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The Orion

Address Baviaanskloof 29, Aerorand, Aerorand, Middelburg
Phone Phone: 013 244 1850
Cellphone: 082 568 0912
Rates High Season: From R490 - R950
Rates Off Season: From R490 - R950
Cards Accepted: VisaMastercard
Grading: starstarstarstar


The Orion Guest House – Situated in Middelburg, halfway between Pretoria and Lydenburg, on the Panorama Route. This is the gateway to the Kruger National Park, Swaziland and Mozambique.

A Perfect Bed & Breakfast with that Country feel. Rooms that feel antique but are distinctly modern, Smell …………………….. Your Home Away From Home.

Our secure and spacious rooms all have private access to the apartments with Showers, Air-conditioning, Tea/Coffee Station, Hairdryers, Television (M Net, Movie Magic, Super Sport, SABC & E-TV). Each room has a mini fridge stocked with delicatessens and cold drinks for your pleasure. Wireless Internet available in all rooms.


“The Orion” – is a guest house with a difference where you feel at home. Here you’ll find comfort, security and luxury all in one. You hosts Lourens an Jackoline will be at your service to attend to all your needs.

The Orion is situated nearby a shopping centre, restaurants, take-away shops, garage, Cinema, Casino, Country Club/ Golf course and a fitness centre for the fitness fanatics. Within easy access of the N4 highway.

The Orion consist of 5 luxury en-suite rooms and 1 self catering unit. A spacious dining room facing a beautiful Koi-pond with running water, a Jacuzzi overflowing into a relaxing crystal clear swimming pool. A private lounge with DSTV facility and a built-in braai/fireplace for a social gathering. Secure parking with remote access to apartments.
In the near future The Orion will also have conference facilities available, additional rooms and a self-catering unit.

We surely offer you peace of mind!

Regret no pets

Breakfast is served in our spacious dining room with running water and birds chattering in the garden. Our main breakfast consist of bacon, mince or a cheese griller, egg’s, buttered toast, mushrooms, bake beans and fried tomato. A variety of cereal’s with yoghurt or milk can be enjoyed as a starter. We also have a selection of fresh fruit. For early departures we can arrange a Lunch-Pack.

Mon - Fridays: 6:00 - 8:00
Sat & Sundays: 7:30 - 9:00

Lunch packs are available at R60-00 per pack. Please order at least one day in advance. Included in Lunch packs: A variety of Sandwiches, yoghurt, cheese wedges, fresh fruit, fruit juice, cold meat and something sweet.


Dinner is available from Monday to Thursday and will be served in the dining room with relaxed atmosphere overlooking the Koi-pond and swimming pool. We serve fruit juice and fresh milk as well as dessert with our dinner.

Dinner will be served from 18:00 - 19:00. Place your order before 12h00 the previous day. Dinner cancellation: This must be done before 12h00 of the selected date.

Checking in time: 14:00 - 18:00 (please arrange for late arrivals.)
Checking out time: 10:00am.

What you see is what you get.

Cancellation Policy
• If cancelled within 30 days prior to arrival - 25%
• If cancelled 7 to 2 days prior to arrival - 50%
• If cancelled less than 2 days prior to arrival or no show - 100%
Cancellation Policy: Cancelation of booking in less than 48 hours of arrival date a 100% fee will be charged on total reservation made. A 50% cancelation fee will apply in less than 7 days.

Party size must be adhered to at all times. Special arrangements can be made.
GPS Coordinates : S 25 48.214 E 29 27.047 ( -25.803629 - 29.450762 )

Directions from JHB/PTA via Emahlaleni(Witbank) to Middelburg N4

Take second off-ramp R35(Fontein Street) to Tswelopele Avenue. At intersection turn left in Tswelopele Avenue. Drive 850m to first stop, turn right in Sondagsrivier Street. Turn left in Baviaanskloof Street and drive to bend in road The Orion on left hand side.

Directions from Nelspruit to Middelburg N4

Take second off-ramp R35(Fontein Street) to Tswelopele Avenue. At intersection turn left in Tswelopele Avenue. Drive 850m to first stop, turn right in Sondagsrivier Street. Turn left in Baviaanskloof Street and drive to bend in road The Orion on left hand side.

Services, Features and Activities

Places to visit and things to do:

Middelburg, Cultural Heartland

Middelburg offers an abundance of exiting activities as well as unique cultural experiences. The Botshabelo Historical Village and craft markets can be visited as well as the Ndebele Village home to the well known Ndebele people.

Game drives can be enjoyed in the various game reserves in and around Middelburg and for the fit, hiking on the numerous splendid hiking trials can be arranged.

Golfing enthusiasts can enjoy a relaxing round of golf at the undulating golf course at MCC or at Kranspoort golf course.

Horse riding trials available minutes away from Middelburg.

Middelburg is situated just minutes away from Loskop Dam, Witbank Dam, Rondebosch Dam and Kruger Dam which is on The Orion guesthouse doorstep. These dams allow for an abundance of exiting water sports such as sailing, fishing, waterskiing ect.

Middelburg is also host to the well known Loskop Dam Marathon, Jazz Festival held in March every year and the Great Train race (fun run) between Emahlaleni(Witbank) and Middelburg.

No matter what your preference, Middelburg has plenty to offer to all travellers. From fascinating cultural tours to adrenaline pumping water sports in pristine dam areas. Middelburg is the ideal holiday destination.
Ensuite Bathroom, Tea/Coffee, Bar Fridge, Jacuzzi, Aircon in Room, TV in Room, Internet, Languages Spoken: English & Afrikaans, Safe Facilities, All children welcome, Pool, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, SecureParking, Laundry
Room Options
Single, Twin, Honeymoon