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Weekend Breaks around Johannesburg Accommodation Guide

Joburg is the City of Gold - busy day and night with people working, shopping, entertaining and having meetings. Come the weekend, you want some time out.

We have a selection of outstanding venues for taking a break, just a short drive from the city but a world away. Who would guess, high up in the bushveld in the Waterberg biosphere, that...

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Fifty Seven Waterberg

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
5 Luxury Rooms
PPS from R 3,875

Only three hours north of Johannesburg, Fifty Seven Waterberg lies nestled in the 35 000 ha Welgevonden Game Reserve, home to the Big Five and over 50 different mammal and 300...


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Sable Lodge

Mabula Game Reserve
Exclusive use self-cater lodge with 4 chalets and a clubhouse

Safari Lodge in the Waterberg just under two hours from Johannesburg, Sable Lodge is in the heart of the magnificent 10 000ha malaria-free Mabula Game Reserve, where the Big...


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Kilmorna Manor

Schoemanskloof
6 Bedrooms
PPS from R 1,500
Includes Bed & Breakfast

Only 3 hours from Johannesburg, Kilmorna Manor is set high up against the escarpment of Schoemanskloof in Mpumalanga. Kilmorna Manor offers a never to be forgotten experience,...


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Kralinbergh Guest House

Ermelo
8 rooms
PPS from R 450

On the outskirts of Ermelo, with elevated views of rolling farmlands below, Kralinbergh is a serene sheep and cattle farm, and an ideal stopover between KZN, Kruger and...


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Ehlathini Game Lodge

Marken
6 rooms
PPS from R 1,070

“Ehlathini”, meaning “in the bush”, seems to be the perfect name for this hidden gem perched high on a hill south west of Marken in Limpopo, a province famous for its baobab...


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Centurion Golf Suites

Centurion Golf Estate
8 Rooms, 1 Executive 3-bedroom Apartment
Units from R 1,550

With its prime position on the prestigious Centurion Residential and Golf Estate between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Centurion Golf Suites is a relaxed, comfortable stay for...


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Amani Boutique Hotel

Lydenburg
10 Rooms
PPS from R 800

On the border of picturesque Lydenburg, with mountain, valley and dam views. Encounter grazing horses, blesbok and rich birdlife. Amani, meaning ‘Peace’ in Swahili, features...


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Arendsig Villa

Mabula Game Reserve
Exclusive use self-cater game lodge with 4 rooms
Units from R 5,600

Arendsig Villa, meaning ‘Eagle’s View’, is a treasured family home perched high on a rocky outcrop that offers a stylish self-catering safari for family and friends in the Big...


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Leopardsong Manor

Centurion Golf Estate
10 rooms
Units from R 1,350

Only 100m from the nearest Gautrain bus stop and just 30 minutes from O.R. Tambo Airport, Leopardsong Manor is a welcoming and elegant guest house on one of the most...


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Touraco Guest House

La Montagne
7 Bedrooms
PPS from R 550

Irene and Hartmut welcome you to Touraco Guest House, set in a peaceful, well established residential area in La Montagne, Pretoria. The Guest House is decorated with warm...


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Leeuwenhof Country Lodge & Garden Spa

Modimolle (Nylstroom)
6 Bedrooms, 5 Suites and 2 Luxury Tents
PPS from R 940
Includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Leeuwenhof is a romantic Country Lodge situated in the Waterberg Mountains, just 2 hours drive from OR Tambo International Airport. A timeless tranquillity emanates from the...


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Ant's Nest

Vaalwater
6 Rooms

Ant’s Nest is owned and run by Ant and Tessa Baber, descendants of some of the earliest pioneers in the area who settled here in 1886. This welcoming bush home is located on a...


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Ant's Hill

Vaalwater
1 Room, 4 Cottages

Ant’s Hill is owned and run by Ant and Tessa Baber, descendants of some of the earliest pioneers in the area who settled here in 1886. This unique bush home is located on a...


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Village Ridge Boutique Hotel

Nieuw Muckleneuk
28 Bedrooms
Units from R 1,750

In a secure tranquil estate in Waterkloof Pretoria, a welcoming village atmosphere awaits at this environmentally friendly Boutique Hotel. Village Ridge Boutique Hotel is set...


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Welgelegen Manor

Gauteng
8 Suites
PPS from R 1,760
Includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Set in Cosmos countryside and tranquil farmlands an hour south of Johannesburg, lies the magnificent Welgelegen Manor, built by South Africa’s iconic architect, Sir Herbert...


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Ashbrook Country Lodge

Clarens
6 Self-Catering Units, 2 Studios with kitchenette
Units from R 1,350

Ashbrook Country Lodge offers stylish self-catering units and studios in the picturesque village of Clarens. In easy walking distance to the village square’s restaurants,...


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Bushwa Private Game Lodge

Vaalwater
4 Tents, 1 Spa Bedroom, Rustic Tree House and Family Bush Camp
PPS from R 1,500

Set high on a ridge in the unspoilt malaria-free Waterberg biosphere, Bushwa offers stunning views and a unique African bushveld experience. Warm hospitality, excellent...


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Itaga Luxury Private Game Lodge

Mabalingwe Nature Reserve
8 Chalets
PPS from R 1,745

Set under spreading marula trees at the foot of the Waterberg mountains, Itaga Private Game Lodge is in a malaria-free area, less than two hours from Johannesburg. Set in the...


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Budmarsh Country Lodge

Magaliesberg
18 Bedrooms
PPS from R 1,600
Includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the heart of the magical Magaliesberg, Budmarsh Country Lodge awaits to welcome you to its world of understated elegance,...


Nedile Lodge

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
4 Rooms and 1 Family Room
PPS from R 2,067

Welgevonden Reserve is a declared heritage site of 37 000 hectares adjoining the Marakele National Park in the breathtaking malaria-free Waterberg Biosphere. Only 3 hours...


Castle of Good Hope and Iziko William Fehr Collection
A highlight of any visit to Cape Town is the Castle,...

Maropeng Hotel
The Maropeng Boutique Hotel is situated in the...

Fernlea House Museum
This wood and iron house was built for Mrs Emily...

The Old Prison
The Old Prison dates back to the Voortrekker times...

Knysna Living Local
Knysna Living Local is the collective name for...

Weekend Breaks around Johannesburg Accommodation Guide

Joburg is the City of Gold - busy day and night with people working, shopping, entertaining and having meetings. Come the weekend, you want some time out.

We have a selection of outstanding venues for taking a break, just a short drive from the city but a world away. Who would guess, high up in the bushveld in the Waterberg biosphere, that you're only 3 hours from Sandton CBD? Slow down on a farm near Ermelo, take a game drive in Bela Bela, explore the mountain village of Clarens or breathe morning air in a magnificent garden in Dullstroom.

All the accommodations on our list are carefully designed with your comfort in mind. Recharge with the stylish facilities and spa treatments on offer, and come home ready to take on the world.