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The Feathered Nest

Certificate of Excellence
Boons, Magaliesburg, South Africa
The Feathered Nest
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a nice romantic weekend getaway and The Feathered Nest fits the bill perfectly! Not too far from Johannesburg, this place really defines the term ‘hidden gem’! The cottages are very private and beautifully furnished with a fireplace which was perfect for winter. Very clean with attention to details like a personalised welcome note and chocolates at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Relaxing get away on a real farm. Cows, goats, turkeys, chickens, ducks. The owl rehabilitation area is special. Lovely accommodation with wood fires and outdoor showers. Great food. Attention to detail by very attentive hosts.

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Welkom, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

What a fantastic place! The hosts were absolutely amazing, very attentative to their guests needs. Marion has been blessed with an amazing gift of making the most inviting and gorgeous food! Martin is very dedicated to conservation of especially eagle and owls, El Be is a gem of a host nothing slips passed her! She is very accomodating to her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The level of service at this place is amazing. They go all out to make you comfortable. We were allowed to bring our little dog, and they were so nice to him. The cottages are really beautiful, you'll sleep like a baby in them. Pool is great, bar is well stocked and the food is amazing. Really top class. The... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The Featherd Nest is one of those places that South Africa seems to excel at, but this is one of the best. My wife and I are regular visitors to SA (my sister lives in Joburg) and we have stayed on a number of guest farms, but none quite like this one. The cottages are lovely and clean,well maintained and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place is a gem - we stayed there after a weekend in the Pilanesberg to celebrate my wife's birthday. Our hosts, Marion, Martin & EL-Bé, are simply magnificent. The food is beyond gourmand and our room, Batis, is better than most 5-star hotels. We will be back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Using the title "rare find" is certainly the desire to hit a chord, as this is an Amazing place!. To think that one can find superb tranquility almost on your doorstep, just 90 minutes out of the city. From our arrival to departure The Feathered Nest did not disappoint. The absolute attention to detail in every aspect of the place... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Beautiful setting, gourmet food, amazing people, we had the most amazing time. It was like visiting special friends. Highly recommended for a weekend away. They also rehabilitate Owls and various other birds. The Ani als there were so friendly it felt like home. Thank you. Richard and Yvonne Mitchell.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I don't rate anything 'the best' lightly, but last weekend I experienced the best getaway I've ever experienced in 25 odd years; from the very first meeting of Martin at the gate, Marion's kind attention to detail in welcoming us and preparing the most amazing meal in luxurious surroundings in the bush and El-Bé's easy, friendly socialising with us as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Exceptionally friendly staff and management, very welcoming. Amazingly luxurious facilities, accommodation and food with special attention given to detail and utmost quality. A definite return-to place in my book!

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featherednestguest, Owner at The Feathered Nest, responded to this review

Thank you for an amazing review. Looking forward to your next visit in Feb 2015 Marion, Martin and EL-Bé More 

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