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Bushveld Terrace


About Bushveld Terrace

Accommodation type: Hotel

Location: Phalaborwa

Nearest Kruger gate: Phalaborwa Gate (<1km)

Nearest town: Phalaborwa (1km)

Catering: Bed & Breakfast, on-site restaurant

Budget: $

Perfect for… Contemporary surroundings on Kruger’s doorstep


Bushveld Terrace is situated 300m from the Kruger National Park’s Phalaborwa Gate. It offers guests and their families a cool and contemporary 4-star escape.


This family owned boutique hotel features 30 rooms built around a sleek outdoor swimming pool and surrounded by African bush. Decorated in natural colours, the elegant rooms at Bushveld Terrace come complete with a flat-screen satellite TV, desk, small refrigerator and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. Each unit offers an en suite bathroom and some include patios and a seating area.


The hotel’s restaurant is a prominent feature of the hotel offering inside and outside seating. The daily breakfast buffet includes freshly baked treats, fruit and juices and a delectable hot selection. Packed breakfasts can be arranged by prior request.


At night the restaurant comes alive with smells of wood fires, ambient light and background music. The restaurant offers an extensive a la carte menu taking care of your breakfast, lunch & dinner needs. Special dietary requests can be accommodated by prior request.


Free WiFi is available and facilities offered include a children's playground. Other activities in the surrounding area include golfing and hiking.


Spend your days exploring the Kruger National Park and your nights listening to the calls of the African bush while rejuvenating your body, mind and soul in the luxury of Bushveld Terrace.

Facilities & services

  • Swimming pool

  • Restaurant & bar

  • Children’s playground

  • WiFi

  • Airport shuttle

Types of accommodation

Classic Rooms

Classic rooms are spacious with contemporary bushveld inspired décor and large en-suite bathroom equipped with a shower and free-standing bath. Classic rooms have a Juliet balcony and views of the surrounding bushveld or swimming pool.


The wheelchair-friendly classic room, fitted with wider doorways and support rails in the bathroom, is on the ground floor close to reception and has a lovely view of the bush. All classic rooms have a twin or king size bed option and can accommodate a maximum of 2 people per room.


Luxury Rooms

Luxury rooms with their expansive interior, stylish décor, large bathroom with free-standing bath and open shower, looks onto a decked veranda makes this room type a guest favourite.


The wheelchair-friendly luxury room is on the ground floor close to reception. It has wider doorways and support rails in the bathroom and a spacious decked veranda with a lovely pool view.


All luxury rooms are on the ground floor offering bushveld or pool views. Twin or king size bed options are available and can accommodate a maximum of 2 people per room.


Family Rooms

These ample rooms are individually decorated with a contemporary bushveld flavour. Each room has a main bed (with a twin or king size bed option) as well as a custom-made pull-out daybed (equivalent of two single beds) to accommodate two children under 16 years of age.


The large en-suite bathroom has a free-standing bath and spacious shower with a large interleading frosted window separating the bedroom and bathroom. Family rooms are available on the top and ground floor, each with their own balcony or veranda with stunning views of the bush.


Marula Suite

This exclusive suite boasts spectacular bush views . The room is elegantly decorated and features an antique four-poster bed, sitting area & Juliet balcony, while the expansive bathroom features a double shower and impressive free-standing bath.


This room offering is unique with its coffee machine, stocked mini bar on arrival and bath robes. This room can accommodate a maximum of 2 people.


Bushveld Terrace is located in Phalaborwa, to the west of Kruger National Park. The closest park entrance gate is Phalaborwa Gate (<1m). Letaba Rest Camp is 55km to the east and Mopani Rest Camp is 78km to the north-east.


The nearest town is Phalaborwa (1km) and Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport (85km) is accessible, while OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is 520km / 6-hours driving from this accommodation.

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