Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Lobamba area at the end of the Ezulwini Valley. It offers different accommodations options, an outdoor pool, restaurant and a children's playground.

Mlilwane offers rooms in traditional dome shaped huts, bungalow and chalet accommodations. Each comes with a shower, tea-and-coffee making facilities, linen and towels.

The Hippo Haunt Restaurant overlooks a hippo pool. The restaurant has an à la carte menu and guest can enjoy a drink.

Activities on site and in the surroundings include nature trails, horse riding, mountain biking and game drives. Guests can explore the craft shops in Ezulwini and Malkerns.

Mbabane is 17 mi away and Manzini is a 30-minuite drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary has been welcoming guests since May 10, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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  • 2 twin beds
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  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
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  • 2 twin beds and 1 full bed
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • King Sobhuza II Memorial Park
    2.3 miles
  • Swaziland National Museum Lobamba
    2.4 miles
  • Somhlolo National Stadium
    2.6 miles
  • Gables Shopping Centre
    2.8 miles
  • Swazi Candles, Malkerns
    3.5 miles
  • Swazi Paper Mills
    6.5 miles
  • Matsapha Shopping Centre
    6.9 miles
  • Federation of Swaziland Employers
    9.1 miles
  • Usutu Forest Country Club
    9.5 miles
  • Swazi Plaza Shopping Centre
    11 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Hippo Haunt Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Hippo Haunt Bar
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • The Mall Mbabene
    11 miles
  • Riverstone Mall
    11.1 miles
  • The Mall Mbabane
    11.1 miles
  • The Hub Manzini
    11.4 miles
  • Bhunu Mall
    11.4 miles
  • Mbabane Golf Club
    11.6 miles
  • Usutu Pulp Co Ltd
    12 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Nyonyane
    1.2 miles
  • River Lushushwana/Mhlambanyatsi
    3.7 miles
  • Lake Mlilwane Dam
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • King Mswati III International Airport
    33.4 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Hippo Haunt

    Food: African, European, South African

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • 24-hour security
  • Paid WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Zulu
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:30 PM


6:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Yes, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary include:

    • Twin
    • Bungalow
    • Double

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is 1 miles from the center of Lobamba.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • The prices at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary has 1 restaurant:

    • Hippo Haunt

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Horseback riding

  • Check-in at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.