Van Dykshuis Guest Lodge \ Accommodation in Heidelberg

Van Dykshuis Guest Lodge Heidelberg

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the heart of the magnificent Suikerbosrand, Van Dykshuis Guest Lodge in Heidelberg awaits to welcome you to its world of understated elegance, tranquillity and personal attention.

Whether you are here for business or pleasure, our Victorian style home is the four star Guest Lodge for you. Awake to the dawn chorus of the many birds and frog species, then lie back in an original Victorian bath, enjoying the peace and tranquillity.


Every one of our 18 spacious, stylishly decorated bedrooms has its own character. Heavy, luxurious curtains and specially chosen furniture add to the comfort of our guests. Each room is equipped with everything you need, and most importantly: we have the most comfortable bed you'll find away from home.

All our rooms have the following:
• En-suite bathrooms
• Wi-fi internet
• A desk with enough room for your laptop
• A safe in each room
• Flat screen TV’s with selection of satellite channels, including sport & movie channels
• International convertible plugs
• Tea and coffee trays in each room
• Fridge
• Heating / fans
• Telephone
• Radio alarm clock
• Hair dryers
• Toiletries
• Daily room service

Our turn-down service ensures that you feel extra welcome when you step into your room at night.


Our breakfast buffet is an experience not to be missed. Join us for traditional meals served in our elegant dining room.

Pick the perfect spot and admire the lush landscaped garden with its soothing water features and indigenous bird life.


The following facilities are available on-site for all our guests:
• Off street parking
• Braai / barbecue
• Fireplace on the premises
• Fully equipped gym
• Table tennis
• Pool table
• Dart board
• Chess and other board games
• Additional bed / mattress – some rooms
• Air-conditioning – some rooms
• Children: cot, highchair, etc
• Internet connection: Wireless
• Television (with satellite)
• Conference facilities
• Fax facility available at reception
• Luscious garden
• Swimming pool
• Special Honeymoon Suite
• Lunch and dinner on request
• Laundry service available

Work out in our fully equipped gymnasium, relax in our recreation room or cool off in our swimming pool.


Van Dykshuis Guest Lodge is situated only thirty minutes away from the O R Tambo Airport and on the main route to Durban on the N3.

Activities and Attractions

Nearby activities include bird watching, golf, health and fitness, walking, hiking or backpacking, sightseeing in the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve. Specific things to see in and around Heidelberg:

• AG Visser’s house (early Afrikaans poet and local doctor)
• The Concentration Camp Cemetery with graves of women and children of who died during the Second War of Independence
• Diepkloof Farm Museum - old restored farmhouse built in 1850
• Klipkerk - 'stone church'
• Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve with a wide range of plants, birds and animal species. Clearly marked self-guiding hiking trails are available. Caravan, picnic and barbeque facilities are found in all parts of the reserve
• The old jail first served as a hospital and home for the underprivileged. The building has stood empty since 1963 when a new jail was built. It is now being restored.

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Price Range

R440 to R900 per person sharing per night
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4 Star Graded
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