A Taste of Paradise

Web Ref #: 322
Price: From R 525 to R 970 per room per night
Location: Modimolle

Offering the elegance and charm of yesteryear in an uncommercialised atmosphere, with true home-from-home pampering.


Accommodation is in individually decorated rooms furnished with antique masterpieces echoing the African Colonial charm that is created by the main complex.


Only 1 hour's drive from Gauteng, situated close to both Modimolle (Nylstroom) and Bela Bela (Warmbaths) and en-route to the riches of Southern Africa and the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (Kruger National Park), the hotel is in a malaria free area.


High quality conference facilities are available, comfortably accommodating from the intimate meeting for two to the corporate conference for 100 delegates. The hotels makes "Tying-the-Knot" truly special. From the romantic country-style Chapel with seating for up to 60 guests to the numerous open-air venues that can comfortably host up to 150 guests, we are sure to have a Wedding option available that you will fall in love with.




Accommodation at this soothing, tranquil hotel consists of 42 rooms, all with an en-suite bathroom. The luxury rooms and rondavels are surrounded by the lush tropical gardens which the hotel has become quite famous for. A peaceful environment awaits all who enters the "Place of Eternal Youth".


All rooms are within walking distance of the romantic Chapel, the sparkling swimming pool, fully equipped conference centres and other hotel facilities.


Be pampered and spoilt in the Presidential Suite with its spacious main bedroom filled with antique masterpieces. The suite also features a private courtyard surrounded by towering trees, a private dining room with a mini bar, which can be stocked on request with all the beverages your heart can desire. A large bathroom with separate shower completes the picture.


You have the option of Twin, Double or King size beds, as well as non-smoking rooms, all characterised by 100% pure cotton percale linen. Most of the rooms are individually decorated with antique furniture which embodies a bygone era. For a family holiday, there are 4 family units that can accommodate either 3 or 4 guests, these are in high demand though so advance bookings would be essential.


The newest addition to the hotels repertoire is five rooms built around the picturesque Pickwick Square, two of which feature kitchenettes.




The restaurant offers exquisite cuisine. You will not only indulge in the marvels of the menu, but also feast your eyes on the creative food styling.


Menus on offer are A la carte to tempt the taste buds, packed lunch menu for the executive on the go, and a buffet menu, ideals for conferences.


Hotel Facilities:


The hotel offers much in the way of facilities for wining and dining. Hear echoes of the past in the memorabilia-filled Bar (open from 10h00 till late), relax in the gracious atmosphere of the A la carte Heritage Restaurant and sample the ethnic and traditional culinary delights associated with the hotel for many years.


You can also have a light lunch, sundowners or even a candlelit dinner in the tranquility of nature in Chime Square or on the Pool Deck. Other dining venues include the 2 Private Dining Rooms, for intimate and private dinners or cocktail parties. For a slightly more Bushveld experience, sit down to a Traditional South African Braai in The Dam, the original cement farm dam, measuring 30m in diameter. Or just marvel at the splendour of the African night sky next to a wood fire.


Other facilities available on request include babysitting, laundry and secretarial services.


Complimentary parking is available.


Sporting a Leisure Activities:


Lush gardens and a sparkling swimming pool offer bird-watchers a paradise of sound and colour. On-site sporting facilities include two tennis courts, a volleyball court and snooker.


Golf, bowls, hiking, squash, numerous water sport facilities, Game viewing and Bird watching are all available nearby.


The Zen Garden:


You are invited to relax and meditate in this serene garden. Even after a few minutes here, your mind will begin to relax and you will begin to see clarity - become one with Nature.


The ideal venue for wedding arrival drinks, watching the sunset over the Nyl Valley or simply enquire at reception for beauty and health treatments available locally.


Conference and Banqueting Facilities:


Three fully equipped conference venues seat from 8 to 140 delegates, also ideal for weddings and other functions.


Conference facilities offered:


  • Air-conditioned or overhead fans
  • Colour television and video recorder
  • Whiteboard, flip chart
  • Overhead projectors
  • Portable screen
  • Photostat machine and facsimile office
  • Data projector
  • E-mail and internet access


Teambuilding sessions can be arranged, with group volleyball competitions, treasure hunts or potjiekos competitions.


The evenings - an English Pub, Mauritian, Out of Africa, Chinese or traditional braai's - can be arranged.
Listing TypeHotels
# of Single Bedrooms 0
# of Double Bedrooms42
Bathrooms 42
En Suite42
Wheelchair FriendlyYes
Sea ViewNo
Mountain ViewNo
City ViewNo
Off Street Parking45 cars
Garage Parking0 cars
Swimming PoolYes
Entertainment AreaYes