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Arminel Hogsback Village

Hogsback 5721, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

The Arminel Kat Leisure Hotel...is a beautiful, truly Hogsback setting, especially the Self-catering units are well positioned and in perfect symmetry with the wooded area of the gardens of the Hotel. The self-catering certainly adds value, the visionary, Mickey Osner had envisaged..well done to a an extra ordinary man....Hogsbacks accommodation sorted...no time to venture out onto the hiking or biking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Set in the mountains of Hogsback, this resort was exceptional. My colleagues and I were accommodated in a 2 bedroomed upstairs/downstairs chalet. The kitchen was well equipped and the state of the art creature comforts of home left nothing left to be desired. The conference facilities were exceptional for what SAYTC (South African Youth Tourism Council) needed and all the... More 

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

What a lovely treat. Mavis was so kindly able to accommodate our last minute booking request and we got such lovely Xmas in July treats in our rooms. The wonderful staff and special Xmas in July dinner was super and all the staff were so pleasant and friendly and went a long way to warm us on the chilly winter... More 

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Provo, Utah, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had a wonderful chalet which could have slept six people. It was comfortable, clean and well stocked. We were there in June and it was cold. We used the gas fireplace and space heaters provided. It would have been nice to have electric blankets too. The meals provided were wonderful - the chefs have been there a long time... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a luxury self catering unit, maintenance poor, unit rundown, housekeeping poor, kitchen not well stocked, bedding had holes, only have single beds and the duvet fits exactly on the top of the bed. Also have to pay R100 per day for housekeeping if required. Gardens run down. Reception Staff friendly and helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The cottages are very nice and comfortable (a bit cold in winter) and are worth a stay but the restaurant / bar area one can skip completely. The dinner & breakfast were extremely average and the service staff unfriendly. Go and eat in town rather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We celebrated Christmas 2014 in one of the self catering chalets at Arminel Hotel and had a feast. The hotel could not accommodate us for the Christmas meal so we did our own thing for which the beautiful luxury chalet, surrounded by a beautiful garden provided the ideal setting and it ended up a memorable family occasion. The hotel staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

The self catering unit are large and spacious with beautiful views over the gardens. Central to the village its a great stop for any travellers. However the food is very average and I would rather not eat at the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

It was my first stop on a 2 week country through South Africa. The hotel is set in a beautiful garden setting with a few steps to the entrance - a good old fashioned country hotel. On arrival I was met and booked in very efficiently but not welcoming. My room was adequate with a bath and shower separate -... More 

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Thank Deale
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

The hotel was stunning. Rooms large but cold cos it was snowing. However we made the most of the snow by having huge fires, massages, karaoke that kept us indoors. It was my first time in snow.. And we had ice bucket challenge, kids making snowman etc.Small excursion to the 39 steps waterfall and the little craft shops. We went... More 

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