Emoya Hotel and Spa

Situated in what is known as “Big Sky Country”, passengers on our luxury railway journey will be treated to one of the finest landscapes, sunsets and sunrises in South Africa. The hotel and spa is found in the capital of the Free State, Bloemfontein. The game and nature reserve is 270 hectares, offering unbridled natural beauty while also supplying guests with every day comforts including wifi, air con and LCD TVs.

Big Sky Country


Accommodation caters for different tastes where you can immerse yourself in the traditional setting of a township within the game reserve or opt to stay in the Basotho Village Hotel for a more modern atmosphere. Game drives can be organised by the hotel, which will be an experience looked forward to by any wildlife aficionado. Snap photos of the white rhino, springbok, oryx or giraffe. For those who want to enjoy the splendour of big cats, there is the option of seeing cheetahs at the world-renowned cheetah breeding centre, which has appeared on international TV. Along with the cheetah, get face to face with caracal, Canadian wolves, lion and the mighty tiger. The cheetah cubs will surely capture your heart with their adorable fluffy fur.


Emoya hotel accommodation


The Spookhijs restaurant is available for a hearty full English breakfast as well as other delicious dishes to fulfil your appetite all located within a traditional Boer War setting and pond of ducks and wildlife.

The spa is offers utter relaxation for those who are in need of a complete pampering including the following:

  • Eight treatment rooms
  • Outdoor heated rock pool with waterfall and game viewing
  • Health lounge with indoor and outdoor relaxation areas
  • Outdoor massages
  • Indoor exotic mist room with a Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Nail bar
  • Tan bed
  • Rasul Turkish mud bath, combining mud and steam to replenish your skin.

Enjoy the old-world charm and hospitality of this stunning venue when you are a valued guest on your Rovos safari.