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Big Five Guest House

3.0 of 5 27 Atwell Madala Street | Northcrest, Mthatha 5099, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is a safe haven in the journey across the Transkei... my room was quite small, but had everything I needed for a good night's sleep, with a very comfortable bed and well presented bathroom. Breakfast was excellent. Very friendly staff and a good breakfast.

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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in March and found the guest house to be perfectly fine but short of good. The breakfast needs some work, i was served cold fish fingers one morning. The beds have bedside tables but no side lights so you have to get up to go and turn off the main light. There was supposed to... More 

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Ronneby, Sweden
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The location is quite good if you are interested of a night's sleep close to the N2 road. The lorries may disturb your sleep. The guesthouse is surrounded by a high wall. The surroundings do not invite for an evening walk. The room was clean, medium sized and bathroom with a shower big enough. The breakfast was adequate, but the... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Maybe it helps that I had zero expectations about a guest house in Umtata,like zilch. But I was well impressed with this one. We stopped over during our December road-trip and it was by chance that we found this place. It must be said that we arrived on the day of the staff end-of-year party and were invited to join.... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

The guesthouse, looks amazing! The rooms are beautiful and the owners are so taught-full! We arrived at Christmas Eve quite late without any food, they offered us their own meals! And in the morning the tables in the breakfast area where set with little gifts and the food was great! Thank you Adila for the great experience! We will definitely... More 

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Address: 27 Atwell Madala Street | Northcrest, Mthatha 5099, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Mthatha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Five Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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