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Epping, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Stayed 2 nights as a "calmer" for us & grandchildren on an intensive tour. Very easy t find, quiet and peaceful. Fantastic views of Cathkill Peak etc. Some shopping near at Cedarwood (try the chocolate place!) also has laundrette, very necessary. Chalet well equipped and staff helpful eg new kettle in 3 minutes, lent us a DVD player. Great rock... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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52 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We were a party of four adults who shared a two bedroomed, two bathroomed chalet overlooking both the lake and the mountains. What makes this resort different is that it is small and the chalets are well-spaced apart from each other. The chalets are adequately equipped, very clean, and affordable. We are already planning to go back. The location of... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We stayed in a 2-bedroom villa (no. 10) at Wits End which was at the back of the resort, furthest from the main road. This was perfect, as we had full views of the berg and it was very peaceful. There was not much traffic during our stay but some noise can be heard from the areas closer to the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We have spent 2 very brief stays at WitsEnd ( one night each visit). We have found it very peaceful, and in a beautiful setting. The units are basic but adequate and clean. The bedding could do with being replaced, but it is adequate. There is a beautiful rockpool to swim in, with a nice braai area. Would love the... More 

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SOUTH AFRICA
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222 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2013

My wife and I had a most enjoyable lunch, Bev had chicken and mushroom quiche and I had caesar chicken salad, both most tasty. Reasonably priced and service was good.Worth another visit.Cappuccino was also good.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2013

If you plan to visit the Drakensberg Mountains, this should be your accommodation. We were there for 5 days in total with a group of 27 people. The location is spectacular and the accommodation is great. Lots of great facilities like the lapa, the pool, the lake, the braai areas, simple outstanding!

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013

shame about the weather as not very hot,been before and was able to use the pool because the weather was lovely,could only sit out one evening for a bbq this time,the owner were very nice and helpful.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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110 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2013 via mobile

It's a newly opened restaurant / coffee shop so they're still finding their feet with furnishings a bit sparse and decor needing sprucing up, both of which the owner assured us will happen over time. The meals we have seen and tried after several visits are great value. The owner really puts in effort to please people. An example was... More 

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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We stayed over at Wits End for 4 days in the week of new year 2013. We had the 6 sleeper chalet with single bathroom. The accomodation is a solid 3 star. All requirements for a pleasent stay are catered for. Even borrowed a potjie pot from the owner for preparation of an evening supper. It is really a pleasent... More 

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Johannesburg
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We have just got back from Wits end - during a heat wave the ventilation and fans are totally inadequate, but I think we were just unlucky. Also in a six sleeper it is really frustrating to have exactly six of everything - take paper plates and plastic cups for drinks and eats during the day. The place is very... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Self-catering chalets with magnificent views of the Central Drakensberg mountain range close to the Ukhulamba World Heritage site. Wits End is situated on 80 hectares of unspoilt mountain landscape, where nature abounds, and has several private nature trails passing through an indigenous forest and alongside a large trout stocked lake, offering boating, fly fishing and birding. Wits End Mountain Chalets now offers a wedding and function venue. Seating up to 150 guests, our on site chef will co-ordinate all aspects of your wedding or function. Evening dinners and special functions by arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wits End Mountain Resort

Address: R600, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Winterton
Price Range: $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Wits End Mountain Hotel Drakensberg Region
Wits End Mountain Resort South Africa/Winterton
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