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Overview
Isandhlwana Road, Rorke's Drift 3016 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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All reviewsthe riveran excellent hostmain buildingperfect locationwell stocked barstunning viewsan amazing hotelfamily roomthatched roofspent two nightsother guestsrooms are spaciouswonderful settingzulu battlefieldsfantastic staysurrounding countrysidelounge area
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night and found everything to be fine for time we were there. There's really not much else to do in the area so you really need to have an interest in this bit of British & Zulu history to justify the journey...More

Thank heroditus2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was to be my husband dream of visiting the battle fields and reliving Zulu. To my utter amazement I think I enjoyed the atmosphere, the history, listening to Paul the historian more than the he did.

Thank roydodo
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had a super three night stay at the hotel. Charles (the owner) was friendly, informative and interesting - a great host! The hotel comes complete with three wonderfully friendly dogs which we were allowed to take for a walk by the river! We met...More

Thank EllieintheUK
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We brought my family to Rorke's Drift Hotel on their first visit to Africa. As a battle historian, my father was particularly interested in Rorke's Drift. The hotel arranged a fantastic guide for us, who also literally wrote the book on the Rorke's Drift -...More

Thank Shawn D
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Our third stay at this fabulous hotel did not disappoint. Rooms are spacious, comfortable, have good tea tray and also have a fridge. Views are fantastic as is the food and service. Great place to either relax or as a base to explore the Zulu...More

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About
Description
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 ...More 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. Quiet relaxation is assured by our scenic pool, the library, the Kwa Jimu Bar and the dining and lounge areas overlooking the river. Our architectural design is a modern amalgam of Zulu and Victorian cultures with rooms located in two accommodation 'Forts' beside the main building. Our rates are half board and you can work off the chef's accomplishments with gentle walks or ambitious hikes in the open countryside. Rorke's Drift Battlefield is just 12 minute walk and Isandlwana 20 minutes away. We are the heart of the battlefields. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$65 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Rorke's Drift
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$65 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Rorke's Drift
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Traveller (151)
Room & Suite (43)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (10)
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Malrantoo
Does the Rorkes Drift Hotel have WFi ? We are visiting for three nights in April and it would be useful to know.
7 March 2017
  • Response from Snapsh0tProperty 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
Please could some one let me know what kind of meals are provided at this hotel as I'm a fussy eater thanks Joan
25 December 2016
  • Response from Nosipho MProperty 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
If you're travelling as a couple. Are the room rates per person and per night or just per night?
3 October 2015
  • Response from Nosipho MProperty 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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Room Tips
"All rooms seem the same view of the river and mountains in the distance."
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"The only hotel in Rorkes drift"
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"Ask for a river view"
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"All rooms are on ground floor. Rooms with view across to river are fantastic."
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