Moonriver Guest House Upington

Moonriver Guest House

Guest House / Self Catering at 8 Murray Avenue, Upington, 8800, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Moonriver Guest House

For luxury accommodation out of this world we proudly give you Moonriver Guesthouse located on the romantic shores of the Orange River.

Enjoy a glass of champagne while relaxing in an old Victorian bath and Jacuzzi or witness one of the most breathtaking sunsets from our stretched out wooden deck, sparing no details to secure an exceptional and unique visit to the Northern Cape, one that you won't easily forget. We pride ourselves that we are the award winner of excellent service in the Northern Cape area and we also are highly recommended by AA. Our warm and friendly staff will be at hand to attend to your specific needs.

‘And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.’ Nelson Mandela


Moonriver Guest House has seven luxurious and stylish en-suite rooms to offer. Three of which include spectacular river and garden views. Our rooms can accommodate single, double and family reservations. All rooms are equipped with the following standard amenities to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible.

All our rooms are equipped with the following standard amenities to make all our guests stay as comfortable as possible:
• Air-conditioning
• Television SABC 1,2,3, ETV and DSTV
• DVD Player
• Hair Dryers
• Full luxurious bathroom amentities range
• Coffee/ Tea tray
• Comfortable, extra length beds
• Safe
• Bar fridges
• Electric blankets
• Jacuzzi
• Spa


A hearty English or Continental breakfast is served on the balcony, dining room or deck.

Facilities and services

• Fishing
• Canoeing
• Water skiing
• Sundowners
• Jacuzzi
• Dstv
• River access
• Braai facilities
• River deck
• Sparkling pool
• Wireless Internet hot spot
• Laundry services
• Secure parking
• All credit cards accepted

Activities and attractions

Surrounding leisure activities include golfing, hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, river cruises, wine tours, game viewing, there is a wide variety of tours available to cater for each individual requirements.

Bound by the Orange River and the Kalahari, Upington is the principal city in the Northern Region, an ideal winter holiday resort with all the modern conveniences on the major routes to Namibia and Kalahari, Augrabies National Park, Fish River Canyon, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Northern Cape.

Spitskop Nature Reserve just outside Upington, provides a perfect destination for a day's outing, picnicking, game drives or even doing the hiking trails in the Reserve.

Take the scenic Orange River Wine Route through Keimoes, Kakamas and explore the unique stops along the way to the majestic Augrabies National Park and waterfalls only +-120km away


Extreme temperatures with summers often exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, and winter the temperatures stay between 25 and 30 degrees during the day, and dip very much lower at night. Night frosts are not unusual. The nicest time of the year in this region is spring.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (dial up)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Telephone (pre-paid)
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with Deukom)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Roof deck
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -28.45776
Longitude: 21.248555999666667

Closest airport(s)
Upington Airport - 10km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
December 2009 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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