The Orion Middelburg 4 Star Hotel in Mpumalanga, South Africa

The Orion

4 Star Hotel at Baviaanskloof 29 Aerorand, Middelburg, Cultural Heartland, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Show on Map

About The Orion

The Orion Guest House is situated in Middelburg, halfway between Pretoria and Lydenburg, on the Panorama Route. This is the gateway to the Kruger National Park, Swaziland and Mozambique.

A perfect Bed & Breakfast with that country feel with rooms that feel antique but are distinctly modern. Your home away from home.


Our secure and spacious rooms all have private access to the apartments with showers, air-conditioning, tea / coffee station, hairdryers, television (M Net, Movie Magic, Super Sport, SABC and E-TV). Each room has a mini fridge stocked with delicatessens and cold drinks for your pleasure. Wireless Internet is available in all rooms.


Meals are served in a spacious dining room facing a beautiful Koi-pond with running water, and a Jacuzzi overflowing into a relaxing crystal clear swimming pool. A private lounge with DSTV and a built-in braai / fireplace is perfect for a social gathering. Secure parking with remote access to apartments is available. In the near future The Orion will also have conference facilities available, additional rooms and a self-catering unit.

Breakfast & Dining

Breakfast is served in our spacious dining room with running water and birds chattering in the garden. Our main breakfast consists of bacon, mince or a cheese griller, egg’s, buttered toast, mushrooms, baked beans and fried tomato. A variety of cereals with yoghurt or milk can be enjoyed as a starter. We also have a selection of fresh fruit. For early departures we can arrange a lunch-pack.

Lunch packs are available. Please order at least one day in advance. Included in lunch packs are a variety of sandwiches, yoghurt, cheese wedges, fresh fruit, fruit juice, cold meat and something sweet. Dinner is available from Monday to Thursday and will be served in the dining room with relaxed atmosphere overlooking the Koi-pond and swimming pool. We serve fruit juice and fresh milk as well as dessert with our dinner.

Attractions and Activities

Middelburg offers an abundance of exiting activities as well as unique cultural experiences. The Botshabelo Historical Village and craft markets can be visited as well as the Ndebele Village home to the well known Ndebele people. Game drives can be enjoyed in the various game reserves in and around Middelburg and for the fit, hiking on the numerous splendid hiking trials can be arranged.

Golfing enthusiasts can enjoy a relaxing round of golf at the undulating golf course at MCC or at Kranspoort Golf Course. Horse riding trials are available minutes away from Middelburg. Middelburg is situated just minutes away from Loskop Dam, Witbank Dam, Rondebosch Dam and Kruger Dam which is on The Orion guesthouse doorstep. These dams allow for an abundance of exiting water sports such as sailing, fishing, waterskiing etc.

Middelburg is also host to the well known Loskop Dam Marathon, Jazz Festival held in March every year and the Great Train race (fun run) between Emahlaleni (Witbank) and Middelburg. No matter what your preference, Middelburg has plenty to offer to all travellers. From fascinating cultural tours to adrenaline pumping water sports in pristine dam areas. Middelburg is the ideal holiday destination.

The Orion is situated nearby a shopping centre, restaurants, take-away shops, garage, cinema, casino, country club / golf course and a fitness centre for the fitness fanatics. We are within easy access of the N4 highway.

The Orion is a guest house with a difference where you feel at home. Here you’ll find comfort, security and luxury all in one. You hosts Lourens and Jackoline will be at your service to attend to all your needs.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

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


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available

Accreditations (as claimed by The Orion)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

Tonight From
per unit, per night

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.804218833333334
Longitude: 29.451084

Closest airport(s)
Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 200km
OR Tambo International - 120km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
May 2010 - 7 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Baie dankie vir jul gasvryheid. Ons het baie spesiaal gevoel en julle plek is...

Renette Jansen van Vuuren, Vanderbijlpark Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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