Thatch and Thorn
Midrand, Eastern Gauteng - Accommodation
Thatch and Thorn in Midrand
This is home to an amazing variety of indigenous birds for observation, or you may watch the contented munching of horses in the paddocks close by. Breakfast caters for all tastes, served on the main patio overlooking the pool and garden whilst dinners can be arranged on request. Beaulieu borders on Kyalami Equestrian Park and the Gauteng Horse Society, where major events in Gauteng take place and boasts delightful walks and bridle trails as well as an extensive bird sanctuary for enthusiasts. A short distance away is the Midrand business district, centrally located between both Johannesburg and Pretoria cities, and close to major highways leading to OR Tambo International Airport or Lanseria Airport. In addition, the completion of the Gautrain Terminal in Midrand will mean a 10-minute drive to the guest house.
Thatch and Thorn has an elegant yet earthy ambience which, combined with the highest standards and personal attention, appeals to the most discerning guests. The guest house attracts visitors from all walks, including equestrian competitors, business men and women, and local and international tourists seeking a more peaceful alternative to busy major centres.
Each suite has been tastefully decorated, with a coordinated colour theme, by a creative young interior designer. Two suites occupy the top level which is open thatch with a private wooden deck, whilst the other two are on the ground level and open onto their own private patios. En-suite bathrooms feature either a walk-in shower or free-standing bath. All rooms are equipped with satellite televisions, safe boxes, wireless Internet access, heaters, fans, tea and coffee facilities, and bar fridges. With the exception of one queen-size bed, all rooms have king-size beds with quality mattresses and pristine white linen, with extra blankets available for chilly Highveld winter nights.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Thatch and Thorn,Midrand, Eastern Gauteng
- Airport Shuttle
- Available Next Weekend
- Available This Weekend
- Credit Card Facilities
- Indoor Fireplace
- Laundry Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Satellite TV
- Swimming Pool
- Auto Racing
- Bicycle Touring
- Bird Watching
- Health & Fitness
- Horse Riding
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 4' 2.7" E / 25° 57' 55.9" S
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Driving to Thatch and Thorn in Midrand, Eastern Gauteng
|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.1 km / Duration: 34 mins|
|1.||Head northwest||0.5 km|
|2.||Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R24/Johannesburg||0.6 km|
|3.||Continue onto R24|
Partial toll road
|4.||Merge onto N12/R24|
|5.||Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2/Kimberley/Germiston/Durban|
|6.||Keep right at the fork, follow signs for N3 N/N1/Pretoria and merge onto N3 Eastern Bypass/N3|
|7.||At the interchange 104-Buccleuch, keep left and follow signs for M1 toward Johannesburg||0.4 km|
|8.||Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 104, follow signs for N1/Pretoria/Polokwane|
|9.||Continue onto N1|
|10.||Take exit 108 for M39/Allandale Road toward Midrand/Grand Central Airport||0.4 km|
|11.||Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Kyalami and merge onto Allandale Rd/M39||4.5 km|
|12.||Turn right onto Pitts Ave/R55|
Continue to follow R55
|13.||Turn left onto Papenfus Dr|
Partial restricted usage road
|14.||Turn right onto Krause Rd|
Destination will be on the left
Nearest Airport & Flights
O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg+ FIND FLIGHT TO Johannesburg
OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.
OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.
Reviews for Thatch and Thorn
Amazing attention to detail. Highly recommended...
A delightful bed and breakfast. Wonderful rooms, good prices and a delightful breakfast. Well worth the stay if you are attending something nearby
Great Service, Great environment
if you if you want a peaceful, tranquil, beautiful surroundings this is the place for you can't say enough love it.
What a surprisingly sweet little place in Kyalami. Really enjoyed the stay and Storm is a wonderful host!!! I would definitely recommend Thatch and Thorn and I would definitely stay there again
"Thatch and thorn"
We had a lovely stay over the past weekend during the SANESA nationals at KEP. Storm is a very gracious host, the rooms were beautiful and well kept, parking safe and literally at your door.
My wife and I have stayed all over SA and this is by far the best B&B/ guest house we've ever been to. The owner, Storm, is so obliging and friendly. The setting is lovely. The rooms are well appointed and better than many hotel rooms. The massive baths especially are amazing. Love it.
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