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Rorke's Drift Lodge

off the P195, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A gorgeous, isolated farm in a beautiful location. We stayed in a double room complex that looked traditional from the outside but was superbly finished and equipped inside. The view from the verandah (with optional wooden fire) was exceptional - for history buffs, you have a very clear sight of the reverse slope of the Isandlwana battlefield. The home-prepared meals... More

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very pleasantly surprised with the quality of the lodge. The food was fantastic, the service was great and the rooms were very comfortable, clean and interesting. It was great value for money! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend to others.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our little piece of paradise. We hope that all our guests feel we are offering good value for money so thank you for pointing that out. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding location with stunning views across the valley. The units are beautifully equipped with everything you could possibly need. We pre-ordered dinner and it was served in our unit, as was breakfast. Both meals were excellent. Admittedly the drive to the lodge had us worried a couple of times (we were in a hired Toyota Etios) but as long as... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here and that you were willing to share your experience with the rest of the world. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get away from everything. So quiet and peaceful. Staff very helpful and polite. Thanks Shane for explaining all about the local wild life. You are a walking encyclopedia on nature. Well recommend this place for anybody who wants to get away. The only drawback is the road to the lodge from Rorke's Drift village but that is... More

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We really appreciate it when our guests are prepared to give us feedback and we are ecstatic when it is good feedback. Thank you for sharing your experience with the rest of the world. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very relaxing visit although the drive up to the lodge is an experience in itself. It all adds to the visit experience. Food was wonderful and the guide recommended by the lodge (Thulani) was excellent and highly knowledgeable.

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Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We like to think our little bit of heaven is indeed that for our guests. More

Modiin, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rorke's Drift Lodge was the best lodge experience we had in S. Africe, not because it was very fency but because of the attention to details: from how the unit is equiped to how the dinner and breakfast are served. The unique combination of this special place with the magnificant location and scenery make it unfogetable experience. Mostly Reccomended!

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are indeed pleased that you enjoyed yourself while staying with us. We are always happy to share a little bit of the magic of our little haven with our guests. More

Royston, Hertfordshire
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Rorkes Drift Lodge for two nights (15-17th October) as part of our honeymoon, touring around South Africa. We absolutely loved this place and the would have loved to have stayed longer . Christine, ran the property on behalf of her parents and was the perfect host ! What we loved about this Lodge was the isolation and... More

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, excellent service. Will recommend Rorke's Drift Lodge to friends & family. Beautiful location, rooms well presented and food of high quality. Staff very friendly and helpful, thanks for a great time.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Rorkes Drift Lodge was without doubt the best place we stayed on our 10 week tour of Southern Africa. The service was excellent and the accommodation was outstanding. But exceeding all this was the food. It really was first class and without doubt we had some of the best meals of our trip at the lodge. Ever since I saw... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Beautiful setting and we had great accommodation in the rather unique former water tower. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly; and instead of self catering we ordered food from the kitchen - which was really excellent - both for good vegetarian and meat dishes. In fact we would love to get the spicy sweet potato soup recipe! We would... More

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Address: off the P195, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Rorke's Drift
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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