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    Fugitive's Drift Lodge and Guest House

    Rorke's Drift 3016, South Africa
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    After a bit of complication in finding the right turning for the last few miles, we arrived at Fugitives Drift Lodge just in time for lunch! Our cases were whipped away and delivered to our gorgeous room - very spacious, beautifully furnished, fabulous, enormous bed,...More

    Thank annej18
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    On reflecting on my three nights at Fugitives Drift I am not sure a 'review' has any meaning. It was "my needs met" in every conceivable way. From the moment I was ushered into lunch, simply because I arrived in the middle of the day,...More

    Thank Michelle J
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We made a last minute booking to Fugitive Drift Lodge in order to experience the guided tours by the Rattray family to the legendary sites of Rorkes Drift and Iswadlahana. The Lodge itself is exceptionally comfortable and the rooms beautifully appointed. The welcome was highly...More

    Thank UkLloydy
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    While the road to Fugitives Drift Lodge is an interesting challenge, you arrive at a quite exceptional experience. Rooms, views, surroundings are a delight. The staff are exceptional, friendly, helpful and highly personal, they with the environment make the Lodge a very relaxing place to...More

    Thank Middledene
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I cannot begin to describe how fantastic a visit to Fugitive's Drift is. The lodge is great with high quality accommodation, food and service. The staff are so welcoming, friendly, helpful and very professional. We will always remember Grace who served us with great warmth...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$ 415 - US$ 472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Rorke's Drift
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    • Fugitive`s Drift Hotel Rorke`s Drift
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    17 August 2017|
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    Response from NJR285 | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry, yes we do use vehicles and we can do the tour from a site that requires very little walking
    18 October 2016|
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    Response from NJR285 | Property representative |
    I am sorry not to have replied sooner, fir directorship this message has only appeared now! The rooms are closer to the communal areas at the Guest House, so you will be absolutely fine there Kind regards Nicky
    30 August 2016|
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    Response from NJR285 | Property representative |
    Casual, light clothes plus can't nifty shoe shoes. Swimsuit and a jacket as the weather is pretty changeable at this time of the year, and it can be chilly in the mornings and evenings. Oh and don't forget a hat!
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    "We stayed in the Lodge and judging by the layout, there is not a room you would not be thrilled with."
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    "Room 8 was exceptionally well positioned for views.."
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    "Don't worry all the rooms are good"
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    "they are all beautiful"
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