"Beautiful views and delicious, affordable food. Thank you for a wonderful time."
"The Old Hatchery is a tranquil place. The view is beautiful. The staff were friendly. The accommodation is lovely. My little fishing cabin had everything I needed. The restaurant food was good value for money & very tasty. I will go back there any time."
"We had a very pleasant stay at The Old Hatchery (Oak Tree Lodge). The reception was hearty and we had everything we needed. The food was tasty and the service good. The vicinity was very attractive, especially when the sun shone."
"As returning customers we enjoyed our stay again.
The restaurant had a superb meal, great chef and excellent staff.
Will be back soon"
"Conveniently positioned just off main road yet in the country.
Clean comfortable, reasonably priced good food.
Great spot for a stopover."
"A very pretty place with comfortable cottages and we enjoyed a good meal in the restaurant, loved the curtains!"
"We enjoyed the freedom to walk and the quietness of every day. The views are beautiful and the management have been superb in welcoming us and making us comfortable. "
"We stayed here for 5 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our little fishing cabin and log fire. We loved the sense of being apart from the main building and the other cabins. We self-catered for much of the time but ate a couple of delicious meals at the restaurant. It would not be a good option for peopl..."more
"Lovely venue, very clean, good food, superb hosts, would recommend, and will be back."
"We had a great night stay over at the Old Hatchery. The owners were very welcoming and the staff were friendly and efficient. It creates a very cosy family atmosphere where one is relaxed and at home. My wife and I would love to visit again for longer next time and we will highly recomend it to firn..."more
"We had an amazing time at the Old Hatchery, the rooms are beautiful and the hosts are friendly and welcoming, service is excellent. Had an opportunity to do the Sani Pass tour which was breath taking. We will be visiting The Old Hatchery again in the near future."
"Comfortable accommodation, would like to see:
More shelving in bathrooms, confusing restaurant opening times. Staff and management very friendly and helpful."
"What an awesome place to stay! We really felt welcome and enjoyed our stay. The food is brilliant, specially the mint lamb chops. "
"Great views and service. Thoroughly rested."
"Everything was clean and neat. Although we only stayed for one night it was memorable and I will recommend it to everyone."
"Very friendly people. Lovely accomodation. Lovely restaurant."
"Thanks for an amazing stay this weekend. We had an absolutely awesome time. The accommodation was very clean and spacious and well worth the money. We were glad to be a part of the 'polar bear' celebrations and felt very welcome. The staff and family were very friendly and helpful, we couldn't ask f..."more
"Our family stayed at TOH for one night only but found the accommodation simply fantastic! From the bedding to the scenery was simply marvelous. Thank you!"
"Very clean and large accommodation - very up to date. The food was excellent, and we can honestly say it has been a long time since we have had food of that quality - thanks to the chef."
"Very beautiful surroundings & very peaceful. We enjoyed the restaurant on the premise and the staff were very friendly. It is a great place to base yourself to explore the underberg!"
"Facilities were good and you were left alone good for a quiet getaway."
"Lovely place and area. People very friendly and helpful."
"We arrived at 9 PM after nine hours spent in the car. As we arrived we were warmly welcomed and seated to a nice warm meal and friendly faces. The service was brilliant and the scenery beautiful!"
"The surroundings were tranquil and beautiful. The peace and fresh air was what we needed to refresh us for a new week. The country experience was awesome and The Old Hatchery is a perfect getaway spot. "
"When last can you say that something was better than expected? This last weekend was, thanks to they guys at the Old Hatchery. We'll see you again."
"Our few days stay at Ridgedale was fantastic. Even though we timed our stay during a very rainy, misty few days - it just added to the magic of the area, and having a fireplace in our room made it that much more special. The fishing was great and Ron and Dawn are an amazing couple and we just wish w..."more
"Thanks to all at Ridgedale - a great relaxing evening before our long SANI2C mountain bike ride. Great place and i hope to be able to stay there next year again."
"5 star in every aspect of the word. I mean where do they phone you when you are on you way to take your food order? That means eat on arrival and after a 6 hour grueling trip in the dark that sure takes the weight off reality! Service was great on all levels and not to for the Hatchery to take all ..."more
"We had a pleasant stay. They could accommodate us in a room with the bed specifications we had. The rooms are clean. "
"We stayed in a Fisherman's Cabin. It is basic, but clean, comfortable and very peaceful. We had a lovely dinner at the restaurant. Staff are very friendly."
"We had a nice stay at The Old Hatchery. The people were helpful and the view was great.
Jan and Marian Offermans"
"This is a quaint little farm with a lovely dam and a small waterfall and situated in the most beautiful area of the Southern Drakensberg. I stayed in the studio cottage which was adequate and had a small kitchen with all the equipment needed. The cottage was serviced, although the owner had forgotte..."more
"Hi to all at Ridgedale.
Just wanted to say a big thank you for our wonderful stay, and for your great hospitality.
We had a superb weekend getaway in a relaxing tranquil environment.
It’s a beautiful place and would definitely recommend it.
Thank you again!"