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De Ark Guest House

  • Capacity: 32 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 21:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: 37 Kantoor Street, Lydenburg, 1120, Mpumalanga
  • All ages welcome
  • From R1 000 per night (sleeps 2)


De Ark Guest House offers colonial style luxury accommodation in the centre of Lydenburg, in the Kruger Lowveld. The guest house is only 90 minutes from the Kruger National Park and 10 minutes from Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve, with its cycling routes and hiking trails, museum, culture an heritage sites and big game viewing.

The guest house offers a range of luxury, en-suite apartments including twin three-quarter bedrooms, double bedrooms, and queen bedroom options. Each room is furnished to represent a different period style, with an eclectic mix of period furniture and exquisite fabrics capturing the spirit of a bygone era. Each self-catering apartment is fully equipped with a complete kitchenette, which includes a stove, microwave oven and refrigerator, and is also equipped with a satellite television, electric blankets, heaters for winter and fans for those hot summer days. Our intimate Honeymoon Room also boasts a luxurious spa bath.

The beautifully landscaped garden offers a tranquil getaway from everyday life and features a magnificent swimming pool, a gazebo and terrace which is suitable for private functions, braai facilities with safe off-street parking. Breakfast is served in the dining room, with its beamed ceilings and open fireplace, offering a wholesome country spread, while in summertime breakfast is served on the patio or in the lovely gazebo.

The magnificent guest rooms are furnished in the grandest of fashion and enclose a Victorian tea garden secluded by rose thickets as well as a restaurant befitting of royalty. Be transported back to the times of courteous meetings and lavish affairs. The De Ark Guest House also hosts corporate functions and business meetings and intimate art functions in the opulent Bonaparte Theatre. For the true romantics at heart, De Ark Guesthouse is the perfect venue to make a wedding reception absolutely magical. They do the event planning and host the ceremony under a gazebo, themed reception, honeymoon suite and provide accommodation for the guests.

An extended stay at De Ark will afford guests access to some of the most spectacular attractions the Kruger Lowveld has to offer like the Panorama Route which includes the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window, Graskop, Sabie, Hoedspruit and the Kruger National Park. After a day of exploration, guests can relax in The Fickle Fox, the very cosy pub and cigar lounge.

The guest house is conveniently located for day trips to these areas as well as a large variety of adventure activities, birding hot spots, trout fishing and cultural and heritage spots. De Ark Guesthouse is a perfect stay over for couples, solo adventurers and business travellers, families with kids and large groups.


Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Pets by Arrangement
Secure Parking
Free Wifi
Conferencing Facilities


  • ADSL Line
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Airport Transfers By Arrangement
  • Swimming Pool
  • Guided Game Drives As Extra
  • Braai Area
  • Games Room
  • Guest Lounge
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Restaurant On Premises
  • Personal Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Self Catering
  • Serviced Daily
  • Free Wifi
  • Conferencing Facilities
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Swimming

Activities Nearby

  • Horse Riding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Trout Fishing
  • Bass Fishing
  • Big Five
  • Bird Watching
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cycling
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Guided Walk
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu

Meal Types Offered

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner By Arrangement
  • Drinks Inclusive
  • Picnic Baskets By Arrangement
  • Teas

Conferencing Facilities

  • Break Away Rooms
  • Data Projector
  • DVD Player
  • Flip Charts
  • Whiteboards
  • Notebook Projector
  • Computer Networking
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Venue For 50 Or More Delegates

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Behind Remote Gate
  • Covered Parking
  • Off Street Parking
  • On Street Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.7 out of 5from 3 reviews for De Ark Guest House
Value for money


  • 37 Kantoor Street, Lydenburg, 1120, Mpumalanga
  • Guests think De Ark Guest House is in a very good location
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  • Capacity: 32 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 21:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: 37 Kantoor Street, Lydenburg, 1120, Mpumalanga
  • All ages welcome From R1 000  per night (sleeps 2) 3 5 1 5 37 Kantoor Street Lydenburg 1120 Mpumalanga 0860 022 102 14:00-21:00 10:00 -25.090680999667 30.45233