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Merry Pebbles Resort

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Merry Pebbles Resort | Old Lydenburg road, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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Ranked #6 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Sabie
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hary G Tzaneen
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After my visit i wrote a review. Trip advisor did not want to publish it as i expressed my real emotions and it was deemed not appropriate, understandable. So i give my rewrite now. Very nice location. Staff rude and non chalant. I can not in good conscious recommend the place, i left not in a good mood

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lordfinsbury, As an owner run establishment this upsets me terribly! Particularly that the staff seemed uncaring and unhelpful. Please be aware that we at all times strive to please our guests. Regards Walter More 

Tzaneen
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful family weekend at Merry Pebbles. Lots to do for the younger ones, and space and beautiful surroundings for the older ones to relax. The resort is well looked after. We will do it again, any time DV.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Harry, So glad you enjoyed the weekend with us. Hope to see you soon sometime. Regards Walter More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a typical family holiday destination, with a few things to do around Sabie, or just to sit next to the river that flows past the resort. Jump in to the cold pool during the day, then at night into the romantic warm water pool. There is enough for the children to do and during holidays there are plenty... More 

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Thanks, we will keep trying to improve so that your next stay is even more pleasurable. Regards Walter More 

Roodepoort
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been our third stay and every time we have peace of mind feeling safe and could get at the shop whatever we forgot. All staff at Reception gate and cleaning staff are so kind and relaxed and it makes for a great start to a lovely time.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

So glad we can provide a great escape within a relaxing atmosphere. Regards Walter More 

roodepoort
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Thank you for an awesome weekend. We will definitely be back. Our entire family (children and grandchildren) was accommodated together at 40 & 41. Peaceful, private and allowed our extended family to braai with us that evening.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, makes the work worth the while! Regards Walter More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stayed here last week on the way through to Kruger. The cabin was fine - kitchen looked a little outdated (possibly due to the colour scheme?) but everything was clean. Complimentary bottle of water in the fridge was a nice touch. Shower and toilet was spotless and, most importantly, I had a great night's sleep in a very comfortable double... More 

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the stay! Hope to see you soon. Regards Walter More 

Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We were three families all together and we booked two joint chalet, spent 2 nights at Merry Pebbles and had a great time. Nice place for outing in the forest type environment, kids enjoyed playing along side waterfront. Enjoyed a lot.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your response, so glad you enjoyed the stay! More 

Bryanston, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We spent 4 nights at Merry Pebbles and had a great time. Its a perfect family getaway with loads to do for young and old. The has a few awesome MTB trails starting alongside the resort and nice flat roads for the kid to ride their bikes. We will definitely be back.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Ryan, Glad you enjoyed the stay! Hope to see you back soon! Regards Walter More 

Emalahleni, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Warm and friendly reception. Rooms need a good clean, and bathroom needs new shower curtains. Otherwise will recommend to all. The host was kind enough to wait for us even though we arrived after the expected time. Food was great. Loved the setting.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi 777Louis, Thank you for your positive criticism, we will definitely look into the problems, regards Walter More 

rustenburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Place is very old, needs to be updated, especially the parkhomes on the waterfront. It was infested with ants and spiders,, matresses are very hard and not worth the money per night as the shower and kids bedroom was very tiny! It was very clean and we enoyed the sights around the resort.

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waltercomley, Manager at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi 777Louis, Thank you for your positive criticism, we will definitely look into the problems, regards Walter More 

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