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“Fantastic break-away at Walkersons Hotel & Spa”

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Walkersons Hotel & Spa
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Dullstroom
Certificate of Excellence
Pretoria, South Africa
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66 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Fantastic break-away at Walkersons Hotel & Spa”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

My wife celebrated her birthday on Tue, 28th and I took her to Walkersons on Mon, 27th of Jan for a romantic break-away. Upon arrival, hotel staff met us at the car and helped us with our luggage. Check-in required one signature and we were shown to our room. The room was properly cleaned and well stocked with everything we could possibly need; including firewood. We relaxed a bit after which we went for dinner at the main house. The Executive Chef, Adri van Wieringen, an absolute wizzard with fresh ingredients, served us a meal fit for a king! The next day, being my wife's birthday, we arrived for breakfast and the entire table was covered with rose petals and fresh flowers, to my wife's absolute delight ! The Eggs Benedict were every bit as good as those served at the George V in Paris or the Savoy in London. Dinner was even more elaborate followed by a surprise orange cake, served with caramel and fresh cream, made specially for my wife. When we returned to our room we found more rose petals everywhere and they ran a beautiful hot bath with salts and candles everywhere. We were so surprised ! We simply loved all the attention lavished on us - it certainly made my wife's birthday a memorable event we'll cherish for a long time. We are sure to go back to Walkersons again and again !

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed December 15, 2013

We expected more from a 5* hotel! The main problems were cleanliness and service.
The outdoor-staircases leading through the garden to the room were (in bad weather conditions) full of leaves and dirty and slippery. No possibility to clean your shoes before entering the room... so 4 people (my husband and me, the receptionist and the guy with the luggage) stood on the carpet of the room with dirty shoes.... During the whole weekend the staircases were not cleaned - so we brought more and more dirt in. The terrace of the main building where we wanted to have tea in the afternoon had a dirty floor as well - leftovers from lunch, dirty tissue right in front of our coffee table... we did not feel comfortable.
The staff at the reception was not trained. When I complained that the Wi-Fi was not working, I was told that it was because of the poor weather conditions... only the next day they admitted that they had really problems with their computer system... and it did not work the whole weekend.
The restaurant had a nice atmosphere, but the food did not have the same quality at every meal. We found it strange that differents guest got different menues - why? Different classes of guests? Service at breakfast never offered a second cup of coffee....
Our room (luxury category) was nice, the service with the fire in the evening was much appreciated... but the room had no outdoor shower (as it was described) and lacked privacy - other guests sitting on their veranda could look into our room.
Two days after our stay I received a mail where I was asked to participate in a survey about our satisfaction with the Walkersons.... I mentioned the above problems, and we were asked about our contact details, so that the management can come back to us.... Nothing happened.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

Headed up to Walkersons for the weekend. As soon as we arrived someone was there to meet us, service was great. Food delicious. Fishing so easy as it's practically out of your room, horses wonderful and the trails are around the lodge and surrounding area, stunning! Wish we could of stayed for longer.

  • Stayed November 2013
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Thank lucy B
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New Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

Incredible scenery and misty mornings make this the place to get away from the rat race. Took family and friends and had an incredible long weekend. Stayed in Mark's Cottage which is self catering and this was perfect for us. 5 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen(really fully equipped)fireplace, trout dams and view out over the valley. Unit was serviced so did not have to worry about making beds and doing the dishes and there is a brilliant Spa on the premises. Hiking, mountain biking and horse riding, the kids were in heaven and the restaurant with the massive veranda for drinks and snacks was perfect for the adults. A really great experience made better by the friendly and helpfull staff. Close enough to Dullstroom for shopping but far enough away not to be bugged by traffic or noise.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

One of the best country hotels in South Africa. The food was incredible. 5 star spa treatments. Cozy rooms with fireplaces as a standard. There are activities on offer like hiking,picnicking,cycling,horse riding and trout fishing!

  • Stayed September 2013
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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

What a wonderful lunch we had at the Hotel Restaurant. Clean, neat and the food was to die for. The menu was fresh and exciting with new dishes served every day. To sit and be served in the comfort of the Hotel and have the spectacular view is what the doctor ordered. I will most defenatly want to go back. Its not far from Gauteng and to spend a weekend would be bliss.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Walkerson's has that old English charm. My stay here was excellent even though it was winter the room was warm, fire was already when we arrived. The floors are heated and wait for it.... yes they have electric blankets.The outside shower is a lovely option to have but if its too cold you can shower inside in the his / hers shower. The food was great, the wine cellar is a marvel. It was a lovely weekend in this rustic setting.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Walkersons Hotel & Spa
Address: Walkersons Private Estate | off R540, Dullstroom 1110, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Dullstroom
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Dullstroom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Walkersons Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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