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All reviews rorke's drift two nights battlefield tour stunning views private balcony zulu war high standard the cliff delicious food second to none warm welcome blood river lovely meal en route wonderful staff lunch and dinner amazing place
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Reviewed 30 December 2019

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.

Date of stay: January 2019
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Thank SteveTunbridgeWells
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Reviewed 22 December 2019

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.

Date of stay: November 2019
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Thank Lesley C
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Reviewed 9 November 2019

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 shame.
Thank you for an overall enjoyable stay.

Room tip: They are all the same overlooking the battlefield
Date of stay: November 2019
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Thank carole l
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Reviewed 30 October 2019

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 for our guided tours of the Isandlwana and the nearby Rorke’s Drift battlefields.
We really enjoyed every second of our stay here and this lodge is fully recommended.

Room tip: We had room 11 'Mbilini' which we found cosy and quiet.
Date of stay: September 2019
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Thank ZakZapper
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Reviewed 15 October 2019

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.

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Nigel M
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