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Great Massage

We took the African Stay and Spa. The snacks before everything started was really great, our leg... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Rene Y
,
Polokwane, South Africa
Birthday Spa Day

Bestie surprised me with a night of pampering at this Spa. I love massages and I have been to a... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
letmeseeubitthat
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
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Corner Pieter Wenning & William Nicol Drive, Sandton, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

I am MOST MOST DISAPPOINTED!!!! I have been to many spas, I travel the world a lot, I live overseas, and so on my return to SA for my mother's 60th I thought I would try find a lovely treat experience for her. I came...More

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback- we are certainly disappointed that you did not enjoy your spa experience with us as we pride ourselves on the service excellence which has seen Mowana Spa voted the number one spa in sandton on this platform by spa guests....More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We took the African Stay and Spa. The snacks before everything started was really great, our leg massage even more greater, then dinner came, we wanted to take our left over as a take away, because its really delicious, but was told we may not...More

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback - I believe that our GM Claudia James has been in touch and so hope that she was able to resolve all with you with regards to our policies Thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us overall and do look...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Bestie surprised me with a night of pampering at this Spa. I love massages and I have been to a couple of Spas in JHB but this one has to be one of the best. It lasted a whole 4 hrs with breaks of dinner...More

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you for your fabulous review - we are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent pamper journey with us and will certainly pass your kind comments on to Claudia and her team. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon Yours in Wellness Sharon Hunink Group...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

An absolutely amazing African night escape treat! The massages were wonderful, food was great. Staff were friendly and accommodating. The spa even went beyond to make sure everyone was warm by providing hot water bottles, extra blankets and hot drinks available after we returned from...More

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent pamper experience with us and will certainly pass your kind comments on to Claudia and her team. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon Yours in Wellness Sharon Hunink Group Marketing...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

The relaxing setting, super attentive staff, scrumptious innovative food and of course the heavenly treatments are superb. What makes it even more special is the value for money. I have never felt so relaxed and pampered at any other spa - and I have been...More

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your pamper journey with us and will certainly pass your kind comments on to the team. Hoping to welcome you back soon Yours in Wellness Sharon Hunink Group Marketing & Sales Manager

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place! Close to home but you feel as if you are miles away from the hustle of life. We couldn’t fault this place. There were 7 of us and every one felt the same way. The food was sublime (we thought the...More

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent pamper journey with us and will certainly pass your kind comments on to the team. Hope to welcome you back to Mowana Spa soon Yours in Wellness Sharon Hunink Group Marketing...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We have been to many spa's and for many massages. I am not sure if it was our masseuses but we did not enjoy the experience at all. The full body massage had no purpose no sequence or symmetry if this makes sense. What you...More

3  Thank Nicci B
Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you again for taking the time to give us a little feedback on your recent spa experience. We are extremely passionate about our service and spa offering and so were very disappointed to hear that you didn't enjoy your pamper with us. I am...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

One of our friends is gluten intolerant. With lunch, they did not substitute the croquettes with anything else. Which means he had to eat two pieces of meat with no sides for lunch. We have asked for substitutes when we booked. The key lime tart...More

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to complete a Review as we appreciate all guest feedback - we have noted your concerns re the menu and food items offered in the spa and have addressed this with our Group Executive Chef who will take the...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Went for the half day package and it was just the right amount. 3 different massages with lunch and high tea. You keep the same masseuse for the whole time so they know your preferences each massage.

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Sharon H, Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review - we are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to welcome you back soon Yours Sincerely Sharon Hunink Group Marketing & Sales Manager

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I have visited here solo, with my hubby and with friends. Each experience just gets better and better. Have tried the competition and they do not match up. Mowana all the wayMore

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Mowana Day Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review - we are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent Mowana Pamper Journey with us and will certainly pass your kind comments on to the team Looking forward to welcoming you back soon Yours in Wellness Sharon Hunink Group Marketing...More

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LorraineB2157
13 March 2018|
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Response from Sharon H | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine - we certainly have some wonderful full day pamper journeys on offer - these can be viewed on our website. Alternatively please send me your email address and I will gladly forward further info to you. Do hope... More
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Funeka P
21 January 2018|
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Response from Sharon H | Property representative |
apologies for this - kindly advise which Site you are referring to as have checked our website and definitely states Sundays 08H00-17H00 - look forward to your response so that I can rectify where possible
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Tia B
28 April 2017|
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Definitely not external guests and day visitors to our spa. Just remember that bookings are essential
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