A wonderful hotel in a stunning location with friendly staff and great food. The owner Charles is a gentleman and a great host. I went for a weekend trip to view the battlefields of Rorkes Drift and Isandlwana. These heroic sites are a must see, to witness first hand the bravery on both sides of the conflict. The hotel views looking out over the Buffalo river and the stunning landscape, make this a must see for all. The hotel is a hiden gem. i recommend the climb up the mountains to view the san people bush paintings. Also, five mins away at fugitives drift is a nature reserve with plenty of animals to view. I wish i could have stayed for longer.
- 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