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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
  • 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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7 hotel reviews
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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 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights for my birthday and our 2 year wedding anniversary. What a lovely experience! Will definately return to Whispering pines very soon. Service is great and very cosy. Private rooms (free standing), spacious country feel very clean with an open plan lounge, bedroom, bathroom, fire place for cold winter days and own patio.... More 

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

Thank you for your comments and pictures on the awesome experience you had at Whispering Pines. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

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 March 2, 2015

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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