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Meintjieskop Guest Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   145 Eastwood Street | Eastwood, Pretoria 83, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We arrived in Pretoria in June enroute to a safari trip in southern Africa. Our bags had been lost in a huge computer malfunction in Heathrow. BA was in chaos. We had 3 days with Mercia and Willem and they did all they could do help us while providing comfortable and restorative accommodation. Mercia in particular really helped us by... More

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119 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We are a retired French couple from Canada (Montreal) and traveled South Africa during 2 months renting 31 different lodgings. This one was # 2. This is a very beautiful house with pool and enjoyable common areas. We had a room in the extension beside the house called ‘’Colonial’’. Superb!! Excellent bathroom, comfortable big bed. No AC but the ceiling... More

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This place definitely deserves it's rating of 9.2. Situated in the Eastwood district of Pretoria, just 600 metres east of the Union Buildings and just up the hill from Cafe41, which I have also reviewed. The greeting was warm and friendly, the room was clean and bright, we stayed in Colonial 2, there was even a small fridge in the... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I was overwhelemed by the freindlyness of the owners. I am vegan and Merci cooked the first time in her life vegan. It was so well done! Great - I was positively overwhelmed and when I come back to Pretoria I will exchange vegan food idas with Merci. Willem did everything to make me feel comfortable and every morning I... More

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Rome, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The Guest House is run by a couple of South Africans: Merci and Willem. They are lovely people, open minded, discrete and very warm. The location is a few hundred meters from the Union Building, in a quiet and safe residential area. The rooms are surprisingly spacious and comfortable, with a very natural vintage style. Very large beds. Garden and... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

A lovely spacious room with a balcony overlooking the pool, very thoughtful and friendly hosts who show the best of Afrikaaner hospitality. They make you feel like a guest in their home and not just customers. The proximity to the centre of town makes it very conveniently located. The most impressive thing is the beautiful wooden floored bathroom with a... More

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new york
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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2011

My parents stayed here while visiting me in Pretoria. They raved about Mercia and Willem Steenkamp's excellent service, especially the fabulous breakfasts. The guesthouse is ideally located, within walking distance to the Union Buildings, Hatfield and the embassies, in a beautiful, safe part of town. The building itself is beautifully furnished with a pool and lots of space to lounge... More

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fort walton beach, florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2007

Willem and Marcia Steenkamp and family are superb hosts! Even though we spent just one night, they were welcoming, made a great dinner, and their son drove us to the station next day. If you want to learn how an Afrikaaner family has adapted to the inevitable changes in S. Africa, they are thoughtful, and interesting people. Plus, we loved... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2006

I stayed at Meintjieskop for several weeks during consulting jobs in South Africa. The hosts are a true delight and are always on hand to see to your every need while still giving you space if needed. They are very willing to give you guidance in travelling or in my case living in Pretoria. It is very spacious and clean,... More

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Address: 145 Eastwood Street | Eastwood, Pretoria 83, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Meintjieskop Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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