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Experience world-class service at The Woodpecker Inn

The Woodpecker Inn is located within the Woodhill Golfing and Residential Estate and overlooks the 9th and 18th hole. The Pretoria East Hospital and Parkview Shopping Centre is 900 metres away, free WiFi is available on site. Each air-conditioned room features a satellite TV, DVD player and en suite bathroom. The rooms come with a digital safe, refrigerator and minibar. At The Woodpecker Inn you will find a bar and other facilities offered at the property include an outdoor swimming pool, squash and tennis court. The property offers free parking. The guest house is within 10 km from Pretoria Country Club, 12 km from University of Pretoria and 18.5 km from The Union Buildings. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is 41.5 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Pretoria
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Marysa
    Eswatini Eswatini
    Absolutely everything! What's not to like ... the breakfast is amazing, the staff are superb, the facilities are amazing and everything is thought of to make your stay as cozy and comfortable as possible. We will definitely be returning
  • Fifim100
    South Africa South Africa
    Oh my word I loved everything about this place. The staff is amazing! My booking was last minute but Alina made everything so smooth sailing. It's obviously cold as it's winter time but this place had everything to make us warm. I mean from...
  • Karen
    South Africa South Africa
    Everything was nice. Host was welcoming. Breakfast was lovely. View on the patio to the golf course whilst having breakfast was nice. Lots of birds and lush green lawns.

Hosted by Annatjie du Plessis

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Host review score
Annatjie du Plessis
The Woodpecker Inn is a luxurious five-star guest house that is hidden away on the 18th fairway of Pretoria East revered Woodhill Golfing and Residential Estate. The peaceful and secure environment that The Woodpecker Inn offers, combined with all the conveniences and luxuries that you would expect from a five-star guest house, is why we have been the accommodation provider of choice to the travelling business executive for many years. Estate security is of the highest standard, with strictly controlled authorised access to the estate only. Our powerful generator also ensures that no matter what the circumstances, you will be able to enjoy the full experience of what we offer. The Guest House is about 50 meters from the Country Club House which is excellent for lunches and dinners. The guest house is surrounded with abundant birdlife and nature, whilst providing you with all the comforts of home away from home. Free Wi-Fi throughout the guesthouse for guests to enjoy.
Our Guest House Manager, Annatjie du Plessis has decades of experience in the hospitality industry. Annatjie can also assist guests at The Woodpecker Inn with golf bookings at a discounted rate at the Woodhill Golf Course.
The Woodpecker Inn is situated in the prestigious Woodhill Golfing and Residential Estate in Pretoria where security is of the highest standard. Our guests can go for a leisurely stroll in the estate, even at night. The guest house is only 50 meters from the clubhouse, on the l8th fairway overlooking the 9th and 18th green with its two dams. Amenities Close by Pretoria East Hospital – 5 minutes Parkview Shopping Mall – 5 minutes Woodlands Mall – 5 minutes Virgin Active Gymnasium – 5 minutes Menlyn Shopping Mall – 10 minutes O.R. Tambo International Airport – 40 minutes Gautrain Hatfield Station – 20 minutes
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English

Property surroundings

Facilities of The Woodpecker Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Tennis equipment
  • Squash
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Business centre
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Electric blankets
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Pool/beach towels
    Languages spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English

    Property practice

    This property has told us they implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules
    The Woodpecker Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!

    From 14:00 to 20:00
    Until 10:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children are not allowed.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction
    The minimum age for check-in is 18
    Pets are not allowed.
    Accepted payment methods
    American ExpressVisaMastercardDiners ClubCash
    Smoking is not allowed.

    Legal information

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about The Woodpecker Inn

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The Woodpecker Inn is 8.1 miles from the centre of Pretoria. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at The Woodpecker Inn include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double

    • Check-in at The Woodpecker Inn is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • The prices at The Woodpecker Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Guests staying at The Woodpecker Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Breakfast to go

    • The Woodpecker Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Tennis court
      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Squash
      • Swimming Pool
      • Tennis equipment