The Rorke's Drift Hotel is a one-off and a must when visiting the Zulu Battlefields. The owner, Charles, is a charming and enthusiastic host who welcomed us and other guests and skilfully blended us into a group for evening dinner. We had a delightful stay which superbly complimented our tour and Charles' stories and descriptions added atmosphere and colour. The hotel is modelled on a Rondavel design with a cavernous interior and has wonderful views over the Buffalo River. This is a hotel we would be delighted to return to. Thank you Charles.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At Rorke's Drift on the Buffalo River the new Rorke’s Drift Hotel stands the slopes of Shiyane Mountain (The Oscarberg), in the rolling hills of Zululand. The historic crossing that gives the area its name is within its grounds and the comfortable modern facilities are priced to meet the needs of the discerning traveller. The visitor will enjoy peaceful relaxation in the rural landscape, surrounded by iconic history and natural countryside. Phase One of the construction is now complete with 7 double and four single en-suite rooms. Phase Two will raise the capacity to 30 rooms so that coach touring parties can be accommodated, for the recommended two night stay. The hotel provides an affordable destination at this historic location. Visitors will be stunned by its position overlooking the Buffalo River and with its open views towards Isandlwana, and by its architectural design that is a modern amalgam of Zulu and Victorian cultures. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rorke's Drift Hotel South Africa/KwaZulu-Natal