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The Orient Private Hotel

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R104, Elandsfontein ( Rural) , Francolin Concervation Area | Crocodile River Valley, Pretoria 1, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words cannot really describe how incredibly amazing this hotel is. We stayed at the top floor's Constantinople and combined with a light lunch, dinner at the Mosaic and breakfast the next morning it's worth traveling to South Africa just for this experience. We truly felt like kings in this majestic castle. So many art works to look at and nooks... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was of the highest standard. The hotel is quite private, the rooms are beautiful and the food is amazing. The beautiful setting and lovely weather adds to the serene nature of this hotel. It is a special retreat for family, friends or couples.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Had the most amazing time at The Orient. We got spoiled from the minute we walked in yesterday for lunch till we left after breakfast. The venue and rooms are exquisite, the food is a work of art and the team is amazing. This was not our first time there and will definitely not be the last. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Restaurant-Mosaic-at-The-Orient/210774718940975

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I spent ages looking for the perfect place to celebrate my 30th birthday with my husband. When I stumbled across the Orient, I knew it would be perfect and it lived up to those very high expectations. The staff did everything in their power to make our stay a special one, including presenting me with a miniature birthday cake that... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

What an experience it was in attention to the smallest detail - from the on-line booking, which was confirmed by personal email and a call two days before our visit, to the guard at the gate expecting us, to the staff on duty directing us to our under-cover parking, to Zené receiving us with a welcoming smile and escorting us... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Only 10 suites, each individually decorated with original art and antiques, this is like entering a private home, albeit with top class service and tranquil surroundings. The collection of pre Republic rolls Royce vehicles and the Tienie Pritchard sculpture museum are bonus ingredients for your stay. The continental breakfast is atypical and enough for almost any appetite. The only negative... More 

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

. We have been telling everybody about our wonderful stay at the Orient and the amazing culinary experience at the Restaurant Mosaic. Every dish presented was a painting of colours and flavours tantalising our taste buds, not to mention the grand wines we enjoyed. We agreed that it was a life changing experience. We LOVED everything about our stay at... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We returned to The Orient after our first visit almost a year ago with a good measure of apprehension, wondering if we would be as impressed as we were then. Alas, we were again overwhelmed by the experience and my earlier comparison to the Rambagh Palace in Jaipur still holds. The entrance to The Orient’s interior is through magnificent double-storey... More 

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Gauteng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

WOW! What a privilege to have stayed and dined at this amazing Boutique Hotel. Physically; so close to Pretoria, but the moment you enter the front gate one is transported to some far away land as the experience comes some beautiful fantasy.....possibly in the Middle East or Morocco and in some parts, the middle of Old Paris! Once a private... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

having just came back from Pretoria, I had to share this awesome experience.Nestled in the Francolin reserve, this gem of an hotel was unbelievable.Between some stunning arts, beautiful deco and great food experience.A big thank you to this great team, Mary & Chantel & their French sommelier Germain.I will for sure be back on my next business trip.

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