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About Kingfisher Lodge

Kingfisher Lodge is situated in Mthatha, renowned for the world’s most-loved Nelson Mandela as he was born in the nearby town of Mvezo and spent his childhood in Qunu. Today, the main buildings of the Nelson Mandela Museum are located in Mthatha.

Kingfisher Lodge is a comfortable guest house offering accommodation in 10 rooms with either twin or double beds and all with en-suite bathrooms. After a long day, cool off in a tranquil garden. A braai area is available for your convenience and to set you mind at ease, secure parking is provided We also offer self-catering and conference facilities, and friendly staff and great service await you.

Mthatha lies in the heart of the Nelson Mandela Route, established to give structure to the area for visitors who want to explore his history. The route starts in King Williams Town where one can visit the grave of Steve Biko, leader of the Black Consciousness Movement. The Umtata dam offers some lovely picnic spots and is a hive of water sports. There are also a number of nature reserves in the area.

Golf: Umtata Golf Club - situated 500m away. On site restaurant at the Golf Club - La Piazza

  • Response Rate: 98%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 33
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Highly Recommended
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

If you wish to bring you pet along please make arrangements.

Availability and pricing

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  • Bedroom Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 12 En-suite bedroom with either twin beds or a double bed. Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, En-suite, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R700 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Three Sleeper Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 3 Double Bed; 3/4 bed Features:  Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan see more Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Three-quarter beds
        from R700 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults

          Reviews for Kingfisher Lodge

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          Simon Wooldridge
          18 October 2018

          WiFi was available except not in the room due to reception so could not work in room.

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          Kingfisher Lodge is 1.2km from the centre of Mthatha , the nearest airport 12.8km (Mthatha Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling