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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

really good stay at this guest house, great breakfast and the staff were lovely. had a great view from our room overlooking Ladysmith. we benefited fro the free shuttle to the local restaurant as we were too late to book a meal at the guesthouse.

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Linda S, Manager at Buller's Rest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you would join us for dinner if you're ever passing through Ladysmith again. Warm regards, Graham.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Buller's for san overnight stay en -route to our holiday destination. Cindy, the host, was so efficient and helpful. The rooms were beautifully decorated and so clean! We will certainly revisit the lodge again.

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Linda S, General Manager at Buller's Rest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We are glad to hear that you will be visiting us again, we look forward to welcoming you back to Bullers Rest Lodge. Warm regards, Graham.

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

EXCELLENT. The room that we had was a bit cramped but comfortable. Would recommend booking the larger rooms. Service was very good as were the meals and staff very polite perfect starting point for the BATTLEFIELDS. .

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Linda S, Manager at Buller's Rest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Palla, Thank you for staying with us and leaving us such a lovely review. Our Backpackers room is not the most spacious and is advertised and priced accordingly. Next time - if we are not fully booked, try and book a standard room near the pool or the luxury room, which is lovely and spacious. Kind regards, Graham.

Hot Springs, Arkansas
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I've just spent a lovely week at Buller's Rest Lodge in Ladysmith, South Africa. The room was immaculately clean, spacious and restful with a magnificent view overlooking Ladysmith out upon the mountains. The rooms were well kept daily with optional laundry service at a very affordable cost. There is a coffee and tea bar set up in each room. Rooms...

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Many thanks for taking the time to write an informative and helpful review. Much appreciated, and we hope you will be back! Best regards

Cornwall
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The rooms here are lovely. Spacious, lovely linen and good in room amenities. The pool was a bit small - plunge pool really. Views across Ladysmith are extensive. Breakfast was average and hence the lower score. Service was good

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Linda S, Manager at Buller's Rest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Warm regards, Graham.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Good Value for Money, when we come back we'll stay with Buller's Rest Lodge. The room we've got under the roof was big, well equiped and clean. The "bullers" bar in the main area is a like a small historical museum of the war between the dutch and the britain end of 19th century. Very interesting while having a drink!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stopped one night in Ladysmith, one our way to the Drakensbergen. This place was a real superprise: great room, great garden, great view and even a small boer war museum. The owner was really helpful, also getting us some food when everything was closed on Jan 1st. We loved our stay here.

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White River, South Africa
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We only stayed one night at Buller's Rest Lodge but we were very much at home. We were phoned before we arrived and asked whether we wanted supper on arrival. We had a lovely meal. The room we we in was lovely, spacious, tea/coffee etc was on hand and there was nothing more we could have needed. We would definitely...

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Linda S, General Manager at Buller's Rest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review, and for your recommendation. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope to welcome you back to Bullers Rest Lodge in the future. Warm regards, Graham.

Kimberley Region, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2016

On my arrival I was told that I was "upgraded". The only upgrade was from room 10, which I booked to a room upstairs. After communicating my displeasure I was offered free dinner which was, coming paytime, not honored. Not a nice experience and you are expected to, at the age of 64, climb those stairs to your room.

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I am not at all surprised that you are annoyed - my huge apologies. Kindly email me (owner) at the Buller's Rest email address with your details so that I can resolve this issue.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The place was beautiful and clean, the staff was welcoming and friendly.I would recommend this place to anybody who would like to go on holiday. The breakfast is to die for......and the pool mmhhmm beautiful!!

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Thank your for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bullers Rest Lodge in the future. Warm regards, Graham.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This upmarket, country-style lodge is situated in a pretty suburb of Ladysmith, in the heart of the Anglo- Boer War Battlefields. We offer superior accommodation in a beautiful setting which boasts a superb outlook over the town, towards the central Drakensberg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buller's Rest Lodge

Address: P.O.Box 1426 | 59/61 Cove Cresent, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Price Range: RM254 - RM357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“We chose the upstairs room because although upstairs it was recommended as the quietest. And it was.”
 of 5 bubbles angiep389, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not accept rooms within the main building that are upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles wendyn784, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room facing the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles 482guestg, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are ground level and seem to be the same.”
 of 5 bubbles robb624, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“near the pool”
 of 5 bubbles jodel140, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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