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The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Drakensberg
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Pleasant get away. Overall experience was good. Nice view from verandah. Accessible to a variety of entertainment including Birds of Prey, Valley Bakery, Drakensberg Boys Choir. No kiddies menu which I feel could be improvement.

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for a lovely review. We are certainly are fortunate to have so many varied activities available to us right on our doorstep! We do have a kiddies menu available, thanks for the suggestion.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had a wonderful long weekend at The Nest Hotel in the Drakensberg. The children had a fabulous time playing Tennis, Bowls, Ping Pong, Swimming, biking and and and! The service was fabulous and the food lovely. Incredible value for money and definitely worth a revisit. Thanks Nest!

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you with us; your family certainly embraced all the activities available and had a lot of fun! We look forward to your next visit!

Drakensberg
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Lovely resort, delicious food, kids had a blast. Very family feel to the hotel. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. It was a busy long weekend and everything ran smoothly. Plenty variety at dinner - we ate far too much! Kids had a great time on their bicycles exploring. We had a superior room with a lovely view....

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank-you! The Nest team certainly enjoy visits from families like yours who embrace the whole experience!

Durban
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A comfortable country hotel, quite a 'blast from the past'. You receive a warm welcome, good service, a tasty variety of food and friendly, helpful staff. Added to this, an excellent view of the Berg. A real value for money get away.

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear maggieh120 We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the "blast from the past!" here with us! We enjoy sharing this touch of nostalgia and look forward to a return visit from you one day!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Really enjoyed our stay here. A step back in time where you can be content to read a book for hours on the front verandah or go off exploring the mountains, rivers or local arts and craft shops. The room was aged but maintained well, loved the dining experience and complements to their new chef, especially the fish, had to...

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wonderer_39 We feel blessed to live in this beautiful part of the world and to share this "step back in time" with our special guests. Thank-you for your positive comments which certainly inspire our team!

Drakensberg
Reviewed 15 March 2017

below par.. old bedding. small tv. ants all over room.gardens untidy. kids play area dangerous and broken toys.dining experience was shocking. too many guests and too few staff. waited so long. allocated first room was terrible. changed to better room.

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear N1546FXfrankv Thank-you for your valued review. Negative reviews are disappointing but also provide us with the opportunity to reflect on what we are and what we provide. We realise that we are not able to suit every guest and fortunately we have many positive reviews to reassure us that although we are not 5 star or modern we do...

Drakensberg
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Friendly staff, excellent food (and plenty of it), lovely location with lots to do roundabout. Very nice rooms with a wonderful view. Excellent value for money. Family-friendly with activities for kids on and off the property.

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike B It is great that you enjoyed so many aspects of The Nest Hotel! We would love to have you back for a visit!

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had a fabulous stay at The Nest. Staff, facilities and surroundings were all amazing. A return visit is on the cards. Many thanks to all the staff who made our weekend so enjoyable. Congrats every 1

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gailwhitear Thank-you for your positive review! We have passed your thanks on to the staff and we are all looking forward to your return visit!

Drakensberg
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Our stay was spoiling and relaxation all wrapped together.We were well attended to but not overwhelmed by overzealous employees.Our room was very comfortable and well appointed . Meals were beautifully presented delicious and plentiful .Thank you all for such a happy stay. NB My wife and I are family to Stuart and Shelly .

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TheNestSouthAfrica, Manager at The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear brianlV5066XR It was a pleasure to have you with us and we look forward to your return visit with your entire family later this year!

Drakensberg
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The place is gorgeous the staff that works there are perfect and makes everyone feel at home, place is clean and neat, this is a really beautiful place and cheaper place to visit I'm glad we chose to stay there

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Dear khulekanin2017 What a delightful review, thanks so much! We hope to have you vist this beautiful part of the world again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exquisite views over the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site, an area rich in history and adventure, makes The Nest Hotel a unique and much loved destination for so many tourists and families from far flung places. ESCAPE FROM THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE Set in acres of beautiful park-like gardens, our rooms offer a peaceful escape from busy city life. All rooms are neatly appointed and comfy, with bath/shower and toilet en suite, radio, telephone, coffee/tea making facility. HEARTY COUNTRY CUISINE One of the few Resort Hotels offering a sumptuous Table d’Hote included in your tariff. Wholesome six-course traditional dinners, full hearty breakfasts, light country-style lunches and morning and afternoon teas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel

Address: On the R600 road | Champagne Valley, KwaZulu Natal, Winterton 3340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Winterton
Price Range: RM460 - RM838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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