The Royal Hotel in Pilgrims Rest, Panorama Route
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  • Rooms/Units34

About The Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest

The Royal Hotel in Pilgrims Rest is a charming national monument, situated approximately 45 km from the Blyde River Canyon and the ‘Panorama’ scenic-route.

Accommodation

Built in 1894, the hotel has 11 elegant bedrooms situated in the Royal Hotel itself and the remaining 39 in cottages adjacent to the hotel, set in the surrounding historical gold-rush village.

The hotel sleeps 109 guests in total in six suites and 44 double or twin bed en-suite bedrooms in the main hotel and adjacent cottages, still carrying their historical names.

The gracious Victorian accommodation boasts brass bedsteads and ball and claw baths.

Hotel Features

The hotel features a stately lounge with fireplace where you can relax and enjoy a sun-downer or nightcap.

The Church Bar – originally a school chapel was brought to Pilgrim’s Rest by ox wagon and erected to the hotel.

The hotel also offers an informal theme restaurant known as “Diggers Den” and the “Peach Tree Creek” where formal meals and functions are held.

Conferences

Conference facilities are also available.

Additional Facilities

The hotel is paraplegic friendly and children are welcome.

Location & Attractions

The facilities offered in the area are – a nine-hole golf course, horse riding, trout fishing, gold panning, ghost tours and hiking trails.

A choice of charming museums and curiosity shop are available for the less energetic.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Transfers

  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

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Standard Twin / Double

Standard Twin / Double

Qty: 41
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Standard Family Room

Standard Family Room

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewvery good

I used to live in Pilgrimsrest in 1971 and it was wonderful to go back and see that the hotel is still in its original state - very clean and quaint. Loved it!

August 2017

Judy van der Merwe (Gauteng)

Verified reviewexcellent

I HAVE STAYED AT THE HOTEL ON MANY OCASSIONS AND FIND ALL THE STAFF VERY FRIENDLY ALSO FOOD IS EXCELLENT. ROOMS ARE CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE. I WOULDNT HESITATE TO RECOMMEND A STAY OVER IT IS WORTH A VISIT

July 2015

LORNE MACKENZIE (ALBERTON)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since February 2015

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