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Rorke's Drift Lodge

off the P195, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed at Rorke's Drift Lodge for one night in February and it is ideal both for a visit to the battlefields and generally.The setting is tranquil and beautiful,the personnel friendly and very helpful-as in nothing is a problem,the accomadation both tasteful and comfortable and also fully equipped,and allround a memorable and enjoyable experience.As seasoned SA and international travellers we... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a fantastic time at Rorke's Drift Lodge. The driveway was quite the adventure considering we were in a rental but a nice slow pace meant we got there without a scratch. We were welcomed warmly, shown around and left to enjoy the beautiful view. We had requested dinner in advance and were allowed to choose from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place on top if a hill is a lovely quiet place. The Food we ordered was delicious. The rooms were well taken care of. It gets cool in the evenings. The price is higher then elsewhere in sa. David

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are 2 couples who stayed for 2 nights in jan. The lodge is ideal for a visit to the battlefields, indeed we spent a fantastic day in the company of a guide recommended by the lodge which turned out to be the highlight of our holiday in SA. Other reviewers have mentioned the access road to the lodge but... More 

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

thanks for the great review and for giving us another viewpoint about our road. We are so pleased that you followed our advice which made your drive up to us more comfortable and far less stressful. We look forward to being able to host you again in the future. More 

London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a beautiful location, with charming people running it. Nothing was too much trouble. We had self-catering facilities, where we ate breakfast and dinner from the lodge and this was excellent and delicious. We felt we only explored half of what was available. There was a facility to ride in the bush and the view from our bedroom of... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are indeed pleased that you have highlighted the fact that our road could be considered as a plus. It certainly does afford the property a lot of privacy and seclusion for our guests to enjoy. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

A great place to relax. Excellent food-outstanding given the remoteness of the location. Considerate service not intrusive. I would tell the world but I won't because I wouldn't want to share my special place. Visit when I'm not there and enjoy!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We have always felt that our little bit of heaven is very special. And the fact that we can share this idyllic destination with some of the world is indeed a priviledge. We hope we will see you again soon. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We did not get to stay at Rorkes Drift Lodge , but I would like to put a measure on the way our enquiry was handled. We made our first call to Rorkes Drift Lodge with a view to stay for three nights, the call was taken by Christine,. a polite and curtious lady, all our questions were answered in... More 

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

Thank you for this review. We always try to be as helpful as possible so as to make our guests stay as pleasant as possible. More 

South Burlington, Vermont
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stayed in the Kubili unit which was beautifully furnished with a gorgeous huge bathroom and fully equipped kitchen. The proprietor, Shane, was very accommodating and attentive. The lodge is situated high on a hill, on a family owned and operated farm, peaceful and with beautiful views. The price was low, making it a terrific value. The one drawback is... More 

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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 Lodge. We of course need to point out that even though our road is not the best in the world it is by no means the worst. We also go to great lengths to ensure that we tell our guests of road conditions and we make recommendations on which car is... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had a fantastic two nights at Rorke's Drift Lodge - we wish we could have stayed more. Off the beaten track and in a beautiful location, this was just what we were looking for. Christi was fantastic and very hospitable. Their 4 dogs are adorable - especially Max who took us for walks around the farm. I had a... More 

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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 Lodge. We are indeed so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and of course that you will return. We look forward to hosting you again. More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our Lodge. We are indeed very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you too for highlighting the fact that you need the correct vehicle to visit us. We go to great pains to ensure that our guests are aware of our road conditions and for their own comfort and... 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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