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    Rorke's Drift Hotel

    Isandhlwana Road, Rorke's Drift, South Africa
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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
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
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    Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

    The location of this hotel is remote but well worth the journey. We were greeted at reception by a friendly young girl who offered us a welcome drink which was much needed. She then gave us a brief orientation of the hotel which was a...More

    Thank Janet J
    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    I stayed here for 1 night with my husband and my parents. 1 night wasn't enough and I would recommend staying for 2. This part of our holiday was really one for my husband and my dad, both of whom are interested in military history....More

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    Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

    We spent two nights here in February for the battlefield tours and weren't disappointed. The hotel is situated right on the banks of Rorkes Drift which made it easy to imagine the crossing point and all those men and provisions moving across it. Our tour...More

    Thank Jilly1230
    Response from Snapsh0t, Owner at Rorke's Drift HotelResponded 28 February 2017

    We are really sorry that your stay coincided with some staff shortages which were quite unplanned due to sickness and the hospitalisation of a baby. During our busy season this can make for some problems and recruiting and training takes time - and is being...More

    Reviewed 11 February 2017

    This place is not the easiest to get to - it's a long way from anywhere and the gravel roads have quite a few potholes! - but the journey is well worth it. The main hotel and accommodation are constructed in a Zulu rondavel style...More

    1  Thank uMvemve
    Response from Snapsh0t, Owner at Rorke's Drift HotelResponded 28 February 2017

    Thank you so much for your comments and the points about the evening meal has received serious concern and discussion. High summer here burns up the local produce of vegetables and we experienced severe shortages in our supply requirements, which is now passed. One of...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    Having driven some 17 hours to reach this hotel, we were extremely disappointed with the standard of this accommodation. Considering they really are charging premium prices, the cleanliness and quality were not good enough.... bathroom grubby, stained bedding and everything in general need of updating....More

    Thank langebaan28
    Response from Snapsh0t, Owner at Rorke's Drift HotelResponded 28 February 2017

    We are so sorry that you were disappointed in our hotel. Perhaps your 17 hours was a bit too far into rural Africa. Most of our guests seem to like our slogan of 'finding your African space' and it is very rural with supplies remote,...More

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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
    • US$184 - US$491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    Room & Suite (38)
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    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.
    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.
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    "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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