Cannon pointing into the distance in Piet Retief

Piet Retief Tours and Travels

About Piet Retief

Named after the late Voortrekker leader Pieter Retief, the town of Piet Retief is situated towards the east of the country near the border between South Africa and Swaziland. The charming and picturesque town is an oasis of tranquility and peacefulness, making it the perfect retreat for weary travellers who want some time to kick back and de-stress for a few days before continuing their adventures. With a strong agricultural background, this little town also has many different plantations, which include large groves of Bluegum and Wattle.

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Piet Retief Hotels

If you are planning a Piet Retief holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

Holme Lea Manor Piet Retief

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Holme Lea is a colonial style hotel with large and comfortable rooms. The hotel serves breakfast and dinner can be arranged with prior notice. In the evenings guests can wander through the well-manicured gardens or take a dip in the sparkling waters of the swimming pool. Holme Lea Manor is centrally situated in Piet Retief, just off the main street, on the Rainbow Route and approximately 30km from the Kingdom of Swaziland.

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Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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