Top 10 Best Guest Houses Nelspruit Mbombela

This is a list of the Top 10 Best Guest Houses in Nelspruit Mbombela to ensure you have the best experience in Nelspruit possible.

Nelspruit is so populated with Guesthouses and B&Bs that you’re left with some minor decision fatigue. Should we book here? Should we book there? And unfortunately, when there are so many guest houses to choose from you may find yourself overlooking the real hidden gems. The hidden gems with unbelievable views, mouth-watering food and even better customer service. To make it easier for you, here is a list of the Top 10 Best Guest Houses in Nelspruit Mbombela to ensure you have the best experience in Nelspruit possible. (In no specific order, as described by the Guesthouses themselves)

1. Shandon Lodge

“The family-owned Shandon Lodge has established itself as the epitome of warmth and hospitality in the Lowveld over the last 25 years. Under the management of owners Antonette & Henry Cawood, guests are assured of commitment to quality in all respects, and a unique home-away-from-home experience. The establishment boasts various awards from Afristay and, but also holds the claim of being the first guest house in Nelspruit as of 1992, opening its doors to the public in 1993.”

Shandon Lodge ticks all the boxes, boasting 11 luxury en-suite bedrooms of varying sizes, a sparkling blue pool for those sunny Nelspruit Days and breakfast that will put your favourite restaurant to shame. The lodge is surrounded by sub-tropical gardens that will have you pulling your phone out to take pictures every 5 minutes. The perfect location of Shandon Lodge makes it easy to go on day trips to Nelspruit Attractions such as Chimp Eden and The Kruger National Park.

Apart from being located in the heart of Mbombela, this four-star guest house is known for being a luxurious, refined and stylish facility that provides accommodation for both business travelers and tourists alike. You will be happy to know that all of the rooms at the Shandon Lodge have their own private access point, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi to share your experience with your family and friends online and that’s not all. When you make a booking at the Shandon Lodge, you will also be provided with secure off-street parking spot within the vicinity of the lodge.

Inside of Shandon Lodge Room - Best Guest Houses Nelspruit - Shandon Lodge

2. Almar View Guest House

“Perfectly situated 14 km from Nelspruit on a beautiful Macadamia nut farm with rolling views over the Crocodile river valley and lower Drakensberg Escarpment. Tranquil and inviting farm environment, easily accessible from N4, only 10 minutes` drive from Nelspruit CBD but without the city hustle and bustle.”

Almar View is very conveniently located 15km West of Nelspruit and is en-route to Mozambique, Swaziland, The Panorama Route and The Kruger National Park. This Guesthouse is situated on a working Macadamia farm with endless views that will leave you without words. Each one of Almar View’s rooms will provide you with a TV, air-conditioning and a private patio and entrance.

Almar View Guest House facilities features a small, intimate lounging area for guests to spend time relaxing and unwinding from the hustle and bustle of the town. Ease off and loosen up by sitting down to read your favorite book in our lounge area before heading to the open air verandah Jacuzzi with a friend or your partner too. If you are a nature enthusiast then you will enjoy taking short walks between the macadamia orchids and the dams within the area. No matter how you choose to spend your time, you can rest assured knowing that Almar View Guest House has great facilities for you to enjoy in Nelspruit Mbombela.

Almar View - Guest Houses Nelspruit - Shandon Lodge

3. Sheppard Boutique Guest House

“Our location ensures Sheppard Boutique is the ideal getaway and rendezvous for leisure as well as business. Most of the tourist attractions including the Kruger National Park is a 30 to 40-minute drive from Sheppard Boutique and the Central Business District is a mere 5 minutes’ drive.”

There is no better way to start your day than with a delicious breakfast on Sheppard Boutique’s viewing deck. This Boutique guesthouse boasts 21 rooms all including King Size beds, en-suite bathrooms, free WiFi, and a lounge. Outside you can find their sky-blue swimming pool and a fully licensed restaurant. This guesthouse is perfect for stopping over and hopping on your next flight as it is only 26km’s away from the Kruger Mpumalanga International airport.

When staying over at this four-star guest house, we recommend that you enquire from the staff about the Garden Room for access to a private garden section during your stay. This private garden area offers guests a sneak preview of the vibrant panoramic scenery that the Lowveld is famous for. However, if you are more of a family-oriented group checking in, we believe that you will be more comfortable in the Family or Classic rooms that are available on site. No matter which room you choose for your stay at the Sheppard Boutique Guest House, you will be satisfied with the quality of service during your stay.

4. Vinique Guesthouse

“Our Guesthouse is situated in a quiet neighborhood two kilometers from Nelspruit’s central business district. It is an owner-managed guesthouse, within a stone’s throw from the Kruger National Park and the scenic Panorama Route. It is a few hundred meters from Matumi Golf Estate and Nelspruit Bowling Club and nearby Nelspruit Medi Clinic and Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital. Then there is Emnotweni casino, shopping malls, a cinema, an ice rink and Mafunyane Water Park – all within close range.”

This guesthouse is the perfect place to stay for those on business meetings that need to be in town and close to multiple amenities. Vinique Guesthouse is very conveniently located and after a busy day of business meetings, you don’t even have to travel far to find some nice dinner. Check out our Restaurants in Nelspruit article to benefit from this guesthouse’s superior location.

All of the rooms at the Vinique Guest House have easy access to a shared lounge area that’s perfect for hosting business meetings or unwinding after a busy day out in the Lowveld. Choosing to book your stay at the Vinique Guesthouse also means that you will have access to free Wi-Fi services throughout the entire property. This makes it easy for you to send through those last minute work emails, or you can use it to catch up with friends and family online. What’s great about this guest house’s location is that’s its within close proximity to the Nelspruit Nature Reserve.

5. Beetleloop Guesthouse

“Beetleloop is a four-star guesthouse in Nelspruit, South Africa, owned and operated by Piet & Rina van Zyl. We offer complete comfort in a natural setting and a variety of accommodation options that will lure you back to experience our warm hospitality over and over again. With four-star style and friendly staff, it is our aim to tailor an overnight experience that fulfils every guest’s individual requirements. “

Beetleloop is the perfect escape from the busy and bustling city. Their Wooden chalets blend extremely well, making you feel one with nature. Avid birdwatchers will thoroughly enjoy their stay here as the indigenous trees attract a variety of bird species. Beetleloop offer guests a true African experience with a variety of curious and art objects collected in multiple African countries such as Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Mozambique.

At Beetleloop, you can choose from a wide selection of accommodation options. These include, but are not limited to self catering units, luxury rooms and a family cottage set-up too. All of the rooms available on-site includes private bathroom facilities in the room, fresh linen and air conditioning too that’s perfect for battling against the hot temperatures of the Lowveld. You can also arrange for pre-ordered breakfasts and home-made dinners. And of course, this guest house goes the extra mile by arranging packed meals as per request by those guests who plan to go and visit some of the most popular attractions that Nelspruit has to offer.

6. Oluchi Lodge

“If peace, tranquillity & nature is what you crave then Oluchi Lodge is the place to visit. Only 10 km outside Nelspruit, South Africa, Oluchi Lodge is situated in a 2 700ha conservancy which houses the biggest Rhino Rehabilitation Centre in the world. We boast spectacular views, beautiful mountainous terrain and an abundance of bird life. Oluchi caters for all, be it singles, corporate, holiday makers or families. Your visit will leave you refreshed & rejuvenated.”

Oluchi Lodge looks like it comes straight out of a movie. The spectacular mountain views matched with the extremely creative wooden interior design will leave you speechless. Oluchi is the perfect place to take your significant other, with a rating of 9.2 by couples on you can’t go wrong here. Complimentary private parking and Wi-Fi are also provided for guests.

You don’t have to be coupled with a partner to enjoy the scenic views and luxury that Oluchi Lodge has to offer as business travelers, families and tourist alike take pleasure in the hospitality offered at this lodge. And if comfort and relaxation is what you are after, then we believe that you will be happy with the accommodation facilities at Oluchi Lodge. It doesn’t matter what type of room you choose for your stay, all of the accommodation facilities at this lodge comes with amenities such as air conditioning, a cabinet fridge, a flat screen TV with DSTV and private bathrooms for the guests to use as they please.

7. Blue Grass Nest Guest House

“A relaxed ambience is our hallmark – this is the key to comfort and cleanliness. What started with a daydream is now a reality for the proud owners of Blue Grass Nest Guest House, Johan and Ilana van den Berg. We offer you an outstanding view over the spectacular Lowveld. Have a sumptuous breakfast or enjoy the sunset outside on the balcony. Our mission is, if you are looking for a fantastic venue.”

Only 5 Minutes from the city centre lies Blue Grass Nest, the exquisitely furnished guesthouse offering double and family rooms with en-suite bathrooms. All the rooms are equipped with towels, TV (No DSTV), workstation and tea and coffee making facilities. A few of the rooms at Blue Grass Nest are on the first floor which gives you a beautiful view over the Nelspruit city.

And of course, what’s better than admiring a beautiful view? (It’s definitely having a tasty full house breakfast meal to accompany it with.) All guest of the Blue Grass Nest Guest House can look forward to exceptional accommodation with both covered and uncovered parking spaces, and a swimming pool to cool off in after spending a full day in the heat of the Lowveld. Besides these great on-site facilities at the Blue Grass Nest Guest House, it’s also perfectly located close to I’langa Mall, the Crossings Shopping Centre and the Mbombela Stadium too.

Blue Grass Nest Guest Room - Guest Houses Nelspruit - Shandon Lodge

8. Lowveld Living Guest House

“Lowveld Living is a family owned ‘home away from home’. Your contentment is extremely important to us. When visiting, we wish you to experience the bliss and delight of African tradition mixed with the most luxurious comfort. The delicious monster leaf on our logo, is typical of the Lowveld. It speaks from our hearts to mirror this beautiful portion of Nature that we are so fortunate to live in.”

Lowveld Living is a guesthouse that wants you to feel embraced by the Lowvled nature. Offering guests, the opportunity to experience the bliss of African tradition paired with luxurious comfort. Boasting 4 king, 4 twin and 1 self-catering room with free WiFi, Air-conditioning, secure parking and a delicious full English breakfast.

Lowveld Living Guest House offers its visitors a spacious garden space and swimming pool for leisure. And, upon making reservations with this guest house, you will also receive a secure parking spot with electric fencing on the premises. This helps to ensure that all motor vehicles will be safe at all times during your stay. At Lowveld Living, customer satisfaction is always top priority. All of the rooms are serviced daily to ensure that the guests are happy until the end of their stay. Apart from having great amenities and a breathtaking view overlooking the city of Nelspruit, Lowveld Living is perfectly situated near the Lowveld National Botanical Gardens, I’langa Mall and the Chimp Eden Sanctuary too.

Lowveld living Guest Room - Guest Houses Nelspruit - Shandon Lodge

9. Jörn’s Gästehaus

“Located in Nelspruit and surrounded by a lush garden, Jörn’s Gästehaus offers well-appointed rooms and a pool. The guest house is 60 km from Kruger National Park. The different accommodation types range from Double Rooms to self-catering apartments. All are spacious and equipped with TV, air conditioning, a fully stocked minibar and a patio or balcony. Views of the lush, tropical garden can be enjoyed from most rooms. Featuring a shower and free toiletries, some of the rooms also have a bath.”

Hidden away in a lush green garden in the heart of Nelspruit sits Jörn’s Gästehaus, giving guests a taste of the luxurious side of life. All the rooms are spacious and equipped with Air-conditioning, TV, a fully stocked mini bar and a balcony or patio. There is also a supermarket conveniently located only 3km from the guesthouse. Stunning views of the garden can be enjoyed from most of their rooms.

From self-catering apartments to double rooms, guests are spoiled for choice when it comes to the type of room style they would prefer to reserve for their stay. At Jörn’s Gästehaus, you can also enjoy a tasty meal in the dining area that’s overlooking the swimming pool on the premises. One thing that’s worth mentioning is that apartments and cottages at the Jörn’s Gästehaus are all self-catering units. Should you need to get some snacks to keep in your room, there’s a supermarket located within close proximity of the guest house.

Jorns Gastehuis - Guest Houses Nelspruit - Shandon lodge

10. Loerie’s Call Guest House

”For those nature lovers who simply need a breakaway, Loerie’s Call Guest House has a wonderful garden that is home to many beautiful birds, including the majestic Turaco. There is also a luxurious Lapa area and a swimming pool to cool down those sunny summer days. Ideally situated for the corporate business traveller, we have free Wi-Fi access along with copying, printing and faxing facilities. Loerie’s Call Guest House is also perfectly placed for those who are on holiday and want to experience quality accommodation which provides you with a base from where to explore the city and the surrounding sights.”

Last but definitely not least, we have Loerie’s Call Guest House, set in a tranquil suburb that overlooks the Crocodile River Valley and the Nelspruit city. The location of this guesthouse makes it a very good option as majority of attractions such as the Kruger National Park are a mere 65km away. The award-winning team at Loerie’s Call are waiting to give you the 5-Star treatment you need after a year like 2022.

This guest house boasts nine en-suite rooms, each with their own private entrance and a balcony or patio section too. Apart from offering luxury and comfort, these rooms are well secluded to ensure total privacy for the guests to chill out and de-stress after a full day of activities in Nelspruit. And, if that’s not enough to help you unwind, then you can make sure to pay a visit to the on-site spa for a little bit of TLC. Once you are totally relaxed and your tummy calls for a tasty meal, make sure to tantalize your taste buds at the famous in-house restaurant for some of the most delicious meals found in the Lowveld.

Inside of Loeries Call Guesthouse- Guest Houses Nelspruit - Shandon Lodge

There we have it, The Top 10 Best Guest Houses in Nelspruit Mbombela. We hope we helped you find the best guest house in Nelspruit that will accommodate all of your needs. Book your stay at our Guest house in Nelspruit via our Contact Page.