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About Matlapa Lodge

Matlapa Lodge is situated in Magaliesburg with the most beautiful natural surroundings on 60 hectares of pure countryside.

Enjoy a magnificent view and the most beautiful sunsets. The thatched roofs and stone masonry add to the natural earth-like charm.

The accommodation consists of en-suite thatched chalets with old-fashioned baths, an outside shower and wooden decks. They are furnished with antique beds and cupboards that complete the romantic picture.

Each chalet is well placed in a garden to secure privacy amongst the 70 species of indigenous trees and South African flowers in bloom throughout the year. Bird species are present in abundance.

A restaurant with a magnificent view provides a combined breakfast as well as a three-course meal on prior arrangement. Matlapa Lodge is a malaria free zone and we are situated 16 km from Maropeng with the Cradle of Humankind.

Wedding Venues: We can accommodate small weddings from 20 -100 people. If you are creative and looking for a different space to have your wedding our venue will be for you.

Conference Venues: Matlapa is ideal for conferences in our beautiful communal room with views of Magaliesburg and our magnificent garden. We do cater for lunch as well. We have a projector and whiteboard on request.

Romantic: We are very happy to change our chalets into a romantic experience with flower petals, champagne and candles at an extra cost make sure to ask in your inquiry.

  • Response Rate: 63%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 28
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 50 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
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Matlapa Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Matlapa Lodge

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Maryna de Kocks
30 April 2018

Lovely little cottages just out of Magaliesberg town... Rika and Gustav were welcoming as well as all the staff... Clean rooms, delicious simple breakfast, lovely gardens. We really enjoyed our weekend getaway. Will definitely go back for a break from city life.

Sandy Joubert
16 October 2017

Ons het die bespreeking op baie kort kennisgewing gedoen, maar was baie vriendelik ontvang, kamers is baie skoon en die buite lug stort is n belewenis. Matlapa het n pragtige tuin met groot swenbad ek het die naweek daar regtig geniet dt was baue rustig en stil. al at kort is so bietjie van n wandel padjie. daar is nie veel om te doen as mens net by die loge tuisgaan en nie van plan is om rond te ry nie. maar afgesien daarvan sal ek Matlapa vir enige iemand aanbeveel. ek het gegaan omdat ek rustigheid nodig gehad het en ds presies wat ek gekry het. baie dankie aan die annie en die oom daar,...
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Connie Nkuna
07 May 2017

When we got there, it looked like we lost. The garden is not maintained. The reception was okay. The outside showers had spiderweb, the bed is too old n not comfortable. We could go for breakfast cos there were dogs everywhere n they kept barking at us n we scared of dogs. We only stayed one night but we booked for 2. Safari must also do an update on this places m check if they are still up to standard instead of making us book places that are not up to standard cos they don't check. I booked through safari cos I believed they made sure the places are what they are on the pics

Matsheko Bopape, South Africa
26 September 2016

The room we were in was beautiful and we felt comfortable, the hospitality was a bit of a let down. The food was ok very simple

Sue Lotter, South Africa
08 August 2016

Accommodation was definitely not as advertised. The picture was not representative of all the rooms. Room was freezing cold. No firewood was provided for the fire. When my friends complained the owner shouted at us and was extremely rude. Would not recommend this accommodation.

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Matlapa Lodge is 0.9km from the centre of Magaliesburg , the nearest airport 42.8km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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