Situated on the outskirts of Mbabane, with an unrivalled view of the Ezulwini Valley, The Mountain Inn Hotel is one of Swaziland's best known independent hotels with a reputation for high standards and personal service. Owned and managed by the Ward family, with 40 years experience in hotel management, the Mountain Inn is a reliable and friendly accommodation venue that has grown rapidly in stature both with international corporate and leisure travellers.
Occupying a position of grandeur and eminence at the head of the Kingdom's Ezulwini Valley, this 52-room hotel is ideally located within minutes of Mbabane, the Swaziland capital, as well as many of the country's tourism attractions.
Friar Tuck's - the hotel's in-house restaurant is renowned for its quality cuisine with buffet as well as a la carte options. Dine al fresca on the pool terrace or enjoy the ambience of the cosy restaurant.
Various size meeting and conference rooms, a business centre and wireless internet access make this a popular venue for diplomatic, non-governmental (NGO) and business functions.
The hotel's location and the friendly interest of the owners ensures that leisure travellers are given the best opportunity to explore Swaziland's local attractions. Game and nature reserves are within easy driving distance for wildlife experiences, whilst the art and craft markets of Ezulwini and Malkerns are just a short trip away.
Being situated almost 500m higher in altitude than the valley below, the Mountain Inn is a pleasant escape from the heat of summer and its extensive views and cool breeze, add to the pleasure of its facilities.
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The Mountain Inn hotel is located on the outskirts of Mbabane the Swazi capital.
The hotel can be accessed on a self-drive basis, or by flying into Manzini (Matsapha Airport) which is just 35 minutes away by road. The hotel provides a shuttle service to and from the airport.
The GPS coordinates of the Mountain Inn hotel in Swaziland are: S 26° 20.453' and E 31° 9.100'
Hotel Address: Mountain Drive, Mbabane
FROM JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG
Head towards Witbank on the N12 or N4. Pass Witbank and Middleburg, and take the R33 turn-off towards Carolina. On exiting Carolina stay with the R33 which turns right straight after the railway line. 41km further on turn left at the T-junction towards Warburton on the N17. This road leads directly to the Oshoek/Ngwenya border post. Continue on thehighway (MR3) which leads directly to Mbabane. Enter Mbabane on Sozisa Road (MR3). At the second traffic light in town, turn right onto the highway towards Manzini, this continues to be the MR3. Once on the highway, pass the first set of traffic lights, at the second set of traffic lights turn left. The Mountain Inn Hotel is very well signposted.
FROM DURBAN, KWA-ZULU NATAL
Take the N2 North towards Pongola. 20 Kilometres before Pongola, turn right towards the Golela border post. Follow the road into Swaziland towards Big Bend (MR8). Travel through Big Bend and then for another approximate 75 kms before you will reach a T-junction. Turn left onto the MR3 towards Manzini. Continue straight through Manzini, and continue following the MR3 towards Mbabane. Follow the road straight into Mbabane, and at the first set of traffic lights, turn right towards the Mountain Inn Hotel. The hotel is very well signposted.
FROM NELSPRUIT, MPUMALANGA
From Nelspruit, follow the N4 in an easterly direction. Take the R570 turn-off right after Malelane. This road leads directly to Jeppes Reef/Matsamo border post. Follow MR1 road through Pigg's Peak. Approximately 50km past Pigg's Peak you will reach a T-junction where you turn left onto the MR3 towards Mbabane. Enter Mbabane on Sozisa Road (MR3). At the second traffic light in town, turn right onto the highway towards Manzini, this continues to be the MR3. Once on the highway, pass the first set of traffic lights, at the second set of traffic lights turn left. The Mountain Inn Hotel is very well signposted.