Magaliesburg Accommodation at The Cradle Rest Guest Farm in Kromdraai
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests30
  • Rooms/Units8

The Cradle Rest is a B&B with self catering option, providing accommodation in Kromdraai for tourists visiting the Magaliesberg region.

About The Cradle Rest

Situated in the Cradle of Humankind (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), The Cradle Rest is between the tranquil Zwartkop Mountains.

The service driven team and friendly farm animals will welcome guests. The Cradle Rest offers comfortable accommodation and personal service, free parking, lots of spaces to relax, BBQ areas, kids play areas, friendly animals as well as a venue and catering kitchen.


All rooms are tastefully furnished and all have en-suite bathrooms. Rooms offer in room tea / coffee trays, clean crisp linen and daily cleaning.

Standard Double Rooms (Sleeps 2):
Garden facing double room with own private bathroom.

Deluxe Double Rooms (Sleeps 3 – 4):
Garden facing rooms furnished with either a double, king or two single beds. Private bathroom.

Family Suites (Sleeps 4 – 6):
Garden facing suite with a private bathroom and a private balcony. Shared kitchen with one other family suite.

Family Cottage (Sleeps 4):
Garden facing cottage with a lounge and kitchen.

The nights offer quiet and an opportunity to enjoy the stars and on colder evening a fireplace or maybe even a bonfire.


Homemade breakfasts and through the day snacks are available at affordable rates. The kitchen is alcohol free and only the freshest Halal and where possible sourced on our farm ingredients are used in all meals.

Activities and Attractions

The farm is situated just 40 minutes from Johannesburg central, 40 minutes from Pretoria Central, 15 minutes from Lanseria Airport and has a host of activities in the area such as:

• Road cycling
• Mountain biking
• Trail running
• Hiking
• Fly fishing
• Hot air ballooning
• The Rhino and Lion Park
• Lots of plant nurseries
• Many unique five star restaurants to please the taste buds
• Wedding venues
• Maropeng Visitor Centre
• Lesedi Cultural Village
• Kromdraai Gold Mine
• Horse riding
• The Wonder Cave
• Canopy tours
• Shooting fun
• Game drives
• Sterkfontein Caves
• Krugersdorp Game Reserve
• A number of spas

The Cradle Rest gives you the opportunity to explore this fun and historical area in and affordable and comfortable way. We look forward to hosting you again and again as you enjoy the area.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Roof deck
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Standard Double Room

Basic Double room with own private bathroom. Garden facing.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Deluxe Double Rooms

Garden facing. Private bathrooms. Double or king Size bed

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Family Cottage

Garden facing, lounge and kitchen. 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Bed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Family Suite A

Garden facing, private bathrooms.; private kitchen; private balcony

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Family Suite B

This room has one double bed and 4 single beds. It has a Private Bathroom. Private kitchen

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewvery good

The place has a beautiful view. They offer country style breakfast which is awesome. The staff are very hospitable. Kids were free to roam around and play worth the farm animals. Lovely getaway. The service we received was brilliant.

January 2016

Ahmed (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Response timeThe Cradle Rest typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Lanseria Airport - 18km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since August 2015

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