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Whispering Pines Country Estate

PO Box 411,, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
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Whispering Pines Country Estate
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Benoni, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service the staff made us fell so loved. food was amazing supper we had a 3 course meal that was out of this world. loved the trails we did. Felt so homely. had a good break will be back. Loved fireplace

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Congratulations on your wedding and thank you for choosing Whispering Pines for your honeymoon. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing cottages, excellent food and a quiet and peaceful weekend getaway. Loved the long walks in a natural setting, the privacy, the romantic fireplace and the excellent service provided by Heinrich and staff

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are pleased you had a relaxing stay and hope to see you again to experience lazy summer days.. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous Lodge, very romantic and excellent dining !! The staff are very welcoming, big thank you to Heinrich (GM) and Jessica (Duty Manager) for making out stay extra special. Would highly recommend Whispering Pines for a romantic and relaxing get away !!!

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Hi Tandi Thank you so much for sharing your "Gorgeous" comments on your recent stay at Whispering Pines. We look forward to welcoming you again sometime soon. Warm regards Helen More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is the ideal place to break away from city life - tranquillity in a woodland setting. The service was very good - thanks Jessica for creating a lovely stay. The fireplace in our cottage was ideal to combat the cold and creating a warm and romantic ambience. We have enjoyed the fine dining and the pampering at the Wellness... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Hi Annemarie, thank you for sharing your experience with us, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards Helen More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Everything was just absolutely amazing and special. Thank you Henrich for all your trouble and effort. It was lovely meeting you. The food blew my mind and I had a little love affair with the panna cotta. I would definitely return to this beautiful place.

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Hi Justine, we are pleased you had a wonderful stay and thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards from the team at Whispering Pines. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

What a gem we found! This is a place to relax and unwind and to get away from it all. The grounds are beautiful, the trees proudly display all the warm colours of nature. The staff is friendly, the cottages very warm and cozy and time simply stands still here. The food is most enjoyable and the service fast and... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear WilnaS, thank you for sharing your experience with us. Its hard to beat relaxing time around a fireplace in the tranquility of the country. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again, maybe to enjoy lazy summer days in the hammocks and outdoors in summer. Warm regards Helen More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The setting is nice with interesting and well marked walking trails. Each chalet is free standing and has adequate privacy. However our chalet (#10) left some to be desired. Furnishings felt dated and tired. There was no underfloor heating. But more concerning, the railing at the patio was loose. I mean, barely-held-by-one-loose-nail, kind of rickety ramshackle loose. I leaned on... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Good day Thank you for your feedback. Please note that this experience of the loose patio rail is is not the norm and is unacceptable. As a result of your feedback, the matter has been attended to, along with a recheck of this aspect (and others) for all our cottages, to ensure we do not overlook this element in our... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Fantastic place to get away for the weekend. Staff were friendly and highly professional and the setting is fantastic. Great massages done on the property as well as many more activities on your doorstep in magaliesberg and hartebeespoort.

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Good day Matt, thank you for taking time to share your lovely comments reflecting your stay at Whispering Pines. Much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My partner and I have been here many times and arrived to a warm welcome from new Management - Heinrich (GM) and Jessica (Duty Manager). The lovely wood cabins are comfortable, have a wood burning fire and the best shower I have had for a while. There is a definite although subtle improvement all round. The food : Lunch on... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Gill & Costa, thank you for your positive comments - we are pleased you had a relaxing stay and look forward to hosting you again soon. Warm regards Helen and the Team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

From the welcoming staff, to the awesome food that satisfied every palate, warm and comfortable accommodation and beautiful surroundings- a photographers paradise- what is not to love about Whispering Pines- I promise you won't be disappointed!!!

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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

We are pleased you had a wonderful time relaxing at Whispering Pines and thank you for sharing your experience. I agree it is a photographers paradise, we love the autumn colours although each season has its own beauty. We look forward to welcoming you again! Regards Helen More 

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