Need to be in Phalaborwa for business? Want to visit Phalaborwa during your next holiday? You are in luck as you have a lovely variety of accommodation establishments to choose from!
In Phalaborwa town you will find accommodation in the quiet residential areas or on the edge of town in a more bush-like setting. Wherever you stay in town you are never more than 10 minutes away from the Kruger National Park! The town is safe and clean and the accommodations match that feeling.
Most accommodation owners can assist you with bookings for activities, which include game drives in Kruger National Park, mountain bike or walking safaris, boat cruises on the Olifants River, tastings at Amarula Lapa and golf at Hans Merensky Golf Course.
There is no public transport in town so you will need your own vehicle when going out for lunch or dinner. Several lodges/hotels have great in-house restaurants that are also open to the public. Phalaborwa has a couple of iconic local restaurants such as Buffalo’s Pub & Grill, Villa Luso and Big 5 Pub & Grill. Last but not least Phalaborwa also offers well- known South African brands such as Spur, Steers and KFC. The manager of your hotel will be able to tell you where you can find these restaurants and outlets.
A good starting point to decide where to stay is the local tourism office and the Phalaborwa Accommodation Association. The local tourism office is located in the Bollanoto Tourism Centre on your way to Kruger National Park.
The Phalaborwa Accommodation Association have issued a funky map with all their members featured on it, making it easy to decide where you want to stay. Check out their website www.phalaborwa.co.za to see which place appeals to you most. Reservations can be made directly with the establishments.
The larger establishments in Phalaborwa include Bushveld Terrace Hotel & Restaurant, Forever Resort Phalaborwa Safari Park, Sefapane Lodge & Safaris, Hans Merensky Golf Resort, Cajori Hotel and Silonque Bush Estate. Then there is a choice of guesthouses and B&B’s ranging from budget accommodation at for instance Elephant Walk and Daan & Zena’s to top-luxury at Matimba Bush Lodge. You will feel at home at Sunbird Lodge, Kaia Tani, Loerie Lodge, Beverly Hills or Royal Game Guesthouse, to name a few.
The townships of Lulekani and Namakgale offer personalized guesthouse accommodation such as Tengo Guesthouse, Sediba, Rock Viewer and Modjemedi Guest House