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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   7 York Street | Kensington South, Johannesburg 2047, South Africa
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Ranked #32 of 234 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wayne S Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay at a wonderful bead and breakfast. The service and accommodation are of the highest standard. the rooms are beautifully decorated and spacious. It is centrally located to the airport and very accessible to the closest highway. Real value for money.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was not what we perceived it to be and we were very disappointed as we were misinformed by the owner. Restaurants are not within walking distance and the level of cleanliness is not up to standard. I personally would not recommend this place to anyone, we did not remain the full 5 nights but rather went to stay... More

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Gavin S, Owner at House on York, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. For clarity each confirmation booking is sent with directions and a map to our location. When a guest accidentally books in the wrong area, as this guest did, needing to be in Fourways, we are unable to refund on the day of arrival. A portion was paid back to the guest to try assist them... More

Redding, California
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
91 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Wonderful staff, yet the place is straight out of the 1970's. It's a guesthouse with a homely atmosphere and very low price, yet you are getting your moneys worth. Be aware that it is quite old, with a website that is much better than reality. It seems safe. You need a car to stay here though, it's not a walking... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The best place to be in , in Johannesburg.The staff is very friendly and welcoming. Close to shopping centres and restaurants.The place lovely and homely .The breakafast is great ,what a special and lovely place to be in

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Customer-focused service approach to ensure that individual needs are met. Gavin goes beyond the norms to ensure great customer satisfaction. Lovely premises, furnishings and attention to detail. Relaxed and welcoming environment with great facilities and rooms look absolutely fab! I look forward to my next visit. I especially like the lounge and the garden areas. A good place to relax... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I am a conferences coordinator and now constantly use The House on York, Kensington, Johannesburg to accommodate my delegates and guests. I found it compelling to also add my feed back on this platform as The House on York deserves a public commendation. Their service, from booking my guests in, welcoming them, accommodating and seeing them off when they leave... More

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Umdloti, South Africa
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We travelled to jhb without a destination and googled House on york guest house. We were welcomed with open arms and our feeling was 'special' every day we stayed there. The management and staff were all unusual in their approach, as there lurked as sense of humor no matter what hour. No matter what, if they did not have it...they... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I repeatedly book this guest house for business. The facilities are immaculate, the staff are efficient and welcoming. All round great value for money. The breakfast selection great. The guest house is conveniently located near the highway as well as a number of malls and restaurants.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Beautiful finishings, comfortable rooms and excellent position, make this the perfect place for business trips to Johannesburg. Gavin is attentive and accommodating.Thumbs up to you Mr. Smith for a well managed guest house. I will be back....

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The best place to be in around Johannesburg, lovely atmosphere ,friendly and lovelystaff and great hospitality. Close to places to visit and shopping malls. Well centered place and close to the airport and Jhb Cbd

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Address: 7 York Street | Kensington South, Johannesburg 2047, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — House on York 4*
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