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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily accessible with wonderful chalets. Staff are very friendly. Very relaxing and quiet. Awesome place for a weekend getaway or just to unwind from the daily stress. The spa centre is also a nice extra to have although the main attraction was the chalet/resort itself. Definitely recommend it!

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Thank Kunal M
South Africa
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We are at Hakuna matata for our anniversary and it is the perfect relaxing weekend. The larger Kayas have a braai facility and outdoor deck which is perfect for a quiet getaway. Peaceful and quiet, the owner and staff particularly Johnson as friendly and accommodating!

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Thank Darren F
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We recently spent 2 nights at the lodge with 2 days of spa treatments. The rooms are spacious with 2 bathrooms and toilets as well as plenty cupboard space. A stunning outside shower. The food was top quality with enough to chose from on the menu. The spa treatments were relaxing with great staff.

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Thank Sharon-Dalene
Roodepoort, South Africa
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Exhausted from my trip abroad, I booked a day spa treatment at Hakunamatata which was the best thing I could have ever done - I was absolutely pampered!!. My body felt hydrated, my skin had a glow and my muscles were relaxed. A spot of paradise with beautiful gardens in natural surrounding where you can hear the birds chirp. Thanks...

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Thank lornahobden
South Africa
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I first of all had an issue with the reception lady when i booked as her one price was wrong. Next i call to try solve the spa times and while i'm still talking she puts the phone down on me. I then put in a complaint. The manager then emails me back to apologies and solves the problem. I...

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1Thank greenmac29
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Oooh what a peaceful and tranquil place,with spacious private gardens.Owner/manager a hilarious man who went out of his way to make sure we had wonderful stay.I will definitely make it back with my family.Quite favorable rates for a **** star establishment. GRACIOUS, HAKUNAMATATA

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Thank mzovuyo
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I booked 30min spa sessions for a friend and I. The gardens are beautiful, but the quality of treatments and the spa facilities themselves left much to be desired. Breakfast was bland. Wasn't a complete waste of money but won't be going back.

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Thank Rebone
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Went to the Spa for a package that included lunch and 4 treatments and a 15 min sauna. The treatments were quite nice but the whole experience not quite up to scratch for the price paid. E.g. There was no towel to dry your hands in the bathroom. A jug of ice water in the sauna but no glasses. Towels...

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Thank louise l
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The staff were very friendly and professional and willing to help! The Massage and treatment package was very reasonably priced for everything that was included. It wasn't the best massage that I have had but it was still a really relaxing day and was a great way to recuperate without breaking the bank. the presentation on the food and the...

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Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

We went to Hakunamatata to take advantage of a Spa special. It was for a 2 hour spa, lunch and a stay over. We had not previously considered staying at Hakunamatata but will certainly do so for another special. The Spa was very clean, well organised and the staff friendly and able. They certainly deserve a 5/5 for the quality...

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Additional Information about Hakunamatata Lodge

Address: No. 171 Lake view Avenue | P.O.Box 3623, Johannesburg 2040, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Chalet #2 is great and the best in my opinion!”
  • Chalet #2
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 of 5 bubbles 729kunalm, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
  • Duvet barley touching the edge of the bed.
 of 5 bubbles greenmac29, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“rooms at the far end offer much more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles mzovuyo, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Do not book at this resort if you do not want to be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles LaetitiaJardim123, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Aks for the chalet with whirlpool, I'm not sure if every chalet has one.”
 of 5 bubbles S-Nicole-B, 17 Nov 2012 | Read review
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