Steynshoop Mountain Lodge

4.52

Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Pieter

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 private bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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Steynshoop Mountain Lodge is a full-service luxury lodge with 9 en-suite bedrooms, situated roughly halfway up the magnificent Magaliesberg mountain range, in a nature reserve. The estate has extensive buck such as Nyala as well as hikes through indigenous forest. Many people say that it has a unique “Out of Africa” feel. It is an exclusive and intimate guest lodge with elegant interiors and good food. The lodge, an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, falls within a world heritage site.

Other things to note
Swimming
There is a magnificent 22m rim-flow pool and sun loungers on the pool terrace with its spectacular views.

Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton
Guests have access to a nearby all-weather, floodlit tennis court, volleyball and badminton facilities on the adjoining Steynshoop Valley Lodge, which is under common ownership with Steynshoop Mountain Lodge.

Croquet
There is a fully laid-out croquet lawn and croquet implements are available on request.

Boule
This may be played in the boma, which has a sand floor. A boule set is available on request.

Billiards/Snooker
There is a full-size billiard table at the adjoining Steynshoop Valley Lodge, and arrangements can be made for its use.

Archery
The lodge is equipped with bows and arrows and a target range, for use by guests.

Walking & Hiking
There are a variety of walks on the estate from 2-4 hours, including magnificent mountain hikes and walks through indigenous bush and forest including thousands of natural protea trees.

By prior arrangement longer hikes with a guide provided by the Lodge may be made over the extensive adjoining properties owned by the Mountain Club of South Africa, which includes famous sites such as the Castle Gorge.

Wildlife
The property has extensive natural game including bushbuck, nyala, mountain reedbuck, baboons, monkeys, kudu, warthog and leopard.

Bird Watching
At Steynshoop Mountain Lodge there is prolific bird life - for example there are frequent sightings of Cape Vultures, of which there is a cliff-side nesting colony less than five kilometres from the lodge, and Black Eagles, with a nesting pair near the lodge

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 double bed
Common space
2 couches

What this place offers

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Pool
TV
Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Breakfast
Long term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Hekpoort, Gauteng, South Africa

The Lodge is situated in a world heritage site - the Cradle of Humankind, which has interesting facilities nearby, such as Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves. There are interesting wildlife centres such as an elephant sanctuary, the de wildt cheetah reserve and Askari game lodge (which has the big five).
The Magaliesberg Mountain Range offer superb scenery and hiking facilities, as well as hot air ballooning safaris.

Hosted by Pieter

  1. Joined in July 2016
  • 85 Reviews
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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