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The Blades Hotel

Hotels.comUS$132*
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#13 of 72 Hotels in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$136*
US$132*
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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to visiting your establishment, after months of postponing. We were very disappointed to come across a torn table cloth, as well as a wobbly table we had to request be changed. Our unhappiness increased as we ordered the food. The salmon starter was not fresh, heaped with too much cream cheese. I could not bring myself...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a picnic at The Blades and it was an enjoyable afternoon. Upon arrival we were taken to our spot right by the dam after which the waiter showed us the wine list / beverage menu and brought our picnic basket. What I liked was that there were comfortable lounge chairs as well as a blanket so you can...

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerstin, Thank you for your lovely review! I am glad to hear that your time spent was enjoyable. I will bring your comments regarding portions to our chef's attention... thank you for the constructive feedback. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards The Blades Team

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ohhh what a weekend what a place we so enjoyed our picnic by the dam and the dinners were delicious loved the view too it was awesome. Cleanliness of the rooms, chilled environment and welcoming drinks

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Portia, Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time. We will be running a few amazing leisure specials over the next few months. Please keep an eye out? We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards The Blades Team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at 'The Blades' for the nights of the 5th to 7th March. This establishment advertises itself as a four star accommodation establishment. The rooms are pleasant and adequate however, the rooms are double-storeyed and there is no assistance for your bags especially if you are on the top floor. The roads leading to the hotel and on the...

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fathima, Thank you for your feedback. We always try and better our standards through constructive feedback from our valued customers. We will be in contact with you soon to further discuss all your concerns raised. Best regards The Blades Team

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I have just cancelled my stay at this place after only being there for 3 hours. The managers allow loud music to be played at all times with competing music playing from within the premises and the neighbouring property. They appear to have no way to deal with this and left me with no option but to check out. Check...

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Unathi, Thank you for your valued feedback. Additional training has been put in place in all relevant departments. To my understanding, our General Manager has been in contact with you. Please feel free to contact us at any time for further assistance. Warm regards The Blades Team

Pretoria
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We booked a night away at The Blades for some R&R. Had a relaxing picnic on the lawn on arrival - the picnic baskets are great (adding something sweet would have been awesome though). Checked into a lovely large executive suite with a beautiful view. Nespresso machine in the room is a definite plus. Dinner on the deck was great,...

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lelanie, Thank you for your review, I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time. With regards to the breakfast buffet; i have addressed the matter with our chef and relevant training has been put in place. We hope to welcome you back and better your experience next time around Best regards The Blades Team

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The lunch venue did not live up to the website promotion The food was reasonable but when you have to ask for the table cloth to be changed it says a lot about the restaurant standard The service was okay but a bit slow and the restaurant was not busy.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The overall consensus of the group was very positive and the workshop we attended was very successful. The few small issues experienced were easily ironed out and everyone was happy - this was mostly around the delivery and serving of Kosher meals. We had to remind the kitchen to ensure that all meals were served at the same time and...

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fiona, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that your workshop was successful! It was an absolute pleasure to work with you and we hope to welcome you all back in the near future. We have new menus that you absolutely HAVE to come and try! Warmest regards The Blades Team

JeremyS73
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Stayed here for a couple of days after flying in from the UK. It's an absolute gem - beautifully thought out and sensitive to the landscape, landscaped in the right places, left as bushveld in others. They had a big function on the night we arrived but we completely able to have a romantic dinner for two. The food is...

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JeremyS73, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you are able to visit us more often The Blades Team

Van Zylsrus, South Africa
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Chef Sammy Mashile's dinner best I've ever had, rib were well marinated, not dry and the lamb was presented in a 5 star way I haven't seen in a long while. The Hospitality team exceeded my expectations of mediocrity, the Blades Team was a well oiled machine, always willing to enjoy the moment and serve with a smile, Rony, Kenneth,...

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MelindaLouw, Marketing at The Blades Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hardy M, Thank you ever so much for you kind words! We truly are blessed with wonderful staff and Chef Sammy is a food guru :) I will pass your wonderful comments to all. We hope to welcome you back in the near future and spoil you all over again The Blades Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blades Hotel is an exclusive 4 star hotel situated on a 10 hectare expanse of indigenous Bushveld, built on the banks of the Roodeplaat Dam. We offer a unique combination of indigenous vegetation, landscaping and water-front luxury. The Blades Hotel is conveniently situated just 20 minutes from Pretoria CBD, 40 minutes from OR Tambo Airport or Lanseria Airport, and 50 minutes from Johannesburg, making it an accessible destination for both local and international guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blades Hotel

Address: Plot 75 Zeekoegat, Kameeldrift Road, Pretoria 0035, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: $150 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blades Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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“I did not stay over”
Fiona_and_Mark_RSA, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All units offer a special scenery”
collinen, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Executive Room No.5. IT WAS INCREDIBLE!!!”
  • Extremely Romantic
  • View fit for a king!
  • View from Room No.5
  • Very Spacious
SvdMerwe, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The place is very quite with a river flowing”
Matlale, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are of excellent quality.”
nlcombrinck, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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