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All reviewspilgrims restthe kitchen staffhistorical townold churchgold miningbuffet lunchstep back in timegold rushold worldold stylesmall townmain buildingquaint hotelhotel barupper townsitting roomthe staff were extremely friendly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable and food absolutely splendid. The people are very friendly. The setting is absolutely tranquil and it is a worth-while experience. The atmosphere is unique and the surroundings special. ...and if lucky, you might see a ghost! Administration unfortunately had my booking wrong, so...More

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Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Antony Thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Apologies about any administration error, please email me the details and I will ensure it is rectified and a refund is processed if necessary. Kind regards

Reviewed 8 May 2018

This hotel is kind of a fantasy as all the village. Looks like you are in a Holiwood's scenario... If you like comfortable rooms go to other hotel. The mattress are bad (but clean), the shower spits water and floods the rooms as you take...More

Thank 10mariaantonia10
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Mariaan Thanks for your review. We are sorry to hear you were not comfortable, all our mattresses have been replaced within the last two years, so please be so kind aso to email me directly at royal@rhpilgrims.co.za with your room number so that I...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We booked for 4 days and from the moment we arrived we felt home. Very well trained staff and neat rooms. The food is amazing. We will book again! Thank you to all the staff and management for a memorable experience. Special thanks to the...More

Thank Annelie_Rensburg
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 2 May 2018

Good Afternoon Annelie Thank you for being our wonderful guests! We are deeply encouraged as a team when our guests feel well looked after. Welcome "home" anytime! Kind Regards Lella

Reviewed 11 April 2018

Need to make some changes to the rooms. Tape on the wall to hold up peeling wallpaper. Not a good look. The restaurant food is terrible. The chef is not on hand and the food looks old!! Like reused from the day beforeMore

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Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 12 April 2018

Good Day wbarley It appears you did not enjoy your stay. We are aware that wall paper in certain rooms needs refurbishing, and our in depth maintenance plans are ongoing. This is challenging as the buildings (as you may or may not know) are owned...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018

Stop off on a tour, for a buffet lunch. This place has real history and some great beer, once you make your way through all the street venders selling nuts. Food was fast and satisfying. Service was quite fast but when the wait staff all...More

Thank Sprout1Cheshire
Response from Lella S, Manager at The Royal HotelResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Sprout1Cheshire Thanks for your review, we're thrilled that you enjoyed the food. The singing is a traditional experience that is usually very well received by international guests, and we work together with a local gumboot dance troupe. Hope you will visit us again. Kind...More

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"Perhaps main hotel may be better than one of the many annex buidlings - not sure!"
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"There are annex rooms and rooms in the hotel, don't know which is best, but perhaps you want to specify..."
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"If you can get the cottage RC1 -- go for it!!"
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"Ask for a room in one of the cottages toward the back of the hotel as they are quieter, with off-street..."
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