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About Dassie Paleis

Dassie Paleis is a bushveld resort, with lots of birds and beautiful indigenous flora set amongst granite hills. Accommodation comprises two-bed units, chalets, a house and a sleeping hall. The chalets and house are fully equipped with own kitchens and bathrooms.

From January every year the infant hyraxes/dassies are brought out for the world to see and to be taught lessons of survival. This wonder of nature provides hours of entertainment.

This backpackers/self-catering accommodation is ideal for nature lovers.

  • Response Rate: 99%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 67
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 13 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Availability and pricing

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  • Cosy Chalets Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 10 These chalets are well equipped with one double bed or two single beds each. They have showers, toilets and basins, as... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views see more Double beds, En-suite, Fireplace, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R540 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Backpacker Units Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 5 These rooms have private entrances. Two units can accommodate two guests, another two units can accommodate up to three... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater see more Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
        from R340 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Family Chalets Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 These chalets are well equipped with five single beds each. They have showers, toilets and basins, as well as kitchenet... see more Features:  Private bathroom, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater see more Private bathroom, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
            from R540 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • Loerie Huis Sleeps 7 Includes: Self-catering This house is fully equipped and has three bedrooms that can accommodate up to seven guests. One room has a double and... see more Features:  Double beds, Shower over bath, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds see more Double beds, Shower over bath, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
                from R540 For 2 guests
                • Adults
                  • Sleeping Hall Sleeps 10 Includes: Self-catering The hall can accommodate up to 10 guests on five bunk beds. Only available on group booking. Guests in this unit share... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television see more Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
                    from R1500 Room rate
                    • Adults

                      Reviews for Dassie Paleis

                      13 guest reviews Reviews of

                      2 out of 5 stars
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                      Lerato Diale
                      30 December 2017

                      The place is wonderful. If only they could elaborate on the level of sound Nd time exactly to switch it off or lower it. When taking bookings pls review the reason for stay. We were disappointed on the issue of church group complaining mainly because they act holier than dou. As for other things, I cannot complaining. I give it 9/10. Its cheap so cannot expect 5 star. For those who love nature, fresh air Nd wild life. This is a place to be. Safe,peaceful Nd beautiful. Lerato

                      innocent Lesedi Mathe
                      17 December 2017

                      Pool area and everything is on point

                      Dev Shukla
                      07 September 2016

                      When booking a place at that price, we did expect much & went with an open mind.Good: Staff was friendly, even though we arrived late, they helped us out with the keys & rooms with all possible info.Key deposit was returned in time. Location was very secluded & isolated, Bad : Rooms. Too small for our group. i have stayed at bigger room as couple compared to the room offered to 5 people. Toilet door was broken & had lift it & put back to shut the toilet.. Couples room was also small but much better.

                      Natasha Potgieter, South Africa
                      07 December 2015

                      Awful. We did'nt even spent the night like we were suppose to. The pictures on the internet were deserving. The grass were full of thorns. Not a best place to take your children. I wil never recommend Dassies Paleis. 

                      Glenda Bezuidenhout, South Africa
                      05 October 2015

                      The Good:Magda was a pleasure, when she welcomed us and showed us the alarm functionality, where everything was and where she stayed, if we required any further assistance.We stayed in MARULA, a quaint little cottage, clean neat and tidy.The Bad:There was NO braai facility at Marula - VERY dissapointing.The TV and portable antenna - could just as well not have been there, would have caused much less frustration than to actually try and get one station viewable.Dassie Paleis is a true bushveld resort, with lots of birds and beautiful indigenous flora set amongst granite hills." - WHAT A PITY...
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