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The Blades Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence

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The Blades Hotel is an exclusive 4 star hotel situated on a 10 hectare expanse of indigenous Bushveld, built on the banks of the Roodeplaat Dam. We offer a unique combination of indigenous vegetation, landscaping and water-front luxury. The Blades Hotel is conveniently situated just 20 minutes from Pretoria CBD, 40 minutes from OR Tambo Airport or Lanseria Airport, and 50 minutes from Johannesburg, making it an accessible destination for both local and international guests.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room service
Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Meeting rooms
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Charming
HOTEL CLASS
264Reviews
125Photos
0Q+A
36Room tips
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Very nice hotel. I especially love the beautiful scenery i.e trees, dam etc It’s not too far from the city but it feels like you are hundreds of km’s away. The room was spacious and very clean with fresh bedding and towels.
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Response from YolandaS1760, Manager at The Blades Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for the review. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon.
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I've been working with the Blades consistently over the last 2 years arranging a 3-day conference every quarter for a group of 25 executives. I have found the Blades team to be extraordinary in their level of detail and, most importantly, their extreme willingness to go the
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Response from YolandaS1760, Manager at The Blades Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your Review Carryn. It is always such a pleasure having you and your executives onsite. Were looking forward to welcoming you back later this year.
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Another great location with all the amenities, the room are comfortable and the food is great. The bar is reasonably stocked but not much choice for the whisky lovers. The service is a bit slow so be patient,
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Response from YolandaS1760, Manager at The Blades Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review. I am disappointed that you experienced the service as slow. We will definitely look into this as it is not the standard. I am looking forward to welcoming you back soon.
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I am a wheelchair user and visited The Blades for the first time for a conference (one night stay). Unfortunately the terrain is not suited to wheelchairs (unless motorised) as there is a lot of gravel to navigate in parking areas and the ramps down to reception/restaurant are
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Response from YolandaS1760, Manager at The Blades Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback on the wheelchair accessibility of the venue, this will definitely help us improve! It was such a pleasure to host you and I trust we will see you again soon.
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We had an awesome time - thank you to all of the very helpful staff who made us feel so welcome! The grounds are amazing and the venue is perfectly situated for what we required. Cant wait to stay there again later in the year!
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Response from YolandaS1760, Manager at The Blades Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your kind words! We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon.
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"The executive rooms have an amazing view. It was very quiet where we stayed in Room 10."
"I rated Rooms average, but have not been inside as we did not make use of accommodation."
"best location"
"Executive rooms on the dam have an amazing view and worth every penny"
"Best rooms are by the swimming pool area"
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PRICE RANGE
US$112 - US$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengPretoria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
46
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