the Drakensberg
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the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg
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The Nest Hotel provides exquisite views over the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site, an area rich in history and adventure. This hotel is a unique and much-loved destination for so many tourists and families from far-flung places.

Escape from the hustle and bustle

The Nest is set in acres of beautiful park-like gardens, our rooms offer a peaceful escape from busy city life. All rooms are neatly appointed and comfy, with bath/shower and toilet en-suite, radio, telephone, coffee/tea making facility. The Nest also has substantial conference facilities.

The Nest Hotel's Conference Centre (Source: James Seymour)

Hearty country cuisine

The Nest is one of the few Resort Hotels offering a sumptuous Table d’Hote included in your tariff. Wholesome six-course traditional dinners, full hearty breakfasts, light country-style lunches and morning and afternoon teas.

A Little About Us

A special place of comfort, wonder and beauty

Our History

The Nest Hotel is a delightful family run country hotel situated in the Champagne Valley in the Central Drakensberg area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Since opening our doors in 1933, we have built up a loyal following of guests who return year after year to this special place steeped in history and adventure. Come and stay with us and experience our delicious country style food, spectacular gardens, wonderful facilities, relaxing accommodation, friendly staff and exquisite views over the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site.

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