Misty Hills Country Hotel: quick getaway from the city

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Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference and Spa is the perfect place to go when you need a break from city life without going far from Johannesburg. Here you can find out all you need to know about visiting this wonderful country hotel!

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Directions to Misty Hills Country Hotel in Muldersdrift

The Misty Hills Hotel is in Muldersdrift, which is a region in the Gauteng province of South Africa. The Hotel is located at the foot of the Swartkop Mountains in the Kromdraai Valley in Muldersdrift.

Getting to the Misty Hills Hotel and Spa is easy – it is just around 40 minutes by car from Johannesburg, as depicted in the map below.

Here are detailed directions to Misty Hill Country Hotel in Muldersdrift:

  • If you are leaving Sandton by car, you will head north using West Street before turning left into Grayston Drive (M40).
  • At the crossing with Sandton Drive, turn right into Sandton Drive (M75).
  • You continue straight and turn right into William Nicol Drive (M81).
  • Continue for 1,3km until you turn left into Republic Road.
  • You stay on Republic Road for 4,3km until you turn right into Malibongwe Drive.
  • After 600 metres, you turn left into Hans Schoeman Street.
  • Continue for 2.5km in Hans Schoeman Street. Here the name of the street changes to Ysterhout Drive.
  • Stay in Ysterhout Drive for 2,2km until you turn right onto Beyers Naude Drive (M5).
  • You will stay on Beyers Naude Drive for 11,3 km until you reach Drift Boulevard (R114) when you turn left.
  • Continue straight for 900 metres.
  • You will find Misty Hills Country Hotel & Spa on your right-hand side.

Misty Hill Country Hotel’s Entrance

Misty Hills Country Hotel Entrance Gate
Misty Hills Country Hotel Entrance Gate

You cannot miss Misty Hills Country Hotels’ entrance! You need to sign in at the gate. If you are staying at the Misty Hills Country Hotel, you need to show your booking confirmation. The guard will give you directions to the hotel reception. Misty Hills Hotel is located on over 60 acres of botanical gardens and offers hotel rooms, restaurants, conference and wedding facilities.

The reception at Misty Hills in Muldersdrift

The Misty Hills Hotel and buildings are made from stone with thatch roofs, making it feel authentically African.

Misty Hills Country Hotel Entrance
Misty Hills Country Hotel Entrance

The reception at Misty Hills is a beautiful lounge with a variety of sitting areas, all featuring African decor. There is a small lounge where free drinks, such as juices and cognac, is offered for free. Sometimes there are bowls of free candy available in the foyer.

Free Drinks In The Lounge In The Misty Hills Hotel Reception
Free Drinks In The Lounge In The Misty Hills Hotel Reception

Take some time to explore the art located on the floor above the reception area. The walls feature interesting African and Japenese art pieces.

Japanese Art Above The Reception Area At Misty Hills Hotel Muldersdrift
Japanese Art Above The Reception Area At Misty Hills Hotel Muldersdrift

Misty Hills Muldersdrift’s accommodation & rates

Misty Hills offer a variety of accommodation options, ranging from the deluxe rooms to the presidential suits.

Deluxe rooms

There are three types of deluxe rooms, including the deluxe rooms, deluxe superior rooms and the super deluxe rooms. The deluxe rooms have been built in a “village style”. These rooms are surrounded by water features and African art pieces in the gardens. Each room has satellite television, a telephone and coffee and tea making facilities. Each room offers either twin or double beds with an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a bath.

Misty Hills Muldersdrift Bathroom
Misty Hills Muldersdrift Bathroom

Junior suites

The junior suites are more upmarket than the deluxe rooms. In addition to the normal deluxe room offerings, the junior suites have a lounge, bedroom with a king-size bed, and a bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and shower. These rooms also have air conditioning.

Misty Hills Country Hotel Accommodation
Misty Hills Country Hotel Accommodation

Executive suites

There are two types of executive suites, namely, the classic executive suites and the executive suites. These offer more than the junior suites as they also have an outside shower in a private garden.

Royal suites

The royal suites are a step up from the executive suites. The royal suites offer a private garden with an outside shower, a sunken bath, a thatched patio area and a private plunge pool.

Presidential suites at the Misty Hills Country Hotel

Misty Hills’ best suites are the presidential suites. These suites offer a private garden with a plunge pool and outside shower. Each suite also has a thatched patio area and a kitchenette.

Restaurants at the Misty Hills Country Hotel & Spa

There are four different restaurants at Misty Hills Hotel Johannesburg:

Ginbox Pub and the Connexion

The Ginbox Pub and Connexion offer light and quick meals. They also offer traditional pub foods, excellent coffees and delightful desserts. You can sit indoors or outdoors when visiting the restaurant.

Gin Pubhouse Room Service Meal
Ginbox Pub Room Service Meal

If you order room service while at Misty Hills Country Hotel, you will order from the Ginbox Pub and Connexion.

Summerhouse Restaurant

When you stay at Misty Hills, you will have breakfast at the Summerhouse Restaurant. The breakfast is a buffet with an enormous range of options, including cereals, egg dishes, baked goods and a variety of meaty dishes.

The Summerhouse Restaurant at the Misty Hills Country Hotel in Muldersdrift also offers a la carte menu for other meals. The Summerhouse Restaurant is a beautiful venue with wooden floors and large windows overlooking Misty Hill’s beautiful botanical gardens. It is a large venue and can seat up to 130 guests.

Misty Hills’ Carnivore Restaurant

The Carnivore Restaurant at Misty Hills is world famous. Having a meal at the Carnivore Restaurant is an experience that starts with soup and bread. Your meal will continue with fresh salads and sauces to complement your main meal.

Curio Shop Near The Carnivore Restaurant At Misty Hills Hotel And Spa
Curio Shop Near The Carnivore Restaurant At Misty Hills Hotel And Spa

The servers walk around with Masaai spears with different meats, including game and other domestic meats. The Misty Hills’ Carnivore Restaurant’s menu allows you to choose from chicken, beef, boerewors, ostrich, pork to kudu and crocodile. The servers will carve the meat onto your plate. You can have traditional South African foods, such as “pap” and sauce or baked potato with your meat. The Carnivore Restaurant offers a buffet-style meal – when you have had enough, you can lower your flag to surrender! The restaurant also offers an extensive selection of desserts with your tea or coffee.

The Boma

The Boma can cater for up to 200 people and offers buffets or formal functions. It is a popular venue for weddings and teambuilding meals. It has a fireplace in the middle which contributes to its ambiance.

Things to do at the Misty Hills Country Hotel and Spa

You won’t get bored at the Misty Hills Country Hotel. Here are the activities you can do:

Use the gym

The gym is at the pool area. It is not a large gym, but it offers basic gym equipment to cater for most people’s workout needs. It is open from 5:00 in the morning until 19:00, but you can arrange with the reception staff to have a workout outside these hours.

Spend time at the pool

Misty Hills Pool Area
Misty Hills Pool Area

There are three beautiful pools at Misty Hills. There is a pool for adults and for kids. You can order drinks from the poolside bar. Misty Hills has its own signature drink, the Dawa, a cocktail of vodka, lime and honey. Delicious!

At the pool area, there are comfortable swinging beds and table tennis to keep you comfortable and busy.

Swinging Beds At The Pool Area In Misty Hills Country Hotel Muldersdrift
Swinging Beds At The Pool Area In Misty Hills Country Hotel Muldersdrift

Have some fun with the kids at Peregrine castle

Peregrine Castle For Kids At Misty Hills Lodge
Peregrine Castle For Kids At Misty Hills Lodge

Kids will enjoy Peregrine castle. There are many hiding spots and several slides for loads of fun.

Spa facilities at the Misty Hills Country Hotel & Spa

Misty Hills Country Hotel’s spa is perfect for some pampering. It has been voted as a top spa in South Africa. The spa uses indigenous African herbs, spices and flowers in their treatments. Treatments range from massages, aromatherapy and reflexology treatments, to water treatments.

Play a game of chess

Chess Area With African Design In The Botanical Gardens At Misty Hills
Chess Area With African Design In The Botanical Gardens At Misty Hills

There is a giant chess board on the grounds of the Misty Hills Hotel. The chess pieces have authentic African designs, making a game of chess a uniquely African experiences.

Helen’s Orchid Pavillion at the Misty Hills Country Hotel

Helens Orchid Pavillion At Misty Hills Country Lodge And Spa
Helens Orchid Pavillion At Misty Hills Country Lodge And Spa

Helen’s Orchid Pavillion is a small orchid Pavillion, but it features some beautiful orchids. It is worth taking a walk through the pavilion.

Exploring the African art in the gardens

Misty Hills Hotel And Spa African Art In The Gardens
Misty Hills Hotel And Spa African Art In The Gardens

African art is everywhere at Misty Hills. Spend some time exploring the gardens at Misty Hills to see a variety of African animals and other figures.

Buy some souvenirs at the curio shop

There is a small curio shop at Misty Hills, near the reception building if you are looking for some African souvenirs.

Explore the surrounding areas

There are several local attractions you can visit while staying at Misty Hills. These include:

  • The Lion and Safari Park
  • Sterkfontein Caves
  • Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Rhino and Lion Park
  • Wonder Caves
  • Croc City Crocodile and Reptile Park
  • Kromdraai Gold Mine
  • Harties Cableway
  • Elephant and Monkey Sanctuary
  • Silverstar Casino in Krugersdorp
  • Boer War Blockhouse
  • Maropeng Visitors’ Centre in the Cradle of Humankind

Misty Hills Country Hotel contact details

You can contact the Misty Hills Country Hotel and Spa at the following numbers: +27 (11) 950 6000 or +27 861 732 237

Livingstone Statue In Misty Hills Botanical Garden
Livingstone Statue In Misty Hills Botanical Garden

Misty Hills Muldersdrift’s address is: Muldersdrift Estate plot 69 Drift Boulevard (R114), Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa. The GPS coordinates for Misty Hills are: S 26° 01.734’ E 27° 51.407’

You can email the Misty Hills Hotel in Muldersdrift at: sales@rali.co.za.

Tips for staying at the Misty Hills Country Hotel in Muldersdrift

For the protection of staff and guests, Misty Hills Country Hotel is a cashless environment. They accept all major credit and debit cards.

Misty Hills Reception Area
Misty Hills Reception Area

Parking is free, but try to park as close to your room as possible, especially if you want to explore the surrounding areas.

Why not visit Croc City Crocodile and Reptile Park while staying at the Misty Hills Country Hotel? Read more here!

Misty Hills’ grounds is large, and the layout can be confusing. Use the valet to transport your luggage from your car to your room as your parking may be far from your room. The valets use golf carts to transport luggage and people.

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