Thatch and Thorn Guest House in Midrand

Thatch and Thorn

Guest House at 479 Krause Street, Beaulieu, Kyalami, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests11
  • Units/Rooms4

About Thatch and Thorn

Thatch and Thorn is set in spacious surroundings within the tranquil and secure Beaulieu ('a beautiful place'), Country Estate, home to many equestrian lovers and bordering Kyalami Equestrian Park / GHS, where the major events in Gauteng take place.

The estate boasts delightful walks and bridle trails as well as an extensive bird sanctuary for enthusiasts. The guest house itself opens out to an abundant, leafy garden, also home to a variety of indigenous birdlife.


Each suite has been tastefully decorated with a co-ordinated colour theme, by a creative young interior designer. Two suites occupy the top level which is open thatch with a private wooden deck, whilst the other two are on the ground level and open onto their own private patios.

They all have en-suite bathrooms with either shower or bath, satellite television, safe boxes, wireless internet access, heaters, fans, tea and coffee facilities and bar fridge. Beds range from twin to king with an emphasis on quality mattresses, linen, duvets and pillows to provide the utmost comfort. Extra blankets and hotwater bottles are provided for chilly highveldt winters.

Guests are welcome to relax on the patio or in the garden and make use of the sun loungers and pool. Refreshments may be ordered from the staff on duty.


Rates include breakfast and we provide a selection of cereals, muesli and fresh fruit as well as a traditional English breakfast with tea, coffee, fruit juice, toast etc. Your rate is discounted if you don’t require breakfast.

From the chef’s table, available on request booked the morning before for an additional charge. Special dinners or a braai (barbeque), for groups by prior arrangement.

Lunch Packs:
On request booked in advance and collected at breakfast.

Services and Facilities

All suites have a laundry basket and guests staying for more than two nights can have their laundry washed and ironed (charges apply). A dry cleaner / laundry is also located at the nearby Crowthorne Shopping Centre.

Wireless Internet:
An access code will be provided on request but large downloads will be charged. Internet / email facilities are available in the office.

Activities and Attractions

The bridle paths are locked for security reasons but you may request a gate remote if you wish to take a walk on one of the many trails.

The garden has an abundant range of indigenous birdlife and the Bird Sanctuary equipped with many 'hides' is within walking distance.

Horse Riding:
Horses are stabled on the property and outrides can be arranged with the owner for experienced riders.

Other Services

We are happy to arrange any of the following on our guests’ behalf:
• Airport transfers
• Care hire
• Taxis
• Tours

More / Rooms & Rates / Reviews / Map & Directions / Booking Enquiry

Find out more about Kyalami or view things to do in Midrand. Please let us know how you enjoyed your stay by leaving a review.


In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 1300
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.96561388888889
Longitude: 28.067472221555555

Closest airport(s)
Lanseria Airport - 17km
OR Tambo International - 25km

Children policy
Children 10 years and older are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 12h00 to 20h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
September 2010 - 4 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Thatch and Thorn is a beautiful place, very relaxing. Wonderful stay, made to feel most welcome. Nothing is too much for...

Bob & Alison Livingstone, Colchester, UK Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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