Emalahleni Castle - Witbank, Cultural Heartland

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Witbank Accommodation
Witbank, Cultural Heartland

Emalahleni Castle

Witbank, Cultural Heartland - Accommodation

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Emalahleni Castle in Witbank

Stay in a castle in Witbank the best accommodation you can find on your way to the Kruger National Park. Situated approximately 120km from Johannesburg and 100km from Pretoria, heading eastwards on the Maputo Economic Corridor, lays the city of Witbank. An hour's drive from Johannesburg International Airport, Witbank can provide an ideal overnight stop with various activities to entertain visitors as they enter the Gateway to Mpumalanga.

Tourist attractions include the nature reserve, industrial coal mine and power station tours, cultural experiences, adventure sport, environmental activities and water sport. The city also boasts several top class golf courses.

The dam area is used extensively for water sports and has camping, caravan sites and chalet accommodation. The adjoining nature reserve is a nature lover's delight, with 50 different tree species and 150 flower varieties, amongst which are the rare ground orchids and gladiola type. It supports a wide variety of game species and various trails have been mapped out in the reserve, where 173 bird species can be detected.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at Emalahleni Castle,Witbank, Cultural Heartland

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
Activities Nearby
  • Big 5
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Surfing
  • Walking

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 14' 45.3" E / 25° 54' 1.4" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to Emalahleni Castle in Witbank, Cultural Heartland

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O R Tambo Airport, 1 O R Tambo Airport Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
Distance: 123 km / Duration: 1 hour 12 mins
1. Head northwest 0.5 km
2. Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R21 N/City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria and merge onto R21
Partial toll road
2.8 km
3. Slight left toward Voortrekker Rd (signs for Voortrekker Road/Kempton Park/M96) 0.5 km
4. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Voortrekker Rd 0.1 km
5. Turn right at the 1st cross street toward R21 (signs for R21/R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport)
Partial toll road
0.5 km
6. Merge onto R21
Toll road
1.4 km
7. Keep left to stay on R21
Toll road
5.3 km
8. At the interchange 429A-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank
Partial toll road
110 km
9. Take exit 539 for R544/Watermeyer Street toward Emalahleni/Bethal 0.4 km
10. Turn right onto Watermeyer St/R544 0.9 km
11. Turn right onto Steve Bantu Biko St 1.2 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.

OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.

Reviews for Emalahleni Castle


All very well and joy enjoined by myself and my guests

review by George White

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Not the greatest place to stay. No hot water. Only one towel in the room for two people.

review by Tracy Such

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This guest house is very amazing, with a classic look and feel (atmosphere), the friendly staff make it even more worthwhile, I consider Emalahleni Castle my go to place if I'm around Middleburg. It's quite affordable especially if you are a student, a promoter or simply a traveller looking for a great place to sleep at. I rate it 5-star due to the following (friendly staff, simplistic yet great breakfast served to us "my friends and I", the intimate garden set up including pool located outside and lastly the cleanliness of the rooms including extra blankets placed in every room) oh did I mention the cool art images found on their walls? (Beautiful)

review by Seitsemo FreeGodson

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Great place for BED AND BREAKFAST

review by Jonas Malite

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A bitold fashioned and staff were loud for some reason, no peace and quiet you would expect from a 3 star rated place. Its affordable but would pay a bit more for a different place

review by Anru Meyer

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It's but to me it looks old and more of Roman religious, as the are lots of painting similar to the Catholic church. However it good...

review by Lwazi Magagula

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Shocker. No offer of twin room (they were not busy at all ),one table cloth type towel for 2, no coffee mugs or teaspoons, blocked and leaking bidet - flooded room, brown water. Sorry, never again.

review by Carel Jacobsz, South Africa

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