WELCOME

ZULULAND’S FINEST COUNTRY INN

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EXPLORE THE SPIRIT OF ZULULAND

At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, Northern KwaZulu-Natal lies the enchanting Ghost Mountain Inn. A tale of family, history and an innate love for Africa, this intimate and award-winning hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the game and coastal reserves of Zululand and the Elephant Coast. From the inevitable romance with Lake Jozini to the remarkable scenery of the Lebombo mountains, from the wildlife of uMkhuze Game Reserves and the heritage of the Zulu culture to the tranquility found at the spa, Ghost Mountain Inn promises an experience beyond compare.

THE LEGEND OF GHOST MOUNTAIN

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HERITAGE

FAMILY RUN & OWNED SINCE 1962

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In the early 1960’s more and more travellers were venturing up into Zululand. The road, which in the mid 1970’s became the N2, was a long dusty road and accommodation facilities were sparse. The closest hotels to Mkuze were the Siselana hotel in Hluhluwe, 50km south and the Golela hotel on the border of Swaziland. Maureen and Roy Rutherfoord had an increasing number of guests staying at their family home. While they enjoyed having fresh stories from the big cities and meeting new interesting people, they eventually decided to open a hotel in Mkuze and in October 1962, the Ghost Mountain Inn opened its doors. Since then the hotel has changed a lot, but we still offer the same warm Zululand welcome. We invite you to join us for an authentic Zululand experience.

CRAIG RUTHERFOORD – Managing Director

NEWS

HAPPENINGS

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We’re renovating!

The Ghost Mountain Inn is currently adding on 21 new guestrooms, a junior suite and 2, 130 sqm spacious suites.  All rooms will offer views across the gardens, over the water and towards the Lebombo Mountain Range and are due for occupation by mid-December. The 3 Suites and 1 Junior Suite provide additional living, sleeping […]

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Festive Season at Ghost Mountain Inn 2017

Festive Season 2017 Events at Ghost Mountain Inn

CRAFT & CAROLS MARKET | Saturday 09 December Stock up on local craft and goodies from the various market stalls and enjoy festive live music with great food and drinks. At sunset light your candles and join the Ghost Mountain Choir for an informal Carols by Candlelight under the giant fig tree. Time: 14h00 – […]

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Get to know the local lingo with some zulu phrases

Zulu Phrases

Enjoy learning a little of the local lingo! If you have any difficulty with pronunciation, please don’t hesitate to ask us the next time that you visit the hotel! Note: sg = singular (said to one person), pl – plural (said to more than one person)   Hello Sawubona (sg) Sanibonani (pl)   How are you? […]

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