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Crown Hotel
Hotel | Venues

Situated in Ladysmith, 24 km from Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project, Crown Hotel features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and room service, along … Read More

Hunter’s Lodge

036 637 2359
083 627 8480

Offering an outdoor pool and a garden, Hunter’s Lodge offers features air-conditioned rooms with a private entrance. This property is set in a historical building in the centre of Ladysmith. Rooms here include views of the shared garden, a patio … Read More

Durnford’s Lodge

Durnford’s Lodge is close to the C.B.D, yet away from the drone of everyday shopping and traffic. Paddy Ann, your host, is dedicated to customer service and wishes to make your stay, be it short or long, as pleasant and … Read More

Mount View
Lodge | Venues

Mt View Lodge and Conference Centre was established in 2010. We are a guest house consisting of 30 rooms including two rooms that cater for disabled persons, one small conference room that can seat twenty delegates, a large conference center … Read More

Budleigh House
Bed & Breakfast

036 635 7700

Budleigh House is set in a large park like garden with shaded seating for relaxation after a long day. Luxury accommodation is offered with full scrumptious English breakfasts. Braai facilities available. We are within walking distance of shops and restaurants. … Read More


036 631 0003 / 036 637 4301

Today Wimpy is a South African favourite and a leader in the quick table service, casual dining sector and has won numerous FASA and media awards along the way. Clearly nothing beats a Wimpy Moment! There are two Wimpy’s in … Read More

Township Experience
Places of Interest

There are two townships located in the Ladysmith area, Steadville and Ezakheni Township. Ezakheni is situated about 25 kilometres from the CBD in what was the KwaZulu homeland territory. Experience authentic Zulu and African cultures first-hand Hlabangani Braai Spot @ … Read More

Sifumasa Guest House
Guest House

Sifumasa Guest House offers a quality homely comfortable stay that can sleep 28 guests in 14 rooms and still suits the various needs of an individual or your own organisation. Our rooms are equipped with Queen bed, linen, towels DSTV … Read More

Ladysmith Siege Museum
Places of Interest

036 637 2992

Acclaimed as one of the best Anglo Boer War museums in South Africa, its displays on the famous Siege and Relief of Ladysmith have thrilled countless Boer War enthusiasts. Built in 1884 as a market house, it served as a … Read More

Ndaba Lodge

Welcome to one of the most beautiful accommodation places in and around Ladysmith. Ndaba Guest Lodge opened for business offering four rooms in November 2010 and the original house was operated as an estate agent’s offices. The hosts, Mbali Sibiya … Read More

Spion Kop Lodge
Game Lodge

036 488 1404
082 5730224

Experience an unmatched getaway at Spion Kop Lodge, which is set against the backdrop of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, on the Kwazulu-Natal battlefields route. Relax by the pool Situated on an expansive 700 hectare game farm, Spion Kop Lodge is … Read More

The Square Shopping Centre

084 786 2000

Opened in July 2018, The Square Shopping Centre can be found on the corner of Harrismith and Buller Roads, in Ladysmith.

Trenchgula Game Lodge
Game Lodge | Lodge

036 637 2700
036 637 6179

Trenchgula has 8 rooms under thatch, each with a double bed and a single bed in the loft. The Lodge is wheel chair friendly. Each room is en-suite, has a separate entrance with a private veranda, TV (M-Net, SABC, movie … Read More

Elephant Rock Lodge

With Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project reachable in 12 km, Elephant Rock Lodge offers accommodation, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and a garden. The lodge features both WiFi and private parking free of charge. There is a private … Read More

Santa Catalina Spur Steak Ranch

036 631 1260

US-style diner chain with a family-friendly vibe, dishing up steaks, burgers, ribs and wings.

Thorold’s Treasure
Bed & Breakfast
073 685 4934

Enjoy the fusion of old world charm and tradition in this setting dating back to 1896. This historic gem is centrally situated. It shares the idyllic views stretching from Umbulwane to Ceasers Camp, strategic points of battle during the Historic … Read More


The area in which Bokmakierie Country Lodge is situated makes it a prime destination for any one who is interested in enjoying some of the finest cultural experiences available in South Africa. Because of Ladysmith’s rich heritage it has become … Read More

Eyethu Arts and Craft

Ntombifuthi Mtshali 082 5198 512 / 078 5789 155

Specialising in beaded craft, traditional attire, fashionable women’s accessories, men’s attire, corporate gifts, tableware, school attire and other traditional accessories.

CS Travel and Tours
Travel Services
Cyril Simelane 060 913 8175

Transportation of tourists to and from different destinations around South Africa. Transportation of school excursion groups to learning trips around SA. Airport transfers and transportation for church groups to other provinces for religious reasons.

4 Travel
Travel Services

Situated in the heart of Ladysmith KwaZulu-Natal, 4 Travel has been operating for almost 8 years. Professional fun and friendly travel agents who make your dream holidays come true.

Buller’s Rest Lodge

This charming, upmarket, country-style, thatched lodge is situated in the leafy suburb of Ladysmith, in the heart of the Anglo-Zulu and Anglo-Boer War Battlefields. We offer spacious, comfortable accommodation as well as delicious home-cooked meals by arrangement on Mondays to … Read More

Egerton Manor Guest House
Guest House

Egerton Manor Guest House offers comfortable accommodation in six rooms with en-suite bathrooms which ensure a restful night’s sleep. All of the rooms contain air-conditioners, tea and coffee-making facilities and DStv. Dinner can be provided, if arranged in advance and … Read More


036 631 4032 / 036 637 5611

KFC, also known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, that specialises in fried chicken. It is the world’s second-largest restaurant chain after McDonald’s, with 22,621 locations globally in 136 countries as … Read More

Ms Liz Spiret
Tours & Guides
072 262 9669

Elizabeth (Liz) Spiret was born and educated in the UK. She served as museum assistant in the Siege Museum for 8 years, is a trustee of the Siege Museum and a committee member of Ladysmith Historical Society. Her particular interest … Read More

Mr Snaye Mkhulise
Tours & Guides

Tour Guide Services of Mr Snaye Mkhulise, Culture Guide in KwaZulu-Natal area.

Donga La Boutique Hotel
Hotel | Venues

Donga La Boutique Hotel is a highly recommended Ladysmith boutique hotel providing accommodation in 9 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Battlefields region. Located in the heart of Ladysmith, Donga La Boutique Hotel offers bed & breakfast accommodation in nine … Read More

Royal Hotel
Hotel | Venues

Nestled in the heart of the “Battlefields Route” the countryside is steeped in history, a history of conflict, bravery and survival, where battles between Zulu, Brit, Boer and Voortrekker shaped the history of South Africa. The perfect place to mix … Read More

Zinzanathi Guesthouse
Guest House

036 635 1052
063 075 3198 / 083 788 6074

Zinzanathi Guesthouse is perfectly located in the peaceful area of Egerton, next to La Verna Private Hospital & Ladysmith High School, and is fabulous place to come to relax and un-wind. Accommodation is offered in extremely comfortable deluxe, single & … Read More

Convent Hill Lodge

We are an owner run business and we stay on the property. We have been in the hospitality industry since 2010, and also have other businesses. Our aim is to give our guests a comfortable enjoyable experience. We offer ten … Read More

Memra Guest House
Guest House

Memra Guest House offers comfortable accommodation and prides themselves on excellent service. Situated in a quiet area of Ladysmith, this is the perfect place to be for business or pleasure. You are within close proximity to a number of amenities … Read More

The Oval Shopping Centre

We believe that family is everything. That’s why we go above and beyond to ensure that there is something for everyone. We provide a safe and clean environment with ample parking where families can enjoy a range of national retailers, … Read More

Guinea Fowl Restaurant

Here at Guinea Fowl Restaurant we strive to ensure that every meal is a taste sensation and that your every desire is catered for at your home away from home. Please note that good quality food does take time to … Read More

Platrand Lodge
Lodge | Self Catering | Venues

Our 54 Colonial style Rooms, Standard, Deluxe, Family and Self catering all boast undercover parking, air-conditioning, heating, selected DSTV channels… and a great view of Natures Beauty! For the Hunters or the Adventurers – The Hunters Lodge.


036 635 3002 / 036 108 0099

Afro-Portuguese chain restaurant serving flame-grilled chicken in spicy chilli sauce. There are two Nando’s in Ladysmith, one at Shop 34, The Oval, 21 Keate St and the other at Shop 15, The Square Shopping Centre, Harrismith Rd.

Chicken Licken

036 631 1112 / 036 637 2420

Specialising In Soul Food® Since 1981. Chicken Licken is a South African fast-food fried chicken restaurant chain. There are two Chicken Lickens in Ladysmith – one at 34 Alexandra St and the other at the Oval Shopping Centre.

Nauntons Guest House
Guest House | Venues

036 631 3307
084 618 6040

Some of our offerings include, free Wi-Fi Internet access to all guests, over 60 DStv channels in every room. Our 10 rooms include either King, Queen, Double or Single beds. We also boast a Hospitality 4 – 5 Star establishment. … Read More

Lavender Lane
Bed & Breakfast

036 637 4278
082 925 4403

Lavender Lane Bed and Breakfast is situated within a quiet, beautiful and tranquil setting in Ladysmith, a city in the Uthukela District of KwaZulu-Natal 230 km north west of Durban and 365 km south of Johannesburg. Lavender Lane Bed and … Read More

Malibu Palms
Bed & Breakfast

Malibu Palms offers bed and breakfast accommodation in six en-suite bedrooms in Ladysmith. The six rooms are all equipped with TV’s, tea and coffee-making facilities, as well as air-conditioning. The property is in a quiet area and will ensure a … Read More

Tars Travel
Travel Services

Tars Travel agent operates as a fully fledged travel agency. They assist clients with tours, accommodation, flights, visa requirements etc. Their services extend to local as well as international travel, accommodation and tours.

Three Tree Hill Lodge

Three Tree Hill Lodge is a family-owned-and-run small luxury lodge situated at the foot of the Drakensberg mountain range, and in the heart of the Natal Battlefields. The colonial design of the lounge/dining area with its large verandahs creates an … Read More

Maseyama Tour Operators
Tours & Guides | Travel Services
076 935 3399

Maseyama Tour Operators is based in Ladysmith and travels throughout South Africa.

San Marco Shopping Centre

036 637 6438

A suburban shopping center in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal. The center is anchored by Pick ‘n Pay and offers 485 parking spaces.

Ladysmith Motel cc
Hotel | Venues

Ladysmith Motel is situated at the entrance to Ladysmith when you enter the town from Durban. We can accommodate a total of 100 guests sharing. All rooms consists of the normal amenities, plus a little extra in our deluxe rooms. … Read More

Boer & Brit
Self Catering

036 631 0739
078 376 5179

Boer & Brit Self-Catering Guest House offers quality accommodation in the historically rich town of Ladysmith, halfway between the Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the North or South Coast of Natal. The guesthouse is centrally situated for your convenience. We … Read More

Murchison Mall

Murchison Mall is a large mall downtown on the main street with clothing, department stores, fast foods and banks.