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Happy Valley Hotel & Casino

9 Reviews
Sleeps 118 in 31 rooms

Happy Valley Hotel & Casino is a prime establishment which is operated by the Status Hotels...
Happy Valley Hotel & Casino is a prime establishment which is operated by the Status Hotels portfolio. Ideally located in Ezulwini, we offer luxurious, yet affordable accommodation that is close to all the major attractions as well as the capital of Swaziland.

The accommodation choices vary from Hotel Rooms to Garden Rooms which the gardens from terraces. The Hotel Rooms have balconies overlooking the tropical pool area. All rooms come with selected satellite TVs and are serviced daily. Room service is available 24-hours a day.

The establishment has three different venues for your dining pleasure. We have our own expert pastry chef who bakes our signature biscuits and cakes. We can cater for Halaal meals and other special dietary requirements. The cigar lounge has over 50 well-known whiskeys and cognacs, as well as a range of cigars for you to enjoy.

The casino is a great location to enjoy yourself and features table games such as American Roulette, Blackjack and Poker. We have the latest game designs for our video, reel and Poker players, and with a wide range of denominations to choose from, you are sure to find a game that suits your pocket.
from R1100

Mountain Inn

43 Reviews
Sleeps 42 in 19 rooms

Mountain Inn is the executive and diplomat’s choice for comfort, convenience and information networking. Swaziland’s most personal hotel,...
Mountain Inn is the executive and diplomat’s choice for comfort, convenience and information networking. Swaziland’s most personal hotel, situated only 4 kms from Mbabane center, is a professional, yet family run establishment. We are 35 km from Matsapha airport.

The Mountain Inn offers superb cuisines, fully equipped meeting- and conference facilities, televisions in all rooms and secure parking. The Mountain Inn offers five modern conference facilities for up to 120 delegates. All this is incorporated into breath taking views embracing the space and grandeur of Ezulwini Valley – the valley of heaven. We have mountain bikes, birding excursions and many hiking trails. By arrangement we have access to golf courses, fly fishing, horse riding and a cultural village.

The owners and reception staff are qualified to advise and assist guests in experiencing all that Swaziland has to offer.
from R1123

Mantenga Lodge

46 Reviews
Sleeps 76 in 38 rooms

The lodge is situated among natural surroundings at the foot of Sheba’s Breasts Mountains overlooking the legendary Execution Rock. Our 39...
The lodge is situated among natural surroundings at the foot of Sheba’s Breasts Mountains overlooking the legendary Execution Rock. Our 39 rooms are tastefully furnished, each with their own en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, television, telephone and tea and coffee-making facilities.


Enjoy the peace and tranquillity, relax at the swimming pool, take a stroll around the gardens or just sit on the deck and enjoy the view of Execution Rock while delighting your palette with the tastes from our a la carte restaurant.


Our rates are extremely competitive and you have the choice between our rustic Execution Rock View Rooms with balcony views overlooking the valley, our luxurious King Solomon Rooms, perfect for the travelling businessperson or our Sheba Rooms which are tremendously popular. For those who are more budget conscious, try the Rider Haggard Rooms which are based next to the pool. We have a few Family Rooms around the lodge, one of which is located in an old church building.


Swaziland has a rich history and cultural background to explore, and Mantenga Lodge is an ideal base from where to get a real feel from the Swazi people.

Bed Levy is included in the rate.
from R760

African Violet

2 Reviews
Sleeps 24 in 10 rooms

Whether you need affordable accommodation on business, or a place to relax during your visit to Swaziland, African Violet is the place for...
Whether you need affordable accommodation on business, or a place to relax during your visit to Swaziland, African Violet is the place for you. African Violet is situated in Mdzimba Mountains, in the beautiful Pine Valley area of Swaziland, just a short walk away from the famous Sibebe Rock, the largest granite formation in the world. African Violet is just 5 km from the CBD, making it ideal for business or leisure travellers.

African Violet offers bed and breakfast, backpacker and self-catering accommodation options. Long terms stays and group bookings can also be accommodated.

All rooms offer en-suite bathrooms, braai facilities, and outdoor seating areas. All of the rooms have mountain views. Secure parking is available. Traveller lunch packs, breakfast, and Wi-Fi vouchers are available on request.

African Violet prides themselves on offering personalised stays for each guest, catering to their individual needs.
from R300

Mabuda Farm

3 Reviews
Sleeps 45 in 11 rooms

Mabuda Farm is a tranquil farm found on top the beautiful Lebombo Mountains, truly a place where time stands still. The wind whispers...
Mabuda Farm is a tranquil farm found on top the beautiful Lebombo Mountains, truly a place where time stands still. The wind whispers tales of forgotten colonial days and the dust clouds drift like shadows behind the old Ford tractors. Mabuda House was built in the early 1930s, and has been farmed for over 100 years.

There is something for everyone to enjoy, from horse riding to fantastic birding amidst spectacular views where you are sure to find yourself captivated. Swaziland has magnificent mountain scenery with unique, ancient rock formations which are a source of fascination for geologists and scholars.

Choose from our traditional 1930s-style thatched rondavels with authentic period décor, or one of our thatched chalets which can accommodate up to four guests each. We also offer facilities for up to 12 backpackers, three campsites with water, electricity, braai facilities and clean and tidy ablutions.

Mabuda Farm is an ideal place for horse riding, with many fields and roads for you to enjoy. Mabuda is also the ideal setting for that special weekend, a few days away from it all. A place for groups to meet up on the way to Mozambique or the perfect stopover en-route north, to the Kruger Park.

There are no TVs, bar or restaurant available on the farm. Activities include the dairy and milking, walks to the lilly pond, bird walks, maize growing, harvesting, a storage and milling tour, a guided tour of the main house by arrangement, bike riding, the swimming pool and exploration of Grandpa's Secret Garden hidden in the thick bush and tucked away into the eastern valley of Mabuda Farm.
from R100
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Simunye Country Club

1 Review
Sleeps 148 in 41 rooms

Spring Madness at Simunye Country Club..   Simunye Country Club offers guests classy, old-world charm and superb service to both members and visitors. The country club offers a large...
Simunye Country Club offers guests classy, old-world charm and superb service to both members and visitors. The country club offers a large range of accommodation types to suit all needs.

Here, guests will experience peace and tranquility, as well as fun and excitement. Simunye Country Club offers a wide selection of options for accommodation, conferencing , events or weddings, sporting activities or simply holidaymakers en route to Mozambique, making it ideal to stop by for either lunch or an overnight stay.

Our visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of the tropical garden with a large selection of indigenous trees and plants. We also have many different species of bird life, including the rare Brown Headed African parrot and Buffalo weavers. In addition, guests can make use of the swimming pool with braai facilities, as well as the fitness centre and tennis courts.
from R766

Sun International Lugogo Sun

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Fun and festive, this hotel is as warm and as welcoming as a Swazi smile. We invite you to bathe...
Fun and festive, this hotel is as warm and as welcoming as a Swazi smile. We invite you to bathe and relax in this warmth. The Lugogo Sun has 202 rooms, catering for a variety of requirements, including sports groups, conference delegates and families.

The rooms consist of 199 Twin Rooms and three Mini-suites. All the rooms, excepting the suites, have two double beds with en-suite bathroom and shower, and are equipped with a TV, radio, hair dryers, tea and coffee making facilities and telephones. A number of rooms are interleading.

A minimum two night stay over weekends, public holidays and long weekends.
from R2040

Royal Villas

2 Reviews
Sleeps 108 in 30 rooms

The Royal Villas Swaziland offers modern accommodation, conference facilities and fine cuisine all year round. The accommodation is...
The Royal Villas Swaziland offers modern accommodation, conference facilities and fine cuisine all year round. The accommodation is situated in a secure estate, with views of the Mdzimba Mountains. The accommodation is suitable for families, couples and business travellers.

There are a wide selection of rooms to suit guest needs with modern facilities, such as flat screen TVs, air-conditioning, heated towel rails, mini-bars and Wi-Fi. The lovely villas offer a more complete setting for families and groups travelling together. The villas include lounge area, dining rooms and gardens.

The onsite restaurant provides a wide selection of pan-African cuisine served in an elegant African style restaurant. Other facilities at the lodge include a swimming pool and formal lounge. Royal Villas has won Swaziland's leading hotel 2015 award.

from R1660

Sun International Royal Swazi Spa Hotel

1 Review
Sleeps 328 in 149 rooms

In the fascinating kingdom of Swaziland, is a lush and verdant valley named ‘Heaven’ by the noble...
In the fascinating kingdom of Swaziland, is a lush and verdant valley named ‘Heaven’ by the noble Swazis. In this valley lies a sensational casino resort comprising of a trio of hotels. Each touched by the magic of Africa, none more so than the 5 Star Royal Swazi Spa Hotel.

The Royal Swazi Sun is the flagship of the Ezulwini Valley trio. Originally built in 1965, the Royal Swazi Sun has been regularly refurbished to maintain it in royal-style. The combination of luxury accommodation, conference centre, country club, casino and an elegant new health spa, make it the ideal destination for leisure visits, conferences, incentives, as well as sporting events.

Please note a minimum of two nights applies to stays over weekends, public holidays and long weekends.
from R2595

Lidwala Lodge

3 Reviews
Sleeps 20 in 5 rooms

Lidwala Backpacker Lodge offers award winning budget accommodation in the Ezulwini valley of Swaziland. It's breath taking views, amazing...
Lidwala Backpacker Lodge offers award winning budget accommodation in the Ezulwini valley of Swaziland. It's breath taking views, amazing gardens, comfortable accommodation and facilities makes it one of Africa's best hostels, as described by guests. It combines creative African design with natural scenery and has abundant facilities and activities, with friendly staff.

The hostel sleeps up to 32 people. The rooms are all comfortable furnished with bed linen and pillows provided. Most rooms have a locker where guest can lock away their belongings. Guest can stay in one of the rooms in the main house with private en-suite bathrooms or stay in one of the separate safari tents for a bit more privacy. Enjoy home cooked meals on request with traditional Swazi meals served on Wednesdays.

The lodge has a large garden with a swimming pool and Jacuzzi. There is also a bar where guest can relax with a drink. This stylish backpackers lodge with its rustic design and beautiful views is conveniently located in Swaziland's Ezulwini Valley.
from R378

Esibayeni Lodge

Sleeps 552 in 232 rooms

Esibayeni Lodge is a family run facility in Swaziland, built on land that has been in the family since 1893. The lodge opened for business...
Esibayeni Lodge is a family run facility in Swaziland, built on land that has been in the family since 1893. The lodge opened for business in December 2000 with a massive thatched dining hall and a kitchen. Set in picturesque surroundings with lush and perfectly groomed gardens, Esibayeni Lodge offers a stunning variety of accommodation options.

With a choice of B&B en-suite rooms, thatched self-catering cottages and a VIP or honeymoon suite, Esibayeni Lodge ensures superb delivery of service and hospitality.

Centrally situated in Matsapha, Esibayeni Lodge is conveniently close to the airport and the towns of Manzini and Mbabane, making it the ideal base from which to explore the many attractions in Swaziland. Whether you are looking for a family getaway, business accommodation, a tourist base, team building or conference accommodation, Esibayeni Lodge has it all.
from R394

Sibane Hotel

2 Reviews
Sleeps 32 in 9 rooms

Feel the dynamic pulse of Swaziland and experience the Swazi hospitality at the best of Ezulwini Valley. Sibane Hotel is located at the...
Feel the dynamic pulse of Swaziland and experience the Swazi hospitality at the best of Ezulwini Valley. Sibane Hotel is located at the foot of the Malagwane Hill, amidst the Valley of Heaven. Sibane Hotel situated right next to Ezulwini Valley’s shopping centre,the Gables, as well as a cinema, casino, Cultural Village and other hotels.

Sibane Hotel offers excellent accommodation in 30 chalets for both business and leisure travellers. Features include a restaurant, three bars, a health spa, gym, two conference venues, a wedding chapel, boma, and nursery tea gardens with panoramic views of the Ezulwini Valley.

The story of one-size-fits-all is incomplete without the mention of the Sibane Hotel's poolside outdoor venue, uniquely landscaped to provide two comfortable zones. The poolside can host functions ranging from 20 to 50 people with maximum comfort. Our party décors can transform this multi-purpose venue for your birthdays, weddings, graduations, and live music shows.
from R850

Asante Animal Farm Getaway

Sleeps 43 in 9 rooms

Asante Animal Farm Getaway is also known as Mshayamoya. It is a new establishment with development...
Asante Animal Farm Getaway is also known as Mshayamoya. It is a new establishment with development in progress. Situated only 15 km from the city centre, it is located in a serene indigenous bush setting. This is an ideal farm location for those wanting to connect with nature.

The semi-circular backpackers area consists of four cosy, self-catering stone cottages, two being family units and dormitory-style units. The cottages are in close proximity to our friendly farm animal housing. Feeding of the animals takes place twice a day and guests are welcome to participate.

All the units are equipped with beverage-making equipment, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils. The outdoor kitchen forms part of the semi-circle and it has a unique eye-catching coal stove, a sink and cupboards. The male and female ablution blocks are safely hidden behind the kitchen and each is fitted with a shower. We use the old-fashioned donkey system to heat water, which doubles up as the braai area. There is a firepit in the centre of the circle, where guests can enjoy sundowners and share stories under the stars.

We offer guided bush walks and cycling along our trail which runs in and around the farm. Guests can enjoy walkabouts between the roaming goats, sheep, geese, turkeys, peacocks and chickens. The pigs are also a sight on their own. Because of the peaceful surrounds, we are blessed with the sights and sounds of wild birds, monkeys, bullfrogs and insects.

The farm can only be reached by 4x4 vehicles. The units have electricity and the water is safe to drink and comes from our own borehole.
from R380
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