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Hotel Description

4-star guestrooms with private plunge pools

Vaalwater retreat

You'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Lapalala Wilderness Area and 32 miles (52 km) of Alkantrant Nature Reserve with a stay here.

Free perks

This lodge features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like English breakfast and free self parking.

Plunge pools, free WiFi

The 8 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and minibars. Private plunge pools, fireplaces, and balconies or patios are also available.

Luxury Tent (Family)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$1,091* Per night/room May 9 - May 10

Superior Suite

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Luxury Tent

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

  • All available beverages included
  • Local non-alcoholic beverages and soft drinks included

Property Features

Some rates at Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness 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. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the business-friendly Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness. Self parking is free. This 4-star Vaalwater lodge is smoke free.

  • 8 guestrooms or units
  • English breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • 1 conference room
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness offers 8 air-conditioned accommodations with private plunge pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to balconies or patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include minibars and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private Plunge Pool
  • Fireplace
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free English breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Hiking/biking trails on site

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 1:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Due to drought conditions, water restrictions may apply at this property until further notice.

Transfers from the reserve gate to the lodge are provided 12:30-1 PM. A fee applies outside of these times.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 4:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness

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

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

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.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. 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. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are 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
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • 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.

  • Late check-in fee: ZAR 500 for check-in between 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM

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

Hotel Names

  • Lapalala Wilderness Lodge Vaalwater
  • Lapalala Wilderness Vaalwater
  • palala Wilrness Vaalwater
  • Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness Lodge
  • Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness Vaalwater
  • Tintswalo At Lapalala Wilderness Lodge Vaalwater

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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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.