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Sundown Country Estate

Sundown Country Estate is situated in the greater Pilanesberg region and is a short 12km drive from the Sun City Resort and the malaria-free Big 5 Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The hotel is a well-known icon, and a popular retreat for those looking for a bushveld getaway, offering guests a tranquil environment to while away one’s time sipping a chilled chardonnay at our poolside bar. Sundown Country Estate caters for a broad spectrum of clientele, ranging from the weary FIT guest right through to the larger Groups, Incentive & Corporate Conferencing guest. The conference facilities can accommodate up to 200 delegates and has all of the required equipment necessary.

The hotel is uniquely positioned on a 800ha reserve, which is home to a variety of general plains game such as zebra, giraffe, warthog, impala, healthy bird life … to name a few. A safari on the reserve can be arranged for guests with our friendly and hospitable staff at the main reception. The central guest facilities at Sundown Country Estate includes two indoor dining areas – namely the Aloes Restaurant and the Pilanesberg Restaurant which also has an outside terrace overlooking the swimming pool area. The main indoor bar is a welcome reprieve from the hot African sun, with an extensive variety of chilled beverage to quench one’s thirst. Alternatively, our poolside bar, which overlooks our swimming pool and manicured gardens, is a popular choice for those guests wanting to soak up the sunshine. There is also a gym facility on offer to all guests staying with us, which has a variety of exercise equipment on hand.

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Rates valid from 1st December 2019  – 31th November 2020

  Rates
Bed & Breakfast:  
Standard Rooms per person per night sharing
(168 guests in 42 twin rooms & 42 double rooms)
R 715
Family Rooms per person per night sharing
(74 guests in 3x 3 sleeper rooms & 13x 5 sleeper rooms)
R 715
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast:  
Standard Rooms per person per night sharing
(168 guests in 42 twin rooms & 42 double rooms)
R 845
Family Rooms per person per night sharing
(74 guests in 3x 3 sleeper rooms & 13x 5 sleeper rooms)
R 845


Look at our Special Offers for SA Residents under our special offers section!

Full Day Safari

Special  Rate - R720.00 per person per night sharing

Includes DBB

Valid for travel April, May & June 2020

Sundown Country Estate is situated in the greater Pilanesberg region and is a short 12km drive from the Sun City Resort and the malaria-free Big 5 Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The hotel is a well-known icon, and a popular retreat for those looking for a bushveld getaway, offering guests a tranquil environment to while away one’s time sipping a chilled chardonnay at our poolside bar. Sundown Country Estate caters for a broad spectrum of clientele, ranging from the weary FIT guest right through to the larger Groups, Incentive & Corporate Conferencing guest. The conference facilities can accommodate up to 200 delegates and has all of the required equipment necessary.

The hotel is uniquely positioned on a 800ha reserve, which is home to a variety of general plains game such as zebra, giraffe, warthog, impala, healthy bird life… to name a few. A safari on the reserve can be arranged for guests with our friendly and hospitable staff at the main reception. The central guest facilities at Sundown Country Estate includes two indoor dining areas – namely the Aloes Restaurant and the Pilanesberg Restaurant which also has an outside terrace overlooking the swimming pool area. The main indoor bar is a welcome reprieve from the hot African sun, with an extensive variety of chilled beverage to quench one’s thirst. Alternatively, our poolside bar, which overlooks our swimming pool and manicured gardens, is a popular choice for those guests wanting to soak up the sunshine. There is also a gym facility on offer to all guests staying with us, which has a variety of exercise equipment on hand.

Accommodation at Sundown Country Estate comprises of 42 twin rooms, 42 double rooms and 16 family rooms, offering a generous capacity of 242 beds – all featuring air-conditioning, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facility, mini-safes, hairdryers and in room telephones (communicate to the hotel reception or make an external phone call).

A variety of activities are available through the hotel. Quad biking, horse riding, mini-game drive, mountain biking, are just a few to mention – all of which are conducted on the 800ha reserve that the hotel is situated on. A comprehensive list of these activities can be obtained from the main reception at the hotel.

For most of our guests, the thrill of seeing Africa’s mighty Big 5 is the highlight of their experience whilst staying with us. Sundown Country Estate will also offer guests the opportunity to take part in either a mid-morning, afternoon or full day safari in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Guests will be transferred to the Pilanesberg Reserve whereby they will be greeted by their knowledgeable safari guide – ready to show them the magnificent fauna & flora of this impressive game reserve. The Pilanesberg safaris are conducted through a specific operator which has partnered with the hotel, ensuring that the guests overall experience and expectations are not only met but exceeded. Bookings are on a request basis and all information is obtainable from the main Reception at Sundown Country Estate .

The ever-impressive Sun City Resort which includes the Valley of Waves, Paragliding, golf at the world renown Gary Player GC & Lost City GC, crocodile sanctuary, and the Entertainment Centre, are all within close enough proximity for guests to enjoy.    

Accommodation at Sundown Country Estate comprises of 42 twin rooms, 42 double rooms and 16 family rooms, offering a generous bed capacity of 242 beds – all featuring air-conditioning, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facility, mini-safes, hairdryers and in room telephones (communicate to the hotel reception or make an external phone call).

Room Facilities

  • En- suite bathrooms
  • Bath and shower
  • Flat screen tv
  • Selected DSTV channels
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Amenities
  • Balcony 

Self Catering Rooms

8 x 2 B/Room chalets:

  • This consist of 2 bedrooms with a double bed in each bedroom with 2 single beds in the living room
  • The chalet can sleep maximum of 6 people
  • All children from 6 years are counted as a person
  • We do not count children between the ages of 0 – 5 year

13 x 1 B/Room chalets:

  • This consist of 1 bedroom with a double bed in the bedroom with 1 single bed and 1 single sleeper couch in living room
  • The chalet can sleep maximum 2 adults and 2 children OR 3 adults only (this is due to the sleeper couch which is not suitable for an adult to sleep on)
  • *We do not count children between the ages of 0 – 5 years

Hour Game Drive - R556.00 per person

  • Morning Game Drive (Summer: 05h30 - 08h30 / Winter: 06h00 - 09h00)
  • Mid-Morning Game Drive (Summer & Winter: 09h30 - 12h30)
  • Evening Game Drive (Summer: 16h30 - 19h30 / Winter: 15h30 - 18h30)

Full Day Game Drive - R1226.00 per person

Includes a light lunch and 1 soft drink per person

Children - children under the age of 6 years are not permitted on safari.

On-site: quad biking | mountain bike trails | bush walks | mini-game drives

Other nearby attractions include the Sun City Resort which includes the Valley of Waves, Paragliding, golf at the world renown Gary Player GC & Lost City GC, crocodile sanctuary, and the Entertainment Centre.

O.R. Tambo International Airport

  • Get on R21 - 4 min (1.3 km)
  • Follow R21 to R23 in Glen marais. Take exit 36 from R21 - 6 min (9.9 km)
  • Get on R21 in Tembisa from M57 - 14 min (12.5 km)
  • Drive from N4 to North West. Take exit 169 from N4 - 1 h 34 min (157 km)
  • Follow Ottoman Hwy and R565 to Sundown Ranch Hotel - 22 min (28.7 km)

Sundown Country Estate - R565, Rustenburg, 0301

CONFERENCE FACILITIES

The conference facilities at Sundown Country Estate are multi-functional, catering not only conferences but also gala dinners, cocktail functions, as well as a dance floor. Standard equipment includes, data projector, screen, and flipcharts with pens, extensions, roving microphones, lapel microphones, DVD sound system, overhead projectors, stage as well as notepads and pens.

Our rates are competitive and available on request with a number of package options available. These can include dinner, bed & breakfast, tea & coffee breaks, lunch and bottled water – or if there are specific requirements, let us know and we will put together a true tailor-made package for you.

A wide variety of activities / team building options are available, with the likes of game drives, drumming, archery, quad biking and mountain biking. A comprehensive list of the activities on offer are available on request.

Sundown Country Estate offers delegates a tranquil conference venue and environment, where mind, body and soul can be refreshed – whether it be in the conference room, lazing around the pool or going on a safari.

Come and enjoy the comfort & tranquillity of Sundown Country Estate , a warm and friendly atmosphere awaits you amidst the idyllic peace of the African Bushveld. We have a wide range of facilities to ensure that your stay with us is perfect.

  • Swimming Pool
  • Conferencing Facilities
  • Secure Parking
  • Pool bar
  • On-site restaurant
  • Daily room service
  • Free WiFi

Single Supplement - 30% of the adult sharing rate.

Children

  • Children under the age of 3 years stay free of charge.
  • Children between the ages of 3 & 11 years pay 30% of the adult sharing rate when sharing with two adults.
  • Children ages 12 years and older are considered adults and pay the full applicable adult sharing rate.

Rates Include:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • VAT

Rates Exclude:

  • All meals not stipulated
  • All drinks
  • Curio purchases
  • Items of a personal nature
  • All activities

Terms & Conditions
In order to confirm a booking, a 20% non-refundable deposit is required.
Full payment of the balance due is required

7 days prior to guests arrival, unless the booking is made within 30 days of travel dates whereby the full payment is re-quired to confirm the booking.

Cancellation policy is as follows:

  • 45 and 31 days prior to arrival - 30% of the total amount is due
  • 30 and 15 days prior to arrival - 50% of the total amount is due
  • 14 and 0 days prior to arrival - 90% of the total amount is due

*the lodge reserves the right to restrict one night bookings over all weekends, peak periods & public holidays.

Check in time - 14:00

Check out time - 11:00

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