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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I went to Hands On Retreat and enjoyed our stay very much. We had a couples full body massage, our therapists Mashudu and Aida did a wonderful job and we felt so relaxed. The food was lovely and the rooms are very comfortable. The staff are all very welcoming and the garden is beautiful. We will definitely...

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have shared on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Hands on Retreat. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We received a voucher to Hands on Retreat as a wedding gift. We had never done something like this before so were a bit skeptical. But it was heavenly. In fact it was so great that we promised ourselves to come back. Excellent massages. We feel like we can take on a few more months in the rat race. Thank...

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have shared on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Hands on Retreat. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a long year which effectively ended the first month of 2017, it was a welcoming break to spend a night at Hands On Retreat. We booked for a full body massage, picnic and overnight stay. The staff welcomes you with friendly smiles and the garden setting pretty much takes away any reason to stress. The evening is relaxed and...

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have shared on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Hands on Retreat. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a wonderful and Peaceful stay, I would recommend this place. Im a nature lover and this place is amazing! We loved the spacious shower and the overall service. Thank you so much Jaclyn for ensuring our wonderful stay. Me and My partner really enjoyed it.

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have shared on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Hands on Retreat. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. My partner and myself were at a desperate point of burn out and would rather sleep than do anything else. The fact that they go the extra mile to make sure you are comfortable helps you relax and take in each others presence. Just pause amd remember why you fell in love in the first place...

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have shared on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Hands on Retreat. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an excellent time at Hands on Retreat. If you are looking for a place to relax, to be peaceful, to destress, this is the place to go. The guesthouse is surrounded by big trees, a beautiful garden area and a small river which runs through it. Positive messgaes infusing health, peace and calm are around the guesthouse. The...

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have shared on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Hands on Retreat. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us.

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We initially planned a mini retreat just to get away from home, dawned on me when our therapists, Francine and Gloria started to work their magic on us. Our bodies were tense from hard work and they really took care of us. We were welcomed with open arms and told how everything works. The place is located in Graighall, we...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing experience, that leaves you wanting more. Front House staff, Monica and Aida were welcoming, warm and made the experience comfortable. thanks to my therapists Winnie I had an amazing experience. I definitely advise you try it

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival, we completed our massage cards, then got shown to our rooms which I thought were going to be a bit more private and romantic but it was not private or romantic. We then got told our massage will be once we settle in 5 min later a knock on the door asking when we want our massage we...

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HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat Craighall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to list your concerns, we do appreciate any feedback as we can only but improve on certain aspects of our business. Just to touch on a few pointers that you had mentioned, 1.Just to set the record straight, the normal price of the package that you bought is R3900, you paid R1950, this is...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This year I opted out of the normal bring and braai birthday celebration, and decided to treat the girlfriends to a picnic for my birthday. A big UP to Hands on Retreat, they made it a really special day to remember. The picnic baskets were a surprise, lots of little lovely nibbles, and tasty to boot. The outdoor setting on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
GREAT LOCATION and BEST VALUE for money! We are centrally situated in the upmarket "Parks" area of Northern Johannesburg and give easy access to our surrounding suburbs of Sandton, Rosebank, Hyde Park and Randburg whether by car or public transport. 10 Minutes drives from the Sandton and Rosebank Gautrain station and the use of UBer taxi services are advised (use code martinal if first time user to get R90 off your 1st ride).Transport can be arranged from OR Tambo, however quickest way is to use the GAUTRAIN. 6 Double on- suite rooms with private garden access, with small kitchenette ideal for LONG STAYS for the deserning business or leasure traveller. SECURE OFF STREET PARKING with own remote control. All rooms have a seperate bath and shower. 1 WHEEL CHAIR friendly room and all beds are queen size. FREE High speed internet and our ON-SITE COFFEE SHOP makes our venue ideal for breakfast and lunch meetings. WALKING distance to Hacklebrook Conference and 10 minutes drive to SANDTON Convention Center. DINNER trays by arrangements On- Site HAIRDRESSER and SPA. 5 Minutes walk to VALLEY SHOPPING Centre: Woolworths, Clicks, Bottle Store, Vodacom, Butcher, Coffee shops and Laundromat 5 mintues walk from Pick , Pay and Planett Fitness 5 minutes to KFC and Mc Dondalds take aways Delicious breakfasts are served from 7h00 to 10h00 to order on our patio which opens out onto a garden abundant of trees and bird life. You also have enough space in front of your room to enjoy our wonderful Johannesburg afternoons sipping sundowners ordered from our coffee shop Cold days are warmed by a roaring log fire in our dining room. RATES DROP FOR WEEKLY AND MONTHLY STAYS ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hands On Retreat Craighall

Address: 4 Argyle Avenue | Type Randburg in Gps, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $89 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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