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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

De Hoek is a beautiful venue focused on small to mid sized luxury corporate conferences. The rooms are old fashioned but spacious and kind of luxurious.. The food is great. The place is beautiful. But that is where it stops. Service is not great. There is nothing to do but eat and sleep. No spa. No warm pool. No gym.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was at De Hoek Country Lodge for a business function and everything was perfect. The staff were helpful and attentive, nothing was too much trouble and the venue itself is just stunning! Would definitely recommend this as a venue for corporate functions but I would also love to go back as a weekend guest and just enjoy the stunning... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic accommodation. Found the waiters to have very little knowledge on wine. Found the food menu very outdated. The setting is lovely and not far from Jo'burg. I felt the venue is almost too conferency for what we were after.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

De Hoek Country Hotel has been our choice for a relaxing getaway for a number of years now. Their ability to keep the high standards of service and quality of the rooms is notable. The same hotel staff have been there for a number of years and the warm servce and familairity makes the stay feel very homely. Breakfast is... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a five star venue and mostly pretty good. The rooms are comfortable and modern. Good food and excellent service. A few things though. Despite a blazing fire the conference room was pretty cold. Little touches in the room like enough bath mats and a face cloth in the bathroom were missing. In cold or wet weather the distance... More

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

We stayed at De Hoek for the weekend and it was fantastic. The food is really incredible, every meal we had was amazing. The staff are very well trained, friendly and efficient. We stayed in the old-style rooms in West Quarter with a fire place and a balcony. The room was very cosy, a little compartmentalised with a separate bathroom... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything of the highest standard. From the waiters to the room service and food was of the highset satandard. Will recommend to anybody that needs a realaxing weekend 45mins away from JHB. In addition some quite roads to enjoy cycling that includes the famous Hekpoort Hill. Required to cycle it to get rid of the glorious food.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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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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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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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