The Nest - Drakensberg Resort Hotel
- A delightful country hotel set amidst the scenic Drakensberg Mountains. Charming thatched rondavels and rooms are set in 25 acres of trim, tranquil, park like gardens.
The Nest offers a wide range of activities with swimming pool, tennis courts, mountain bikes, croquet lawn, horse riding, river walks and guided hikes into the mountains and championship bowling greens with professional coaching offered.
We have an amazing inclusive tariff of all three excellent meals as well as morning and afternoon tea or coffee served on our verandah overlooking the Drakensberg range.
The Drakensberg is beautiful all year round. Winter is very special with clear sunny days and chilly nights warmed by log fires, the chance to see snow on the mountains or watch graceful gliders rising in the warm mountain thermals.
Accommodation at The Nest - Drakensberg Resort Hotel:
Set in acres of beautiful and well kept park-like gardens, our rooms offer a peaceful escape from the hustle of city life, which by choice have no televisions in the rooms.
All rooms are neatly appointed, cozy and comfortable with bath/shower and toilet en suite, radio, telephone, coffee/tea making facility.
Room with private verandas facing magnificent panoramic views of the Drakensberg. There is also under carpet heating.
Your own cozy cottage set in our magnificent gardens - With them being thatched to give you the African feel.
Premier Garden Rondavels:
Same as above but have recently been refurbished. And have lovely finishes, but no mountain view.
Facilities & Services:
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Dining room
- Bar on the Premises
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Parking (off-street - covered)
- Other Language
- Games Room
- Mini Golf
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Communal Television
- Horse Riding
- Swimming Pool
- Communal Satellite TV
- Tennis Court
The Nest - Drakensberg Resort Hotel Activities:
The Nest Hotel offers a wide range of activities and entertainment. Bowls for beginners is encouraged and informal games welcomed. Guests seldom leave without having enjoyed some bowls.
There are two all weather tennis courts and a croquet lawn.
Horse riding is a speciality at The Nest for beginners and advanced riders.
There are many beautiful walks along our river with pools and waterfalls as well as guided hikes into the mountains.
There is a picturesque golf course, an airstrip for fly-in visitors, volleyball, table-tennis, billiards, pool, darts, satellite TV lounge, videos, library, a variety of indoor games and romantic candlelit dinner dances.
We arrange scenic drives, visit Bushmen paintings, historic Anglo Boer war sites, or take you to listen to the famous Drakensberg Boys Choir, Aluka Rug factory, Kwa-Zulu Shoe factory and Meadow Sweet Herb farm.
The Nest - Drakensberg Resort Hotel Map:
Health & Climate:
The Drakensberg experiences hot summer days and refreshingly cool evenings.
However its winters can be quite cold, sometimes with heavy snowfalls on the Mountains.
The Nest - Drakensberg Resort Hotel Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 3
Not all rooms have there own TV. They need to inform the guest of this. Therefore they should have different rates for Rooms without TV. The Resort would be much better if all rooms have TV.
Rating: Reviewed by Timothy Swart over a year ago
Very good place, but no TV in room. The price for the stay was too high.
Rating: Reviewed by Malte Simon over a year ago
Very nice place & friendly people.
Rating: Reviewed by Thierry Odin over a year ago
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