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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   9 Dulverton Road | Somerset Heights, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
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Jenny's Guest House
Ranked #1 of 33 Grahamstown B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am not sure why this B&B has received so many excellent comments because it is only average. Either the other reviewers are easily pleased or don't get out much. We had a rather depressing room that had dark wooden panels on the sloping ceiling. The ensuite was very tiny with only enough room to just about dry yourself without... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is just exquisite. Claire is so incredibly welcoming, and was more than willing to show me where to go and catch a few sights around town in my overnight stopover. The peaceful atmosphere and well thought out additions to the room really make it a fantastic place to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reservation, welcome, tour, room and facilities were all great. However, the mattress in the bedroom in the front left looking at the house, was far too soft resulting in me having a bad night. Time to invest in a new mattress!

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Dulverton, Owner at Jenny's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Bobby Thank you for your review. I will see to the mattress immediately. I trust you enjoyed the rest of your 'back roading' trip. Kind Regards Claire More

Kalmar County, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, found the place on Rooms for Africa and stayed for e week as a part of a research study. Claire and Gavin are excellent host and helped us with contacts that we could interview. We also met a fellow guest, Henk, that showed us the ropes in and around Grahamstown. Rooms are large and clean at the guesthouse, breakfast... More

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Dulverton, Owner at Jenny's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Robert Thank you for your review. We do remember you! You were out doing research on rugby and soccer! Hope the research is going well. Kind Regards Claire More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Was excellent,allround plus meals 5 star,was also very well furnished and clean. Gardens where also well kept and staff very friendly. Bedding/towels plus all other essentials provided,would really recommend to anyone wanting to overnight,plus the pool and braai areas are excellent as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I stayed at Jenny's Guest House for one night and can truly recommend it. The room was clean and cosy, the bedding and towels clean and inviting. The area is quiet and the hosts are friendly. Breakfast was fresh and tasty.

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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We have stayed 3 times now and never been disappointed. Claire and Gavin run a immaculate guest house. The rooms and linen are of a excellent quality and standard. The staff are friendly and very efficient. Breakfast is always very good with choices from fruit and yoghurt to a full English breakfast. A true gem in Grahamstown.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

An attractive and tastefully furnished house with a lovely garden and rooms to match. The two Scottish terriers were a delight to watch. Extremely clean & the service excellent. We had to leave by 5 am & the packed breakfast was wholesome & delicious. Thoughtful hosts. Would recommend to anyone.

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Accra, Ghana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

my husband and i had a wonderful night at jenny's .the house was lovely and the beds were comfortable.the owners are very friendly and amazingly kind.we recommend jennys place to all passing through grahamstown. breakfast was nicely served and delicious.they also got lovely garden and two beautiful dogs.jennys is not in lonely planets guide which is a shame.please try jenny's... More

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have a few regrets about my holiday and one was that we only stayed one night at Jenny's. Spotlessly clean bedroom and sitting area made our first impression a great one. Gavin helped us in with the cases and showed us how things worked. We didn't see much of Grahamstown as we were visiting a friend and Pumba Game... More

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Address: 9 Dulverton Road | Somerset Heights, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Jenny's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6

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