I stayed here at the end of February for a couple of nights and had a fantastic stay , two nights was not enough to soak up the atmosphere of the area . Charles is an excellent mine of information on the local history and an excellent host . His staff are very efficient and welcoming . Even though on my second night there an incredible storm knocked out
all the power they still came up trumps and fed us a hearty meal washed down with
some great Cape wines .
I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending the hotel to
Cheers to Charles and his staff
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At Rorke's Drift on the Buffalo River the new Rorke’s Drift Hotel stands the slopes of Shiyane Mountain (The Oscarberg), in the rolling hills of Zululand. The historic crossing that gives the area its name is within its grounds and the comfortable modern facilities are priced to meet the needs of the discerning traveller. The visitor will enjoy peaceful relaxation in the rural landscape, surrounded by iconic history and natural countryside. Phase One of the construction is now complete with 7 double and four single en-suite rooms. Phase Two will raise the capacity to 30 rooms so that coach touring parties can be accommodated, for the recommended two night stay. The hotel provides an affordable destination at this historic location. Visitors will be stunned by its position overlooking the Buffalo River and with its open views towards Isandlwana, and by its architectural design that is a modern amalgam of Zulu and Victorian cultures. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rorke's Drift Hotel South Africa/KwaZulu-Natal