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Isandlwana Lodge

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Portion 20 of Reserve No: 18 No:15838 Nqutu, Isandlwana 3005 South Africa
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Isandlwana Lodge offers twelve luxury rooms all en-suite and tastefully decorated in a mixture of traditional and modern styles. The Lodge is carved into the iNyoni rock formation on top of which the Zulu commander stood during the battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879. Enjoy unparalleled views from the crisp early light of a sparkling Zulu dawn to the splendor of the African sunset.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
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Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Wifi
Outdoor pool
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Breakfast buffet
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Private balcony
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Zulu

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Portion 20 of Reserve No: 18 No:15838 Nqutu, Isandlwana 3005 South Africa
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King Shaka Intl Airport148 kmSee all flights
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MDLS56 wrote a review Jan 2019
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom34 contributions25 helpful votes
This is a great find! A spectacular lodge located high over the famous Isandlwana battle field just below the rocks where the Zulu generals of old directed operations. You will only come here if interested in the Anglo-Zulu battlefields. Our guide of both the battle at Isandlwana and defence of Rorke’s Drift was Dalton, a proud Zulu historian with impeccable recollection of detail and dates, bringing clarity to fact over fiction in a blink. A wonderful story teller with the ability to roll back the years and bring all to life. Quite extraordinary. Our hosts, Roz and Shane were great, involving much of themselves in the enjoyment of our stay. Comfortable rooms, good home cooked food, and warming log fires are all to be found here as well as (very) generous wine measures.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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DianevanVuuren wrote a review Dec 2018
Durban, South Africa173 contributions49 helpful votes
What a beautiful Lodge, you are welcomed and taken care of from the moment you arrive. The décor is fabulous, lovely bedrooms with views over Isandlwana Battlefields - views from all over the Lodge, plenty of places to sit, be it in the lobby area to the library or outside taking in the magnificent views. Even views from the pool deck. A great place to stay whilst having a private guide to take you to the Battlefields and give one a good grounding of what took place at the battle sites. Good beautifully prepared food. Ros and her team are excellent hosts, one really gets spoilt! A definite for South Africans to experience!
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Date of stay: December 2018
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AvidTraveler12 wrote a review Dec 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom1 534 contributions2 732 helpful votes
If you are interested in British history then the site of one of the worst British military disasters in a 5 star setting would be for you. The hotel itself is set on a ridge a few miles away from the battleground. The ridge is famous as the Zulu generals who commanded the Zulu warriors on the day of the battle stood here. The view is simply breathtaking and you can see for miles and miles around. The hotel itself is breathtaking also. Modern, contemporary but has a very cosy feeling. Staff are very attentive, warm and welcoming. All rooms come with balconies and stunning views.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Linda H wrote a review Dec 2018
Yeovil, United Kingdom2 252 contributions523 helpful votes
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Wish we had had more than two nights here. You could spend a day just sitting on the terrace watching the birds and enjoying the view. Food and wine was excellent. Our bedroom was comfy, spotless and had a great view. We felt at home the minute we arrived. Glasses of wine were huge! Ros and Shane were really great to chat to. Wifi was available in the lodge but not our bedroom. We felt very safe and secure
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Frogy007 wrote a review Dec 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa306 contributions74 helpful votes
Lodge is far away form everything so one should be interested in the Battlefield history otherwise there are better places to get away from the city buzz. Poorly signposted best to follow Isandlwana Battlefield signs. Location of the lodge is on a ridge offers nice views over the landscape. Our site guide for the battlefield tour was very knowledgeable and a great asset to our stay. Rooms are spacious, tasteful furnished. Food was very average and no alternatives nearby. Staff was very helpful and friendly.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$445 - US$553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
isandlwana hotel isandlwana
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalIsandlwana
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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