Penwarn Country Lodge

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Penwarn Country Lodge in the Southern Drakensberg is a beautiful country retreat which offers both self-catering cottages and hotel rooms from R160 pp
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Penwarn Country Lodge in the Southern Drakensberg is a beautiful country retreat which offers both self-catering cottages and hotel rooms from R160 pp

OVERVIEW

Penwarn Country Lodge in the Southern Drakensberg is a gorgeous country retreat situated just outside the town of Underberg. Penwarn offers a variety of superb self-catering cottages and bed & breakfast rooms.

 

ACCOMMODATION OVERVIEW

Type: Self-Catering, Bed & Breakfast, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Features:  Fireplaces, DSTV, Braai Facilities

Rates: From ZAR160.00 pp sharing (self-catering dorm)

 

Penwarn Country Lodge lies in a beautiful valley traversed by two rivers and forms part of our Waterford Farm operations to which guests also have access. There is much to be seen and enjoyed, be it on Penwarn or on Waterford.

The Penwarn/Waterford Estate is a 3000 hectare spread bordering the Ukhahlamba World Heritage Site.

Accommodation at Penwarn comprises a selection of self-catering accommodation and hotel rooms on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

Indabushe Lodge has uninterrupted views of the Drakensberg Mountains and comprises 7 ‘hotel-type’ rooms which offer both standard and luxury suites. Meals are served in the cosy dining room with a roaring fire and true colonial style food.

The main lodge also comprises Mthini Lodge which is the section which overlooks the lake.  This lodge can be booked as separate rooms or the entire lodge may be booked for groups of 8 people on a self-catering basis.

Wildflower and Nguni Cottages are family cottages suitable for up to 6 guests.  These cottages comprise a main bedroom downstairs with a double bed and a loft upstairs with an additional double bed and two single beds.  There is an open plan kitchen/lounge with selected DSTV channels, a bathroom with shower only and a braai facility.

Kingfisher Cottage is suitable for 4 people and comprises a main bedroom downstairs with a double bed and a loft upstairs with 2 single beds.  The unit is fully equipped for self-catering and features a bathroom with shower, open plan kitchen (gas stove top only), lounge and a braai facility

Riverside Cottage is tucked away under the century-old oak trees and is suitable for 10 people. The cottage has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, Riverside is the perfect place to gather your family together under one roof.

Kudu is a stand-alone cottage sleeping up to 6 people. It has mountain views and braai facilities overlooking wetlands and dams. Kudu is fully equipped with a Jacuzzi bath in one of the 2 bathrooms and a spacious lounge with selected DSTV channels.

The Barn offers dormitory style accommodation with enough double bunks to sleep 20 people. There are two bathrooms with showers only. The kitchen area is downstairs and is fully equipped.

Waterford Farm is home to the largest single dairy farm in KZN.  It also comprises an unusual and large horse business that breeds and trains a variety of horse breeds.

A variety of game including zebra, wildebeest and other antelope roam free across the hillsides and plains, while the blue heights of the Drakensberg rise up to the west.

 

RATES AT PENWARN COUNTRY LODGE, DRAKENSBERG

Rates are as advised by Penwarn Country Lodge

Rates are a guide and will only be confirmed when making your reservation

Rates are subject to change without notice

 

Indabusche Lodge (Main Lodge)

Low Season (Mid-Week Sunday to Thursday)

From ZAR690.00 pp sharing standard double room including breakfast

From ZAR840.00 pp sharing standard double room including breakfast and dinner

From ZAR850.00 pp sharing luxury double room including breakfast

From ZAR1 030.00 pp sharing luxury double room including breakfast and dinner

 

High Season

From ZAR890.00 pp sharing a standard double room including breakfast

From ZAR1 030.00 pp sharing a standard double room including breakfast and dinner

From ZAR1 140.00 pp sharing a luxury double room including breakfast

From ZAR1 280.00 pp sharing a luxury double room including breakfast and dinner

 

Mthini Lodge (Overlooking Lake)

Mid-Week (Sunday to Thursday)

From ZAR850.00 pp sharing luxury double room including breakfast

From ZAR1 030.00 pp sharing luxury double room including breakfast and dinner

From ZAR3 360.00 for entire lodge (self-catering) for 8 people

In Season

From ZAR1 140.00 pp sharing luxury double room including breakfast

From ZAR1 280.00 pp sharing luxury double room including dinner and breakfast

From ZAR3 800.00 for entire lodge (self-catering) for 8 people

 

Self-Catering Cottages

Mid-Week (Sunday to Thursday)

From ZAR370.00 pp – Kudu Lodge (6 sleeper thatch cottage)

From ZAR370.00 pp – Riverside Cottage (10 sleeper old Farmhouse)

From ZAR370.00 pp – Wildflower (6 sleeper A-Frame Thatch Cottage)

From ZAR370.00 pp - Nguni (6 sleeper A-Frame Thatch Cottage)

From ZAR270.00 pp – Kingfisher (4 sleeper A-Frame Thatch Cottage)

From ZAR160.00 pp – The Barn (20 sleeper – Dormitory Style) – Minimum 12 people

 

In Season

From ZAR420.00 pp – Kudu Lodge (6 sleeper)

From ZAR420.00 pp – Riverside Cottage (10 sleeper)

From ZAR420.00 pp - Wildflower

From ZAR420.00 pp – Nguni (6 sleeper)

From ZAR320.00 pp – Kingfisher

From ZAR190.00 pp – The Barn (20 sleeper – Dormitory Style) – Minimum 12 people

 

Note

Children under 12 years pay half price

No charge for children under 3 years

 

SERVICES AND FACILITIES

DSTV

Braai Facilities

Wedding Venue (160 guests)

Housekeeping

Natural Rock Pool

Fireplaces (some units)

 

AREA ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS

Guided tours around the Horses

Horse Trails

Guided Tours around the Dairy

Birding Tours

Bushman Paintings

Sani Pass

Hiking

Trout Fishing

Mountain Biking

Tours in the District (Cheese Factory, Himeville Museum, Art Galleries, Sani Pass)

Arts & Crafts

Restaurants/Pubs

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Regret no pets permitted

Closest shops are in Underberg

Check in from 14h00 – 17h00 (unless by prior arrangement)

Check out before 10h00 (unless by prior arrangement)

Please let us know beforehand of any special dietary requirements to facilitate catering

 

LOCATION

Penwarn Country Lodge, Bushman’s Nek Road, Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa

 

GPS Co-Ordinates for Penwarn Country Lodge

Latitude S29°51'31.02"

Longitude E29°20'47.20"

 

 

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bird Watching, Fishing, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Restaurant, Running Trails, Shopping / Markets, Spa, Arts & Crafts
Facilities: DSTV, Fire Place, Television, Wedding Facilities, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Chalet, Guest House, Holiday Resort, Luxury, Self-Catering

Location

Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Penwarn Country Lodge, Bushman’s Nek Road, Underberg, South Africa