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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked my husband and I in to Hands On Retreat. Wow! What a lovely, romantic getaway. Beautiful gardens. Lots of private gazebos scattered around the gardens to sit in. We had a couples massage, then a picnic dinner (which had a surprise in it), spent the night and breakfast the next morning. Some great "us time". The picnic had... More 

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

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just wanted to get away for a night and I stumbled upon the Hands On Retreat Guest House. I was wonderfully surprised by the picnic basket, the food was amazing and they are very accommodating. Even more the massages was amazing and the staff was very professional. I will recommend this for a weekend getaway, you don't feel like... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a frequent business traveler, I need to score the Hands on retreat in Craighall a 5 star rating. Great rooms beautiful gardens and a very tranquil and peaceful stay. Staff are extremely helpful and service is great. Rooms are well equipped, comfortable and spacious. Its perfectly located for easy access to Rosebank, Sandton and most business centres but feels... More 

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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. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm welcome made our stay at the Spa more enjoyable. Accommodation and food were first rate as well as everything I needed was at hand or supplied when requested. Spa amenities were great. Lots of great therapies to make us feel pampered and rejuvenated. Strongly recommend Hands on retreat for a relaxing weekend away.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the whole set-up. From the Spa, The garden picnic, the accommodation and the breakfast. The whole place has a romantic set up and makes you rekindle with your loved one. The highlight of the trip was the garden picnic

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed eight nights at Hands on Retreat at Craighall. We looked forward to returning to our accommodation each night. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfasts were a treat. The surroundings are very quiet and peaceful, The spa treatment we had was wonderful. I cannot speak highly enough of Martina and her staff, nothing was a problem, even to... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing went my way last Friday 4th of November 2016. My flight was delayed, was caught up in peak hour traffic and therefore missed my scheduled massage at Hands On Retreat. When I arrived at Hands On Retreat, the staff were so friendly and accommodating. Karin then arrange my massage for the next morning. My room was very clean and... More 

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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 we could add some sunshine to everything that wrong on that day, We look forward to your return with us. More 

Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and were recently treated to a two night stay at "Hands on Retreat". We were impressed with the retreat facilities and the care taken to ensure that every small detail was attended to during our stay. The accommodation was clean and comfortable from the underfloor heating for those chilly winter evenings to the fluffy gowns and complimentary slippers.If... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hands-on-Retreat is in the middle of Sandton, yet you feel a million miles away from the City, setting the tone and vibe for a relaxing day or in my case, a relaxing overnight stay in the beautiful gardens and en suite room and bathroom that was so beautifully prepared for my husband and I. A beautifully laden basket of delicious... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm happy to report that from my first telephone call to enquire about availability, to our last greetings, the staff at Hands On treated us like royalty! Their "Precious" booked us in, showed us around and made sure we were happy all the time. Its obvious that he takes great pride in is work, and so does Refilwe, whose massage... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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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: $88 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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