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Villa Paradiso is a luxury hotel, estate and conference venue situated a short, twenty minute drive from both Pretoria and fifty minutes from  Johannesburg. Built on the eastern edge of the nature-rich Hartbeespoort Dam, the estate is engulfed by the majestic Magaliesberg mountain range. The convenience of the location, coupled with the overabundance of natural beauty and outdoor leisure activities make Villa Paradiso a prime destination for all manner of events. The world-class facilities cater for beautiful, picturesque weddings, focused conferences, corporate retreats, weekend breaks and extended holidays. Villa Paradiso prides itself on being one of Gauteng’s premier destinations, where the scenery and atmosphere is matched only by the excellent facilities and immaculate service.

The hotel boasts 60 bedrooms, 7 conference venues, 2 banqueting facilities, a  chapel as well as an a la carte restaurant, breakfast room and outdoor boma for casual functions. Our Sunday Lunch Buffet has become a popular event for day visitors and long-term guests alike. The buffet features a variety of fine cuisine to cater for every palate. Come and experience some fine dining and have a look around the beautiful gardens and excellent facilities ahead of booking for your wedding or conference.

Villa Paradiso’s conference facilities are perfectly poised to provide your business and staff with an effective and unforgettable experience. The conference area of the estate comprises of 6 meeting rooms of different sizes, to allow for a wide variety of corporate events. The meeting rooms are fitted with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and catering services are available through the hotel hospitality services. The conference area has been built away from the hotel and has its own dedicated break and recreational areas to allow for privacy. The stunning natural beauty allows for a relaxed atmosphere where groups are afforded time to break away from the hustle bustle of the city and focus on the tasks at hand. Villa Paradiso is a cut above the rest when it comes to hosting a successful conference in the close vicinity of Africa’s financial capital.

Our four star hotel is situated near the waters edge at the foot of a lake. Pristine lawns and English style gardens frame the hotel, which offers a selection of balconies and views from its 60 rooms. Many guests enjoy their downtime lounging around the pool or laying on the sun terrace.  The air-conditioned rooms are private and offer all of the modern luxuries one can expect from a four star resort. All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and a private balcony or patio, which offer spectacular views of either the mountains or the lake.

Fine dining is available on the premises at the excellent La Rouge restaurant. Here, our master chef conjures together enviable feasts consisting of European cuisine with a touch of African influence. The La Rouge Restaurant serves a full English breakfast every morning, a snack menu throughout the day and offers fine dining in the evenings. Sundowners and cocktails are available at the Fire Fly.

The estate has wifi facilities and private parking throughout.

Nearby amenities include:

  • Peaconwood Golf Club - 9.3 km away.
  • Lanseria International Airport - 19.4 km away.
  • Aerial Cableway  1km.
  • Hartbeespoort dam


Our 4 star apartments, overlooking the Magalies Mountain Range and Hartbeespoort Dam are the ideal place to get away from the city. The apartments feature a tranquil swimming pool that is a short ten-minute walk from the Hartbeespoort Dam Cableway. Red hues complement the relaxing décor and all apartments include cable TV and free Wi-Fi in the conference facility. Each has a private balcony and bathroom with a shower.

Corne’s Caterers owns Villa Paradiso. This reputable company has been in business for over 30 years. Corne’s Caterers' head office is situated at the Monument Function Centre in Pretoria.

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