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About The Cradle Lodge

Your gateway to the Cradle of Humankind. Off the R563, nestled on a gentle slope overlooking the Cradle of Humankind, our lodge is just a few minutes away from a host of activities offered within the World Heritage Site. We offer eight beautifully appointed suites, some with their own private patios ideal for an intimate romantic dinner. With the option of king, queen or single size beds our spacious suites all offer comfortably at affordable prices.

The lodge has a licensed pub, a dining facility where 3 course meals are prepared (booking essential - prior to arrival) and a pool, all situated on 36 hectares of rolling Savannah veld and indigenous trees. Our garden is home to a number of bird species and if you are lucky, game can be seen on the adjacent game reserve from your breakfast table. The three main centers of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Rustenburg are easily accessible from our lodge, making us the ideal base for Soccer fans.

The conference facility is equipped to host up to 25 people for day Conferences and up to 16 over night sharing or eight single. Come and enjoy our facility and friendly staff.

  • Response Rate: 90%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 44
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 93 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Standard Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 10 Our Standard Suites offers spacious accommodation ideally suited to both business and leisure travelers. This room comfo... see more Features:  King beds, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower over bath, Shower only see more King beds, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower over bath, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Fan, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
    from R900 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Deluxe Suite Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 4 Our Deluxe Suites offers two queen-size beds and are ideally suited for families. Deluxe Suites easily accommodate a... see more Features:  King beds, M-Net, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower over bath see more King beds, M-Net, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower over bath, Shower only, Upstairs, Single beds, Air-Conditioning, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
        from R900 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Luxury Suites Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 4 These Luxury suites have king size beds with en-suite bathrooms. The rooms offer tea and coffee facilities a bar fridge... see more Features:  King beds, M-Net, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Balcony/patio see more King beds, M-Net, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Balcony/patio, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Radio, DVD player, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
            from R1400 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults

              Reviews for The Cradle Lodge

              93 guest reviews Reviews of

              4.5 out of 5 stars
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              28
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              9
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              Raquel Rooy
              20 August 2018

              LOVED THE STAY... THANK YOU

              Nosipho Dhlamini
              06 August 2018

              the staff was terrible but the chef he was great and the white boy but the ladies not good at all

              Baitebetse Ramong
              11 July 2018

              We loved everything. The warm welcome and the wood that was readily available for us to make some fire in this cold weather.

              Marlise Pietersen
              08 April 2018

              Group booking. Two couples were sent to another lodge. One without prior notice.Only one bath towel and one hand towel per room. No soap. some rooms didn't even have a bathmat .Definitely not 4 star as advertised.Breakfast was very good and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

              Vernon Naidoo
              05 April 2018

              I just wanted to thank the guys at the Cradle lodge for their extraordinary service. It is very rarely that staff provide exceptional service to their clients, so I think that it should be applauded!The guys went above and beyond to ensure that our stay was a great one and that all our needs were met.As far as the lodgings go, it was great. It was great to get away from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg, to the peace and tranquility of the Cradle Lodge. One would never say that one was less than an hour away from Johannesburg!To Kish and the team - great job! We will be coming back to visi...
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              The Cradle Lodge is 10.2km from the centre of Cradle of Humankind , the nearest airport 25.6km (Lanseria International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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