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    Hands On Retreat Craighall

    4 Argyle Avenue, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 4630
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    • Excellent62%
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    “picnic basket” (21 reviews)
    “hand massage” (8 reviews)
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    Reviewed 27 June 2017

    Had a great one night stay with lovely massages. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful, rooms very comfortable and breakfast was delicious.Venue is located close to many restaurants and access to shops.More

    1  Thank Dirk J
    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 28 June 2017

    We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and for the positive feed back with regards to our service. I will definitely share this review with the staff, they will be pleased to know that they doing a great job, and that the...More

    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    Lovely staff and facilities. Great breakfast. Underfloor heating in our room was wonderful.We had a car which could be parked inside the gates keeping it safe. The garden area is a lovely lace to relax as well as in front of the fire inside the...More

    Thank Debbles C
    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 27 June 2017

    We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us. The staff will be happy to receive such a great review from you, and thank you for taking the time to the do the review for us....More

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    We were so happy with the service and staff! The staff are so helpful and so friendly. They really made a our stay that much better! Our room was lovely, the food was great, and our massages were amazing! Just such a lovely place hidden...More

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    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 23 June 2017

    Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have shared on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at Hands on Retreat. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us.

    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    We had a lovely time. Beautiful place, friendly staff and good massages. Very good choice for a date night get away. Room was comfortable and warm and breakfast was delicious. We will be back for another spoilMore

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    Response from HandsOn_10, Manager at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 21 June 2017

    We totally agree with you, this is a great idea for a Date night. Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as well as all the relaxing treatments. Thank you for the...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    A quirky spa with wonderful staff, set in a beautiful garden. Attention to our personal needs was superb. I would suggest having a look at the menu when booking, as there are picnic baskets and high teas which need to be pre-booked.More

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    Thank marisas932
    Response from HandsOn_10, Owner at Hands On Retreat CraighallResponded 28 June 2017

    We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to your next visit with us. The staff will be happy to receive such a great review from you, and thank you for taking the time to the do the review for us....More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$ 75 - US$ 101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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