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“Worthwhile place to visit” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hakunamatata Lodge

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Hakunamatata Lodge
Centurion, South Africa
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47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Worthwhile place to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

Spent a lovely day at the resort. Enjoyed a wonderful spa package but agree with the cost cutting comments. Maybe if more people visited this could be addressed. Rooms comfortable but horrible pillows (I'm very fussy about this and usually take my own) and hot water lacks pressure. Good food in restaurant. Overall an enjoyable visit.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank James W
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

The gardens are lovely and picturesque. The menu very limited also presented and cooked well enough. The Health centre is staffed with enthusiastic but unskilled therapists. The rooms are fine but evidence of cost cutting in things like soap and shampoo. Restaurant staff also pleasant - looks like a management issue.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Walter P
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

I just loved our chalet and didn't want to leave the next day!

CHALET: beautiful and clean with the most comfortable bed, a fire place with wood where we had this romantic fire (plus a heater which we really needed because it was winter and quite cold outside), a TV that actually worked (it is often advertised but doesn't work), the bathroom was just amazing! A huge shower with 2 shower heads, a little whirlpool, everything very clean and looked quite new.
FOOD: delicious! We didn't want to go to the restaurant so we had room service for a little extra cost. The food was there in time, hot and delicous
STAFF: Very friendly and helpful. We just arrived without a booking and didn't know about their winter special. So we would have paid the normal rate but the receptionist was so friendly to let us know about the discounted rate.

The perfect place for a romantic get away that seems like you are out of the city even if you are actually in Johannesburg :-)

Room Tip: Aks for the chalet with whirlpool, I'm not sure if every chalet has one.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank S-Nicole-B
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Additional Information about Hakunamatata Lodge

Property: Hakunamatata Lodge
Address: No. 171 Lake view Avenue | P.O.Box 3623, Johannesburg 2040, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
Ranked #35 of 90 Specialty Lodging in Johannesburg
Number of rooms: 12

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