Located in the tiny Van Reenen village (population 23), situated on the N3 highway at the top of Van Reenen pass, The Green Lantern Inn is famous among travelers and sportsmen as a halfway refreshing point and offers unrivaled old school hospitality in a unique historic environment.

Start your holiday with a home cooked meal and warm bed, or spend a few days with us exploring the scenic eastern Drakensberg, or just break your trip with a hearty breakfast or lunch in our 100 year old Restaurant and well stocked pub.

Our meal selection caters for all tastes and budgets and children can stretch their legs in our safe enclosed playground and there is also a tea garden.

Accommodation options include self catering in our cosy Chalets, and B&B or full board in the hotel. Guests staying in Chalets enjoy full use of the Hotel facilities. Our prices are very affordable to South Africans and we offer a very well priced midweek special and genuine business traveler rate.

We are also one of the most central function venues. Situated halfway between Johannesburg and Durban and 380km from Bloemfontein.

Recreational facilities at the hotel include darts, table tennis, snooker, DSTV and a swimming pool.
In close proximity there is trout and bass fishing, golf, hiking, horse riding, bird watching, mountain biking and 4x4 trails.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Highly Recommended
Facilities
  • Woodburning stoves

Directions
The Green Lantern Inn is situated at the top of Van Reenen's Pass just off the N3 between Harrismith and Mooi River in Kwa-Zulu Natal near the border to the Free State.
Turn at the Caltex Star Stop (Left if coming from Johannesburg or right if coming from Durban) and follow the signboards for approximately 800m.