The CSIR has obtained reduced rates at the City Lodge Hotel in Lynnwood, Pretoria.
Reservations should be made through e-mail/telephone with:
Mrs Andrea Anderson
City Lodge Lynnwood
Phone: +27 12 471 0300

Please mention in the correspondence with the hotel that the reservation is for the “WGNE meeting organised by the CSIR“. Please also cc Mrs Marelize Moolman ( of the CSIR when corresponding with the hotel.

Details on the rooms are available at City Lodge website.

CSIR will arrange daily transport between the hotel and the CSIR campus for the duration of the meeting. The CSIR North Gate is about 1 km from the hotel. The hotel is situated within a few hundred meters from a shopping mall with some good restaurants and should be a convenient and comfortable place to stay at.

For the WGNE colleagues interested in experiencing a guest house stay in Pretoria, some of the CSIR affiliated guest houses are:
Casa Toscana


Tamboti Lodge

The Falling Feather Inn

Alphine Attitude

Public transport (especially buses etc) are generally not available from these locations. If you do opt to stay at an establishment other than the City Lodge, please be advised that you will have to make use of taxis to travel between these guest houses and the CSIR campus.

Any questions related to accommodation should be sent to Mrs Marelize Moolman of the CSIR (