The Blades

75 Zeekoegat, Kameeldrift Road, Kameeldrift EastPretoria0001South Africa
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About The Blades

The Blades sits on a 10-hectare woodland just outside of Roodeplaat Dam Provincial Nature Reserve in Pretoria, South Africa and features seven on-site conference and event venues.

The hotel's 46 rooms are equipped with a mini fridge, coffee-making facilities, safe, air conditioning, and hairdryer. Many rooms have views of the countryside, while the hotel's suites feature a fireplace.

Tour booking assistance is provided and there is a club lounge, along with a terrace offering views of the water. Wi-Fi is also provided at the property and there is an outdoor pool.

Breakfast is available at The Blades, while some packages include dinner at the on-site restaurant and bar, which is also open for lunch. Picnic lunches can be arranged through the hotel.

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa, featuring a reptile park and aquarium, is 22 kilometres from the hotel, while the tranquil Pretoria National Botanical Garden is 16 kilometres away.


75 Zeekoegat, Kameeldrift Road, Kameeldrift East, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
Telephone: +27(12)8089943 | Fax: +27(86)6367548 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Massage

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Wonderfully friendly staff

Reviews suggest staff at the property go out of their way to make every guest feel welcome and keep up the positive attitude throughout their stays. Travellers are fond of the staff and appreciate the effort they put into providing excellent service.

Beautiful, private rooms

Rooms at the hotel are outstanding, according to travellers, as they provide a private retreat away from the bustle of the city. Visitors say the rooms are spacious and afford a relaxing place to spend some time.

Outstanding views and scenery

There is an upper terrace at the property and guests love relaxing there because of the views of the nearby water and the chance to see birds flying through the area. Travellers find the sights available from numerous parts of the hotel breathtaking.

Negative Reviews

Food could be better

The restaurant could stand to improve a little bit, according to visitors, as the food isn't always up to the standard of the rest of the hotel.

No on-site spa

Guests complain about the lack of an on-site spa at the property, as this is an amenity they expect to find at the hotel of this type. Travellers feel as though a spa would push the hotel's quality over the top.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 80 reviews across the web
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8.6 out of 10 based on 80 reviews