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Jenny's Guest House

9 Dulverton Road | Somerset Heights, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Jenny's Guest House
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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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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Thank you Clair and Gavin for a wonderful stay . We were made to feel so welcome , the breakfast was a feast and the rooms were top class . We will be back for many more a stay ! (PS : I was not surprised to find you booked out when I tried to book a week later on... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Good place to stay as stopover. Friendly staff, good facilities. Nice neighbourhood. They said free wifi but from our room there was no signal, so that didn't work for us at all. They need a range extender to cover that room I guess. Pool, nice breakfast with options. Comfortable beds, good shower. Our little boy loved playing with the dogs... More 

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S Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My wife booked this guest house direct. Its in one of the Grahamstown's suburbs - a 5 minute drive to downtown. We had the two bedroom apartment over the garage. The apartment itself is fine. Ideal for a family with two bedrooms with en-suites, a kitchen area and sitting area. The couple who run it are very pleasant and welcoming.... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I have investigated the issue of providing Wi-Fi for multiple devises and have established that it is possible to have access to multiple devises from a single voucher. On your advice I have increased the duration of access. Kind Regards Claire More 

Oswestry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 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 November 19, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

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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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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