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Meintjieskop Guest Lodge

145 Eastwood Street | Eastwood, Pretoria 83, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Amazing hosts. Nothing was too much trouble. They looked after us like we were their own. Great setting and in a lovely part of town. Cute shopping centre just down the road and Hatfield Mall is easy walking distance. We went for the rugby and Loftus was just at the bottom of the hill. Great value for $$.

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Sydney, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
59 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Really well located and very friendly hosts in Mercia and Willem. This is an older place but charming and being able to mix with other guests at breakfast and in the common area made for a very pleasant stay. It is fairly close to the Union Buildings and there is a Cafe 41 within walking distance. Again it is a... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nice owner rooms need to be redone, overall the maintenance is lacking and the buildings pool and rooms are needing some TLC, owner friendly and breakfast was ok. Don't walk anywhere in the dark but I guess that's for all of Pretoria overall rating 3 stars.

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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Canada
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134 reviews 134 reviews
128 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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
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13 reviews 13 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
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6 reviews 6 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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10 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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