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Drakensberg Mountain Retreat


| Excellent 18 reviews

About Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

About Drakensberg Mountain Retreat

The Drakensberg Mountain Retreat is a stunning destination in the northern Drakensberg. Its spectacular views, wildness, freshness and beauty will captivate you while its deep silence, which can be startling at first, will soon calm you. It has a spectacular setting, high on a ridge overlooking the northern Drakensberg, the Maluti mountains and most of the central Drakensberg. Many have said that the views we have of the Drakensberg are unsurpassed.A comfortable, cosy haven for those who like old fashioned holidays, with peace and quiet, excellent home cooked food, superb walks and

Wedding Venues: We offer a beautiful, relaxed country style setting overlooking the magnificent Drakensberg Mountain. The stunning scenery provides the perfect background for your photographs. Our Retreat can cater for a maximum of 50 people.

Conference Venues: The Zonderntwyfel Barnhouse Hall (up to 25 max): Drakensberg Mountain Retreat has a perfect rustic venue hall for your gathering. In front of you is the amazing view of the Drakensberg Mountain.

Covid Safety Approved: We pledge to implement a high standard of hygiene and cleaning protocols to ensure the safest environment possible for our guests. We adhere to the industry safety protocols set out by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).

 Sleeps 51
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 18 reviews


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Stay between 26 Jun 2024 and 31 Jul 2024 and get 15% off on selected rooms.

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 26 Jun 2024 and 31 Jul 2024)

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Important Information

Drakensberg Mountain Retreat offers two separate establishments on the property which include: The Lodge- a catered experience which sleeps 26 guests in 10 rooms with a collection of queen and single beds; and The Barn House- a self-catering holiday home which can accommodate up to 25 guests in 5 en-suite rooms and 4 dormitory styled rooms all with single beds.

We are also a pet friendly establishment with ample outdoor space and closed-off conservatory gardens. Kindly advise how many pets will be accompanying you on your stay :)

Guest Reviews

Drakensberg Mountain Retreat
4.5 out of 5 stars - 18 votes
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pieter lombaard
April 2022
rooms well kept friendly staff nice food homey coffe available all time fire place lovely view road a bit rough but worth itt
genevieve hartley
August 2021
The views are amazing, the place is filled with peace and tranquility, the hikes are adventurous. We felt welcomed and warmth from the entire team. The meals are wholesome and homely. We will definitely return. I will highly recommend this venue
margie page
October 2020
Warm and friendly staff, homely and very comfortable.
runessa subramoney
June 2019
My family and had a great time. The hospitality is excellent... we felt at home. It was our second visit and definitely go back.
jeffrey lazarow, south africa
May 2016
We arrived at the lodge and our first sighting was of a magnificent panorama exposure to a large section of the Drakensberg. The management was welcoming, efficient, friendly and provided us with whatever we required. We could not have asked for better service. The rooms were spacious, very comfortable and have views that are remarkable. The hiking was challenging which is what we sought. There... Read more


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Lounge
  • Lunch
  • Mini fridge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Shower

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
  • French
* Please enquire for further details.

Drakensberg Mountain Retreat location

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Drakensberg Mountain Retreat is 29.4km from the centre of Bergville , the nearest airport 201.2km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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15% OFF special deal. The Drakensberg Mountain Retreat is a stunning destination in the northern Drakensberg. Its spectacular views, wildness,