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137 High Street Grahamstown

137 High Street, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

One star would certainly flatter this pigsty. Everything you touch is tatty. The only reason we stayed was that payment was demanded upfront, 6 months in advance. This is exploitation on another level, only because the opportunity is there with the Grahamstown festival. To charge R 1500 for the room per day is daylight robbery. This place is not worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Amazing festival! Freezing day. Stopped at the 137 High Street restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed the warm fireplace and hearty food. Very busy but all seemed under control. I love the old building and the floors were really beautiful. The place is also really well positioned. Would have no hesitation to recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This inn is very conveniently located right across the main entrance to Rhodes Univ, so it's a great option if you have business at Rhodes. But, there are no staff on site, so if you arrive late or want to check out early, this is very problematic. The rooms are small, and kind of sub-par (acceptable, but nothing noteworthy). You... More 

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Joan137, Owner at 137 High Street Grahamstown, responded to this review

The hours are standard for a guest house, it is only hotels that provide 24 hour service and if you arrive after hours (before 7:30am or after 9:30pm) all you need to do is contact our manager on the cell number on the sign outside a few minutes before arriving so you don’t even have to wait outside. If you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2011

Having passed through Grahamstown a few years ago and visited this hotel just for lunch we decided to stay for 3 nights on this occasion. The establishment must have changed hands during the intervening period. Plus points:- 1.Central location - close to Rhodes University 2.Secure parking in gated private courtyard 3.Large comfortable bed 4.Free Wi-Fi internet Minus points:- 1.This was... More 

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Firstly I would like to say that it would have been helpful to hear this at the time it happened so it could have been dealt with then. I was not even aware this website had any reviews about 137 until a guest told me about it. I have long since removed the conditions from my check-in form. The staff... More 

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