Three Trees at Spioenkop Hotel in Bergville
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests20
  • Rooms/Units8

About Three Tree Hill Lodge

Three Tree Hill Lodge is a family-owned-and-run small luxury lodge situated at the foot of the Drakensberg mountain range, and in the heart of the Natal Battlefields. The colonial design of the lounge/dining area with its large verandahs creates an ideal environment in which to wind down and enjoy nature. Meals are often served outside where one can soak up the views while enjoying the exquisite local farm-style fare.

At Three Tree Hill Lodge the main lounge and dining area are linked by a central fireplace. The lounge is adorned with historical memorabilia and collection of Africana for guests to enjoy. Other features at the lodge include a sheltered swimming pool, croquet lawn, sunrise viewing deck, sundowner viewing point, childrens outside play area with jungle gym, trampoline, obstacle course, sand pit and fantasy house.

Accommodation

Double Cottages (Sleep 2 guests each)
Overlooking the valley, each room has its own deck. All are en suite (bath and shower, African Botanical body care products) and 100% cotton percale bedlinen. Other amenities - tea and coffee facilities, overhead fan, solar torch, hairdryer, USB port.

Twin Cottages (Sleep 2 guests each)
Overlooking the valley, each room has its own deck. All are en suite (bath and shower, African Botanical body care products) and 100% cotton percale bedlinen. Other amenities - tea and coffee facilities, overhead fan, solar torch, hairdryer, USB port.

Family Cottage (sleeps 6 guests)
Master bedroom has fireplace and folding glass doors that lead out onto the verandah. Children's bedroom has set of bunk beds with additional 2 single beds, so can accommodate 4 children under 12 years. Bathroom fully functional for wheelchair access.

Churchills Cottage (Sleeps 4 guests)
Exclusive use of Churchills self-contained cottage, has breath-taking views of Spioenkop, private pool and entertainment area, open-plan lounge and kitchen and 2 en-suite bedrooms.Ideal for couples travelling together or families with teenagers. No kids under 8.

Dining

Communal dining is the norm, unless otherwise requested. A buffet style breakfast and lunch is served either outside on the viewing deck or on the verandah. Dinners are a set menu with 3 homely farm-style courses followed by port or cognac in front of the fireplace or out under the stars around the boma fire. Platinum Diners Club Wine List - Best of South African wines and craft spirits to choose from at reasonable prices.

Activities

Walks and Horse Riding
Guests can take themselves off on walks (no dangerous game) or be accompanied by a guide if they would like something more informative. Guided horse rides to suit both novice and experienced riders are also available, the type and duration arranged on request.

Mountain Biking
Three Trees offers a range of different mountain biking trails on the property, either with your own bikes or use of the bikes at the lodge. In close proximity are some more technical trails in the Drakensberg , which can be done with a guide on request.

Hiking in the Drakensberg
The lodge offers great access to the Drakensberg for both guided and self-drive trips. Royal Natal National Park, Cathedral Peak and the Champagne Valley providing well-organised and exhilarating hikes and breathtaking views. Details available upon request.

Spioenkop Game Reserve
Guests can visit and self-drive drive to in the Spioenkop Game Reserve - about 40 minutes from the lodge

Battlefield Tours

Our flagship tours are the Battles of Spioenkop and Colenso together with Churchill’s Capture at Chieveley.

Spioenkop
Breakfast around 07h45 and the tour departs at 08h30 to this breathtaking hilltop battlefield where this most compelling story, in which Winston Churchill, Louis Botha and Mahatma Ghandi who all played a part, is told. The tour returns in time for lunch, approximately four hours later.

Colenso and Churchill's Capture
After lunch (at approx. 14h30), the tour departs for the site of Winston Churchill’s Capture, this incident and his subsequent escape propelled him onto the political stage in Britain. The tour then proceeds to the Battle of Colenso, where Gen. Sir Redvers Buller VC suffered his first defeat in his attempt to relieve Ladysmith. Seven Victoria Crosses were won in a courageous attempt to save the guns.

Features you'll appreciate

only available in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Secretarial services
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

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

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

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

Double Cottage

Overlooking the valley, each room has its own deck. All are en suite (bath & shower, African Botanical body care products) and 100% cotton percale bedlinen.; Other amenities - tea and coffee facilities, overhead fan, solar torch, hairdryer, USB port

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Twin Cottage

Overlooking the valley, each room has its own deck. All are en suite (bath & shower, African Botanical body care products) and 100% cotton percale bedlinen.; Other amenities - tea and coffee facilities, overhead fan, solar torch, hairdryer, USB port

Qty: 5
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Family Cottage

Master bedroom has fireplace & folding glass doors that lead out onto the verandah. Children's bedroom has set of bunk beds with additional 2 single beds, so can accommodate 4 children under 12 years. Bathroom fully functional for wheelchair access.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Churchills Cottage

Exclusive use of Churchills self-contained cottage, has breath-taking views of Spioenkop, private pool & entertainment area, open-plan lounge/kitchen & 2 en-suite bedrooms.Ideal for couples travelling together or families with teenagers. No kids under 8.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Only 24 hours, but what a 24 hours! Thank you everyone for making our stay so welcoming and special. A great historical tour & hospitality from Omri and a lovely warm family. Great food. Marvelous views. What else could anyone need? Thanks.

August 2017

Perry (UK)

Verified reviewexcellent

A captivating end to our first visit to Africa. This is a special place made welcoming by special people. Awe inspiring views of the Drakensberg, of the history of Spioenkop and of the wild game. All without turning your head more than 90 degrees! Thank you so much. Best Wishes. Hope to see you again.

July 2009

The Greens (uk)

Need to Know

Response timeThree Tree Hill Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.
A cot or extra single bed can be provided on request.

Closest airport(s)Ladysmith Airfield - 50km
Durban International - 260km
OR Tambo International - 360km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 13h00
Check-out by 10h30

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since September 2009

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