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Porcupine Ridge Guest House

4.0 of 5 5 Vanaxe Estate | Hazyview Road, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We were very happy with our room and the kind hosts throughout our stay. The guest house may be a bit difficult to find at first, but once you get there it's worth the scenery. We took a morning walk up the hill to the waterfall. A really nice way to start your day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I just returned from spending Easter weekend with Janet and John at Porcupine Ridge in Sabie, South Africa. It's hard to put into words just how much we enjoyed our stay. First, Sabie was our favorite town that we passed through in our explorations of the Panorama Route so the location was perfect. John and Janet were warm and welcoming,... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We spent 3 nights at the porcupine ridge and we loved the lovelyness of Janet and John. They gave us plenty of information about the surrounding and were very helpful! The room was very clean and spaceful and if you like home-made breakfast with plenty of things to taste it's definitely a place for you.

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Tienen, Belgium
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

the good: -lovely friendly owners, going the extra mile to help you out -decently fitted rooms -nice location, great garden, high tranquility the less good: -owners need to be careful to keep the place well kept, signs of gentle neglect (windows/bathroom fittings)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We stayed for one night in this lovely Guest house, enjoying the lovely garden with a lot of birds who come to eat at the various birdfeeders. You can hike to a waterfall in the back of the house and indeed the town of Sabie is close by enjoy the restaurants . But why not just stay around to enjoy... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We stayed here for three nights in Feb 2013 and really enjoyed the experience. It was used as a base for touring Blyde River Canyon and the surrounding area and was ideally located for this. The town of Sabie is only a few kilometres away with good restaurants (Wild Fig Tree and Woodsman both recommended). Porcupine Ridge's setting is glorious-a... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Our two nights at Porcupine Ridge were very pleasant. Our two hosts John and Janet were welcoming and efficient. The rooms were spotless and attention to detail was stunning, toiletries, chocolates, tea, coffee, sherry, rusks, nicely stocked bar fridge with ice cold beer. Our two hosts were able to give us excellent info on where to eat in Sabie and... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We stayed at the Porcupine Ridge at the beginning of November for two nights. 5 minutes after we arrived there, we already felt at home thanks to the warm welcome of Janet and John. During these two days, our two hosts couldn't care more about there guests and couldn't be more supportive if there occured any problems. For example, another... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I booked at Porcupine for the 28th and 29th November after seeing some good reviews on this website. The place was easy to find and we were received by John. John was warm and welcoming. It would have been great to know about the 500 to 1000m of gravel road to the guest house. When Janet came back, my wife... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We booked a night here after flying to SA, so we could recover from the jetlag and feel fully refreshed when arriving at a sabi sands safari lodge. Easy to find and drive to from Nelspruit, the B&B has wonderful facilities and is in a beautiful location. The owners are very friendly and helpful, as our the 2 labrador dogs... More

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Address: 5 Vanaxe Estate | Hazyview Road, Sabie 1260, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Sabie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Porcupine Ridge Guest House 4*
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A beautiful four star country house, tucked away in the mountains at the heart of the scenic Panorama Route, yet only 5 minutes from Sabie village and 40 minutes from Kruger National Park. The friendly ambiance invites you to relax and unwind, surrounded by rambling gardens and glorious mountain scenery. Porcupine Ridge has five luxuriously appointed en-suite bedrooms, guest lounge, dining room and large covered verandas. Hiking, birding and waterfall on the Estate. ... more   less 
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