Located near Winterton in the Champagne Valley, The Goodland Cottages have barbecue facilities and a garden, as well as free WiFi. The individually decorated, two-bedroom cottages feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fully-equipped kitchen and a patio with mountain views. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom. Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve is 24 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)


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Room type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Champagne Valley
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  • Chris
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Extremely modern inside. Beautifulle decorated. Lovely extra touches. Peaceful and quiet.
  • Cameron
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Lovely decor, comfortable room with backup inverter for the TV and lights during loadshedding and very friendly owners and staff.
  • Rebecca
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Everything! All the modern comforts in a peaceful natural setting. The location has the best of both worlds - a feeling of being isolated while still being close to restaurants and attractions. Thanks to the solar inverters, we remained unaffected...
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property questions and answers
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  • hi, is there a stove and oven available?

    Yes, each of our units are fitted with a stove and oven.
    Answered on 20 October 2021
  • Hi, you state that it is no smoking throughout, does that mean you can't smoke outside either?

    Hi There You may smoke outdoors.
    Answered on 18 August 2020
  • Hello, are there any restaurants nearby?

    Yes, there are a variety of restaurants in the area.
    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • Is wifi in the rooms or cottages?

    Yes, all of our units have fast speed internet.
    Answered on 25 October 2022
  • Are 2 labradors welcome? Is the property fenced in?

    Yes, The Goodland is pet friendly. The entire property is fenced - Honey Cottage also has a smaller fence directly around it, which makes it especiall..
    Answered on 11 March 2020
  • Hi there.are yall based in Drakensburg?

    Yes, we are based in the Central Drakensberg
    Answered on 30 November 2022
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Managed by Maryke

Company review score: 9.5Based on 108 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the country and I love sharing it with guest from across the globe. I am available 24/7 for tips and advise or any general enquiries.

Property information

The Goodland is situated on a privately owned smallholding surrounded by large 200year old trees. The cottages are private and are ideal for couples or families looking for a tranquil breakaway, close to various attractions in the Drakensberg region. Two cottages which include Milk Cottage and Honey Cottage can accommodate up to 8 guests in total. Milk cottage is tastefully decorated with a mix of old and new. It comprises 2 en-suite bedrooms, and an open-plan living/dining area. The cottage sleeps up to 4 adults on 2 queen beds. Honey cottage is decorated with a touch of mid-century modern and comprises 2 en-suite bedrooms and an open-plan living/dining area. The cottage sleeps 4 guests on 1 king bed and a double bed. Both cottages have kitchens that are equipped with a fridge, stove, oven, microwave, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Both lounges have a television with DStv and also small fireplace to use on cold days. Milk & Honey Cottage each has its own braai area for guests to use, and there is ample secure parking available. Free Wi-Fi. Up to 2 well-behaved pets allowed by arrangement/pre-approval.

Neighbourhood information

The area is predominantly focused on agriculture, so you will see a vast array of crops and cattle against a backdrop of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains. The area also boasts a variety of restaurants, interesting shops, adventure activities and speciality crafted goods. Activities include hiking, white water rafting, mountain biking, fly fishing, golf, horse riding and quad biking, to name but a few.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of The Goodland Cottages
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Private check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Plunge pool
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu

House rules

The Goodland Cottages takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 21:00


From 05:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 08:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform The Goodland Cottages in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Splash Pool is closed from Wed 13 Jul 2022 until Thu 01 Sept 2022

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about The Goodland Cottages

  • The Goodland Cottages is 3.1 miles from the centre of Champagne Valley. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Goodland Cottages include:

    • Chalet
    • Bungalow
    • Apartment

  • The prices at The Goodland Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Goodland Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming Pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at The Goodland Cottages is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.