Welcome to Sweethome Lodge

Sweethome Lodge is our new accommodation available for our wedding guests. Conveniently situated on our neighbouring property, with breath taking panoramic views over the surrounding farm lands. Sweethome Lodge is comprised of 9 self-catering rooms and a family room. Each room is fully furnished with an open plan kitchen and lounge area. All rooms have a private front patio and there is a heated pool available for our guests. Sweethome Lodge can cater for 20 guests.

For more information and rates, please contact Carrie Bennet accommodation@sweethomeweddings.co.za



per person sharing
per night



per night



aged 12 years or under may be accommodated on sleeper couches
No ADULTS permitted on sleeper couches (max. 2 children per room)


Rates are self-catering accommodation only.

CHECK-IN after 12h00. CHECK-OUT by 10h00 the following day, unless prior arrangement has been made. On departure please leave the keys in the unit, and close the door.

Full payment is required to confirm your booking

Please note that until payment is received, your booking is not confirmed.

In the event of a cancellation more than 30 days before the date of your stay, all monies paid will be refunded less 10% admin fee.

If a cancellation is made less than 15 days before you are due to arrive only 50% will be refunded.

NOTE: NO refunds will be made in the event of cancellation less than 7 (seven) days before the booked date of arrival.

From Durban

From Durban, take the N3 to PMB

Take the Camperdown off ramp

Turn left at the end of the off ramp; continue until you reach a T-junction.
Turn left onto the R603

Travel for approx 16km, passing Tala Game Reserve and the Eston Club

At the 4-way intersection turn right onto the R624 (Eston/Richmond)

Travel for approx. 1.5 km.
The turning will be on the right hand side signposted “Sweethome Lodge”

Travel along the gravel road and keep left at the old reservoir, continue straight until you reach a sliding gate.  The Lodge is located with in the electric fence area.

From Joburg

From Johannesburg, take the N3 to Durban

Take the Umlaas Rd/ Umbumbulu offramp

Continue on the R603

Travel for approx 18km, passing Tala Game Reserve and the Eston Club

At the 4-way intersection turn right onto the R624 (Eston/Richmond)

Travel for approx. 1km.
The Farm gate will be on your left hand side, sign posted “Hayfields Farm”

Travel down the outside of the electric fence until you reach the workshop gate, turn right and turn immediately right again through the white pillars into the guesthouse parking area

Eston is a thriving community with lots to offer visitors including:

MTB tracks


Ski diving




Wedding Venues


Game Reserves & Spa

All can be arranged on your behalf on request.

The Eston Farmers Club has numerous sports clubs and excellent facilities including:


Clay pigeon shooting









The club house caters daily for meals and is a popular spot to gather over the weekend for the rugby or other major sporting events.

Tala Game Reserve is 5 minutes away, offering guests the opportunity to get a close view of the wildlife, including rhinos.

The Shongweni Market is a popular choice for those looking to do some shopping on a Saturday morning before a wedding at Sweethome, or a good spot for a delicious breakfast/brunch. It is a 30 minute drive and is open from 6am til 11am.

Room 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10
These rooms each have a:

 1 Queen size bed

En suite bathroom


Small dining room area

Room 3 and 4. These rooms are joined and can accommodate four people.  The rooms are separated by a lockable and curtained glass sliding door
The unit has:

Room 3: 2 Single beds (single beds will be charged at full adult rate)

Room4: 1 Queen Size bed

2 Bathrooms

Room 3 has a full Kitchen.

Room 4 has a tea and coffee station only

Small dining room area

Bedding, linen and bath towels are provided

There is cell phone signal but it can be intermittent at times

We have a NO smoking inside & a NO pet policy


All units are furnished and are fully equipped with self-catering facilities.

Staff & Gratuity

The units are serviced.


Please lock valuables away and make use of the security gates and lock doors when going to bed or leaving the property.

In the event of an emergency please contact our Security Company: MAGMA SECURITY 031-7851166 who will respond immediately or contact: Patti 082 7877 484 or Vere 082 775 4696

Further Information

Sweethome Lodge has 8 self-catering units as well as an adjoined unit that sleeps 4.

Should you require any further information or have any queries concerning the information provided in this document, please contact the owners: Carrie Bennet or accommodation@sweethomeweddings.co.za

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