South African Hotels
R71 between Polokwane and Tzaneen
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Hotel Type
Business, Family, Conference, Leisure, Resort


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The beautiful Magoebaskoof Hotel is the perfect holiday destination for families and leisure travelers Offering lovely family suites with bunk beds, and food to suite all tastes, the hotel puts guests at ease.  Available activities for the whole family include hot air ballooning, swimming, mountain biking, forest walks and picnics - there is something for everyone to enjoy. Situated along the R71 between Polokwane and Tzaneen in South Africa's Limpopo Province, this accommodation serves as an ideal stopover, serving as a gateway to neighboring countries and the Kruger National Park.

Experience your own small piece of heaven as you enjoy picturesque views over the Magoebas Valley, relaxing on your own private balcony after a fun-packed day. The hotel offers indoor and outdoor dining with a choice between three restaurants, WiFi connectivity in public areas, room service, babysitting services, secure parking, and laundry and ironing services. The hotel's owners have thought of all the finer details, ensuring your stay will be one to remember.

From weddings and conferences to team building and family vacations, the hotel accommodates any event with excellent service and friendly staff. Because the hotel is in close proximity to the Kruger National Park, the Polokwane Game Reserve, the Wolkberg (Serala) Wilderness Area and the Hans Merensky Nature Reserve, guests will not have to travel far to enjoy any of these world-famous game reserves and national parks.


Guests are spoilt with uninterrupted views over the Magoebas Valley, which may be enjoyed from the private balcony of each room. At this 4-star luxury accommodation, all the requirements guests need to enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay are fulfilled.

Standard Room:

  • Double beds
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Views over swimming pool and majestic Magoebas Valley
  • Bath with overhead shower
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • Private balconies

Standard Family Rooms:

  • 3 family rooms
  • 2 rooms with double and twin bed combinations
  • 1 room with bunk beds
  • Plug points at desk
  • Hairdryer and telephone
  • Views over swimming pool and Magoebas Valley
  • Bath with overhead shower
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities

Deluxe Rooms:

  • Double or twin beds
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Lounge
  • Hairdryer and telephone
  • Views over outdoor pool and Magoebas Valley
  • Bath with overhead shower
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Private balconies

Wining and Dining 

Guests are spoilt with a selection of three venues to dine at, each having its own atmosphere and fantastic menu. There is something to suit every palate.

The Tlou Restaurant

Named after the indigenous Sotho Tlou tribe, this very inviting restaurant boasts two roaring fireplaces which enhance the ambiance and add warmth on cold winter evenings. Beautiful large windows and a porch allow panoramic views over the Magoebas Valley, and an interesting mix of local culinary favorites make up delicious and comforting meals. Breakfast, lunch and dinners are mostly buffet style, and on very special occasions carvery is served.

Coffee Bean Coffee Shop

This is a deli where light lunches, delicious coffees and freshly baked cakes may be enjoyed. Boasting a wraparound balcony with picturesque views over the swimming pool and the Magoebas Valley, this lovely deli is perfect for relaxing.

The Phoenix and The Fireman Pub

The Phoenix and The Fireman Pub is a classic country pub with trinkets and furnishings reflecting the cultural history of the Magoesbaskloof region. Fabulous pub lunches await you, and there are two large flat screen TVs for watching your favourite sporting events. There is also a large fireplace and a spectacular cedarwood bar, where guests may treat themselves to their favorite drinks while socializing with locals and one other.

Nearby Activities

Guests and families are spoilt with an extensive range of exciting activities that may be enjoyed by all. Guests can either walk or drive to various locations where activities are held in close proximity to the hotel.

Activities include:

  • Fly fishing
  • Canopy tours
  • Visiting lakes and dams
  • Mountain biking
  • Forest trails
  • Magoebaskloof Adventures (Canopy Tour, Gecko Tubing, Quad Biking, Abseiling, Motor Biking, Mountain Biking, Kloofing or Canyoning, Paintball, Fly Fishing and Wall Climbing)
  • Tzaneen Country Club golf

Local Events and Attractions:

  • Cheerio Halt Gardens
  • Debengeni Waterfall
  • Ebenezer Mile
  • Unique fauna and flora
  • Kings Walden Garden
  • Berry Festival
  • Giant Baobab

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  • Balconies
  • Computer points
  • Hairdryer
  • Selected satellite channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone


The Tlou Restaurant - Magoebaskloof Hotel

Named after the indigenous Sotho Tlou tribe, this restaurant is beautifully decorated in remembrance of this classical time.  With two enormous fireplaces, which add to the lovely warm and ambience of this resort, guests can enjoy a la carte dining, buffets, comfort food, trout and on very special occassions, a carvery.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the lovely Tlou Restaurant.

Coffee Bean Coffee Shop - Magoebaskloof Hotel

The Coffee Bean Coffee Shop at the Magoebaskloof Hotel near Tzaneen offers light snacks and exotic coffee based refreshments.  With an exquisite wrap-around balcony, lovely views over the swimming pool and picturesque views over the Magoebaskloof Valley can be enjoyed while dining freshly baked cakes together with a cup of lovely freshly ground coffee.

Seating is available outside for those really hot days and indoors for the slightly chilly days.  Together with an inviting fireplace and lounge, there is a upright piano and the musical guests can take the opportunity to enjoy playing some of their favourite pieces of music.

The Phoenix & The Firemans Pub - Magoebaskloof Hotel

This classic country pub at the Magoebaskloof Hotel near Tzaneen, Limpopo Province, is wonderfully decorated in trinkets and appurtenances from the Magoebaskloof's rich heritage.  Mouthwatering traditional pub lunches and evening snacks may be enjoyed in front of an impressive fireplace. Two flat screen TV's area available for the sports lovers and a magnificent cedar wood counter top is a great place where the conversations are shared with locals and travellers, over their favorite beverage.

Nearby attractions

Being located centrally between the citrus capital of the north, Tzaneen, and the town of Haenertsburg, there is a variety of interesting attractions, events and festivals which may be enjoyed while staying at the Magoebaskloof Hotel.  From cultural to historical to adventure, there is so much to keep you busy during your stay in this wonderful area.

Nearby attractions:

  • Cheerio Halt Gardens: in spring, this magnificent garden is a fountain of blossoms and visitors may enjoy walks, picnics, fly fishing, and tea and scones
  • Debengeni Waterfall
  • Ebenezer Mile: an annual swim certified by Swimming South Africa
  • Fauna & Flora: the Vervet Monkey Foundation, Birds of the Magoebaskloof, Afromontane Forests, Samango Monkeys
  • Kings Walden Garden: ideal for a day trip where delicacies, light lunches and picnics may be enjoyed
  • Berry Festival: annual event in the month of February, where delightful fresh and organic produce may be purchased
  • Giant Baobab: the widest Baobab in the world is located on the Sandland Farm in Modjadjiskloof and is likely to be 1000 years old.

The Magoebaskloof region in Limpopo is known for some of the best fly fishing in South Africa.  The Haenertsburg Trout Association is known to be the oldest fly fishing club, with the association managing and protecting large stretches of the waters in these region.  Fishing can be arranged through the Magoebaskloof Hotel or through the local fishing shop Haenertsburg. Keep an eye out for crocodiles and hippos.

  • Ebenezer Dam - Rainbow Trout, Golden Carp, Barbel, Kurper and Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass
  • Tzaneen Dam - Large numbers of largemouth bass with fish weighing up to 4kg.
Canopy Tours

This exciting activity is offered approximately 10km from the Magoebaskloof Hotel and is one for the adrenalin seekers.  Travelling over waterfalls, rivers and forest floors these "foefie" cable slides will take you through the incredible indigenous forest and ancient mountain cliffs.  Great fun for families, team building, nature lovers and the adrenaline seekers.

Mountain Biking

A mountain biking paradise, hosting a variety of mountain biking events throughout the year, treat your family to this wonderful strength building activity.  Permits are required and may be obtained from the Magoebaskloof Hotel, and if you require a mountain bike, they are also available for rent.

Trails include:

  • Ebenezer Dan or Standford Lake - 5.3km - suitable for young children
  • Cheerio or Sequoia - 5km - passing through avocado orchards and pine plantations this easy to travel route is suitable for families
  • Magoebaskloof adventures - 10km - for the experienced rider with 5km being a technical single track, steep climbs, and steep descents
  • Cheerio / Sequoia / Bramasole / Standfor Lake College - 25km - preferred by the experienced mountain bikers, and may be extended to 55km. Spectacular view of the entire area, dams, gardens, natural forests and streams.

The Magoebaskloof Hotel is the ideal location for a dream wedding.  The wedding organisers at this country hotel in South Africa have many years of experience, and will do absolutely everything to make your most special day as perfect as you've dreamed it would be.

Wedding services:

  • fully stocked and licensed bar
  • music
  • flowers
  • tables, chairs, linen, crockery, cutlery and glassware
  • wedding cake
  • specialised discount accommodation packages for your wedding guests
  • many culinary menu choices with custom options
  • hassle free assistance.

The following will also be arranged for you:

  • hotel accommodation
  • set up a menu tasting for the bride and groom
  • draw up a checklist to be followed
  • provide a professional service based on experience and knowledge of Magoebaskloof Hotel
  • post wedding feedback meeting, event wrap up and finalise bills
  • floor management during the set-up, reception and on the date of your wedding.

Magoebaskloof Hotel

Offering up to date technology and facilities, the conference venues at the Magoebaskloof Hotel have everything you require to ensure your event is a success.

Conference facilities:

  • registration desk
  • overhead projector and screens
  • lectern / podium
  • flipchart & white board
  • data projector
  • air-conditioning.

Additional equipment which can be booked (charges may apply):

  • PA system
  • video conferencing
  • video & monitor
  • karaoke
  • sound equipment
  • DJ & lighting
  • wireless network
  • special stationery requests
  • business services (fax and photocopying).

  • Bar
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Coffee Shop
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Garden
  • Gift Shop
  • Hiking trails
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Squash court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Trout dam

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Free wireless Internet in the main reception area and bar and lounge areas
General Services
  • 24 hour reception service
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Room service
  • Secure parking
Children Policy
  • Children of all ages are welcome to stay at this country hotel near Tzaneen.  At the Magoebaskloof Hotel, children under the age of 12 stay free when sharing a room with 2 adults.

Pet Policy
  • Unfortunately, no pets are allowed at the Magoebaskloof Hotel.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The Magoebaskloof Hotel offers 11 standard rooms which accommodate 2 adults each.  The lovely balcony offers unsurpassed views over the expansive mountain ranges, where couples can enjoy some relaxing after a fun packed day.

Standard Room features:

  • telephone
  • hairdryer
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • limited room service (6:30 am - 11:00 pm)
  • laundry service
  • free WiFi in public areas
  • balcony / patio with sweeping views over Duivelskloof and Modjadji
  • lounge area.
Single Room R940
Double Room R1250

Deluxe room

# Rooms:

The Hotel in Magoebaskloof provides guests 24 deluxe rooms each of which can accommodates two adults sharing.  These deluxe rooms feature double and twin beds with an en-suite bathroom, and boast a lounge and patio where drinks can be enjoyed in the setting sun.

Deluxe Room features:

  • telephone
  • hairdryer
  • computer plug points at desk
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • limited room service (6:30 am - 11:00 pm)
  • laundry service
  • free WiFi in public areas
  • balcony / patio with sweeping views over Duivelskloof and Modjadji
  • lounge area.
Single Room R1060
Double Room R1410

Family Room

# Rooms:

The Magoebaskloof Hotel in Limpopo, South Africa, provides a total of 3 family rooms which accommodate 2 adults and 2 children sharing each.  These family rooms feature double or twin beds for the adults and double bunk beds for the children. The rooms include an en-suite bathroom as well as a lounge and patio.

Family Room features:

  • telephone
  • hairdryer
  • computer plug points at desk
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • limited room service (6:30 am - 11:00 pm)
  • laundry service
  • free WiFi in public areas
  • balcony / Patio with sweeping views over Duivelskloof and Modjadji
  • lounge area.
Single Room R1100
Double Room R1470

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -23.888673

Longitude: 29.995948



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