Magaliesberg Accommodation at The Cradle Rest Guest Farm in Kromdraai

The Cradle Rest

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at Plot 13, Kromdraai Road, Kromdraai, 1739, Magaliesberg, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests30
  • Units/Rooms8

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.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • 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
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 1000
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.032572
Longitude: 27.752162

Closest airport(s)
Lanseria Airport - 18km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on
August 2015 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

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...

Ahmed, Johannesburg Travellers' Rating

Very Good

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