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Johannesburg, Gauteng
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

What a superb mountain venue for a wedding! 5*. Been there over 6 times. Then came the dinner... No! No! Top marks to waiters... but a dismal Friday wedding-dinner crashed my elated opinion of this Magaliesberg Mountain retreat. You betrayed the bride who worked tirelessly to make her wedding a success. The starter of prawns tempura did excite the palate.... More 

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Suider Paarl, South Africa
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

One Sax, 2 violins suspended over rolling Blue hills Roses the colour of an African sunset A generous groom And a bride, bubbly and beautiful Champagne reminiscent of the salmon on large white dinner plates Chrystal candelabras dancing to sway of a thousand candles That was the wedding of Kevin and Giulia Service? Possibly the best I have ever experienced... More 

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windham, me
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

I showed up needing a place to stay for a night to visit the elephant sanctuary in the AM. I had only 200Rand and was looking for a Dorm but the owner was gracious enough to bump me up to a double (really a quadruple!) for free. The room was beautiful, it had a double bed, single bed, sunken bed... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 September 2011

The weekend of 24 September 2011 we went to Red Ivory Backpackers. We were 3 couples and booked 3 rooms for the Saturday evening. When we arrived at the Red Ivory Backpackers we were very impressed, but not for long! We were very dissapointed, because earlier the day we asked the manager how many guests they were expecting (we were... More 

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Reviewed 8 January 2010

This is such a fantastic place to stay! The staff were incredible, we arrived late at night but they still sent someone to find us so we could follow them back in our car. The backpackers itself is lovely. The rooms are spacious, the communal area is comfortable and the pool and garden are stunning. We played a lot of... More 

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Address: North West, Hartbeespoort 250, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Hartbeespoort
Number of rooms: 25
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