Welcome to Welgelegen Manor
Located within the heart of Cosmos countryside a mere hour’s drive from Johannesburg 5 star rated Welgelegen Manor is steeped in a rich history.This perfect country retreat combines 19th century old world charm with modern hotel luxury.
Accommodation at Welgelegen Manor
Staying true to the Manor’s classic English residential style, the eight suites fuse contemporary comfort with the timeless glamour and heritage associated with this historical property. Each suite offers exceptional grace and comfort with views over the landscaped terraces, pool or rose gardens.
The Carriage House Suites (luxury suites) - The Twin suites on the upper level of the Manor House, and offer beautiful views of the grounds. These rooms accommodate either single beds or a king size bed, and all rooms have en-suite bathrooms.
The Garden Suites (deluxe suites) - The Garden Suite’s have the advantage of an entrance to the inner herb courtyard. These rooms have a king size bed and en-suite bathroom.
The Manor House Suites (superior suites) - Each Manor House Suite offers exceptional grace and comfort with views over the landscaped terraces, pool or rose gardens. The bathrooms are welcoming and spacious, offering an unique combination of style and function.
Activities & Facilities
Welgelegen Manor offers a variety of onsite activities for you to take full advantage of during your stay.
Facilities offered at the Manor:
- Bar and Pool Deck
- Billiard Room
- Golf Driving Range
- Lawn Tennis
- Bird Watching
- Country walks
- TV Theatre
- Chess Room
- Grass landing Strip.
Hand-in-hand with the luxury of your rooms and facilities, the extraordinary dining at Welgelegen Manor is an experience on its own.
Welgelegen Manor’s resident chefs ensure luxury dining experiences during your stay. Whether it’s a picnic in a secluded spot on the estate or gardens, a lavish celebration dinner in the private dining room, or dinner a deux in your suite or our passionate staff will ensure your meal is a special experience. Our rates include a delicious 3 course dinner served in the Manor house dining room. Should you wish to book a private dining experience, we can happily arrange this for you at a small surcharge.
Picnics - Picnicking has been honed to a fine art here at Welgelegen Manor, and we pride ourselves in creating lavish packed lunches, chock-full of mouth-watering surprises and delicious treats. Order an energy-packed midday meal to accompany you on your hike or bike ride in the nearby Suikerbosrand reserve or on the estate. For a more formal event, a gourmet spread can be laid out in the garden. Picnic Experiences are available on request only.
Courtyard Garden - Enjoy private dining for couples or groups in the gorgeous courtyard garden or poolside. Amongst the heady scent of roses and lavender let yourself laze and enjoy a sumptuous spread prepared especially for you. This Extraordinary Dining experience comes at an additional cost of R300 per person and is available on request only.
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