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Welgekozen Country Lodge

Plot 48 | Ermelo Road, Piet Retief 2380, South Africa
Welgekozen Country Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belsele
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an awesome place. Spacious rooms, clean and nice bathroom. The most friendly people, helping out when needed. A big clean pool, seats, lovely bar. And we could eat diner there. A 3 course meal from the chef. so we did not have to drive anymore the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We booked at the last minute as we were passing through Piet Retief on our way to KZN Natal. It is a lovely lodge with extremely nice rooms. Everything was perfect, and the bar was well stocked with a variety of wines and spirits (R95 for a bottle of decent South African red wine). Should we pass this way again... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Betty and Bob, run a a very charming and beautiful establishment in Piet Retief. Morne, the chef, is a very creative chef, who happily took my request for Asian vegetarian (no meat, fish or eggs) meals and prepared delicious 3 course dinner and warm breakfast . The room (#1) was very comfortable,spacious and well decorated and made for a wonderful... More 

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This guesthouse is one of the best I have stayed in. Wi-Fi is always a must for me and everywhere I went on this property I had very good signal. The food was excellent, Book for Dinner if you decide to stay here. Trust me you will not be disappointed. Very good bed too, slept like a baby. These guys... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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22 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

For business purposes the past 23 years, I have spent many a night in the town of Piet Retief. In this town I have slept and enjoyed the hospitality of most of the "top" B&B's and lodges. Welgekozen was the lodge I enjoyed the most. The architecture of this lovely lodge is stunning, set on well maintained grounds. The rooms... More 

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Benoni South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This was a convenient overnight stop en route to Richards Bay. Easy to find. We were given a "route march" tour of the lodge by Bob (maybe because the soccer was on). The room was a good size and clean. No bath, but large shower. Unfortunately, we couldn't explore the grounds as there was a wedding in progress. Being a... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We stayed here for an overnight stop between Durban and White River. The hotel is ideally located. The room was a good size, very comfortable and very good value. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

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Sydney
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This was a good choice as a stop over on the way to or from the Mapumalanga. The lodge is an attractive Cape Dutch styled building with pretty and spacious grounds. The room we had was modern well appointed and very clean. This is a well run establishment and the location near the N2 shouldn't put travellers off who are... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Although the rooms are quite nice and they are the only ones who got wifi in town, there are some con's with this lodge. The first one is the proximity to the N2 and a Sason petrol station: Every night, a flock of trucks park at roughly 50 meters from the rooms. The noise at night is too much for... More 

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Johannesburg
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Spent a number of weeks on business in October and November 2012. Spotless and spacious rooms with WiFi and DSTV. Rooms are well appointed, lacks nothing. Friendly staff and management, nothing is too much effort. Excellent dining room and meals, good cook. Well stocked bar, good place to entertain colleagues and meet fellow travelers and locals. Pool and grounds are... More 

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