La Villa Vita Nelspruit

La Villa Vita Nelspruit

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4.5
#1 of 3 boutique hotels in Nelspruit
4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4.4 of 5 bubbles
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4.3 of 5 bubbles
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In the middle of Nelspruit surrounded by nature reserves yet only five minutes from the Central Business District is the "The Villa Life". An elegant Tuscan mansion with high ceilings, stone walls and complete facilities appointed with the finest furnishings surrounded by beautiful gardens and with excellent privacy and security. Here weekenders, business & holiday guests enjoy the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere of lodge style living in the middle of the small but vibrant city of Nelspruit.La Villa Vita offers the perfect combination - the ambiance of a guest house with the amenities of a small boutique hotel. We invite you to enjoy the fire place in the Cocktail Lounge, a sun downer on the Bonfire Patio, a business meeting in the small Meeting Room, the gourmet dinners in the Grand Hall Room or a private dinner in the Piano Room - maybe even with your own private pianist. Or just relax under an umbrella at the Pool Garden. All the facilities are for guests' exclusive enjoyment with excellent service all around. Stretch out next to the pool while being served your favourite drink, stroll in the exquisite gardens or go for a leisurely hike in the surrounding nature reserves. Get your pulse racing on the treadmill or with the free weights in the gym. Ask for a private dinner and Jacuzzi on the Sundowner Patio or just kick back and relax on a couch on the Pool Patio - perhaps with a magazine or book from the small library. Like to have your own bush braai experience? Then ask about the Boma a short walk from the main building. Whatever you prefer, we know that our accommodation will evoke both luxury and style and leave you wanting to return soon.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Concierge
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Charming
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
Afrikaans
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mamasbu456 wrote a review Feb 2021
Mbombela, South Africa1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We would have enjoyed our stay, but the guests in the other rooms made so much noise we couldnt sleep. We called reception in the early hours of the morning and no one was available. The food was on a limited menu than the menu presented in rooms.
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Date of stay: February 2021
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
2.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
1.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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SunnyInn wrote a review Sept 2021
Miami, Florida337 contributions75 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Gorgeous hotel full of charm and character. It feels like you are in a real Italian Villa. Our room was immense and beautiful with windows on one side and a balcony on the other.

Regrettably we were in Nelspruit for one day only (in hindsight you need 2 or 3 days to see this beautiful region) so that night we explored the grounds of the hotel, which are beautiful. Our plan was to dine at another restaurant bue due to the curfew (COVID times) we ended up dining in the hotel's restaurant. Fantastic surprise! The meal was superb. Just as it was the breakfast the following day.

Everyone we came in contact with at the hotel was kind and gracious and we left very happy of having stayed there.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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fmudzi995672 wrote a review Jan 2023
Boksburg, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We enjoyed our stay at the hotel, staff was excellent, pool, rooms all good. Food served was well prepared but need to improve on menus. They are limited be it breakfast, lunch or dinner, ended up repeatedly eating the same meals over and over again for there was no variety of food to choose from. Otherwise the whole experience was very good, when advertising the extra activities be clear on what is paid for so that people are aware of the costs and availability. We refreshed at the end of it all.
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Date of stay: December 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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swissmiss152023 wrote a review Oct 2023
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
This was my first time staying here in almost 10 years..... used to be my go to place in Nelspruit.

Unfortunately the quality and standard that I had come to know & love is no more.

Starting with the positives
1. I have always loved the pool
2. Its in a good and safe location
3. Most of staff is friendly
4. Comfortable, big bed we had

The not so positive
1. Room was directly across from breakfast area (we were in 8B) and it was the worst place to be.... very noisy in morning and no sense of privacy (if I opened the room people could basically see inside room)

2. Lighting in room was horrible and because of location of our room, we couldnt open curtains

3. Not enough closet space

4. Fridge wasnt working

5. The "christmas" type lights over the pool give it a "pub" feel and takes away from the equisiteness of the place

6. The bartender was unhappy that I didnt have cash to give him a tip, and refused for me to add it to the electronic payment (insinuating that hes not going to get the tip). He frankly gave me an attitude over the 2 days about this.

7. There was horrendous smell in the covered parking area (the one behind kitchen). It smelled like something had died. That whole area needs to be bleached and cleaned thoroughly.....

In general I dont think the venue has been looked after or kept up to the high standards I knew it for. What a pity because this is a beautiful place
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Date of stay: October 2023
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Jonathan M wrote a review Apr 2024
3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
The breakfast at LA Villa Vita wasn't up to par for a holiday experience. It felt rather ordinary, especially after having enjoyed a great breakfast at a premium hotel following a long flight. Despite my disappointment with breakfast, I must admit that their dinner was impressive and definitely justified the cost. However, I was surprised to find out that the Spa Room didn't actually include spa treatments; it was just a regular room, and spa services came at an additional cost. The website's information was confusing, and I ended up paying more than expected, especially after a 3 and a half-hour drive to get there.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Munerimc wrote a review Oct 2023
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We visited la villa vita botique hotel over the weekend with the family and this place is marvellous. Its the gem of mbombela right in the top of the hill giving you a panoramic view of the surroundings. If peace, tranquility and a break from the hustle and bustle of city life is what you looking for, this place will give you that. Their buffet breakfast is to die for, with fresh warm croissants straight from the oven. The rooms are aeromatically calming, fresh and spotless. The cosy gym was a cherry on top.Thank you Nastajia and the team for your unparrallel hospitality, we really enjoyed our stay and will definatelty be coming back soon.
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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oseata204767 wrote a review Jan 2021
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Stay at La Villa Vita was wonderful with very friendly staff who are always on hand to help with anything you may need assistance with. The room was amazing, the SPA treatments were perfect and the food for breakfast and dinner was absolutely fantastic. Would highly recommend this hotel for anyone travelling to Nelspruit
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Date of stay: December 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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suzandibben wrote a review Feb 2023
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom64 contributions15 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Brilliant holiday yet again. Staff always polite and nothing is too much trouble for any of them. Our food was exceptional, sitting outside this time for breakfast was amazing. This is our fourth visit and I can’t recommend the hotel enough, we look forward to coming back to visit again soon.
The only thing I missed was a “Welcome” drink on arrival? After a 20 hour journey a glass of juice waiting at the top of those steps was always very much appreciated…
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Rob H wrote a review Mar 2024
Halifax, Canada390 contributions146 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
So we needed a place to stay in Nelspruit after our safari in Kruger, la villa vita came up as a viable option.
The property is very well maintained and secure. I am an early riser and at 5:30 am the security guard was out and about doing his job, unlike other places we stayed where they were glued to their phone. The room comfortable with a great bathroom. The property has its own power in case of load shedding, which was appreciated. The bed was comfortable and everything was clean. Our highlight was meeting Willy the restaurant bar tender / waiter / comedian he was pleasant and funny. The meals served were great. Our vehicle was secure is parking garage. The only drawback was Wi-Fi in the room and our it seemed we couldn’t get cell coverage there at times. We would definitely stay there in the future.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JR V wrote a review Mar 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This place is like a little piece of heaven. It is truly a wonderful place to stay. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The manager and reception staff are truly a delight.

The staff cannot do enough for you. The rooms are so spacious and luxurious. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.

We came as a family some from London UK and some from Australia. We arrived and were made to feel like we were appreciated and made to feel so welcomed.

We had many events here and the food and service was out of this world. Every night we had guests over and they prepared the deck for us and made all our guest feel welcome as well.

The food is out of this world and they cater for all events.

The staff I seriously cannot stress how helpful and wonderful they all are. From the cleaner to the bar staff and security they are all so helpful and pleasant to be around.

This will be the place we will return too, next time we are in South Africa.

All the best
The Sprackman and Versace family.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Stuart C asked a question Dec 2019
Bournemouth, United Kingdom3,797 contributions636 helpful votes
Which company does the Villa use for safari? I went, they were excellent and want to write a review!
Answer from Discover791714
Morning Funhe we can arrange someone pick you up and drop you.
Derek A asked a question Jun 2016
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Is it child friendly as we will be traveling with our 2 seven year olds
Answer from Rosario C
Ferrara, Italy21 contributions4 helpful votes
There is a nice pool. But just one, not a special one for kids.
Answer from mrsmnmongala
Pretoria, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
From the rooms we booked (2 interlocked rooms) there was no such things as mentioned and although it was drizzling a bit in the parts of the night and the day, we enjoyed the atmosphere, lights were working well and we could enjoy the view of Nelspruit as the place is nearly at the peak. Anyway I am glad I was not the only one who found the place to be marvelous. The carpet scent was fresh and the rooms were nice and clean.
Wanderer08856842395 wrote a tip Feb 2024
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Go and experience the hospitality for yourself."
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Frank G wrote a tip Nov 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Amazing staf"
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Voyager55012323360 wrote a tip Nov 2023
Mbombela, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Book now you will never stay at another hotel again. Value for money and service with a smile. Location is perfect, the absolute best "
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Denzil gounden wrote a tip May 2023
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Dress warm"
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Nthabi T wrote a tip May 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"i don’t have anything as i have said enough i don’t have any additional things to say"
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PRICE RANGE
R 1,346 - R 1,733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaMpumalangaMbombela
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Villa Vita Nelspruit
Which popular attractions are close to La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Nearby attractions include Lowveld National Botanical Garden (6.0 km), i'langa Mall (4.1 km), and Riverside Mall (6.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Conveniently located restaurants include Orange Restaurant, Greek Kouzina, and Mugg & Bean.
Are there opportunities to exercise at La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at La Villa Vita Nelspruit?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does La Villa Vita Nelspruit offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
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