Battlefields Country Lodge Hotel in Dundee, KwaZulu Natal

Battlefields Country Lodge

3 Star Hotel at 5km outside Dundee on the R33 Dundee to Vryheid, Battlefields, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About Battlefields Country Lodge

Battlefields Country Lodge is situated in Dundee and lies in the heartbeat of the battlefields in northern KwaZulu Natal. Explore Boer, Brit and Zulu battle sites at Isandlwana, Rorke's Drift, Blood River, Ncome and Talana museums.

Battlefields Country Lodge is nestled in green valleys overlooking rolling hills, dams and the famous Talana hill which is the site of the first battle between the Boers and the British soldiers.


Battlefields Country Lodge boasts with 70 accommodation units ranging from unique, silo-styled units to luxury, self-catering suites set in beautiful lush gardens with swimming pool and overlooking dams, mountains, horses, some game and stunning bird life. All rooms are serviced daily by our friendly, Zulu housekeeping staff.

The lodge was established in 1998 by the Roos family, who still run the lodge, The old original cottage, which was used as a farm workshop, was renovated into 6 en-suite rooms and named Rosie’s Cottage after Rosie Rogers who lived in it for many years!

Thereafter, two old grain silos next to the old milking shed were built up and made into 4 en-suite rooms with a stairway joining the top two rooms. Unfortunately, the walls of the milking shed were crumbling and the idea of turning it into a manger chapel & school-tour dormitory was dashed, so the iron roof was removed and used to build a gazebo which has been used as a chapel for wedding ceremonies!

The silo’s became sought after and another 2 silo’s were built and made bigger than the original. There are now 10 silo’s! These have been a wonderful experience for our tourists & a landmark for our lodge. The silos are extremely popular with our international guests.

All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, mostly with showers, some with baths, all are fully equipped with tea / coffee facilities, satellite television, heaters / fans.

20x Deluxe Rooms
These rooms are air-conditioned, with kitchenette, couch & chairs & 2-seater table. Most rooms have twin beds, double bed available on request.

17x Standard Rooms
These are the Silo’s under thatch & have fridges in room.

11x Budget Rooms
These are smaller rooms with all necessary amenities & suitably priced for travellers on a tight budget & backpackers.

There are also two Honeymoon suites.

Breakfast and Dining

Share and enjoy a quiet, relaxed sun-downer in our fully licensed “Lapa Ukhamba” watering hole, a round bar built under thatch with canvas sides which are rolled up in summer and closed in winter. This has been extended into a 70-seater dining room ‘Warriors’ Arms’. A cosy fire in winter creates a wonderful, warm experience.

An excellent 3-course Country-style buffet is served in the Warrior’s Arms. Dinners can be changed on request to experience a South African Braai, Potjie, etc.

Conference Venues

The lodge has two conference and function venues, with standard equipment. Break-away rooms available. Royal Warrior seats up to 300 guests fully air-conditioned room. Esibayeni is under thatch and accommodates up to 100 guests. Mtombo is a smaller room and can seat up to 12 guests.

Wedding Venue

Battlefields Country Lodge is a really beautiful wedding venue with a chapel, floating gazebo surrounded by an amphitheatre, a reception venue seating up to 400 guests and ample accommodation for guests, with 50 rooms.


Battlefields Country Lodge has its own landing-strip, and our Annual Fly In takes place long-week end in mid-June. Contact Battlefields Country Lodge for more info.

Battlefield Tours

Guided tours can be booked with highly recommended, top tour guides to all Boer, British and Zulu battle sites in our northern KwaZulu Natal area.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access


  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Chapel
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Dance floor
  • Decorating
  • Exhibition space
  • Gazebo
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Marquee
  • Parking
  • Podium
  • Stage
  • Standard conf. equipment
  • Wheelchair friendly

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -28.131462
Longitude: 30.289834

Closest airport(s)
Dundee Airport - 10km
Durban International - 310km
OR Tambo International - 370km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
April 2009 - 7 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

good day I would like to compliment the staff of Battlefields. I was there for my cousin's wedding on 30 August. The treatment we received was...

Nomusa Nxele, Pietermaritzburg Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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  • Visa

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