Press Releases

De Hoek Country Gardens at Spring Time

September 5, 2019

The blooming season of spring is an especially exciting time at De Hoek Country Hotel, and finally its cycle has begun. While the gardens are maintained with manicured lawns, evergreen shrubs and trees through the winter time, the anticipation on the colours that will shade the grounds is always expected as the dry cold moistens.... Read More

De Hoek wins 2018 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award

June 27, 2018

Magaliesburg, South Africa, January 2018 – De Hoek Country Hotel today announced it has been recognised as a winner in the Top 25 Hotels in South Africa category of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels, ranking 18th out of 25. Travellers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and... Read More

The Baton of Ownership Passes at De Hoek

April 27, 2018

Johann and Emma Redelinghuys and their family, the original founders of this award winning, elegant, Magaliesburg Country House Hotel, have sold the business to Isaac and Khumo Shongwe who now become the sole owners. Isaac is the founder and Chairman of Letsema Holdings – a ‘buy and hold’ investment Company- in which he founded Letsema... Read More

Exciting New Executive Chef Appointed

March 27, 2018

De Hoek Country Hotel, a luxury award-winning privately owned country hotel in Magaliesburg, is delighted to announce Jacques Swart as their new Executive Chef. Jacques Swart is a highly experienced and talented young Chef, dedicated to producing World-Class Cuisine, using the finest seasonal produce that can be sourced in the local area. Jacques believes in... Read More

De Hoek Country Hotel,a quintessential destination in Magaliesberg

January 30, 2017

It has been 6 years since I last crossed this bridge, that leads visitors to the main reception area The weight limit is 3 tons…not a problem for guests when they arrive. But after the food on offer, they might have a problem leaving. For more about the food: The crown on the room key... Read More

The top 25 hotels in South Africa

January 25, 2017

TripAdvisor has released the hotel category winners in their 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards – which means they’ve also released the top hotels in South Africa. Unfortunately none of SA’s hotels made it into the world’s top 25, but we still boast exceptional hotels locally. The top 25 hotels in South Africa are determined based on... Read More