Cradle Valley Guest Lodge  Verified Listing

Muldersdrift Gauteng South Africa

Excellent Rating: 4.8 / 5
Based on 5 verified guest reviews

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Member since: 6 Sept. 2017

Rooms & Prices

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Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Parking on Premises
WiFi
Conference Facility
Internet access
Dining Area
24hr Security
Airport Transfers
Bar fridge
Bath towels
Breakfast included
Child friendly
Fan
Garden
Hairdryer
Heater
Laundry facilities
Linen
No smoking
Patio
Selected DSTV Channels
Serviced Daily
Tea and coffee facilities
TV

The Boutique Guesthouse offers 23 suites, bridal suite & groom’s suite (cottage 2) and cottage 1 on the riverfront that can sleep 9 people. Each suite is tastefully decorated with neutral colours, a creative, timeless combination of old and new. We offer full exclusivity to weddings, functions or conferences, should you book all the accommodation, however you are not bound to book all the rooms.

In Room Facilities:

Top quality amenities provided in bathroom. White towels provided. Shaver plug. 32”LED TV with SABC channels, e-TV and selected DSTV channels. Bar fridge with complimentary bottled water. Standing fan in summer. Heater in winter. Separate sitting area. Electronic safe. Hospitality tray with coffee and tea making facilities with homemade biscuits. Own patio & own access. Rooms are serviced daily.

Area Information:

This particularly pretty part of the world used to be real countryside, way outside of Johannesburg, for escapees of the city lifestyle. Whilst today the small farms and smallholdings still exist, Muldersdrift has now become something of a village, its borders literally melded with the outer suburbs around Northgate.

Muldersdrift is a wonderful place to stay whilst in Johannesburg, particularly if your needs are to the north of the city. Your evenings are peaceful and tranquil yet your access to Fourways, Sandton, Randburg and even Pretoria is easy, and Lanseria airport is a mere 15 minutes away. There is beauty in the grasslands and natural indigenous vegetation in Muldersdrift, which lies in the heart of the Kromdraai Valley home to the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage site.

Visit the Wondercave, one of the show caves of the heritage site and the third largest cave in South Africa. It may consist only of a single chamber, but it’s huge - large enough to hold a rugby field - and visitors descend some 40 metres via an open lift from the surface, or you can abseil down. One can view some incredible formations that include cave pearls and pools, whilst stalagmites are up to 15 metres high. An added highlight to your trip could be the little observatory near Wondercave where astronomer Bill Hollenbach gives talks and shows about comets, meteors and perilous asteroids.

Not as obvious as the Sterkfontein caves and the discovery of Mrs Ples, there is a private nature reserve, the Cradle, that lies within the larger Cradle of Humankind. Explore indigenous forests and streams; and scour grassland for antelope, giraffe and zebras.

Property Facilities:

* We offer accommodation with breakfast. Breakfast is served from 08h00 – 09h30. Wake up to the sound of birds, and a freshly prepared breakfast is served in the main house or outside in the garden. If you have any special dietary needs – Please stipulate your requirements with booking.
* All Guests are welcome to Free Wi-Fi – code from reception.
* The main house entertainment area offers DSTV. The rooms also have DSTV.
* KEYS & ELECTRONIC GATE: You will be provided with a set of keys for your room and a remote control to the security gate of Cradle Valley Guesthouse upon arrival. Cradle Valley employs a security guard in the evenings who has contact with our local reputable security company.
* Ample secure parking.
* A shuttle service is available for guests at an extra charge, prior booking essential.
* Dinner can be served with prior arrangement or visit the famous CASALINGA RESTAURANT only a few minutes away.
Prior arrangement essential & we will provide you with everything required for a genuine South African braai.
* A little Aga stove in the entertainment area is great for baking bread.
* Picnic baskets are available – prior arrangement essential.
* Laundry, washing & ironing service on site, Laundromat may be arranged. 24 hours required.
* Sparkling swimming pool, (pool towels are provided, ask at reception)
* Deck by the dam in the quiet corners of the picturesque garden.
* Small holding with modern farm style living and friendly animals.

Attractions:

* Cradle Nature Reserve.
* Cradle of Humankind.
* Krugersdorp Game Reserve.
* Lanseria Airport.
* Magalies Wild Game Farm.
* Game Drive in Heia Safari Game Reserve.
* Garden World Tea Garden.
* Paintball.
* Shepherd’s Fold Stables.
* Unwind at Riverview Spa OR Chicama Country Spa suitated at nearby properties

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Extra Info

Property Type Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Guest Lodge
Conditions Show
Check-in after 12:00 PM (noon)
Check-out before 09:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
Can Be Used For Wedding
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Reviews

Laura Kelty
21 January 2020

Beautiful venue, friendly host.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Jenny Thornley
15 January 2020

We spent two nights at the Lodge and loved the gardens and general ambiance. The staff were so attentive and cheerful and the food delicious.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Trish Lotter
29 September 2019

We attended a wedding, had a great time at Cradle Valley Guest Lodge. Great service and friendly staff. Rooms were neat. Lodge located in a great setting. Efficient wifi.
Outdoor buffet breakfast was fantastic.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Amanda Buys
23 March 2019

Had daughter's wedding at this venue, It was awesome. Not only is it a spectacular venue, it is clean and relaxing. Have never experienced such wonderful treatment by staff they make you feel that they know you and go out of their way to serve you. Was an absolutely brilliant experience. Well done to you really extraordinary. Thank you.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Mike McKelvey
08 October 2018

What you see in the pictures is not what you get. You get more. It was an amazing experience staying at the Cradle Valley Guest Lodge. The staff are so amazingly helpful. This place is a Jewel.

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Muldersdrift Reviews

Blessing Maseko
28 May 2019

Lion and Rhino Park and Maropeng Caves.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Kutlwano Machitje
25 September 2018

We totally enjoyed Buggy Parks.

Superb. 5 out of 5