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Credit Card Facilities Available

Bus Access

Child Friendly

Wheelchair Friendly

Free WIFI

Bicycle Friendly

St Ives lodge is a family owned and run business and is one of the most popular attractions on the Midlands Meander due to its central location and unique offerings. Scenically situated in the Lions River area, it boasts 3 picturesque dams and wildlife such as Zebra, Wildebeest and other Antelope that roam free on the Lush Estate.
This venue is the perfect setting for Weddings, Functions, and Conferences as the venue offers a unique blend of elegance mixed with a homely country style. The Facilities and Professional staff ensure any occasion will a success. St Ives Lodge accommodation and Boma Bar restaurant offers a relaxed escape from the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced lifestyle. Managed and owned by the Bloxham family, they offer a hands-on experience. Their family-friendly facilities attract day visitors to enjoy the relaxing and unique experience.

LODGE: The St Ives Lodge can sleep up to 52 people sharing on bed and breakfast basis. Rates appear on the website listed below.

WEDDINGS: St Ives Wedding Venue is situated in a prime location on the R103 in Lions River in the Glorious KZN Midlands. The main venue can host functions up to 200 people. The 140-hectare Estate is family owned and managed setting it apart from the Rest with a personal touch invested in all aspects of the Estate. We have exquisite crystal chandeliers and glass windows overlooking the largest of the 3 dams.

THE BOMA BAR / RESTAURANT: The BOMA Bar recently opened on site, offering Live music, great food, craft beer, gin counter, big screens for Love Sport, fire pit in the evening, outdoor kids play area, I Hear the Midlands Market on the last Sunday of every month from 9am-12pm, spit braai-Last Sunday of every month, kids pump track close by [bring own bike], walking trails [weekly trail walk/run every Tuesday from 5:15 pm]

ACTIVITIES: On site we offer
Fishing: 3 dams for In-house Guests to fish in. Bringing your own rod and fishing equipment is essential. Half day permit –R50, Full Day Permit R100. Call to make a booking or inquiry as no fishing is permitted on days that weddings take place.
Mountain Biking & Walks: Trails that you can either Cycle or Hike to experience the beauty of the farm.
Bird Watching & Game Viewing: Zebras, Wildebeest & other Antelope
Kids Pump Track: Bring Bikes & Helmets
Picnic Spots: around the dams outdoor, R300 for half day, R500 full day. Bookings are essential.
Kids Play Area at The BOMB

Features & Attractions

SERVICES:

Airport / Bus Transfer

Driver`s Accommodation

Doctor / Nurse available in the area

Pets Allowed

Baby Cot / Crib

Babysitting

Photo Processing

Electric Adapters / Transformers

Room Service

Backup Power Generator

Fax/Photo Copying

Restaurants

Banquet Facilities

Fitness Gym

Pizza & Wine

Sauna / Steam Room / Spa

Bar(s)

Foreign Currency Exchange

Shopping Centre

Beauty Salon

Function Facilities

Souvenir / Gift Shops

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Hotel Safe

Swimming Pool - Children

Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Internet Access

Laundry / Dry Cleaning / Ironing

Car / Motorbike / Bicycle Rental

Library / Reading Room

Travel Booking / Confirmation

Car Park

Lobby Lounge / Bar

Visa Service

Children`s Playground

Non-smoking Rooms / Floors

Poolside Bar

Conference Facilities

Newspapers / Magazines

AMENITIES:

Air-conditioning

Alarm / Clock Radio

Bathroom - Private

Bathroom - Private Shower Only

Baby Cot / Crib

Coffee / Tea making facilities

Cooking Facilities / Utensils

Dining Area & Settings

Daily Newspapers

Dressing Table

Electricity Adaptors

Ensuite

Fridge

Fan

Fireplace

Hair Dryer on Request

Hot & Cold Water

Iron / Ironing Board

Living Room / Sitting Area

Mineral / Bottled Water

Mosquito Nets

Mini Bar

Room Safe

Shared Bathroom

Sofa

Telephone

Toiletries

TV - Local Only

TV - Satellite

Umbrella

Verandah / Balcony

Wardrobe

Internet Access in Room

RECREATION:

Archery

Basketball

Billiards / Snooker / Darts / etc.

Bird-watching

Board / Leisure Games

Boating / Canoeing

Trail Runs or Walks

Cheese Tasting

Children`s Playground

Chocolate Dipping

Craft Beer Tasting

Cultural Experience

Cycling

Epic Karting

Equipment Rental

Fishing

Gin Tasting

Golf / Driving Range

Health Retreat

Horse Encounters

Horse Riding

Mountain Biking/ Pump Tracks/Hiking Trails

Karaoke

Kite Flying

Massage (foot / traditional / etc.)

Nature & Wildlife

Nursery

Obstacle Course

Paintball

Picnic Spots

Putt-Putt

Sailing / Sailboarding

Sport Arena (Netball,Basketball, Hockey, Chess)

Stain Glass Workshops

Table Tennis

Team Building

Tennis

Working Farm

Wine Tasting

Zip-Lining

Zorb Ball

LANGUAGES SPOKEN:

English

Afrikaans

Zulu

German

SHOPPING:

Bags

Shoes

Accessories (Men & Women)

Gifts

Books

Food Items & Other

Toys

Leather shoes

Leather Bags

Clothing

Kids clothing

Stationery

Home Décor

Furniture

Rugs

Crystals

Beads

Jewellery

Hammocks

Pottery

Bath Salts/Essential Oils/Hand Creams/Room Sprays/Body Butter

Cheese

Cheese Tasting

Art Pieces

Paintings

Bone White Clay Ceramics

Craft Beer