Welcome to the African Penguin Guest house and Conference Center, Pretoria's premier guest house!
This truly distinguished and exclusive African Boutique Guesthouse offers a tailor made service with a luxurious environment for both corporate and leisure. Our passion is to care for guests who are looking for the finer things in life.
Accommodation is offered in 12 elegant rooms, equipped with TV’s with selected DStv channels, tea- and coffee-making facilities, air-conditioning, hairdryers, en-suite bathrooms, kettles, microwaves, bar fridges, telephones and desks, as well as safes. An iron and ironing board can be arranged on request. The guesthouse also offers a garden terrace with tables and chairs, laundry and dry cleaning, room service, a daily newspaper, secure, complimentary, on-site parking, 24-hour security, and an Internet station with free Wi-Fi. Concierge services are offered for Gautrain shuttle services, airport transfers, shuttles and drivers, and bookings of tours, safari’s and restaurant
The guesthouse can accommodate guests in wheelchairs or guests who have special needs, regarding facilities and accommodation for people with disabilities. Guests have access to the lounge and dining room via a ramp, adequate space in the bedroom with access to the cupboards and lowered hang rails, as well as adequate space in the bathroom for maneuvering their wheelchairs.
Thirsties bar offers refreshments of your choice and Splashes restaurant offers innovative cuisines made by the resident chef. Special dietary requirements can also be arranged. The guesthouse has 2 conference rooms that can accommodate up to 30 delegates in boardroom 1 and up to 12 delegates in boardroom 2. Shunter’s braai with fireplace is an ideal venue for a private function. With direct access to the splash pool, reception, and parking area, Shunter’s braai and lapa is the ideal venue for cocktail parties and other events.
This guesthouse is strategically located close to the Pretoria city centre (16 km), Wonderboom Airport (35 km), Loftus Versfeld Stadium (11 km), The Grove Shopping Centre (8 km), Menlyn Shopping Mall (5 km), Makro (6 km), Woodlands Mall (4 km) the N4, N1, Lynnwood Road and Atterbury Road, as well as Pretoria East Hospital, Faerie Glen Hospital, The Wilgers Hospital and Kloof Mediclinic Hospital, to name but a few of the amenities.
For the more active guest, there is Virgin Active Menlyn, Virgin Active Parkview gyms and we are within driving distance of the world-renowned 18 hole, Woodhill and Silver Lakes Golf course.