Luxury accommodation in the heart of Gauteng, South Africa’s Economic Capital, the historical village of Irene, Centurion is known for the long and winding oak-lined country lane where cows graze in green pastures, you will arrive at a haven of peace and tranquillity, and you will definitely not think that this hotel is in Centurion, Pretoria or Gauteng for that matter!
With lakeside views to rival most paintings, African Pride Irene Country Lodge is a luxury upmarket hotel, this hotel boasts 74 spacious luxury accommodation rooms, a fine dining restaurant, conference, function and wedding venues, and also boasts a luxurious upmarket day spa called Camdeboo Day Spa.
Irene is a suburb of Centurion which is conveniently situated between Midrand and Pretoria. Making the travel to the Union Buildings in Pretoria a mere 15 min drive away and the travelling to Sandton in Johannesburg a 30 min drive, now with the new Gautrain, Gauteng’s new rail system for “People on the Move” these journeys are even more convenient, Centurion Gautrain station is situated at the Centurion Shopping Centre only a 5 min drive away.
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Those traveling to the Capital to mourn the death of our beloved former President herewith the breakdown of events and dates:
"Madiba passed away in his Houghton home on December 5, after a long illness. President Jacob Zuma declared December 8 to 15 a week of mourning. During this time memorial services will be held in all provinces.
Zuma was announcing the government's plans for the funeral and the week of mourning on Friday afternoon, from the SABC studios in Auckland Park.
Sunday December 8 will be a national day of prayer and reflection. Zuma called on people to gather in places of worship and homes and hold prayer services and mediation, reflecting on Madiba's life and contribution to SA and the world.
The official memorial service will be held on December 10 at FNB Stadium in Soweto. His body will be lying in state at the Union Buildings on December 11 and 12.
The former President Nelson Mandela will be accorded a state funeral and will be laid to rest on December 15 in Qunu, in the Eastern Cape."
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