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Hofstetten, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quiet manor and environment, clean and spacious rooms, very friendly and helpful staff, excellent cook, good selection of wines, beautiful garden, swimming pool inviting..... what more do you want?

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Ramsgate, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was excellent, the house is stunning & the food was divine! It was good to be back & see the difference from when I was a child to what it has become today, as well as learn more of the history of the Mostert Estate. Thank you for arranging to meet Mr Mostert & for keeping the history...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property, it was a pleasure to host you and your partner. we look forward to hosting you soon.

Grantham
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Very comfortable stay with very good food, good walks around the estate,lovely big swimming pool with plenty of room around with.recliniing beds, would recommend this place to anybody and for a last stop before flying from Joburg it is a must.

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property - we look forward to hosting you again the near future

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We spent a weekend at Welgelegen Manor for our 2nd anniversary. On the whole, the weekend was excellent. The manor building and grounds are fantastic - it feels like you have been transported back in time. Being an old building, the owners have kept that feeling alive with things like a chess room, croquet, archery etc. Not once did we...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas, thank you for taking the time to review our property we appreciate all your comments and will always strive to improve on areas which need the attention. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

johannesburg
Reviewed 19 February 2017

So as a seasoned traveller you think you know all the little getaway hideaway spots about 1-3 hours out of Johannesburg, right? Those not unpleasant but rather predictable (and often amateurish) lodgings and restaurants in the Magaliesberg; the dreary drive in and around the west rand to get there and back; those cutesy places in Dullstroom (past the hideous coal...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Firstly thank you for taking the time to review or property your wonderful words of encouragement have been forwarded to the personnel. We endeavor to make every guest feel unique. We are looking forward to hosting you in the near future

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We booked for the night for our wedding anniversary and felt absolutely spoilt and pampered from the moment we arrived and were welcomed by Rayna. We stayed in one of the stable rooms and it is spacious, beautifully decorated and super comfortable. Apart from a lovely sized bedroom you have a separate lounge, changing area and huge bathroom which has...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment, your wonderful words of encouragement, these have been passed onto our staff. We are pleased that we were able to be part of your very special anniversary day. Looking forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Old country living lost to a modern world, uniquely captured here.Real old brass switches & door keys, silver teapots, antique photographs & furniture, marvelous architecture, a rose garden, married with incredible cuisine, luxury, state of the art finesse. Yet one feels so at home by the warmth exuded by Conny, Rayna & every staff member. An unforgettable experience. One wants...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you Simonè for taking the time to review our property, we always strive that our guests feels that they are at their home away from home. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future,

Pretoria
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had our wedding at Welgelegen which turned out to be the most incredible weekend! The house has so much charm and the gardens are beyond stunning and impeccably maintained. On top of that, the service is excellent with staff always going the extra mile to make each guest feel special. It was also so easy to arrange our special...

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Brad & Chanel, we were happy to be part of your very special day. You are looking forward to hosting you and the family for the first anniversary of your special day.

Heidelberg
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My Wife and I entertained friends overnight at the Manor, from the first view ,of this magnificent Sir Edward Baker and Fleming designed and Built Manor, the experience begins. Connie and her team run an exemplary country house with attention to detail evident in every suite,bathroom or common areas. The suites were magnificently acquitted with all the modern amenities yet...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our establishment, and for your wonderful words of encouragement our Team always strives to provide our guests with the best experience of exceptional service. We hope to be hosting you again in the future.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were here a year and a half ago, and were very happy with our stay then. We were curious and decided to come back again. We must admit, things have only improved - if that was possible. Conny is still there to run the place, which she does brilliantly. To support her there is Rayna (front of house) who...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you once again for taking the time to write your review. It is always a pleasure to have you both here and the whole team is looking forward to host you again on your next visit to Welgelegen Manor and South Africa.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the Exceptional Discover the lost art of gracious relaxation and sophisticated elegance at Welgelegen Manor - a little bit of old world country living, nestled in the Mpumalanga Highveld and just an hours drive from Johannesburg. From taking tea next to the fire in one of our beautifully appointed private lounges to choosing your favourite vintage from our premium wine collection, this Herbert Baker designed haven perfectly captures the spirit of understated luxury and personal attention. Welgelegen Manor is the ideal venue for a relaxed, stress free weekend away from the city. Bring your friends and family for a luxurious, yet relaxed atmosphere. Challenge your friends to a game of billiards or one of our board games and for the more energetic, practice your golf swing on our driving range, play a game of croquet, practice archery and in the near future, enjoy our grass tennis court currently under construction. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welgelegen Manor

Address: Farm Rietbult | On the R51, Balfour 2410, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Balfour
Price Range: R2 987 - R3 763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Welgelegen Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“My Wife and I loved the upstairs room overlooking the however the 2 x 30 year old boys loved the outdoor Stable conversion.”
DougpullenP, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They're all nice, but with wooden floors it may be quieter to have an upstairs room,”
JamesW974, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms have aircons, hotel rooms have fire places. There are only 8 rooms in this Manor in total.”
TTamine, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The garden suites are quiet, cool and have the perfect access to the courtyard”
  • Herb courtyard
  • Tea & coffee
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gdemeillon, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Chose a room either in the main house or outside in the loft rooms, avoid the outside ground units.”
Kirt13, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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