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The Blades Hotel

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#10 of 73 Hotels in Pretoria
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Rooted in a proud history of SA rowing on the Roodeplaat Dam this venue is ideal for executive team meetings. Functional meeting room and other facilities. Luxury accommodation met all expectations. Service attentive and professional

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a surprise to find such a wonderful place on the banks of Roodeplaat. We went for lunch to celebrate the new year and were not disappointed! Enjoyed a 3 course meal that was absolutely Devine and will be back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we did not stay in the hotel but only had lunch. The restaurant is on the banks of the dam n u can enjoy your lunch by the waterbody with birds chirping n bees buzzing. Alternately a picnic by the banks is also a grand idea. The food was amazing. Our waiter Trevor was very friendly n helpful. The...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice getaway... very quiet and peaceful. Restaurant food were very good, service good and picnic excellent. Enjoyed breakfast every morning on the deck watching over the dam. The rooms are nice and spacious, very clean and have nice views. Not much to do other than swimming, playing pool, eat and drink.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Had our year end function and we had a great time, cant wait to go back, beautiful bedrooms and clean indeed. thank you The Blades for a memorable event it was. Professional stuff and very efficient. Also would be lovely to visit as a couple.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

It was such a pleasure dealing with the staff of The Blades. Our room had a great view of the river and the room was comfortable, so happy there was air-con as it is rather warm out there. We had a Luxury room with a small lounge, fireplace for winter and a bath on the other side of the fire...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Cannot fault the staff but waited a very long time for our food. Cannot say that I will go back as it was an avarage meal that did nothing for my tastebuds. Very nice setting with water view but cannot use the deck late afternoon as sun is a problem and the umbrellas does not give side shade. Bathrooms had...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My stay at The Blades was a memorable one, The personal touch for all of us there made it an amazing experience. The place is so peaceful coming . I will go back to The Blades as many times as the opportunity arises. A special Thank you to Jodi Wow!! the lady made sure we felt at home all the...

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Thank collinen
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the junior SA champs. The rooms are beautiful and very comfortable, the restaurant has a wide selection of choices and I would go back just for the duo of lamb. Breakfast was great with freshly squeezed orange juice. The Blades is a short 10 min trip to Roodeplaat rowing club. We will be back!

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I spent one night at The Blades last weekend to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was our first night away from our 5-month-old baby boy. The venue was scenic, with a beautiful deck looking out over the water. Our room had a lovely view and was very luxurious, with plush decor and a fireplace next to the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blades Hotel

Address: Plot 75 Zeekoegat, Kameeldrift Road, Pretoria 0035, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: RM523 - RM791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blades Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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“All units offer a special scenery”
 of 5 bubbles collinen, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Executive Room No.5. IT WAS INCREDIBLE!!!”
  • Extremely Romantic
  • View fit for a king!
  • View from Room No.5
  • Very Spacious
 of 5 bubbles SvdMerwe, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The place is very quite with a river flowing”
 of 5 bubbles Matlale, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are of excellent quality.”
 of 5 bubbles nlcombrinck, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“"Corner suites are large and sunny" good for family. Break away meeting rooms are very comforting with accessible networks.”
 of 5 bubbles MphozaB, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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