Forum Homini Boutique Hotel

Letamo Game Estate, Bartlet Road, Mogale City
from/per night R4230.00

About Forum Homini Boutique Hotel

Located in the private The Cradle of Humankind Game Reserve, only 40 minutes from Johannesburg and Pretoria, one can find this unique five star boutique hotel - Forum Homini Boutique Hotel.

Situated in one of the world's most famous heritage sites, the Forum Homini Boutique Hotel is set in a landscape that is both solemn and poetic. Guests can enjoy the lovely views of the valley from the luxury rooms / suites which boast rooms covered in African veld.

Guests can expect to experience an almost cave-like stay with this hotel's unique design, which has a slightly subterranean feel with grassveld up the walls.


The hotel is divided into the following suites / room types:

  •     Luxury Caves
  •     The Honeymoon Suite
  •     The Presidential Suite

All suites / room types are non-smoking and feature the following:

  •     King size beds (twin bed options)
  •     Satellite television
  •     DVD / CD Player
  •     Tea / Coffee making facilities
  •     Mini bar (stocked with basic stock or guests preferences)

    Full bathroom including:

  •     His and hers wash basins
  •     Bath with veld / bush views
  •     Indoor / outdoor double door glass shower
  •     Digital safe
  •     Custom made gas fireplaces
  •     Under-floor heating
  •     Air-conditioning (individually controlled)
  •     Internet connectivity
  •     Direct dial telephone lines (local and international)

Luxury Caves

The 12 luxury cave-chi suites have been carved into the landscape and boats well designed roofs that are covered in an African veld. The decor has been tastefully done with rich wood and silken fabrics. A romantic setting is created with the luscious king size bed with a silk canopy nestled above. Guests who fancy an outdoor shower can access the shower through the waterfall of sparkling coloured beds that cascade over the door. The lounge in the luxury cave leads onto a lavish bath, suitable for 2, overlooking the bushveld. All this is complimented by the glass encased fireplace and stalactite shapes that provide a soft haze light in the suites.

The Honeymoon Suite

A perfect setting that is both secluded and romantic; the Honeymoon Suite offers silk curtains surrounding the spa bath area and a lavish canopy nestling above the king size bed.

In-suite dining by the fireside dining room, with a bird viewing window, adds to the romance.

The Presidential Suite

The Presidential Suite boasts the standard amenities plus a boardroom that is able to seat up to 8 people. The double showers available open onto a private garden that offers a small splash pool as the centre piece. The Presidential Suite is ideal for a romantic evening or small executive meetings.


The roots gourmet restaurant, a renowned top fine dining restaurant, is an extension to the Forum Homini Boutique Hotel. Guests who visit the restaurant can expect to indulge and enjoy delicious meals inspired by African, Asian and French influences.

The menus are well designed and are changed daily to include six-course dinner and four-course lunch menus known as menu degustation.

Each dish is prepared with passion, flair and creativity in mind. Dishes are is served with an option of course-matched wines to compliment each dish and to satisfy the sensitive or discerning palate.

All the wines served are available from the restaurant's cellar, each handpicked from a selection of South Africa wines.

Wine Cellar

South African wines including Hamilton Russell, Rustenberg and Cedarberg as well as a range of selected wines and champagnes from France, are some of the wines one can expect to be served from the cellar - each wine and champagne has been carefully selected to compliment the style and concept at roots restaurant.

Forum Homini Boutique Hotel philosophy is to establish a partnership with a selected range of wine estates to continue the common passion in wine.


There are activities available at both the Forum Homini Boutique Hotel and nearby.

Activities available at the hotel include:

  •     Sound therapy
  •     Tai chi / Yoga
  •     Interactive cooking sessions
  •     Tea Ceremonies
  •     Wine & Whiskey tastings

For group activities, a minimum group requirement of 12 people, subject to availability and prior bookings is essential.

Activities available nearby include:

  •     Journey through the evolution of life by exploring the new world-renowned Maropeng Visitor Attraction
  •     Sterkfontein caves - where Mrs Ples & Little Foot were found
  •     Wonder caves and Wonder caves Observatory for night star gazing
  •     Rhino and Lion Nature reserve for game viewings; lion, wild dog & cheetah feedings; live snake displays and an animal crèche
  •     Palaeo Tours offer private visits to three hominid fossil sites within The Cradle of Humankind and palaeonthologists are on-hand to discuss the fossil findings.
  •     Wild Cave adventures offers abseiling and climbing inside the caves
  •     Visits to Lesedi Cultural Village for traditional dancing and tours around the villages. Wander through a craft market with hand crafter ware by local residents
  •     Ngwenya glass factory
  •     Brookwood estate Trout farm
  •     Balloon safaris

Access and Transfers

From Johannesburg

    Take the N1 South (Western Bypass)
    Take 14th Avenue off ramp
    Turn right at the traffic lights, passing under the highway
    Turn right again onto Hendrik Potgieter Road (M47)
    Follow this road until you get to the R28/N14 Intersection where you will see a Sasol Garage.
    Continue straight over the traffic lights and the M47 becomes the N14 to Ventersdorp
    Travel approximately 6 kilometres and turn right at the Bartlett Road

From Pretoria

    Take the N14 from Pretoria until you get to the R28/N14 Intersection. The Sasol Garage will be in front of you.
    Turn right continuing on the N14 to Ventersdorp
    Travel approximately 6 kilometres and turn right at the Bartlett Road


Room Types

Standard Luxury Suite

  • 12 Standard Luxury Suite
R4230From/Per night


Deluxe Suite

  • Deluxe Suite
R4740From/Per night


Presidential and Honeymoon Suites

  • Presidential and Honeymoon Suites
R5540From/Per night