About Ipe Tombe Guest Lodge
Ipe Tombe offers warm hospitality, fabulous food and exceptional service. A well established country-style guest house, nestled inside the secure walled off estate of Randjesfontein, surrounded by magnificent park like gardens abundant with wonderful birdlife. Ipe Tombe offers warm hospitality, fabulous food and exceptional service.
Randjesfontein is a high lying pollution free area of gentle rolling & wooded Highveld close to the N1 North/South freeway, making this an ideal location for Corporate Park, NI Business Park, Samrand, Midstream, Randjespark, Olifantsfontein and Midrand areas.
Ipe Tombe has maintained a 4 star grading by TGCSA for the 6th consecutive year and is holding #1 position for Guest House (B&B's/Inns) Accommodation in Midrand.
Ipe Tombe was designed and built along the lines of a mini hotel yet offering the warmth and charm associated with an owner run guest house.
Our bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms are decorated and tastefully furnished with an African flair and the finest attention to detail.
Our in room amenities include:
• Air conditioner
• Stocked mini bar fridge
• TV & DVD player - we have a well stocked DVD library for guest enjoyment
• In room tea / coffee facility
• Electric blanket
• Plenty of fresh towels
• Generous supply of bathroom toiletries
• Wireless internet connection
• Hair dryer
• Extra blankets / pillows
We offer daily housekeeping by well trained and supervised staff.
Our fantastic climate affords guests an opportunity to relax besides a sparkling pool or sit outdoors enjoying a sun downer after a hectic day.
A guest lounge provides a comfortable inside area to rest or chat and our cosy pub and adjoining games/TV room provides a large flat screen TV, pool table and dart board, along with a wide choice of both alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages.
Cigarettes are available from the bar, and smokers can use the lapa area which we heat in the winter. We do have limited rooms with private balconies for our smoking guest please book early to avoid disappointment.
Wining & Dining
A full English breakfast is available cooked fresh to order. Wonderful fluffy omelettes with a choice of fillings are our house specialty. A wide variety of teas, fruit juices, hot and cold milk, hot chocolate and fresh filter coffee is offered with breakfast.
Our eggs are gathered daily from our in house chickens who are kept free range and fed organically. Herbs and vegetables are home grown to the larger extent.
For the not so hungry or guests requiring a late snack we offer a small snack menu between 10:00 am and 21:00. Room service will be provided at no additional delivery / service charge. Each room boasts a stocked mini bar fridge and should guests require additional stock we are happy to oblige. Mini bar prices are the same as in our pub!
Dinner & Lunch:
Light lunches or diners can be arranged at short notice. A set three course dinner menu is available six nights a week and Sunday's too if the weather in not so great. Enjoy delicious food in our lovely dining room, or outside in lapa.
Sunday Night - Braai (Barbeque) Night:
Weather permitting Sunday night is braai night at Ipe Tombe. Relax and enjoy fantastic South African hospitality, excellent food, a glass of good wine and take the opportunity to interact with other guests under our clear African skies.
Choose your meat and we will braai to your liking. Help yourself to wonderful fresh salads, homemade bread and delicious desserts. Whenever possible we try to include game meat with our choices.
Ipe Tombe has a licensed, well stocked pub with a good variety of ice cold beers, wonderful South African wines and an excellent assortment of spirits. We run this as a honesty bar and encourage guests to ‘help themselves’ and simply record their usage in the book provided.
Guests are welcome to invite friends for a drink or a meal and dinner parties or snack platters are easy to arrange. Just give us a little warning and we will cater.
Whatever your reason for heading to Midrand, we are sure that Ipe Tombe will provide the perfect solution to your accommodation requirements. Owner run, Ipe Tombe offers genuine personal service. Our friendly staff aims to make your stay both enjoyable and memorable, whether it is a business or leisure trip.
For the visiting businessman our office can provide fax and copy facilities, and wireless internet in available throughout the guest house. A full laundry service is available.
Airport transfers and local shuttle services can be arranged as well as sightseeing tours.
Situated inside the secure equestrian estate set in magnificent park like gardens we offer a relaxed atmosphere and peace of mind. Ample parking is available and the owners live on site and can be reached 24/7.
This secure location is ideal for visitors to relax and enjoy a stroll or jog in safety and the area boasts 26 km’s of uninterrupted bridle paths. Horse riding can be arranged, but we need a little advanced warning please.