Congratulations on your Engagement

Thank you for considering Platrand Lodge. It is our pleasure to present our beautiful wedding venue. Conveniently situated only 6 km south of Ladysmith and minutes away from the Central Berg lies Platrand Lodge.

A place that is unique in every way, intimate and stylish, warm and welcoming with awesome nature beauty and tranquillity. The perfect place to celebrate your special day

The Banket Room 2020

With a state-of-the-art sound equipment to keep your guest on the dance floor, it can accomdate up to 250 people & also has a build-in buffet setting. The room has an inter-leading door which leads straight into the “Isibaya Bar”. The Banket room also has beautiful white colonial style doors which open to the beautiful views which Platrand Lodge is well known for. This room can be draped fully, or spider draped both with fairy lights to give the room an intimated and romantic feeling.

The cost of hiring the venue is only R 10 000.00 this included the following:

•White Chair covers with Tiebacks & Overlays (only the colours that we have) or

• Vintage hand-crafted wooden long tables and Chairs

• Draping of the bridal table with Fairy lights

• Setting up of the venue (cutlery, crockery, glasses, etc)

• As well as the Honeymoon suite on the wedding day

• Breakfast the next morning served inside the honeymoon suite if requested.
Addition to the hiring fee of R 2000.00 refundable breakage & damage deposit is required.
The food is not included in the venue fee either it is an extra charge. See below for more details.

Garden Wedding 2020– R 1500.00

(please note this option is only available if you are taking the reception venue)
With the magnificent summer green views, tranquillity, and bushveld sounds we will make your wedding special & unique.
We provided a gazebo which is draped according to the colours of your wedding. The garden, little stream, lounge, Historical Burgher memorial & swimming pool make magnificent photo opportunities for any photographer to capture that special moments. The cost of the garden wedding is stated below, if you are making use of our wedding venue.
We can also decorate the gazebo with flowers
(at an extra charge).

Bush Wedding 2020 – R 2500.00

Should you like something different, why not say you’re I DO`s in the African Bush.
3680ha of Malaria Free Bush to pick from!

The “Isibaya” Bar

It is a fully licensed bar and has a variety of wines, beers, hard liquor and soft drinks for you to choose from. Please feel free to discuss your requirements with us. Kindly ask for the most recent wine list & other drinks pricelist. We do offer a choice of two different bar facilities: • Cash Bar Option Guest pay for their own drinks; we supply the sparkling wine/ or wine at the table on your cost • Limited /Open Bar Option You give us the amount available for the bar tab, for your guests, we monitor it closely and give you hourly report backs on what the tab is sitting on. Please note: Corkage Charge is R 35.00 per bottle of wine or sparkling wine. Hard liquor will be charged a corkage fee per tot.

Extras not included

Please budget for the following service providers: Minister, Florist, Photographer, Video/DVD, DJ, extra chairs & chair covers if it’s a garden wedding. Candles, guest seating plan, gifts, hair & makeup artist, the menus on the table and wedding cake. We can provide you a list of providers upon requested that can assist you with the above.

Please note the following –

No Outside Drinks (alcohol or not are allowed) The total Guest Booked for will be catered for and allowed in the hall – No extra guests will be allowed. Failing thus the wedding will be stopped and the breakage deposit of R 2000 will be kept by the Lodge Please note that our end time is 00h00 hours, for every extra hour open after that you will be charged R 1000.00(p/h) This must be prearranged. The Total Amount of the Wedding must be settled 2 days before the wedding, with proof of payment emailed to us, if not we will not be able to proceed with the wedding. Final Numbers of the wedding to be given to us 14 days prior to the wedding. To hold the date, you selected a deposit of R 10000.00 to be paid Any cancelation from your side, only 25% of this amount will be paid back should a similar not get booked for that date.


We have taken the liberty of including our rooming list, should you require accommodation for your guest. Kindly reserve accommodation with reception, it is advisable to book in advanced to avoid disappointment.
A Breakfast Buffet is available at R90 per person and R45 for children under 12.

Rates are as follow: (2019)

Standard Single R590.00
Double R 720.00
Presidential Single R 950.00
Double R1180.00
Deluxe Single R 720.00
Double R 920.00
All our rooms have their own secured undercover parking, air conditioner, hair dryer, selected DSTV channels, tea/coffee facilities, room service.
Our deluxe rooms have a mini bar fridge and their own private veranda area.

A Breakfast buffet is R90.00 per person extra.
The Cottage is a 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom house. With the bush veldt on your porch, game surrounding you and a BOMA fire it is the ideal place to end a long day.

The Cottage is one of the original old stone farm houses with a thatch roof. The guests have a lovely lounge and a self-catering kitchen.

Our aim is to ensure that your wedding is an unforgettable experience, please feel free to make an appointment with us to see our beautiful venue and ground.
Phone: 036 6310204
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