In the words of members of Team #FinishTime, the Ammazulu African Palace in Kloof is nothing short of “legendary”! The palace has been designed to reflect parts of our province’s history, and an entire collection of Zulu arts and crafts have been incorporated into the hotel’s design. Each of the 10 magnificent suites features a private collection of Zulu Art, and the décor of this stunning hotel is matched only by its gorgeous surroundings and…"Ammazulu African Palace"
If you’re looking for a spot to go and get some peace and quiet, Team #FinishTime would argue that one of the best places that could be is Harburg Retreat Centre. As the name implies, this spot is about taking a step back from the stresses of everyday life and enjoying some quiet, relaxing time. Surrounded by beautiful forests, sugarcane plantations and breathtaking views of the Valley of 1000 Hills, the Centre offers a wide…"Harburg Retreat Centre"
Fern Hill Hotel is described as one of the leading hotels in the KZN Midlands, and it was very quick for Team #FinishTime to see why! Being located in close proximity to venues where our clients hold their races, Fern Hill offers the perfect blend of convenience and serenity. Members of our team agreed that if it was not a working weekend, this would be the perfect “home-away-from-home” from which to explore everything that the…"Fern Hill Hotel"
Serendipity Country House truly lives up to its name – our team found it to be a spot where they could relax and recharge their batteries after a hard day of race-timing and preparation. The property boasts a garden with braai facilities, as well as nearby hiking and cycling trails, which would make it a great spot for a weekend away or a holiday. Adding to the fantastic holiday vibes is the fact that Serendipity…"Serendipity Country House"
In the heart of KwaZulu-Natal’s battlefields country, you will find a lodge with elegant touches of yesteryear and all the creature comforts you could need to enjoy a comfortable night’s rest. With breathtaking views of the Platrand Valley to enjoy and extremely comfortable rooms, as well as good old-fashioned friendly service, Team #FinishTime had a fabulous stay at Platrand Lodge in Ladysmith. The deluxe rooms boast a private verandah, which gave our team a great…"Platrand Lodge"
When timing a race in Dundee, team #FinishTime got to experience the awesome hospitality offered by Khaya4u Guesthouse. When literally translated, the word “ekhaya” means home – and that’s just the type of environment our team found there. It offers a quiet, rustic ambience with plenty of charm, and our team members commented that if they hadn’t been there for work, they’d have been in the perfect spot to make a weekend out of checking…"Khaya4u"
There are a couple of events during the course of the year that enable Team #FinishTime to spend some time in Pietermaritzburg, either to time a race or to run registration on behalf of event organisers. The factor that we love most about this Road Lodge is the convenience that it offers. It’s super close to everything in Pietermaritzburg, including the airport, the CBD, the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus and a variety of schools.…"Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg"
In 2017, Biggy Best Cottages in Howick was awarded the Travellers’ Choice Award for being rated one of the top accommodation destinations in the area. If it was up to us, they would get this award every year. The level of hospitality that Team #FinishTime was shown when they stayed here in August 2019 was second to none, and we can vouch for the fact that the Biggy Best team is not kidding when they…"Biggy Best Cottages"
One of our timing teams had the privilege of spending a night at the Premier Hotel Himeville Arms, located in the southern Drakensberg, while on their way to time sani2c. The hotel is situated in the heart of Himeville, and is characterized by “Olde English” charm and antique furniture that gives the place a feeling of splendor and luxury. While Team FinishTime was there on a tight schedule, the Premier Hotel Himeville Arms would have…"Premier Hotel Himeville Arms"
Midmar Chalets offer residents the opportunity to unwind in tranquility and peace and quiet, or enjoy yourself on nearby MTB, trail run and hiking routes … Midmar Chalers is a veritable little piece of paradise."Midmar Chalets, Howick"