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    The Royal Hotel

    Main Road, Pilgrim's Rest 1290, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good45%
    • Average22%
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    “pilgrims rest” (35 reviews)
    “one night” (13 reviews)
    “historic town” (7 reviews)
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 185 reviews

    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    Pilgrims Rest is set in an old gold mining area and the whole town still looks like it. The buildings are all as they would have been in early 1900's (with a few modern touches such as mains electric and running water). The hotel is...More

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    Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 6 October 2017

    Hi Debbie Thank you so much for your positive review. It means so much to our whole team to receive encouragement like this. We're thrilled that you enjoyed the little village as much as we do. Welcome back anytime! Kind Regards Lella

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    The staff were very helpful and bubbly. The rooms were stunning, we had such a wonderful experience (looked exactly as the pictures portrayed on TripAdvisor and bookings.com). The restaurant served buffets in the morning and evening which were extremely appetizing.

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    Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Lee Thanks so much for your review. Our team is highly encouraged by your compliments. Welcome back anytime! Warm Regards Lella

    Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

    Staying at the Royal Pilgrim really takes you back in time; I guess not everybody likes this, but for a night it was perfect. Location is perfect if you want to see Blyde River Canyon. Moreover, no complaints about service or restaurant. As I left...More

    Thank Jasper M
    Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 4 October 2017

    Hi Jasper We're happy to hear you enjoyed your experience in Pilgrim's Rest. Welcome back anytime! Kind Regards Lella

    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    The royal hotel is a wonderful hotel, if you want to stay in an old-fashioned, victorian hotel, in a nice little historic gold-diggers town. The rooms are nicely decorated, the bathtub, on 4 legs is inviting, and you feel as if you were in the...More

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    Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 20 September 2017

    Good Day Beuntje Thanks for your review, we appreciate it when guests enjoy the history of not only the town, but the Hotel too. We have been doing a lot of work to upgrade our food service, and are happy that you enjoyed the breakfast....More

    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    We had a very lovely room (actually small cottage) at the Royal Hotel in Pilgrims Rest. It was like a step back in time. The cottage had two lovely bedrooms and was complete with toilet room and lovely bathroom and spacious living room. It was...More

    Thank Richard S
    Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 18 September 2017

    Dear Richard Thanks for visiting Pilgrim's Rest, and The Royal Hotel. Our team is most encouraged by your compliments. Welcome "home" anytime! Kind Regards Lella

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    • US$74 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Mpumalanga >
    • Pilgrim's Rest
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    "If you can get the cottage RC1 -- go for it!!"
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    "Ask for a room in one of the cottages toward the back of the hotel as they are quieter, with off-street..."
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    "We were in the *Bank House in a 'honeymoon' room, which turned out to be a HUGE suite."
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