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About Lalapanzi Hotel

Lalapanzi Hotel is situated on the N1 in the Bandelierkop area. Beautiful old tudor style English Hotel. Wake up to the sound of joyful birds singing. Eight DStv channels in the rooms, Restaurant, Bull and Bush ladies Bar or horse & Cart Sport Bar.

We do skirmishes Tours in the area and opened the Skirmishes Museum on 23 April 2005. Visit Lovedale Park, Sweetwaters Hotel, battle of Vliegenpan and see the bust of Genl Beyers, who now is back in the Soutpansberg.

We have a proper hall with Chandeliers and an indoor braai area. Seat 250 people theatre style and 180 at tables. Ideal for conferences and weddings. We offer our customers free Wi-Fi internet services.

Skirmishes route after the book Bushveld Carbineers of 1895- 1910 can be done - day route. British, German, Australian and Boer War involvement. See the beautiful African villages and scenery of Elim area, where the Swiss built Lemana School, Swiss Hospital.

Game drive vehicle, minimum four, maximum eight people and bird watching possible. Horse drawn cart for game viewing. Walking trails on the large grounds, very interesting wildlife to be seen. Walking and Mountain biking trail of 4 and 7 km. There are Caravan and Camping facilities with power units available and a secluded Bush Boma for private functions and ream building.

Wedding Venues: Garden weddings are possible, with a marquee area for up to 550 people. Our Chandelier Hall caters for 180 guests and beautiful chandeliers and draping add to the romance.

Conference Venues: A newly built 200 seater conference hall has just been added, with a smaller venue seating 45 people. The fully air-conditioned venue offers secretarial services, fax, data projector, white board, flip chart and free Wi-Fi Internet access.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Hotel, Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 70
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 21 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Highly Recommended
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A minimum cancellation fee of 20% will be charged.

Availability and pricing

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  • Standard Rooms Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 15 There are 15 individually decorated rooms at Lalapanzi Hotel, either single or double Suites for families. All of the... see more
    from R750 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Deluxe Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 4 Each room is in a garden setting with a garden entrance. Except room 31 which is our only upstairs room which has a... see more Features:  Double beds
        from R850 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Standard Self-catering Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 The one self-catering unit has two single beds and double sleeper. The kitchen has microwave, stove, and fridge-freezer,... see more
            from R950 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • Deluxe Self-catering Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 Fully equipped and has air-conditioning. One unit sleeps four and the other unit sleeps two people.
                from R1050 For 2 guests
                • Rooms Adults

                  Reviews for Lalapanzi Hotel

                  21 guest reviews Reviews of

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                  Nontutuzelo Lubisi
                  29 May 2017

                  It was wonderful i enjoyed my stay your staff is good and very helpfull i love them always smiling next time please sell chacoal i needed it with lighters

                  Khumo Maluleke
                  03 April 2017

                  The place is clean,all staff are very welcoming

                  theo Bosman, South Africa
                  03 November 2015

                  mediocre rather than deluxe

                  Corrie van de Venter, South Africa
                  09 April 2015

                  I had a great night rest at Lalapanzi. Will definitely visit again. Thank you 

                  Herman Schouwink, South Africa
                  15 June 2014

                  Warm and friendly staff with a restaurant serving great food at very reasonable prices. Clean and comfortable accommodation with all amenities. Will certainly be back.

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                  Lalapanzi Hotel is 26.9km from the centre of Makhado (Louis Trichardt) , the nearest airport 75.6km (Polokwane Airport).
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