The Historical Landmark George Hotel, 36 Main Street, Eshowe
Historical landmark property | Further development opportunity | 29 En-suite rooms | Conference facilities | Bar, restaurants and coffee shop
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The subject property lies in Eshowe, a small town set on a hill in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom on the east coast of South Africa. The George Hotel has a rich history, having been built on the original residency of the British Commissioner, Sir Charles Saunders. The Land was acquired in 1896 and the present hotel was built in 1906 adjacent to the Great 300-hectare Dlinza Forest. During the mining boom of the 1920s the hotel operated as a Stock Exchange. The rich historical heritage of the hotel extends through the Bambata Rebellion, the formation of the Union of South Africa, The Apartheid era and now forms part of the new South Africa.
The George Hotel is well known in the area and is located along Eshowe’s Main Road. The Hotels prime position allows incredible exposure to passing trade and has contributed to the property’s prominence within the Town.
The hotel is fully operational and includes 29 en-suite rooms, a large conference centre, a restaurant, coffee shop, a forest viewing deck, meeting rooms and a wedding venue. The 1,2-Hectare property has ample opportunity for further development and expansion.
The location of the George Hotel in Eshowe boasts close proximity to Zululand’s beaches, big five game reserves, the Anglo-Zulu battlefields Route, the famous Zululand Birding Route, KZN Brew Route, Great Five Forests, the Zululand Historical museum, the Vukani collection and the Mbongolwane wetlands. There are over eight beautiful fully represented churches in Eshowe which makes it a great Wedding venue. The George Hotel can cater for a wedding reception of up to 90 guests.
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