Nov 102014

Conference Venues Irene

Irene is a suburb of Centurion, located halfway between the Pretoria and Johannesburg city centers. We recommend the following conference venues in Irene for your next conference in the area.

African Pride Irene Country Lodge

Nestling in the historic village of Irene, African Pride Irene Country Lodge is centrally situated between Johannesburg and Pretoria and is just 20 minutes from the OR Tambo Airport. A haven of peace and tranquility in the hub of South Africa’s economic heartland, African Pride Irene Country Lodge offers superior accommodation in 74 luxury bedrooms, each of which opens onto a patio overlooking the adjoining farm, beautiful lake and lush green trees. The Camdeboo Wellness Centre at the venue offers a wide range of treatments as well as a swimming pool, sauna and fitness centre. Standard conference equipment offered by the venue include: infra-red controlled lighting, built-in screens in standard positions, internet facilities, fax and photocopying facilities, screen, flipchart, whiteboard, overhead projector, dance floor, power & audio points available and air-conditioning …more about this venue

Colonial Guest House

The conference venue at the Colonial Guest House is air-conditioned and can accommodate up to 30 delegates depending on the seating style required. Flip charts are available as well as a data projector. The  Guest House consist of sixteen tastefully decorated rooms with satellite television, coffee and tea facilities, secure undercover parking, a private lounge, restaurant, bar, swimming pool and barbeque area. The venue is Wi-Fi enabled and has desk facilities in the rooms …more about this venue

River Meadow Manor

River Meadow Manor offers professional conferencing services away from the distractions of the city. This serene setting is ideal for ensuring that your delegates are in the right frame of mind for the task at hand.  The venue has two conference venues and three break-away rooms; offering fully inclusive Half Day, Full Day and 24-hour Conference Packages. Standard conference equipment is provided. River Meadow Manor offers guests luxurious comfort exquisitely enrobed in contemporary style and design. With 28 beautifully appointed bedrooms, the country house provides accommodation for 28 single or 36 sharing guests …more about this venue

Irene Farm Conference Centre

The Irene Farm’s Barn Restaurant prides itself on its 80-seat conference centre. Situated within a 120-year-old barn, the Irene Farm Conference Centre is perfect for full-length business conferences, private functions and office parties. The Irene Farm Conference Centre is the only one of its kind in the area. With the idyllic, rolling fields of the Irene Farm stretching outside the Barn, you won’t find a more undisturbed yet convenient setting for your function …more about this venue

SAX Arena Conference Venue

SAX Arena is the newest addition to Irene’s team of wedding, exhibition, entertainment, conference and banquet venues. It joins the African Pride Irene Country Lodge Conference Centre and the Irene Farm Conference Centre in providing a unique and entirely convenient location for all your eventing needs. Situated next to Southdown’s College and overlooking the Irene Dairy Farm, it takes mere minutes to get to SAX Arena from the N1, and only slightly longer from the R21 or R28, making the venue easily accessible from all areas of Pretoria and Johannesburg. The Arena is 800 m2 (stage included), and can seat up to 700 people in a cinema style …more about this venue

Jul 292014

The Irene Dairy Farm Conference Venue is a picturesque gem that nestles between the sprawling cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria. A visit to this traditional dairy farm is a must. Started in 1889, the Irene Farm has been run by the van der Byl family for 5 generations, and has become an iconic sight in the Centurion countryside.



The Irene Farm’s Barn Restaurant prides itself on the 80-seat conference centre. Situated within a 120 year-old barn, the Irene Farm Conference Centre is perfect for full-length business conferences, office parties and private functions.

The Irene Farm Conference Centre is the only one of its kind in the area. With the tranquil, rolling fields stretching outside the Barn, you won’t find a more serene yet suitable setting for your function.

The Dairy Shop sells the raw, certified milk that is produced right on the Farm. The five litre buckets of fresh farm milk are a sight unique to Irene. The Shop also has a wide range of cheeses and other fresh fare. A favourite of the locals who frequent the shop is the Irene Dairy’s unique and luxurious thick cream which can’t be found anywhere else.

Moving into the farmyard, visitors should stop by our Deck or Barn Restaurants, both of which serve a wide range of freshly-made breakfast and lunch options. The Barn Restaurant, which retains so much authentic ambiance because it is situated in one of the original farm barns, also serves sumptuous breakfast and brunch buffets every weekend.

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Jun 052014

Nestled in the tranquil and quiet Irene Village, the Colonial Guest House gives you the chance to experience Africa at its best. The Guest House consist of 16 tastefully decorated rooms with tea and coffee facilities, satellite television, secure under cover parking, restaurant, a private lounge, bar, barbeque area and swimming pool. For the business people, they have desk facilities in the rooms, conference facilities for up to 30 people and are wifi enabled.



Their affordable rates include a traditional English breakfast in the restaurant, by the poolside or on the patio. The Colonial Guest House is central to Johannesburg and Pretoria, and about 20 minutes drive from O.R. Tambo International Airport, Wonderboom Airport and Lanseria Airport. It is close to Centurion Golf Estate and Irene Golf course, and Coca Cola Park, Supersport Park, Loftus Versveld, Soweto Stadium, Highveld Conference Centre and Nosa Training Offices.

Other attractions include The Voortrekker Monument, Rietvlei Nature Reserve and the Cradle of Humankind.

The conference venue is air-conditioned and can accommodate up to 30 people depending on the seating system required. They have flip charts available as well as a data projector

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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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