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Easyhotel Johannesburg CBD

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   90 De Korte Street, Braamfontein 2001, South Africa (Formerly Lamunu)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Roermond, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay in the Easyhotel. It is located in a vibrant part of Johannesburg, lots of little places for a coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Very nearby is a great pizza place (86 public), so no need to go far when it is dark in the evening. The rooms were clean, very modern design. The only... More

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Lagos, Nigeria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lovely no thrills, no frills hotel in the heart of Joburg CBD. Proximity to many fast food chains like McDonalds, KFC, Wimpy, Nandos etc, as well as shopping malls. Easy Hotel is also just a cheap taxi drive away from many of the attractions in Joburg. The Park Train station (Gautrain) is also a walking distance away. The rooms are... More

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Carmen G, General Manager at Easyhotel Johannesburg CBD, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to submit a review following your recent stay with us here at easyHotel JHB CBD. We strive to afford our guests with a stylish, comfortable product that is great value for money. I was disappointed to read that you experienced some problems in your room with the heating, especially during... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Ever since I found this place a year ago I make it my business to stay here. It's a quick jump to Soweto and anywhere for that matter thanks to the Gautrain and the numerous taxi ranks near by. In the middle of Braamfontein it affords access to some of the new hip restaurants, bars and clubs that are a... More

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Carmen G, General Manager at Easyhotel Johannesburg CBD, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to submit a review following your recent stay with us here at easyHotel JHB CBD. I was delighted to read that you consider our Hotel to be your, 'home away from home'. Here at easyHotel, we strive to provide our valued guests with just that kind of experience. I was however... More

Kampala, Uganda
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

One of the budget friendly hotels in Johannesburg that offer the basics in a nice way. There is little customer service and don't pamper you like five star hotels but the room I stayed in was big, warm for the winter, had to pay extra for cleaning. Particularly liked the level of privacy given and the close proximity to CBD... More

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Carmen G, General Manager at Easyhotel Johannesburg CBD, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property after your stay at easyHotel JHB CBD. We were delighted to note that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. I was however disappointed that you found our service to be substandard. I assure you that this is not typical and I will discuss your comments with my team as... More

Derwood, Maryland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Easy hotel has a great location in the middle of rapidly renewing Braamfontein. You can walk to lots of attractions and places: Constitution Hill, JoBurg theater, Wits University, the main train station and much more, and it's a lot safer than it used to be. The hotel is simple, elegant and no-fuss. No frills: no in-room dining or laundry so... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Very nice hotel BUT standard have gone done since it went to easyHotel you have to pay for cleaning service why not incl it with the rate. I had to extend as my plans in Johannesburg changed and was told my room wont be cleaned as I have to book a day before even tho I was going to pay... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Extremely well priced rooms that are spartan but clean and have everything a budget traveller needs including international power adapters. Well located on De Korte Street in Braamfontein across the road from the Branson centre and with a bar underneath that opens up to a courtyard of three other restaurants. The markets are also a two minute walk as are... More

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Berlin, Germany
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Rooms are OK (nothing special), with minimal space, but modern and well-designed. The location is good as it is in the city centre, but the staff cannot give any information on things to do (e.g. I was looking for a gym). Besides, the music from the club downstairs is extremely disturbing. Internet (which you pay for) does not work in... More

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São Paulo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It is really affordable and at a great location. 10 minutes walking to the Park Station, where you can get the Gautrain. It is also very close to Nelson Mandela Bridge and Wits University. Very simple, however modern, good and extremely affordable. If you need wi-fi, room service, printing something, you will have to pay extra, however it is still... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Spent 4 nights here with a group of 21 attending a conference nearby. Hotel in great central location, rooms were really great - basic, but bright, spacious, clean. Staff were really friendly and helpful and the food in the restaurant/bar was great. Only downsides were a very noisy bathroom fan, and no wifi in the rooms. The wifi in the... More

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Carmen G, General Manager at Easyhotel Johannesburg CBD, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to review easyHotel Johannesburg. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and value all feedback received from our guests. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Keep spreading the word. Kind regards, Carmen Graham General Manager More

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Address: 90 De Korte Street, Braamfontein 2001, South Africa (Formerly Lamunu)
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Braamfontein
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Easyhotel Johannesburg CBD 3*
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Lamunu Hotel Johannesburg
Easyhotel Johannesburg CBD Braamfontein, Greater Johannesburg

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easyHotel De Korte Street offers simplified comfort in a stylishly fun environment, all decked out in a retro colour-palette – bold oranges set strikingly against blacks and browns – and quirky details. Situated in the heart of Johannesburg and within walking distance of the Nelson Mandela Bridge, it’s easy getting to the nearby theatres, night spots, restaurants, major universities and prominent courts; its the ultimate in cool urban convenience. ... more   less 
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