Greystone Lodge offers self-catering accommodation and facilities on a private nature reserve in the Mpumalanga Highlands. Situated just off the N4 between Dullstroom and Belfast, Greystone Lodge is within easy reach of the Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrim's Rest and Kruger Park, it is an ideal base for touring and a perfect location for a quiet break from the city.

The accommodation at Greystone Lodge consists of one, two, three and four-bedroom self-contained chalets. All have extensive views over the property and Dam, are fully equipped for self-catering and are complete with bedding and towels. A conference centre/function room with bon-fire area can also be booked by the day for groups or private parties.

The chalets are available on a Self-Catering or Bed & Breakfast basis. Guests wishing to book meals may do so, but prior bookings for evening meals are essential.  Our menu is available on our website at this link - https://greystonelodge.co.za/restaurant-menu/

Each of the chalets has a fully-equipped kitchen/lounge/dining room, with a real log fire and quality furnishings. Bedrooms are all furnished to an equally high standard and are complete with bed linens and towels.

Each chalet has its own garden, deck and outdoor braai, for which firewood is provided free. All accommodation can be serviced daily if required. Main lodge apartments have a private balcony and gas fireplace, a large lounge with TV and a separate, fully-equipped, kitchen. All accommodation has extensive views over the property and Dam.

Chalets 1 and 2, our one-bedroom timber-built chalets, designed for two persons, consist of an open-plan lounge/kitchen furnished to a high standard. The double bedroom has an en-suite shower and there are a table and chairs on the deck outside overlooking a small garden, braai area and private parking, with views over the property.  These units have DStv with limited package.

Two Bedroom Chalets
Chalets 3 to 7, our two-bedroom chalets, designed for four persons, are brick-built and consist of an open-plan lounge/kitchen furnished to a high standard. The master bedroom is a double and the second has twin beds offering flexibility for small groups or families. A table and chairs on the verandah outside the chalet overlook a small garden, braai area and private parking, with views across the property.  These units have DStv with limited package.

Three Bedroom Chalet 
Chalet 9, our three-bedroom chalet is designed for six or seven persons and consists of one large family room which has one double and one single bed, a double bedroom and a third with twin beds. The largest of the bedrooms has an en-suite family bathroom and shower, whilst the other two bedrooms share a second shower. The open-plan lounge/dining area/kitchen is particularly spacious with a log fire and large sofa seating area. Tables and chairs are set on the deck which runs the whole width of the front of the chalet to give plenty of space for entertaining. The deck offers open views across the dam, with a private braai area immediately in front.

Four Bedroom Chalet

Chalet 8, our four-bedroom chalet is designed for eight persons and consists of two rooms with double beds and two rooms with twin singles.

The open-plan lounge/dining area/kitchen is particularly spacious with a log fire and large sofa seating area. Tables and chairs are set on the deck which runs the whole width of the front of the chalet to give plenty of space for entertaining. The deck offers open views across the dam, with a private braai area immediately in front.  

This unit is wheel-chair/paraplegic friendly with one of the two bathrooms being equipped with grab-rails, a raised bath and raised toilet with grab rails.  The shower is not wheel-chair accessible.

Activities & Facilities Available

The Main Lodge building and attached function rooms offer a Bar, Restaurant, Private Function/Conference Room, Indoor Braai and Lapa, all of which are available to guests.

The Function/Conference Room and Lapa may be booked separately for private parties. Advance booking of these facilities is essential in this case.

Game and Bird Viewing 
On the 183 hectares of our Private Nature Reserve you will see a considerable amount of game and birdlife. Large herds of Blesbok roam the property, together with Duiker, Oribi and Steenbok. Smaller game includes the fascinating Meerkat, Porcupine, Guinea Fowl, Francolin and we are proud to have a breeding colony of Yellow-tailed Mongoose on the property.

The trout dam and the wetlands beside it are home to a very wide variety of birds and small mammals.

Walks/Trails
At the highest part of the Property at 2000 metres is Maraiskop - one of several natural outcroppings of rock. Views from this area are outstanding and the rock valleys below it offer many natural picnic sites and walking trails. Owners of 4x4 vehicles and mountain bikes are welcome to explore the many trails on the property.

Trout Fishing
Our spring-fed dam is always well-stocked with Trout and guests are welcome to try their hand on either a catch and release or, if they prefer, a catch and eat basis.

Horse Riding
Whilst we do not keep horses on the property, neighbours offer horse riding, trails and tuition at all levels of experience.

Day Trips/Tours
The Lodge is well-situated for tours of this very scenic area, since the Blyde River Canyon, Sabie, Pilgrims' Rest and even the Kruger Park are all within easy reach.

Archery
Now available on the property and open to guests with all equipment and instruction included. 

Golf
We have a golf driving range for guest use and there is a 18 hole golf course near Dullstroom (Highland Gate) which is open to our guests.  If your 4-ball is booked through us  you get a nice discount on your 4-ball cost.

Conference Facilities
The private function facilities consist of a conference/function room, equipped with whiteboard, projection screen, flip charts, TV etc, with theatre-style seating for a maximum of 32 persons. The room is however laid out as required, with additional equipment such as projector being available on request at a nominal charge.

This room can also be laid out as a private dining room for small groups. A booking for this room includes use of the bon-fire area.

Other Facilities include:

  • Golf driving range
  • Archery
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking Trails
  • Nature Walks
  • Library
  • Board Games
Facilities
  • Archery
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • Bird watching
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • Braai / Barbeque facilities
  • conference venue onsite
  • Cycling
  • cycling trails
  • Dinner on request
  • DSTV (Hotel Bouquet)
  • DSTV (premium)
  • DSTV Commercial Package in rooms
  • DSTV in communal area
  • DSTV in room - Hotel Package
  • DSTV in rooms
  • DSTV in some rooms
  • electronic safe
  • fire extinguisher
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 10km)
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • flat screen TV
  • Fly fishing
  • free toiletries
  • fridge in unit
  • fridge/ freezer
  • fully contained Kitchen
  • game drives onsite
  • games
  • generator
  • Good security
  • hair dryer
  • Heaters in rooms
  • heating
  • hiking
  • horse riding (less than 50km)
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • internet facilities
  • ironing board
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • lake onsite
  • Laundry service
  • library
  • lock-up safe
  • Malaria free
  • microwave (some units)
  • microwave in unit
  • mountain biking
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • No smoking in rooms
  • parking all onsite
  • Personal safe in all rooms
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private entrance
  • private entrance - outside rooms
  • remote security
  • restaurant (less than 2km)
  • restaurant (less than 300m)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant (walking distance)
  • restaurant onsite
  • room service
  • serviced
  • Serviced on demand
  • smoke detector
  • stove in unit
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • Toaster
  • toaster
  • wheelchair friendly
  • Wifi available

Directions
From Belfast

Follow 'Lydenburg/ Dullstroom' sign for +/- 8km. Turn right onto gravel road at the Vodacom tower, junction signposted 'Elandsfontein'. Drive +/- 12km, straight across two crossroads. Greystone Lodge entrance is on the right, clearly signposted.