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Isandlwana Lodge is carved into the iNyoni Rock formation on tip of which the Zulu commander stood during the battle of Isandlwana.

Enjoy unparalleled views from the crisp early light of a sparkling Zulu dawn to the splendour of the African sunset.

Isandlwana Lodge offers twelve luxury rooms all en-suite and tastefully decorated in a mixture of traditional and modern styles.

Unwind in our rock pool after a day on the battlefields. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the library where you can bone up on your history.

Make new friends in the pleasant surroundings of our lounge and allow our specialist chef to provide you with some of the best food in KwaZulu Natal. Or just relax on your private balcony.


The adjoining Umfolozi and Hluhluwe game reserves, (the most long-established on the continent) host "The Big Five" (elephant, rhino, lion, leopard, and buffalo) but are perhaps best known for the part they played in preventing the total extinction of Africa's rhino population. Both the black and white species of rhino are found here.

Clothing and Accessories:

dress code at dinner is smart casual

Rooms and Units Available:

All rooms face the historic and scenically beautiful Isandlwana Valey with a view of the mountain.

Isandlwana Lodge has a boardroom and is the ideal location for executive conferences or team-building getaways, where groups can benefit from our unique concepts developed and built around the battles by our historian Rob Gerrard.

The deluxe room has picture windows. With a private balcony over looking Isandlwana Battlefield with a sweeping view of the entire plain.It has a king size bed with a sumptios bathroom with shower. The décor is a mixture of ethnic and traditional styles
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Standard Twin or Double
The standard rooms with a private balcony over looking Isandlwana Battlefield with a sweeping view of the entire plain.It has a king size or Twin beds with a sumptios bathroom with shower.
Amount of similar units: 10
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

Reservation cancelled 30 days or less prior to arrival forfeit full deposit
31-60 days prior to arrival forfeits 50% of deposit
61-90 days 25% of the deposit, over 90 days, 10% of deposit


Isandlwana is situated in the scenic Midlands of KwaZulu Natal just one and a half hours from Ladysmith and three and a half hours by road from the coastal resort of Durban, or four and a half hours from Johannesburg.

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  • Accommodation Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM