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Hands On Retreat Craighall

4 Argyle Avenue CRAIGHALL | Sandton, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Ranked #18 of 234 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 3rd time I have been to Hands On Retreat, and the 2nd time I have stayed over. What a treat, as always. Their consistently high standard of service never disappoints. Thank you Karen for the professional yet personal way in which you handled my booking. Thank you to Nomsa, Nnoi and Gloria for our treatments. All of... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Mommy to a busy three year old and also a three month old baby, my husband and I were desperate for a night off! From the moment we checked in, every single staff member were full of smiles and warm welcomes. A lady named Aida, welcomed us to our gorgeous room with a glass of bubbly! The room was stunningly... More

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best and hope to see... More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Thank you Hands on retreat for a relaxing stay. We feel revived and inspired after the full day spa and stay at your top quality venue. The lamb shank parcels were amazing! We would recommend a visit to Hands on retreat to anyone.

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best and hope to see... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I recently spent a wonderful weekend at Hands On Retreat and felt like real royality. Their excellent service, amazing meals and wonderful hospitality made our weekend incredible. Even though we were in the city it felt like we were somewhere far away it was so peaceful and tranquil. The treatments we received were absolutely amazing and had 2 incredible therapists... More

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Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best and hope to see... More

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for a wonderful experience at your SPA on the 14 and 15 March 2014. The atmosphere was just what we needed. A piece of paradise. The competency of the staff was exceptional. We will definitely visit your establishment again soon and refer friends and family. Thanks once again for a... More

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We spent out 2 year anniversary at hands on retreat. It was honestly the perfect weekend, would not have wanted to spend it any other way, the service was incredible, everything was personal. Will definitely be returning and recording hands on retreat to friends and family.

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Hands on Retreat is my perfect place to relax my mind, soothe the soul, and lift my spirit. In a world increasingly cluttered with noise and stress, I visit Hands on Retreat repeatedly as it provides my ideal escape to relax and unwind! Karen and her friendly team, clean pretty rooms and great food....the perfect antidote! 😊

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Our over all impression was very good. The staff are extremely friendly and warm, the food excellent, the accommodation comfortable and clean, very stylishly furnished. The setting feels like you're miles out of the city, when in fact you're in the middle of it.....it's just lovely

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Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

What a delightful find in the very middle of Johannesburg's concrete and tar. Cannot believe that this lush green oasis of calm is just off a major road - you feel like you're far away from the mad bustle of the city. Tinkling windchimes, bubbling stream running through the property, bobbing ducks, plenty of nooks in the shady garden to... More

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

no words can express the great time we spent at Hands on. the staff, service, garden area, food, in fact everything is perfect. its affordable, rooms are spacious and the new restaurant, great set with great food Thank you Hands on Team, i will definately see you later this year

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your review. We really do appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Hands on Retreat we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More

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Address: 4 Argyle Avenue CRAIGHALL | Sandton, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Need "me" or "us" time? This 4 star RETREAT AND SLEEP SPA with a COUNTRY LIKE FEELING IN THE MIDDLE OF SANDTON is just the answer to destress ! Situated only 10 minutes from Sandton and Rosebank Gautrain Station (R80 per transfer). On-site Spa, hair and beauty salon with a coffee shop serving teas, romantic picnic baskets, breakfast, lunch and high teas. Centrally situated to Hyde Park, Randburg, Sandton,Rosebank, Illovo and Parktown. 6 en-suite bedrooms with garden entrance all with shower and bath,mini kitchenette, bar fridge,flat screen TV with built in DVD. Extra length queen sized beds with under floor heating. Outside garden Jacuzzi (weather permitting) Friendly and very helpful staff. Wheel chair friendly. Owner managed.Home away from home. Sorry strictly no children under 13 :( ... more   less 
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