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Thatchings Guest House

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Curry's Post Road, Nottingham Road 3280 South Africa See on map
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The manager and staff were attentive and kind. The breakfast was well cooked and pleasant... But the linen and the towels were absolutely dreadful!!!! Please make space in the budget for simple improvements. Karen Forssman

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

The heating was not put on prior to our arrival. The cottage was not insulated so it was impossible to heat properly. After one shower each on the first day there was no more hot water. We had to rush to a wedding so there...More

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Response from Trevor R, Owner at Thatchings Guest HouseResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for your review. There was a severe cold front over the weekend which is no excuse for you not being warm. We apologize for this. The unit does have an oil heater and 2 wall heaters as well as a heater in the...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Service par excellence. Charming hosts who were friendly and most helpful. Homely feel in lovely surroundings. Convenient location to many wedding venues, and close to Nottingham Road. Tea/coffee in the room was appreciated.

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Response from Trevor R, Owner at Thatchings Guest HouseResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. It's always a pleasure hosting lovely guests. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had such a lovely experience staying at Thatchings! From amazing service to the most beautiful view. We wish our stay was longer and will definitely be going back to enjoy it for longer. Thank you Trevor for going out of your way to make...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at this guest house which we stayed at whilst attending a wedding in a neighboring property. The owner, Trevor and his wife were wonderful hosts and deserve a special mention. They made sure we were well looked after. The property...More

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Response from Trevor R, Owner at Thatchings Guest HouseResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for the lovely review. We really enjoyed your stay with us and are very happy you enjoyed our hospitality. So glad you got to see Zebra and Impalas. All the best until next time.

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Thatchings is a 4 Star Guest House situated within a Trout and Game Estate and forms part of the Midlands Meander - South Africa's premier Arts and Crafts route.Thatchings lies in a beautiful setting of More ancient pine trees, rolling lawns, azalea shrubs and hydrangeas(stunning when in flower), and all overlooking a picturesque trot dam.With no fences to restrict them, impalas, zebras, wildebeest, eland and duikers frequently come onto the property which makes for an uplifting experience for guests.Thatchings offers a variety of en-suite accommodation, all under traditional African thatch, such as Bridal/Honeymoon Suite, Junior Suite, Family rooms, Twin rooms and double rooms.The rooms are tastefully furnished in country style and provided with electric blankets and heaters to ward off winter's chill, magazines, fresh flowers, TV and tea/coffee making facilities are provided to make guests stay comfortable.Thatchings is a quiet gentle place to ease mind, body and soul.Take a walk in the 300 hectare private game estate and you may well see zebras, black wildebeest, eland, red hartebeest, impalas, waterbuck, blesbuck, duiker, reed buck and monkeys to name a few of the resident animals. Abundant bird-life ensures that no walk is without seeing something of the fauna and flora of this beautiful region.Settle into the lounge with it's magical view or curl up at a roaring log fire in the guest lounge on those cold and misty days.Thatchings is perfectly situated for exploring the surrounding area with its wealth of experiences. There is easy access to the Drakensberg, Zulu and Boer War battlefields, golf courses and large dams for water sports just to name a few.An a la carte menu is available for dinner and a full English breakfast is included in the rate. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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US$102 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Nottingham Road
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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US$102 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Nottingham Road
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"The rooms might be warmer than the cottage. But some of them also didn't have hot water."
25 Jul 2018
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"We had the honeymoon room which was large, but not extra special."
30 Nov 2016
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"Remember to order dinner if you would like to eat in - they only cook to order - it is well worth it! ..."
25 Jul 2016
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"Room no 6 which is the family suite was awesome! It overlooked the dam and was in lovely serene surroundings."
27 Jun 2016
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