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Pretoria
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely hotel but questionable service. We arrived just before 13:00 on Saturday18 Feb and had drinks outside then we moved inside to the lounge/library and after a while had to ask for service. We then had coffee served - but the stunning lounge with Persian rugs and huge decorative elephants was a walk through for the noisy staff...

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RoyalElephantHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ohoty O Thank you for the feedback received and for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it! The feedback we receive is of utmost importance for us to “experience what the guest feels”, note the shortcomings, and continuously strive for higher standards. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference...

Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent an overnight at the Royal Elephant as part of a conference package. The hotel wasn't busy so staff were attentive and readily available. The decor is not your usual hotel style, having high ceilings in the bedrooms, large bathrooms and large open showers. I found the bed comfortable and the aircon efficient, without being noisy. Dinner was a...

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RoyalElephantHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Andre H Thank you for the feedback received and for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it! The feedback we receive is of utmost importance for us to “experience what the guest feels”, note the shortcomings, and continuously strive for higher standards. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for business when my usual choices were fully booked. I've had this happen to me before in South Africa and it hasn't worked out well so I must admit to having reservations. I shouldn't have been concerned-The Royal Elephant didn't let me down. Room was spacious, clean and air conditioned with a nice shower and bath. Only negatives...

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RoyalElephantHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ian R Thank you for the feedback received and for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it! The feedback we receive is of utmost importance for us to “experience what the guest feels”, note the shortcomings, and continuously strive for higher standards. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference...

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I've experienced everything this amazing space has to offer, I've used the hotel the mangwanani spa, their restaurants and I've even hosted at their conference facilities and I have yet to be disappointed, the staff all round is very helpful and friendly. The food is of impeccable quality and taste, my favorite meal ever to this day is their oxtail...

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RoyalElephantHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Divine R Thank you for the feedback received and for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it! The feedback we receive is of utmost importance for us to “experience what the guest feels”, note the shortcomings, and continuously strive for higher standards. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference...

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Having a high level meeting with international guests and greatly disappointed with the meeting venue. Cramped and squashed into a bar area, not acceptable. Chose the venue due to always being satisfied with the service. Quite embarrassed with the meeting venue this time round

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We attended a Christmas function and stayed over at the hotel. Good breakfast and well appointed rooms. One issue with the door design which is constrained and leads to a problem pulling your bags through. Large bed and easy to use safe in wardrobe. All you need for a night away.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting the Royal Elephant Hotel in Centurion. I was part of a delegation that had attended the Cooperative Financial Institutions (CFI) Indaba (Conference). Before this I had just heard about this venue and I had never visited it until then. It is situated to the west of the N14 north along the M10 west....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our company had a 2 day conference and team build at the Royal Elephant. The rooms were great with the most stunning bathrooms. The food was to die for. I will go there again for sure. There is a small pool as well for a relaxing family visit.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a full day conference at the Royal Elephant Hotel and Conference Centre. The hotel is easily located with numerous and visible signboards closer to the hotel. The Conference Centre facilty that was allocated to us were one of the bigger ones seeing that we were a big group of people. The grounds of the hotel is massive with...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

It was a "walk in" booking and they had a room available, as I expected from a place with such a star rating. At R400 for two people for breakfast I find it a little overpriced. Even one of the front desk staff agreed with me. The room was adequate but no turndown service was forthcoming and the air con...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre situated on the banks of the Hennops River in Centurion, exemplifies tasteful North African elegance combined with exceptional, discreetly personalized attention to detail. We have gathered inspiration, stories, recipes, furnishings and embellishments that have embodied the essence of Moroccan living, hospitality and creativity over the ages. We have ten fully equipped conference venues accommodating groups ranging from 5 to 500 delegates seated cinema-style. The hotel boasts 40 luxurious rooms for our guests to rejuvenate with an upmarket restaurant, bar / poolside and lounges where guests can dine and relax. Royal Elephant cuisine is a medley of Moroccan, International and African cuisine. At her restaurant and bar, guests are treated to centuries' of interaction between Morocco and world cuisines and drinks, under the direction of celebrated Executive Chef, Andrew Hammond. The breathtakingly dramatic Zagora Grill Room restaurant serves a delicious fusion of South to North American, Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine and is ideal for breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Royal Elephant is the perfect venue for adding a touch of "Magic and Style" to a bride and groom's Wedding day. With a beautiful thatch chapel and various reception venues, the tranquility, picturesque location and elegance of Royal Elephant, provides a natural but very romantic atmosphere to make dreams come true! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: Corner Willem Botha & Wierda Streets, Eldoraigne, Centurion, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Centurion
Price Range: $217 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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“We did not sleep at this hotel but the ambiance and the setting is excellent. There was no traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles OhotyO, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best to be on the top floor - plumbing can be a bit noisy on the first foor”
 of 5 bubbles 766nigelb, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Generally quieter except the South where there is a busy road”
 of 5 bubbles zwelinjanit, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Insist on eating inside the restuarant, far away from the lake with its mosquitoes.”
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