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The Royal Hotel is a stately Hotel located in the centre of the town of Ladysmith, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Enjoy comfortable en-suite, air-conditioned accommodation, a choice of Restaurants & Bars and excellent Conference facilities, conveniently located midway between Durban and Johannesburg, make this Hotel the ideal destination. The Royal Hotel has 71 rooms, each with flat-screen Tv's, 24 hour drinks service, tea and coffee hospitality trays, & toiletries. Buffets are served in the evenings during the week & Sunday Lunch. We offer a selection of Conference Venues with state-of-the-art- technology, & air-conditioned comfort. Professional service and expertise in all aspects of the hospitality industry ensure that your event is a success. On your Wedding Day, surround yourselves with traditional elegance while we pay attention to detail so you can relax & concentrate on the most important day of your life. Our elegant venues are the ideal place for celebrating your special day.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Smoking rooms available
Accessible rooms
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Getting there
Pietermaritzburg Airport84 mi
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Everything was spot on but the food was on a different level, absolutely fantastic. You were spoilt for choice at Breakfast and I dined in for 2 evenings and again lovely.The staff were brilliant.

Excellent base for the Battlefields.
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Response from Richard L, Owner at Royal Hotel
Responded May 24, 2018
Thank you so much for your review! I will relay your comments on the food to the chef, and all of the staff. Thank you for choosing to stay at the Royal Hotel, and we look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future.
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Very nice conferencing facilities- The staff are warm and friendly, the food is delicious. The Hotel is conveniently located in the town centre of Ladysmith very close to the "military museum"- well not sure if its military but a must visit museum on the Anglo-Boer war. I love i
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Response from Richard L, Owner at Royal Hotel
Responded May 24, 2018
Thank you so much for your review. Thank you for choosing to stay at the Royal Hotel, and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
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Made to feel welcome from the minute we arrived. Room was clean, airconditioned and most comfortable. The food was good and plenty of it, the chef was available at every meal and most helpful. The Staff were absolutely amazing, from the manager to the cleaners they were polite
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Food is amazing at this hotel. Service is the best in Ladysmith. Had my mom and Dads wedding anniversary at this hotel. Everything was perfect. Awesome amazing friendly staff. Food is simply the best just wow
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A very friendly atmosphere, with delicious meals offered, ice cold beers and the best of Drinks, Very friendly and helpful waiters with the talented Chefs standing by making sure you have nothing to complain about. Hotel has lots of history, Anglo Boer War, and owners are present
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The birthday girl off to greet each table of family and friends.
Table setting for mom's 90th.
"I suggest you look at the rooms available and make your choice from that"
"quieter rooms away from the hotel drive way, I guess."
"The rooms in the actual hotel are great for romantic couples and the annex building have great family connected rooms"
"all good rooms"
"Ask for a back or side room"
$77 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalLadysmith
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