The guest house is a beautiful brand new thatch house with luxurious finishings including sandstone tiles, cherrywood cupboards, granite counter tops and quality furniture, designed for comfortable living.
Facilities include 3 en-suite double rooms (B&B) nd one double room with private bathroom in the lodge, upstairs braai and patio area, lounge, entertainment area with pool table, swimming pool, luxury lounge, ADT security and electric fencing and DSTV in all rooms. 3 well equipped self-catering two bedroom 4-6 sleeper cottages are also available. we also have the lovely dove family garden cottage and the small economic swallows nest one bedroomed cottage
our latest addition is the Spotted Dikkop Luxury tented camp which sleeps 3 adults + 1 child.
Hoopoe Haven is positioned on 2 acres of landscaped gardens in the countryside with Horse trails and a beautiful view of the Magaliesburg Mountains. It is a place to relax and unwind in the peace and quiet of the countryside. One can watch the magnificent birdlife, (over 50 different bird species have been spotted here, including guinea fowl, plovers, hoopoes, barbets and shrikes to name a few) while you have a sundowner or a braai on the patio or a cooling swim in our crystal clear pool, with a beautiful sunset in the background.
If you decide to stay up late on a clear evening you may even be lucky enough to hear the roar of the lions from the lion park.
There are five rooms available, three en-suite bedrooms, a double bedroom sharing and a single room upstairs sharing a bathroom. All of the downstairs bedrooms have built-in cupboards and a TV. There are twin beds in each double room. A queen bed can be substituted (24 hours) notice, if required. All of the bathrooms are spacious, each containing a bath and a large shower.
the rooms have recently been sound-proofed and air-conditioned.
The rooms are:
Fish Eagle: The largest room. It is en-suite and contains a spa bath. A third bed can be put in on request.
Hoopoee: a double room with own lounge area. It is en-suite with a bath and shower. A third bed can be put in on request. it has it's own entrance
Martial Eagle: A sligtly smaller en-suite bedroom.
Kingfisher Room: a double room sharing one lovely bathroom with the masked weaver.
Masked Weaver Room: A small upstairs single bedroom
guinea fowl 2 bedroomed cottage
A lovely 2 bed roomed self-catering thatch cottage, which sleeps up to sleep six in the future.
It consists of:
A comfortable lounge with TV and DSTV feed from the lodge and a DVD player if you want to watch your own. A spacious dining room. Bathroom which conforms to our normal luxurious standards. A fully equipped kitchen. A loft with two or three single beds.
bokmakerie and piet-my-vrou 2 bedroomed 4-6 sleeper cottages
2 back-to back cottages (can be combined as one 11 speer unit)
each one has downstairs a double air-conditiond bedroom, bathroom, separate toilet and a lounge/dining are and upstairs a 2-4 sleeper dormitory
dove family one bedroomed garden cottage
a family self-catering one-bedroomed garden cottage on our property next door to the lodge, ideally suited to the family unit as it sleeps 2 adults and 2 children. it has a doubleair-conditioned bedroom with en-suite bathroom, lounge, full kitchen, dining area and 2 adult sized bunk bedsand is set on your own 1000 sq metre garden.
THIS UNIT IS PET FRIENDLY
swallows nest one bedroomed 2 sleeper cottage
a small economic air-conditioned self-catering cottage with open plan lounge and fully equipped cottage the bath has a shower only
Spotted Dikkop Luxury tented camp
Hoopoe Haven goes one step further towards giving you a wide variety of accommodation offerings. We have jumped on the bandwagon of a new concept called Glamping - "GLAMorous camPING” and have recently completed our very first luxury tent. However, this is not just any tent - it combines the luxury you would expect from Hoopoe Haven with the atmosphere of being outdoors, sleeping in a tent and enjoying the spectacular afternoon sunsets and evening stars while sipping on sundowners or enjoying your braai. It is Hoopoe Haven in a tent! The tent – The Spotted Dikkop by name, has the following to offer you:
• Built under a large thatch Lapa so that you get maximum protection from the elements
• Tiled bathroom with both shower and bath (hot and cold water)
• Carpeted 3 sleeper bedroom (5.2M X 3.5M) plus optional sleeper ottoman which converts to a bed for an additional child.
• Carpeted lounge with TV (piped satellite)
• Outside fully equipped kitchen including gas stove under the thatch patio
• Spectacular braai area looking out onto a secluded expanse of lawn and landscaped gardens.
Hoopoe Haven Guest House Activities:
Dainfern estate with it's world class golf course.
MonteCasino for gambling, entertainment (theatre and cinemas etc) and shopping. Three upmarket shopping malls for the shop-a-holic. Northgate ice rink. Our local shopping centre (Broadacres (1km)) boasts a world class supermarket and the Barnyard Theatre for live musicals. Lion Park. Sandton City.
Hoopoe Haven Guest House Map:
Health & Climate:
climate in johannesburg is brilliant with mild winters and hot summers. you cna swim from september to april.
We had a very relaxing four days at Hoopoe. It was a homely atmosphere with very friendly helpful staff. The room we stayed in had a large comfortable bed and a bathroom with a spa bath and shower. Hoopoe was in easy reach of the Lion Park, Sterfontein Caves and the Cradle of Humankind, a world heritage site.
Very happy with my stay. Everyone was very friendly and made me feel at home.
We had a decent stay and the rooms and the guest house itself was clean and very nice. We did however feel that the rooms could be a bit more sound proof as we could hear every word and move of the other people staying in the guest house. It was a nice experience overall.
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