What do luxurious accommodation, magical weddings, productive conferences, a rejuvenating spa and an unmatched hunting experience have in common? The answer is Lions Rest Country Estate. Lions Rest Country Estate offers unsurpassed quality and value, all in one location.

The Country Estate has a 3 Star Grading. Each of the nine (9) rooms at the Lions Rest Country Estate is unique. All the rooms have DSTV, Coffee/Tea Tray and water.

The Free State Province is home to some of the most scenic places, natural wonders and overwhelming hospitality and friendliness in South Africa. Lions Rest maintains the province`s reputation by offering visitors supreme quality and a blissful and tranquil place to escape to.

With warm and friendly staff members who are ready to cater to your every need, a delicious breakfast every morning and an African night sky experience with a truly South African braai, isn`t it about time you allow yourself the luxury of becoming one with nature again?

Situated about two kilometres from the scenic town of Tweeling, Lions Rest Country Estate is a haven of tranquility nestled between Frankfort and Reitz on the way to Clarens. Visitors are spoilt with picture-perfect sunsets, charming architecture, magnificent wildlife and crisp clean country air.

Our main offerings at Lions Rest Country Estate:
- Accommodation
- Weddings
- Conference Venue
- Health Hydro and Spa
- Hunting
- Camping and Caravan Park

We sometimes become so wrapped up in our daily tasks and activities that it is difficult to imagine a place where the only sounds are the sounds of nature and the only thing you have to do is to relax.

Whether you are searching for accommodation for a well deserved break, the ideal setting for your dream wedding, a conference with a difference, a revitalising spa experience or an exciting hunting trip, Lions Rest fulfils all the require.

Accommodation at Lions Rest Country Estate:
When you are travelling outside your neighborhood or province, it does not mean you have to travel outside your comfort zone. Although Lions Rest offers you new and exciting experiences, you don`t have to compromise on comfort.

When staying with us we give you a break from your daily routine and the hustle and bustle of daily life. We grant you a breathtaking sunset, surrounded by wildlife, accompanied by mouth-watering meals and unmatched service and hospitality.

The child friendly lodge with its rich colours and modern decor accommodates up to 40 guests. Our rooms are generously furnished and serviced daily. Each room in the Three Star Graded Estate (Lions Rest Country Estate) has a television and DSTV. A delicious breakfast is served daily, while our boma is perfect for a truly mouth-watering South African braai. We cater for special dietary requirements including Kosher, Halaal and vegetarian.

Our accommodation consists of:
- Luxurious Double Rooms
- Standard Single Rooms
- Family Rooms
- Kwagga Hut

The Kwagga Hut is set in 310 ha of picturesque and open countryside, this 19th century farm house has been transformed into a friendly, family run lodge. The Kwagga Hut is only about 500 m from the Lions Rest Country Estate.

The Hut has a communal kitchen with a coal stove and electric stove, a microwave, a fridge and a kitchen table and chairs. It consists of six rooms, with two to six single beds in a room. The breakfast offered for the guests is served at the Lions Rest Country Estate by our friendly and professional team of staff.

It is convenient for the hunters who wish to share their stories and experience in the evenings. It is also preferred by guests to the Lions Rest who are looking for affordable accommodation; a haven for the Groom and his entourage the night before the wedding.

Kwagga Lodge / Hut:
Kwagga Lodge / Hut is about 500 m from Lions Rest Country Estate. It is not graded. It has six (6) rooms with single beds only. the number of beds per room vary from 2, 3 or 4 beds per room. A total of 21 guests can be accommodated in Kwagga. There are communal Bathrooms and a communal kitchen.


. Game Viewing
. Health Hydro Spa

Cancellation Policy:
If any reservation for accommodation should be cancelled less than 48 hours notice, no refund will be given.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Xhosa / Zulu
Tswana / Sotho
Other Language
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Lions Rest Country Estate is a Game Lodge in Frankfort Free State South Africa

- Take exit 169 for R26/R103 toward Villiers South.
- Lions Rest is +/- 62 km from the
- OFFRAMP Villers/Frankfort/Vrede
- Turn right onto R103/R26
- Continue follow R26
- Turn right onto R26
- Slight left onto R26
- +/- 28 km to Lions Rest.

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  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge