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Amakoekoe Guest House

PO Box 122 | Honeydew, Johannesburg 2040, South Africa
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Ranked #62 of 259 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Amakoekoe is located close to The Dome and is in the opposite direction of the major traffic going to and from the events venue. The reception is open 24/7 which is great if you need to check in late or need some assistance from the staff. The guest house itself is rather average. It has all the conveniences one would... More 

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Kroonstad
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Staff was very helpful. Breakfast was good and more than enough. Location was great..Quiet and beautifu and you almost forget you are in the busy Johannesburg! Very neat and clean and room very comfortable.

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Amakoekoe, Manager at Amakoekoe Guest House, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for the kind review posted 26 Nov 2014. It is important for Amakoekoe to always deliver the best possible service and ensure our guests are comfortable and happy at the end of their stay. We are glad you found Amakoekoe to be of highest quality and we hope to welcome you back in the near future.... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had a wonderful day filled with joy and I must say the service was perfect my cousin really enjoyed her baby shower. A big thanks to the gentle man who was helping really appreciated God bless you and your team.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We have stayed twice now at Amakoekoe and each time it has been really great. This year we stayed with 3 family members who thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We are looking at booking again for next year as it is very convenient to all surrounding areas. The staff are so helpful and very pleasant nothing is too much trouble. Once... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

A home-like setting well tucked away off a busy motorway, complete with two cute looking dogs. Warm, friendly and ever helpful staff. My three nights stay in this comfortable facility was very refreshing. Whilst free internet access is limited to 100mb per day, the same access alternatively cost $7 - a bit on the high side I guess. Almost forgot,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Amakoekoe takes great care to provide a superb experience. The owners are caring and willing to make your stay a memerable one. Great care is taken on the details. The staff are well trained and welcoming

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Besides the fact that I paid the full amount charged before I left Cape Town, instructing my bank to send proof of payment to recipient, I was given an account o n my last day for R3460.00. After I kicked up a row the amount owed w as dropped to R132.00, which was correct,as I had two guests for breakfast... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Whats happening with Amakoekoe? The only good aspect about it, and what keeps me going back to them - is the excellent staff. The owners need to look at improving lumpy bed and smelly rooms. The telephone was not working due to lightning strikes, the water features were full of smelly, stagnant water. This place needs an upgrade so the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I stayed for 1 night to attend a dave Matthews band concert at the near by coca cola dome.these guys couldn't do enough for you,they arranged airport transfers and transfers to and from the gig.everybody I met was friendly and helpful.which was great as being from Scotland I was a little bit outside of my comfort zone. great place to... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

My fiance and I spent a weekend at Amakoekoe Guest house. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful-from the security guard to the 3 gentlemen in reception to the amazing chef. My boyfriend proposed to me at Amakoekoe and the staff went out of their way to make it perfect!! The service you receive is amazing! And the guesthouse is... More 

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Address: PO Box 122 | Honeydew, Johannesburg 2040, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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