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Hans Merensky Hotel & Estate

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Oxfordshire
Reviewed 17 February 2012

We are two of the lucky few to have experienced the lifestyle getaway of Phalaborwa, the gateway to the Kruger National Park, which is just a short drive from this wonderful hotel...We enjoyed a truly wonderful south african welcome,upon our arrival, and our stay was that of pure enjoyment and relaxation, just to lie by the pool and the staff...

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3Thank Wendy S
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Hans Merensky estate has been built on grand scale, and the number of hotel rooms continues to expand. However, having been there several times, I note that many areas of the construction have not progressed much in several years - for example there is supposed to be a gym and a big outdoor swimming pool but both have been in...

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1Thank Duncantrips
Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 May 2011

It's like a ghost town. No one was staying there. There were cob webs everywhere. The heat in our room didn't work. We didn't even want the room to be cleaned for fear that we would be robbed. Nobody was friendly or helpful. The internet was down for the entire stay. The pro shop was completely empty. There is nothing...

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8Thank amilorn
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 June 2010

I am one of the lucky few South Africans to have experienced the lifestyle getaway of Phalaborwa. The gateway to the Kruger National Park! Here are short stories of the trip, a window, maybe even an inspiration for your next trip? Forget going overseas, this is one of those 101 things to do before you die. It’s a must for...

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Thank Cuppa-Jolea
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 22 April 2010

We were there for a family vacation with friends and were firstly amazed by the beauty of the premisses, bur were then confronted with similar problems others have encountered. No welcoming other than handing us the keys over. A welcome letter without any explanation regarding the facilities or security guidelines in case of an encounter with a wild animal. Furthermore,...

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4Thank Mirabeau_10
La Jolla, California
Reviewed 9 January 2010

I do not usually bad-mouth places but this place is to be avoided at all costs. Besides having very dated facilities (construction under way may solve that--maybe), we were actually the victims of crime! When we checked in, we found that our safe was not working and requested servicing. It was "repaired" and we put our valuables in it. When...

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3Thank Ann D
Sanary Provence
Reviewed 30 November 2009

tis resort has 140 rooms and is already disorganized and they are building 140 additional rooms !!!difficult to find the reception then they give you the key of your room and leave you alone without a plan just vague explanations .After looking for our room for 20 minutes we went back to the reception and asked to be driven to...

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4Thank jerrySanaryProvence

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hans Merensky Hotel & Estate

Address: Club road | Phalaborwa, Kruger National Park 1390, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Number of rooms: 89
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“Only go for the self catering units”
 of 5 bubbles AlexanderG844, 29 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Try for an updated one with flat screen TV etc”
 of 5 bubbles fotowizz, 1 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Take the lodges, not the hotel rooms...”
 of 5 bubbles Duncantrips, 28 Nov 2011 | Read review
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