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De Hoek Country House

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Portion 7 | Zeekoehoek, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 12 Magaliesburg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Serendipitous2014 Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is no spa, it is an empty, cold room with no atmosphere and temporary consultants providing mediocre service. So my advice rather don't book the spa and enjoy the excellent food and wine. Overall service is inconsistent and oscillates between excellent and being completely ignored. Have lunch in the main hotel, the brasserie lacks atmosphere- unless you are a... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I originally came across Dehock for a client function I attended. So impressed with the grounds and the buildings I decided to take my wife for a one night stay before we left South Africa. As you arrive, you could be mistaken for entering a rural European castle. The grounds are well maintained (even in winter) and the architecture of... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After asking about our food preferences it was upsetting not to be able to eat the breakfast on BOTH days. ( once is a mistake twice a bad habit) Service was really bad After telling the hotel we were celebratindiappointmentg a 30 year anniversary I would think more than a brief note was required. A chocolate on the pillow for... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well appointed rooms. Friendly and energetic staff. Good tasty food; desserts were especially good. Picturesque grounds; just be careful around the monkeys. Our visit was for a work conference and there were very few complaints. This country manor would also be suitable for romantic getaways.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

We used this place for a business meeting and it provided a very good setting. The original house has been added to with a number of purpose built blocks and the rooms are very good. In fact to call mine a room would be a major understatement - a huge double aspect bedroom looking out to the countryside, remarkably large... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A 5 star hotel which really is 5 star - we have been disappointed in the past with hotels promising 5 star rated accommodation & service & have fallen terribly short on both accounts - De Hoek really is 5 star. 5 star service from wonderful, friendly staff who are able & willing to assist with anything you may require.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I selected De Hoek, for a short breakaway following a difficult couple of months at work. Enjoyed the place, would have howver appreciated a few more personal details, enwspaper, water, flowers etc in the rooms inlcuded in the accommodation cost/.

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Rustenburg, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Had my wedding at De Hoek. All went well the lunch was excellent, guests enjoyed it Lunch service was very good. Dissapointment was the dinner (it never arrived) and turn down was not done in time (not great for our first wedding night)

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Johannesburg , South Africa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We celebrated our anniversary at De Hoek recently. It is a very we'll run country house with excellent staff and a wonderful ambiance. The rooms were beautifully furnished , bathroom was spacious and the views from the room were great. The restaurant like always did not disappoint. The food was well prepared and served beautifully. The new rooms and conference... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Over the years we always go back to De Hoek. It is still one of our favourite destinations. We stayed in the newly build wing - penthouse suite. Classic, luxurious, modern lots of space. As always all the staff looks after every need, extra coffee, fresh milk, a special starter arranged for us by Henry. I can go on and... More

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Address: Portion 7 | Zeekoehoek, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Magaliesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — De Hoek Country House 5*
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A well known five star property situated just outside of Magaliesburg, approximately an hour from Johannesburg. This magnificent hotel boasts cuisine extraordinaire, freshly prepared for you by Swiss-trained Master Chef and co-owner, Michael Holenstein. On-site activities include archery, mountain rambles, lawn croquet, boule and swimming. De Hoek is the epitome of what an escape to a country house should be. Great location, excellent food, and serene surroundings. ... more   less 
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