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Spend This Weekend At African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection®

With lakeside views that rival most paintings, African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection is a luxury upmarket hotel with spacious, luxury accommodations, fine dining, conference, function and wedding venues, and a spa. Winding down the oak-lined lane where cows graze in green pastures, you will arrive at a haven of peace and tranquility in the hub of South Africa’s economic heartland. Nestling in Irene, the African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection is centrally located between Johannesburg and Pretoria, and a mere 25 minute drive from OR Tambo International Airport. The area has a rich cultural heritage and many national leaders and historic figures have left their mark in Irene. Smuts House is the restored home of General Jan Smuts, a former Prime Minister of South Africa and world statesman. This historical site, as well as other places of interest, can be found in Irene.


  • En suite air-conditioned rooms, exuding the warmth of the comforts of an old countryside manor

  • Rooms include Superior King & Superior loft rooms with a view, Deluxe, Presidential Suites

  • Elegant Executive and Presidential suites feature lounge and plenty of room for ultimate relaxation

  • Satellite TV, LCD flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, electronic laptop safe, work desk, telephones

  • In-room amenities include minibar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities

  • Each room type ranging from Luxury to Presidential have a special view of the surrounding forest

  • This hotel has a smoke-free policy

  • Book 10 or more rooms at this hotel

Break away from the city life – kick back with your family at African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection® and Irene Farm. Both of these venues now boast some great new additions and are definitely worth a weekend visit. Nestled in the historical village of Irene lies these two properties. Those fortunate enough to have already visited will attest to the fact that these gorgeous venues are indeed best described as ‘heaven on earth’ – a fabulous escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

From the moment you drive down the long and winding oak-lined lane leading up to African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection®’s entrance, you’ll feel like you’re being transported to another world. A welcome weekend getaway just a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of the city, it’s hard to imagine such a haven of peace and tranquillity exists.

Boasting with 123 spacious luxurious rooms, they cater for families with interleading rooms as well as for the romantic creating an ultimate date night option. From the moment you arrives they will enjoy an experience like no other. A brand new reception area with an open-plan design ensures a welcoming arrival, as relaxed as possible.

The Silver Rose Lobby Lounge can be found here, offering a high end experience - be sure to taste some of the luxury tea sserved on your next visit. The Meadow Green Restaurant has been extended to allow for more guests to enjoy a fine dining experience while still retaining its famous romantic, luxurious feel.

Enjoy a special evening with your better other half whilst the kids are taken care of by our child-minding services. Just off reception is the stylish River Bar with indoor/ outdoor under roof and deck seating options. Offering guests a more relaxed feel, The River Bar has the most beautiful view of the famous Highveld sunset. A new extended menu offers more relaxed meal options with easy lunches and light evening meals.

Complemented by the award-winning Camdeboo Day Spa mom and dad can book a relaxing treatment whilst the kids are looked after by our child-minding services.


African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection® provides for a wide variety of functions which may include board meetings, presentations, training seminars, conferences, teambuilding events and functions ranging from year-end celebrations, cocktail functions, engagement parties, bridal showers and high teas.

Available Venues for Conferences:

  • Lakeview

  • The Barn (Adjacent Property)

  • St Andrews

  • Executive Boardrooms

  • Suite 101

  • Suite 317

  • Suite 118

  • Meadows

Venues available for functions and events (not available for conferences):

  • Nomadic Tent

  • Meadow Green Terrace

  • Pool Garden

  • The Barn Section B (Adjacent Property)

Conference Equipment and Facilities Available:

  • Equipment

  • Flipchart with Assorted markers

  • Whiteboard with Assorted markers

  • Built-in Data projector

  • Pull down cinema screens

  • Air-conditioning

  • Wireless internet

  • Conference pads and pens

  • Boardroom “buddy” fully stocked with stationery

  • Mineral water, cordials and mints

  • Conference aids and facilities:

  • PA system (additional charge, available on request)

  • Stage (additional charge, available on request)

  • Podium

  • Wheel Chair Friendly

  • Secure Parking

  • Breakaway area(s)

  • Photocopying (available at Reception)

  • Halaal and Kosher Meals (additional charge, available on request)

  • Generator on the premises

  • Additional refreshments are available on request

Camdeboo Day Spa

Aptly named after the White Stinkwood trees that populate the area, Camdeboo Day Spa is the perfect addition to African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection® haven of peace and tranquillity.

An oasis where the main focus is to relax and revive the senses, this award winning spa will have you forgetting the world exists outside of its walls. A range of treatments on offer will help you experience rejuvenation and health through all that nature has to offer with a twist of modern sophistication and luxury.

Four treatment rooms, of which 2 are double rooms, 2 outside gazebo treatment rooms, a techno gym, steam room, sauna, outdoor pool, heated Jacuzzi and restaurant make up this beautiful place.

Our complimentary areas, including the techno gym, are for use of all Camdeboo Day Spa guests as well as African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection® guests, over the age of 16 years old.

The Camdeboo Day Spa restaurant set in a beautiful outdoor garden offers light healthy meals which will compliment your spa experience.

Whether it’s a pretty pamper, a relaxing romantic date or a good excuse for the ladies to get together, Camdeboo Day Spa is the perfect place to do so. Our highly trained therapists and hospitable staff will ensure that you enjoy every moment of your visit.

In addition to our treatment menu, we also stock an exclusive range of beauty therapy products. Our therapists will recommend and assist with products suited to your individual needs.

Operating from 08h00 to 21h00 6 days a week and on Sunday’s we are open from 08h00 to 19h00, you will easily find a time to visit that suites your schedule. We invite you to browse our exclusive offers and treatment menu.

With a philosophy to create a sense of balance with gracious culture steeped in hospitality, where high levels of service and attention to detail guarantee a sense of relaxation and inspiration, Camdeboo Day Spa looks forward to welcoming you.

Across and now connected with an underground subway stands the Irene Farm, which surely needs no introduction. This fully operational dairy farm since 1895 is still owned and operated by the Van der Byl family, making it one of the oldest family-run businesses in South Africa. Irene Farm has never lost its old-world charm and welcomes visitors from near and far. It’s a fabulous family-orientated place to visit.

The famous Irene Farm fountain, now located in the walkway entrance of the farm, is a wonderful spot for the kids to throw a coin in and make a wish. All proceeds are donated to local worthy charities.

The Deli - The old Irene Farm shop has been refurbished. Now named The Deli one can find wonderful eats on offer including delicious fresh bread, cold meats, farmhouse cheeses, sweet and savoury platters as well as home-cooked meals. It’s bigger and better – now even boasting its very own branded Dairy Cow promotional product range.

The Deck - Another exciting addition is the extension to The Deck restaurant which can now seat up to 90 guests. So the next time you want to grab a bite, go and check out their tantalising new menu which offers timeless café classics as well as some new and wonderful tastes. The beverage selection has also expanded now including a refreshing Craft Gin Cocktails Menu.

The Barn - This kid-friendly restaurant recently re-opened after an extensive refurbishment. Not forgetting the little ones, there’s a tasty new kids menu and a brand new kids’ corner complete with a state of the art jungle gym. Be sure to head on over to our cows and get a welcome kiss! So, the next time you want to get away from the rush of city life, but don’t want to spend hours on the road, head on over to Destination Irene. You’ll get to relax, unwind and indulge in great food


Address: Nellmapius Drive,Irene,

Gauteng, South Africa

Phone: +27 12 667 6464

Fax: +27 12 667 6476

+2712 667 4822


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