South African Hotels

Glenburn Lodge Country Estate

Kromdraai Road
Muldersdrift 1747
South Africa
Hotel Type

Glenburn Lodge Country Estate in the Cradle of Humankind a world heritage site, just 55 min drive north of Johannesburg. It's a three-star facility offering a broad range of accommodation and function venues surrounded by mountains, rivers, and Bush. This Hotel also offers guests a country-style accommodation, various conference and function facilities and a complete team-building experience in the Gauteng province.

Room types: Standard Rooms, Suites, Garden Suites.


  • Air conditioning and fan
  • Extra long beds in selected rooms
  • Heating
  • En-suite bathroom, Bathroom amenities
  • Satellite TV, Telephone and radio, Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Balcony

Long Sunday lunches are with their famous oxtail and lamb shank dishes. It is an attractive eating option for locals too with families driving out to enjoy good food and live music. Often also enjoys a stroll on one of the walking trails up the mountain. 

Children are spoilt for choice with excellent nature trails to explore or to play outdoor games such as garden chess or putt-putt while the smaller kids can frolic on the jumping castle. Other activities at this beautiful country lodge include fishing and bird-watching. Besides the Cradle of Humankind, guests can visit the famous Sterkfontein Caves where the complete skull was found, pop into the nearby Rhino and Lion Reserve, watch skilled glass blowers and candle makers at the Ngwenya village, take a trip on a hot - air balloon or visit Gilroy's Brewery for a lesson in the brewing process and tasting.


  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Spa treatments
  • Cradle of Humankind tours


The venue is famous both for significant social occasions as well as being a popular choice for the range of conference packages they offer. The lodge can accommodate private dinner functions for special occasions in its wine cellar and has a sizeable drop-down screen in the Lairds Bar for those not-to-be-missed sports events. There are fourteen venues in the conference centre, with the largest able to accommodate 300 delegates at a time. Conference packages can be tailored to suit numbers and needs but always include nice tea breaks, soup, and hot chocolate in winter and the continuous supply of popcorn to snack on during sessions.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Beverage Maker in Room
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Housekeeping
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Viewing Deck



The Lodge is well-known as a Sunday buffet lunch venue for families and friends. The restaurant specializes in South African traditional culinary fare such as oxtail and lamb shank but guests are warned to leave room for the choice of many delicious desserts, including warm puddings.  There’s live music, outdoor chess and putt-putt and a jumping castle for the kids. Guests are welcome to relax in Lairds Bar (with a pool room) before or after their meals and there’s a big screen for fans who just can’t miss that important sporting event.

Spa Facilities

The Chicama Spa is decorated in rich burgundies which represent the Cape vineyards as this wellness facility specialises in The ravine treatments and products. 

The ravine is a health and beauty spa range made from natural fynbos, herbal extracts as well as grapes. This exclusive country resort offers ten spa treatment rooms and includes a romantic couples’ facility which is complete with private Jacuzzi.


Two well-sign posted nature walks of one and two hours allow guests staying at the three star Glenburn Lodge Country Estate in Muldersdrift to wander along the Blaauwbank River and up the Zwartkops mountain where they can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding private reserve and bush.

Birdwatching and fishing

The Lodge shares a private game reserve with its neighbor, the Kloofzicht Lodge, so there is much to see and enjoy in the natural surroundings.  Bird watching is a special treat in this region while guests are welcome to enjoy fishing in the dam of the country estate.

Game drives

A wide variety of game including rhino, lion, buffalo, cheetah and wild dog can be seen at the neighboring private game reserve.


With excellent conference facilities, various sporting amenities (including a challenging tight rope and climbing wall), a spa, extensive natural space and scenic surrounds, this hotel is ideal for corporate and group gatherings.

Spa treatments

The Chicama Spa is decorated in rich burgundies which represent the Cape vineyards as this wellness facility specializes in Theravine treatments and products. Theravine is a unique health and beauty spa range made from natural fynbos, herbal extracts as well as grapes. This exclusive country spa spa offers ten spa treatment rooms and includes a romantic couples’ facility which is complete with private Jacuzzi.

Nearby activities
  • Caving or abseiling into a dark cavern are among the adrenaline-pumping activities offered by Wild Cave Adventures
  • Hot - air - ballooning
Nearby attractions
  • The Lodge is located within the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, so named as it enables visitors to experience how our ancestors lived more than 3-million years ago
  • The Sterkfontein Caves are the most famous of the 12 excavated fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.  Over 500 fossils and 9 000 stone tools have been found in the caves including the famous Mrs Ples from 2.5 million years ago and Little Foot – an ape-man skeleton that they think could be over 4 million years old.
  • A glass-blowing factory is part of the Ngwenya Village just down the road from Glenburn where visitors can see the ancient art of glassblowing, buy unique handmade glass, beadwork, wire and art pieces, rummage through the various shops or enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants while the kids have fun in Jock’s Studio and play area.
  • A visit to Gilroy’s Brewery is a must for those wanting to learn (and taste) everything about the brewing process.

Conferences at Glenburn Lodge

The conference center is extensive comprising fourteen venues, all with rich Scottish or fly-fishing associated names.  The Glenkyle, Glencove and Glenwillow facilities can be hired for special functions or conferences, with the largest venue, Glenkyle, accommodating up to 300 people. The Coachman, Boardroom, Greenwell’s Glory, Mallard, Marabou, Minnow, Muddler, Pheasant’s Tail, Royal Clansman and Williams Favourite can cater for groups of between six and 150. Standard conference facilities are available in all the venues – as is a continuous supply of popcorn – and special arrangements can be made to suit a group’s specific needs.

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor chess
  • Outdoor patio
  • Pool table
  • Putt putt
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Wine cellar

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Safety deposit box
  • Secure parking
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Standard Hotel room

This three star Country Estate offers guests spacious Standard Rooms featuring either a king-size bed or two separate twin beds as well as a patio overlooking the scenic surrounds.

Standard Room features:

  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Extra long beds (> 2 meters) in selected rooms
  • Heating
  • Bath
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Satellite TV (selected channels)
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Balcony.

Hotel Suite

These suites offer guests the convenience of one large double bed and overlook the hotel's swimming pool, dam or beautiful garden area.

Suite features:

  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Extra long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Heating
  • Shower and bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV (selected channels)
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Mini bar filled on request prior to arrival
  • Patio

Garden Suite

The Garden Suites at the Glenburn Lodge Country Estate are beautifully decorated in a modern African style, each with a private patio for added comfort.

Garden Suite features:

  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Double bed that can be split
  • Extra long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Heating
  • Shower and bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Mini bar filled on request prior to arrival
  • Patio

Two Bedroom Chalet

3 Bedroom Chalet

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.977881

Longitude: 27.840813


Driving directions to Glenburn Lodge from O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg:

1. Head southwest on O R Tambo Airport Rd 650 m
2. Slight right toward Exit 46 600 m
3. Take exit 46 on the right to merge onto R24 toward Johannesburg Partial toll road 8.4 km
4. Take the exit onto N12/R24 Toll road 1.7 km
5. Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2/Kimberley/Germiston/Durban Toll road 400 m
6. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for N3 N/N1/Pretoria and merge onto N3 Toll road 15.8 km
7. Continue onto N1 Western Bypass Toll road 13.2 km
8. Take exit 90 for Malibongwe Drive toward R512/Lanseria Airport/Randburg 400 m
9. Turn right onto Malibongwe Dr 2.4 km
10. Turn left onto Olievenhout Ave 1.5 km
11. Turn left onto Northumberland Ave 2.3 km
12. Turn right onto M5 13.0 km
13. Turn left onto R374 Go through 1 roundabout 2.2 km
14. Turn right 1.1 km
15. Turn left 450 m.

Glenburn Lodge
Kromdraai Road
Muldersdrift 1747
South Africa

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

3 Star


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  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • Tourism Marketing South Africa (TOMSA)

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