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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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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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Fifty Seven Waterberg

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
5 Luxury Rooms
PPS from R 3,900

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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Andes Guest Farm

Clarens
2 Luxury Bedrooms, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 950

Andes Guest Farm and Wedding Venue is set on the 1 000 hectare Welgelegen Farm, a working cattle, apple and game farm, on the outskirts of Clarens in the Free State with...


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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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Forest Creek Lodge & Spa

Lydenburg
2 Cottages, 3 Suites, 2 self-cater units
PPS from R 900
Special Deal

Forest Creek nestles in a gorge of the Steenkampsburg Mountains, at the end of the Drakensberg Mountain range. Set in a private nature reserve, ideally located between...


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Legend Golf and Safari Resort

Entabeni Safari Conservancy
210 Rooms

Dramatically set against the scenic backdrop of the imposing Hanglip Mountain, Legend Golf & Safari Resort lies within the 22 000 hectare, malaria-free, Big 5, Entabeni Safari...


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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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Kralinbergh Guest House

Ermelo
8 rooms

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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Arendsig Villa

Mabula Game Reserve
Exclusive use self-cater game lodge with 4 rooms
Units from R 6,400

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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Touraco Guest House

La Montagne
7 Bedrooms
PPS from R 480

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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Patcham Place

Clarens
5 Bedrooms, Self-Catering Options

Patcham Place is in the delightful little mountain village of Clarens in the Free State. Delightfully redecorated bedrooms, each with separate entrance, balcony, mountain...


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Welgelegen Manor

Gauteng
8 Suites
PPS from R 1,800
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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Makweti Safari Lodge

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
5 Suites
PPS from R 6,612
Special Deal

Situated within a malaria-free UNESCO Biosphere in the heart of Big Five wilderness, Makweti Safari Lodge offers an intimate bush experience that is timelessly African. In...


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Village Ridge Boutique Hotel

Nieuw Muckleneuk
28 Bedrooms
Units from R 1,250

In a secure tranquil estate in Waterkloof Pretoria, a welcoming village atmosphere awaits at this environmentally-friendly urban boutique hotel. Village Ridge Boutique Hotel...


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Stornoway Lodge

Lanseria
1 Safari Tent, 8 open-plan Suites, 3 Cottages, 5 Standard rooms
PPS from R 600
Special Deal

Just 5 minutes from Lanseria Airport with a complimentary airport shuttle service, and 30 minutes from the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, Stornoway Lodge is a unique...


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Ashbrook Country Lodge

Clarens
6 Self-Catering Units, 2 Studios with kitchenette
Units from R 1,600

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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Matingwe Lodge

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
6 Rooms & 4 Tents
PPS from R 1,060

Matingwe is a private game reserve that lies adjacent to the larger Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Southwest Waterberg region, an area that is as vast as it is peaceful and...


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Bushwa Private Game Lodge

Vaalwater
4 Tents, 1 Spa Bedroom, Rustic Tree House and Family Bush Camp
PPS from R 1,850

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 1,895

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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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.