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Farm Rietbult On the R51, Balfour 2410 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You feel like you are living like a royal in this stately old home. The rooms, either in the main house, or the converted stables behind, are palatial. The grounds are extensive with views for miles. I have stayed here a couple of times, and...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

After 6 days walking safari and 6 days hiking in drakensberge we took an 3 days off to clean and pamper ourselves - Welgelegen is the very best place to feel comfortable and hostet from a very nice and friendly service Team! Thank you!

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Response from WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen ManorResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your time in reviewing our property, and we truly look forward to hosting you on your return visit to South Africa

Reviewed 18 September 2018

A beautiful hotel in a building that is over 100 years old that still has most of the original fixtures and fittings. Good service but unfortunately their lunch and dinner menu is very limited. We only had one option for dinner and the quality of...More

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Response from WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen ManorResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for your time in reviewing our property, and we truly look forward to hosting you on your return visit to Balfour

Reviewed 8 September 2018

I was pleasantly surprised to discover such a gem in the middle of nowhere. The place is breathtakingly beautiful. The architecture superb, place well maintained. and the staff cherry on time. I arrived very late but the Manager and the Chef went all out to...More

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Response from WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen ManorResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for your time in reviewing our property, and we truly look forward to hosting you on your return visit to Balfour

Reviewed 17 August 2018

This place is perfect to relax and do nothing. Emily, Norman and Lovis will go out of their way to ensure that you are treated like royalty. They will even customize your menu. They are great hosts and will ensure a comfortable stay

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Response from WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen ManorResponded 26 September 2018

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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 More 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! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$215 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Balfour
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$215 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Balfour
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Traveller (121)
Room & Suite (43)
Dining (18)
Pool & Beach (9)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"all rooms are great"
eimert
12 Nov 2017
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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..."
DougpullenP
11 Nov 2016
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"They're all nice, but with wooden floors it may be quieter to have an upstairs room,"
JamesW974
04 Jul 2016
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"Garden rooms have aircons, hotel rooms have fire places. There are only 8 rooms in this Manor in total."
TTamine
19 Jun 2016
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