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Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a place in the mountains with friendly customer service and really good food, then do visit Mount Sheba hotel. There are a variety activities to do and I can recommend the short hikes in the rain forest. Enjoyed it a lot!

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Globalmedia_za Thank you for taking the time to review us and for giving us the chance to create memories that will last FOREVER. We are looking forward hosting you again in future, be sure to ask for a pick-nick basket next time to take along your hike to the waterfalls. Warm regards from the whole team at "The Grand...

Marlow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had only 1 night here as we were advised when we booked that a second night wasn't available - bit strange really because the whole place felt like the Marie Celeste!! And when we checked out and mentioned this it was confirmed that there were lots of empty rooms!! But it was too late by then. This was a...

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Campion Thank you for taking the time to review us. Feed back from our Guests is the only true yardstick of our service delivery. I am glad to read so many good aspect from your short visit to "The Grand Old Lady", it is heart warming to know that the team's hard work is paying off and will...

Edenvale, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was worth the drive. This place qualifies as our hiding place when we want to recharge from the busy city life. We were therewith my partner for 5 days and it was worth every moment from checking in to checking out. They even have a fire man for making a fireplace when you need it. Service is supper excellent...

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Moratuwa for the beautiful words. We are happy to be part of your memories that will last Forever. We look forward to spoil you again soon.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Absolute bliss. Hotel is nestled in a rainforest. Service is brilliant from well trained and friendly staff. Very central to many sites so you are not bored. On site there is lots to do from relaxing in your unit to fishing, walking trails or relaxing by the pool after a spa treatment.

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear eodendaal Thank you for your beautiful review. We are looking forward hosting you again and creating memories that will last FOREVER.

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed in the chalets in Mt Sheba. The shalet was equipped with everything we needed and more. We were on the edge of the bush. Hiking at Mt Sheba is absolutely fantastic with lots of different bird species. Cleaning and overall service of the chalets is very good. Unfortunately the service at the restaurant at the pool area was...

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Renette_Fur Thank you for your review. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your review of the service at Hackette's restaurant has been forwarded to our F & B Manager, and he is busy with training of the service staff. We are looking forward hosting you again at our beautiful property.

Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed in a cottage for a week in October 2016. We enjoyed the time at Mount Sheba immensely. This place is definitely an undiscovered gem in SA. The whole lodge is situated in a rain forest. Two days we had mist rolling in, amazing. We did a lot of the walking trails in the forest. A few of the...

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amalia Henning Thank you very much for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your FOREVER experience. We are hoping to host you soon again, creating memories that last FOREVER.

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

As part of a tour of South Africa I was fortunate enough to stay one night at Mount Sheba. After the noise of Johannesburg the natural setting of this lodge was a welcome change. Our group received a warm welcome. The only sounds that could be heard were birds. My bed was turned down and a chocolate placed on the...

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tanya H Thank you very much for your positive review. We hope to host you again and maybe a little longer next time, in order for you to experience all the "Grand Old Lady"has to offer.

PTA
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I sent the past weekend at Mount Sheba - I just love this place. The staff are wonderful and go out of there way to help and please, and the food is good. The rooms are tops and the fireplace with the fire going just gives you that romantic feeling.

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 986riaanb Thank you for taking the time to review Mount Sheba. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at the "Grand Old Lady"and experience her for what she is known for: Hospitality, great service and good food. We are looking forward hosting you again and keep creating memories that will last FOREVER.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A wonderful escape into nature, with wonderful rainforests and great views. Homely accommodation with a nice fire every evening in your room. Great value for your money. Exceptionally friendly and helpful staf and we were twice spoiled with picnic baskets, chocolates and champagne!!! Next time we would like to stay longer because four days were to short a stay in...

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear henningGV Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are looking forward hosting you again and creating memories that will last FOREVER.

Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 4 August 2016

10Kms on a dirt road in good condition and beautiful views. The Hotel itself if quite old but has been revamped and the rooms and bathrooms are beautifully finished. We were there on a very cold weekend, and the room was freezing, even with a heater on and a fire going. Service at reception is great and some of the...

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MrFanieFick, General Manager at Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jane G We at Mount Sheba pride our self with outstanding professional, good and friendly service. I have to apologise profoundly that you did not experience this during your stay with us. I am glad to hear that you like the Botox and face-lift of the “Grand Old Lady” as she is the jewel of Mpumalanga. Training is always...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge is situated in the rain forest near the famous town of Pilgrim's Rest in Mpumalanga. Well appointed rooms, gourmet meals and log fires give a magical feel to Mount Sheba. Walks in the forest are magical, with the rare Samango monkey and rare bird calls around you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge

Address: Lydenburg Road | Robbers Pass Pilgrims Rest, Pilgrim's Rest 1290, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Pilgrim's Rest
Number of rooms: 25
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“All the luxury hotel rooms have a nice view on the forest.”
 of 5 bubbles Globalmedia_za, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cottage 11 & 12 has forest view , its breath taking”
 of 5 bubbles moratuwam, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“beautiful views very peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles eodendaal, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hotel suites all have good views; cottages 11, 12 & 17 have great views and privacy; 5, 6, 7, 8, & 20 have great privacy.”
  • Cottages 11 & 12 seen from forest walk
 of 5 bubbles MarinaPearson, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are better as they are reasonable distanced from each other so more privacy n no disturbance from other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles Linda294Dorasamy, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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