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Rorke's Drift Lodge

off the P195, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Craig N Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, helpful staff, loved our 2 nights there! Thulani our Zulu guide was also a wealth of knowledge. We had the larger self catering apartment which was perfect. There was a bedroom, living area and kitchen complete with wood burning fire and an outdoor brai area. We had a brai every night which was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this place for it's proximity to Rorkes drift and Isandlwana land (both of which are excellent and very close). However, ended up fall in love with the place itself. An amazing location, with stunning views and pure peace and tranquility. Massive lawn for the kids to run around on, nice walks to do on the property, great horse... More

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Johannesburg , South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a wonderful two nights here. The accommodation was comfortable and the views very good, friendly dogs and horses roaming free allows one to connect with the surroundings. A great place to get away from the hustle-and-bustle

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Do not be put off by the long, windy, bumpy entrance to the lodge. Once there you relax in comfortable, clean, large, stylish rooms and soak up the 180 degrees views over the garden and a wonderful valley. Guests can self cater. We enjoyed the home made meals served outside around a brazier generating enough warmth 2 mornings & evenings... More

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Newcastle, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Holidaying in South Africa and visiting Rorke's Drift we had the good fortune to book 2 nights at R.D Lodge. We enjoyed luxury accommodation in a one bedroom unit and our travelling companions in the apartment with kitchen facilities, where we gathered for breakfast and BBQ (brai) evening cook-ups! Very well setup kitchen for self catering with the option for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

What a stunning location, amazing rooms surrounded by the most amazing open countryside in all directions. The staff were friendly, efficient and always with a smile on their faces, they simply couldn't do enough to make you feel more welcome. The food was delicious and plentiful, freshly cooked, served at a time of your choosing with a different and varied... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We wanted to visit the famous battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War and it turned out that Rorke's Drift Lodge is ideally situated to visit the two most famous sites namely Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. We were captivated by the stories of local guide Paul Garner. Our chalet was very clean and comfortable, the setting and views beautiful. The staff were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I stayed at RDL at very short notice, and was really impressed with everything I saw. The units have clearly been a labour of love, and are not only clean and well maintained but have character also. The reception was great and I really felt as if the owners were bending over backwards to look after me. The farm track... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Once you get over the 4.8 km of dirt track to get there; it really is a little gem. The owners have thought of everything, all the small touches that make a stay enjoyable and in a beautiful location.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

After an interesting off road drive (definitely do not attempt in a low wheelbase car), this was a perfect find. Great location and accommodation & excellent service, together with good wholesome food cooked to order and brought to your unit. Spent a day visiting the local battlefields with Paul Garner, an extremely knowledgeable guide who is passionate about the history.... More

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Address: off the P195, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Rorke's Drift
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Rorke's Drift Lodge South Africa/KwaZulu-Natal

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Rorke's Drift Lodge is perched above the Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana Battlefields where the mighty Zulu 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. ... more   less 
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