Spanning over 46 acres of land, Birchwood is South Africa’s largest independent hotel & conference centre capable of hosting over 5 000 delegates at once.10 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport and easily accessible from three major highways, Birchwood is a conveniently located venue for all commuters. In addition to this, Birchwood also offers a complimentary shuttle service during scheduled times to and from the airport as well as the nearby East Rand Mall shopping center. For recreational activities, Birchwood Hotel is surrounded by numerous shopping attractions as well as three golf courses and a casino. On the property there are a host of on-site facilities which include squash, gym, spa and a swimming pool. There are two restaurants on site.


All accommodation has to be booked directly with the hotel of choice.  Please note that no block booking of accommodation has been made by the organisers at any hotel.

The following accommodation options are available on site:

Siverbirch Hotel****

The 235 four-star accommodation rooms are equipped for the modern business traveller.

Birchwood Hotel*** 

Birchwood accommodation rooms are suitable for your larger conference groups, requiring a multiple-day stay.  All 334 Birchwood rooms are conveniently located in close proximity to the larger conference venues ensuring you don’t miss any detail of your meeting or event.

ValuStay @ Birchwood Hotel***

ValuStay @ Birchwood offers simplicity, comfort, and excellent value for money near OR Tambo International Airport. An affordable, comfortable offering for budget and group travelers.

Airport Shuttles

Delegates have to arrange their own transport from OR Tambo International Airport to Birchwood, as well as from other hotels to the conference venue, should they wish not to book accommodation at the Birchwood Hotel.  When you do the booking, please check with the relevant hotel what (if any) the cost of a shuttle or taxi service would cost.

The Birchwood Hotel offers a complementary shuttle service between the airport and the hotel from 13:30 to 22:10 every day. Please click here to see information about this shuttle service. The shuttle can be booked outside the scheduled times at R180 per trip.


There are five restaurants on site. Please see the venue brochure for more information.

Physical Location

Viewpoint Road, Bartlett, Boksburg, South Africa

GPS: 26°10’40″S 28°14’53″E