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Southern Sun Mbombela

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Double Room, 2 Double Beds | In-room safe, desk, soundproofing, free WiFi
Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; local and international cuisine

Overview of Southern Sun Mbombela

Southern Sun Mbombela

4.0 star property
Suburban hotel in Mbombela with outdoor pool and restaurant
8.4 out of 10 Very good
8.4/10 Very good

51 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
15 Government Blvd Ext 1, Riverside Park, Mbombela, Mpumalanga, 1200
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Children's pool
  • Room service
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
For families
  • Children's pool
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Elevator

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the riverwalk
  • Kruger National Park - 48 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelspruit (MQP-Kruger Mpumalanga Intl.) - 37 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Mountain Spring Spur - 7 min drive
  • McDonald's - 7 min walk
  • Cappucinos - 7 min drive
  • Wimpy - 13 min walk
  • Mugg & Bean - 7 min drive

About this property

Southern Sun Mbombela

A great choice for a stay in Mbombela, Southern Sun Mbombela features an airport shuttle. You can splash around at the outdoor pool, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a fitness center, a children's pool, and a terrace. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and spacious guestrooms.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 109 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool

Working away

  • 2 meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Emnotweni Southern Sun
Emnotweni Sun
Southern Sun Emnotweni
Southern Sun Emnotweni Hotel
Sun Emnotweni
Sun Emnotweni Hotel
Southern Sun Emnotweni Hotel Nelspruit
Southern Sun Emnotweni Nelspruit

Frequently asked questions

Does Southern Sun Mbombela offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Southern Sun Mbombela does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Southern Sun Mbombela?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Southern Sun Mbombela?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Southern Sun Mbombela?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Southern Sun Mbombela?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Southern Sun Mbombela?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Southern Sun Mbombela?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Southern Sun Mbombela and nearby?
Southern Sun Mbombela has an outdoor pool and a fitness center, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Southern Sun Mbombela?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine.
Does Southern Sun Mbombela have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
What's the area around Southern Sun Mbombela like?
Southern Sun Mbombela is a short 1-minute walk from Riverside Mall and 10 minutes' walk from Lowveld National Botanical Garden.



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10/10 Exceptional

Lilantha, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay
This is one of our favorite places to stay. The rooms are nice, the food is good, and the staff is friendly. The only constructive comment would be that the front desk people were not very friendly.
Diane, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

My stay there was very short, one night could not give me a good chance to evaluate the property. The room was clean, the mattresses are very comfortable. Although I consider the room size is small for a twin bedroom, but all in all it is considered a good experience. Nothing interrupted my relaxation time. The hotel is very close to one shopping mall, and is in a safe area.
Hanan, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

All was good entire stay... Thanks
beverly, 2-night business trip
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6/10 Good

Carolina, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was clean and staff was great and will be back again
2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

I liked that it had a pool, breakfast included, and it had internet. I did not like that the pool was dirty. Leaves are always blowing in from the trees. Unavoidable, but some effort to clear periodically would have been nice. Internet was slow and always disconnecting. It was challenging to even just check emails. Food was good, but it did not change day to day. Maybe more variety would improve it.
James, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We loved our stay, the kids enjoyed the complementary slush puppie and pop corn
Mikateko, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay it was our anniversary. Enjoyed the breakfast.
Martin, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marvelous and great service thank you
Bhekimfundo, 2-night family trip
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