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Ventersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Service from reception was very good. I had to move my booking over the phone and they did it with no problems. When we got to the hotel on Friday night at 20:15, the staff was very help full and a porter helped us to unpack and take our luggage to the room. The hotels looks very nice inside and...

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Free State, South Africa
Reviewed 7 June 2016

If you are coming to Brandwag Hotel for the view and the walks and could not care less about ambience or food then don't read any further. This was my Sunday buffet lunch experience. The hotel has been recently renovated but although clean and contemporary gives the impression of being tired and bored with itself. The staff are friendly but...

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2016

What a surprise. Do yourself a favour and visit this establishment. Clean, neat and neatly upmarket probably best describes the hotel. Better than expected - service was excellent and food delicious. Sit back and enjoy the scenery.

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Note the new name of this hotel since its refurbishment (in 2007?). This is the only hotel run by SanParks themselves, and in some respects I'm afraid it shows. The rooms are standard chain hotel style, but are spacious, clean and comfortable and have great showers! Ours certainly had a great view and the location is perfect for hiking in...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The newly named Golden Gate hotel and chalets is in the most beautiful location, however the services they offer are mediocre. Arrived Thursday and were told the A La carte bar area was only open until 6 for food and then buffet only (R170). We sat in the bar at 5 30 and were told by a staff member who...

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Canada
Reviewed 8 November 2012

This hotel has been update a few times in the last 30 years. We stayed at one of the self catering rooms, but ate at the restaurant. The food was excellent, the accommodations great. Really the only downside of this place was finding it, the signs are non-existent, the maps on their website dismal and the GPS didnt know where...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 April 2012

This hotel needs someone to pull it out of mediocrityto spectacular. It has everything going for it. Recent refurbishment. Unbelievable views. Potential to create great food. Rooms are adequate, mostly spacious. Pricey for what you actually receive. Clean and comfy. Breakfast is the same each morning, cereal, juices, eggs, bacon and fruit, tea, coffee. No pastries. Views from the bedrooms...

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2012

We stayed in the self catering accommodation. Clean and roomy with great views over the mountains. Ate in the restaurant one night and had a bad tummy the following day. Food is buffet service and not too good. "Typical African buffet" we were told. Good walks from here and not too far to go into Clarens, which is a quaint...

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms

Additional Information about Brandwag Hotel

Address: 202 Nelson Mandela Drive,, Clarens 9707, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Number of rooms: 84
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“Wifi is available in reception. Not entirely reliable, but in its place you can use the desktops in the adjacent business centre for free.”
 of 5 bubbles Bushman594, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“get the upstairs room, not ground level, you get a better view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles JoanneOlivier, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Leave plenty of time to get there, you are driving through a National Park and there is plenty to see.”
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 of 5 bubbles SMSOutthere, 8 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Ask to see rooms before you decide which one to take. Some of the views are a bit blocked from wooden design on balconies,”
 of 5 bubbles Ayr77, 26 Apr 2012 | Read review
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