Mount Sheba Rainforest Hotel & Resort

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The four-star Mount Sheba A Forever Lodge, which is in the rolling hills above the town of Pilgrims Rest, is a spectacular hideaway for anyone who enjoys being outdoors with spectacular vistas.

Mount Sheba hotel Pilgrims Rest is surrounded by well-marked footpaths which lead guests through indigenous forests and up onto wide open grassy plains.

The rooms and the suites feature fireplaces which provide comfort and warmth during the winter months and make for a cosy setting. Welcoming children of all ages, the family rooms are spacious featuring private balconies from which to enjoy the natural surroundings.

This country-style mount Sheba Hotel is in proximity to the town of Pilgrims Rest and the scenic Panorama Route. The area is famous for its forest walks and local history of the discovery of gold in the local rivers.

The Pilgrims Rest accommodation features a total of 26 hotel rooms and suites. Family rooms, baby cots as well as inter-leading rooms can be requested. Three of the Standard Twin Rooms feature sleeper couches in the lounge, which can accommodate two children sharing with their parents. The Suite is larger than the Standard Rooms and has a private bar and a porch.

The Mount Sheba Chandelier Restaurant features a 3-course dinner menu in the evening offering contemporary local cuisine. The meals are made fresh on the day ranging from delicious home-baked bread to the butternut soup.

The restaurant has an excellent wine cellar which pairs well with the food. The Owl and Trout Pub is a perfect place for pre-dinner and after-dinner drinks. The Hacketts Poolside bar serves a light lunch and refreshments at the outdoor swimming pool, and room service is available throughout the day.

Nearby Activities

  • Mountain biking
  • Forest hikes
  • Horseback riding
  • Picnics in the forest
  • Trout fishing
  • Panning for gold.

Hotel room types:

  • 10 Standard Twin Rooms (split level with a lounge)
  • 14 Standard Double Rooms
  • 1 Suite with lounge.

Hotel room features:

  • Fireplaces
  • Private porch or balcony
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • Extensive range of customised toiletries
  • A TV with selected channels
  • Hairdryers
  • Safes
  • Direct-dial telephones.

Facilities and Services

  • Guest lounge and games room
  • Trout dam for fishing
  • Babysitting
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Solarium and sauna
  • Squash and Tennis Courts
  • Pool/snooker room
  • Nature walking trails
  • 24-hour reception services.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Facilities Available at Mount Sheba Rainforest Hotel & Resort

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Children's playground
  • Conference venue
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Garden
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Squash court(s)
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Trout dam

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FAQs about Mount Sheba Rainforest Hotel & Resort
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Mount Sheba Rainforest Hotel & Resort are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where is Mount Sheba Rainforest Hotel & Resort located?
The address of Mount Sheba Rainforest Hotel & Resort is: Grootfonteinberg 516KT, Lydenburg Road.