May 132014

Die Opstal Conference Venue is situated on an old prominent farm, Derdepoort in Magaliesberg. The farm is part of the Pretoria City Council’s Derdepoort Recreation Resort. The beautiful gardens and majestic Jacaranda trees are a delightful setting for hosting functions, weddings, conferences or birthdays. For many years,  participants have enjoyed the tranquility of the surroundings and the personal service that Die Opstal has to offer.



Die Opstal can accommodate up to 120 people, either in the gardens or the homestead. Situated only a short drive from Pretoria, on the N1 highway just off Zambezi Drive, Die Opstal is an ideal watering hole for those relaxing, thirsty days. Enjoy a traditional buffet on Sundays. This venue is eminently suitable for hosting conferences, weddings, birthday parties and functions you may be planning. Various menus are available for special functions.

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May 062014

Oak House is situated in the quaint town of Cullinan, just North of Pretoria. Surrounded by many natural beauties such as various historic buildings and the beautiful Jacaranda trees, with plenty to offer. Oak House was built in 1904 and has the ambience and atmosphere of the old sandstone building.



Oak House, as it is known today, was the result of a goal to renovate a dull guesthouse in order to create a venue that effectively serves the memory of the luxurious and beautiful and elegant first manager’s house. In early 2010,  this dream was realised when Oak House venue was re-opened and hosted its first wedding, with many other functions that followed.

An environment had been produced that was filled with authentic South African history and promised to be a perfect wedding destination. Oak House envisions an experience for the bride and groom where they will receive unparalleled service both before and on their momentous day.

The efficient, endearing and effective team will ensure that you receive only the best service, advice and treatment from the first viewing of the venue right up until the morning after your wedding at the breakfast table. Oak House offers a variety of packages and services.

From the famous Sir Herbert Baker designed Anglican Church, which is used for the wedding ceremonies, to several fantastic sites for breath-taking photos, and of course the guesthouse and wedding venue; you will feel relaxed and assured that Oak House can make your wedding dreams a reality.

Full day Conferences from 8h00 – 16h00 (8 hours)
Half day Conferences from 8h00 – 13h00 (5 hours)

Evening Functions from 16h00 – 24h00 (8 hours)
The bar closes strictly at 23h30 for evening functions.

Oak House has 2 available venues for your conference:  Both these halls have their own unique bar with full bar facilities and liquor licenses.

Banquet Hall : 200 Guests, Cinema style & 180 guests banqueting style
Mc Hardy Room : 10 – 50 delegates cinema style 10 – 50 delegates with tables.

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May 052014

In the tranquil suburb of Irene, amid ancient oak trees and lush green pastures, River Meadow Manor, rich with historical significance meets you with the breathtaking splendor, luxurious and stylish rooms, delicious cuisine and highly skilled support staff to ensure that any weekend-getaway, wedding, private event, or business meeting is a successful, memorable event.



The 20 uniquely decorated en-suite superior and luxury suites as well as two self-catering executive suites offers modern stylish convenience including DSTV television – ensuring personalized attention to detail and utmost comfort.

Astonishing plated artworks confirms the passion for elegant dining, and palate pleasing dishes focusing on the freshest seasonal produce available. High-tea is served with delicious meals and exceptional elegance.

River Meadow Manor can assist with any type of meeting in the fully equipped conference venues – also hosting strategic sessions, board meetings, brainstorming and training sessions.

Offering shuttle services and located with-in easy access to both Pretoria and Johannesburg city centre and O.R Tambo  International Airport – River Meadow Manor offers guests the entire venue for any private or business event, or even just a lazy-luxury weekend break-away.

River Meadow Manor offers professional conferencing services with hands-on support staff providing the perfect location and ensuring results aimed for with conclusion of your brainstorm, conference, executive or board meetings. The large meeting rooms are fully equipped for executive meetings and exclusive conferences. Seating up to 40 delegates with up to date electronic conference equipment and a private coffee station, the air-conditioned meeting rooms provide the perfect setting for any fundamental corporate, exclusive or private events.

There are three break-away rooms and two conference venues; offering fully inclusive Half Day, Full Day and 24-hour Conference Packages. Standard conference equipment is provided. The aim is to suit all guests essential and personal requirements and therefore offer tailor-made packages to ensure that all your needs are met resulting in a successful event with the outcome aimed for.


Airy  and light Tattinger looks on to the inviting pool and is the perfect environment for product launches and conferences. Delegates can enjoy coffee breaks networking on the patio and breathing in the refreshing country air. The venue accommodates between 30 – 40 delegates. Central heated for winter and air conditioned for summer, Tattinger ensures the utmost comfort for delegates.

Ayala (Boma)

Set under shady trees overlooking the meadow Tattinger is surrounded by an atmosphere of tranquillity and peace, encouraging creative thinking and maximising business productivity for your conference. Offering seating for between 20 and 60 delegates, the Boma style venue offers cool and fresh environment for the summer months.


A brand new addition to the conference venues – flanking the main house Pommery able to accommodate 30 pax.

Pole Evans

Pole Evans, a new addition to the Conference Venues, is ideal for Executive meetings and can seat 8 delegates, boardroom style. Tea time snacks can be enjoyed on its own terrace.

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Apr 222014

Luxury accommodation in the heart of Gauteng, South Africa’s Economic Capital, the historical village of Irene is known for the winding and long oak-lined country road where cows graze in green pastures, one will arrive at a haven of tranquillity and peace, and will certainly not think that this hotel is in Centurion, Pretoria or Gauteng for that matter!



With lakeside views to rival most paintings, African Pride Irene Country Lodge is a luxury upmarket hotel, this hotel boasts 74 spacious luxury accommodation rooms, a fine dining restaurant, conference, wedding and reception venues, and also boasts a magnificent upmarket day spa called Camdeboo Day Spa.

The lodge’s 74 rooms are elegantly designed with African mahogany wood furniture complimented by rich textured fabrics in earthy tones creating a warm ambience, reminiscent of the comforts of an old country manor but reflecting a distinctive South African flavour.

Included in a standard conference package



Data Projector


Overhead Projector

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Apr 152014

Capturing the elegance and grace of Cape Dutch Architecture, The Elegant Lodge in Pretoria is your convenient and exquisite destination away from home. With a luxuriously furnished beautifully decorated interior, Elegant Lodge invites you to a memorable and enjoyable experience with our professional and friendly staff. Elegant Lodge offers a variety of services and caters for your individual needs.



Apart from offering four star accommodation, the lodge also offers conferencing, dining and banqueting facilities for social lunches, business meetings or special dinner arrangements and weddings.

The Elegant Lodge has been designed to capture the elegance and grace of Cape Dutch Architecture. The beautifully decorated en-suite rooms are luxuriously furnished. Distinctive original artwork, individual climate controls, and television are just a few standard features in each room. Elegant Lodge has been awarded a four-star grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.

There are 26 rooms available, which have been designed to accommodate families, couples or singles. These room types include:

  • Executive Rooms specially equipped for private meetings.
  • Deluxe Rooms, some of which overlook the tranquil courtyard.
  • Superior Rooms offers a modern, spacious furnished room with a luxurious atmosphere.
  • Garden Rooms with doors leading out to the peaceful gardens.

At The Elegant Lodge is proud to have been rewarded a four-star Meeting, Special Events and Exhibitions conference venue by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.

Accommodating business meetings, social lunches or special dinner arrangements and weddings. A range of private meeting rooms or a poolside setting is available for wedding parties. Meeting and function rooms are equipped with various modern multimedia technology.

There are different banqueting and conferencing room types for the venues that can accommodate up to  100 people.

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Apr 082014

Casablanca Manor lends itself as a conference venue where conferences, team-building sessions, seminars, training programmes, brainstorm sessions, workshops, strategic sessions and product launches can be held in the most creative meeting place possible!



The venue is a quick escape from city life and easily accessible from the highway.  Approximately 15 to 20 minutes away from Pretoria, on the old Pretoria/ Bronkhorspruit road, it is a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is easily accessible from from Johannesburg and Kempton Park as well as the N4, east of Pretoria.

Within this setting of peace, beautiful surroundings and tranquility, it would be hard not to facilitate a meeting where creative thinking flows with ease. Delegates will be inspired by the natural beauty of the countryside, bushveld and surrounds.

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Apr 022014

Merops Conference & Wedding Venue derives its name from the lovely Merops bullockoides or  White Fronted Bee Eater, a bird widely distributed in sub-equatorial Africa and frequent visitor to this 4ha piece of land against the Bronberg, 16km East of Pretoria, Gauteng. Built from natural wood and stone, Merops’ African style invokes the rustic and relaxing feeling of the beautiful continent.



The gorgeous views and natural dam with its indigenous gardens and birdlife create a distinctive ambience, setting the perfect scene for a range of events. Merops offers clients a beautiful, stress-free environment conducive to conducting business or celebration while simply unwinding and enjoying time out. Merops thus accommodates the full range of functions, including workshops, weddings, business meetings, product launches, team building, special functions and conferences such as anniversaries, birthday parties etc. Policy is to host one function per day, so clients receive dedicated service and attention on the day of the event.

Merops Wedding & Conference Venue creates an environment to ensure that delegates not only work closer towards goals, but also thoroughly enjoy the experience.

Two meeting rooms can easily be configured to accommodate from 8 to 120 delegates, in either cinema or boardroom style. Both are equipped with a DVD player, TV, flip chart, CD player, overhead projector with a screen and Internet facilities. Flexible, client-tailored overnight,  full-day and half-day packages, with accommodation for up to 21 people, are on offer. Sessions can be convened in various tranquil break-away areas in the garden.

After a day of intense concentration, enjoy hard-earned sundowners while relaxing on the veranda next to the swimming pool, or next to the fireplace in the bar. You can also go for a relaxing stroll in the bushveld.

At Merops, every conference is tailor-made to suit the clients’ specific requirements. The enthusiastic and experienced team will assist you, wherever possible, to ensure your meeting’s success.

Merops is perfect for festive occasions such as birthdays, baby showers and anniversaries. Come and experience the beautiful venue with friends and family – Merops guarantees that you will leave reluctantly after your special event!

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Mar 312014

Atlantic Beach Hotel is a four-star boutique hotel located in the tranquil village of Melkbosstrand, the gateway to the West Coast and is 300 meters from a 7 kilometer stretch of pristine sand beach offering an unparalleled view of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain. This independently managed and privately owned hotel was established in 2009 and is decorated in muted and rustic tones reflecting the hotel’s beachside location.



The Atlantic Beach Hotel offers a variety of modern facilities, 2 suites and 36 spacious en-suite bedrooms. Managed by a team who pride themselves on their professional, friendly and personal service, whether your stay is for pleasure or business, Atlantic Beach Hotel aims to make your visit a pleasant one.

Situated approximately 40 kilometers from Cape Town International Airport and approximately 30 kilometers from Cape Town’s city centre, the Atlantic Beach Hotel is an ideal venue for a relaxed getaway, conference or meeting.

Atlantic Beach Hotel features:

  • 38 Bedrooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Belon Bar and Restaurant
  • Secure, complimentary on-site parking
  • The Belon Terrace
  • Business Centre with Internet
  • Conference Centre with three flexible venues and modern facilities

The Atlantic Beach Hotel and Conference Centre offers a relaxed environment in which to hold a product launch, meeting, conference, presentation, banquet, luncheon, private dinner, cocktail function, or a wedding. Each of the three conference venues can operate simultaneously or independently and have natural light with block out blinds.

The Conference Centre is flexible depending on the individual requirements and includes a conference foyer for a registration or hospitality desk, or for coffee and tea breaks. The foyer leads onto an undercover outdoor area for fresh air breaks.

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Mar 262014

Bloemstantia is a four star guest house close to the large Fairview Conference centre and suitable for pre-conference meetings of smaller groups. It is a charming home in Bloemfontein, adorned with works of art, wooden features and collectable furnishing.



Bloemstantia caters for high profile tourists and business people – both international and domestic.

  • All rooms have separate entrances to ensure privacy.
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Airconditioning
  • Fax facilities Easy and access to internet
  • DSTV and M-net
  • Tranquil garden and Safe Secure parking
  • Large pool in a recreation area
  • Join us for a night cap in the “Honest Joe Pub”
  • Cape elegance in the Free State

Choose Bloemstantia for its atmosphere, ambience and warm hospitality! Bloemfontein is South Africa’s best kept secret. Bloemstantia is situated in Dan Pienaar, voted in 2006 by readers of Finweek as “most sought after suburb in South Africa”.

Listed at Tourist Grading Council of South Africa, Satour, Portfolio and member of the NAA

Bloemstantia Guest House offers five spacious luxury rooms, double with day beds in two, all en suite – bathrooms, with showers and baths.

Rooms are well-appointed, individually and tastefully decorated in a luxurious Cape Dutch styled house set in a tranquil, residential area in a northern suburb of Bloemfontein.

Bloemstantia can accommodate small groups of not more than 10 people with WiFi internet access, chairs and tables, white boards etc.

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Mar 252014

Blandford Manor in Northriding, Randburg is a beautiful Manor House and Old English estate established in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, along the banks of the Olienhoutpoort river.



The large 10 acre gardens are internationally registered at Kew in the United Kingdom (Botanical Gardens Conservation International) as Botanical gardens. As such, the Blandford Manor gardens are one of only 14 registered botanical gardens in South Africa and only slightly more than 700 registered gardens in 118 countries around the world.

Conveniently situated close to Sandton and Randburg, and within striking distance of Lanseria airport, Blandford Manor offers a beautiful and peaceful country setting with top class facilities and modern amenities.

The modern, well equipped venues range from a small 8 seater boardroom to a 300 seater theater. Tranquil and beautiful surroundings ensure that delegates can relax and concentrate on the proceedings without interruption.

In addition,  the manicured lawns and extensive gardens are perfect for that memorable occasion such as a corporate family day or year-end business lunch.

The Wild Goose bar and restaurant caters for large gala functions to small intimate business meetings with a range of meal options ranging from buffets to an a-la-carte menu, cocktail and finger food, Themed menus and Braais.

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