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Pretoria
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding at Welgelegen which turned out to be the most incredible weekend! The house has so much charm and the gardens are beyond stunning and impeccably maintained. On top of that, the service is excellent with staff always going the extra mile to make each guest feel special. It was also so easy to arrange our special...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Brad & Chanel, we were happy to be part of your very special day. You are looking forward to hosting you and the family for the first anniversary of your special day.

Heidelberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I entertained friends overnight at the Manor, from the first view ,of this magnificent Sir Edward Baker and Fleming designed and Built Manor, the experience begins. Connie and her team run an exemplary country house with attention to detail evident in every suite,bathroom or common areas. The suites were magnificently acquitted with all the modern amenities yet...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our establishment, and for your wonderful words of encouragement our Team always strives to provide our guests with the best experience of exceptional service. We hope to be hosting you again in the future.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were here a year and a half ago, and were very happy with our stay then. We were curious and decided to come back again. We must admit, things have only improved - if that was possible. Conny is still there to run the place, which she does brilliantly. To support her there is Rayna (front of house) who...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you once again for taking the time to write your review. It is always a pleasure to have you both here and the whole team is looking forward to host you again on your next visit to Welgelegen Manor and South Africa.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wonderful place to stay at and relax, excellent service and amazing food. Activities to keep you busy through the day. Rooms are very spacious and comfortable. One suggestion to install TV's in the rooms.

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words; we hope to be hosting you soon

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The bathrooms were the absolute highlight for me. Had a lovely stay. The food was scrumptious and the staff were particularly helpful and friendly. The service is unparalleled. The gardens were peaceful and serene - A stunning place to spend with a loved one. My ONLY criticism is the noise you hear from people walking in the suite above you...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

TJ we apologies for the noise from the upper floor we are looking into ways of rectifying the problem. Hoping to host you again soon

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Welgelegen and wel-ge-managed! Found this place by a fluke, having an unexpected extra night before flying back out of Jo’burg. They were listed in the “Portfolio” guide we had obtained at Kleine Constantia in Roodepoort earlier that week, another fine choice. Welgelegen is outside of Balfour, not far from Heidelberg and the Suikerbosrand National Park where I wanted to do...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We do look forward to hosting you when you return to our area.

Randburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A 5 star haven in the middle of nowhere - perfect for a relaxing, restful ,reviving weekend! Service and attention to detail was outstanding especially by host-Rayna. Outside activities minimal but beautiful pool to lounge next to and read. Set menu overpriced but a-la-carte scrumptious.

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your for your beautiful words , your comments have been passed on to all staff members

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had a fabulous stay at Welgelegan Manor, from start to finish it was just a beautiful romantic time spent together here, so much so that we are considering getting married here now. The gorgeous heritage building has distinct and antique furniture within it and in the bedroom suites, which are luxurious and nicely appointed with great care and attention...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank Sam for your beautiful review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your short stay with us , and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Your wonderful comments have been passed on to the staff.

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Spent a week at this hotel while on business, I have never stayed at another hotel which is so friendly and welcoming. With me working I could never be sure at what time I would be back but the excellent Mangeress and friendly team always made sure I could get a 3 course meal when returning My room was amazing,...

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WelgelegenManor, General Manager at Welgelegen Manor, responded to this review

Thank you Mick for review our Team always strives to ensure that our guests have the best experience possibly; we most certainly look forward to hosting you gain soon.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Excellent accommodation and Customer service. Ideal for relaxing and being pampered. Professional yet friendly staff. The Suites are well designed with lovely interior decor. I would go back as many times

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Thank you for your lovely review we most certainly hope to be hosting you again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welgelegen Manor

Address: Farm Rietbult | On the R51, Balfour 2410, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Balfour
Price Range: RM1,228 - RM1,523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Welgelegen Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“My Wife and I loved the upstairs room overlooking the however the 2 x 30 year old boys loved the outdoor Stable conversion.”
 of 5 bubbles DougpullenP, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They're all nice, but with wooden floors it may be quieter to have an upstairs room,”
 of 5 bubbles JamesW974, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms have aircons, hotel rooms have fire places. There are only 8 rooms in this Manor in total.”
 of 5 bubbles TTamine, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The garden suites are quiet, cool and have the perfect access to the courtyard”
  • Herb courtyard
  • Tea & coffee
  • Garden suite
  • Garden suite
 of 5 bubbles gdemeillon, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Chose a room either in the main house or outside in the loft rooms, avoid the outside ground units.”
 of 5 bubbles Kirt13, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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