River Place Lodge is a magnificent new venue that takes full advantage of the magnificent mountain vistas, river views and landscaped indigenous gardens, all combining to provide an idyllic experience. Whether it's a romantic weekend away, a high-level business conference or product launch, a wedding or a picnic, an intimate lunch or a family celebration, we all have a vision of "wither we desire to go". At River Place Lodge, the impressive setting and facilities, together with our meticulous attention to detail and emphasis on stylish sophistication and timeless elegance will help you achieve your vision.

A place with a profound sense of peace, River Place makes one feel as if you're far removed from the city - the venue is, however, extremely accessible and is close to the major business centers of Gauteng. The estate, consisting of 18 hectares of prime river frontage and lush bushveld, is conveniently located just 15km from Centurion. The nearby national highway allows for convenient access - tarred and paved all the way to our front door.

River Place offers:

Exclusive country-style accommodation: 19 luxury air-conditioned chalet-type rooms, several built from local stone in a farmhouse style (16 x deluxe double rooms and 3 x suites) al Fiume Italian Country Restaurant: a popular 200-seater restaurant on the banks of the Hennops River, with a wide deck built over the river shaded by thatch and indigenous trees. The ambience created by this setting is special. Food is classic Italian with emphasis on freshness, quality and presentation. Mountain View: A stunning venue built from stone to blend in with the surrounding nature River View: A lovely riverside venue with 360 degree views of the river and surrounding hills. The Cove: a delightful series of rock pools and waterfalls in a natural ravine just a short walk from the accommodation - perfect for a mini-hike, picnic or outdoor function. Several beautiful open-air gazebos: suitable for an intimate party or romantic lunch next to the river. Astro-amphitheatre: open-air venue for romantic star-gazing evenings. 18 hectares of varied terrain including broad expanses of lawn and indigenous gardens with stunning views and unlimited possibilities for meandering

The immediate vicinity of the estate offers the following:

Golf: Pecanwood, Gardener Ross and Dainfern Golf Estates Horse Riding: Mnandi Horse Rides Trout Fishing: Footloose Trout Farm Game Viewing: Rhino and Lion Park, Elephant Sanctuary, Crocodile Farm, Snake Park Cultural Places of Interest and Africana: Lesedi Cultural Village, Just Africa Art Gallery, Chameleon Village, Cradle of Human Kind, Sterkfontein Caves Family Fun: Haven Quad Biking, Van Gaalens Cheese Factory, Tangarou Strawberry Farm

Facilities
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • airport transfers
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • restaurant onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities

Directions

From Sandton/Johannesburg North (2 Routes)



1. Main Road Woodmead/Kyalami



  • Take Main Road (R55) past Woodmead and Kyalami

  • At the main intersection with the R562 Turn Left onto the R562 and stay on this road through several traffic lights

  • At T-Junction with R511 Turn Right onto R511 heading North

  • After 2 km Turn Left at Hartbeespoort R511 sign

  • After 6.5km River Place/al Fiume Entrance on Right (white walls and
    flags)


2. William Nicol Route:



  • From Monte Casino, drive approx. 17km along the William Nicol past
    Dainfern, Diepsloot Mall and under the N14 Krugersdorp highway

  • Turn Left at Hartbeespoort R511 sign

  • After 6.5km River Place/al Fiume Entrance on Right (white walls and
    flags)


From Pretoria/Centurion:



  • Take N14 (old R28) to Krugersdorp

  • Take Sandton/Hartbeespoort R511 turn-off

  • Turn Left onto R511 (William Nicol extension) heading North

  • After 2 km Turn Left at Hartbeespoort R511 sign

  • After 6.5km River Place/al Fiume Entrance on Right (white walls and
    flags)


From Johannesburg East and South:



  • Take N1 to Pretoria

  • Take Olifantsfontein R562 turn-off

  • Turn Left onto R562 and stay on this road for approx 17km through
    several traffic lights

  • At T-Junction with R511 Turn Right onto R511 heading North

  • After 2 km Turn Left at Hartbeespoort R511 sign

  • After 6.5km River Place/al Fiume Entrance on Right (white walls and
    flags)


From Johannesburg West/Roodepoort:



  • Take Hans Strydom heading North

  • Take N14 (old R28) to Pretoria

  • Take Sandton/Hartbeespoort R511 turn-off

  • Turn Left onto R511 (William Nicol extension) heading North

  • After 2 km Turn Left at Hartbeespoort R511 sign

  • After 6.5km River Place/al Fiume Entrance on Right (white walls and
    flags)