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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was awesome and lovely except we waited over 1 hour for our food at the kraal restaurant supper but for breakfast was lovely. It was our wedding day and in general everything else was spectacular. The room was beautiful I could stop saying wow and the scenery really beautiful it is the first place I ever slept so comfy...

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just had a single night here, but it was well worth it. The place give you that wonderful secluded feeling usually only found deep in the bushveld, when in fact it's well situated within the greater Johannesburg area. I highly recommend the place and will definitely be swinging by again when I get the opportunity.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a relaxing breakaway weekend (my partners b-day). The resort/hotel is situated in beautiful surroundings in the south of Johannesburg. The staff in general are very good, especially at spa and the restaurant (the food is excellent and staff overly helpful). Here our bad experiences tho... Beforehand I asked to check-in at 2pm the Friday, which was...

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Taryn H, Front Office Manager at Thaba Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andries We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for raising your concerns and bringing important areas for improvement to our attention. It is very important for us at Thaba Eco Hotel to be aware of such feedback and to ensure that our valued guests are always our first and foremost priority. We would like to respond...

South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a night at the hotel to attend a business meeting. Staff at the hotel were unbelievably pleasant and helpful. The hotel has an unstable phone line and internet connection but the staff go out of their way to make up for any hiccups. The conference venue is excellent and hosted us well. Overall a lovely experience.

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Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I was a day visitor at the hotel on the 4th November 2016 and I must say, I liked the nature and mountain views the place offers. Very quiet, away from the city buzz and hype. Their Sinzinani Spa is by far the best I have ever visited; friendly and warm, welcoming staff from the minute you step into the...

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Taryn H, Front Office Manager at Thaba Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sithenjwam We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the positive feedback. It is very important for us at Thaba Eco Hotel to be aware of such feedback and to ensure that our valued customers are always our first and foremost priority. We believe in creating lifelong friendships and this is what we hope to establish...

New Zealand
Reviewed November 3, 2016

This was the perfect stop at the end of a 4 week souther Africa Tour! This place has everything you need for rest and relaxation. We got upgraded from a Deluxe room to a luxury room, I think if we were to return we would definitely pay the extra and stay there again. it was truly amazing with an incredible...

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Taryn H, Front Office Manager at Thaba Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mattbriar d We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the positive feedback. It is very important for us at Thaba Eco Hotel to be aware of such feedback and to ensure that our valued customers are always our first and foremost priority. We believe in creating lifelong friendships and this is what we hope to...

Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

One wouldn't think it possible to find such tranquil surroundings in a city like Johannesburg. But here you have it. Our room was gigantic compared to most other hotels. And the view was just amazing, with a sunset to match. The rooms are only accessible by golf arts, which is great - no car sound systems disrupting your break away....

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Taryn H, Front Office Manager at Thaba Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reinhardt S We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the positive feedback. It is very important for us at Thaba Eco Hotel to be aware of such feedback and to ensure that our valued customers are always our first and foremost priority. We believe in creating lifelong friendships and this is what we hope to...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed October 27, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Hotel and also did not feel like we were in Johannesburg. The rooms feels were clean and the bedding was the best. Although only stayed there for a day but will ensure that I come with my family in the next meeting

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Taryn H, Front Office Manager at Thaba Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear C3469NEdavidm We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the positive feedback. It is very important for us at Thaba Eco Hotel to be aware of such feedback and to ensure that our valued customers are always our first and foremost priority. We believe in creating lifelong friendships and this is what we hope to establish...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a deluxe suite and were pleased with the accommodation but feel the restaurant was not 4 star. Breakfast was disappointing as there was no fruit or cereals and we waited of long time for our food even though there was only one other table with guests. We asked for brown bread toast, they gave us white bread!

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I think they are offering excellent service and value for money. They are located in a good location close to nature away from the hassle and bustle of the city. It's really a must see tourist attraction

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Taryn H, Front Office Manager at Thaba Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Moloit We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the positive feedback. It is very important for us at Thaba Eco Hotel to be aware of such feedback and to ensure that our valued customers are always our first and foremost priority. We believe in creating lifelong friendships and this is what we hope to establish...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by the tranquil and picturesque Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, one finds a piece of Highveld Heaven in the form of the impressive Thaba Eco Hotel. A decade of passion has resulted in brand renowned for world class customer service. Thaba Eco Hotel has recently been voted as the BEST 4 Star hotel in Gauteng at the Lilizela Tourism Awards, and is now also a registered FAIR TRADE tourism certified business. The design of Thaba Eco hotel was inspired by the historical and environmental elements of the Tswana Mountains. With the luxury, executive and Bushveld suites, guests have a variety of room types to choose from. As part of their Green Policy, Thaba Eco Hotel has incorporated several creative and positive measures to contribute to the sustainability of both the area and the planet as a whole. All hotel rooms have been designed with the environment in mind. Colours of the exterior of the buildings represents the stone and tree bark to reduce visual impact, and only 50% of the Bushveld suites floor plan touches the ground to ensure the maximum protection of the fauna and flora. Thaba Eco Hotel also has a variety of stunning venues for weddings, conferences and other functions, such as the Marquee, Lobola and Tswana Banquet Halls. Leisure activities include the Sinzinani Day Spa, Meditation Trail, Guided Hiking Trails and the popular Thaba Lions Educational Centre. For the future generation our Eco Kids Club provides educational nature walks and various other leisure activities.We have also realised that hospitality and tantalising food goes hand in hand, and have therefore put together a team of world renowned chefs to attend to everybody's culinary requirements. At our Olive Tree Coffee Shop one can indulge in a slice of freshly baked bar-one chocolate cake next to a 500 year old Wild Olive Tree, while enjoying an aromatic coffee or sipping on one of our herbal teas.The impeccable facilities and breath taking natural surroundings ensure that Thaba Eco Hotel is the venue of choice for both the corporate and leisure markets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thaba Eco Hotel

Address: Impala Road | Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Johannesburg 2091, South Africa (Formerly Thaba Ya Batswana)
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $108 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thaba Eco Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Thaba Ya Batswana Hotel Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#9 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
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“Would highly recommend spending the extra money and getting the luxury room.”
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“Complimentary wine in the fridge is always good! Luxury room with balcony is amazing!”
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“All the rooms are brilliant. It entirely depends on the traveller requirements”
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