The Palms Guesthouse

25 Van Wijk StreetNelspruit1200South Africa
Bed & Breakfast
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About The Palms Guesthouse

The Palms Guesthouse offers traditional rooms in a quiet location, complete with an on-site swimming pool. The property boasts impressive views of the nearby nature including the neighbouring sub-tropical gardens.

Rooms feature TVs, radios and hot drink-making facilities, with an option of air conditioning or ceiling fans. All include en-suite bathrooms, and family sized rooms are available.

Guests can enjoy the property’s lush garden area which contains outdoor seating as well as sun loungers beside the pool. Complimentary Wi-Fi is also offered on site.

A full English breakfast is included for all guests each morning, whilst the property can also arrange home-cooked evening meals upon request.

Nelspruit Train Station is located under three kilometres from The Palms Guesthouse, whilst Nelspruit Nature Reserve is reachable within a ten-minute drive. The larger Barberton Nature Reserve is located 18 kilometres to the south.


25 Van Wijk Street, Nelspruit, 1200, South Africa
Telephone: +27(13)7554374 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Quiet and attractive location

The location of this guest house is regularly praised for its quiet and peaceful surroundings. Guests appreciate this and feel it helps create a relaxing environment, an element assisted by the attractive nature which neighbours the property.

Friendly staff

Reviews find that the staff working at this guest house offer a friendly service. Having pleasant staff to deal with is said to make the property more welcoming and guests appreciate this factor in their stay.

Negative Reviews

Small rooms

Visitors report that the rooms of this property are too small, leaving guests frustrated. The lack of space is felt to further decrease the comfort of this guest house.

Dirty swimming pool

The swimming pool is regularly reported to be dirty and in an unfit condition for swimming. Guests find it frustrating to not be able to enjoy this facility and feel that the comfort and overall quality of the property is diminished as a result.

Disappointing breakfast

Frustrated travellers describe the breakfast service as disappointing. The quality of the food is said to be poor, plus guests report that they have to go to a neighbouring property for the morning meal and are therefore unable to dine on site.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 13 reviews across the web
7.3 /10
  • Expedia
    6.4 /10
    6.5 /10
7.3 out of 10 based on 13 reviews