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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Celebrating our 1st marriage anniversary, it was absolutely necessary for a quiet & romantic getaway! Thaba Manzi Ranch was perfect with its beautiful, open, green fields for our puppies to run freely, exquisite sunsets & the best place for a self-catering couple. So close that we drove after work! We'll definitely return with our friends! Thank you to the friendly...

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

Greetings, How gratifying to see that not only did you enjoy your visit but also how obviously you "get" what the ranch is all about. We will most certainly pass on your kind review of the staff and Esther your hostess all of whom we equally appreciate. All of us are pleased to know that we may see you again....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is absolutely beautifully located with views of the mountain and veld. To see and experience the horses and cows with the sounds and smells of a farm environment is truly relaxing and the walks enjoyable ( although one does have to "bundu-bash) most of the time. However the accommodation is terrible and R800 per night for the quality...

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

I am truly shocked at the bigoted undertones of your comment "domestic worker" an obvious code for racial prejudice. There are 37km of roads on the farm which guests who are allergic to "bundu bashing" are welcome to walk instead. As to horse-riding there are 13 horses on the farm and a simple request by you to your hostess Esther...

Pretoria
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We absolutely loved staying at this beautiful place. A true "plaas" experience! If ever we have the opportunity to return we would be delighted. This is extremely well priced. If you are a laid back person with an open mind, this one is for you!

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. It is always good to hear from our guests and we are particularly pleased at your description of our being "a true plaas". Any time you want to visit again ask for the new "friends van die farm" deal. :-)

Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The photo's on the internet are very disbelieving. I would rather say that this place is rustic than anything else. I think that the owner should make a effort and upgrade here and there, the place looks rather neglected. On the other hand, it is very quiet, and there is plenty of place to take walks, and it is pet...

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Secunda
Reviewed 2 December 2016

It was the best choice we could have made! It was tranquil and quiet. All staff were friendly and helpful when asked questions. Close to nearby nature reserve we spent the days looking at animals and being relaxed. We didn't want to leave, we wanted to stay there forever.

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased when we hear from satisfied guests. I shall ensure the team learn of your compliments on their service. Maybe we get lucky and see you again.

benoni
Reviewed 27 November 2016

It not on how, impossible to find.There are no signs indicating were to go.The host was very abrasive on the phone when we tried to get directions and told us to follow the directions that he emailed us. The directions would have been helpful if this was in a suburb however the place is a farm located among other farms...

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

Seabelo, Upon booking you were given detailed directions (written) and asked to follow these rather than rely on GPS units. When we spoke on the phone you confirmed that you had these on your laptop and would use them to get to us after your GPS sent you astray. The next morning, after it was brought to my attention that...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I went to Thaba Manzi to get away from the busy that life is, the Lilac cottage was beautiful and cosy, the atmosphere calming and relaxed and the service was wonderful. Esther,the head of housekeeping is such a beautiful soul,if anything I would return to Thaba Manzi just to see that beautiful smile evry morning. This location is full of...

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

Lauren, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience of Thaba Manzi Ranch. We love Esther too and as always we shall convey your compliments to her. See you soon and welcome to "la familia".

Klerksdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I visited Thaba Manzi with family and friends. It was not a good experience, due to the fact that the braaier we had at our bungalow, was in shambles. The bedding in the lounge, was also not clean, and the bedding in the main bedroom lacked a top sheet. Fortunately, I brought my own pillows ...To get back to the...

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

Feedback. We did speak with you and agreed that some of the matters you raised were ultimately non-issues and that you would in future raise any issues during rather than after your stay. Thank you for calling me back and the good chat.

Vanderbijlpark
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We really enjoyed our stay, it's exactly what we needed to rest. The cottages are very neat and organised. The staff are friendly and very gracious. We will definitely be going there in the future again. WE LOVED IT!!

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Thabamanzi, Owner at Thaba Manzi Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are of course very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our loyal staff were able to enhance your experience. Most of all we are happy that you plan to visit us again. All the best.

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 8 August 2016

It was the shortest weeken i have ever had. I really enjoyed myself. Hopinh to come back in summer. Thanks to Esther and Hans. Our stay was thee best. I had a quaility time with my man. Ideal for couples and families

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Thank you Tebogo for your support and complimentary feedback.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 2000 acre game and cattle ranch incorporating 2.5 km of the Magaliesberg mountain range. Enjoy an evening braai where the background music is the sounds of the bush and the calls of the Jackals. Or for the more active, we offer horse trails, hikes and climbs in the mountains, game viewing on numerous internal cycle and walking trails. Well appointed self-catering cottages accommodating from 2 to 4 people comfortably, handling a total of 12 people sharing. Individually furnished, each cottage is uniquely designed with Victorian slipper baths and double showers. They all have fully equipped kitchens, as well as own braai areas. Shared pool area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thaba Manzi Ranch

Address: Portion 19 Boschfontein | Manhaarrand, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Magaliesburg
Price Range: RM190 - RM275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thaba Manzi Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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