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    Rorke's Drift Hotel

    Isandhlwana Road, Rorke's Drift, South Africa
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    Room & Suite (38)
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    • Excellent74%
    • Very good21%
    • Average4%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the river” (43 reviews)
    “zulu guide” (18 reviews)
    “main building” (12 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
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    1 - 5 of 211 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We stopped here for an excellent buffet lunch after visiting the battlefield of Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift. The food and service were very good with a triangular table arrangement which was good for our group of 30. We were then entertained by the owner who...More

    Thank Jeanette S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a very comfortable stay with good rooms, nice reception area and excellent food. We organized a trip to the battlefields and were pleasantly surprised with the knowledge of the history and the battles themselves. Quite a challenge to reach on the roads but...More

    Thank BillybobToronto
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Loved our night here, and wished we had booked for longer. Charles, our host, made us feel really welcome. All staff were friendly and welcoming. We stayed in the newly built rooms with the most awesome view up the river. All meals were well prepared...More

    Thank Susan B
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Amazing location, especially for fans of the local battlefields history and the main building has some very interesting pictures & relics. Staff are all very friendly and accommodating but we found the food to be quite poor. This could just have been because the place...More

    Thank MRG46
    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    The hotel situated on the banks of the Buffalo River enables you to take in the historic actions of the British incursion into KwaZulu-Natal. It is only 25 minutes drive from Isandhlwana battlefield and minutes from the subsequent same day defence of Rorke's Drift. Excellent...More

    Thank daveH888841
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 184 - USD 490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Rorke's Drift
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    Room & Suite (38)
    Dining (15)
    Pool & Beach (9)
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    8 March 2017|
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    Response from Snapsh0t | Property 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.
    Joan W
    26 December 2016|
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    Response from Nosipho M | Property 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.
    4 October 2015|
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    Response from Nosipho M | Property 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.
    Room Tips
    "All rooms seem similar -if it looks like rain choose a closer one."
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    "Ask for a room with a river view"
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    "Rooms to the left and right of "Reynolds "room have excellent views from the balconies of the..."
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    "Pay extra for the river view."
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