Forum Homini Hotel, Protea Ridge
|Kromdraai, R540 (Off N14, 1732, Protea Ridge, Gauteng, SOUTH AFRICA.|
Description: Forum Homini HotelLocated in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind, Forum Homini Hotel is situated in a private game estate, and consists of eco-friendly cave-chic rooms and suites, cut into the ground and with earth-friendly grass-covered roofs. Forum Homini Hotel offers luxurious cave-style accommodation, top-class gourmet cuisine and an extensive range of facilities and experiences in a spectacular natural setting.
Ideal for guests seeking unique outdoor experiences, honeymooners, or business travellers seeking a unique setting for meetings, conferences or presentations, Forum Homini offers a magnificent range of on-site activities, including tours through the Cradle of Mankind, visits to the Sterkfontein Cave or palaeo tours with renowned palaeontologists. Other possibilities include rhino and lion nature reserve safaris, canopy tours and even hot-air ballooning. The hotel boasts a large outdoor pool, and in-room massages can be arranged on request.
Forum Homini Hotel's Roots Restaurant was one of the first restaurants on the continent to serve gourmet toasting menus, and serves contemporary, modern cuisine with a South African twist. Guests can expect fascinating menus based on fresh, locally sourced natural ingredients and exciting tastes and flavours, perfectly matched with an excellent selection of wines from South Africa's top wine estates. Vegetarian and special diet regimes can also be catered for.
Type of rooms: Forum Homini HotelStandard suites:
The ten luxury suites feature a double indoor and outdoor shower and a lounge area with oval bath. Suite size 53 sq m.
The two Deluxe Suites are air-conditioned and feature a fireplace. They also include a seating area with a flat-screen satellite TV and DVD player. Complete with slippers, bathrobes and complimentary toiletries, the private bathroom has double indoor and outdoor showers. Additional features include an oval bath in the lounge, and a private outdoor Jacuzzi. Suite size 52 sq m.
This spacious luxury suite has a private garden with splash pool, a double indoor and outdoor shower, a lounge area and a spa bath. Ideal for executive stay overs or special occasions, the dining room table has space for eight guests. One large double bed. Suite size 71 sq m.
The romantic Honeymoon Suite features a private dining area for two, a luxurious spa bath, and a double indoor and outdoor shower. One large double bed. Suite size 96 sq m.
Each cave-chic room is cut into the earth with eco-friendly grass-covered roofs. All suites feature fireplaces and stalactite lights; double indoor/outdoor shower. All rates include accommodation, a six-course dinner and a five-course breakfast for two guests per night.
Additional information: Forum Homini Hotel
Lanseria International Airport is served by a small number of regional flights. O.R. Tambo International Airport is 77,2 kms from the hotel.
Airport transfers and shuttle services are available on request. Charges apply.
Children cannot be accommodated at Forum Homini Hotel.
Number of rooms: 14
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2005.
Languages spoken: English, Afrikaans.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms. This property also has a designated smoking area.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club.
Restaurant closed: Breakfast is served from 07:00am.
Lunch is served daily from Monday to Saturday, from 12 noon (12:30pm. on Sundays).
Dinner is served from Monday to Thursday from 19:00pm.
GPS Coordinates: 26° 1' 20.31'' S 27° 46' 55.47'' E
Nearest airport: Lanseria International Airport - 28,5 km.