Rack Rail Inn - Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander

Waterval Boven Accommodation
Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander

Rack Rail Inn

Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander - Accommodation

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Rack Rail Inn in Waterval Boven

On the corner of Second Street and First Avenue in Waterval Boven, the Rack Rail Inn, provides the ideal overnight stopover for backpackers, business representatives, tourists, or a weekend breakaway at an affordable rate.

The "rack rail" or "tandrat" was used to pull the trains up the steep gradient between Waterval Onder and Waterval Boven. The Rack Rail Inn is located in the original hostel of the railway employees in Waterval Boven. The main building was built in 1929 and the wings were added in 1949.

Accommodation at the Rack Rail Inn is offered in rooms sharing communal bathrooms. There are twin rooms, double rooms and a family room. Towels and linen are supplied.

A cozy dining room provides a hearty breakfast and a traditional South African dinner. There is also a TV room with M-Net and DStv.

Experience friendly service and comfortable accommodation in this 60 room inn which provides a bed, dinner or bed and breakfast at affordable prices.

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Facilities available at Rack Rail Inn,Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander

  • Parking on Premises
  • Satellite TV

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 30° 19' 33.6" E / 25° 38' 37.5" S

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Driving to Rack Rail Inn in Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
Distance: 81 m / Duration: 2 hours 18 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 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.Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M960.5 km
4.Turn right onto Voortrekker Rd83 m
5.Turn right at the 1st cross street25 m
6.Merge onto R21 via the ramp to R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport
Toll road
7.2 km
7.At the interchange 429A-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank
Partial toll road
113 km
8.Merge onto N4
Toll road
121 km
9.Turn right1.9 km
10.Continue straight onto 3rd Ave0.2 km
11.Turn left81 m

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.

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Food and service good Beautifil setting on escarpment

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review by Johanna Smit

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Rustic. Friendly people but a tad disorganised. No Liquor licence so bring your own.

review by Andries Kleynhans

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review by Jonas Malite

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Very welcoming

review by Mbuso Ncongwane

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