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About African Violet

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 travelers.

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. Traveler, breakfast, and Wi-Fi vouchers are available on request.

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


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Bath
  • Breakfast
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • House Keeping
  • Shower
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swati (siSwati)

Important Information

Breakfast or lunch packs are available on request. No smoking. No pets allowed.

African Violet Rooms

Reviews for African Violet

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Larry Somaxama
03 September 2019

Firstly want to give much respect to Bruce such an amazing guy.i loved the fact that the place is nice and quiet away from busy roads and loud noises, the ladies who clean the rooms do their job with a heart and soul to it.what can be improved is the gate I think if the gate is replaced with a remote controlled one it will be more safer rather than to park the car and open the gate manually the drive in and stop to close again. But overall love the place

Pretty Chiloane
27 May 2019

Friendly host and effortless service. He made sure that we are comfortable

Ronert Tshibalanganda
04 January 2019

Put a direction board at the street next to the lodge.

Frits Erasmus
03 January 2018

the rooms are quite nice for the price paid, I expected way less for a back packers. very nice stay, and will definitely use this accommodation in future. Stuart was helpful and drove us to some restaurants.

Velaphi Majaja
21 May 2017

Signage leading to the place need to be put up. Travelling at night is a problem if you don't know the place. Also the strech of road leading to the entrance need to be kept .

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African Violet is 5.4km from the centre of Mbabane , the nearest airport 99.2km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling