Twin Pools Lodge Balgowan - Self Catering Accommodation - Natal Midlands

Twin Pools Lodge

Self Catering at B19 Old Currys Post road, Balgowan, Natal Midlands, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests16
  • Units/Rooms5

About Twin Pools Lodge

When city life becomes too much for you, get in your car and head for Twin Pools. A tastefully decorated guesthouse, Twin Pools Lodge offers fabulous facilities and is set in the beautiful Balgowan Valley in the Natal Midlands.

Learn to breathe again, watch the stars, the stunning sunsets and sunrises. Watch mist spiral out of the indigenous bush in the early morning. Listen to the warble of bird life, the occasional bark of a baboon and the frog orchestra in the evenings. Take photographs or go for walks through some of the most beautiful indigenous forests, one of which has Cape Parrots, if you are lucky enough to spot them, all of this close by. You can relax, read, fish for Bass in our dams, or just watch the grass grow. From our deep verandah it is very easy to relax and do nothing at this idyllic spot.


We offer Self Catering Accommodation.

The open plan suites have electric blankets, heated towel rails, heaters, fans, hair driers, TV, sitting areas and a kitchenettes with hobs, microwaves, tea and coffee facilities, a small fridge, cutlery and crockery. All have separate entrances, patios and braais. One has a king bed and the bathroom has a separate shower and corner bath. The others have queen beds and showers only in the bathrooms. We can provide single beds for extra people if necessary.

Attractions and Activities

There is loads to do if you choose, mountain biking, playing golf, a canopy tour for excitement, or horse riding, all close by. You can visit our little gift and décor shop then visit some of the artists in the area; the Potter, Ian Glenny, the Wood Turner, with lovely turned wooden articles, the Yeti Leather factory, where shoes are hand stitched the old fashioned way and Ground Cover for a collection of leather items.

Watch the artists at Ardmore Studios let their imaginations go wild, See the beautiful beadwork at Decadence, visit Swissland cheese to sample their cheeses while the kids play with the baby goats. The Karkloof Farmers Market is on a Saturday morning, and is a great place to fill your picnic baskets with delicious breads, ham, fruit and veg.

If you visit us in the winter, you might be lucky enough to experience a snow fall, when our valley becomes a winter wonderland. We also have some amazing restaurants close by. When the day is done, you can relax with a drink on the verandah, watch the sunset and the reflections in the dam. On cold evenings you can sip complimentary sherry in the lounge with a cozy log fire. This is tranquility at its best and we love it. We are sure you will too.

See you soon ...

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 1040
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.391621
Longitude: 30.057241

Closest airport(s)
Pietermaritzburg Airport - 35km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 12h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in / out times by arrangement, please enquire.

Listed on
December 2008 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

I was part of a bridal party that homed ourselves at Twin Pools for three nights and four days. Brian and Ann were almost as essential as the wedding...

Jess Cash, Cape Town Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

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