Mpumalanga Hotels

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Hazyview Cabanas: Loved Hazyview Cabanas

I have just been to Hazyview Cabanas in Mpumalanga, my family and I had a great time, the resort is nice the appartments are clean, modern and beautifully furnished, spacious.
We had lots of fun and adventures at Induna Adventures which is only 3km from the resort.
The staff is also friendly.

Great view, cnetrally located to shopping centre, Kruger gates.
clean houses, clean pools

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Related to: Hiking and Walking, Spa and Resort, Family Travel
  • Written April 30, 2013

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Log Cabins: Self catering in Graskop

We stayed in the Log Cabins in Graskop for two nights. The log cabins were big enough for four people, they had two bedrooms, a bathroom and a well equiped kitchen. The only thing was the moist, as we were there in winter, it was hard to get the cabin warm and dry. There were mold spots in the ceiling in the bathroom. Otherwise the cabins were clean.

Self catering in Graskop, is the way to go, as there are not many restaurants open at night, specially during off season.. But you could chose to eat in the same one every night.

Our Verdict:
Reasonable price, but not a place we would stay in for a week.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written February 13, 2011
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Floreat Riverside Lodge: Spa Lodge in Sabie

My stay here was nice. The rooms is quiet spacious and nice. There is a spa here which is quiet nice. Also there is a chapel if you thinking of getting married and some honeymoon suites. Breakfast was ok as they had a nice variety. They also have a buffet dinner which was ok as they had variety of meals every day. They also have a nice pool and next to it a pub where you can go for a drink , play some pool or maybe get a pizza which is quiet nice.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written March 23, 2010
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  • Jenniflower profile photo Jenniflower
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Mount Sheba Country Lodge: Hidden in the hills in the Pilgrim's Rest area...

If you yearn for the comfort of modern times, and a peek into yesteryear... this is the perfect place. Tucked away in the mountains above the historic mining town of Pilgrims Rest lies this upmarket and well known hotel.

It brings you back to basics in a comfortable way, taking you back to the past, with all the comforts of the present. A superb hotel indeed.

For birding enthusiasts Mount Sheba is a 'Mecca'. There is hiking, trout fishing and so much more on offer.. lots of outdoorsy-type activities to do.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Related to: Fishing, Eco-Tourism, Photography
  • Written March 24, 2009
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Royal Hotel: Victorian Royal Hotel

Since I was a little girl, and first visited Pilgrim's Rest, I have always wanted to stay at the Royal Hotel.. so it was a dream come true for me to actually stay here... and it was even better than I had hoped for!

We stayed in the annexe to the hotel, which used to be the town's local bank! It has a lovely long balcony that runs down two sides of it.

Inside is a large and comfortable bedroom, with a passageway for a cupboard and place for your suitacses, which leads to a separate WC and a bathroom, with an original old victorian bath.

This hotel is a space caught in time - buildings are made of tin and materials of the day, as they were during gold rush days... style is Victorian.

I love the typical sunken bath and the old fashioned handbasin.

There is an open fire in your bedroom, and a ceiling fan, as it does get rather hot here during summer!

The complete hotel tip is on my Pilgrim's Rest page, with much more information.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Food and Dining, Photography, Eco-Tourism
  • Written March 24, 2009
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  • Jenniflower profile photo Jenniflower
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Graskop Hotel: Splendid find in Graskop!

We were enroute Kruger National Park to Johannesburg, so only needed one night stayover at this hotel... and we wish we had more time there!

It was such a good hotel!!! The accommodation, huge pool, service, food, gallery artwork... all are to a high standard and worth recommending.

The unique quality lies in it's slogan: "An art gallery you can sleep in..."

... for it is exactly that! There is artwork in the form of paintings, sculptures, woodwork, industrial design, furniture etc. all around you. Whilst you enjoy your breakfast (in front of an open fire), or your dinner... you spend your time looking around at all the incredible artwork.

I will do a separate restaurant tip for the hotel as it is stand-alone, the complete hotel tip is on my Graskop page, with much more information.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Food and Dining, Luxury Travel, Photography
  • Written March 24, 2009
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Hawkshead Guest Farm: Cheap and friendly

When planning our trip I wanted to be just outside Kruger National Park the day before we entered to proceed to Lion Sands. As we were expecting to arrive in the Nelspruit area in late afternoon and proceed very early the following morning I was looking for cheaper, yet clean accommodation for the three of us.
Never in our wildest dreams could we have asked for a lovelier place than the Hawkshead Guest Farm.

Hawkshead Guest farm is exactly what the name says it is. A cosy corner just before Nelspruit with a few farm animals and rondavel type accommodation.
Our chalet was spotlessly clean and very well equipped.
Our hostess, Val was super and in no time we had settled down to rest after a long road trip from Klerksdorp in the Free State.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Farm Stay, Family Travel
  • Written September 18, 2007
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Rondawel type accommodation


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  • Jenniflower profile photo Jenniflower
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Mpumalanga accommodation: Variety of accommodation available!

Enjoy accommodation of all types (from basic to luxury), good food and the best wildlife experience ever - an all round must-see if you are travelling in South Africa, Madiba-land :)

There is other accommodation outside the gates of the park, and private accommodation within the park where you can be accommodated too.

We have stayed at a few of the Kruger National Park camps, Graskop Hotel in Graskop, The Royal Hotel in Pilgrims Rest, as well as at a friend's family home in nearby Schagen (neighbouring Sudwala Caves), so have experienced a good variety of quality accommodation in the province, from the more basic to luxury.

You will not be disappointed on what is on offer.

They have high season during summer and school holidays - summer here is over Christmas!

Accommodation bookings need to be done as far in advance as possible.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Historical Travel, Arts and Culture, National/State Park
  • Written June 12, 2007
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Pretoriuskop Camp, Kruger National Park

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Tons of options...

Mpumalanga consists of many little towns that in a South African context still does not really qualify as "cities". The biggest town in Mpumalanga is Nelspruit which is quite a bustling place but even here you get the sense that life is very much centred around the beautiful area it resides in. Therefore there are many Hotels in Mpumalanga that range from the cheaper less comfortable to the expensive and luxurious. I really don't think that anyone will battle to find something that suits their particular needs - so best is to have a look around. There are also many, many, many guesthouses in this area and in my opinion makes for a very nice comfortable and reasonable form of accomodation. People in Mpumalanga may not always be as trendsetting and cutting edge as their counterparts in the bigger parts of SA but people are very hospitable all over and will most probably make up for any dissapointment you come accros in this regard

Blessed with stunning surroundings it is hard to find a place that does not offer a good view around here. Mpumalanga is also one of the hottest regions in SA (subtropical climate) and many places are equipped with ceiling fans, aircons and pools to make your stay during the hot summer months more comfortable.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Road Trip, Backpacking, Gay and Lesbian
  • Written August 25, 2006
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Guest House in a little town called Kaapschehoop


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Aventura - Blyde Canyon: Blyde Canyon - best location

The resort is situated on a cliff, 160km north of Nelspruit and a mere 50km north of Graskop. We were 4 people and we stayed in a chalet with two bedrooms: Main room with double bed, and the other with2 Single beds. Open plan lounge / dining area with television. Bathroom with a shower. Fully equipped kitchen with microwave and fridge. Carport, patio & barbeque area.
There is a shop in the resort where you can bu groceries and prepare your own meals, or visit the restaurant in the place.
We stayed there for 1 night only but we saw people, mostly families spending a whole week there.
The place felt like it had seen better days, but it's location is unbeatable.

One of the best viewing point of the Blyde River Canyon , is just at the end of the road inside this "Aventura Blyde Canyon" Resort.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written May 4, 2006
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View point at the resort early morning

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Hazyview Cabanas: Self catering accommodation

This self catering resort is ideally situated for exploring Hazyview and surrounding areas - it's about a 20 min drive from an entrance to Kruger National Parl

Clean and comfortable, serviced every day. Nice pool, tennis court, mini golf and games room.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Family Travel, Adventure Travel
  • Written January 17, 2005

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Hazyview Cabanas: Self catering accommodation

This self catering resort is ideally situated for exploring Hazyview and surrounding areas - it's about a 20 min drive from an entrance to Kruger National Parl

Clean and comfortable, serviced every day. Nice pool, tennis court, mini golf and games room.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written January 17, 2005

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  • kimrohrs profile photo kimrohrs
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Hazyview Cabanas: Self catering accommodation

This self catering resort is ideally situated for exploring Hazyview and surrounding areas - it's about a 20 min drive from an entrance to Kruger National Parl

Clean and comfortable, serviced every day. Nice pool, tennis court, mini golf and games room.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written January 17, 2005

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The Green Castle Backpackers: The best budget place in Mpumalanga

The Green Castle Backpackers, located just outside Graskop, is a great base for exploring the surrounding country. You are at the beginning of the R532 that goes to God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Blyde River Canyon, and many falls including Lisbon Falls. Going the other directions on the R532 you are near Pilgrim’s Rest and Sabie.
There is dorm and camping available here. The grass is good and security is not a problem. There is a large communal area and satisfactory cooking area (boiling water can be tough).
The most interesting part about this place is Andre, the very eccentric owner. He has many great stories and desires an unbelievable amount of attention. He knows a lot about the Kruger as well.
Camping is R35 each.
Dorm is R 45 each.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Camping, Backpacking
  • Written November 29, 2004
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Lisbon Falls


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Crystal Springs: Beatuy Personified

The resort is situated on a 5 000 hectare game farm in the heart of the timber forests of Mpumalanga. The staff are friendly, and go out of their way to make your stay a pleasent one.

We did the self catering option. An experience too good to mention. Our "Chalet" was an 8 sleeper. The main bedroom on suite, with two other magnificiently proportioned rooms. The lounge leads out onto a balcany on stilts that literally stands on top of the escarpment. Fire place in lounge, and every womans wish in the kitchen. The chalet was serivced three times a day by house maids who were incrediblly friendly.

There is an on site restaurant, a coffee shop, a well appointed bar for the winter evenings, or to watch rugby on the big screen if that is your wish. Apart from that, there is also a homely coffee shop, and a shop that you can get all of your daily essentials from. There are three outside swimming pools, and a heated indoor pool. There are two jacuzzies, a steam bath and a sauna in the club house. Along with those, there is a well appointed gym, and a very capable lady offering everything from full body massages, to ladies waxes.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written August 21, 2004
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Crystal Springs


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