We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Champagne Castle Hotel

    Route R600 | Champagne Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Lock in the lowest price from our partners
          USD 175*
          View Deal
          Traveller (524)
          Room & Suite (114)
          Pool & Beach (28)
          Drakensberg Sun Resort
          832 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Winterton
           
          The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel
          548 reviews
          #3 of 5 hotels in Winterton
           
          Cathedral Peak Hotel
          609 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Giants Castle Game Reserve
           
          Inkungu Lodge
          53 reviews
          #7 of 12 hotels in Drakensberg Region
           
          Overview
          • Excellent62%
          • Very good30%
          • Average6%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “scones” (30 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Concierge
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Tennis Court
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Drakensberg Sun Resort
          832 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Winterton
           
          The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel
          548 reviews
          #3 of 5 hotels in Winterton
           
          Cathedral Peak Hotel
          609 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Giants Castle Game Reserve
           
          Inkungu Lodge
          53 reviews
          #7 of 12 hotels in Drakensberg Region
           
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from USD 175.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Winterton hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "7f471e2c63fb45d9b58677cb6d7abf02", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":673257,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[40525374],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":175,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"7f471e2c63fb45d9b58677cb6d7abf02","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":175,"lowestMetaPrice":175,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":175,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":175,"lowestMetaPrice":175,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":175,"hotelName":"Champagne Castle Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjdmNDcxZTJjNjNmYjQ1ZDliNTg2NzdjYjZkN2FiZjAyIiwiQUlLIjoiNjcyNThiMGU0ZTRlNDFiMWJlNzBiMDY1NDYwZjU3MDgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 175", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"40525374":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (843)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 792 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Had a very enjoyable 4 days in November with family Lots of hikes in the region .All the amenities that you'd expect from a hotel. The views from the hotel are unsurpassed, spent a long time just gazing at the scenery. The buffet spread is...More

          Thank 78Clifford
          Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you for taking the time to post your review, 78Clifford We are fortunate to be located in this World Heritage Site, nestled under some of South Africa's most beautiful peaks. It makes it easy to simply gaze, as you did during your stay. Thank...More

          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 16 April 2017

          First visit to the Drakensberg for us as family. Wanted somewhere impressive to settle into our holiday around SA. Chose Champagne Castle for the setting, price and primarily the location. As a family we really enjoyed our stay. A particular highlight was the food! Three...More

          1  Thank Buckvis
          Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 17 April 2017

          Thank you for taking your time to post your review, Buckvis It's always fantastic to hear from guests who take advantage of the activities at Champagne Castle Hotel. Of course we don't think any less of anyone who chooses to spend their time lying by...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          This was our third time staying at Champagne Castle. We loved it so much that we decided to get married at their beautiful little chapel. In terms of location you could not ask for more breathtaking views of the Drakensberg mountains. They have plenty of...More

          Thank Alexandra T
          Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Alexandra T I passed your feedback onto the Chef and he gave a big smile as he returned to the kitchen to tell his team. Returning guests can be some of the toughest critics, simply...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Everything is superb except from the internet, which is slow and only around the bar. We live in the 21st century and being connected is like water and air. We have been in a bushcamp around Kruger and fast wifi was in every hut. So,...More

          Thank GreetHaemers
          Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for taking the time to post your review, GreetHaemers As you know internet access and speed is determined by the available infrastructure. In the Champagne Valley there is simply insufficient bandwidth that makes it's way to us, this far up the valley. Our...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We were 2 couples and stayed 3 nights in a self-catering chalet. Wonderful location with breathtaking scenery. Vast property with well-maintained gardens, various (farm)animals, horses, peacocks, geese, monkeys and baboons ! The self-catering chalet was clean, very spacious and comfortable, with stunning views of the...More

          Thank 630zitak
          Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for taking the time to post your review, 630zitak I do apologise for your experience with regards to the booking of your dinner. That should not have happened, and I have had a meeting with the Reception team to address it. The self-catering...More

          Drakensberg Sun Resort
          832 reviews
          #2 of 5 hotels in Winterton
           
          The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel
          548 reviews
          #3 of 5 hotels in Winterton
           
          Cathedral Peak Hotel
          609 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in Giants Castle Game Reserve
           
          Inkungu Lodge
          53 reviews
          #7 of 12 hotels in Drakensberg Region
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Tennis Court
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 148 - USD 203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 71
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Champagne Castle Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Drakensberg Region >
          • Winterton
          • Also Known As
          • Champagne Castle Hotel South Africa/Winterton
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (524)
          Room & Suite (114)
          Pool & Beach (28)
          Dining (10)
          Hotel & Grounds (387)
          Family and Play Areas (8)
          Bathroom (6)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
          Nearby
          Drakensberg Sun Resort
          832 reviews
          4.62 km away
           
          Inkungu Lodge
          53 reviews
          5.67 km away
           
          Champagne Sports Resort
          308 reviews
          7.39 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Dragon's Rest Restaurant
          21 reviews
          3.84 km away
          Valley Bakery
          203 reviews
          9.57 km away
          Depresso life without Coffee
          23 reviews
          51.02 km away
          Hartford House
          105 reviews
          54.07 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre
          216 reviews
          1.62 km away
          Drakensberg Canopy Tour
          390 reviews
          5.36 km away
          Drakensberg Boys Choir
          132 reviews
          3.42 km away
          Dragon Rock Reptile Centre
          36 reviews
          1.42 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Traveldeon
          Hi, Guest. What would you like to know about this accommodation?
          17 May 2017|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from Georges_Romarin | Property representative |
          Hi Traveldeon We certainly are not satisfied with the smoke that has recently been experienced in the lounge. We are working to fix it urgently. Thank you for taking the time to ask this.
          0
          Votes
          lovetotraveldotcom
          Do you have interleading rooms?
          18 March 2017|
          Answer Show all 4 answers
          Response from BarrieBramley | Property representative |
          There is one block (a new one) that has inter-leading rooms. It's the 300's block if you ask while you're doing your reservation. My favourite rooms in the hotel
          0
          Votes
          hilltopOxon
          We will be going to the hotel next weekend . What weather should we expect ? Also , how easybis it to find from Winterton ?
          2 May 2016|
          Answer Show all 3 answers
          Response from AdrianB144 | Reviewed this property |
          If you are this gormless you are probably better staying at home. Have a look at some weather forecasts and google maps online.
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "The self-catered chalets are superb, the view astonishing"
          Read review
          "The self-catering chalets are well appointed, clean and have beautiful views"
          Read review
          "Go for a mountain view which also have balconies."
          Read review
          "Get a room with mountain views."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing