Top 10 Self-Catering Accommodations In Mpumalanga, South Africa - Updated 2024

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One of the top tourist destinations in South Africa, Mpumalanga is flooded with beautiful scenes of flora and fauna. It is known as a “Paradise Country,” as it has features like serene mountain views and lush green valleys. Mpumalanga is one of the largest producers of citrus in the country and has more significant exports of oranges worldwide. Along with that, Mpumalanga has an array of attractions that are worth exploring, such as Blyde River Canyon, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, and Bourke’s Luck Potholes. Check out our list of the top self-catering accommodations in Mpumalanga, South Africa, to plan your next trip.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Walkersons Hotel & Spa in Dullstroom (from USD 113)

This listing is convenient for those traveling in twos. The hotel provides plenty of amenities to its guests so they can have an unforgettable stay. Some of the amenities accessible to the guests are an outdoor pool, a spa and wellness center, a steam room, a terrace, a fitness center, and more. Additionally, this accommodation also offers a fireplace to keep you warm.

Guests can enjoy a bottle of wine and sumptuous dishes in the on-site restaurant. Besides this, they enjoy the luxuries of the hotel like spa sessions, horseback riding, and much more, ensuring a memorable stay.

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Walkersons Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Walkersons Private Estate
146.33 km (91.0 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace

2. Newly built villa with three bedrooms in Hazyview (from USD 165)

This villa has mosquito netting all over the windows, so you can enjoy a hassle-free stay. Along with this, all the rooms are equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, and blackout curtains, so you’ll never have to stay in uncomfortable conditions. It also includes a kitchen, equipped entirely with the essentials, like an electric kettle, stove, oven, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, and dishwasher. Enjoy your favorite drink with a beautiful view of the sunset to make your day more exciting.

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44.81 km (27.9 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club
56 reviews   Wifi Available
lodge 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious house with recently renovated bathrooms and kitchen with a nice view of the town
the space is cool comfortable sensible stylish
the afternoon sun on the main bedroom bed is the perfect complement for any afternoon nap
the chalet is bright modern and extremely comfortable
spacious and super comfortable with all the kitchen amnetities
very clean and new and well appointed
well maintained and clean
the chalet is superbly maintained-cleanliness and comfort exceeded expectations
we were very impressed with the cleanliness and decor of this unit
great unit - spacious clean comfortable serviced
the owner was super efficient
owner was very quick with responses and very informative and helpful
the staff were friendly and always obliging
the support of the owner during the booking process was fantastic
the park facilities were the usual great standard and the staff friendly and cheerful
ideal to set up base to travel to kruger national park
location was perfect - close to kruger park and great facilities and restaurant on the grounds
incredibly light and bright well situated close to the kruger
this place was perfect for our time at kruger park
i will make this special place my kruger park stay for now and forever
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3. Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort in Matibidi (from USD 51)

Book your stay at this hotel, just 90 minutes away from the airport. This property is family-friendly and comes equipped with everything a guest would look for in their stay, including a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi, a seating area, parking space, and more.

During their stay here, guests can enjoy an array of activities, including cycling, walking, etc. On-site restaurants with multiple cuisines are located inside the hotel. There are many attractions nearby, including Three Rondavels Viewpoint and God’s Window, among others.

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Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: R532 to Graskop
92.85 km (57.7 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. Manzini Holiday Accommodation in Marloth Park (from USD 61)

Manzini Holiday Accommodation is a lovely property, equipped with a private deck and a swimming pool with a garden view. Just 10 minutes away from the property, Crocodile Bridge Gate provides a perfect escape. The kitchenette features a refrigerator, a microwave, and a seating area, so you can quickly cook the best meal. This place is mainly designed for couples, and it is located in a quiet place so that you don’t get any disturbances during your stay.

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Manzini Chalets

Address: 377 Kurper Street
48.23 km (30.0 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club

Parking Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Laundry

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5. Comfortable and luxurious villa for a large family in Marloth Park (from USD 92)

This spacious luxurious villa consists of four bedrooms, and it can easily accommodate up to eight people at once. The property has a fully equipped kitchen with modern equipment so that guests can quickly cook what they crave. Likewise, it has a vast pool area alongside the veranda, where you can chill with a glass of your favorite drink.

There’s a separate lounge area with spacious seating to enable you to enjoy some private moments. This area is also equipped with fast internet, available 24/7.

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44.65 km (27.8 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club
21 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The home is spacious and comfortable with all the modern conveniences you need to feel right at home
The home backs up to Kruger crocodile entrance
tips gekregen over verschillende bezienswaardigheden en deze tips waren stuk voor stuk waardevol
we both had our own room with bathroom
eigen badkamer Het woongedeelte is riant
Beautiful house with top end furnishing and decor
The house was accurate to photos and description very African style Fabulous Equipped with everything you needed for self catering and very clean
Dealing with the owners was seamless and more than willing to help with any questions
Goed ontvangst door de behulpzame huiskeepers
de verkoelende splashpool heerlijk vertoeven met
Door de tips hebben wij alle mooie plekjes in de
Leuke comfortabele villa dewelke helemaal aan onze noden en wensen voldeed Netjes in orde en met voldoende huisraad
prima eten in een van de vele goede
It is also very convenient to the Crocodile Bridge Entrance to Kruger
moet je naar Villa Khamkirri in Marloth Park
moet je naar Villa Khamkirri in Marloth Park
Het is van alle luxe en
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6. Marvelous place to relax and enjoy wildlife in Marloth Park (from USD 145)

Were you looking for a relaxing place to stay? This property is the place to visit. This home lets you enjoy wildlife right from your bedroom/living room, with a serene, quiet environment. As you move your eyes around, you will get to see zebra, kudu, giraffes, and many other animals, giving you a complete tourist feeling.

This property offers its guests a self-catering home, which has facilities like barbecue equipment, an ice machine, and more. Enjoy nature with no disturbances and distractions here.

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47.11 km (29.3 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club
3 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
great to visit kruger national park which is near by
milkwood is such a wonderful place to relax or to visit kruger national park from
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7. The Wild Bunch Safari House in Marloth Park (from USD 121)

Enjoy the beauty of nature in this stunning and unique property. The rental is perfect for two people. You can enjoy private moments with your loved ones, as you have access to the entirely private swimming pool. It’s a rental that is suitable for those who love to explore nature and nature-related activities.

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45.11 km (28.1 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club
3 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The pool made for a perfect place to cool off whenever it was needed
We have just experienced one of the most surrral stays ever
The peace & quiet beautiful surroundings & so close to The Kruger Park
You don't even have to leave the house to start enjoying the wildlife Special thanks to Trish who gave us a very warm welcome
The host - Diana and Nils - were so helpful and very accommodating as are their property managers Trish & Don Walking distance to the Crocodile River (along the Kruger national park) as well to th...
Beautiful home in a great location
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8. Six-guest home near golf course and swimming pools in Marloth Park (from USD 104)

The following listing is a family home for six. This property is situated just near Kruger Park and is just an hour away from Mozambique, Swaziland, and the Drakensberg. There are ample facilities available in and around the property, including a golf course, an internet café, three swimming pools, bars, a gas station, a market, and a butcher shop.

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44.84 km (27.9 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club
8 reviews  
villa 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
3) the local pub is actually quite nice with simple but tasty meals cold beer and free wifi
it's nice to have a swimming pool because most of the time it is very hot there
very clean and owner very accommodating
the people were very nice and helpful
wonderful house in a rustic location where animals came by from time to time
we liked so much this place many animals the house is well organized
it is very quiet and peaceful at the house
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9. Hazyview Cabanas (from USD 109)

Are you planning for a short tour with your partner? Hazyview Cabanas is the perfect accommodation for you, with a wide range of facilities in and around it. Besides offering an outdoor pool to their guests, it also enables their guests to further enjoy their leisure time by providing them with tennis courts.

Not just this, this hotel has luxurious cabins, offering guests a perfect view of the river. It has other great facilities like an outdoor barbecue grill, so you can treat yourself to good food.

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Hazyview Cabanas

8.4 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Sabie Road (R536), Hazyview 1242
52.7 km (32.8 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club

Parking Restaurant Bar Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry

10. Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate in Skukuza (from USD 241)

This quiet hotel offers a wide range of safaris, so you can easily enjoy the beautiful, open-air environment in a safari vehicle. Along with that, if you need any assistance, there’s a 24-hour help desk at the hotel’s front gate, so feel free to ask about your queries here.

Besides these, there’s a restaurant that offers a wide variety of cuisines to ensure you a good experience in the hotel. You can enjoy leisure time in the hotel, as you get access to the pool area and a bar.

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Kruger Gate Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: On the Sabi River at the Paul Kruger Gate, R536
9.7 km (6.1 mi) from Skukuza Golf Club

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

Make the most out of your stay in Mpumalanga

Surrounded by beaches and full of adventure-filled attractions, this place is truly a place where travelers can unwind. Explore the city by booking any of the top self-catering accommodations in Mpumalanga, South Africa, listed above, and see the beautiful beaches, wildlife, flora and fauna, and more.

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