Monkey Thorn Lodge is a beautiful boutique Guest lodge located in White River, Mpumalanga in the center of the Lowveld.

  • Monkey Thorn Guest lodge is situated in the picturesque town of White River in the heart of the Lowveld. 
  • Designed with complete comfort and relaxation in mind for our guests whilst creating a true traditional feel of the Lowveld, the lodge brings an international standard of quality accommodation to White River.
  • Our nine free standing suites set out in six hectares of indigenous gardens give a feeling of being in the bush yet we are only 5 minutes from the center of White River giving our guests the best of both worlds to explore the surrounding area.
  • The main lodge building hosts our restaurant where guests can enjoy breakfast.
  • In addition to the restaurant  there is an old style lounge and bar where guests can unwind with a good book or catch up on the day’s sightseeing while enjoying pre dinner drinks.
  • Our traditional Lowveld veranda gives a feeling of memories of Africa where guests can be found enjoying the evening sunsets whilst sipping on a cocktail or just taking in the amazing bird life we have due to our stunning trees and indigenous flora.
  • The privacy at the lodge for our guests is second to none as there is so much space to be enjoyed and we have ensured the lodge is completely secure with only monitored gate access and perimeter fencing. Peace and tranquility is assured.


Guest’s Reviews

All reviews are form actual guests who stayed with us and the reviews can be found on Booking.com

Beautiful gardens, very very spacious modern rooms, lovely pool with fire pit. Lovely ambiance and breakfast. Quite beautiful retreat with exceptional spacious rooms.

Roma (October 2022)

The food on the dinner menu was exceptional. The rooms are comfortable and spacious. It was lovely and quiet. The lounge area is very well-maintained. Lovely pool.

Bulelwa (August 2022)

Exceptional property and stay ! The rooms are huge … so comfortable and clean . Beautiful property with well maintained gardens. Very friendly management and staff .

Gelle (May 2023)

The rooms are very spacious and comfortable and the decor and facilities are incredible. Monkey Thorn serves the best food from any guest lodge I have been to.

Nicholas (Dec 2022)

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