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Platrand Lodge
Our 4 Star Platrand Lodge is in a malaria free area and 2 hours from Durban and 3 hours from Johannesburg. Established on the farm Fourie`s Kraal on the Southern boundaries of Ladysmith, Kwazulu-Natal.

Constructed in the style of the colonial era with long overhanging roofs and generous verandas, and set in an enchanting valley, Platrand Lodge has so much to offer: from luxury accommodation to conference and wedding facilities with impressive views and friendly service.

Activities at Platrand Lodge:
There are loads of activities to keep you occupied during your stay such as hunting (in season), mountain biking, a gym and swimming pool, tennis, fishing, hiking and much more.

Situated on the Ladysmith-Battlefields Route Kwazulu-Natal, one of the oldest, undisturbed battlefields in the world (Wagon Hill, Caesar’s Camp, Burgher Memorial, etc) is literally a stone throw away.

Game Hunting:
Our Lodge is situated in a malaria free area just 5 km south of Ladysmith on the N11. The farm is 3680 ha fully fenced consisting of 70% bushveld. Situated 14 km from the N3 just 2 hours from Durban and 3 hours from Johannesburg.

Accommodation at Platrand Lodge:
Standard Rooms
Our standard rooms are for the minimalist. If you do not need too much luxury, but enjoy your creature comforts, this is right up your street. These little rooms still offer spectacular views of Platrand Valley and is only a stones throw from Isbaya, our local bar, and our restaurant where you can enjoy a great meal with your favourite drink. With a double bed, complimentary tea and coffee, selected DSTV channels on a wall mounted television and either a bath or a shower, your comfort is guaranteed at an affordable price.

Deluxe Romms
Double or three-quarter beds, bath and shower, private veranda, fridge facility, selected DSTV channels, heating or cooling and tea and coffee. The spacious en-suite bathroom comes equipped with a shower and bidet. Freshening up in the Deluxe suite takes on a whole new dimension with all the luxurious facilities at your disposal.

The suite also comes with a flat screen television with selected DSTV channels, heating and cooling, fridge facilities and a queen size bed. Complimentary tea, coffee are standard with our presidential suite.

Presidential Suite
Our largest, most luxurious room is the Presidential Suite. It is a large and spacious room with a big veranda overlooking Platrand Valley and the Drakensberg mountains. Here you can relax by yourself, a friend or a partner while sipping away at something to drink, unwinding after a hot summer’s day. In Winter, you can cosy up inside with a glass of sherry against the winter cold.

Inside this spacious room, there is a comfortable lounge area where you can relax in good company, or just put your feet up and enjoy a good book. There is a table with chairs available for dining, or to finish some of the day’s work while waiting to have a scrumptious meal at our restaurant just around the corner, or kick back with a cold beer, glass of wine or just an ice cold juice in Isbaya, our local bar.

The spacious en-suite bathroom comes equipped with a shower and bidet. Freshening up in the Presidential suite takes on a whole new dimension with all the luxurious facilities at your disposal. The suite also comes with a flat screen television with selected DSTV channels, heating and cooling, fridge facilities and a queen size bed. Complimentary tea, coffee and sherry are standard with our presidential suite.

Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Pets only by Arrangement
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Other
  • Conference facilities
  • Other
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Other
  • Internet Access
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Swimming Pool
  • Playground
  • Tennis Court
  • Other


Platrand Lodge Activities:

There are loads of activities to keep you occupied during your stay such as hunting (in season), mountain biking, a gym and swimming pool, tennis, fishing, hiking and much more. Situated on the Ladysmith-Battlefields Route Kwazulu-Natal, one of the oldest, undisturbed battlefields in the world (Wagon Hill, Caesar's Camp, Burgher Memorial, etc) is literally a stone throw away.

Platrand Lodge Map:

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