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The Chantecler Hotel

27 Clement Stott Road, Botha's Hill 3660 South Africa
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Bordering the majestic Valley of a Thousand Hills, Bothas Hill, The Chantecler Hotel (“singing rooster”), with a history dating back to the 1940’s, nestles in the heart of the lush Madwala Conservancy. Its country style thatched roof and stone walled buildings perfectly complement the hotel’s stunning gardens and large Koi pond. The Hotel is conveniently situated in Bothas Hill, 4km from the nearest business district and 65km from King Shaka International Airport, Chantecler offers all the amenities of city life without losing the tranquility and seclusion of the countryside, The Chantecler Hotel is the perfect luxury “Heaven on Earth” Country retreat. The Chantecler Hotel, Bothas Hill, has 19 rooms including a honeymoon suite, comprising twin, double as well as family rooms. Perfect for holidays, leisure, business, conferences as well as wedding guests. There is also a children’s play area and swimming pool (to be used under supervision only).
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Pietermaritzburg Airport35 km
Louis Botha Airport40 km
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I visited this hotel for a fundraiser breakfast. Understandably that the focus was on charity but there should not be any reason for breakfast to be below standard.
According to their website "Culinary delight is a prime focus for the Chefs of The Chantecler Hotel, ensuring you
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Stayed overnight for a night and whilst this is a charming hotel with lovely grounds, the amenities could be updated a little bit and it was a bit dead for a Friday evening.

Breakfast was lovely but some aspects just feel dated
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A really awesome place to relax and enjoy the local surroundings, there’s lots to do in the area or just relax in the local pub with some great pub grub. Great setting with a relaxing environment, enjoy the experience.
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We dropped in here for lunch one Friday and the food was fantastic, for example, the chicken livers were full of flavour and not just hot. The smoked chicken salad was delicious and you could taste the smoked flavour of the chicken.

The hotel would appear to be under new manage
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We were on a team getaway and this place made for a great location. The setting of the Chantecler is just beautiful. The natural rock buildings and thatched roofs are outstanding with beautiful majestic old trees, rolling lawns, buck, horses, peacocks, ducks and a whole lot more.
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Please confirm the number of delegates you can house at your conference facility, and also the price per person including lunch and tea. Do you provide projectors, screens and flip charts? Regards, Michelle Barker from Lets Collaborate.
Hi there please can you send me prices for your weddings at Chantecler Hotel - it will be for 85 people. Please send me different food options as well as the venue hire. Many thanks Karen Buxton
US$60 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalBotha's Hill
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