Established in 1886, this charming country hotel is set in the heart of the KZN Battlefields. Experience true country hospitality and excellent cuisine; stay in beautifully restored rooms off a garden courtyard, with wooden floors, pressed ceilings, en-suite bathrooms and DSTV. Packages for tours and guides available. Conference facilities for up to 60 delegates.
Packages for tours and guides available. Conference facilities for up to 60 delegates. Free private parking is available on site. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.
Situated roughly half-way between Durban and Johannesburg.
Visit The Talana Museum or see the San bushmen paintings and Iron Age smelting site. Hospital is 1 km from Royal Country Inn, while Endoumeni Pass is 8 km from the property and 100 m from Information Centre (Dundee).
In Room Facilities:
The Inn has a total of 32 bedrooms – 27 ensuite rooms and 5 backpacker rooms. The hotel bedrooms all have en-suite bathrooms with showers, satellite TV and are fully serviced daily by our housekeeping staff. Tea/coffee making facilities are also available in the rooms.Certain rooms have a seating area for your convenience. Some rooms feature views of the garden or city.
Our downstairs bedrooms (all with wooden floors and beautifully preserved pressed iron ceilings) open onto a peaceful garden courtyard. From the hotel reception and lounge with magnificent parquet flooring, a sweeping staircase leads guests up to more rooms, some of which have been dedicated to the recipients of the Victoria Cross at the battle of Rorke’s Drift, and some of which have lovely little balconies overlooking Victoria Street and the municipal grounds.
The economy and backpacker rooms are sold at a cheaper rate. Economy rooms are ensuite, while the 5 backpacker rooms are serviced by two very clean, communal bathrooms. Both the economy and backpacker bedrooms are comfortable, affordable accommodation for those travelling on a tighter budget.
Attractions in and about the town of Dundee include:
a fine 18 hole golf course
tennis / squash courts
the Moth Shell hole
an excellent Museum at Talana
and Zulu cultural experiences are also on offer in the area.