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Woodridge Country Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   R103, Balgowan 3275, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Balgowan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
Nic1980Ahr Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Woodridge Country Hotel and Spa: ISIBIYA RESTAURANT..NATAL MIDLANDS { adjacent to Michaelhouse)..long weekend and everything in the midlands fully booked...managed to get a booking after a last minute cancellation a 4 star country hotel, and spa with dinner bed and breakfast at what is supposed to be their very good restaurant, turned out to be a culinary nightmare>>> Repeatedly advised... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I recently got married at Woodridge Country Hotel. I would like to take this opportunity, & thank the staff & management. It is very difficult to some up my personal experience in a short paragraph, let me try, the venue was amazing, the staff was perfect, the food was out of this world. I had 80 guests at the wedding,... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had our wedding at Woodridge on weekend of 2 and 3 May. I had read some of the reviews on trip advisor and chose to ignore them having gone to the venue and seeing how beautiful the surrounding were and the food was amazing. Having said that the place has huge potential but the complete lack of basic food... More

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We recently spent a weekend at Woodridge and although it wasnt a five star resort we had a lovely stay. The room and bathroom was clean with a comfortable bed and nice size room with a lovely view from the little veranda. The food was tasty, huge portions and yummy desserts. Breakfast was good with perfect poached eggs and good... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

recently visited this place for a 2 night getaway, had a great stay at Woodridge the nature views is lovely, staff was so friendly, helpful and accommodating, dinner was nice especially the lamb shank. Just didn't like the dogs, thanks to everyone for making my weekend.

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Durban, South Africa
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15 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Recently spend 2 nights at this so called 4 star hotel. Reception staff were not interested and seemed to have the attitude that everything was too much for them.Bathroom disgusting full of mould and the basin is an absolute joke.When we opened the room there was a funny smell.TV only had 1 channel after consulting reception I was told that... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We had our wedding day at woodridge country hotel and spa on the 15th of February this year we are from South Africa but live in Zanzibar Tanzania, so we had to plan our wedding from another country, and woodridge prides itself in making wedding planning easy from another country, that is just one of the many things that was... More

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

we arrived at woodridge on 14 Feb for my sons wedding and first impressions were fantastic the setting is amazing and the views breath taking. Unfortunately that's where it started and stopped, from that point on it was a shambles of mismanagement and unorganized chaos, with wrong allocation of rooms room bookings not even on the booking sheet, not a... More

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Should you choose to disregard this advice...be prepared for sloppy and unprofessional service at every turn. From surly, unhelpful and downright rude wedding organisers ( every little request is too much like hard work) to very imaginative billing ( room rates changed on an hourly basis, with single guests being charged double room rates, kiddies meals of hamburgers being charged... More

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Being the best man at my brothers wedding over the the valentines weekend was a great privilege for me. Unfortunately the staff at this wedding venue seemed uninterested in helping out, getting multiple food orders wrong at all tables and a complete disinterest from the staff and management when complaints were made. when the wrong order was brought to the... More

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Address: R103, Balgowan 3275, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Woodridge Country Hotel 4*
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