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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 32 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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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Fantastic hosts! Claire and Gavin showed fantastic attention to detail. beautiful breakfasts, georgeous garden which is lovely to sit in for early morning tea or late night wine, rooms of a very high standard with comfortable beds, good shower, excellent tea and coffee making facilities, and beautifully decorated. Adorable kitten and two loveable dogs for entertainment.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We arrived quite late after a 10 hour drive from LeSotho so we couldn't quite appreciate how beautiful Jenny's Guesthouse grounds are. Gavin welcomed us, showed us to our room and quickly directed us to good spots in town to eat and watch soccer (The Rat and Parrot did not disappoint). The guesthouse and the rooms are beautifully appointed with... More

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Cape Town
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We arrived hot and tired after an 9 hour drive from Cape Town to a friendly welcome with all relevant info re a quick early dinner in town before enjoying a relaxed glass of wine in their beautiful garden, whilst being entertained by their cute and playful kitten, Georgie. After a quiet night, we enjoyed breakfast with them chatting about... More

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Sussex, Uk
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We stayed only one night, but would certainly book again if in the area. Every detail was perfect, and we thoroughly appreciated it all. I agree with all the excellent reviews here. Our hostess, Claire, could not have been more helpful and kind.

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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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