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Pretoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended conference. Setting was beautiful with pretty birds (many blue cranes). Food was good, coffee breaks sometimes needed filter coffee. Rooms were neat and clean. Mattresses on beds need to be replaced urgently. Floor mat in front shower would help.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 May 2016

As a conference venue, I can highly recommend this venue. Ample secure parking, well appointed conference rooms, excellent rooms for those overnight delegates, wifi in all conference and other main areas, Tranquility and friendliness of the employees at Pure Joy made for an excellent conference and function venue. Gardens and majestic blue crane birds all make for an ambiance one...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I was attended at Pure Joy Lodge in October 2015. Everything looks so nice and beautiful.It is a very pleasant place to stay and the staff are very friendly and helpful with professionalism. I had the privilege to meet the owners (Nettie and Johan). Nothing is too hard or too much to help you. They go to great lengths to...

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Thank suri410
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Dear Guests visiting this page. With reference to the review posted by Loehan Batt I wish to inform you that Loehan is a former employee of Pure Joy Lodge who was fired from the service of the lodge end of 2015. Pure Joy Lodge, their owners and legal team are currently compiling a legal case against Loehan Batt regarding several...

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Thank LuAnneThomson
Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 27 November 2015

The place is stunning with amazing gardens and magnificent Blue Crane walking around. The staff are also extremely helpful and attend to complaints and requests immediately. But alas, the maintenance is lacking. All the outdoor furniture is broken and shabby which spoils the lovely tranquil spaces in the garden. The pool is bright green and not very enticing.

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Thank 899gillian
US
Reviewed 5 September 2015

If you want a relaxing place for an off-site meeting or a retreat where access to nearby restaurants and services is not a requirement, and you don't need reliable internet access, you'll be happy here. Staff are friendly, food is reasonably good, and the grounds are peaceful to walk around, with birds and springbok. You might even come across "Swanzilla",...

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Thank Sandemaman
Waxahachie, Texas
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is not a fancy place but it is very good quality. The grounds are impeccably kept. There are different varieties of birds around the grounds, including blue cranes (national bird of South Africa I'm told.) The food is what I would call "South African comfort food" and it's delicious and prepared well. I only have three issues, none of...

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Thank Chepito97
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

First off the office staff ladies are wonderful, helpful and show that amazing South African hospitality. I stayed a week and found highs and lows in the meals but as a whole the dinners were typical conference center meals. The entire center is filled with wildlife. From a lot of springboks and blue cranes in the wild to many variety...

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Thank Bruce H
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I cannot believe the place has a four star rating! The rooms are without towels and there is no hot water in the public amenities. I was part of a larger group. A number of us had to settle for cold showers in the middle of winter and heating in bedrooms was inadequate. Most of the staff were friendly but...

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David N, Manager at Pure Joy Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Renier Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Pure Joy Guest Lodge. I would like to take this opportunity to apologise for any and all the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay. The owners of the Lodge have recently (end May) appointed new management to assist in improving the property as far as...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I attended a wedding of friends on the 2nd of May. The venue is beautiful and the staff were all friendly and professional. The food was delicious! The bathrooms were clean and the property well maintained. I will definitely recommend Pure Joy Lodge!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pure Joy offers the "Home away from Home" experience without compromising on Quality & Service. Home to a wide Waterfowl Collection of Waterbirds from around the world. Blue Crane Birds, Springbucks, Duikers & Steenbucks wander around freely just to add to our tranquil & beautiful venue. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pure Joy Lodge & Conference Centre

Address: Pure Joy Estate, No 527 | Maroela Street, Pretoria 0035, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: €55 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pure Joy Lodge & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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“The rooms are all good but there are only fans!”
 of 5 bubbles 899gillian, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Get rooms far from the restaurant and offices--it gets noisy with cars and people coming and going.”
 of 5 bubbles Chepito97, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles DalienD, 13 Jan 2015 | Read review
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