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Randburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lunch at the Trout and Mallard restaurant, which had decently priced food of a good quality with generous portions. We were shown around the Kiara Lodge and were impressed by the amenities which included two different indoor pools, miniature golf, kids playroom and outdoor play equipment which included a jumping pillow and trampolines. The room options looked...

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Randburg,Thank you for your review.We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.Regards.Kiara Lodge.

Germiston, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a 3 bedroom unit, very spacious, neat, tidy and well equipped. Patio and braai facilities excellent. The tranquil surroundings, the bunnies, and the facilities are world class. A short trip to the most amazing, scenic drive through the mountains, the hiking is superb and Clarens, a short drive away a wonderful adventure. The lounge for adults is...

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TaniaDev ,Thank you for your comprehensive review.We are delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us.Regards.Kiara Lodge.

South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked via booking.com and then wanted to add another night. As booking.com were sold out, I phoned Kiara Lodge and were told to book via Anytime Holidays. We are not members of the holiday club but were able to make a booking for three of the two-bedroom apartments for 4 nights. Our experience was amazing. We were welcomed by...

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Blommetjie ,Thank you for your comprehensive review.We are delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us.Regards.Kiara Lodge.

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is set in breathtakingly beautiful surroundings. You feel completely surrounded by mountains! The units are clean and comfortable. Housekeeping does a superb job! Unfortunately, and much to our surprise since it was the holidays, we arrived to a resort that was under construction. There was a side-note on the resort map given to us on check-in, apologising for...

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 66crys ,Thank you for your detailed review.We endeavour to provide an exemplary guest experience at all times and apologise that you felt that we failed you during your stay. Please note,our maintenance program at our resort is for the general upkeep and exciting new developments we have planned for all our guests.We do try to keep construction noise to...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Kiara as a family. We had such a great time. The unit we stayed in was a three bedroom, two bathroom stand alone house. The view from the patio is breathtaking. The unit is super neat and very clean. The beds are comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped. There is lots to do for kids. Outside play...

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest,Thank you for your comprehensive review.We are delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us.Your comment has been noted and we apologise for any inconvenience incurred.Regards.Kiara Lodge.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a terrible week at Kiara building works going on with grinder noise and dust from morning to the evening park management driving up and down with quad bikes. The children jungle gym is "vrot" and a accident looking to happen with loose planks and nails some even missing not a happy customer with 13 points taken from holiday club...

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BeekmanGroup, Manager at Kiara Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marius ,Thank you for your review.We endeavour to provide an exemplary guest experience at all times and apologise that you felt that we failed you during your stay. Your comments have been noted and we will address the relevant personnel. Regards.Kiara Lodge.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A weekend break in the beautiful Golden Gate area in Clarens is definitely worth it The leisurely drive (we came from Durban) is so scenic with the sunflowers fields and the wild pink and white Cosmos flowers lining the road with lush green landscape prepares one for a very enjoyable weekend at Kiara Lodge. The accommodation and facilities are wonderful....

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Dear Sharon ,Thank you for your detailed review.We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.Regards.Kiara Lodge.

Johannesburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon reaching Kiara lodge in the late evening, there is a simple reception area with a quick efficient check-in. We then went to our chalet/apartment which was spotless and clean and so comfortable. They have all that you require in the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms etc. The next morning woke up to beautiful views surrounded by breathtaking mountains. The resort is...

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Dear Fathima,Thank you for your detailed review.We are delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us.We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.Regards.Kiara Lodge.

Kloof, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This resort has very recently been renovated, so everything was in tip top shape when we visited. Kids will never get bored with loads of things to keep them entertained - indoor heated pool, putt putt, games room, trampolines, bouncing cushion, jungle gyms, giant chess, tennis and others. The accommodation was as would be expected from any similar resort the...

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Dear Danesalmon100,Thank you for your comprehensive review.We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.Your comments have been noted.Regards.Kiara lodge.

Bluff, South Africa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We loved staying at Kiara. Lots to do and plenty walks to go on. Loved the bunnies running around and feeding off the grass. Their pool is huge with something for all age groups. A tough Putt Putt course. will definitely visit again to take my Grand Children for a treat. Shopping in Clarens is an additional treat.

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Dear Kerry,Thank you for your review.We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.Regards.Kiara Lodge.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the breathtakingly picturesque Maluti Mountains between the Golden Gate Reserve and the quaint village of Clarens, Kiara Lodge offers an all encompassing retreat with easy access to explore nearby attractions. Large grounds ensure that you get to enjoy the peace and quiet, and with a choice of apartment style or freestanding self-catering chalets, there is a unit to suit everyone's needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kiara Lodge

Address: R712 Golden Gate Road | Dihlabeng, Free State, Clarens 9701, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Price Range: $75 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kiara Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Accommodation is self-catering, adjoining apartments. Exquisite views of the mountains is enjoyed - A kids paradise.”
sharonsP3472NJ, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with the best view. although each one is pleasantly situated. if you prefer downstairs, then stipulate this.”
213kerryc, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“25B although only accommodating two adults and 2 small children, it is a stunning location and catches afternoon sun.”
  • View from Unit 25B
  • Beautiful mountains behind us
  • Unit 25B against the mountain backdrop
MadeleineC192, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Units further-up over great views of the mountains, but it is a longer walk to the restaurant on pool area.”
  • Honeymoon suite?
chrissY4898LB, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They are all good.”
456santae, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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