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Oxwagon Lodge

On the Route R511 | At Saartjiesnek, Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch there last weekend... By the time we arrived (1:30) there was no oxtail left (and by the time we got to desert, they had run out of one of the two desert options). There was an extremely limited white wine selection. My husband had the bobotie, and loved it, I had "2 racks of ribs" 7 ribs... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had our wedding here on 10/10/10 and just fell in love with the location when scouting for venues. The staff were very friendly and they have this quaint double decker bus turned into a backpackers where some of our friends spent the night. We even came back and had our "Baby Moon" there and stayed in the room just... More 

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MTurner2014, Owner at Oxwagon Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Tiffany and Chris, So nice to hear from you again and thank you for the kind words! All the very best from me and the rest of the team :) Mark Oxwagon Lodge More 

Centurion, South Africa
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

R1000-00 per night is too much for what this accommodation offers. Husband & I stayed in Oxwagon number 4. Window pane broken and fixed with cart board. Carpets worn out and dirty. Animal visitor during the night that torn our left overs apart. The views from the Amphitheater is however worth seeing. Perhaps just go for lunch or sundowners. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Absolutely fabulous. Food was fantastic. The service was prompt and friendly. The venue is unique and the views are stunning. The wine were cold. Each mother got a special gift which were really appreciated. We will definitely visit again

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MTurner2014, Owner at Oxwagon Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Rika The pleasure was ours. Glad that you enjoyed. :) Take care, Mark Oxwagon Lodge More 

Clanwilliam, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Beautiful rustic place with old world charm! Peace and nature became one.... the views is stunning, nice place to relax after a long week, just to charge your "batteries" again! This place is special because my friend donate one of the ox wagons and we had the opportunity to sleep in it! The owner/manger and staff are friendly and they... More 

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MTurner2014, Owner at Oxwagon Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Marna and Henk, Thank you for visiting us, and of course we really enjoyed to accommodate you, being the previous owner of one of our original oxwagons! Alles van die beste Mark Oxwagon Lodge More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I took my boyfriend here for a night away from the city and we had a really great time. It was a really unique experience to stay in a Voortrekker oxwagon and the owners/managers were friendly and provided a great braai for us. The atmosphere encourages you to socialise with others staying there, which we really enjoyed. One must take... More 

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MTurner2014, Owner at Oxwagon Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Jo, How you doing? It is so nice of you to remember us, and thank you for the kind words. As always, the pleasure is ours. Give us a shout if you get an chance to come and visit us again! All the best and "bosveldgroete" Mark Oxwagon Lodge More 

Boksburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I had the worst get away with my family! I had to keep my children indoors! We had to stay out the way for drinkers that where so loud we could not sleep. The hostess was constantly drunk! I fractured my ankle and asked for assistance and was told shame. I will never go near the place that was so... More 

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We spent a night at the Oxwagon Lodge and truely enjoyed the atmosphere and setting. The staff prepared a first class braai for supper, with enough meat for double the amount of guests present. The koeksisters and condensed milk coffee for dessert was a real treat. Sleeping inside the oxwagons was the highlight, one cannot imagine that people travelled for... More 

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MTurner2014, Owner at Oxwagon Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks so much for the kind words! Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and do pop-in again if you are in the area. It would be nice to give you an update on the latest improvements we've done! Thanks and ciao for now Mark Oxwagon Lodge More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We went spent one night here and it was very enjoyable. The oxwagons are really cute, I felt like a real Voortrekker :) There was a braai in the evening, but we had already booked to go to a restaurant, but I actually think the braai would of been nicer because there was such a nice atmosphere going around the... More 

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MTurner2014, Owner at Oxwagon Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Stacey How you doing? Many thanks for the kind words and next time - "come home for dinner" :) Hi to the rest of the family! Mark Oxwagon Lodge More 

Johannesburg
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We visited the oxwagon lodge 5 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. This time I made certain that the owner was aware that we were a family of 4 with 2 young kids (age 5 and7). An hour before we arrived they gave the only wagon that sleeps 4, to a couple. The hostess said to me that I must... More 

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MTurner2014, Owner at Oxwagon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear readers, At Oxwagon Lodge we strive to deliver very attentive service to all our guests, all of the time. Unfortunately, this lady arrived at the Lodge with problems of her own, and nothing that we did to help her was able to placate her unhappy mood. We send our best wishes to all our guests, past, present and future.... More 

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