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Glenshiel Hotel

R71 | PO Box 285, 0730, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Haenertsburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary in this lovely spot. we booked one of the executive suites and had a lovely late afternoon glass of champagne in front of the cosy log fire. Service was excellent. Lovely little touches... petals on the dinner table, chocolate mints in the shape of a heart when we went back to... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

My wife 'kidnapped' me for my birthday and took me to this prestigious hotel for some quiet relaxation and spoiling.... and it was absolutely brilliant!! The rave reviews are all true! Great food, great service, great view, stunning gardens, warm atmosphere, cosy fireplace, the whole deal was perfect!! My wife even organized champaign and a fruit/chocolate basket for the room.... More

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Europe
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The Glenshiel Hotel presents itself as a 'country lodge' and that's exactly what it is: a large, rambling farmhouse-style main building with rooms arranged in a courtyard around the back. There aren't very many rooms but they are absolutely huge: a suite, rather than a room is what we had (#4). I suppose it is expensive in the context of... More

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Polokwane, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We stayed at the Glenshiel in October for our anniversary weekend. Hotel OK. Definitely no longer 4star, maybe many years ago. Rooms large and clean, however all the rooms smelled like smoke because of the fire places in the rooms. However we were there during a summer month and it still had that smell. The food was totally average. The... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We had a wonderful getaway and cannot recommend this hotel highly enough. Yes the rooms are tastefully decorated, and the beds delightfully comfortable and the roaring fireplaces inviting BUT what makes the hotel are the staff. Warm, friendly and accommodating of your every need. Meals are a delight and the chef goes out of his way to accommodate the "little"... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

What a stunning place! Huge open fire in beautifully decorated bedrooms, the best linen, incredibly comfortable beds. Staff were unbelievably good. Food delightful, epic breakfast. We will be returning soon-we dropped in on the off chance they would have availability and they were so accommodating! Great price-I would have happily paid double! See you soon and big thank you!

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

If traveling from Pretoria to the Kruger Park area, the Glenshiel Hotel is a nice accommodation along the way. The staff is warm and welcoming. If there is a chill in the air, you will find a roaring fire in your room along with a comfortable bed. There is a nice variety of food and they will even prepare special... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I have stayed at Glenshiel twice in the last six months and my only disappointment is that it was for only one night each time as I used it as a stop on the way to the Kruger Park. the Hotel is located on a hill with magnificent views over the valley. and it's gorgeous when the mist rolls in.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We stayed at Glenshiel for one night on our way to the bush and what a treat. We were arriving late but the staff were extremely accommodating. A delicious 4 course dinner was served on arrival in front of a roaring fire. Service was spot on at all times. Comfortable beds with devine log fires. In the morning a delicious... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

During the long weekend we had a fantastic 3 nights stay at the Glenshield Hotel Great hotel, the hotel did not only had the tranquillity, lovely view, comfortable rooms but also the most professional staff. Thank you to them for making us feel welcome and for the way they went out of their way to accommodate us and our little... More

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Additional Information about Glenshiel Hotel

Address: R71 | PO Box 285, 0730, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Magoebaskloof
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Magoebaskloof
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A luxurious 4 star all-inclusive country Getaway. Relax in style in the heart of the misty Magoebaskloof Mountains. 3.5 hours drive from Johannesburg or 30 minutes from Polokwane. 14 luxury rooms each with a romantic log fireplace and upmarket amenities. 4-course dinners and English breakfast included. Mountain and forest views. Outdoor activities include mountain biking, walking & hiking trails, a canopy tour over the Letaba River Gorge, birding, fly fishing, golfing, picnicking, quad-biking and horseback riding. ... more   less 

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