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Merry Pebbles Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They got my booking wrong and was not flexible in discussing the matter Needs in-doors braai area - it rains often in Sabie Excellent location. Lovely trails to ride MTB and to hike, fly-fishing Shop at reception very convenient and stock everything you need

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Morne, Thank you for the feedback. Unfortunately we were fully booked on the weekend you stayed with us and changing the accommodation was not possible. The total refurbishment of the units you stayed in Chalet 1 and 2 were started on the 2nd of May and should be completed by June the 10th. Regards Walter

White River, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again we spent another long weekend at Merry Pebbles. Such a wonderful setting. Bird life amazing, fishing good, weather cold at night but a great opportunity to stand around the bomb fire. The ablutions are kept clean, always plenty of toilet paper available too. The little shop well kitted for basic needs too. We will return to camp again...

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Caz, Very chuffed that your well deserved break was enjoyed and that Merry Pebbles lived up to your expectations. We look forward to your next visit. Regards Walter

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good, well organised campsite, safe, lots for kids to do. Also offers self catering accommodation and on site restaurant. Helpful staff. Good walking and biking opportunities in the area, close to Blyde River Canyon and Krüger national Park. Dog friendly. Recommended if you are not looking for wild camping adventure but relaxed weekend. Only downside - no braai facilities at...

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Fiona, We are so fortunate to be situated in such a beautiful area. Glad we could add to the experience. Regards Walter

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This resort has nice big flat camp sites under massive trees with lots of shade, clean facilities with plenty of showers etc, good access control, a warm and cold pool, and long roads for kids to ride bikes on all day long. It is worth a visit for a lovely camp experience. The only two issues we had was that...

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Marelize, Thank you for your very positive review. We take note of your crits and appreciate your feedback. Regards Walter

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a break from the city of Pretoria, we drove through the early morning mist to watch the sun rise over the idyllic oasis of Merry Pebbles in Sabie after visiting family. Set in beautiful countryside nestling at the foot of the mountains Merry Pebbles is a well maintained holiday destination with sweet little cabanas and spacious grounds. The site...

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Lyndsay, It is so satisfying when guests enjoy their stay with us! Just really gives one a tingle! We really hope to see you back real soon. Regards Walter

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Merry Pebbles for local mountain bike race. We have been here many times. Disappointing that there is no longer heap of off-cut wood from local saw mills to make fire. The wood sold at the local shop is not great for braai - while the supplier packaging states "good for braai" and sold as "hardwood" it is...

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Marius, Thank you for your feedback. Yes unfortunately the sawmill which sold the wood to us have stopped selling any waste as they use it for their own power generation. We will definitely look into the supply of the wood we sell in our store and try and secure a new supplier. Regards Walter

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our 1st time at Merry Pebbles, and it was amazing! Whilst the resort was quite busy, we never felt like it was overcrowded. The kids had an incredible time and we barely saw them as they rode around on their bikes all day, every day. Having a heated pool in the chilli Sabie weather was great. The ablutions...

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Tamryn, The fact that Merry Pebbles is situated on a relatively flat site makes it ideal and safe for children on their bikes etc. We have conciously reduced the number of sites we let out as when we hired out all 200 sites the resort became unmanageable. So glad you enjoyed your well deserved break. Regards Walter

Durban
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A beautiful resort worth visiting, clean and highly recommended, surrounded by the most gorgeous mountains and the Sabie River offering Trout to an amateur angler, definitely recommendable. A wide variety of waterfalls in the area makes this a good stopover to view nature’s treasures.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Louwrens, We are so fortunate to be situated in the middle of such a lovely area! We appreciate your positive review and hope to see you in the not to distant future. Regards Walter

Durban
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Wow what an awesome place to stay with the family. The facilities were clean, the staff were so friendly and the grounds were well maintained. We really enjoyed our stay in the mini plettenberg's and found them to be perfect for our family of 4. We will definitely be back.

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi Robynnem862, So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We really look forward to your next visit! Regards Walter Comley

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our family of four stayed for 3 nights. The rooms were extremely small (luggage had to be put in the lounge area) and no grids for the braais were supplied. Units are cleaned daily, but dishes are not done - very odd. Apart from that, everything was 'fine'. I won't be suggesting the resort to anyone as a holiday destination...

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waltercomley, Owner at Merry Pebbles Resort, responded to this review

Hi ElsjeBee, Thank you for the feedback, we appreciate the constructive criticism. FYI the braai grids are at reception and the staff member on duty must have neglected to inform you of this. However we appreciate all crits particularly when not glowing. Regards Walter Comley

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Resort offering self-catering, as well as B&B and caravan or camping sites on the banks of the Sabie River. 1km from the village Sabie. Heated and cold water pools, with water slides, trampolines, tennis and hiking as well as mountain bike trails. Restaurant and general store on site. No motorcycles or quad bikes are permitted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merry Pebbles Resort

Address: Merry Pebbles Resort | Old Lydenburg road, Sabie 1260, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Sabie
Price Range: RM86 - RM297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Merry Pebbles Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 180
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