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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   2A Lansdowne Road, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
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Colonel Graham Guest House
Ranked #8 of 30 Grahamstown B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights at the Colonel Graham while attending a school reunion. It was everything we wanted - convenient, very comfortable, very clean, great breakfast, friendly staff and off-road parking.

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South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We have stayed in various accommodations in Grahamstown which have all been good. The Colonel Graham Guesthouse is no exception. Sharike met us and was most helpful. Our room (Antoinette) has everything one needs for a comfortable stay. It is big and well appointed. The kitchenette was also well equipped. Our breakfast the next morning was excellent and our hostess... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Sharika and her team at the Col. Graham made my ten day stay everything I could have hoped for during Scifest. My self-catering unit was just what I needed to relax when I wasn't performing. Tip-top service, great breakfasts and no weirdness. Ten points.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Lovely beautifully maintained and spotlessly clean guest house. The bedrooms were spacious and comfortable and breakfast was served in a very nice dining room by a friendly lady. We were sorry we only could stay for one night as we had to carry on with our trip.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Stayed just one night during our travels in SA, had we known how pretty Grahamstown was we would have stayed longer and at this Guest House. We were greeted by a lovely young lady named Sharika, who opened the security gates and who was the owner. We were shown to lovely spacious rooms which also had a small separate kitchen... More

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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90 reviews 90 reviews
9 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The guest house is near the center of town and was easy to find. We stayed in the “Khoisan Cottage” and it had everything we needed even a small kitchen and living room. The bedroom had lots of space and was very comfortable. There was also secure parking next to the cottage for our car. We enjoyed our 3 nights... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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119 reviews 119 reviews
36 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

This guest house / Bed and breakfast also offers a self-catering option. Security is good, accommodation is generous and the breakfasts filling. Bring a swimming costume as the pool beckons invitingly on those sweltering February days. Enjoy the song of the birds in the trees.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

I stayed at Colonel graham for 2 nights in December 2011 and it was fantastic. It was a 3 minute drive from the university, and in close proximity to a shopping mall, which included various takeout restaurants and grocery store. The room was very comfortable and spacious. It also included a small cooking facility and a flatscreen tv. Sumpticious breakfast... More

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London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
41 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2011 via mobile

If you are looking for accommodation in Grahamstown I would highly reccommend Colonel Graham guest house, you most certainly won't be dissapointed. Very clean big rooms,nice swimming pool, friendly staff and super tasty fried eggs,which my fussy partner said were the best he's ever had:-), and of course smiley Sharika,thank you!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2010

We stayed at the Colonel Graham Guest House on two seperate occassions in September (one lengthy stay) and I'd recommend this beautiful Guest House to anyone. The rooms are very well appointed, comfortable and spacious. We were so at home having braais and relaxing in the well attended and pretty grounds. The staff were thorough and extremely friendly. It's central... More

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Address: 2A Lansdowne Road, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Hotel Class:4 star — Colonel Graham Guest House 4*

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Colonel Graham Guest House in the Eastern Cape city of Grahamstown offers the ideal blend of historical charm & modern day comforts in the tranquil environs of Lansdowne Road. The two accommodation guest houses are ideally situated close to the city centre as well as Grahamstown's private schools and Rhodes University.Colonel Graham Guest House offers 11 rooms situated in tranquil private gardens with a swimming pool and two undercover braai/barbeque areas. The guest house is owner-managed by Sharika van Dyk whose priority it is to provide friendly services to ensure that all your needs are met. ... more   less 
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