..."
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"We enjoyed the privacy of the suites"
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"The superior suites are lower down, near the entrance gate, but most expensive. We were on a 'stay for 5..."
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