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Overview
Main Road, Pilgrim's Rest 1290 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
2.5 Star accommodation
Reviews (432)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I got the royal cottage. A complete ‘house’ with living room, two bedrooms and a bathroom (with only a nice oldfashioned tub). The cottage looks and feels like the 1920’s, as is the whole village. We sat on the porch that is...More

Thank Lucas5915
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lucas We're thrilled that you enjoyed the old school peace at Royal Hotel, and the beautiful views Pilgrim's Rest offers. Welcome back anytime

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to stay at Kapiri Hills Leydsdorp Hotel during the long weekend in September. And what a little gem this hotel turned out to be! From our booking until we booked out, we were treated with good old fashioned bushveld hospitality. The manager and...More

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Thank Libelule2016
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Libelule2016 Thanks for the review, but it appears you have posted it to the incorrect establishment.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good breakfast buffet. Very lekker boere breakfast with something foe the health consious. Very nice authentic setting . The staff is also very friendly. Must stop for any lowveld visit. Pilgrims is a forgotten gem.

Thank LeonH1497
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank for your review LeonH1497 We're encouraged by your compliments! Welcome, anytime. Kind Regards

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The Royal Hotel’s Bar is worthwhile a visit. It was a church in the hay days of Pelgrim’s Rest but was converted to a pub many years ago. It has the look and feel of an old time pub. Worthwhile to pause here and have...More

Thank Kobus M
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kobus Thanks for your review, we love the Church Bar, steeped in History. Spend a night with us next time, we offer great value with the authentic Pilgrim's Experience. Kind Regards

Reviewed 25 August 2018

The good bits were great, a brilliantly quirky historic property that was authentically maintained. We had been told that the restaurant was a real period food treat. It wasn't! Only one choice, dried up buffet food, poor quality, poor service, it really spoilt an otherwise...More

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Thank jjames613325
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 31 August 2018

Good Day jjames613325 We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy our buffet, which offers a large choice and as you may notice form other reviews we are often complimented on this. Please be so kind as to email me at royal@rhpilgrims.co.za...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
USD 49 - USD 97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest
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The Royal Hotel South Africa/Mpumalanga
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Pilgrim's Rest
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
USD 49 - USD 97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest
,
The Royal Hotel South Africa/Mpumalanga
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Pilgrim's Rest
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Traveller (334)
Room & Suite (106)
Dining (21)
Family and Play Areas (7)
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JacoH91
5 May 2018|
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Response from Lella S | Property representative |
Good Afternoon A huge apology for the long time you waited for this reply. For some reason it was skipped. Buffet breakfast is served every day from 07h00. Kind Regards
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"Family Cottage"
DianaB4992
1 Jul. 2018
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"Perhaps main hotel may be better than one of the many annex buidlings - not sure!"
555AngelaM555
12 Feb. 2018
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"There are annex rooms and rooms in the hotel, don't know which is best, but perhaps you want to specify..."
SwedeinUSA
3 Jan. 2018
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"If you can get the cottage RC1 -- go for it!!"
richardsI2304QN
15 Sep. 2017
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