Kings Walden Garden Manor

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Kings Walden Garden Manor lies about 5 hours north-east of Johannesburg and 1.5 hours from the Polokwane Airport. Set in the sub-tropical town of Tzaneen in South Africa's Limpopo Province, this little country retreat is famous for its romantic spirit and scenic views of the northern Drakensberg Mountains. This Hotel forms part of a welcoming, century-old heritage home which provides elegant accommodation in a tranquil setting, champagne picnics, and delicious gourmet dinners.

Guests may admire the incredible valley and mountain views, lush country gardens and enjoy the comfort of luxurious accommodation. The Kings Walden country retreat combines general excellence and African charm in a most spectacular mountain setting. Beautiful mountain views and a lush garden provide the backdrop of the estate's six luxury rooms, made for romance and relaxation. Guests are welcome to stretch out on extra-length king size beds, relax in front of the fire with wine and soothing music.

The rooms are decorated in a classic, elegant decor with a modern African touch. The spacious bathrooms offer big showers and baths made for two. Each of the rooms leads onto the gardens, where a large sparkling swimming pool awaits you. Paths leading to shaded areas of the backyard is the perfect place to escape with a book or a bottle of wine to share.

Room features include:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Individual décor
  • Satellite TV
  • Fireplace
  • Ceiling fan
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Sitting area
  • CD player
  • Wi-Fi
  • iPod Docking station.


The chef provides a delicious contemporary fusion menu which combines imported specializes and fresh, local organic produce. Meals served here are made with passion and thoroughly enjoyed. Breakfasts are served to overlook the mountains.

Dinners served by candlelight in the spacious dining room are not to be missed. Included on the menu are dishes such as French Rack of Lamb, tagline di Manzo (an Italian sliced steak dish), slowly cooked lamb shanks, seared tuna, and an array of decadent, delicious desserts. A well - selected wine list is available, to pair your meal perfectly with South African wines. Gourmet picnic baskets are available on request to enjoy in the gardens, or on a day trip to a local attraction.

Facilities and Services

From the outdoor swimming pool, which is a lovely place to rest, magnificent views over the valley can be enjoyed. To ensure a most comfortable stay, convenient services are on offer for guests.

Facilities include:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Lounge

Services include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry services
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tours and transfers on request


  • Farm tours
  • Boat cruises
  • 4 X 4 picnics
  • Quad biking
  • Abseiling
  • Fly fishing
  • Tree Top Canopy Tours
  • River Rafting
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking.

Nearby Attractions

The Wolkberg Wilderness area is in proximity to this welcoming country retreat near Tzaneen. The nearest entrance gate to the famous Kruger National Park is within a one hours drive from this resort.

Nearby Attractions:

  • Wolkberg Wilderness area
  • South Africa's biggest baobab tree
  • Kruger National Park.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Direct dial telephone
  • DVD player
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • iPod docking station
  • Lounge
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • WIFI

Facilities Available at Kings Walden Garden Manor

  • Big screen TV room
  • Business Centre
  • DVD Library
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool

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