Arlington Guest Lodge is a charming 3-Star accommodation offering centrally-situated in the historic-yet-vibrant university town of Pietermaritzburg, in the KwaZulu Natal.
Founded in 1838, Pietermaritzburg is the capital and second-largest city in the province.
Situated just 200 meters from the Royal Agricultural Show Grounds and a 20-minute drive from the Pietermaritzburg Airport, Arlington Guest Lodge offers comfortable family-friendly accommodation.
The Lodge’s convenient location lends itself to easy access to amenities that Pietermaritzburg has to offer, such as fine restaurants, pubs, night clubs, the Liberty Mall, the city’s business hub, schools, hospitals, medical facilities and the famous Golden Horse Casino.
To date, Arlington Guest Lodge has hosted guests attending business conferences, social events such as the Royal Agricultural Show, Arts and Cars in the Park, Sporting events such as the Comrades and Duzi Marathons, Mountain and BMX Championships, cricket, soccer, netball, hockey and rugby fixtures.
Accommodation at Arlington Guest Lodge
Arlington Guest Lodge has nine en-suit bedrooms and can host a maximum of 35 guests in double or single beds. All rooms are air-conditioned, have tea/coffee facilities, a bar fridge, DSTV and Wi-Fi internet access. The rooms are non-smoking; however smoking areas have been designated.
Room 1 offers one double bed and two single beds and can sleep five guests including kids; while Room 2 has a double bed and three single beds. It’s a family unit with two inter-leading rooms, sharing a bathroom and can accommodate five guests.
You can choose Room 3, which has a King and one single bed or three single beds – it can accommodate three guests. Room 4 comes with a comfy double bed and can accommodate two.
Meanwhile, Room 5 has two single beds and can accommodate two people. Rooms 4 and 5 can be also be utilized as a family unit sharing a bathroom.
Guests can also make use of their Room 6, which has a King-size bed and two single beds or four single beds. It’s a self-catering unit that can accommodate four people.
Room 7 comes with a comfortable double bed for two people while Room 8 has either King-size beds or single beds for five people. The final offering, Room 9 comes with one or two King-size beds or four single beds. It’s another self-catering unit that can accommodate four people.
Note that children are allowed in all the accommodation offerings.
The Lodge offers a delectable full English or Continental breakfast to get you started on your day. Because there are plenty of fine restaurants nearby, Dinner is only available on request.
Facilities at Arlington Guest Lodge
The Lodge has a beautiful pool area that is situated in a tranquil garden. For your added peace of mind, there is secure parking with automated access.
A shuttle service from King Shaka and Pietermaritzburg Airports can be arranged on request. Laundry services are also available on request for a fee.
Activities and things to do in Pietermaritzburg
Pietermaritzburg is known as the City of Choice for a reason and you will be spoilt for choice while staying at Arlington Guest Lodge. You can visit Butterflies for Africa – a world-class Butterfly and Monkey House in Pietermaritzburg.
The Midlands Meander runs from Pietermaritzburg up to Mooi River and boasts a number of artists, craftsmen, farmers and creative artisans. Established in the 1870’s, the Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens are one of 8 national botanical gardens in South Africa.
The Golden Horse Casino is a glamorous and lively casino offering an extensive scope of entertainment. The KwaZulu Natal Museum is rich in both cultural and natural history and makes for an interesting visit. There is lots to do in the area really…
Reviews from people who have been to Arlington Guest Lodge
“This is the best guest house that you can find in Kwazulu Natal with the best and friendliest owners in the world. You get more than what you pay for and amazing service!! I will definitely visit again and again. If you did not yet visit Arlington Guest House you are missing out BIG time!” wrote Andria Oosthuizen on their Facebook page.
Vanessa Viljoen added; “I stayed over at Arlington Guest Lodge for two evenings and must say with all honesty what an amazing stay it was. Karel and Linda are amazing friendly people, the atmosphere is calm, the rooms are amazing, clean and ja just great. The entire Lodge is just amazing. All I can say is thank you so much. Will definitely recommend the lodge to everyone I know.”
To find out more about Arlington Guest Lodge, call 033 342 5405 or 076 175 4819 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit them at 1 Lewis Road, Town Hill, Pietermaritzburg. You can find them online at www.arlingtonlodge.co.za or follow them on Facebook. Here is their location on Google Maps.