Cranes Nest Guest House @ 313 Lounge Dinning Room Garden Out Side Jacuzzi Piet my Vrou - Bedroom Coucal Room Piet Kokkewiet Room Olive Thrush Room Crested Barbets  - room Crested Barbets  -lounge Speckled Rock Pigeon - Balcony Bou Bou Bedroom Bou Bou Kitchen erea Patio set Conferencing room Conferencing Lounge Conferencing patio
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Cranes Nest Guest House at 313 Aquila Ave offers the very best luxury self catering and bed and breakfast accommodation in Pretoria. Whether you are a discerning businessman or a connoisseur world traveler you will love the special, personal attention and excellent service.

Home away from home, quiet, safe and friendly environment. Beautiful spacious, comfortable rooms for a restful night.

Relax in a tranquil landscape garden with its abundant birdlife. Enjoy a choice of health, Halaal, or English breakfast served in the dinning room or on the patio next to the pool. Dinners and lunch is served on request.

We also offer self catering garden suites, which are unique in character, taste, fully equipped and service daily. The guest house offers a large billiard table in its own private room.

A unique conferencing and event venue situated in the heart of Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria. Our exclusive range of conferencing facilities cater for corporate events of smaller size.

Private functions and executive meetings with the highest standard of technology catering and personalized service, our team of dedicated conferencing professionals will surpass your expectations.

Located in the East of Pretoria. Nestled High on the Ridge of Waterkloof. Cranes Nest Guest House at 313 Aquila Ave is situated amongst Embassies, Shopping malls (Menlyn and Castle Walk), restaurants, Waterkloof Air-force base, N1 highway, schools (Watererkloof Horseunskool) and The Kloof hospital.

We do shuttles from O.R. Tambo International Airport daily.

The popular Blue Crane Restaurant is in the Sanctuary area and overlooking the lake in the Austin Roberts Bird Park. Bird hide from Sasol is the popular spot to watch 189 different bird species from.


* Day Tours
Crane's Nest provides day tours from the guest houses daily. The luxury buses are air condition and tour guides are well trained to answer all your questions regarding Pretoria & Surroundings. Please enquire for details and rates.

Tours include visits to Pretoria City, Soweto, The Apatheid Museum, Gold Reef City, Pilansberg National Park, Sun City, Lesedi Cultural Village, Rhino and Lion Park, Sterkfontein Caves, De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre, Cullinan Diamond Tour and Cradle of Humankind.

* Cranes Nest Guest House is situated close to Hospitals, Schools, Universities, Sport facilities and Stadiums, Restaurants, Museums, Embassies, various Shopping Malls and nature reserves and parks.

Conference Facilities at Cranes Nest Guest House at 313 Aquila Ave:

Koos van der Lende Auditorium
Our cinema style auditorium seats 24 delegates and boasts state-of-the-art equipment, including a central touch screen control panel, large automated screen and video projector, DVD, VCR, CD, PC, laptop input, microphone, the finest sound equipment and wireless internet available. Koos van der Lende original master pieces on walls.

Jeanne Marie Executive Boardroom and Breakfast Lounge
Our 14-seater boardroom and adjoining lounge are perfect for exclusive executive meetings or functions.

Yvette Lounge and Bar Area
This exquisite room is suitable for private cocktail parties, breakfast, luncheon and dinner functions. Delightfully decorated with Contemporary furniture, the simplicity of the room offers clients complete flexibility and can comfortably cater for up to 50 guests. Sliding doors open to the swimming pool area & a bar area barbeque built in braai faciliti

From cocktails to caviar, Crane`s Nest Guest House wills tailor-make menus to meet your specific requirements and budget.

Cranes Nest spa allows you to escape into your own haven of pampering, relaxation and rejuvenation. Great health breakfasts with only the freshest fruits are served on the patio with your choice of juice or tea.

We have created an environment where you will find only superior products and treatments in a beautiful and tranquil environment.

SPA Treatments include a variety of treatments such as head, back & neck, full body and aromatherapy massages as well as lymph drainage, pedicure and manicure.

Rooms and Units Available:

Piet my vrou Suite
This is a luxury room with a king extra length bed and en suite bathroom. The bathroom has an extra large bath and a shower with double basin. The toilet has its own peday. Build in cupboards. The room has a private door that leads to the swimming pool. Private Jacuzzi with its own entrance from the room. The room has the following facilities: TV, DSTV, Wireless Internet, Air- conditioning, Roof fan, coffee and tea facilities, snack and bar fridge, extra large safe, hair dryer and clock radio.

This is a beautiful queen-size bedroom with en suite shower bathroom. The room is inside the guesthouse. The room has the following facilities: DSTV, M-net, Study table, Wireless Internet, air conditioning, personal safe, roof fan and heater, double cupboards, dressing table, and a snack bar and fridge.

Piet Kokkewiet
This is a beautiful double bedroom with a ensuite bathroom with a shower and bath. The room has the following facilities: DSTV, M-net, Wireless Internet, personal safe, roof fan, air-conditioning, hair dryer, clock radio, personal safe and a snack bar and fridge.

Olive Thrush
This room is a double Bedroom with a en suite bathroom with a bath, basin and toilet. The room has a private patio that leads to the garden. The room has the following facilities: DSTV, M-net, Wireless Internet, personal safe, roof fan, air-conditioning, hair dryer, clock radio, personal safe and a snack bar and fridge.


Speckled Rock Pigeon
This apartment has a queen size bed and single bed in the bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with bath. The room has a study/dressing table. The lounge area has a sliding door to a big wooden deck overlooking the Waterkloof air force base and surroundings. The kitchen has a fridge, table and chair, high level oven and 4 plates, microwave oven, toaster, kettle and coffee maker. Flat has under cover parking and little garden. The flat has the following facilities: M-net, DSTV, DVD Player, video recorder, Air-conditioning wireless internet, equipped kitchen, ceiling fan and heater, personal safe, and a snack bar and fridge.

Crested Barbets
This apartment has a queen-size bed and a single bed in the bedroom with an ensuite shower bathroom. The flat has a study table with a dressing table build inside the cupboards. The kitchen have a high level oven with 4 plate oven,1.6m fridge / freezer, microwave oven, toaster, kettle and a breakfast nook with two chairs. The lounge has double coaches with M-net, DSTV, and DVD player with a sliding door to the parking area. The parking is undercover with a remote control gates and electrical fences. This flat has the following facilities: M-net, DSTV, DVD player, air-conditioning, equipped kitchen, personal safe.

This apartment has 2 double beds and 1 sleeper couch, perfect for a family. The room has an en suite bathroom with a shower only and is on the ground floor. The room has a fully equipped kitchen with a big fridge, oven, microwave, toasters, kettle, table and chairs, build in cupboards. The room has the following facilities: flat screen TV, dstv, Air-Conditioning, wireless internet, snack and beverages in the fridge, fully equipped kitchen.

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Cots available
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Games Room
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court

Cancellation Policy:

If cancelled up to 60 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled up to 45 days before date of arrival, 25 percent of all nights will be charged.
If cancelled up to 15 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of all nights will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.


From Johannesburg take the N1 to Pietersburg.
Go left on Rigel Avenue, then left again into Neptune.
Then turn right into Aquila Avenue, we are No 313.

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  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM