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Amersham
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Wonderful short stay, hosts amazing, guided tour so very interesting. Staff professional and the catering was fabulous. Accommodation exceptionally clean, views outstanding. Such a wonderful experience, would loved to have stayed longer as a great place to relax and unwind. Highly recommended!

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

Cannot thank you enough for this great review. Our staff work really hard to ensure that our guests get the very best experience that we can offer. Hopefully we will see you again sometime in the future. More 

Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Rorkes drift lodge was an excellent base for a trip to the local battlefields led with great enthusiasm and insight by Paul. It was a memorable, if very hot, day giving a real insight into the tragic events of the two battles. Food was brought to our chalet and proved both generous and tasty. The bedroom was reached up an... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review for us. You are right, our staircase is a spiral staircase that needs some care to go up and down as do all staircases. In our room descriptions we ensure that our guests are advised of this staircase and they have the option to change rooms if it... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Interesting location with very interesting drive to get there. Accommodation good - choice of self-catering or ordering meals on-site. We ordered and enjoyed. Good base for battlefield tours and the guide available at the lodge when I stayed there was excellent.

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

Thank you for this great review and thank you for taking the time to write it. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your short stay with us and hope that we will get to see you again sometime in the future. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Excellent service provided throughout by all the staff. There is a high level of comfort combined with a proximity to nature. Notice does need to be taken of the advice about driving the road to the property but if this is heeded it's well worth it.

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

Thank you for your great review and passing on the advice about the road..in the right car it is not a concern. More 

Corsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We (2 adults, 2 kids - 14, 12) stayed for 2 nights at this amazing place. The information sent through by Christine was really clear and helpful, resulting in a fantastic couple days. The accommodation is so comfortable, the views are wonderful, all the staff are lovely - and the food is to die for!! We went for a lovely... More 

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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 give us a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourself and look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I would like to commend the staff for the very high quality of food that comes out of their kitchen! The service is excellent! The view from our cottage is nothing but spectacular and there is nowhere else in the world were you will get a better view of a thunderstorm !

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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 do a review for us. The view from our Lodge is indeed most spectacular and needs to be seen to be believed. We hope we will see you again sometime soon. More 

Media, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Along with my wife and our two oldest sons I wanted to visit Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift battlefields en route from Durban to Johannesburg. We decided to stay at Rorke's Drift Lodge for one night in mid December. What a great decision! We were provided all the information we could want in advance and we arranged to have two rooms,... More 

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We very much appreciate the time you spent writing it. It is such a pleasure to have guests who have enjoyed themselves and remember our little bit of heaven as being somewhere to get away from it all and soak up some of SA's history. We hope that we can welcome you... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We stayed here whilst enjoying a guided tour by the owner Paul. Christine, their daughter and son in law Shane along with Paul run the Lodge whilst Paul is a registered guide for Rorkes Drift tours. The property is situated five kilometres along a bumpy unmade dirt track totally unsuitable for cars with low profiles but our VW Polo hire... More 

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

Thanks so much for the great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our little bit of heaven. Thank you also for highlighting what car you travelled in with. We always try to ensure that our road is in a drivable condition - over the years we have become accomplished road builders! More 

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

If you're looking for peace & quiet, in a home away from home, then this is the place. Family run, friendly but not intrusive, with stunning views to enjoy from your terrace or on a walk in the grounds

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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 this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed our little bit of heaven. More 

Okehampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

On the recommendation of Frances' son we booked 3 nights - this was a truly awesome stay. A wild Africa experience with all the best in accommodation, food, wildlife, history and wonderful staff delivered to your lodge.

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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 this review. And thank you for Frances' son for recommending your 3 night stay. We also think our guests should stay longer to enjoy just a little bit of what we have to offer. Peace and quiet and the best of the African bush. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rorke's Drift Lodge is perched above the Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana Battlefields where the mighty Zulu nation 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. We also offer horseriding on the property and can arrange for hunting and bass fishing expeditions in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rorke's Drift Lodge

Address: off the P195, Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Rorke's Drift
Price Range: $69 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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