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Rorke's Drift Hotel

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“main building”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

The RORKE’s DRIFT HOTEL Established in 2011, this facility overlooks the Buffalo river and is very near to the site of the Rorke’s Drift battleground. Easy to find – it can’t be missed as its very evidently the largest building overlooking the Buffalo river just...More

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Response from snapsh0t, Owner at Rorke's Drift HotelResponded July 25, 2016

We thank Claude from Mo naco for his expansive reveiiw. We always take comments dseriously but would like to record taht this is ther first occasion that we have had a comment hinting that it is not value for money. As a hjospitality provider in...More

Reviewed June 17, 2016

Taking a road-trip up into Drakensburg Mountains, Rorke's Drift was our first port of call. Set in the rocks overlooking the Buffalo River, this is simpl stunning place to stay. Colonial styled rondavels with African charm, beautifully decorated rooms.with breath-taking views.The main reception/bar and eating...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here in order to see the battlefields of Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana. The owner Charles, is a consumate gentleman, ex-army, and is a most gracious host. He is very enthusiastic about the area's history and can answer nearly all questions you...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Definitely our lodging of choice! Despite higher graded and more expensive options available. All rooms and restaurant have a perfect view of the river. Relaxed, truly welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Really well prepared food! (Choose the grilled aubergine stack!) Of course you will be able...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2016

My family (4 adults & 2 Children) found a flyer for this hotel in Dundee and decided to give it a go. We arrived with no notice but we received a very warm welcome. The manager and his staff could not do enough for us....More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$211 - $561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$211 - $561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Malrantoo
March 7, 2017|
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Response from Snapsh0t | Property representative |
We regret that the Hotel does not have wifi but we are able to offer the use of a computer with internet connection for guests' use. We do enjoy a good Vodacom service which can access 3g for mobile comms.
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Joan W
December 25, 2016|
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Response from Nosipho M | Property representative |
You will find our standard menus on the Hotel Information listing on the Reservations page. We normally offer a table d'hote menu for supper with the option of a choice from the a la carte for the main course.
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smrgeog
October 3, 2015|
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Response from Nosipho M | Property representative |
Our published rates on the website are per person sharing, or single occupancy if required. The overnight rate is half board, which includes dinner. we confirm all rates at the time of booking.
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"All rooms seem similar -if it looks like rain choose a closer one."
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"Ask for a room with a river view"
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"Rooms to the left and right of "Reynolds "room have excellent views from the balconies of the..."
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"Pay extra for the river view."
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