Calderwood Hall is a four star Victorian-style country house nestled in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg in KwaZuluNatal , South Africa . Epitomizing timeless elegance, both the drawing and dining rooms have five metre high steel pressed ceilings, large fire places and large bay windows which overlook the beautiful gardens. An impressive wooden staircase takes center stage in the entrance hall which also boasts a plethora of stained-glass feature windows.
Every meal feels like an occasion, when served in the Calderwood Hall dining room. It is a spacious, elegant room with five metre high steel pressed ceilings, built in dresser, huge fireplace, exquisite mural, yellow wood floors and large sash windows which overlook the gardens.
The drawing room is tastefully decorated with an abundance of antique and unusual furniture, large fireplace and sash windows overlooking the gardens. Soothe away tensions as you relax in the calm ambiance or enjoy a crackling log fire on winter days.
Calderwood Hall is surrounded by beautiful gardens with a gazebo and ornamental fountain, dams and forests. Set in the gardens are a further 16 garden suites. These may be more suitable for larger groups or family getaways, being located a little further from the Manor House.
This is a venue designed for special occasions with its large draped chandelier function room and thatched stained glass chapel . It opens up on one side so that guests can look out onto the breathtaking surrounds. You can look forward to tasty food, beautifully presented and a quiet, no fuss, management style. The function venue is ideal for that fairy-tale wedding, a country break away or that out-of-town business conference or team building session.
The estate is part of the Boston Bulwer Beat with Midmar Dam, fishing, trails, walks, golfing, paragliding and horse riding nearby
The accommodation is very secure.The Guest House has Midmar Dam, Howick Falls, fishing, trails, walks, golfing, and paragliding nearby
The Manor House has five over sized luxury en-suite bedrooms, all exquisitely themed and guests to enjoy the unique character of each. There are the Victor ian suite, the Chinese suite, the Egyptian suite, the Indian suite and the Bridal suite (the ultimate in romantic relaxation).
All the rooms in the Manor House are non smoking, have DSTV, feather duvets on the beds, and tea and coffee making facilities.
The Indian Suite The Old Indian Colonial days are very apparent in this opulent suite. Draped with Indian wall hangings, elaborately carved screens and ancient artefacts, this en-suite room oozes Oriental charm.The large Victorian Suite is also east- facing, elegant and in keeping with the theme of the main house. Front facing with large sash windows, it overlooks the garden and dam. A huge king-sized 4-poster bed takes center stage amongst all the other antique furniture.
The Victorian Suite The large Victorian Suite is also east- facing, elegant and in keeping with the theme of the main house. Front facing with large sash windows, it overlooks the garden and dam. A huge king-sized 4-poster bed takes centre stage amongst all the other antique furniture.
The Bridal Suite The Bridal Suite is a spacious east-facing fairytale room, most suitable for a bridal couple. The huge romantic 4-poster bed is draped in white fabric giving it a whimsical feel. The large windows overlook the gardens and dam. Other comfortable pieces of furniture adorn this elegant en-suite room.
The Egyptian Suite In the Egyptian suite, a large 4-poster bed adorns the middle of the room, which has an abundance of Egyptian artifacts, and an Egyptian wall hanging which gives the room an authentic feel.
The Chinese Suite Ancient China beckons you to this luxurious suite with a large en-suite bathroom with a cast iron ball and claw bath and shower. Many pieces of furniture from China adorn this room and the whole atmosphere gives that feel of the east.
Family En-suite Garden Rooms –The family en-suite garden rooms are rooms 1 to 5 and room 23, each sleeping 4 people with one double bed and two single beds
Twin-bedded En-suite Garden Rooms –The twin bedded en-suite garden rooms are rooms 6 to 12, sleeping 2 people each.
Small En-suite Garden Rooms –The small en-suite garden rooms are rooms 13 to 20 and are double-bedded sleeping 2 people in each
Rondavel Quaint thatched Rondavel is situated along side the Manor House and is wheelchair friendly. The room has a distinctive ‘Out of Africa’ feel with a collection of craft hand made by the people in the area. It boasts a double bed with a feather duvet and a full bathroom with a large shower. It has a double bed and a double bunk (if required) sleeping up to 4 people.
Accommodation Price List 2016
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast R735 per adult sharing
Bed & Breakfast R615 per adult sharing
Garden Rooms (Rooms 6 – 20) 2 people
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast R575 per adult sharing
Bed & Breakfast R435 per adult sharing
Family Garden Rooms (Room 1 – 5) more than 2 people
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast R540 per adult sharing
Bed & Breakfast R400 per adult sharing
(This lower rate applies when sleeping 3 – 5 adults)
Manor house – BB R765 per single person
Manor house – DBB R885 per single person
Garden rooms – BB R535 per single person
Gardens rooms – DBB R675 per single person
Children aged 12 and over Full adult price
Children aged 4 to 11 years 50 % of adult rate
Children aged 1 to 3 years 25 % of adult rate
Babies under 1 No Charge