Foxwood House is a beautiful venue to attend a conference or meeting at. The food they make is pretty good, but the highlight of the space is the incredible garden and the interesting old house. The garden makes one feel like you’re on holiday in some beautiful 19th century novel.
I stayed at Foxwood for six nights, and also hosted a weekend event, in September 2017. It was wonderful to be in a relaxed and rustic setting in Joburg and I was sorry to leave this sanctuary. Nikita, Dombi, Clayton and everyone were most welcoming and it was delightful to be surrounded by nature including Simone the German Shepherd, swans, ducks and peacocks. Thanks to everyone at Foxwood and hope to return 🙂
You would never say that there is naturally beautiful and tranquil environment. situated in-between a residential area, until you have been there too experience it. The Staff is friendly , service excellent and the preservation of the historical heritage makes it even more amazing.
Foxwood House: I don’t normally write to TripAdvisor. As I told the following story to my wife she urged me to respond to what we perceive as undeserved comment,. As I opened TripAdvisor I stumbled over an unfair review from a female who stayed at Foxwood the same night as I did. I was waiting for a guest in the entrance when I overheard the following conversation: The manager on duty was on the telephone with the Johannesburg water department. He was obviously very upset as he realized the situation: The water was supposed to be running at that time. It was 18:00: No estimate time was given to him. According to the water dept a pipe had again burst. Foxwood House had extra personnel on duty to supply buckets of borehole water to all rooms needed right through the night. With…
Staff was great, they however neglected to mention that there was no water since days before we arrived. Television did not work and milk was placed in a open coffee mug. Support staff was wonderful and the atmosphere and gardens was delightful.