The Nest Hotel Drakensberg Resort Hotel and Conference Centre
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  • Guests110
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The Nest Drakensberg Hotel is a highly recommended Winterton hotel providing accommodation in 41 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Drakensberg region.

About The Nest Drakensberg Hotel

The Nest Hotel is a simply delightful mountain resort hotel set amidst magnificent mountain scenery located in the Central Drakensberg. The Nest offers you the opportunity to experience a wonderful and relaxing holiday.


All rooms are neatly appointed, cozy and comfortable with an en-suite bathroom, under floor heating, tea / coffee station, bed linen, bathroom towels and complimentary toiletries. Only selected rooms have air conditioning as the rest have ceiling fans.

Mountain View:
Rooms with private verandas facing magnificent panoramic views of the Drakensberg – suitable for families and couples.

Garden Rondavels:
Your own cosy cottage set in our tranquil gardens - suitable for a couple or a single person.

Premier Garden Rondavels:
Same as the Garden Rondavels but have recently been refurbished.

Please note that only selected rooms have TV's.


We are one of the few resort hotels left which serves cuisine a 'la Table d’hôte. We serve three carefully selected meals, full hearty breakfasts, light lunches and six course dinners as well as morning and afternoon tea on our verandah. We have a rustic bar adjacent to our dining room.


The Nest’s 90 seater conference centre with the surrounding warmth of the high windows along with the breath-taking view, makes home to many successful conferences, gala and themed dinners, year-end functions and small weddings. The Nest also offers the ideal venue for school groups, family gatherings and reunions.


Three championship bowling greens, two tennis courts, croquet lawn, volley ball, table tennis, billiards / pool, darts, children’s playground, satellite TV lounge, mini library, variety of indoor games for adults and children and a secured swimming pool area.


Laundry / dry cleaning, room service, a porter, wake up calls, safety deposit box (reception) and babysitting services.

Wheelchair friendly accommodation

The Nest is wheelchair friendly. All of the buildings that make up the main hotel are accessible via wheelchair ramps.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Heater(s)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Rooms & Rates

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

Family Mountain View

Rooms with stunning views of the Drakensberg

Qty: 14
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Mountain View Double Rooms

Rooms with views of the Drakensberg mountains.

Qty: 7
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Garden Units

En-suite units with views of the beautiful garden

Qty: 25
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type


Premier Rondavel in a beautiful garden setting

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

A Delightful Country Hotel for the entire Family. A BIG Thank You to The Nest Team for a pleasant holiday. Will definitely return..!

April 2015

Avinesh (Pietermaritzburg)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 13h00 to 21h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged with reception, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since October 2014

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