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Hans Merensky Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Copper Street, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Phalaborwa
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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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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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 reviews 4 reviews
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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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

IDecided to treat my daughter as she is about to start her final exams. I booked a suite and after checking inn we could even get a drink at the bar as there was no staff . The Spa was closed.Our Tv has only 1 channel because the rest of the channels are not available.For an international golf course and... More

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Montagu, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is one of the most beautiful sites in the world with well designed room's and fantastic amenities including a beautiful golf course and wild animals roaming freely. The staff that there is seem to be trying their best but do not have the correct training or management support. Service is either non-existent or extremely poor, leaving guests frustrated and... More

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Pretoria
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

My wife and I stayed over for three nights at this resort. We arrived late on the Sunday afternoon and was impressed with the looks and appearance. We rented a golf cart and travelled the golf course and saw plenty of game including hippos, crocodiles, impala, giraffe, baboons, monkeys, fish eagles and numerous other bird species. The evening our dinner... More

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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145 reviews 145 reviews
38 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Phalaborwa is a town located on the edge of the Kruger National Park. Its airport justifiably boasts that it is the ‘Gateway to the Kruger’. Phalaborwa is also home to two significant mining companies. It is therefore potentially blessed with many business and tourist visitors. The Hans Merensky Golf Estate and Hotel is perfectly located on the Kruger side of... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

As for us the trip at the Hotel was marvelous and we have chosen the Hotel for our wedding,and we were exptionally assisted they even gave us a accomodation for free to experience the warmth of their service which met our expectations

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Johannesburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The location of this hotel is superb. Bordering the Kruger and on a first class golf course it should be heaving with many more queuing to get in. Sadly it is all but empty and I would be surprised if they are still trading in a year. The reason I presume, and based on my experience, is that the owner... 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*
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