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The Palms Guest House

25 Van Wijk Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 48 Nelspruit B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This B&B is a brilliant place to stay. Sue (owner) gave us the best greeting we've ever had to an accommodation. She was very helpful and gave us great dinner tips. The rooms are very nice, the lounge is great, beautiful garden, free wifi, huge breakfast, and very reasonably priced on top of that. Highly recommended to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It doesn't surprise me this B&B we stayed for 3 days is 100% ranked! It couldn't be better! The owner came pick us up on the way to the b&b because we couldn't find it. The service is exceptional, I admire the way the owners treat their guest with so much energy and willingness. The room is very nice and... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Owners are very friendly and hospitable. Room (family size) was large. Breakfast cooked to order was excellent, with options including eggs, bacon, sausage, tomatoes, and mushrooms, yogurt, toast, cereal, cheese, juice, and coffee. Nice garden and pool. Location is nice but far away from any shops or restaurants. Honesty bar available at reasonable prices. Laundry for around 50 rand per... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Our son suggested we stay here on our way to Kruger and we stayed again on the way out. It is in a convenient position between Johannesburg and Kruger. Sue & Chris went out of their way to make our stays comfortable. Chris does a marvellous "English" breakfast as you might expect. We had 2 different rooms and both were... More

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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Beautiful surroundings and well tended gardens and swimming pool. Roms are very well appointed - I was particularly impressed with having a 2x magnifying shaving mirror in my air conditioned room. Breakfast to order - what a pleasure! Also ordered an evening meal and had the best lamb shank ever!!! Hospitality bar shows the faith Chris & Sue have in... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We stayed at The Palms for two nights towards the end of a very stressful time. Sue and Chris helped make our stay a pleasant one by going out of their way to make us comfortable. The Palms had secure parking and was inviting both inside and outside. Our room and bathroom were very clean, well decorated and the bed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012 via mobile

Sue and Chris are the masters in service and care! In their nice little Palms Guesthouse they take attention on details and comfort. We stood there 3 nights and where realy pleased by Sue who cared perfectly on our stay. Don't ever miss one of the best scrambelled eggs and ham for breakfast in South Africa! :) Recommend this B&B!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

We had a very quick overnight stay, and enjoyed the welcome. Found it very good value at R620 for a twin room. Driving directions were well explained by phone, and the house is in hilltop in a very nice neighbourhood. It is very tastefully furnished, there's a well stocked bar in the living area. The room was fine, with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Hi, we stayed at the Palms in september 2010 and had a perfect stay in all ways, nothing was too much trouble for Sue & Chris - great breakfast and decent rooms, i would recommend the Palms to all travellers in the nelspruit area you will not be disappointed.

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Marathon, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

This beautiful house with amazing grounds and incredible staff is a must see. The rooms are comfortable but not excessive. The living/entertaining area is a great place to meet other travelers and the hosts are lovely. They thought of everything and their staff went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. The house is well signed and easy... More

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Address: 25 Van Wijk Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Nelspruit
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DESCRIPTION: Warmth and welcome await you at The Palms, one of Nelspruit’s most popular and established guest houses. Bordering a nature reserve the lush sub-tropical gardens offer superb views and an abundance of bird life, creating an ambience of peace and tranquillity. LOCATION Popular tourist attractions are all within easy travelling distances, i.e. the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrims Rest and the historical town of Barberton. ACCOMMODATION All rooms are individually appointed with your comfort in mind and all are en-suite with television, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers and ceiling fans. The house itself offers superb views of the subtropical gardens and mountains beyond. DINING Our breakfast room overlooks the sparkling pool and granite slabs. Your stay will include a comprehensive, full cooked breakfast. We offer packed breakfast and lunches and dinners can be served by arrangement. FACILITIES The Palms has a guest lounge with an honesty bar. We have a Braai area and our car park is guarded. Children are welcome to explore the extensive gardens, climb the granite slabs and play in the pool. TOURS We have connections with SATOUR registered tour guides and tours can be arranged to the Kruger National Park, God’s Window, Pilgrims Rest, Sabie and the waterfalls, Blyde River Canyon, Barberton and the surrounding area’s. ... more   less 
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