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Location & Contact Details
Address: R600, Winterton, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Contact : Julita van Zuydam
Fax : +27-86-6078470
Cell : +27-82-8043774

Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation In Winterton

The Ultimate in peace and tranquility! Perfect for a romantic hide-away, a stop over, or a break-away from every day's responsibilities. Indulge yourself! In a luscious garden, with abundant birdlife, nestled between huge trees lies this cosy quaint establishment, Rose Cottage! Make your pleasure our pleasure!

Hot Air Ballooning SA offer this service now from Winterton, and we are in direct contact with them

We offer:
  • Braai facilities
  • Canoeing
  • Cosy Pub
  • DStv in rooms
  • Fishing
  • Pool
We are close to:
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Battlefields
  • Berg Resorts
  • Coffee shops
  • Drakensberg Boys Choir School
  • Golf Courses
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Northern Drakensberg (+/- 3/4hr)
  • River rafting
  • Southern Drakensberg (+/- 2hr)
  • Spioenkop Game Reserve
  • 4x4 trails
Description of rooms:

The Hut: a romantic African decor, thatched rondavel, double bed, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom en-suite with shower. Fireplace, braai facilities
The Bungalow: another romantic thatched rondavel, double bed, bathroom en-suite with old old antique bath. Kettle & fridge. No kitchen. Fireplace, braai facilities
African Dreams Cottage: Sleeps 2 to 4. King bed + bunk bed. Bathroom en-suite & fully equipped kitchen. Closed-in patio. Fireplace, braai facilities
Bushmen-cave Cottage: Sleeps 2 to 4. Queen bed + bunk bed. Bathroom en-suite & fully equipped kitchen & fireplace. Closed-in patio.
Suite - De Luxe: Sleeps 2. More luxurious. Honeymoon suite. King bed. En-suite bathroom with spa bath & double shower. Air-con
Ethnic Moments/ Zebra Suite: Queen bed, TV coffee/ tea making facilities, bathroom en suite with double basins

4 x luxury rooms

LOVE-Suite: King bed, open plan and spacious with corner bath. Private entrance with garden/orchard view. Bar fridge, flat screen TV, heater and fan
HOPE-Suite: King bed with spacious shower, open plan and spacious room. Private entrance with garden/orchard view. Bar fridge, flat screen TV, heater and fan.
JOY-Suite : King bed with spacious shower, open plan and spacious room. Private entrance with garden /orchard view. Bar fridge, flat screen TV, heater and fan.
PEACE Suite : King bed, open plan and spacious with corner bath. Private entrance with garden / orchard view. Bar fridge, flat screen TV and fan.
All the rooms have TV, fan, heater, portable braai, towels, linen & limited toiletries. Coffee & tea making facilities. Please bring own swimming towels!

Delicious farmstyle breakfast. Dinner on request, 3-course or light meal. All meals can be enjoyed in the lapa overlooking the pool and the majestic Drakensberg, or in the cosy dining room with calming music and a sizzling fire in winter!

Insured through BnB SURE
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Highly Recommended
  • AA Travel Guide Category Semi-Finalist 2009
  • AA Travel Guide Category Semi-Finalist 2010
  • National Accommodation Association
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • bar fridge
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • DSTV in room
  • DSTV in unit
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • generator
  • hair dryer
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchenette (some units)
  • kitchenette only
  • lake onsite
  • linen & towels provided
  • microwave (some units)
  • microwave in unit
  • outdoor pool
  • outdoor splash pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • private entrance - outside rooms
  • remote security
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • serviced
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • wi-fi / hotspot

How to find us

We are 2km from Winterton on the R600 in direction of Ladysmith & Spioenkop Game Reserve. 3½hrs from Johannesburg and 2½hrs from Durban.
  • Payment Methods
  • Cash on arrival Cash on arrival
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • Visa Visa
  • Bed Configuration
  • African dreams (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - bunk
    • Room 2 - king
  • Hope (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • JOY (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Love (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Peace (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • Special Categories
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Historically rich, dated from 1900 in war time. Burned down in 2007 and rebuilt into modern open plan reception area. Lovely setting with pecan nut trees as a romantic scenery. Lovely open gardens with small dam.

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 24
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 50

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodationdetails
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
    Number of bays : 28

    The following apply
    Ramps provided in close proximity to stairs
    Textured surfaces, such as roughened finishes, on all ramps, stairways and main circulation paths
    Route surface firm and even – surface should be hard with no gravel or cobble type finishes
    Clear unobstructed routes provided throughout the facility
    All areas well and evenly lit
    Door handles in the area located at a height of between 120cm – 80cm
    Signage displaying the international symbol of accessibility at the accessible pickup/drop-off point
    Fixed slip-resistant floor surface. Wooden floors, tiles or close pile carpet no higher than 13mm
    Re-positioning of furniture, and other obstructions in the room to meet guest requirements
    At registration any guest with a functional limitation [or any guest requesting such facility] is highlighted in the system, so that in the event of an emergency, special procedures can be taken to locate and evacuate these guests
    Floors should be level. If a difference in level is unavoidable this should not exceed a 1.3cm difference
    Floor surfaces at wheelchair areas should be level, stable, firm and slip-resistant. Carpet or carpet tile used on the floors must be securely attached, and be of a low pile type (1.3cm thick or less) with a firm pad
    Hand rails in the bathrooms
    Stable seating area in the bath / shower
    Minimum unobstructed space infront of doors
    A minimum of 90cm x 120cm
    Size of all door openings, when measured in the 90-degree open position
    Minimum of 76cm wide
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