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Whispering Pines Country Estate

PO Box 411,, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
Whispering Pines Country Estate
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Rating summary
  • 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend last week-end celebrating our 29th wedding anniversary. So quiet, so peaceful, a lovelly warm welcoming room & cuisine to die for. If the Horse Whisperer does it for horses, WP does it for your sole - look no further! Louis-THE-lawyer

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

Dear Louis, thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Whispering Pines. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again. Regards Helen More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a relaxing evening we had at Whispering Pines, I got all my sleep I missed out in probably 2 years.... just the best thing I did.. The food was great, we had a picnic basket on Saturday evening and that was yummy, and then the wonderful breakfast (wish I can have a brekkie like that each day... Just a... More 

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

Dear Charlene, thank you for taking the time to reflect on your stay at Whispering Pines. We are pleased that you had a relaxing stay. We do provide milk for the tea stations,this is placed in the mini bar fridge in each cottage, perhaps this was an oversight on this occasion. We look forward to being of service again sometime... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We spent valentines weekend here and found the venue to be lovely, staff friendly and efficient, food OUTSTANDING and the room itself was fabulous. We did have a problem with the fridge which was not working and was not taken care of but that was literally the only problem.

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

Thank you for your comments and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Whispering Pines. Our sincere apologies with the mini bar fridge which went on the blink - we have since replaced this. We look forward to being of service again in the near future. Regards Helen More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Ratfink, we are late starters in using TripAdvisor as a management tool for country lodge, so please excuse the belated response to your super comments regarding Magaliesburg, and Whispering Pines. We are pleased you enjoyed your conference and stay with us and look forward to hosting you again sometime soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Marais, we are late starters in using TripAdvisor as a management tool for our country hotel, so please excuse our belated response. Thank you for your lovely comments, we are pleased you enjoyed the conference and stay with us and hope to see you soon for a leisure break. More 

Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are late starters in using TripAdvisor as a management tool for our country lodge, so please excuse our belated response to your wonderful comments regarding your stay. Thank you for taking the time to reflect on your experience and we hope to see you again sometime soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Helen D, Owner at Whispering Pines Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Bonita, as you can see we are late starters in using TripAdvisor as a management tool for Whispering Pines, so please excuse our late response to your lovely comments on "your favourite piece of heaven". We are thrilled that you enjoy your stays with us and thank you for taking the time to reflect on this in your review.... More 

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