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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Rorke's drift in May 2018, the setting is wonderful and the view of the river from the room would be difficult to beat. If the history of the place is then considered a real feeling of late 19th century atmosphere spills over into...More

Thank CHRIS B
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We spent two nights in a family room at the hotel, and were delighted with the comfort of the room, warmth of hospitality and the delicious food. The staff were extremely accommodating and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this very well situated hotel in...More

1  Thank AlanBS1969
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

As a tour guide with varying guest requirements I use Rorke’s Drift Hotel on a regular basis. We’ve always found the rooms very comfortable and well equipped and the hotel provides beautiful views of the Drift and Buffalo river. Good and tasty home cooked food...More

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I have now stayed at Rorkes Drift Hotel on six occasions and having a considerable interest in the history of the area and the Anglo/Zulu battlefields, I find myself drawn back to this wonderful location on an every increasing regularity. The hotel itself is both...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 12 March 2018

After a longish but scenic drive from Durban to Rorke's Drift, we arrived late afternoon to be greeted by Charles Aikenhead and his delightful reception staff. The main Zulu-style thatched roundhouse contains a huge dining and lounge area, a library, an excellent bar and, outside,...More

1  Thank Aimy M
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$202 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$202 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Malrantoo
7 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.
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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.
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smrgeog
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.
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"ask for a view of the river"
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"River views are stunning, family room faced Shiyane Hill which was also very scenic"
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"Ask for a room overlooking the gardens and swimming pool across to the river and hills."
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"All rooms are great value but if you are on a lower budget then ask for a Courier room."
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