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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 outdoor pools and full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Grocery/convenience store
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

This family-friendly Drakensberg Gardens hotel is located in the mountains, 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from Cobham State Forest, and within 25 mi (40 km) of Garden Castle Caves Nature Reserve and Underberg Country Club. Himeville Museum and Reichenau Mission are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 3 outdoor pools, this hotel has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Self parking is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 55 rooms provide conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators, plus balconies or patios and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, microwaves, and electric kettles.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Bushman's Nek features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a waterslide. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This family-friendly hotel also offers a children's pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 55 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Computer station 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Year Built 1956 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( ZAR 30 per hour )

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10:30 AM.

Bush Pot - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

A complimentary grocery shopping service is offered and 24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a waterslide, a spa tub, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Spa Services

La Vita Spa has massage/treatment rooms and outdoor treatment areas. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for English breakfast: ZAR 70 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR 30 per hour (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bushmans Nek
  • Bushmans Nek Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushmans Nek Hotel
  • Bushmans Nek Hotel Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushman's Nek Lodge Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushman's Nek Lodge
  • Bushman's Nek Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushman's Nek
  • Bushman's Nek Hotel Drakensberg Gardens
  • Bushman's Nek Hotel

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.


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