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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
    3.5 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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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34 reviews 34 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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136 reviews 136 reviews
93 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

I will never visit this place ever again! Poor service, poor food, rooms are in terrible state, the gholf course is very expensive and not very well kept. The whole property is delapitated, and need some urgent repairs. Staff is not very helpfull, and also not friendly. The food we ordered was not even one star, but they claim to... More

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Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

A serious need for brand new management is the general order of the day.Now that the Chinese have bought major shares into the Phalaborwa Underground Mining Project,one can only hope for the same to be done to the Hans Merensky Club and eliminate the pathetic structure of the exsistant management and restructure the entire establishment altogether.As a old school visitor... More

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Meyerton, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Stood in reception for 15 minutes waiting to be served. One person on duty who was on the telephone for 15 minutes. Arrived at room, still being serviced and repairing light fittings, considering I was the only person staying there and had booked FOUR days in advance, one would expect that the room would be ready. Room is very tatty.... 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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