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Royal Hotel, Ladysmith ★★★



Latitude: 28°33'37.04"S;
Longitude: 29°46'49.87"E;

The Royal Hotel is a stately, 3 Star graded Hotel, located in the centre of the town of Ladysmith, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Enjoy comfortable en-suite accommodation, a choice of Restaurants & Bars and excellent Conference, Convention, Meeting & Function Facilities

Nearby Attractions

Ladysmith's Natural or Wildlife Attractions or Experiences
Ladysmith is set in the rolling foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains, a scenic drive away. Ladysmith is ideally situated to provide easy access to the Northern and Central Drakensberg areas.
Malendeni Bird Sanctuary
Some 236 species of bird have been recorded at the maturation ponds and surrounding flooded areas of the Ladysmith waste works.
Qedusizi Dam
The dam lives up to its Zulu name which means end of suffering, for Ladysmith have experienced perennial flooding for more than 150 years. Situated 4km outside the town's CBD.
Spioenkop Nature Reserve
Wildlife sightings guaranteed! This 6 000 ha reserve only 25 km from Ladysmith is home to various species of wildlife including Rhino, giraffes, zebras, various antelope and abundant bird life. It is set adjacent to Anglo- Boer War battle site of Spioenkop and offers angling, yachting, water- skiing, power boating.
Weenen Game Reserve
Weenen Game Reserve covers an area of typical inland KwaZulu-Natal acacia grassland with occasional thickets. There are extensive game viewing facilities, guided walks and environmental education in the Weenen Game Reserve. More than 230 species of birds have been recorded (there are two hides overlooking a dam) and the Weenen Game Park is an excellent example of how a severely degraded habitat can be successfully rehabilitated. There are three picnic sites. Mammals in the reserve include rhino, giraffe, hyaena, jackal, bushbuck, reedbuck, steenbok and porcupine
Hiking & Walking Trails
Spioenkop Historical Trail
Historical Walkabout

A history lover's paradise.
Ladysmith is surrounded by more than 10 major battle sites, including Spioenkop, Wagon Hill/Platrand, Elandslaagte, Nicholson's Nek, Tugela Heights, Gun Hill & Lombard's Kop and various other sites where skirmishes took place . Registered local tour guides are available to accompany you and make history come alive. Ladysmith is the ideal place to start any trip to the numerous battle sites in the vicinity. An excellent brochure/map produced by the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Route Association is available from most information offices in the area.
Tel. 082 802 1643



140 Murchison Street
P.O. Box 12
Kwa Zulu Natal