Tre Fontane Lodge is a One Star Lodge run by “AmaQhawe Tourism Services (Pty) Ltd” (the Class of `79 at the St Francis College), owned by the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood.
Tre Fontane is situated in the inspiring setting of Mariannhill in Pinetown, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Mariannhill, founded in 1882, and is one of the largest mission centres in Southern Africa.
Tre Fontane was built in 1965 to offer accommodation for visitors and holiday makers. Tre Fontane also offers a fully equipped Conference Centre to Local and International Groups and Church Groups.
The Lodge is run by the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood, an international Congregation founded in 1885 at Mariannhill by Abbot Francis Pfanner. Through their work and prayer the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood want to proclaim the redeeming Love of Jesus Christ to all people.
- Curio Shop
- Swimming Pool
- Full Accommodation
- Supper Bed & Breakfast
- dining room, TV Room
- Secure Parking / Garage Facilities
- Large Spacious Gardens
- Single or Double Rooms with balcony overlooking an extensive park.
- Single or Double Room with bath and balcony overlooking an extensive park.
Tre Fontane offers accommodation and 2 fully air-conditioned conference room.
- Conference Facilities
- Tea/Coffee Facilities
History of Mariannhill
Mariannhill (“Mary-Ann-Hill”) was founded in 1882 by Francis Pfanner, a Trappist from Europe, who came to South Africa to bring the Good News to the people.
Tre Fontane (Three Fountains) is named after the Trappist Monastery in Rome, where Francis Pfanner (right) stayed for some time.
The Mariannhill Sisters follow the example of Abbot Francis Pfanner to care for the well-being and spiritual needs of all who seek rest and peace at Tre Fontane.
We have a well kept swimming pool.
Historical buildings under natural History protection.
Churches, Chapel and Cathedral.
Build on the land of one of the largest Monasteries in Southern Africa.
30 minutes from beaches, shopping mall (Pavilion) and nature natures reserves such as Tala game reserve and the Valley of a Thousand Hills.
We have 3 fully serviced single room with balcony over looking extensive grounds
40 fully serviced double rooms most are en-suit others have bathroom and/or with shower between 2 rooms.
3 triple room en-suite.
Fully equipped self catering cottage.
Can be booked for family with small children or group bookings.
- Take the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg. Just past Pinetown take the "Mariannhill / Richmond Road" exit (just 2km before the Mariannhill Tollgate).
- On the exit at Mariannhill turn left. After some 600 metres turn right at the sign "Mariannhill Monastery" into Abbot Francis Road
Follow this road until you come to a T-Junction.
- Turn left, pass the Cathedral and go straight until the fork in the road. Take the left fork to Tre Fontane Lodge.