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  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse, Self-Catering, Bed and Breakfast, Holiday Resort, Guest Farm, Game Lodge, Other Accommodation and Essential Service
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 92
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM Check-out: 10:00 AM
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Discover your perfect African-bushveld experience in it’s natural habitat at our 4-Star Platrand Lodge that is in a malaria free area and situated 2 hours from Durban and 3 hours from Johannesburg.  This gorgeous Colonial Lodge is established on the farm Fourie`s Kraal on the Southern boundaries of Ladysmith, Kwazulu-Natal.  Take a walk back in time, to the Battlefield Memorials, or just see some wild game where the diversity of wildlife, ecosystems and scenic area is appreciated.

Constructed in the style of the colonial era with long overhanging roofs and generous verandas, that is set in an enchanting valley, Platrand Lodge has so much to offer: from luxury accommodation that offers 54 Rooms, from Standard, Delux, Family and Self-catering units.  Discover the perfect place for conferencing, weddings, functions and leisure 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, fishing, hiking and much more. 
Situated on the Ladysmith-Battlefields Route Kwazulu-Natal, one of the oldest, undisturbed battlefields in the world (Wagon Hill, Caesars Camp, Burgher Memorial, etc) is literally a stone throw away.
Enjoy a meal in the intimate Restaurant that is open 7 dats a week, or a few drinks at the “Isbaya” bar with friends and family. 
Arrange for a warm Boma Braai under the African stars.

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. A diversity of wildlife is available for the hunting season. 
A hunters Lodge that is a self-contained house with four bedrooms and a boma are perfect for the full hunters adventure. 

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. 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 Rooms
Double or three-quarter beds, bath and shower, private veranda, fridge facility, selected DSTV channels, heating or cooling and tea and coffee. The spacious on-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 summers 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 days 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.

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, 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.

Cancellation Policy:

-  If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the booking total.
-  If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 21 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 30 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the deposit.

Facilities & Services available:
Babies
Children under 12 years
Elderly
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Restaurant
Gym
Sauna
Curio Shop
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Xhosa / Zulu
Hiking / Walking Trails
Playground
Swimming Pool

Platrand Lodge is a Guesthouse, Self-Catering, Bed and Breakfast, Holiday Resort, Guest Farm, Game Lodge, Other Accommodation and Essential Service in Ladysmith KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
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Rooms and Units Available at Platrand Lodge

Bush Cottage

4 bedroom self catering house, 2 bathrooms, fully fitted kitchen Private boma nestled in the african bush.

Sleeps 8 Adults

Deluxe Rooms

Over looking the Platrand Valley we boast a standard room, simple yet elegant boasting a Double bed, tea and coffee facilities, heating/cooling facilities selected DSTV channels, Linen and towels all supplied.

Amount of similar units: 20
Sleeps 2 Adults

Family Room

A queen size bed and 2 x ¾ beds, tea and coffee facilities, heating and cooling facilities a private balcony overlooking our game farm.  The bathroom boasts a double vanity and both a bath and a shower.  A flat screen television with selected DStv chanels.

Sleeps 4 Adults

Honeymoon / Presidential Suite

The spacious en-suite bathroom comes equipped with a shower and bidet.  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.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Standard Rooms
Our standard room is for the minimalist. 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.
Amount of similar units: 23
Sleeps 2 Adults

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