The Royal Hotel

Location: South Africa » Kwazulu Natal » Battlefields » Anglo Boer War » Ladysmith

The Royal Hotel, accommodation in Ladysmith Kwazulu Natal

3 Star
Name of hostsRoyal Hotel Ladysmith
Tel:+27 (0)36 637 2176

The Royal Hotel
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Elegant, tastefully-decorated, air-conditioned rooms that contain an extensive array of facilities. Known far and wide for our service and attention to detail, we offer excellent conferences and banqueting facilities. Dining is also a pleasure, with a wide variety of menus, atmosphere and decor options to choose from.

Large or small groups are welcome with full facilities and professional support services.


The Royal Hotel has 71 elegant, tastefully decorated, air conditioned rooms that offer a harmonious combination of comfort and modernism to meet  the needs of business travelers.  

Warm and inviting, each room has been elegantly appointed with soft fabrics and all the amenities and comforts a discerning traveler expects.

Large or small groups are welcome with full facilities and professional support services.

Spacious bedrooms offer elegant and stylish accommodation for guests seeking that little extra.

All the Royal’s rooms contain an extensive array of facilities which include : colour televisions with 12 channels to choose from, 15 hours a day room service, 24 hour drinks service, tea and coffee hospitality trays, toiletries, direct dialing telephones, en suite bathrooms, internet connections and turndown service.

Fax and e-mail facilities are available.
Facilities are designed to cater for the requirements of disabled people.



This unique hotel with its imposing architecture, offers comfortable en suite accommodation as well as conferencing and banqueting facilities. Enjoy sumptuous cuisine in the Tipsy Trooper Pub & Restaurant.

The Royal Hotel is conveniently situated midway between Johannesburg & Durban and is close to the Drakensberg, Natal Midlands and historical Battlefields.


The ROYAL HOTEL is roughly midway between Johannesburg and Durban near the N3 toll-road, and is accessible from many directions. An ideal stop-over point between Johannesburg and Durban, or Cape Town through the Eastern Free State. From Johannesburg or Durban, use the N3 toll road. From the Johannesburg side take the exit to the R103 at the foot of the Van Reenen's Pass - marked to Ladysmith. From the Durban side, take the exit marked Ladysmith / Bergville some 60km beyond Estcourt. Turn right, approximately 18km to Ladysmith. You can also reach Ladysmith from Johannesburg on the old main road - the R23 just beyond Heidelberg, joining the N11 at Volksrust. Volksrust may also be reached from Mpumalanga and the Kruger National Park area via Ermelo. The R602 leads to Dundee, Vryheid and on to the northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal - including Maputaland - Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve, and the St Lucia wetlands. The N5 takes you from Harrismith through Bethlehem to join the main Johannesburg/Cape Town national road - the N1 DISTANCES FROM LADYSMITH TO: Johannesburg - 350km, Durban - 250km, Bloemfontein - 410km, Cape Town - 1410km,