Get hooked on the most scenic spot in Dullstroom.
In the picturesque village of Dullstroom, an easy two and a half hours drive from Gauteng and a whopping 7000 feet above sea level, lays Critchley hackle Lodge. Howard Walker’s (of Walkersons fame) dream came true in 1988, when the lodge opened its doors for the first time. Since then it has grown in popularity and stature into the tranquil establishment with some of the best views in Dullstroom!
Lakeside Luxury Room: 5 rooms
These beautifully appointed rooms face onto the Lake The main feature of the lounges are the wood burning fireplaces, comfy couches and writing desks to finish off the setting. These suites all have a lounge and a patio furnished with two wooden chairs facing the lake. Can accommodate one to two people. All rooms are individually decorated, and offer a fireplace, ensuite bathroom and television with hotel DSTV, writing desk, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, wall safe and patio.
Tower Room: 3 rooms
Two of these spacious bedrooms have a king size bed and the other has two twin beds.The room all have en-suite bathrooms with both ac shower and a bath. There is a patio offering a lake view furnished with two wooden chairs and table, ideal for late afternoon sun downers. Can accommodate one to two people. All rooms are individually decorated, and offer a fireplace, en-suite bathroom and television with hotel DSTV, writing desk, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, wall safe.
Leisure Room: 2 rooms
Both of these spacious bedrooms have a king size bed.Both rooms have en-suite bathrooms with both a shower and a bath. Can accommodate one to two people. All rooms are individually decorated, and offer a fireplace, en-suite bathroom and television with hotel DSTV, writing desk, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, wall safe.
Royal Suites:1 suite
This luxury units consists of a large lounge overlooking the lake, with fireplace and a dining area. DSTV. Good variety of toiletries, other amenities, firewood etc. Main bedroom on ground floor with en-suite bathroom – large bath in a bay window – with a very large shower and double vanities. Upstairs second bedroom with two single beds and a second bathroom with toilet and bath, but no shower. Small kitchenette, but not fully self catering.
Garden View Cottage: 1 unit
This spacious cottage has a king size bed and two twin beds in the lounge area.The room has an en-suite bathroom with both a shower and a bath. There is a patio offering a garden view furnished with two wooden chairs and table, ideal for late afternoon sun downers. The unit can accommodate two to four people. The unit has a fireplace, en-suite bathroom and television with hotel DSTV, writing desk, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, wall safe.
Critchley Hackle Specials
This restaurant offers an assortment of fusion cuisine as well as a selection of old traditional favorites which features a rustic country garden appeal and overlooks the estate’s own private lake. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is open to guests and day visitors.
Book an appointment with our wedding consultant or forever hold your peace. Give our consultant a call or send an email and she will come and see you, bringing along answers to your questions, fact sheets and picture-perfect photos.
Tel: 012 443 6700
While the quaint and picturesque town of Dullstroom is most widely known as South Africa’s premier fly fishing destination, both Critchley Hackle Lodge and the surrounding town boast an abundant amount of activities.
Ranging from hiking and mountain biking trails, to saddling-up to explore the countryside, and spending a day honing your skills in the fine art of fly fishing, Dullstroom offers much in the way of things to do.
- Bird Watching
- Fly Fishing
- Spa Treatments
- Bird Watching
- The Dullstroom Raptor Sanctuary
- Dullstroom History Tours
- Boutique and Curio shops
- Art Galleries
- Whiskey tours
- Hiking Trails
- Mountain Biking Trails
2018 / 2019 Rates
|Room Only rate||HIGH SEASON
01 April 2019 – 31 August 2019
01 November 2018-31 march 2019
01 September2019 – 31 october 2019
|Per Room||Per Room|
|Luxury Lakeside Room||R 2275||R 2050|
|Garden View Cottage||R 2070||R 1865|
|Tower Room||R 2015||R 1815|
|Leisure Cottage- 1 bedroom||R 2065||R 1860|
|Leisure Cottage – 2 bedroom||R 3020||R 2720|
|Royal Suite||R 3565||R 3210|
|Managers Cottage||R 3820||R 3340|
Directions to Critchley Hackle
Guests are requested to please follow directions provided by our central reservations. Do not follow Google Maps as this can direct guests onto gravel roads and non tarred roads.
1. Drive on the N12 head east toward Witbank
2. Continue onto N4 – Partial Toll Road
3. Take exit 190 left R540/Dullstroom/Belfast
4. Turn left at R33/Vermooten St.
5. At the 3-Way Stop proceed straight
6. Turn right at Voortrekker St/R540
7. Continue on the R540 to Dullstroom
8. Proceed straight through the village and turn right at Teding van Berhout St.
9. Critchley Hackle is located at 585 Teding van Berkhout Street.