Finding a place that is ideal for families, couples and even travelling businessmen isn’t hard, but what can be difficult is to find such a place near you where you don’t have to drive for hours to get to your destination or where you want to be. So what can be better than to find a place where you have that truly bushveld atmosphere, as well as warm hospitality from the staff members and the most important thing – comfortable accommodation? The answer? To hear the good news that it is practically situated right under your nose, as the saying goes.
If you might have been wondering what Intsingizi means, here is a quick definition – not that it has or hasn’t got anything to do with the lodge, I don’t know, just something I came upon while writing the article.
Intsingizi is also known as the Southern Ground-Hornbill. It is the bird that is hardly seen flying around and when it is seen, well there are people that has certain beliefs when it comes to this bird. For example: the Zulu communities believe that the bird has the power to bring down rain – so whenever the bird is seen, they will expect heavy rains. The feathers if the Intsingizi were also respected and it was believed that if you would throw it in the river it could rain for a week or more.
Situated in the North Eastern suburbs of Pretoria, Intsingizi Town Lodge is near the well-known Kolonade shopping centre, a hospital and the N4 Highway. You can spend a fun and relaxing day shopping with the family at the biggest flea market in Pretoria, which is only, situated approximately 3km away. if your idea of relaxing is to spend a day next to the river bank, then why not visit the Bon Accord Dam or Roodeplaat Dam – only 10 km away from Intsingizi. And if you’re travelling to and from the airport, you are 5km away from Wonderboom Airport and 70km from O.R. Tambo International.
So now that you know what Intsingizi means and you now where you are situated while staying here, let’s take a quick closer look at the accommodation that you can expect. Intsingizi Lodge offers spacious units each with private bathrooms, thatched roofs and verandas. You will also find a fridge/freezer as well as a microwave in the rooms. More facilities that you can expect includes: the lovely swimming pool for that warm summer days, DSTV and Wi-Fi internet so you can keep up to date with your business or friends and family. You can also enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast that consists of fruit juice, tea and coffee, dry cereals, bread, yoghurt and muesli. There are braai areas available and safe parking.
Insingizi is also perfect for weddings, conferences and small to large functions. There are 2 conference rooms available. Their services also include hiring of catering equipment, as well as tents, chairs, tables and décor, to make your event perfect.
When you book the function venue, included are the following:
- Use of the big screen projector.
- There is a cash bar facility available
- Use of the sound system (just what your party needs to keep going)
- Use of DSTV.
At Intsingizi there is also lots of space for team building activities or even some fun adventure activities for the whole family.
So there you have it in a nutshell. If you are looking for a great place to stay, whether for business purposes or to spend some quality time with friends and family, Intsingizi has it all. And once again, it is situated perfectly.