Constantia Manor Guest House
in Constantia Park, Pretoria East has 15 luxury en-suite rooms in upmarket style and decor.
We offer a scrumptious breakfast as part of the overnight package and many a traveller has found it to be the best part of the stay at Constantia Manor.
A conference room that host 20 delegates in boardroom style ensures a relaxed training environment for all corporate. The different packages we offer are tailor-made to suit any need.
The Manor with its green garden surrounding is the ideal venue for small functions like celebratory dinners, corporate breakfasts and tea parties galore. We compile menus to suit your requests and our in-house chef prepares food to everyone’s delight.
Accommodation at Constantia Manor Guest House and Conference Centre: Superior Rooms
Five exquisitely decorated, relaxing, superior en-suite rooms to choose from. One Queen sized bed, en-suite private bathroom, air conditioning, flat screen television with a bouquet of DSTV channels and bathrobe. Non-smoking. Wall to wall carpets. Luxury Rooms
Nine stylishly decorated, and beautifully set-up en-suite rooms. One Queen sized bed in double rooms and two ¾ beds in twin rooms, en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, flat screen television with a bouquet of DSTV channels and bathrobe. Non-smoking. Wall to wall carpets.
Constantia Manor Guest House and Conference Centre Activities:
The Pretoria National Botanical Garden, founded in 1946, opens daily from 08:00 to 18:00. (No entry allowed after 17:00). Between the frosty south-facing section and the north-facing, warmer section visitors are presented by two different worlds. Paved nature trails give access to the fascinating natural vegetation. Two restaurants, one inside and one on the outskirts; provide visitors the refreshments needed for or after the long walk.
Transvaal Museum of Natural History, Pretoria - what is regarded as the country’s leading natural history museum, open every day of the week from 08:00 to 16:00. The museum is housed in a magnificent sandstone building, its entrance dominated by dinosaur skeletons, filled with cavernous display halls. This is also the home of the australopithecine fossil named Mrs Ples.
Union Buildings, Pretoria - The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. The grand Union buildings sit on Meintjies Kop and overlook the city of Pretoria. The Union Buildings were built from light sandstone and were designed by the architect Sir Herbert Baker in the English monumental style.
Freedom Park, Pretoria - When Nelson Mandela said in 1999 - “the day should not be far off, when we shall have a people’s shrine, a freedom park, where we shall honour with all the dignity they deserve, those who endured pain so we should experience the joy of freedom.” - he was describing the Freedom Park. It is a space where South Africans and visitors to the country can reflect on the past, and is an inspiration for the future. It is regarded as one of the most ambitious heritage projects the government has invested in.
Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria - stands as a major landmark on a low hill, just outside Tshwane (as Pretoria is now called). The Voortrekker monument was built in honour of the great Voortrekkers or pioneers, who left the Cape during the period 1835 to 1854.
Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Pretoria - The 11.8 hectare sanctuary lies within the Walker spruit Open Space System in which two streams feed water into wetland basins that attract a large number of water bird species. There is a bird hide and guided walks as well as an exhibition hall.
Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Gauteng - The Rietvlei Nature Reserve is 3 800 hectares in extent, situated south of the city but still within the city limits. The reserve is home to large herds of game and because of its open grassland landscape it offers visitors a unique opportunity to view many species of animals. Rietvlei also offers lots to interest bird lovers.
Groenkloof Nature Reserve is located near the famous Fountains Valley. This valley on the southern outskirts of Pretoria was proclaimed a game sanctuary by President Paul Kruger on 25 February 1895, the first in Africa.
The Wonderboom Nature Reserve is situated in the northern part of the city and straddles the Magaliesberg Mountains. This 200 ha reserve is famous for its magnificent specimen of Ficus salicifolia, a wild fig called the "Wonderboom". The fig tree is older than 1 000 years, and legend has it that it grew this big because the chief of an indigenous tribe lies buried beneath its roots. It is recorded that the tree was once big enough to shade 1 000 people at a time.
The Pretoria City Hall, the largest public hall in South Africa, was built to celebrate the city-status of Pretoria which was obtained in 1931.The front of the City Hall of Pretoria is beautifully complimented by the gardens and fountains of Pretorius Square. Within these gardens stands three statues. The 6.2 metre tall bronze statue of Chief Tshwane was unveiled in 2006 and shows the namesake of the Tshwane District Municipality.
Church Square is surrounded by many historic buildings, some having been erected as early as 1891.
The Sammy Marks Museum is a Victorian mansion called Zwartkoppies Hall, situated about 23 km outside Pretoria. The estate originally belonged to 19th century agricultural, industrial and mining tycoon Sammy Marks.
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