About Hunters Rest Mountain Resort
Hunters Rest Mountain Resort is a picturesque sub-tropical country resort nestled between the Magalies Mountains only one and a half hour's drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria. With the resort's rich history and visits from generations of families over four decades, we now embrace a new era of contemporary elegance.
Young and old can enjoy the relaxing sub-tropical ambience of this resort. It provides a wide range of facilities to keep everyone entertained to ensure a memorable stay.
Now under new management, a fresh visionary approach has been brought to the resort. Management is constantly striving to continually improve the services and this well seasoned professional management team will take the resort to the next level for all future generations to come!
Whether the guests are nature or romantic lovers, sport or active outdoor enthusiasts, the resort has all the amenities to ensure a memorable experience.
This historical landmark was built way before gold was discovered in Johannesburg and remnants of Anglo-Boer war, forts can be seen on the mountains and hills surrounding the resort and nature reserve it is situated in.
We offer 91 elegantly well-appointed rooms and suites with patios to relax and look out to the sub-tropical gardens. Stepping outside your guest room you will find tranquil gardens to relax and enjoy the large variety of bird sounds greeting you.
Our rooms and suites are perfectly suited for both families and business travelers. Everything in our alluring guest rooms are geared for your comfort and convenience. Young and old alike will enjoy the tropical ambiance of this relaxing resort and accommodations. We have free Wi-Fi connection in most of our rooms, main hotel and conference rooms. Room service is available.
The resort offers a wide range of dining facilities. A contemporary glamorous place to dine is "The Wellington" restaurant and it is renowned for its fine table with a farm-to-table concept using fresh produce from local farms.
The restaurant presents an extraordinary display of modern cuisine, handcrafted starters, and an elegance that pervades the restaurant's décor and atmosphere. The contemporary cuisine created by the executive chef and his team, is innovative, seasonal, fresh, dynamic, and inspiring.
The morning spread is a well selected combination of fresh fruits and baked goods. All our breads and pastries are prepared on the premises.
We offer a wide range of freshly prepared signature vegetable selections, traditional dishes, grilled meats, fish, soups, salads, and desserts.
Hunters Rest brings you the creativity, technology and service to ensure remarkably smooth meetings and events. For more than four decades, this exclusive destination has built a reputation for comprehensive service and warmth. Experience a rich history expertly combined with the latest technology, making any occasion unforgettable.
Whether you're planning an executive retreat or industry-wide convention, Hunters Rest is the ideal location. With more than 600 square meters of event space and an attentive staff of planning professionals, each detail of your conference is expertly executed. Every function room in our spacious hotel is designed for the perfect occasion.
We have four air-conditioned conference rooms that can accommodate from 20-200 guests or delegates. Our catering facilities will insure that your venue is a great success.
The conference facilities we offer:
• 600 square metres of event space, accommodating up to 200
• Attentive events coordinators and events team
• Wi-Fi access in all public spaces, meeting areas and rooms
• Full on-site catering facilities
Because of its natural beauty, Hunters Rest is a wonderful setting for weddings and other important events. Our popular resort has so many picture perfect photo opportunities and it will make your special day a memorable experience. Professional decorators are utilized and we have a network of wedding coordinators we work with or we can meet with your coordinators. Hunters Rest is well situated to cater for any type of wedding function your heart could desire.
WOODEN GARDEN GAZEBO:
The setting is for a garden wedding and is lovely during the summer months.
SUNDOWNER & OUTLOOK DECK:
This deck is situated in the nature reserve and is a one-of-a-kind setting and the only view point in this area to offer this unique venue for saying your vows. The deck is perfect for an intimate romantic wedding with only a small number of guests. The deck can only accommodate 40 people. Afterwards a reception can be held in any one of our four banquet rooms.
The resort has four conference venues that can accommodate between 20-200 people.
The resort has designated honeymoon suites with extra treats for newlyweds!
The large outdoor patio overlooks the lush gardens and bowling green. We offer snack platters, hot or cold drinks, cocktails and beverages from the bar.
SUNDOWNER DECK IN THE NATURE RESERVE:
For those special occasions we offer sundowner cocktails and hors de oeuvre served overlooking the beautiful Olifantsnek Dam and the Magalies Mountains. We have a limit of 30 people on the deck and advance reservation is necessary.
The resort has an abundance of amenities surrounded by lush gardens to keep the guests occupied. Hunters Rest is a popular family resort where children are well catered for. We want to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable experience. A wide range of recreational facilities include interesting hiking trails up the mountain to the Anglo-Boer war forts and into the adjacent nature reserve. We also offer scenic drives into the reserve and to our sundowner deck overlooking the mountains and Olifantsnek Dam.