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Family Mountain View Rooms – Bathroom upgrade

“A Gem in the Drakensberg. A wonderful location with idyllic views of the mountains, the Nest Hotel provides unbeatable value for money”. These are some of the words from our guest reviews received over the past couple of weeks. We have had challenging days, with rain...

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When rain can be a blessing, not a curse

Expected rainfall & sunshine in the Drakensberg Our rain gauge overflowed yesterday at 100ml after receiving 50ml the day before. The river came roaring down with the water levels rising so much it flooded the pumphouse causing substantial damage. Today we really...

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Drakensberg Boys Choir Concert dates for 2021

The popular Drakensberg Boys Choir have just opened ticket sales for 2021! Live concert dates are now out for the first two school terms of this year. Their first concert date is just over a week away, set for Wednesday 17 February at 15h30. We love sharing all the...

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Where Nature and Culture meet

There is nothing quite like wide open spaces, the road less travelled and a country so rich in cultural and natural beauty. Lockdown has taught me quite a bit but the one thing I have discovered that I enjoy most, is getting out into the fresh mountain air to just...

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Rainy day ideas to keep you entertained

When it comes to planning your holiday in the mountains, especially if it is done weeks or months in advance, the one thing you cannot predict is the weather. What happens if it rains during your stay? For some, the weather can make or break a vacation, but it should...

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The 10 most Romantic things to do in the Drakensberg

I whispered to my husband “let’s get away to the mountains for the weekend, just the two of us”. Of course, I was secretly hoping he would simply reply with a resounding ‘yes’! But not him, at least not this time. I could see thoughts racing through his mind, pausing...

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The Perfect Spot to say ‘I do’

The Nest Hotel is located halfway between Johannesburg and Durban, in the Champagne Valley of the Central Drakensberg. Not only do we offer a venue that is easily accessible and conveniently located, but one that is incredibly scenic. With Cathkin Peak as your...

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Festive greetings from the Nest Hotel

We recently celebrated a beautiful Christmas here in the Drakensberg Mountains and look forward to sharing an equally beautiful New Year with our valued guests. Fortunately, with travel still permitted, we are delighted to say that we remain open for business. Even if...

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There is always a reason to celebrate at The Nest Hotel!

Did you manage to see the ‘star of Bethlehem’ last night? I must admit that our hopes were high, but the clouds had other ideas in mind and decided to gate crash our plans! The summer solstice, also known at the longest day of the year coincided with the great...

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Happy Holidays from The Nest Hotel

Come and stay with us at The Nest Hotel and experience delicious country style food, wonderful facilities and relaxing accommodation. Wake up to exquisite views over the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Mountains, take an amble through our beautiful gardens and discover ‘Olde...

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