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Aquanzi Lodge

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9 Runnymead Road | Chartwell North Estates, Johannesburg 2055, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and our work, the husband and I was looking for a place to go but still be close to home. Aquanzi Lodge immediately caught our attention and we booked the honeymoon chalet for a long weekend. The chalet is beautiful, it was perfectly set up for a romantic... More 

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad Aquanzi Lodge met your expectations and that we could make your stay a memorable one. Thank you for the compliments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon again. More 

Centurion, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I stayed the weekend in the honeymoon suite, just a short break from the hectic week. The service was excellent and everyone was very friendly. The room was beautiful, and the decorations set up for our arrival really made all the difference. The breakfast was delicious and it was a pity it is still winter, as the... More 

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Aquanzi Lodge. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the room with the decoration, appreciated our service, the breakfast and our friendly staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again in summer when you can enjoy our pool and beach. More 

Woodcote, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I only stayed for 5 nights but would have stayed a lot longer if I could. The lodges were very well furnished with a kitchenette and shower room as well as the normal chairs desk etc. Very friendly staff. On the whole a good place to stay.

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give Aquanzi Lodge a good review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and felt comfortable in your chalet. Maybe next time we can welcome you for a longer stay together with your family. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was an awesome experience - from the reception to the chalets. The decor in the rooms are out of this world and we felt so special and at home. The rose petal heart on the bed was so romantic. One of the most memorable Mothers Days ever.

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy to hear we could make Mother's day memorable for you. We look forward to welcoming you back again sometime. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Thank you for the accommodation was lovely. The bed was comfortable and the area was secluded and safe. The breakfast was very average though for the price we paid. Overall it was good value for money and I do love Chartwell.

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable experience while staying with us. We regret however that you didn't find something suitable at our extensive breakfast buffet offering fresh fruit salad, yoghurts, cereals & muesli, bread & condiments and juice besides the cooked breakfast we served to order.... More 

Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Its a pity we were unable to stay overnight as planned due to emergency at home but the hours spent there will be memorable. The honeymoon suite was absolutely lovely. I wish the toilet was sound proof and had a door for privacy. We are definately coming back to finish what we started

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your brief stay with us even if you did not spend the night. Hopefully on your next stay you will get to enjoy the full experience at Aquanzi Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Polokwane, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

As always the service is excellent. I would just recommend that the thatching in the unit we stayed in (number 3) be attended to. It was raining and it was leaking in two places. Further we will stay at Aquanzi again. Thank you.

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us yet again. Thank you for bringing the leak to our attention, our maintenance staff are looking into this. We look forward to welcoming you back again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

14 to 16th March at Aquanzi Lodge. It was an overall pleasant stay : but the advertisement is quite misleading because it clearly states FREE breakfast! and FREE parking. We had to pay an additional R1200 for our 2 breakfasts! When I expressed my dismay I was met with a nonchalant remark that breakfast was free only when you book... More 

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Thank you for visiting Aquanzi Lodge and taking the time to review our establishment. We regret the misunderstanding, but your booking was a room only booking, indicated on Nightsbridge. Breakfast is an optional extra which you booked upon check in at R 75 per person. We do run a special on stays for 3 nights or more. You would have... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A big thank you for hosting my family and I. Everyone enjoyed the place and we're even along why I didn't organise for two nights. You were very patient with me and my late bookings and changing of rooms. Big ups to Natalie and everyone at Aquanzi.

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. It was a pleasure to host you and we are so glad to hear you had a great time at Aquanzi Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime for a 2 night stay. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Overall a pleasant stay. Grounds are immaculate and we loved the floating hippo head in the swimming pool. Decor in the rondavels is mismatched and confusing as far as the overall theme goes. Ornate bedside lamps combined with "AFRICAN". Framed seashells in the bathroom with an ornate mirror- a mismatch of design. Bathroom basin had no plug and everything (Towels)... More 

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Aquanzi, Manager at Aquanzi Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We welcome constructive criticism, however find it rather disturbing to have been told upon check that a bad Tripadvisor review will be posted, even before seeing our establishment or chalets. It is a pity you didn’t enjoy your stay as much as other guests did. More 

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