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PO Box 411,, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Whispering Pines for my honeymoon and it was the best holiday we have ever had! We go back there as often as we can because it is the most amazing holiday resort we have been to. The staff are so friendly and helpful,  the food is amazing and the spa is WORLD CLASS!  We went there one... More 

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

Dear Jade, thank you for choosing Whispering Pines as your escape to the country and for sharing your positive comments. Love your description of us as a " hotel resort", however a tranquil country lodge is probably more apt. Looking forward to hosting you again in the future. More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Whispering Pines several times and it never fails to please. The accommodation is excellent and the food served is consistently the best. But it is the environment that is my favourite thing. The individual cottages are beautifully set among indigenous trees and the birdlife is wonderful. In summer, lounging around the pools, in winter, warming up around... More 

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

Dear Bee, it was wonderful to see you again and thank you for your lovely comments. We hope to see you again when you next visit South Africa. More 

Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

In August 2014 my husband and I made a rush decision to stay over at Whispering Pines one Sat evening. It was very cold that night but the piping hot fire in our room was a treat. The dinner is the event we need to talk about though. The food was simply divine. We enjoyed the cozy, intimate setting of... More 

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

Dear Michelle, we are late starters in using TripAdvisor as a management tool for our country hotel, so please excuse the belated response to your lovely comments which we were pleased to read regarding your recent stay at Whispering Pines. Thank you for reflecting on the ambiance and tranquillity of the venue which is precisely what we intended to create... More 

Johannesburg
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Magaliesburg is a quaint and historic town in the small mountain range of the same name. The forested surroundings, Cradle of Humankind, steam railway, cheese factory and a host of local micro industries make it a haven close to the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and an ideal venue for a host of other reasons – romantic weekend, conference or... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Ideal for small conferences. The staff is just amazing. Nothing too much effort. Tracy was extremely helpful and accommodating. The conferencing facilities are private and everything works like clock work. Can not fault them on anything. The food is well above the expected standard for conferences. The peach, spinach and peanut brittle salad is absolutely divine! The rooms are spacious... More 

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We spent a night at Whispering Pines after more than 10 years ago. We were personally welcomed by Lourette, and the Estate is still one of the best in Magaliesburg. This haven with spacious chalets, good food is an absolute must to experience. To all the staff, thanks for making our special night, one to remember.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have been going to Whispering Pines for the last 15 years, we have just come back from a 3 night stay, and what can I say. The grounds are lovely, we prefer the concept of each couple having a private chalet and that is one of the reasons we keep going back. The chalets are spacious and has a... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Everybody should experience this quiet breakaway haven! We live just a few kilometers away from Whispering Pines Country Estate and yet it felt as if we were in another country... We were personally welcomed by Lourette as if we were family. We stayed in the Honeymoon room (chalet 2) which is the most beautiful place. The patio overlooks an autumn... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Stayed with another couple over the Xmas break.. Went with no real expectations except to rejuvenate and have a quiet break ...Stayed in the chalets, rooms were spacious with kingsize bed, shower and bath.. comfortable, with a lovely patio shaded by leafy trees and singing birds.. I have to commend on the food and service! Xmas lunch was a true... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We stayed here for the weekend of my birthday 25 October 2013. We were very warmly received by Janice and Tammi and made to feel very welcome. To be honest, the cottage was not quite what I expected, it was somewhat dusty and did not strike me as being throughly cleaned. there were ants that were falling from the roof... More 

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Address: PO Box 411,, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Magaliesburg
Number of rooms: 14

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