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The true Drakensberg experience still exists, The Nest does it best…..


The Nest Hotel is a delightful family resort and one of the most popular places to stay in the Drakensberg. Our family run hotel is in the Champagne Valley of the Central Drakensberg area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. We offer great value and are one of the few hotels that offer breakfast and dinner plus morning and afternoon teas at excellent rates.

You have worked hard all your life, now is your time to relax and be pampered! Come and stay with us and experience delicious country style food, beautiful gardens, wonderful facilities, relaxing accommodation, and friendly staff. We have built up a loyal following of guests who return year after year to this special pace steeped in history and adventure.

Wheelchair friendly accommodation

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


So Much to Choose From

The Central Drakensberg is one of the favourite holiday destinations with so much to choose from. Relax and enjoy exquisite views over the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Mountains, amble down to the river, or take a scenic drive to one of the many attractions to choose from, most within a 15-minute drive of the Nest Hotel.

Relax and Revive

Set in acres of beautiful park-like gardens, our hotel offers a peaceful escape from the busy city life. The Revive Spa is located on our property with many delightful treatments to choose from. Our cosy hotel features a number of rooms in well appointed accommodation from Garden Rondavels to Mountain Facing Units. We also have a reading lounge with fireplace for those chilly winter days, the ideal spot to relax and enjoy a good book!

What We do Best

The Nest Hotel is renowned for its’ 3 championship bowling greens and visitors are always welcome! We host several bowling events throughout the year as well as coaching clinics, run by Theuns Fraser (formerly the Protea National Bowls Coach).




Pensioner discount

We run various specials throughout the year and have special senior citizen rates available for all room types.

*Please note that the Pensioners special cannot be used in conjunction with any other Specials on offer.*


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