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Lodge Butler Training at Dan`s Country Lodge in Mthata

By Butler Academy

The Butler Academy completed a 10 day Lodge / Resort Hospitality Training Program in Mthatha, Eastern Cape of South Africa.


Dan`s Country Lodge are the Champions of rural development whereby the Butler Academy assisted the professional team with; Systems, SOP`s, Table Service, Housekeeping, Laundry Management, Food & Beverage, Front of House & Operational Management.



A special thank you to Buyiswa and Mandisa for the royal treatment and amazing gifts! We where presented with luxury gifts in honor of our training and implementing fundament standards which enhances the staff as well as the service.



Dans Country Lodge is blessed with the best service team outstanding views and the perfect location for events and business conferences. In the green valleys and hills of rural Mthatha, is an unexpected surprise destination on the N2: Dan’s Country Lodge. Rising out of the countryside, the Sprawling Estate is set against clear blue skies and crystal white clouds. Rolling mists can be seen in the distance, as you look across the valley to the rolling green hills. The beautiful natural setting can only be described as something out of a storybook.


Applauded by many travellers as an ‘Oasis in the Desert’, the Estate is just 10min away from the bustling city of Mthatha, the birth place of Nelson Mandela. Within 10 minutes, you are able to trade the hustle & bustle of City Life for the calm tranquillity of the countryside, offering you a complete escape into the country. We are a 4 star resource by choice, but boldly boast 5 star quality in the facilities and service that we offer.



We would like to thank Mr. Cross & Mr. West on an outstanding job well done. The Butler Academy will be developing hospitality skills and setting up a skills portal satellite campus at Dans Country Lodge in Mthatha.




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