On a recent trip to Johannesburg to time a race, members of our team had the privilege of staying at Le Chateau Guest House & Conference Centre, which has been given four stars by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. Over and above the 14 rooms available to accommodate guests, there is a functions and conference centre, meaning that your every need is catered for if you need to host a function in Kempton…"Le Chateau Guest House & Conference Centre"
There are numerous advantages to choosing African Pride Irene Country Lodge for an overnight stay. For starters, it’s centrally located between Johannesburg and Pretoria and just 25 minutes from O R Tambo International Airport. Secondly, the hotel’s website proudly states that the lakeside views could “rival most paintings” and our team affirmed that this was true. Thirdly, the staff are friendly and the service unsurpassed. As well as its spacious and luxurious accommodation, this lodge…"African Pride Irene Country Lodge"
With a flat-screen TV, en suite bathrooms, free WiFi, air conditioning and in-room tea and coffee-making facilities, Usambara Lodge has your needs covered for race weekend – whether you’re timing or competing. Being conveniently located about 6km from Muldersdrift and about 20km from Lanseria Airport, it’s a perfect spot to rest your head if you’ve got a race, a meeting or a holiday in or around Krugersdorp. If you’re coming from either Johannesburg or Pretoria,…"Usambara Lodge"
The first thing that struck Team #FinishTime about Park Gables Guest House and Conference Centre in Arcadia is how convenient its location is. The guest house is situated within a stone’s throw of the central business district, various embassies, pubs and restaurants, as well as the Loftus Sports Complex, the Gautrain station, Hatfield Plaza and the University of Pretoria. A variety of different sorts of rooms and villas are available at Park Gables, ensuring that…"Park Gables Guest House and Conference Centre"
Gastehys Janharmsgat has been described as a place where memories are made, and after a recent visit to Cullinan, Team #FinishTime was in full agreement that their memories of this spot were great ones. The quirkiness of the decor, the friendliness of the staff and the quaintness of the town all add up to make this a truly fantastic place to stay. The entire team went out of their way to make sure that members…"Gastehys Jamharmsgat"
The SUN1 Hotel in Midrand, proudly owned by the Tsogo Sun group, provides a stunning blend of luxury and affordability. Thanks to its close proximity to the Midrand Gautrain station, SUN1 offers convenience at its best for those who happen to be in Gauteng for a business trip. The hotel is situated within a short distance of amenities such as Midrand Conference Centre and Eskom Convention Centre. The prestigious Mall of Africa is also just…"SUN1 Midrand"
Waters on Willows describes itself as a home-away-from-home environment, and after staying there on a working weekend, Team #FinishTime could not agree more. Thanks to the shady garden with its birdlife and a number of places which invite one to sit and just “chill”, there can be few more relaxing places to go in Gauteng – especially if you’ve done a hard day’s race timing! As a reminder of the tranquil ambience into which you…"Waters on Willows"
Whenever Team #FinishTime heads to the Pretoria area to time an event, one of our favourite places to stay is the ANEW Hotel Centurion. Between its perfect location and the wide range of amenities on offer, it’s the perfect spot for a race-timing team who needs convenience, reliability and efficiency. One of the key advantages of the ANEW Hotel Centurion is that the rooms offer a workstation, which is invaluable for our team as they…"ANEW Hotel Centurion"
While preparing to time one of the events in the Nissan Trailseeker Series, a team from FinishTime was accommodated at Die Boskombuis en Gastehuis outside Pretoria. Our team found the ambience of this guesthouse to be extremely laid back and relaxing – which is just what one needs before the frenetic pace of race day! The staff were incredibly friendly, and even with just a one-night stay, our team was made to feel like part…"Die Boskombuis en Gastehuis"