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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We booked in at Rorke' Drift Lodge for 2 nights and enjoyed it so much we stayed an extra night, the food, service and amenities are outstanding. Our guide was exceptionally knowledgable, the staff are lovely and the setting is beautiful, I thoroughly recommend a stay at The Lodge.

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What a super review. Thank you for taking the time to write it. We are very happy that you enjoyed it so much and we hope that at some time in the future we will get to host you again.

Lingfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

A true taste of the African Countryside - lovely peaceful setting Great hospitalityfromm all the team with wonderful food being delivered to our unit (Kubili and Kune). Nice walks on the doorstep hosted by the owners Ridgeback! Paul was very patient with our limited riding skills and we all thoroughly enjoyed our ride around the estate on his lovely horses....

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Rorke's L, Owner at Rorke's Drift Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you visit us and we hope to be able to repeat it all again soon.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I was in the area to research the Zulu War battlefields and chose Rorke's Drift Lodge as an affordable place to stay within easy reach of the sites. It proved to be a very lucky choice. The owner Paul Lamberth knows a tremendous amount about the history of the area and could not have been more helpful. His tours are...

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Rorke's L, Owner at Rorke's Drift Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you so very much for this great review. It was a pleasure having you with us and I know that Paul thoroughly enjoyed taking you around. We hope we will see you again sometime in the future. We are looking forward to reading your book.

Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had a perfect time except on the second night it was very warm and we had a hard time sleeping. Without aircon we would not consider staying in the summer or when it is getting hot. The service, food and facilities are wonderful.

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Dear Larry, Thank you so much for your great review. And thank you for pointing out that we do not have airconditioners on the property. One of the reasons we can offer you a four star room at a three star price. This year's drought has been exceptionally hot and dry and we are hoping for a cooling off soon.

Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The track up to the lodge appears a bit daunting but persevere and in some ways it is great fun! It is worth it when you get there. The setting is one of peace and tranquillity with spectacular views around. The property itself has a series of self contained units which are very well supplied in terms of facilities. The...

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Thank you for the great review. And thank you for highlighting our road. When travelled using the cars we recommend the road is quite easy to negotiate. We look forward to welcoming you back to Rorke's Drift Lodge.

Twyford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015

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Reviewed 21 September 2015

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Oxted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

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London
Reviewed 29 August 2015

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
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Rorke's Drift Lodge is perched above the Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana Battlefields where the mighty Zulu nation and British Empire came to blows in 1879. The Lodge caters to the historical enthusiast looking to immerse themselves in poignant tales of yesteryear. World class guided tours coupled with friendly South African hospitality,superb food and a taste of the African Bush make this an experience to remember forever. We also offer horseriding on the property and can arrange for hunting and bass fishing expeditions in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rorke's Drift Lodge

Address: off the P195, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Rorke's Drift
Price Range: £65 - £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rorke's Drift Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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