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Pennygum Country Cottages

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place. Paul and Sarah are absolutely wonderful hosts. Nothing was too much trouble. Paul gave us some roads to take for some sightseeing and they were stunning. Just take a hair dryer along.

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berwynllangollen, Owner at Pennygum Country Cottages, responded to this review

Hi So glad you enjoyed it. Shame we have plenty of hairdryers you could have borrowed with pleasure. Hope to see you again sometime

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted with such warmth on our arrival as though we knew Paul and Sarah forever...cottage was all we expected and much more, self catering facilities is excellent. Was great to make a log fire and "chill" Great family venue with big lawns and beautiful view of the Drakensberg. Near shops to buy all you need but also very...

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So delighted you enjoyed staying with us - we loved having you! Hope to see you again sometime

Reviewed 16 March 2017

A group of us enjoyed a second trip to stay at Pennygum Cottages and parktake in some excellent tubing on the river nearby. Paul and Sarah were so welcoming and accommodating and made our stay in their comfortable and clean cottages an absolute pleasure! My car broke down on the Sunday (!) and they were incredibly helpful, recommending a local...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had a lovely time at this cottage. We are a big family and we all fitted really well. The garden and views were stunning and the close distance to town was great! The owners are friendly and kind. Our late arrival was accommodated and we were welcomed warmly even though it was dark, misty and raining.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My family and I stayed in the family cottage over the Drak Challenge weekend. When we arrived quite late after registration, Paul still rushed out to give us a very welcoming greeting and a run down of everything we needed to know about the cottage. The family cottage itself was a little smaller than expected. The kitchen appliances need a...

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Carina and travelled around Lesotho (on the outside) after a challenge from our son. Thank you to John and Sarah for the great welcome and we enjoyed the stay at Pennygum. The facilities are excellent and we have no complaints. We will be returning to explore the Underberg area. I could put up my amateur radio antenna and make some...

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The thatched cottage gives a real cosy feel. It is excellently equiped and very stylish and modern. The property is wide and open with friendly dogs and an awesome display of the mountains in the distance. The location is within driving range of Underberg and ideally situated for other viewing sites etc.

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Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Pennygum was the perfect place to stop over after a long drive. Lovely large property for our tired children to run around and unwind in. Clean, comfortable and cosy cottage. Perfect spot for a family.

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Durban
Reviewed 2 August 2016

excellent stay in a excellent cottage with excellent hosts. Sarah and Paul have created a gem underberg. The cottage we stayed in was very well appointed having everything we needed. To top it off the log fire made the stay even better ;-)

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Durban
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Pennygum is so peaceful. We've stayed at Pennygum twice and it's become our families chosen holiday destination at the Underberg. Both Sarah and Paul are brilliant hosts, they ensured we were comfortable and warm at the lodges, they provided local information and comfort to all of us. The cottages are well equipped and cosy. My children love it at Pennygum...

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berwynllangollen, Owner at Pennygum Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa for your lovely message and the lovely photos you put on our fb page. We loved having you and your gorgeous little girls and loved our chats. Can't wait for you to come again!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pennygum Cottages are a fabulous base to explore the Southern Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa. Our 4 cottages are set in beautiful gardens and apple orchards in 10 acres of land with stunning views of the berg from each cottage. The cottages are well equipped for self catering - our African Dreams is a thatched rondavel 'honeymoon cottage' which sleeps 2-4, our Lavender Cottage sleeps 4 and 2 children, Apple sleeps 6-8 and our Family Cottage set in its own garden with a private drive sleeps 10. All have braai areas and sitting out areas. Most cottages have fireplaces for cold winter nights and also all have DVD players with complementary DVDs. There is a splash pool in Summer and also rafting and tubing on site in season. There is a small children's play area and daily maid service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pennygum Country Cottages

Address: Off Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Price Range: RM232 - RM757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pennygum Country Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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