is self-catering accommodation on a small equestrian estate on the outskirts of Newcastle. It is a safe and tranquil smallholding with a farm atmosphere, plenty of bird life, dogs and horses. The perfect place to unwind, chill and of course, braai. We welcome overnight travelers, professionals on business in Newcastle and those who would like to stay a while (month-to-month).
We have 4 units, namely:
- Uiltjie (Owl)
- Lonely Oak Cottage
Newcastle Mall and Black Rock Casino is 1,5 km from the lodge, with most of the popular restaurants, shopping and other entertainment. Newcastle is the ideal midway stop-over between Johannesburg/Pretoria and Durban. There are 3 golf courses in Newcastle. Many historical sites such as Majuba, Rorkes Drift, Battle of Blood River Memorial, Talana Museum etc are in a radius of 100 km. The magical Drakensberg is a mere 150 kms away. Bird watchers enjoy travelling to Wakkerstoom for this purpose (100 km). Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve is 90 km from Newcastle, on way to Durban.
Unfortunately no Internet/Wi-Fi connection or credit card facilities. An EFT payment will confirm your booking.
We look forward to welcoming you.
Accommodation at WoodStay Lodge: Uiltjie (Owl)
- a cosy and romantic 1 bedroom en-suite, sleeps 2 guests and have a full kitchen, living area and a stoep with braai facilities. DSTV and an air-conditioner adds to your comfort. The bathroom has a shower above a bath. Undercover parking. All units overlooks a beautiful garden.
- is a 2 bedroom (4 sleeper) spacious unit. Ideal for families or best friends. The main bedroom has a queen bed and 2 single beds in the 2nd bedroom. 1 bathroom (shower and bath). A spacious lounge, fully equipped kitchen and large veranda (stoep) caters for outside dining/braaiing. The perfect place to take a break, take a KitKat – you will find one on your bed, it’s a promise. DSTV and air conditioner in bedroom. Undercover parking.
Lonely Oak Cottage
is a free standing self-catering cottage under a massive old Oak tree – 1 bedroom (air conditioner) with double bed, en-suite (shower only). It accommodates 3 guests, as there is a single bed in the lounge/living area. A small kitchen and stoep overlooks a huge garden with braai facilities. Undercover parking.
– is a spacious open-plan unit. 2x ¾ beds en suite bathroom with shower. A fully equipped kitchen with 2 plate stove/oven, fridge, microwave etc. DSTV and a lovely veranda with huge garden and braai facilities add to your comfort and relaxing stay. It is ideal for couples or best friends. Undercover parking.