If you are looking for the best accommodation in Hartbeespoort, we have compiled this list to help you make your choice. Hartbeespoort is a resort town that borders Pretoria to the west and is 35km from Johannesburg. The town is a popular weekend getaway from residents of these nearby cities. It is most popular because it is next to Hartbeespoort Dam, among other things to do in Hartbeespoort
List of Best Accommodation in Hartbeespoort.
We have compiled a list of some of our favourite places to stay when visiting Harbeespoort. There is a good variety between guesthouses and luxury hotels where you can stay in the area.
This one is our top pick for accommodation in Hartbeespoort. The lodge is a 4 star resort with 300 acres of bushveld beauty right against the Magalies Mountains. You can relax at the spar or enjoy a round of golf. This location I ideal for families and you can unwind on the property or the many popular attractions in the surrounding area. The outdoor activities that you can engage in include an 18 hole golf course, mini golf, and pools for adults (cold and heated) along with a kiddie pool for the little ones. While in on the golf course you might see some of the resident bird life or antelope during your round. If you want to unwind, you can spend time at the spa.
There are various therapeutic treatments to spoil yourself with, like hot stone massages, facial treatment, or salt and oil baths, to name a few. The rooms are comfy and spacious, and everything spotless. Seasons is right in the middle of nature and the views in and around the property are spectacular. There are different room sizes, from the luxury lodge room that can accommodate 2 people sharing, to the superior villa that can accommodate 3 adults sharing plus two children. All the rooms are spacious and have a private patio, flat screen TV, coffee bar and air con. Onsite restaurant, supersize chess.
Harties Is Africa
Harties Is Africa is one of the more unique accommodation in Hartbeespoort. Unlike a conventional lodge, Safari Is Africa comprises 5 luxury tents, nestled among grassland and hidden by a canopy of indigenous trees. What you get is as close to nature as one can get without actually going camping. The setting is really refreshing, with nature literally on your doorstep. It is nicely tucked away so you feel like you are away from the city while not being too far from everything. The property is right along the banks of the Magalies River so you can luxuriate in the views of the river and mountains in the backdrop.
Despite being made to resemble camping, you will receive world-class hospitality from the hosts who are always available to attend to your needs. You will enjoy the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere, close to animals and vegetation. Each tent can host two adults and has a kitchen and a private bathroom. The rooms are self-catering so you will want to bring your own food. The place is still within driving distance of shops and restaurant, with a restaurant being available 4km from the site. For minor items there is a convenience store on the property. Other facilities for your enjoyment are the swimming pool, and barbeque facilities.
Château La Mer Exclusive Guesthouse
This lodging is a French-inspired guest house surrounded by the mountains. It offers beautiful views of Hartbeespoort dam. The rooms vary from a deluxe double room with a double bed, to the superior and penthouse suites with extra an extra large double bed and ample space. All of the rooms and suites are tastefully decorated and have a private balcony or patio. There rooms also have a stocked bar fridge for those who like to snake at night. The rooms are spacious and spotlessly clean. Service is excellent, with the friendly staff always willing to help you. Breakfast is served in the French style dining room with classical furniture.
There is a large garden area with a pool area for when you want to relax during the day. The atmosphere of the hotel is scenic and quiet so it is ideal for a tranquil retreat. The hotel is in reasonable driving distance to shopping centres and other points of interest. Sediba Shopping Centre and the Hartbeespoort Aquarium are less than 2 km away, with the Aerial Cableway is 3.2 km away. When staying her be sure to book a room on the first floor so you can have the majestic views of the dam from your balcony. The one thing missing from the establishment is an internet connection, which is a damper on an otherwise great package.
We like this one for two primary reasons: the location and the fact that it is very affordable. This lodge is located 8km from the dam wall and offers elevated accommodation in Hartbeespoort with superb lake views. The lodge can host up to six adults and boasts spacious rooms with private bathrooms. There is a shared lounge and kitchen, as well as a communal garden. We highly recommend booking the double room with the lake view.
Wake up to a tasty full English breakfast and the views over the lake and the mountain range. For relaxation, there is a Jacuzzi for your convenience. If you want to get out a bit on for, just step out into the backyard and you have a mini hiking trail available to you.
Villa Paradiso is a luxury hotel on the eastern edge of the Hartbeespoort dam. What stands out with this hotel is that it is built right against the Magalies mountain range so you essentially have the mountain as your backyard. The views from the hotel are majestic, coupled with natural beauty and availability of outdoor leisure activities.
The rooms are available in economy twin rooms (two single beds), double rooms (double bed) or executive suites for those want the most space and accouterments. All rooms come with breakfast served the following morning. The breakfast menu is limited but is a restaurant available on-site.
Later on in the day you can treat yourself to tasty nibbles at Black Fox Gin Bar and Eatery, the onsite restaurant with an intimate setting and unbelievable views. If fine dining is what you want, La Rouge restaurant’s master chef will prepare feasts comprising European cuisine with an African touch. They have specialty dishes on a daily basis and their Sunday lunch buffet is popular with both day visitors and long term guests. The location of the hotel is convenient, with the Hartbeespoort Cableway being a 10-minute walk away.