Rack Rail Inn
Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander - Accommodation
Rack Rail Inn in Waterval Boven
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 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
|3.||Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M96||0.5 km|
|4.||Turn right onto Voortrekker Rd||83 m|
|5.||Turn right at the 1st cross street||25 m|
|6.||Merge onto R21 via the ramp to R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport|
|7.||At the interchange 429A-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank|
Partial toll road
|8.||Merge onto N4|
|9.||Turn right||1.9 km|
|10.||Continue straight onto 3rd Ave||0.2 km|
|11.||Turn left||81 m|
Nearest Airport & Flights
O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg+ FIND FLIGHT TO Johannesburg
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 Rack Rail Inn
Food and service good Beautifil setting on escarpment
Rustic. Friendly people but a tad disorganised. No Liquor licence so bring your own.
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