Unique places to stay in Mpumalanga

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Staying somewhere unique can be a thrilling and exciting experience, especially if it’s something that you haven’t experienced before. So take a look at our list of unique places to stay in Mpumalanga, because it can break up the monotony of staying in traditional accommodation and add some fun to your trip. Staying somewhere unusual may also give you an opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and experience something true to the destination you’re visiting, creating lasting memories that you’ll enjoy for years to come. Some unique accommodation options offer privacy and exclusivity that you may not find in traditional accommodation. For example, staying in a treehouse or a themed bungalow can give you a sense of seclusion and tranquility that’s hard to find in a busy hotel.

Here are some unique places to stay in Mpumalanga:

The Royal Coach, Kaapsehoop

The Royal Coach, located in the historic gold mining town of Kaapsehoop, is the original carriage in which Queen Elizabeth II traveled during her 1947 visit to South Africa. The coach has three comfortable bedrooms with double beds. One of the rooms has its own bathroom, while the other two share a bathroom with bathtubs. 

The Kruger Shalati, Sabie

This unique train hotel is located on a bridge above the Sabie River in the Kruger National Park. The train has been converted into a luxury hotel with stunning views of the surrounding bushveld.

The Kruger Shalati
The Kruger Shalati
The Royal Hotel, Pilgrims Rest

This historic hotel is located in the charming town of Pilgrim’s Rest, which was once a gold rush town. The hotel was built from actual 19th-century houses, and the charming Victorian accommodations feature brass bedsteads and opulent ball and claw bathrooms.

Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

This unique lodge is designed to resemble a traditional Tsonga village and is located in the heart of the Kruger National Park. The lodge offers a range of activities, including game drives and guided walks, and the traditional Tsonga cuisine is not to be missed.

Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park
Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park
The Outpost Lodge, Kruger National Park

This unique lodge is located in the remote northern part of the Kruger National Park and offers stunning views of the Luvuvhu River valley. The lodge is built on a hilltop and offers a truly unique safari experience.

The Outpost Lodge, Kruger
The Outpost Lodge, Kruger
Chalkley Treehouse, Lion Sands Game Reserve

The Lion Sands game reserve is situated between the well-known Sabi Sands game reserve and the Kruger National Park. There isn’t a better site to witness the large number of animals that roams this region. This treehouse has all of the amenities of a 5-star lodge, but without a roof over your head or any noise from your neighbors, who are all located a few miles away. The lofty platform provides spectacular 360-degree views of the surrounding woods. Enjoy the sounds of nature and the glittering stars, and please forget about wifi, since it is not required nor given.

Overall, staying somewhere unique can add an element of adventure, authenticity, and excitement to your trip, and provide unforgettable memories that you’ll cherish for years to come.

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