The Rock House


Cave hosted by Laura

4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cave to yourself.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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Ever wanted to sleep in an cave? Here's your chance! The Rock House is an ancient stone age shelter and ceremonial site that dates back 25,000 years. Formed from a giant granite boulder and blended with contemporary architecture, the space is dramatic, unusual, and deeply peaceful. It's also secluded, fully furnished, and cozy with an equipped kitchen, 8-person dining area, spacious lounge with TV, and 2 bedrooms. Spectacular view of Pine Valley from the doorstep.

The space
Situated on a one-of-a-kind property, the Rock House is the perfect peaceful getaway in scenic Pine Valley, Mbabane. Just steps from the Mbuluzi River, waterfall, and accessible hiking area, but enclosed and private. Ample parking. The house has everything a business traveler or vacationer could need - 2 bedrooms (each with a double bed), open-plan lounge and dining area, and kitchen with fridge, double-burner 5-burner range/oven, all crockery, electric kettle, toaster, and cooking equipment. Heating unit and fans provided. Wireless internet included. Housekeeping included and laundry available on request. Note that while all are welcome, this property is not recommended for children under 5 or anyone with mobility challenges due to its cave-like nature (uneven surfaces, stairs, and low-hanging rock formations).

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable/satellite
Washing machine
Indoor fireplace
Luggage drop-off allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 58 reviews


Where you’ll be

Mbabane, Hhohho Region, Eswatini

Rural, rustic, green, filled with trees and rock outcroppings. Property is located on a side road at the base of Pine Valley Hill, just a few kilometers from Sibebe Rock.

Hosted by Laura

  1. Joined in August 2012
  • 160 Reviews
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I'm an American nurse-midwife, writer, and proud co-owner of a unique Rock House in Swaziland.


  • Dane

During your stay

We (the owners - American NGO worker, and Swazi chef) have relocated back to the US, but we intend to return frequently. We have a fantastic property manager and Airbnb Host (our friend Dane) who stays on the property, and is happy to answer questions and give local recommendations.
We (the owners - American NGO worker, and Swazi chef) have relocated back to the US, but we intend to return frequently. We have a fantastic property manager and Airbnb Host (our f…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 15:00
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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