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South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Pure bliss. We enjoyed every minute at Phefumula. Lovely interior, good food, lovely views. This is a place where you can find yourself again. We stayed in Frisky Zebra. We enjoyed the jacuzzi. We will definitely return and recommend it to all our friends. our stay was just too short. We felt refreshed and ready for the new year when...

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 days here for my husbands birthday, the attention to detail and peaceful surroundings combined with the owners personal touches makes Phefumula a definite MUST for anyone who wants to relax in total comfort. The lodges are beautiful and fully equipped so you want for nothing. We had meals prepared for us, and the flavors and presentation of...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed in one of the new units right against the berg. It was all that we wanted and more - private, peaceful, secluded and classy. Welcome drinks and sherry included, and even nice "house wines" to buy, called the "Frisky Zebra" which was also what the unit was called. The jacuzzi is a bomb! What a relaxing weekend and...

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Komatipoort, South Africa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A gem in a secluded natural environment. Hiking and MTB friendly with possibility of spotting some wild life. In house meal orders (good food) and spa treatment available. Nice fireplace and jacuzzi with lots of privacy.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This getaway exceeded our expectations in every way. We planned a quiet weekend away where we could just relax away from the busy city life, but we got so much more. This was a luxurious weekend from the minute we arrived. A refreshing welcome drink and friendly staff was just the start. I'm so pleased we arranged for one of...

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White River, South Africa
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

After a grueling Namibian safari for 10 we needed a break for a couple of nights before heading home. Two nights in the Frisky Zebra at Phefumula Cottages was EXACTLY what we needed. The staff are discreet and professional, Jenni and Dave (the owners) are simply wonderful when you need them! The Frisky Zebra (No. 2) is huge, open plan,...

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Magaliesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

It is country bush style, luxury and some wild animals , shower outside" takes two " so romantic and what a giggle soaping eachother in the bush !! There is even a hot bath or would I say jacuzzi right in front of our cottage ! So impressed !!! Owners are great , staff is well trained and food is...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Ive been longing to visit Phefumula for longer then 3 years, and this year I decided to spoil myself on my birthday and book 2 nights. We stayed in Lepards Leap and the cottage was very well equipped and I can not fault the unit at all. I am however unhappy with some of the logistical/management arrangements. Jenni sent an...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This place is truly amazing. We Have booked to go for our second visit next weekend. Jenni and her team are exceptional. The cottages have all the luxuries you could ask for. If you are looking for a romantic private getaway this is most certainly the place :)

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Postmasburg
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We spend a night in unit 3 to start of our 15th anniversary week away. The bungalow is well appointed with a full kitchen, fireplace, inside and outside shower, Jacuzzi and bath. The sleep is exceptional, the furnishings tasteful and clean. We are already planning a return trip.....Absolutely brilliant!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Phefumula

Address: R24 X Vlaksfontein rd, Magaliesburg, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Magaliesburg
Number of rooms: 12
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“Funky Zebra but I think all units are special”
 of 5 bubbles RonelSouthAfrica, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the Frisky Zebra”
  • spa bath
 of 5 bubbles HenruK, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Unit 3 is brilliant, I suspect the other 2 units are equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnyBlue77, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are only 2 units at the moment but there are plans for 2 more.”
 of 5 bubbles grantcraigbruce, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“Any one would do.”
 of 5 bubbles 140yusufk, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
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