Traditional Old Fashioned Hospitality at Canefields Country Hotel in Empangeni

Canefields Country Hotel

Canefields Country Hotel, a gracious, traditional Sugar Cane Mansion, has been converted into a homely country hotel.

Set in the tranquil surroundings and rolling hills of a sugar cane estate it is a one and a half hour drive from Durban.

Located 5kms north of Empangeni, Canefields Country Hotel is conveniently placed half way between Durban and Hluhluwe and Mkuze game reserves. 

Accommodation at Canefields Country Hotel

This three star hotel comprises 54 en-suite bedrooms with air conditioning, TV, tea/coffee facilities and Wi-Fi.

The Manor House boasts six newly-renovated en-suite double rooms with king size beds.

The double storey East Wing is perfect for groups wanting to be together.  All these rooms have twin beds and en-suite bathrooms with a shower.

The Garden Cottages offer homely comforts in a relaxing private atmosphere and have wheelchair access.

Dining at Canefields Country Hotel

Delicious traditional breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served in The Cane Cutter’s Restaurant and pub fare in The Mill & Rail Tavern.  The Ladies Bar offers light lunches and the pool terrace is a great place for sundowners or a candlelit dinner under the stars.

Functions and Events

Surrounded by magnificent trees, many of them flowering varieties, the terrace is a perfect setting for a romantic wedding.  The stylish honeymoon suite features a romantic four poster king size bed, a corner bath tub and a private balcony.

Tailor made conference packages are available and there are wide open spaces for team building exercises. 

The Boma, softly lit by hurricane lamps and a fire pit, is a great place to enjoy a spit braai and a typical African bushveld experience.

To read more about the Canefields Country Hotel, click HERE.

Contact Details

For more information or to make a booking, call 083 634 0895 or email  Canefields Country Hotel may be found at Border Road, North of Empangeni at the R102 and N2 junction, Empangeni, KwaZulu Natal. Follow them on Facebook HERE.


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