Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest

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The three-star Royal Hotel Pilgrim's Rest is in the picturesque town of Pilgrim's Rest.

This old gold mining town in South Africa's magnificent Mpumalanga Province. The location of this old Victorian-style Royal Hotel Pilgrim's Rest hotel allows guests to explore the many sightseeing places and attractions on the Panorama Route.

The Royal Hotel has been impeccably restored to reflect the old style of a bygone era. Featuring ten authentic buildings that date back to the latter part of the nineteenth century, the hotel in Mpumalanga offers 50 charming en-suite hotel rooms.

Declared a goldfield in 1873, the town of Pilgrim's Rest became a cosmopolitan centre of activity in South Africa. When entering the hotel, visitors are immediately taken on a nostalgia-filled trip into the past. The reception walls are decorated with interesting photographs and artefacts providing insights into Pilgrim's Rest Is history. This theme is carried forward into the lounge of the hotel, and the famous Church Bar.

The 50 en-suite rooms are spread across annexes to the Main Hotel, all of which reflect the distinctive historical charm and atmosphere of this unique hotel.

Furnished with antique brass beds, wardrobes, washstands and other furniture, the hotel transports guests back into the rich history of South Africa's gold rush. Rounding off this antique decor are authentic Victorian baths and fixtures.

The Kruger National Park is within 46 minutes by car, where memorable encounters with Africa's untamed wildlife await.


  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Facilities Available at Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest

  • Conference venue
  • Hotel Bar
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant

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FAQs about Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest 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 Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest located?
The address of Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest is: Main Road, Pilgrims Rest, 1290.