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About The Old Hatchery

THE OLD HATCHERY - UNDERBERG

Affordable and comfortable B&B and self-catering accommodation just 10 KM from Underberg in the Southern Drakensberg. We provide free parking, free wi-fi and an a-la carte restaurant on site. Our tranquil setting, located near horse riding trails, mountain biking trails, hiking routes, golf courses, trout fishing waters and of course the famous Sani Pass.

We are situated 1,5 hours from Howick on the N3 Route and 1 hour from Kokstad, making Underberg the ideal location from which to explore the majestic mountains of the Southern Drakensberg. We are on the route between Johannesburg and seaside resorts of the South Coast and Wild Coast making this the ideal location to stopover for the night.

We offer bed and breakfast, room only, self-catering and full board options in our various units.

Accommodation / Room Types:

Bed and Breakfast:There are 15 comfortable en-suite rooms that can be set as king or twin beds. All rooms have bathroom/shower facilities, tea/coffee trays and televisions with DStv.

Kingfisher:
A self-catering unit popular for families and small group. There is 2 rooms with queen beds and one room with three twin beds. All rooms are en-suite. The kitchen is fully equipped, lounge with TV opens onto verandah with views of the Southern Drakensberg in the far distant.

Otters Den:
This is a self-catering cottage which is a popular choice for families and small groups.There is one kingsize room with TV and the other two rooms can either be twin or kingsize. One of these rooms have TV. Kitchen/lounge open plan and kitchen completeonto a verandah with views of mountains.



Fishing cabins: We have 3 of these delightful little cabins that are suitable for couples. Each of them has a bathroom, kitchenette and braai facilities. From the parking area, you walk along the wooden decking and over our gorgeous little waterfall to get to the cabins.











Reasons to visit The Old Hatchery and Underberg
• Guided Sani Pass 4x4 trips
• Mountain hiking
• Horse riding trails
• Trout fishing
• Mountain biking
• Equestrian events
• San rock art

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 38
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 36 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Hiking
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • AA Highly Recommended

Important Information

The Oak Tree Lodge rates include breakfast.
The Otter's Den rates are self-catering and no breakfast is provided.

Availability and pricing

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  • Double Room Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 8 Double Rooms Bed and Breakfast:There are 15 comfortable-en-suite rooms that can be set as king or twin beds. All rooms... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities
    • Rooms Adults
      • Fishing Cabin Fishing Cabin Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 We have 3 of these delightful little cabins that are suitable for couples. Each of them has a bathroom, kitchenette and... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds see more Double beds, DStv, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, Dam views
        • Rooms Adults
          • Kingfisher Kingfisher Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering A self-catering unit popular for families and small group. There is 2 rooms with queen beds and one room with three... see more
            • Adults
              • Family Room Family Room Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B This family suite has a double bed, bathroom, small lounge with sleeper couch. It has direct access to the verandah... see more Features:  Double beds, Balcony/patio, Sleeper couch
                • Adults
                  • Otters Den Otters Den Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering This is a self-catering cottage which is a popular choice for families and small groups.There is one kingsize room with... see more
                    • Adults

                      Reviews for The Old Hatchery

                      36 guest reviews Reviews of

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                      Dylyn Shepstone, South Africa
                      19 July 2016

                      Looks can be deceiving!

                      Michele
                      07 February 2016

                      5 star in every aspect of the word. I mean where do they phone you when you are on you way to take your food order? That means eat on arrival and after a 6 hour grueling trip in the dark that sure takes the weight off reality! Service was great on all levels and not to for the Hatchery to take all the credit - God is the Almighty Creator, but the nature and views SUPERB MAJESTIC WONDERFUL! Be back to see all our newly made friends soon. Thank you Hatchery for good value getaway.

                      Claire Wilson, South Africa
                      31 December 2015

                      Beautiful views and delicious, affordable food. Thank you for a wonderful time.

                      Diana Bloem, South Africa
                      21 December 2015

                      The Old Hatchery offers tranquil accommodation and the service is very welcoming!  

                      Rene Ashton, South Africa
                      30 November 2015

                      The Old Hatchery is a tranquil place. The view is beautiful. The staff were friendly. The accommodation is lovely. My little fishing cabin had everything I needed. The restaurant food was good value for money & very tasty. I will go back there any time. 

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                      The Old Hatchery is 8.4km from the centre of Underberg , the nearest airport 159.5km (Margate Airport).
                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling