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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)
Pool
Free breakfast
Hiking
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
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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SteveTunbridgeWells wrote a review Dec 2019
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom37 contributions18 helpful votes
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If anyone is visiting the battlefield sites of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift, this has to be the ultimate location for their stay. Set in the cliff overlooking the Isandlwana site, the lodge offers lovely rooms. Almost every one offers a view of the battlefield and surrounding area. The food was superb and the hosts, along with the wonderful staff, couldn't do enough to make the stay a great experience.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Lesley C wrote a review Dec 2019
Minehead, United Kingdom76 contributions14 helpful votes
Stayed for two nights in November. Such an unusual and interesting hotel with amazing views of the battlefields. Cosy and comfortable with delicious food. A friendly staff and good service. We lived it.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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carole l wrote a review Nov 2019
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Just spent 3 days at this lovely oasis overlooking the battlefield. Set high above, it affords wonderful views & we were very impressed with the hotel & the rooms with private balcony were delightful. Shane, Ros & all their staff looked after us so well & nothing was too much trouble. The lodge is spotlessly clean & superb views from everywhere in the hotel on on the wraparound terrace. We were a little disappointed with the food as felt that there was very limited choices at dinner & poor selection of fruit at breakfast. The packed lunch they supplied was excellent. To swimming pool was not as clean as I would have liked & it did deter me from going for a swim as it was cloudy & murky. Shane assured me it was fine which I am sure it was just not at all inviting which is a
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Date of stay: November 2019
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ZakZapper wrote a review Oct 2019
Nuneaton, United Kingdom268 contributions175 helpful votes
We recently spent two nights at this charming lodge (19-20 September) as part of our African tour. After a long and tiring journey we received a very warm welcome from hosts Ros and Shane.
Our cosy room (number 11 ‘Mbilini’) looked over the site of the Anglo-Zulu battle at Isandlwana, and included twin beds, hot beverage making facilities/ nice biscuity snacks and large balcony.
In terms of meals, we ate breakfast, lunch and dinner here (plus morning/ afternoon snacks) and the choice and quality of the food and drink were all absolutely excellent - as was the service.
Our balcony and the lodge’s terrace/ grounds were wonderful places to see many types of birds. 
The lodge sits at the foot of a cliff from where the Zulu attack at Isandlwana was directed and so was an ideal place
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Nigel M wrote a review Oct 2019
Peterborough, United Kingdom118 contributions83 helpful votes
Stopped here for lunch whilst visiting the battlefields on a group tour. Coach couldn't get up the drive - too steep, but the walk was fine and worth it. Excellent lunch, as others have said, great welcome and nothing seems too much trouble for the staff. Wonderful views, probably the best you can get to appreciate the whole battlefields site. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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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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