Mokoya Lodge and Sweet Thyme Restaurant  Verified Listing

Magaliesburg > Gauteng > South Africa

Excellent Rating: 4.1 / 5
Based on 17 verified guest reviews

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Member since: 28 June 2009

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DSTV
Garden
Breakfast included
Bath towels
Electric Blankets
Patio
Shared lounge/TV area
Linen
Covid-19 H&S Certified
Swimming Pool
Health Spa
Spa facilities
Cleaning service
Parking on Premises
Conference Facility
Fireplace
Dining Area
Aircon
Bar
Fan
Heater
Laundry facilities
No smoking
Restaurant
Tea and coffee facilities

Mokoya Lodge is an exclusive Lodge nestled in the heart of the Hekpoort Valley ideally halfway between Magaliesburg & Hartbeespoort Dam. Situated just an hour's drive from both Johannesburg & Pretoria the Lodge is the ideal venue for Romantic Getaways, Family excursions, Yoga, Detox & Wellness Retreats as well as Weddings, Functions & Corporate events.

Boasting 27ha of natural African bushveld with an abundance of flora, fauna and wildlife, we aim to create a memorable experience for our guests offering affordable accommodation in a charming country setting. Set among the abundant gardens Mokoya features 19 well appointed rooms with sweeping views of the spectacular Magaliesburg mountain range. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with tea & coffee making facilities. Among the selection are 3 x suites and 2 x family rooms.

The Sweet Thyme Restaurant presents an extraordinary display of modern cuisine using the freshest locally grown produce served in an elegance that pervades the atmosphere of its surroundings. We offer a wide range of freshly prepared signature selections, traditional dishes, grilled meats, fish soups, salads etc. To end the day you can enjoy a sundowner cocktail on our terrace overlooking the mountains.

A beautiful swimming pool, volleyball court, MTB cycling trail onsite & walks along our river front as well as romantic picnics offer a variety of things to do at the Lodge. Pool table, dart board and big screen DSTV provide additional entertainment. The Hekpoort Valley area also offers an assortment of more physical options such as quad bike trails, go-carting, horse riding, zip lining, game drives, animal encounters and much more!

Activities offered in the area:

Hot-air ballooning
Spa Treatments (option of onsite or offsite)
Magalies treetop canopy tours / Zip Lining
Rock climbing
Abseiling / Kloofing
Via Ferrata
Horse Riding Trails
Microlighting
Hiking
Game Viewing at nearby game farms
Golf - Pecanwood, Magaliespark & Brits
Scenic drives following the Magalies Meander route
Art and craft markets and shops
Fly fishing (offsite)
Magalies Express Train
Maropeng - Cradle of Humankind

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Extra Info

Property Type Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Guest Lodge
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 11:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
Can Be Used For Film Location, Still Shoots, Wedding
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Reviews

tshepo mdhluli
16 December 2020

Great hospitality!

Okay. 3 out of 5
Andries Nel
03 February 2020

Mokoya Lodge is a gem away from the buzz of Pretoria and Johannesburg. It's bush veld ambiance contributes to the calm and relaxing experience whilst the food in the Thyme Restaurant is immaculate. The hosts are most helpful, friendly and accommodating. The buildings, garden and swimming pool are well kept and lying down underneath the willow trees on the riverbank was priceless.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Eulenda Baloyi
21 October 2019

Great place for relaxing and peace of mind, and the employees are fantastic my new favorite place for peace and tranquility

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Charles Mupfuki
10 October 2019

Our stay at Mokoya Lodge was fantastic we really had a good time. We wouldn’t mind to come back again.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Ivy Mambo
24 September 2019

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at Mokoya Lodge. Loved the peaceful and tranquil environment it offered. It was the best place to rejuvenate and reconnect. Just what the Doctor prescribed 👌👌We would definitely be visiting the Lodge again. The food from the restaurant was amazing, the rooms where forever clean. The hospitality from Hayley and team was welcoming. We left with high praises for Washington who was who was always on point and detailed. This is one private gem 💎 We will be escaping too when we feel like running away from the noisy city life. Thank you for the 5 Star ⭐️ Service

Superb. 5 out of 5
Anonymous
04 September 2019

My stay at Mokoya lodge was very good. Good food from their restaurant and their stuff is so excellent.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Rodney De Nysschen
16 August 2019

Perfect place to unwind and to explore the surrounding area.
Outstanding service and food.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Winnie
30 April 2019

I had a blast... peace and quiet. More of a farm life away from the busy city life.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Thandi Mosehla
12 March 2019

We had a great weekend. The place is tranquil, great for a couples or families who want to spend quality time together as there are no TV in the rooms. We received great service from staff! We definitely going to visit the place again!!!

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Nilayum Reddy
05 November 2018

Friendly, efficient staff. The room was neat and clean. Peaceful environment.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5

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Magaliesburg Reviews

Willemien Kleijn
11 April 2021

Peaceful location close to Johannesburg. Area does seem to be deteriorating a bit, but was still accessible and pleasant.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Antoinette Meyer
15 March 2021

There so so much to do and the drive down is beautiful!

Superb. 5 out of 5
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Dewald Schoeman
21 February 2021

Very nice place stayed in sunrise. The Owner"Judy" as well as Christel was very friendly and their hospitality was absolutely above and beyond. Lovely scenery, as well as animals on farm with lovely heated pool, tractor rides, horses as well as dam where dogs could swim and play.

Superb. 5 out of 5
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Dewald Schoeman
21 February 2021

Very nice place stayed in sunrise. The Owner"Judy" as well as Christen was very friendly and their hospitality was absolutely above and beyond. Lovely scenery, as well as animals on farm with lovely heated pool, tractor rides, horses as well as dam where dogs could swim and play.

Superb. 5 out of 5
BOWMAN RAMALEKA
30 January 2021

Mount Grace Hotel. When you enter inside the hotel, they welcome their guests with a great pleasure and took guests to the reception room and to your room. Its a nice place to have fun with friends & families, especially walking in the veld and riding bikes .

Superb. 5 out of 5
Jenni Hamilton
03 January 2020

The closeness to Johannesburg as well as the mountains.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Noma nyoni
01 January 2020

Did Not see much as most places closed because of lockdown while we were there, hoping to go back again!

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Tabetha Van der Walt
07 December 2020

Great place!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Anonymous
30 November 2020

I loved the interaction with nature.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Jade Liebenberg
23 November 2020

Beautiful views! Great for a country get away!

Superb. 5 out of 5