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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 3 nights on two different occasions. The first time was exceptionally great. The second time was not great due to what I believe that I was "forced" to book for the expensive room when other cheaper ones were available; all because I arrived late.

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Lawrence, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor after your recent stay at Premier Hotel the Winkler. And thanks for your recommendation of a great place to stay, as we all firmly believe it is and get to experience this wonderful setting each day. Stunning views over the Crocodile valley and the most amazing... More 

Kimberley, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently situated near the airport and other places of interest. Friendly staff members with great passion for customer satisfaction. Neat and tidy rooms that offer safety and tranquility at its best. Excellent conferencing facilities.

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Gomotsengangm, Thank you greatly for the positive review that you posted on Tripadvisor after your recent stay with us at Premier Hotel The Winkler. It it such comments that keep the TEAM motivated and drive them to even greater heights, it an absolute pleasure to be part of such positive energy. The proximity to the airport yet still out... More 

East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an excellent stay at The Winkler recently. I attended the Childline South Africa Annual General Meeting and a number of other meetings at the facility. Your staff are sincerely nice, and I do not mean nice as in they make the guests feel good about their stay, I mean genuinely nice and all of them went out of... More 

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Aishaa, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Prmier Hotel The Winkler on Tripadvisor. Your positive comments about the TEAM their efforts and attitude go a long way to keep them motivated and on top of their game, I am extremely proud to be part of them. As always we do our best to accommodate all... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Childline South Africa decided to hold their Annual General Meeting at the Premier Hotel, The Winkler this year as each year we visit each one of our provincial offices. This hotel was the best representation of Mpumalanga. Our entire network that flew in from across the country (and some international guests too) were extremely pleased with the service received. From... More 

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Childline, Thank you for your kind words and positive review of Premier Hotel The Winkler. I will be sure to share it with my colleagues. It was an absolute pleasure to host your prestigious conference and AGM at our hotel, this past week, and so pleased that we were able to cater to all your needs and provide the... More 

Ermelo, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my Stay i requested a specific channel but it was my last night I couldn't get a feedback from the supervisor incharge that day. As I am completing this survey I am in the hotel until thursday. I made a reasonable request yesterday to put DSTV channel 103 on either channel 14 or 15 because currently the channels are... More 

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear 59Ftv, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on Tripadvisor during your recent stay with us. I can only apologise for any inconvenience caused with regard to the television channels, and the lack of feedback given. i assure you that we foster a culture of "Can do" at The Winkler and are known for our friendly... More 

Kingston, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night because our flight to Johannesburg left quite early in the morning. The staff are super and extremely helpful. The grounds are lovely and it's very quiet. The room was ok but the lighting was terrible in the bathroom. I couldn't see to apply makeup! And there were no electric plugs in the room. I... More 

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Cmack, Thank you for your most valued feedback after your recent stay with us and so glad that you noticed the friendly and helpful STAFF, I must say it's a pleasure to be part of such an energetic TEAM. The closeness of the airport is also a great reason to stay with us too. Even last week I had... More 

Witbank
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The hotel is old, but what it lacks in age it makes up in cleanliness and the staff are very helpful and friendly. They made our two night stay a comfortable one. Ideal for a sleep over point when visiting the KNP.

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Barry, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our hotel on Tripadvisor. Whilst the building may be a little mature, there's still plenty of life in the old girl yet, and The Winkler has become an icon in the Lowveld, with it's unique central structure and, as you experienced at first hand the... More 

Johannesburg
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We have a lovely stay at your hotel. Rooms are nice and big with lots of space for the family. The rooms are very clean. Your staff was very friendly. From check in to security everybody was great. We will be back We will be back

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Roeline, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Premier Hotel The Winkler on Tripadvisor. Your positive comments will be shared with the TEAM and will ensure that they maintain and continue to provide the service and friendliness that you experienced during your stay. We are all looking forward to your next visit, hopefully soon. Thanks again... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We spent two nights and were very happy with the accommodation and breakfast. The service was great. Close to the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre - perfect as we were attending the Lowveld Book Festival. There is only complimentary wifi in the common areas but there is a lovely lounge to work in.

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Taryn, It was a pleasure to host you over the past weekend for the inaugural Lowveld Book Festival, which judging by the success will now become an annual event. great to see that you enjoyed your visit, the food and the personal service from the TEAM. On the WiFi we are working on a solution to extend this complimentary... More 

dd940
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Spotless rooms, excellent breakfast, very friendly staff. should be a great getaway for family and business as there's conference rooms too. Lovely scenery and views from the rooms. Inviting pool and outdoor scene

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear DD, Thank you so much for your positive comments after your stay at Premier Hotel The Winkler. Your review will be shared with the TEAM who I know will be thrilled, especially as you noticed their friendliness and efficiency. And I could not agree more with your comments on the business or leisure stays, as The Winkler is ideal... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With its ideal location, Premier Hotel The Winkler is the perfect location from which to explore the beautiful surrounding area. Only 20 minutes drive from the famous Kruger National Park and with easy access to attractions like the Blyde River Canyon, Sabie Waterfalls and Pilgrim's Rest. Premier Hotel The Winkler provides visitors with an incredible base from which to explore the rich African beauty of the Mpumalanga province. Founded around 1890, the town of White River has a rich history and has become both a tourism centre and a point of interest for those wishing to witness one of the most unique farming cultures in South Africa. Premier Hotel The Winkler is situated just 14km for the Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, a short 20 minute drive from the Kruger National Park, 10km outside of White River and a 30 minute drive to Nelspruit. The climate is said to be one of the best in South Africa, neither excessively hot in summer when rainfall is at its highest, nor overly cold during the sunny winters. Known for its scenic beauty, Mpumalanga offers visitors a front row seat to the majesty of Africa. The largest and most famous game reserve in South Africa lies at the heart of the Lowveld, a 20 minute drive from Premier Hotel The Winkler, the Kruger National Park is a wildlife experience like no other and allows visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the unpredictability of this iconic piece of Africa. The waterways of Mpumalanga offer explorers the opportunity to experience a different side of Africa, from the views over the sheer edges of the Blyde River Canyon 800m above the riverbed below to the tropical rain-forests that dominate the eastern side of the Crocodile River Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Premier Hotel The Winkler

Address: R538 Numbi Gate Road, White River 1249, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Price Range: $76 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Premier Hotel The Winkler 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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