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Premier Hotel The Winkler

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overnight stay was good, help was sufficient, only problem was being woken up on the Sunday morning by lawnmovers and weedeaters! In arrival also room was not ready and they did not seem to know it was already paid for.

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Tanya, Thank you for taking the time to review Premier Hotel the Winkler. It's through your most valued feedback that we can truly measure ourselves. With regards to the lawnmowers we only commence with this around 09.00 on Weekends but apologiese if this was a "rude awakening"" for you I shall revise the times with the gardening TEAM. Regarding...

White River, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Definitely the place to be. My sister got married there last weekend (21/05/2017) and what an amazing place. The staff were very friendly and helpful on arrival. The rooms was beautiful and so comfortable, it felt like home. The manager Caeden was on the ball with everything and walked the extra mile for us to make the day very special....

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Corrie Thank you so much for your kind words after your recent stay at Premier Hotel The Winkler. Your review will go a long way to keep the TEAM motivated to achieve the high standards that we strive for in both service and friendlyness and it's pleasing to see we exceeded your expectations. Look forward to the nexst wedding...

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well catered and slept well, the place is excellent and I enjoyed my stay. I will definitely come back with the family. The children will love the place especially that it is situated around the Kruger National Park and the marvelous tourist areas like Sabie, Graskop and Pilgrim's rest. The Mbombela City is just another complementary area to visit with...

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Lucas, Thank you for taking the time to post such positive review on Tripadvisor after your recent stay at Premier Hotel The Winkler. Your comments will be shared with TEAM to encourage them to achieve and maintain the high standards that we strive for. As you mention, an ideal base from which to exloplore all the local atractions on...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are not well trained. It took 8 phone calls for the staff to send the first confirmation of booking in order to pay for the booking. There were so many mistakes in my booking until the day that we arrived at the hotel. Despite numerous calls and informing the staff that we are a family of 3, all...

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Saba, Thank you for your comments after your recent stay with us and I must apologise for any inconvenience caused during thereservation process. We were aware that there were some challenges and that you had called several times making changes too which added to the changes in rates as we operate a very dynamic pricing system and rates change...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Home away from home and we did not want to live the place.the location,restaurant and rooms deserves the stars.not to forget the staff,excellent service received. Thanx to the reception ladies,the restaurant manager and the general manager.

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Sipho, Thank you so much for your kind comments after your recent stay with, I'll be sure to share this with the TEAM. It was an absolute pleasure meeting with you and look forward to welcoming you back to Premier Hotel The Winkler in the near future. Thanks again for the review. Yours in hospitality Simon Sutherland General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had my wedding for 200 guests at the Winkler and it was the best day of my life. The leadership of the General Manager : Mr Simon Sutherland is a force to be reckoned with. The staff is professional and on top of their game. Thank you to everyone who went out of their way to make our day...

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Confidence, Thank you for taking te time to write such a positive review of Premier Hotel The Winkler. Your comments will greatky assist in motivating the TEAM to even greater heights. It was an absolute pleasure to host your wedding from the beautiful ceremony under the Mango grove to the stunning reception that followed. We enjyed having you with...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The advertised rate online was R1140. On arrival, I was charged R1500 per night. After listening to a customer complaining at reception, I was handed a key with little help or directions. This is after the manager made some snotty remark about my room having a view to the sea. In my room, I put my stuff down and inspected...

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dearv Alden, Thank you for your most valued comments after your recent stay with us. Obviously on this ocassion we did not meet the standards that we set our selves or your excpectations. With regrads to the rate we operate a very dynamic pricing structure and as occupancy demand increases or decreases so do our rates. Very similar to how...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accommodation was fair albeit problematic in the beginning. A blocked drain that took some time to repair was frustrating. The amenities are dated and in need of refurbishment. Staff are friendly and pleasant. Although it took time and a repeated request for an alternative room, it was eventually offered. But. Y then the blocked basin was repaired. Breakfast which...

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Manesh, Thank you for your most valued feedback regarding your recent stay with us, and sincere apologies for us not attending to the maintenance issue as quickly as we should have. Glad to see that you enjoyed the meals prepared even if the service could have been more attentive. With regard to visible management, apart from mysefl I also...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has beautiful gardens and pool but the rooms are a bit old and the WiFi only works at the reception. The breakfast boxes are just like at the other hotels in the area and the breakfast and dinner has a wide variety of dishes.

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Hector, Thank you for the positive comments that you posted on Tripadvisor with respect to the beautiful gardens. We are truly blessed to be situated in such tranquility. it was alos pleasing to see that you also enjoyed the chef's buffets with their wide variety of International and some traditional African dishes, along with the recently introduced live stir...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Hotel was clean View was great Food was an amazing surprise Staff was super courteous ! Amenities are not what you'd expect from a 4 star No charge points, no extension cord available Wifi did not work in the room

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Simon S, General Manager at Premier Hotel The Winkler, responded to this review

Dear Badrax, Thank you for your great comments about our TEAM, I'll be sure to share this with them as it goes a long way to keeping them on top of their game. Chef will also be pleased that you enjoyed the great food with us. On the charging points, we do provide adaptors which are available at reception. Thus...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With its ideal location, Premier Hotel The Winkler is the perfect location from which to explore the beautiful surrounding area. Only 20 minutes drive from the famous Kruger National Park and with easy access to attractions like the Blyde River Canyon, Sabie Waterfalls and Pilgrim's Rest. Premier Hotel The Winkler provides visitors with an incredible base from which to explore the rich African beauty of the Mpumalanga province. Founded around 1890, the town of White River has a rich history and has become both a tourism centre and a point of interest for those wishing to witness one of the most unique farming cultures in South Africa. Premier Hotel The Winkler is situated just 14km for the Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, a short 20 minute drive from the Kruger National Park, 10km outside of White River and a 30 minute drive to Nelspruit. The climate is said to be one of the best in South Africa, neither excessively hot in summer when rainfall is at its highest, nor overly cold during the sunny winters. Known for its scenic beauty, Mpumalanga offers visitors a front row seat to the majesty of Africa. The largest and most famous game reserve in South Africa lies at the heart of the Lowveld, a 20 minute drive from Premier Hotel The Winkler, the Kruger National Park is a wildlife experience like no other and allows visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the unpredictability of this iconic piece of Africa. The waterways of Mpumalanga offer explorers the opportunity to experience a different side of Africa, from the views over the sheer edges of the Blyde River Canyon 800m above the riverbed below to the tropical rain-forests that dominate the eastern side of the Crocodile River Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Premier Hotel The Winkler

Address: R538 Numbi Gate Road, White River 1249, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Price Range: €69 - €122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Premier Hotel The Winkler 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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“Higher floors have the most beautiful view.”
  • Tables was decorated beautifuly. Colours was blue and orange.
corriedelange26, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“The rooms got beautiful garden views.”
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“Best views, Quiet and closer to tourist spots”
confidencem2017, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Try another hotel.”
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“avoid. Book elsewhere”
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