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    Champagne Castle Hotel

    R600 Champagne Valley, Winterton 3340, South Africa
    011 27 36 468 1063
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Location - stunning right at the foot of Champaign Castle mountain. Went for a short walk and the views from the top of surrounding areas was very nice. Hotel provided information on walks and also permits for certain walks. We got a 2 bedroom chalet...More

    Thank Sydney2000000
    Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review, Sydney2000000 I'm glad to hear that you had an opportunity to walk out onto the mountain. I'm sure you discovered that the further you walked, the more beautiful scenery became. We are very fortunate to...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    First visit to the Drakensberg for us as family. Wanted somewhere impressive to settle into our holiday around SA. Chose Champagne Castle for the setting, price and primarily the location. As a family we really enjoyed our stay. A particular highlight was the food! Three...More

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    Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 17 April 2017

    Thank you for taking your time to post your review, Buckvis It's always fantastic to hear from guests who take advantage of the activities at Champagne Castle Hotel. Of course we don't think any less of anyone who chooses to spend their time lying by...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed her for 2 nights whilst on a tour which included the Drakensberg Mountains. We had a lovely room with patio doors overlooking a large lawn and gardens. The scenery in this area is amazing. The bar was friendly and well stocked and we...More

    1  Thank juliaelizabethann
    Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review, juliaelizabethann We are fortunate to be located in this World Heritage site, so close to the mountains. As you point out, it makes for amazing scenery. I hope the Battlefields was a fabulous next stop...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed the second time in the Champagne Castle Hotel. We chose it for 3 days, just to be a little bit in the Drakensberg area. It's one of the most relaxing and nicest place in Kwa Zulu Natal. Area for hiking, relaxing, come down to...More

    Thank 811tasi
    Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review, 811tasi I'm glad you had the opportunity to walk up onto the mountain. I'm sure you discovered that it got increasingly beautiful the further you walked. Being located so close to the mountain also means...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    What a gem of a find! Champaigne Castle Hotel is certainly one of the nicest venues in the Drakensberg. My husband and I celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary there and the weather played along beautifully with a sprinkling of snow on the mountains but warm...More

    Thank Lynn G
    Response from Georges_Romarin, General Manager at Champagne Castle HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Happy Anniversary Lynn, and thank you for taking the time to post your review It was a rather unusual November with snow in the Drakensberg, however I'm sure it made for a very special celebration for you and your husband. I have passed your feedback...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$153 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    29 August 2017|
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    Response from MandR50 | Reviewed this property |
    No. You may be able to get an included buffet breakfast and dinner and leave out lunch, but they do not do a la carte meals. Self catering is fine, but sometimes the hotel restaurant is not available to self catering... More
    17 May 2017|
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    Response from Georges_Romarin | Property representative |
    Hi Traveldeon We certainly are not satisfied with the smoke that has recently been experienced in the lounge. We are working to fix it urgently. Thank you for taking the time to ask this.
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from BarrieBramley | Property representative |
    There is one block (a new one) that has inter-leading rooms. It's the 300's block if you ask while you're doing your reservation. My favourite rooms in the hotel
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