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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Facilities great for family vacation. Lots to keep the kids occupied. Timeshare self catering units very spacious and private. One of the rew resotrs that offer quad biking and cycling ft rails. Beautiful scenery, wonderful location.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to do the day visit we payed R280 for that at the gate,then we changed mind on our to reception we booked 1night.we ask the refund for amount paid at gate but she said no find her name is Ingrind until the lady who was working afternoon shift her name Sbo helped us to get our money back.if...

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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Resort for families and groups , The hot springs were great lots of different pools to choose from and lots of other activities . We particularly enjoyed the walks, horse riding and quad biking. My husband and son particularly enjoyed the Pool room and darts . The main restaurant is dated and dinner was average the breakfasts good. The...

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Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were never informed that the big super tube is not working: maintenance is being done. The wi-fi is non existent as it was apparently struck by lightning weeks ago! I paid in full a week (plus) before arrival and send 3 e-mails(4 including bank proof of payment) to make sure everything is in order, yet on arrival I was...

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1Thank Ankia M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful resort for families with children or grandparent's the facilities have been upgraded and are great. The food in the restaurant was first class and we had a five course meal which was excellent. We will arrange a trip back to the hot springs soon.

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1Thank Graham C
Durban
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is our 3rd visit to Natal spa. The previous visits were at the self catering units, this time the hotel. We got a great price with booking.com but a condition was that we had to eat and pay for dinner which was fine. You can definitely see that there is new management, the grounds and pools are immaculate and...

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Hossegor, France
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful place. A lot of activities. A good stop from Joburg to st Lucia. The park is great and the pool is very nice. The breakfast was also great. Only the bathroom needs refurbishment. The staff is really helpful and nice especially at the restaurant.

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Newcastle, South Africa
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Booked in for our anniversary for a night at the hotel. On arrival, we had to lug our own luggage up a flight of stairs- no porter for assistance. The bathroom was very outdated, toilet had a dirty ring. No shower in the bathroom.bathtub only. Aircon remote was not working. Had to crawl behind the fridge to turn it off....

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Spent alot of money for accomodation and it was a long drive only to get there and it rained hole weekend. We asked if we could use indoor pools as we had 4 small kids with us and they said no. The outdoor pools wernt even heated. So we spent out time in our rooms. What a waste. Will not...

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GoodersonLeisure, Public Relations Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Good day nisa1, Thank for taking the time to leave a review. We're sorry that the weather didn't hold up during stay. To address your concern about the indoor pool, as it is in the Spa and Wellness Centre, it is reserved for guests having treatments at the spa over the age of 16. As our outdoor pools at the...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I spent 3 nights at the Natal Spa with my family (6 kids in total) and we all had an amazing time. I stayed at the Falcon Crest self catering units which were very clean and well equipped. There is so much to do ( weather permitting) but we were fortunate to have had great weather. The hot pools were...

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GoodersonLeisure, Guest Relations Manager at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Good day MohamedFayaz, Thank your for you positive review! We're glad that you and your family enjoyed your time with us! With regards to your points on improvements, thank you for bringing this to our attention, it has been passed onto our management team, as we valuable guest feedback as we aim to always give our guest Good Value and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in 550 hectares of beautiful KZN bushveld amongst giant Cambrian granite boulders that are millions of years old, the Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort has beautiful views over the Bivane River and abundant bird life. Legend has it that the river at Natal Spa's warm water and bubbles were the work of a large black snake with an underground lair. While that myth may have kept the ancient San people from the healing mineral waters, it certainly didn't have the same effect on Oom Piet Wessles or the generations of visitors who have stopped over at this oasis between Vryheid and Paulpietersberg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

Address: Lot 191 Remainder Koubad Farm | Koubad Farm, Paulpietersburg 3180, South Africa (Formerly The Natal Spa Hot Springs and Leisure Resort)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Paulpietersburg
Price Range: RM410 - RM945 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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