About Rissington Inn
Rissington Inn is an award-winning, affordable country lodge in the heart of the Lowveld. Stylish, relaxed and informal, the inn is the perfect stopover on the way to the game reserves and an ideal base from which to explore all that Mpumalanga has to offer.
Outstanding breakfasts. Lunches, sumptuous dinners and easy light meals, served in the à la carte restaurant, seven days a week. Extensive choices and superb food. The welcoming, friendly bar is fully licensed. Complimentary WiFi Internet throughout the lodge.
The sixteen individual rooms and suites are surrounded by 10 acres of extensive colourful gardens and offer comfortable, spacious and airy accommodation. All rooms have their own entrances and verandahs. Many have two or three beds to accommodate children and extra adults.
Each room has a private bathroom and the wonderful garden suites and hillside suites also offer outside showers and hammocks or day-beds. The rooms and the charming, thatched main house are shaded by magnificent trees and have breathtaking views down the valley.
Pumalanga and Shonalanga - two bedrooms in each suite with one walled-off outside shower, two en-suite bathrooms, private sitting room with satellite television, minibar fridge (stocked on request) and private pool shared only by these two suites. Private verandah, view and hammock.
Ivory, Acacia and Coral - super king size bed and single bed, covered verandah, view, ground floor, Victorian bath, walled-off outside shower, hammock or day-bed.
Sycamore, Ebony and Teak - two queen size beds, covered verandah, ground floor, Victorian bath, walled-off outside shower; view; hammock or day-bed.
Saligna - super king size bed, Victorian bath, upstairs, patio, thatch
Camelfoot - two queen size beds, Victorian bath, downstairs, patio
Euphorbia - super king size bed, Victorian bath, shower, upstairs, patio, view
Baobab - Queen size bed and single bed, Victorian bath, shower
Mahogany and Kigelia - downstairs, verandah, view
Combretum and Kapok - Queen size bed, Victorian bath, downstairs
Rissington is renowned for its popular and easy-going restaurant and particularly for is outstanding breakfasts which set guests up for a day in the Kruger or for any number of adrenalin-pumping activities available in the region. Light meals, lunch and dinner are all served in the à la carte restaurant, open all day, seven days a week.
There is an extensive choice of dishes and the food is delicious, fresh and uncomplicated. Particularly popular are the stews, curries and steaks but a wide range of vegetarian dishes is also available as well as list of imaginative starters and desserts, light meals and childrens meals. The welcoming, friendly bar is fully licensed.
• Wireless Internet access in all rooms including the restaurant / bar
• Swimming pool close to main hotel and bar, extensive gardens
• All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, ceiling fans, radios, telephones, biscuits and up-to-date local and international magazines
• Full laundry service and car wash service
• Television with three SABC channels as well as M-Net and 52 DStv satellite channels (available in sitting room).
• A variety of board games and cards are available
• A library of books on all topics in a number of languages
• No dress regulations - Guests may wear shorts at all times if they wish!
Attractions and Activities
Available within 10km:
Golf, tennis, bowls, fishing, ballooning, horse-riding, river-rafting, hiking, quad-biking, elephant sanctuaries, aerial cable trail, microlight flights, mountain-biking, game-viewing, squash.
Long walks and trails with possible sightings of ostrich, giraffes, eland, kudu, zebra, wildebeest and impala. There is outstanding bird watching on property. A bird list is available.
Rissington’s access road is a kilometre of good gravel running through indigenous bush off the R40, just South of Hazyview. The lodge is 10 minutes from the Kruger National Park and close to all the attractions of the Great Escarpment and Panorama Route. Golf, riding (horses and elephants), Africa’s longest canopy trail, rafting, hiking and a host of other activities are available nearby.
Rissington’s congenial, easy-going hosts ensure cheerful, attentive hospitality allowing guests total freedom to unwind and enjoy the peace of the bush, lie by the sunny pool or walk down the valley with its spectacular birds and game sightings. The emphasis throughout is on relaxation and flexibility. Holidays can be exhausting and Rissington is an oasis in which to put the feet up between activities.
It is the perfect balance of friendly, unobtrusive and personal service - everything you need and a little more than you expected.
Rissington Inn - exceeding expectations since 1995. The freedom to do as much or as little as you please.