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Hans Merensky Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 3 Copper Street, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
21 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last time we came here it was the highlight of our holiday but something's changed...... First impressions were almost good. Aircon didn't work in the newly refurbished room but the maid found us another room that was dramatically better than that on our last visit....suitably impressed. Off to dinner and found that the restaurant had been refurbished to a high... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms have recently been refurbished and are not yet complete, only a few touch ups remain. That said the rate for the room was cheep so they made up for it.The beds are of the most comfortable and the room finishings are great. The restaurant bufet was nice and breakfast better. Staff are friendly and good. The resort is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Plus points - location to the golf course, freshly cooked breakfast and evening meal at reasonable prices. Recently refurbished comfortable rooms. Down sides - outside is in process of building making getting to our room from reception difficult to navigate in the dark. The restaurant had no sparkling water or red wine to have with our meal and this is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Don't be fooled by the website, as the actual experience at the resort(and I use that term very very loosely) is nothing like the glossy photos displayed. Management was non-existent,, staff untrained and unsupervised. Our original room was without running water in both the bathroom and toilet. And only one towel to be shared between two persons. We were told... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I stayed as a single player at Hans Marensky Golf course and resort four years ago and I was overwhelmed. This was a very special place!! For my 34th anniversary, I booked the same room and golf outing for my wife and I. How time changes things. The golf course and wild life on the course are still fantastic and... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
98 hotel reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This hotel is now much like a film set of a ghost movie! Where once there were guests, laughter, children playing there is now a spooky silence. Derelict buildings, part finished build projects, more security employees than guests, it has become a sad and tragic sight that greets your arrival. The main reception area is fantastic in appearance but it... More 

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Polokwane, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed at this hotel last week for an awards evening. On entering phalaborwa there was not one sign pointing us in the direction of the hotel and we ended up having to stop for directions at the army base. I couldn't believe my eyes on entering the gate, the grandeur of entrance is truly breathtaking. The porter was friendly... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed two nights at the Hans Merensky golf estate that is adjacent to the Kruger National Park. First things first, unless you have a GPS or a guide, donot attempt to find this place by youself. You will not succeed especially at night. I arrived at the Hotel late in the evening and I must say, that for such... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I had to do some business in Phalaborwa and had to sleep over for the meeting the next day. I was booked into the Hans Merensky Hotel & Spa. By looking at the pictures on the internet, I knew it wasn't just another place for your head to rest. I found it very beautiful and relaxing. From the massive trees... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

From an African perspective, we actually thought this place was really good. The rooms were nice and traditional. We liked the thatched roof, bathrooms and general size of the rooms. The staff were friendly and had big smiles. Things are always slower in Africa then elsewhere, there is no point in whipping staff that are doing the best that they... More 

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Address: 3 Copper Street, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hans Merensky Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 143
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