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Durban, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is conveniently located at some quiet place. The service is excellent. However, the rooms reflect the style of the old hotel especially the size, robes and bathrooms with some minor changes needed to modernise these facilities. I had a peaceful sleep

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Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best location, easily accessible and only 15 minutes away from the airport. Friendly and welcoming employees. Value for money, the best hotel to stay when around Mthatha. The hotel is getting old and will need an upgrade.

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Thank jdinake
GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer It is indeed with a great pleasure to read encouraging comments such as these on this platform. We real appreciate your time and we thank you for your continuous support. We are in advanced stages of planning refurbishment with our landlord and if all plans go accordingly we should start early next year. We look forward in welcoming... More 

Krugersdorp, South Africa
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Had a really lovely experience , besides the slowness at which i was assisted at check-in, my overall experience was very pleasing. The fruit bowl in my room to the comfortable bed with the fluffy pillows, nice shower and fast reliable wifi all were things that ticked the correct boxes... yes the hotel needs an upgrade ... please make sure... More 

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GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for taking time to post your comment on this platform. We appreciate your back as it assist us to improve our services and standards. I am very encouraged by constructive feedback like these we will continue working with our staff, internal and external trainings. We in advanced stages of planning refurbishment with our landlord... More 

East London, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The service that was received during the visit at Mthatha in the Garden Court was very good. The staff members were very helpful during my arrival and checking out. The bed I slept in was very comfortable and the room was neat.

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GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very for taking your time posting such positive comments about Garden Court Mthatha, I am very grateful to be surrounded by the staff who put guest first every time. I am very pleased to hear that your stay with us was seamless. Our beds indeed are the best in the area. Looking forward to see you... More 

East London, South Africa
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51 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I stayed here for a night. I got there in the evening, and I think the hotel was fully booked. Check in was fine, even though I had to wait a bit as they had to check something in my room. I was allocated a room on the upper floor, and I had to go up a flight of stairs,... More 

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GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer It is with great pleasure to read such a response and posted on this platform. We pride ourselves to be at your services. All what we do, we do it with a guest in mind. We look forward to welcome you back soon and we are planning to upgrade the Hotel just for our guest comfort. Kind Regards,... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good place to stay on the outskirts of the town. The area was quiet. Rooms were very spacious. I had 2 double beds in my room, and there was still enough space. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Thank wdulabh
GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for taking time to post your comments on this platform. We value your feedback and indeed it is the best place to stay in Mthatha, weather on business or leisure we are here at your service. Looking forward to welcome you back to your best destination in Mthatha. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

East London, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Mthatha Garden Court has operated for many years. The level of service has varied over the years from good to very good. One thing for sure the hotel has remained a place of convergence for all travellers from all walks of life and professionals. the main reason for this is that it is the only hotel that has strived to... More 

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GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for your time and positive comments on this platform. We appreciate your contribution in making what Garden Court Mthatha is known off. It is indeed encouraging to read reviews like these and we will keep on working hard ensuring that we meet and exceed our guest expectations. Thank you for choosing Garden Court Mthatha... More 

Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Was a very god stay at the Garden Court Mthahta will recommend for anyone to stay there. • Received good service • I like my room all stricter smoking regulations in rooms so apply location was ideal & amenities was good Very good view

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GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you very much for taking time to post comments on this platform. We appreciate your continue support, we will continue working hard ensuring we meet and exceed our guest expectations. It is indeed the best Hotel to stay at in Mthatha. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We traveled from Wilderness to Umtata & due to the rainy weather & extensive stop n go interventions due to road works arrived there at about 10 in the evening. No meals or room service available or an attempt to assist us on request as there is in fact a kitchen on the premises. And not even a vending machine... More 

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GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thanking you for your time taken posting your comments on this platform. I have noted your comments and I must inform you that our F&B services closes at 22:00 hours, we don't have duty chef and or waiters after that time. There is convenience shops within the radius of about +- 300m around the Hotel. I also advise... More 

Queenstown, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I always enjoy a visit to Garden Court. Pity I had to leave early due to my visit to Mthatha commitments. otherwise I like shopping centres and eating out around Mthatha. i would have loved going to places like Mthatha Dam.

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GCMthatha, General Manager at Garden Court Mthatha, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments on this platform, we appreciate your contribution and continuous support in improving Garden Court Mthatha standards and network. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly the heart of the Transkei, Mthatha is a bustling city that embodies an eclectic mix of old world South Africa and the new. It is a growing business centre and many companies use the city for conferences and events. The Garden Court Mthatha is hospitable, offering the friendly service that is common to the area. It offers access to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University as well as the city centre, an efficient airport and the national highway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Court Mthatha

Address: Nelson Mandela Drive, Mthatha 5100, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Mthatha
Price Range: £24 - £401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Court Mthatha 3*
Number of rooms: 117
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“get a room on the back section, away from the parking area”
 of 5 bubbles wdulabh, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“choose upper rooms”
 of 5 bubbles navys2015, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“1st floor rooms facing the pool/garden”
 of 5 bubbles CHARMSAMA, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a second floor room facing the garden”
 of 5 bubbles africanswan, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The suites are more quieter and a bit spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 660NOBE, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
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