Critchley Hackle Hotel captures the unique character of Dullstroom – the timeless stone architecture and lakeside setting evoking an atmosphere of rural tranquillity. Within its walls the hotel offers a contemporary rendering of traditional luxury, and personal service sets the tone for an intimately refined experience.
Rooms and suites feature fireplaces, full bathrooms, satellite TV and private patios overlooking the trout-filled lake or gardens. The breakfast buffet and ala carte menu present some Dullstroom specialities, and fine fines and rare spirits are on offer in The Damn Bar. Fly fishing lessons can be arranged with the hotel, and the lawns around the lake, sunroom and dining room are popular destinations for wedding parties
Critchley Hackle is also a leading venue for executive retreats and conferences, providing a choice of packages, and equipped with electronic and traditional media equipment and wireless Internet access.
22 rooms and can cater up to a maximum of 59 guests sharing. All rooms offer the standard in- room amenities.
All beautifully appointed rooms offer a log fire place, adding to the sheer romance of the destination. Critchley Hackle is perfectly suited to romantic getaways, weekends away with friends as well as wedding or event accommodation. If relaxation is needed, Critchley Hackle is the perfect place to rest your head after a day of exciting activities and site seeing. Some of these activities include:
Eagle and Owl Sanctuary
Clay pigeon shooting
Walks into the village
Locally produced artisan Bergen Cheese tasting
Trout fishing lessons and expeditions.
Verloren Valei Nature Reserve
Guests are able to enjoy a morning or afternoon of fly fishing, just outside their room. Any fish caught on the day will be for the fisherman’s account, we do not offer a catch and release policy
Meander through the village and find various arts and crafts shops, a chocalatier and Whiskey and artisan Beer tasting specialist shops are but a few to mention. Conferencing guests will be pleasantly surprised with the level of comfort that we offer.