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Rawdons Hotel & Estate

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Rawdons Hotel is situated in the heart of the beautiful KwaZulu Natal midlands meander. A family run hotel for the past 40 years - set on a stunning 240ha estate is a great place to unwind. We have a superb Micro Brewery on the property brewing some great ales and lagers. The pub is more English than most English hotels. The rooms have recently been upgraded and well appointed and an boardwalk alongside the main dam leads to various birding, cycling and walking trails. We look forward to welcoming you to our piece of heaven. And if having so many repeat guests over the years isn't testimony to our offerings, then come and see for yourself.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to this hotel since I can remember, and now living overseas it was great to come back to this great establishment. Essentially a local heritage landmark, the hotel is currently in a process of updating and renovating - the rooms are of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Peter D, Owner at Rawdons Hotel & EstateResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic response, it's always so nice to have return visitors who see and appreciate all the extra work we are putting into our establishment. We do hope to see you again really soon

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great supper at the Boars Head Pub which consisted of a Creamy Chicken Pie and a realy succulent Rump Pie (the rump cooked in a local craft beer.. ) wahed down with their own special Rawdon craft gin. We will definately be back...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Peter D, Owner at Rawdons Hotel & EstateResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you for the great review, we're thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 28 September 2018

A group of us visited the Hotel Restaurant for lunch. Lovely setting, good service and everyone enjoyed the meal except for one who was a vegetarian - only items on the menu for a vegetarian were a salad and a pasta. So ordered the pasta....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sandy W
Response from Peter D, Owner at Rawdons Hotel & EstateResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you for the review, we will look at adding further vegetarian options to the "4" we currently have on the menu, as mentioned in a previous post, additional vegetarian dishes are placed on our specials board and the kitchen can also prepare any further...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely ambience, pub old fashioned and full of character. Super friendly staff. Waited however for 60 min for our food. I had an exotic mushroom pasta without any exotic mushrooms. Very bland and it takes alot for me to put salt on my food... hubby...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Peter D, Owner at Rawdons Hotel & EstateResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you for the review. Please accept our apologies for the delay in the delivery of your meals, the kitchen was under serious pressure over the long weekend. We have 3 vegetarian options on our standard menu, and any additional vegetarian meals are placed on...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We dropped in here for a late lunch. The ambiance was great with a good log fire going to warm us up. The staff were attentive and efficient. I had the pie and chips which was top class . All our meals were tasty, but...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Peter F
Response from Peter D, Owner at Rawdons Hotel & EstateResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for the great review, i will look into the scone quality and ensure that this will be corrected ASAP

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Room Tips
"Lake view rooms are fabulous"
15 Aug. 2018
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"Room 5 was great."
16 Jul. 2018
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"Room 12 has been updated. It has a great view over the dam."
14 Jul. 2018
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"No two rooms are alike; each has its own charm. East-facing rooms have beautiful views."
13 Apr. 2018
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USD 118 - USD 192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalNottingham Road
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