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Casterbridge Hollow

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and i booked the Casterbridge Hollow Hotel for two nights over the weekend. We arrived, and after a brief registration process, were given keys to our room. The hotel pool and gardens are lovely and inviting. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The hotel puts out coffee and teas, juices and water in the lobby. The rooms...

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Carla_Coetzee, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear Richard C, Thank you for the lovely review that you have wrote on our Tripadvisor page. I am delighted that you have enjoyed our pool, our gardens, our room, our amenities and Magnolia Restaurant and Café. I am pleased that you could enjoy all that the Casterbridge Centre has to offer. I would like take this time to thank...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Team at Casterbridge are Amazing, If you didn't know you will think that they own this establishment, the way the take Personal Ownership & Consistent Excellent Service. Nelisiwe & Mandy Thank You for making me feel at home away from home always! You are our SA Hospitality ambassadors. Thank You Jt Matjila

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Carla_Coetzee, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear Johannes M, Thank you for taking the time in writing this lovely review us on our Tripadvisor page. I am delighted that you enjoy staying at Casterbridge Hollow. It is always a pleasure to welcome you back home. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you on behalf of Nelisiwe and Mandy for their special mention. They...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are spacious and nicely decorated, all the amenities you could expect from a 5 stars hotel (even a coffee plunger in the room with delicious ground coffee from Ethiopia!!). Excellent and really nice staff! Well maintain, quiet, comfortable big beds, beautiful swimming pool, great location...and affordable! In one word: A gem!

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Felicia_Ndlovu, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear AleBe2009, Thank you for taking the time in writing this lovely review on our Trip Advisor. I am over the moon that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Glad that you have enjoyed our rooms, the staff, our pool, location and most specially our Ethiopian coffee. We are looking forward in welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second visit to Casterbridge Hollow and can't wait to come back. Still the same top level of service and incredible staff. Location is ideal for anyone visiting the lowveld. Easy access to all the attractions and more importantly, down the road from the Kruger Park. Rooms are spacious and more than comfortable. Thank you Andre and staff for a...

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Felicia_Ndlovu, Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear RareEarth Thank you for reviewing us on trip advisor. It a great pleasure having you stay with us at Casterbridge Hollow. We are glad that you enjoyed our service and our facilities. would like to take this time to thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Casterbridge Hollow Boutique Hotel did not disappoint, it offered the exclusivity that one expects from Boutique Hotel. The service from the staff was outstanding, particularly from Mandy at reception, Tendai who waited on me at Magnolia Cafe and the Manager Gugu Mbuyane who went all out to make my stay warm and memorable. I can recommend it to anyone.

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Felicia_Ndlovu, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear Vonani M, Thank you for reviewing us on trip advisor. It was pleasurable having you stay with us at Casterbridge Hollow. I am glad that you enjoyed our service and our facilities. Mandy, Tendai, and Gugu would like to take this time to thank you for your kind words and special mention. They are our superstars and are proud...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

After being on safari, I had booked a group of 9 of us to have a night of relaxation and spa treatments at Casterbridge Hollow. As we pulled into the driveway I was initially put off by the way it felt like we were driving into a small shopping mall! But the moment we drove to the reception area where...

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Felicia_Ndlovu, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear Aussiepom72, Thank you for this lovely review that you left on our trip advisor page. It was an absolute pleasure having you and your group stay with us . I am thrilled that we have exceeded your expectations during your stay. Wendy would like to take this opportunity to thank you for her special mention. I am happy that...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Superb! Outstanding service and well trained staff. Rooms and amenities are fantastic! Swimming pool is like heaven on earth! Compliments to management Abd staff! We will be back! Magnolia Restsurant - Delicious and interesting menu and friendly helpful staff. The entire ambience and setting is beautiful!

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Felicia_Ndlovu, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear Mishka M, Thank you for your lovely review on our trip advisor page. On behalf of the Casterbridge Hollow team we would like to thank you for your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed our service, our rooms, the pool, and Magnolia Restaurant. We are looking forward in welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great place friendly staff awesome food good service and value for money Great surrounding and lots to see and do will definitely make a plan to come back here as soon as possible. Loved the steak it was done perfectly no regrets at all. Great experience

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Felicia_Ndlovu, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear Mr Thank you for the great Review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and your Dinner experience was Exceptional. We hope that one day we will welcome you back. thank you Casterbridge Team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We only stayed one night at Casterbridge Hollow on route elsewhere but it was a great choice. The room was neat, clean and rather large. The bed was super comfortable. It had all the amenities, including free wifi. We were a few steps away from the pool. The location of the hotel is great - easy access to the main...

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Felicia_Ndlovu, General Manager at Casterbridge Hollow, responded to this review

Dear Ilse Thank you for the time you have taken and given Casterbridge Hollow the beautiful review. We really appreciate it and it is Casterbridge Pride and joy to not only have Happy guests, But to Make it a point that we meet and Cater to all our guest as best as we can at all times. It motivates us...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The rooms at Casterbridge Hollow are nice, but nothing special. No bath, no CNN. No room service. Rose leaves on the bed - for a corporate visitor? No restaurant in the hotel - this is served at a restaurant across the road, Magnolia. The Nespresso machine in the foyer is a nice touch, but at more than R3000 pet room...

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Dear Hooggenoeg Thank you for the Time you took to give us a review. It is very unfortunate that your stay with us was not very pleasant with the things that you have mentioned. Casterbridge However does offer room service in the rooms. Magnolia restaurant is the Hotels restaurant. we trust and hope this did not dampen your experience and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amongst the sweet Mango trees of the original Casterbridge Farm...Casterbridge Hollow Boutique Hotel, a mere 15 minute drive from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, is ideal for the business traveller and is a convenient base from which tourists can access Kruger National Park and the Panorama Route.Casterbridge Hollow, Mpumalanga’s first “green hotel”, is a concept that has evolved with great charm, using the simplest and most basic materials. Colours are reminiscent of romantic hillside villages in Provence and Tuscany. It’s contemporary style is enhanced by richly textured baskets, sleek furnishings and designer fabrics featuring proteas and ‘bokkies’ which give the hotel an original handprint and convey its South African roots. Accessories such as wire-work baskets, hand-crafted tiles and decorative light fittings were all made by local artisans. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casterbridge Hollow

Address: 538 Cnr R40 & R, White River 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Price Range: $129 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casterbridge Hollow 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“the rooms with views of the wild forest are recommended.”
v0nanim, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The concept of rooms facing the pool is great. Request a room away from the parking area if you want more quiet. The pool is wonderful.”
IlseB630, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms are large with TV. no mini bar but rest of necessities are available”
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“pool view rooms are great!”
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