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    Hands On Retreat Craighall

    4 Argyle Avenue, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
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    • Average7%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I thoroughly enjoyed my stay recently - the room was comfortable and clean, and well equipped. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and breakfast was good. The gardens are lovely and peaceful, and a nice place to unwind after a busy day. Thank you.

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    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 3 days ago

    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.

    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    Wonderful getaway amidst the sprawling city, quiet, relaxing and well laid out with eye for detail. Highly recommend giving it a go! Its set over a spruit (river) with beautiful garden's and table's every where to take in the setting. Great vibe and very welcoming.

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    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 19 April 2017

    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

    enjoyable stay ,people very friendly .place setup excellent.Thanks again to the team that made our stay a good time, comforting and secure. It was a good decision; I enjoyed the peace and quiet I needed, offered in all the facilities of your place. This definitely...More

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    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 3 days ago

    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

    Most amazing environment to experience in the suburban area..quite,refreshing,rejuvenating list is endless. Couples place to relight their relationship and the staff very friendly with magical hands .

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    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 5 days ago

    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

    Took my husband here for his birthday. Th service, food, room and spa treatments were amazing. The pay careful attention to detail. We had even forgotten that we were a mere 20 minutes away from home as it felt like we had gone on a...More

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    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 5 days ago

    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.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$80 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Johannesburg
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