The Old Hatchery Underberg - B&B or Self Catering - Drakensberg
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About The Old Hatchery

The Old Hatchery offers affordable accommodation on a trout farm, set in a tranquil country setting just 10km from Underberg in the Southern Drakensberg. Located near horse riding trails, mountain biking trails, hiking routes, golf courses, trout fishing waters and of course the infamous Sani Pass. Sleeping 30 people, this is the ideal location for a big gathering of friends or family, be sure to book well in advance.

Bed & Breakfast accommodation

Our B&B unit and has a large lounge upstairs with little reading corners and a patio out front where you can enjoy the peace and quiet of the Berg. Breakfasts are served in the restaurant

Oak Tree Lodge:
There are 6 double en-suite bedrooms. Each room has bath and separate shower, TV with DSTV channels, temperature control (air-con OR floor heating) and tea & Coffee in room.

Self Catering Accommodation

We have 5 self-catering houses accommodating 24 people in total:



Please bring the following with you when you take the self-catering option:
• Firewood & firelighters
• Tea, coffee, milk sugar and all other foods
• DSTV decoder if your chosen unit has a TV

These units are serviced before arrival and on departure. Should you wish the unit to be serviced during your stay, it will cost an extra per bedroom per day. We have gas heaters on site and you can arrange to hire gas bottles from us.

Otter’s Den:
Four en suite bedrooms. Three double rooms and one twin room + an extra sleeper couch. This cottage is a popular choice for families and small groups of couples wanting some time away in the Berg. The kitchen comes fully equipped with all cutlery & crockery etc. There is a TV in the Lounge but please bring your own DSTV decoder.

Fishing Cabins:
We have 3 of these delightful little cabins that are suitable for couples. Each of them has a fireplace, bathroom, kitchenette and braai facilities. From the parking area, you walk along the wooden decking and over our gorgeous little waterfall to get to the cabins. No TV’s in these units

Dragonfly Cottage:
This 3 bedroom unit has one double en-suite bedroom and 2 twin rooms with full self-catering facilities and braai area. There is an extra little room off the lounge with double bunk / sleeper couch for children. From the parking area, you walk along the wooden decking and over our gorgeous little waterfall to get to the cabins. There is a TV in this unit but please bring your own DSTV decoder.

Restaurant

All breakfasts for our B&B guests are catered for in the restaurant which overlooks the waterfall and trout dam, offering spectacular sunset views for those before dinner drinks. The restaurant is available to the public and for function hire, ie birthday celebrations, weddings, etc

Fishing

We are corporate members of our local fly fishing club and this allows our guests to fish still and river waters that would not normally be available to day visitors in the Underberg area.

location

We are situated one hour from Howick on the N3, one hour from Kokstad, making Underberg the ideal location from which to explore the majestic mountains of the Southern Drakensberg. We are on the route between Johannesburg and seaside resorts of the KwaZulu Natal South Coast and The Wild Coast making this the ideal location to stop over for the night. Our nearest airport is King Shaka International Airport (3 hours drive) and there is a daily shuttle service from Underberg available on request.

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Features you'll appreciate

only available in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Double Room

All double room in Oak Tree Lodge have an en-suite bathroom with shower & bath. The rooms have a TV & Temperature Control Unit and tea & coffee facilities. WiFi is in the RESTAURANT only.

Qty: 6
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-2 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Family Room

This family suite has a double bed, bathroom, small lounge with sleeper couch. It has direct access to the verandah downstairs and has internal access to Oak Tree Lodge.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Fishing Cabin

These little fishing cabins have a double bed, en-suite bath and kitchenette. There is a fireplace, small verandah and braai. All meals are available in our Restaurant. NO TV

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: ; over 12 years treated as adults

Kingfisher House

This 3 bedroom en-suite thatch house is suitable for 6 adults and 2 children on sleeper couch in lounge. Self catering.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Otters Den

Otters Den is a deluxe self catering Villa with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The villa is open plan kitchen and lounge area with flat screen TV, DSTV Bouquet and a fabulous fireplace for those cold winter nights.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

4 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Had a fabulous stay! 10 out of 10! THANKS! Will bring the family next time.

April 2018

Francis (Durban)

Verified reviewexcellent

This was the best stop on our honeymoon, hands down! Thank you for a stunning place, great food and especially your wonderful hospitality! We'll be back

September 2011

Marius & Elsabet (Just Married) (Swellendam)

Need to Know

Response timeThe Old Hatchery typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages welcome.

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since December 2006

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