May 272014

At Kareebloem Guest House in Brooklyn, Pretoria guests can experience one of 9 luxury, en-suite rooms, each beautifully decorated in Victorian style. Enjoy the relaxing ambiance and personal attention to your needs. Ciela Bloem is your hostess and holds more than 10 years experience in the hospitality sector and many more in protocol.



The guest house is close to the Brooklyn Mall, University of Pretoria, The Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, restaurants, cinemas and Hatfield, well-known for its vibrant nightlife. Close to The Union Buildings, Embassies, Freedom Park, Loftus Sports Stadium and Little Company of Mary Hospital.

All rooms are:

  • Cosy seating with coffee table
  • Beautifully decorated
  • Furnished with a writing desk, chair, DSTV and free Wifi
  • Equipped with coffee/ tea facilities which is serviced daily with freshly baked rusks
  • Have an en-suite bathroom with shower

Kareebloem Guest House is popular for its perfect position as a conferencing venue. The atmosphere of the guest house allows for undisturbed, private meetings where the most sensitive of negotiations can be conducted without interruption.

Provided in the Conference Package:

  • Delicious lunch
  • Presentation screen
  • White-board and white-board markers
  • Flip-chart paper
  • Mineral water and sweets (refilled twice a day)
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Electrical points with multi-plug
  • Safe parking for up to 22 cars
  • Venue hire
  • Breakfast with tea/coffee & rusks/muffins

The Guest House offers the following facilities:

  • Conference venue
  • Dining room and dining services
  • Lounge with fireplace
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lush and peaceful garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace and outdoor dining area
  • Secure parking with 24hr security guard

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May 212014

The privately owned Farm Inn is a country hotel on the eastern outskirts of Pretoria, 45 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, 50 minutes from Johannesburg and just 20 minutes from Central Pretoria. The Farm Inn is a fantastic getaway, the perfect setting for your wedding or an ideal conference venue. The Farm Inn has that unique something extra – a wildlife sanctuary within the city.



The Farm Inn’s unmatched hospitality and the warmth of stone, thatch and organic materials provide a luxury home away from home for guests. In the serenity of park-like grounds on a private game sanctuary, guests can enjoy the excitement of a wildlife sanctuary with 23 native species, including lion, cheetah and leopard.

The Farm In is a family owned business, now in its 4th generation of ownership. Guests are assured of the same extra-special attention every time they visit. From conferences to memorable getaways, parties and weddings, care and keen attention are given to each visitor.

Since 1982, the venue has grown exponentially, yet has not lost its personal touch. The hotel boasts 83 bedrooms, 3 bomas 17 function venues and 2 chapels – one boma provides an intimate venue amidst  the lion enclosures. The hotel’s Tugela à la carte restaurant is available 7 days a week. If you prefer something more formal.

The Farm Inn’s professional function and conference specialists are dedicated to making your meeting a success. The 17 conference rooms vary in size which can accommodate up to 300 delegates. The lion camp conference room, in particular, provides a personal breakaway in the bush. The surrounding garden is ideal for casual breakaway sessions.

There is wireless internet connectivity throughout the hotel. Secure dedicated internet lines are available in the bigger venues. A generator ensures that events go uninterrupted. Teambuilding can be done in the garden and bomas.

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May 202014

Roy’s Lodge is close to Cullinan in Pretoria, 45 minutes from OR Tambo Airport and only 15 minutes east of Pretoria, yet right in the bush. This intimate, cozy African styled venue offers true value for money! Roy’s Lodge is easily accessible from the N4 highway thus appeals to touring groups, the corporate market, local and international travelers and tourists.

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Being situated in a Bush environment, with a relaxing atmosphere that will carry you straight into the African bush, it is the perfect venue for any event: team building, conferences, overnight stops, corporate functions, weddings, weekend breakaways and bed & breakfasts.

Roy’s Lodge specialises in long term accommodation packages which is ideal for conferences and training groups.

With this small piece of bushveld, you can escape the city and enjoy a true African experience.

Roy’s Lodge also offers fishing and hunting excursions and safaris around Southern Africa, which is operated from the lodge as home base. Day tours and safaris are arranged, as well as corporate excursions for delegates staying over for conferencing and team building.

Roy’s Lodge is an excellent venue for team-building, conferencing, training and corporate interventions as well as related activities. The layout and size ensures personal attention and privacy for one group at a time. 24/7 Internet access is available.

A variety of sleep-over  or one-day functions are hosted due to the fantastic outdoor and indoor entertainment areas. Whether it is an office function, wedding, conference, promotion, birthday party, informal or formal dinner, Roy’s Lodge is equipped to cater for you.

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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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