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About The Nest Drakensberg

Set in the scenic majesty of the Ukhahlamba – Drakensberg World Heritage Site in the Champagne Valley of the Central Drakensberg, The Nest Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel is an ideal place to explore this unique part of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The area was declared a World Heritage Site in December 2000 in recognition of the astounding natural and cultural richness of this beautiful part of South Africa.

The Nest is well known for our tasty South African country cooking and relaxing accommodation set in our gardens. We have simple Garden Rondavels, Premier Garden Rooms and Mountain View Rooms. There are two 150 m2 Executive Suites that offer a large bedroom with king size bed, vanity area, bathroom with shower, his & hers basins and Jacuzzi bath.

Each Suite has a generous lounge with fireplace, flat screen TV, DSTV, air conditioning, mini bar and many other great features We offer a host of activities, such as daily guided hikes, bowls, tennis, croquet, horse-riding, large screen DSTV lounge and much more. Our beautiful colonial verandah is the best berg location to witness a spectacular African sunset over the mighty Drakensberg.

The surrounding area is home to the world famous Drakensberg Boys Choir, Ardmore Pottery Studio, excellent bird watching, arts and crafts, golf and the fascinating Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Sanctuary. The nearby Spionkop Nature Reserve offers an idyllic wildlife experience. Also popular are the many Anglo-Boer War Battle Sites in our region that show great insight into this famous period of our history.

Rates include all three meals of tasty South African country cooking, morning and afternoon tea and coffee on our veranda, VAT and applicable tourism levies.

Conference Venues: We have recently completed a truly amazing conference centre and have already hosted a number of successful and memorable events for a number of companies.

  • Response Rate: 95%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 318
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 16 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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Important Information

Tariffs are fully inclusive of all three meals, mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee and vat.
We feature in the AA’s “South Africa’s Best”.
We serve three carefully selected meals of tasty country cooking, with full hearty breakfasts, light lunches and six course dinners. We do not cater specifically for Halaal, Vegetarian, Kosher or any...
Tariffs are fully inclusive of all three meals, mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee and vat.
We feature in the AA’s “South Africa’s Best”.
We serve three carefully selected meals of tasty country cooking, with full hearty breakfasts, light lunches and six course dinners. We do not cater specifically for Halaal, Vegetarian, Kosher or any specialised diets, but we offer enough to choose from at every meal, nutritious and wholesome. Please note that we do not offer any self-catering facilities at The Nest Hotel.
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Availability and pricing

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  • Garden Rondavel - Rate 2 Garden Rondavel - Rate 2 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 18 These rooms can accommodate up to 2 people but primarily have double or twin bed configurations suitable for a single... see more
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      • Garden Rondavel - Rate 3 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 18 These rooms can accommodate up to six people but primarily have double or twin bed configurations suitable for a single... see more
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          • Garden Rondavel - Rate 4 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 18 These rooms can accommodate up to six people but primarily have double or twin bed configurations suitable for a single... see more
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              • Mountain View - Rate 2 Mountain View - Rate 2 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 10 These rooms are comprised of a double bedroom with a bedside table, en-suite bathroom and ample cupboard space.The priva... see more
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                  • Mountain View - Rate 3 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 10 These rooms are comprised of a double bedroom with a bedside table, en-suite bathroom and ample cupboard space.The priva... see more
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                      • Mountain View - Rate 4 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 10 These rooms are comprised of a double bedroom with a bedside table, en-suite bathroom and ample cupboard space.The priva... see more
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                          • Premier Garden Rondavel - Rate 2 Premier Garden Rondavel - Rate 2 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 9 All Premier garden rondavels range from double bedrooms to rooms that can accommodate up to six people in various config... see more
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                              • Premier Garden Rondavel - Rate 3 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 9 All Premier garden rondavels range from double bedrooms to rooms that can accommodate up to six people in various config... see more
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                                  • Premier Garden Rondavel - Rate 4 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 9 All Premier garden rondavels range from double bedrooms to rooms that can accommodate up to six people in various config... see more
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                                      • Family Garden Unit - Rate 2 Family Garden Unit - Rate 2 Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 4 These rooms can accommodate up to six people but primarily have double or twin bed configurations suitable for a single... see more
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                                          • Family Garden Unit - Rate 3 Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 4 These rooms can accommodate up to six people but primarily have double or twin bed configurations suitable for a single... see more
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                                              • Family Garden Unit - Rate 4 Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 4 These rooms can accommodate up to six people but primarily have double or twin bed configurations suitable for a single... see more
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                                                  • Executive Suite - Rate 2 Executive Suite - Rate 2 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 The suites have been built to cater for guests who are looking for a luxurious and elegant holiday living space at a... see more
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                                                      • Executive Suite - Rate 3 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 The suites have been built to cater for guests who are looking for a luxurious and elegant holiday living space at a... see more
                                                        • Rooms Adults
                                                          • Executive Suite - Rate 4 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 The suites have been built to cater for guests who are looking for a luxurious and elegant holiday living space at a... see more
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                                                              • Family Mountain View - Rate 2 Family Mountain View - Rate 2 Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 3 Wake up each morning to the glorious view of the stunning Drakensberg Mountains from these well appointed rooms.These... see more
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                                                                • Rooms Adults
                                                                  • Family Mountain View - Rate 3 Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 3 Wake up each morning to the glorious view of the stunning Drakensberg Mountains from these well appointed rooms.These... see more
                                                                    from R3050 Room rate
                                                                    • Rooms Adults
                                                                      • Family Mountain View - Rate 4 Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 3 Wake up each morning to the glorious view of the stunning Drakensberg Mountains from these well appointed rooms.These... see more
                                                                        from R3050 Room rate
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                                                                          Reviews for The Nest Drakensberg

                                                                          16 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                                                          Rayman Leung
                                                                          14 August 2019

                                                                          All food are nice, Keep on !

                                                                          Trudy Low
                                                                          05 May 2019

                                                                          Every meal was amazing with good service. If we decided to have our meals out on the patio, then we had breathtaking views of the mountains as well as the lovely manicured gardens. Good hiking from Monk's Cowl car park as well as short walks around the Nest.

                                                                          Christine Hollocks
                                                                          26 April 2019

                                                                          The Nest is a wonderful family hotel, excellent food , bathrooms (in family rooms) need an upgrade - not suitable for disabled persons.

                                                                          Lorraine Elrick
                                                                          09 February 2018

                                                                          Friendly, comfortable and wonderful food.

                                                                          Cobus Erasmus
                                                                          29 January 2018

                                                                          we enjoy our stay. so a beautiful place. the staff is friendly and helpful. The tv did not work not that we mind.

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                                                                          The Nest Drakensberg is 18.2km from the centre of Winterton , the nearest airport 194.3km (King Shaka International Airport).
                                                                          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling