Spacious Lodge in Pretoria
Spacious Lodge in Pretoria
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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This is a country style thatch-roof home with LOTS of space and LOTS of quiet. The en-suite room has it's own entrance so guests can come and go at their leisure.

The space

We offfer a Huge room with enSuite bathroom (Jacuzzi Bath) and Thatch roof.

On the property you'll find an Infinity pool, Sauna, a massive garden and you'll still be walking distance from Menlyn or Major Highways.
(nb: The pool might be off limits at the time of your stay since our children are still small and we cant leave the pool uncovered)

Most of our guests comment on how peaceful it is even though we live in the city.. From the pictures you will be able to tell that the big trees and consequent birdlife are well represented. We also have giuneafowl, geese and chickens in the yard... This adds to the country vibe.

It is pretty important to note that the home is about 100 years old, and that the windows/floors and doors might not be to the standards of the 21st century although they are whole and in working order.

The thatch-roof provides a lovely atmosphere and is lovely and cool in summer. In winter months the large volume of the room can be problematic if you are used to central heating, but warm water bottles and a goose-feather duvet will heat you up quickly.

Another thing about thatch-roofs is that they shed some dust and occationally houses a small (URL HIDDEN) need for alarm, but if you have OCD, think twice

With regards to cleaning: we offer you the choice to have cleaners whenever you wish (booking essential) at R150/day, but we will give your bed a makeOver once a week (clean linen). If you wish to clean by yourself, all the essential tools are conveniently in your room.

Since the room doesn't offer a kitchen, a bar-fridge and microwave is available on request in the poolroom/patio next to the swimmingpool (Please book in advance). Here you also have access to a dishwashing basin and this prevents leftover food clogging the bathroom drain.

Lots of cupboards! Lots of space!

We keep our prices low because we love meeting new people and where time allows we usually invite guests for a free dinner to exchange some stories.

Guest access

Room, Bathroom, Poolhouse/MiniKitchen, Garden.

Interaction with guests

We'll occasionally see each other on the veranda and have coffee.

Other things to note

Please be aware that this is africa and we occasionally have power cuts for an hour or 2. Nothing to worry about..

Wireless Internet
Hot Tub
Free parking on premise

Extra people £6 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 13%
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House Rules
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

Strictly NO SMOKING in or near the house
Please check that both gates close before driving off
No Animals, Drugs or Prostitutes (just incase)

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Dog(s) and other pet(s) live in the house


1 night minimum stay

74 Reviews

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Calie User Profile
August 2017
The host canceled this reservation 12 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Jacques User Profile
October 2015
Was a great experience. Lovely area, lovely garden, lovely accommodation rounded off by Janet who was a very friendly, helpful and accommodating hostess. Highly recommended!

Kathryn User Profile
December 2014
Contact with Janet was quick and easy prior to our arrival. The room is beautiful and the bed incredibly comfortable. The big jacuzzi bath was a very welcome treat.

John User Profile
May 2014
Truly beautiful room and property, impeccably clean. Janet and Corne were lovely hosts. The whole place was more reminiscent of a honeymoon suite than a spare bedroom, complete with a dual-showerhead and hottub for two, his and hers sinks. Great place to relax and unwind. Location is a bit far from local shopping and restaurants if you don't have a car, but still walkable if you don't mind the exercise. Quite far and an expensive cab ride from the city centre if that's where you hope to spend your time.

Amonè User Profile
October 2017
We had a lovely stay at friendly peoples home :) Would definitely recommend it!

Kim User Profile
September 2017
Beautiful home and yard, extremely safe neighbourhood. Huge bedroom and bathroom! Janet and her family were very friendly. Highly recommend!

Christo User Profile
June 2017
Great stay and highly recommended.

Pretoria, South AfricaJoined in July 2012
Janet User Profile

HI All,
my friends always refer to me as the HospitalGirl.. i think they mean to say "hospitable"..
Anyway, i would love to host guests at our lush hideaway in the city..

My husband and daughter , aswell as our dogs and geese are looking forward to your stay even though you have your own private Flat.

I am a Graphic designer, Spinning Instructor and Mom. While Corne is an Engineer and runs his own company.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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