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Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate

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Address: Wemmershoek Road | R301, Paarl 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 867 8000
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Description: Unsurpassed for natural beauty and nestled in the gorgeous Berg River...
Unsurpassed for natural beauty and nestled in the gorgeous Berg River Valley, surrounded by the magnificent Simonsberg Mountains and situated on the banks of the Berg River lies Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate. This beautiful 212-hectare estate incorporates both a tranquil and secure country residential estate and an award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Named the Best Conditioned Golf Course in the Western Cape for 2010, 2011 and 2012 by Golf Digest Magazine and awarded Compleat Golfer's Five Star Experience Award for six consecutive years, it's evident that it does indeed take a legend to make a legend.
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What a beautiful place.

Staying here for the weekend with my son who owns a few properties on the estate . accompanied 8 of the on the golf course for 9 holes this morning. The rain is pouring down non... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Staying here for the weekend with my son who owns a few properties on the estate . accompanied 8 of the on the golf course for 9 holes this morning. The rain is pouring down non stop so I gave up after 9 and went into the clubhouse. This place is superb. Quiet, peaceful and very laid back. The restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

we stayed in one of the golf lodges for a weekend and I must say,best experience by far. Golf course in a league of its own,the Spa great value for money and the staff,wow,they really go out of their way to make sure your stay is 5star. To top of our great weekend away,me and my wife to be, got... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

After nut such an exiting previous experience, we returned and it was pleasant to lovely this time round. The food was fresh and the order executed to the "T". I had the chef's salad of the day, and it was tasty, served pleasing to the eye but not wow. My cocktail was good and the brandy tart that I had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have organised many small corporate golf events in Cape Town and this was the best experience by far. Great course and great people. Thanks team!

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Pearlvalley, Public Relations Manager at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate the compliment. Best wishes from the team at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate More 

Scotland, Maryland
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69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

This review is two parts, the most important piece is the golf course which is truly fantastic. Well designed with classic par threes over water, long winding par fours with multiple bunkers and beautiful par fives with sweeping fairways. All holes are protected by lightning fast greens that are amazing. A risk and reward course and that I would love... More 

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Pearlvalley, Public Relations Manager at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Randancer Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that our award winning golf course lived up to your standards. We have addressed your concerns and taken the necessary steps with our staff regarding your disappointment with guest service. We do trust that you will visit us again... More 

Woodstock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Rented accommodation on the complex which was great .however be warned that even though you may have paid £1000. Yes that's right a thousand notes,the proles on the committee that run the golf club,are nothing short of arrogant 😢. As you are not a member of this exclusive golf club,you are not allowed to practice putting or driving until one... More 

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Pearlvalley, Public Relations Manager at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear RoViking 53 Dear Sir, Thank you for visiting Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate and for taking the time to comment on your experience. As discussed with you during your stay, our practice facilities are for members only. Since you booked your accommodation with an independent entity, we unfortunately cannot take responsibility that the usage of practice facilities weren't... More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We've been to Pearl Valley's restaurant on more than one occasion and always had stellar service, even if the food was sometimes a bit hit-and-miss. Unfortunately, our latest experience has me wondering if it is worthwhile to return to the restaurant. In the restaurant's defense, we were a large group of around 25 people who arrived with very little notice... More 

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Pearlvalley, Public Relations Manager at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for your candid feedback and for bringing your concerns to our attention. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused and for not delivering up to our normal high standards. We take pride in offering our guests an unsurpassed experience in the heart of the Cape Winelands. You are welcome to contact our Food &... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

These facilities might well be some of the best in South Africa but they cannot be used except for 1 hour after paying a green fee. What is the point of boasting about such facilities when they are Not available even to tourists occupying Lodges rented through the Administration. You are free to look and admire such facilities all day... More 

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Pearlvalley, Public Relations Manager at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for visiting Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate and for taking the time to comment on your experience. As discussed with you during your stay, our practice facilities are for members only. However, all golfers are welcome to come and enjoy the driving range and short-game facilities at no extra charge prior to their round of... More 

Holland
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53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Just a great golf course with excellent facilities, good driving range, good practicing facilities, great club house, good pro shop and a wunderful well maintained course. Money well spent for a great day of golf.

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Pearlvalley, Public Relations Manager at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear WallyHolland Thank you for visiting Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate and for taking the time to comment on your experience. We sincerely appreciate your positive feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

...after a round, green fee players are NOT allowed to use the range anymore to finish off the day. Even after a talk with the manager, no solution was offered. Not worth playing again, cancelld our second booking. Course itself certainly well maintained and facilites are above average.

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Pearlvalley, Public Relations Manager at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for visiting Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate and for taking the time to comment on your experience. Our practice facilities are for members only, however all golfers are welcome to use the driving range and short-game facilities for warm up prior to the round at no extra charge. We appreciate your complimentary feedback on the... More 

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