Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest
Pilgrims Rest, The Panorama - Accommodation
Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest in Pilgrims Rest
The hotel consists of six suites and 44 double or twin bedded en-suite bedrooms in the main hotel and adjacent cottages, still carrying their historical names. The hotel features a stately lounge with fireplace where you can relax and enjoy a sun downer or night cap. The Church Bar originally a school chapel was brought to Pilgrim’s Rest by ox wagon and erected adjacent to the hotel. The hotel also offers an informal theme restaurant known as Diggers Den and the Peach Tree Creek where formal meals and functions are held.
The facilities offered in the area are a nine hole golf course, horse riding, trout fishing, gold panning and hiking trails. A choice of charming museums and curiosity shops are available for the less energetic. The hotel is paraplegic friendly and children are welcome. Situated close to unequalled venues such as the Blyde River Canyon, Kruger National Park and the Panoramic Route.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest,Pilgrims Rest, The Panorama
- Available Next Weekend
- Available This Weekend
- Credit Card Facilities
- Indoor Fireplace
- Laundry Facilities
- Restaurant on Premises
- Satellite TV
- Wheelchair Enabled
- Winter School Holidays
- Womens Day Weekend
- Bicycle Touring
- Big 5
- Bird Watching
- Fishing - Fly
- Health & Fitness
- Horse Riding
- Quad Biking
- River Rafting/Expedition
- Trout Fishing
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 30° 45' 25.4" E / 24° 54' 31.5" S
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|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.2 km / Duration: 3 hours 46 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|
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|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|
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|8.||Merge onto N4|
|9.||Take the exit toward R33||0.6 km|
|10.||Keep left at the fork and merge onto R33||2.9 km|
|11.||Turn right onto Steven Masango St||0.3 km|
|12.||Continue onto R540||32.0 km|
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|15.||Continue onto R540||52.3 km|
|16.||Turn left onto R36||2.3 km|
|17.||Continue straight onto Viljoen St||0.6 km|
|18.||Turn left onto Buhrmann St||0.8 km|
|19.||Turn right onto De Clercq St/R36/R37|
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|20.||Turn right onto R533||28.4 km|
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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 Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest
Very picturesque place! Never seen anything like this, mr Walt Disney could have designed and created this place! The rooms (small houses!) have the most authentic feeling to it and throw you back in times in a matter of seconds. Dont expect anything too fancy but its so worth staying at! Would come back!!!
Still one of my most favourite pubs in the country, especially when you see all the old pictures and realise how much thinking over drinking happened there.
Good day.Packet with history and a sense of the 1900s. have a chance to grab a drink that takes you back in time. a must see and maybe the main attraction here.Regards
We were passing by and decided to stay for dinner. Absolutely loved the food. Had a chat with the chef and what a great guy he is. Would definately go back for the buffet
What a wonderful experience staying at the Royal Cottage, an annex to the Royal Hotel. Clean, warm, and actually spacious! Total pleasure sipping wine on the stoep in the setting sun with beautiful bergs for our view.
We stayed in the old world Victorian Cottage. It is a wonderful living museum. Beautifully decorated with crisp clean linen and very comfortable mattresses. Staff are warm friendly and helpful. Will revisit anytime. Enjoyed the breakfast buffet and good espresso.
Only walked past. But this is such a cool town. Makes you feel like your in yhe old days
Definitely a must for anyone passing through Pilgrims Rest. If to stay over at the old Victorian themed hotel, visit the historical bar (once church) or eat from the exquisite menu.
Not the same anymore. I use to live to come here. It was a tradition coming here very year. The authenticity of the place has been lost. They do not stock all the alcohols you would prefer like in the padt and you have to settle for what they have. SAD.
Hotel is great for a night or two. Historically interesting and true to the time period. Breakfast is ok. As a lunch restaurant... I'd rather go across the street.
Pity the town of Pilgrimsrest has lost its shine. Quaint little hotel. Few visitors.
"Pleasant stay at the Royal Hotel "
Overall my stay at the Royal Hotel was good. The room was charming and clean (cleanliness is one of the most important factors to me when staying at a hotel). The hotel, cleaning and bar staff were very friendly.
"Brown review of Pilgrims Rest Hotel"
Enjoyable stay ~ excellent service. Pilgrim's Rest village does need to review attraction.
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