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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star lodge near Welgevonden Game Reserve

Vaalwater retreat

At this Vaalwater lodge, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Welgevonden Game Reserve and 6 miles (10 km) of Marakele National Park. Kololo Game Reserve is within 6 miles (10 km) and Welgevonden Main Gate is within 32 miles (52 km).

3 outdoor pools

This luxury lodge features 3 outdoor pools, a fitness center, and a restaurant. Families will appreciate the playground, onsite laundry facilities, and supervised childcare. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.

Soaking tubs

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 6 guestrooms also offer free minibar items and patios. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, premium bedding, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Honeymoon Suite, 1 Bedroom (Honeymoon)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Villa 3 ensuite Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Executive Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Suite

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property Features

Some rates at Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa offers its guests 3 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Spa services, a terrace, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Vaalwater lodge.

  • 1 floor
  • 6 guestrooms or units
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) (302.6 km / 188 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa offers 6 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Espresso makers and free minibar items are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private patio
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 9:30 AM to 11 AM.

Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of a fitness center. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Game drive on site
  • Safari on site
  • Game viewing on site

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 1:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 1 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions and lockbox information prior to arrival. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in for this property is based at Welgevonden Main Gate. Guests will be transferred to the lodge from 12:30-1 PM on the day of arrival. Departure to the Welgevonden Main Gate is at 11 AM on the day of departure. This property charges a fee for transfers outside of normal pick-up times from the main gate or Welgevonden Airstrip.

Guests arriving after 1 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email with check-in information and lockbox information prior to arrival. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 2400.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Private entrance
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 2400.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Mhondoro Game Lodge Vaalwater
  • Mhondoro Game Vaalwater
  • Mhondoro Safari Lodge Villa Vaalwater
  • Mhondoro Safari Villa Vaalwater
  • Mhondoro Safari Vaalwater
  • Mhondoro Safari & Vaalwater
  • Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa Lodge
  • Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa Vaalwater
  • Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa Lodge Vaalwater

You should know

  • Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.