South African Hotels

African Pride Irene Country Lodge

Address
Nellmapius Drive
Irene 0062
Greater Johannesburg/Pretoria
Gauteng
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Business, Family, Conference, Leisure
R2500.00SINGLE RATE
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The African Pride Irene Country Lodge is located in the quaint and historic village of Irene between South Africa's major business hubs of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gauteng. This exclusive country getaway can be reached from the OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport within about 20 minutes.

This five-star establishment is surrounded by peace and tranquility in a beautiful natural setting making for a great getaway destination. Each hotel room opens to a patio which overlooks the adjoining farm and the outdoor swimming pool.

Accommodation

The lodge features 74 elegant hotel rooms which are designed with African mahogany wood furniture. The fabrics in earthy tones create a warm ambiance, reminiscent of a countryside manor but offering a unique South African flare.

Room features:

  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Room safes
  • Multi-function workstations in each bedroom
  • Remote Control Television in all rooms with DSTV
  • Hairdryers
  • Mini Bars
  • En-suite bathrooms with separate bath and shower.

Room types:

  • 30 Luxury Double Rooms
  • 15 Luxury twin Rooms
  • 9 Deluxe Double Rooms
  • 8 Superior King Rooms
  • 6 Superior Loft Rooms
  • 3 Executive Suites
  • 1 Presidential Suite
  • 2 Universal Access Rooms.

Leisure

Guests may enjoy relaxing spa treatments at the exclusive Camdeboo Day Spa which is complete with sensation showers, sauna, steam room and heated jacuzzi.  The fully equipped gym offer fitness enthusiasts a chance to keep up their daily exercise routine.

Activities:

  • Fitness in the gym
  • Swimming pool and sun lounger area
  • Bird watching
  • Walking trails
  • Camdeboo Day Spa with Sensation Showers, Sauna, Steam Room, Heated Jacuzzi.

Facilities & Services

During their stay, guests have access to the swimming pool as well as the gym facilities at the hotel.  Convenient services are provided to make for a most comfortable and relaxed stay.

Facilities and services:

  • Complimentary use of the aqua facilities including a Gym
  • Complimentary parking facilities close to your room
  • Complimentary newspaper every morning
  • Complimentary Wireless internet (max 100MB)
  • Laundry services
  • Business Centre.

Wining and Dining

The well known Meadow Green Restaurant serves stunning and delicious culinary creations, prepared by some of the country's finest chefs.  The three bars offer refreshments as well as cocktails which can be enjoyed indoors or overlooking the lake.

Options:

  • The Meadow Green Restaurant
  • 3 Bar facilities (indoor, cocktail and lakeside)
  • In room dining.

Camdeboo Spa

Surrounded by the estates lush gardens and forest, the Camdeboo Spa & Restaurant offers visitors a haven of relaxation and luxury.  Skin and body spa treatments which are designed to soothe the mind and rejuvenate the body, are on offer.  Four treatment rooms are available of which two are double treatment rooms.  The spa offers private change rooms, steam room, sensation showers, sauna, fully equipped gym, an outdoor swimming pool as well as a jacuzzi, relaxation areas, a juice bar and outdoor treatment areas.

Conferences

It is at the lodge where old-world charm is combined with modern convenience, making for a wonderful conference venue in a beautiful setting. Latest conference facilities, unsurpassed luxury, and excellent service guarantee a successful and memorable event for guests and delegates.

The SAX Arena joined the Conference Center at the lodge in offering a unique and convenient location for many different events. The standard conference package includes a screen, whiteboard, data projector, flip chart as well as an overhead projector.

Indoor conference venues:

  • Lake views Boardroom
  • Executive Boardroom
  • Meadows
  • Library Room
  • SAX Arena.

Outdoor conference venues:

  • Nomadic Tent
  • Kingfisher Marquee.

Nearby attractions

Due to its close proximity to both Johannesburg and Pretoria, the African Pride Irene Country Lodge is surrounded by attractions which lie in close proximity to this beautiful country retreat, such as Smuts House Museum which is the house of General Jan C. Smuts, the Centurion Country Golf Club, the Irene Country Golf Club, Rietvlei Nature Reserve (game drives and nature walks), the Irene Village Market, the Irene Dairy Farm (farm fresh products can be purchased), the Centurion Virgin Active gym facilities, the Pretoria Zoo, as well as Splash (water world park).

Distances:

  • 2km from Centurion Country Club
  • 500m from the Irene Dairy farm
  • 5km from Centurion Shopping Centre
  • 35km from Johannesburg
  • 4km from Jan Smuts Museum
  • 25km from OR Tambo international airport
  • 10km from the Pretoria Zoo
  • 2km from Irene Country Club.

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  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone

Restaurants

Meadow Green Restaurant at the Irene Country Lodge

The Restaurant serves all meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day with all having the choice of either buffet or a set menu. They also offers a Spit Braai Lunch on Saturdays and a Lunch buffet which is available on Sundays.

The Spa

Camdeboo Day Spa and Restaurant

This Wellness Center can be found in the farm building within the Lodge grounds. Guests at the Spa will experience nothing but the best from the staff here as attention to detail is one of the main objectives as well as guest satisfaction. Some of the treatments include; organic skincare, vegan nail polishes and pure sea salt to full cream cocoons from the renowned Dairy Farm.

Spa Facilities:

  • 3 Treatment Rooms
  • Fully Equipped Gym
  • Sensation Showers
  • 1 Double Treatment Suit
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Manicure & Pedicure Lounge
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Change Rooms
  • Relaxation Areas
  • Steam Room
  • Juice Bar
  • Sauna
  • Cafe

Walking
Guests can explore the Hennops River hiking trail or see the different wildlife in the Zwartkops Nature Reserve.
Spa treatments

Camdeboo Day Spa and Restaurant

  • 3 Treatment Rooms
  • Fully Equipped Gym
  • Sensation Showers
  • 1 Double Treatment Suite
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Manicure & Pedicure Lounge
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Change Rooms
  • Relaxation Areas
  • Steam Room
  • Juice Bar
  • Sauna
  • Cafe
Fitness

Enjoy a great workout in the gym.

Swimming

The Lodge has a outdoor swimming pool which provides comfortable lounge chairs upon the sun deck.

Conference Venues at Irene Country Lodge

The Lodge has both indoor and outdoor conference venues that include the following:

Included in a standard conference package are:

  • Screen
  • Whiteboard
  • Data Projector
  • Flip chart
  • Overhead Projector
  • Dance Floor

Indoor Conference and Event Venues:

  • Lake View Boardroom
  • Executive suites
  • Meadows
  • Executive Boardroom
  • Library Room
  • St. Andrews

Outdoor Conference and Event Venues

  • Ponds
  • Fire Pit
  • Oak Trees
  • Gazebo
  • Fountains View
  • Nomadic Tent
  • Kingfisher Marquee
  • Gardens
SAX Arena

This nearby Conference Center offers additional facilities to the Lodge's and is located close to the Southdowns College which overlooks the Irene Dairy Farm. The SAX is only a few minutes away from the N1, and measures 801 square meter and includes a stage which can seat up to 680 plus people.

Facilities:

  • Full liquor license
  • Satellite kitchen
  • Effective sound-proofing (with no noise restrictions)
  • Parking spaces for 600 cars
  • Back-up generator: there will never be power outages during a function

The venue hire of the SAX Arena includes:

  • Use of the venue for duration of 8 hours (after hours and overtime hours are available on request)
  • Tables and chairs set up in your desired arrangement
  • All in-house equipment: state-of-the-art sound, lighting and data projector with a 7,5 x 4,5 m screen
  • A qualified Audio and Visual technician specialized in our range of equipment will be present at your functions

Physical address:

John Vorster Drive (next to Southdowns College)
Irene 0062
Gauteng
South Africa

Directions from the N1:

  • Take the John Vorster off ramp.
  • Turn right if you’re coming from Johannesburg and left if from Pretoria.
  • Drive straight along John Vorster Drive until you see the bright red-and-white lettering of SAX Arena.
  • You’ll drive past Southdowns Shopping Center on your way to the Arena.

Directions from OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport:

  • Take the R21 from OR Tambo Airport towards Pretoria.
  • Take the M31 off ramp onto Nellmapius Drive, Irene.
  • At the stop street, turn left onto Nellmapius Drive.
  • Carry on with Nellmapius Drive, under a bridge to a 4-way stop street.
  • Go over the stop street and carry on towards a traffic circle.
  • Go straight over this and the next traffic circle. Carry on until the next robots at the intersection of John Vorster and Nellmapius Drives.
  • Turn left onto John Vorster Drive. Continue past Southdowns Shopping Center until the traffic circle, where you will see the entrance to SAX Arena.

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • WIFI
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 - hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Luxury

# Rooms:
74

The Rooms at this Hotel have been designed on an English Country Manor style. The Hotel features rooms that promote good taste finished with original wooden furniture and bold fabrics. The Rooms consist of the following:

  • Lake Facing view
  • En suite bathrooms
  • 24 hour room service
  • WiFi
  • Direct telephone dialing
  • DSTV satellite TV
  • Mini bars

All rooms were carefully decorated by an experienced and local interior decorator where they have focused on a classical, stylish feel which features lots of different elements that reflect this country's uniqueness. They also wanted to incorporate a theme that would reflect the ambiance of the local dairy farm in the Irene area therefore some local décor accessories were used in the rooms with furniture pieces that were made to suit the style of the Lodge.

Single Room R2500
Double Room R3240

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The Irene Lodge is really a unique country getaway that offered me a a haven of peace and tranquillity.

The Meadow Green Restaurant at Irene offers some of the most exquisite culinary creations, i was blown away.

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Great recommendation. Thanks. Broke up a tedious business trip with some decent R&R. Great place.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.876000

Longitude: 28.211050

Directions

Directions from:
OR Tambo International Airport
Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

1. Head south 550 m
2. Take the 2nd right 350 m
3. Take the ramp to Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R21 220 m
4. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R21 and merge onto Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R21 600 m
5. Take the exit onto R21 32.2 km
6. Take exit 12-Centurion for M31 toward Nellmapius Dr/Irene 750 m
7. Turn left at Nellmapius Dr/M31 (signs for Irene) Continue to follow M31 4.9 km
8. Turn right 45 m
9. Turn right 150 m
10. Turn left 29 m

Irene Country Lodge
391 Nellmapius Drive, Irene, Greater Johannesburg/Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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