We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Umtali Guest House

55 Albatross Drive | Fourways, Johannesburg 2055, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Johannesburg
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Old Umtali Guest House
Add a photo
Add Photo Write a Review

4 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    1
    2
    1
    0
    0
See reviews for
Families
0
1
Solo
0
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (4)
  • Mar-May only
    (1)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (1)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (1)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (1)
All months
Jinja, Uganda
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We actually stayed at the annex location for Old Umtali just a few blocks away. The location was perfect--just off the highways for quickly popping into the city. No fault of Old Umtali, but the annex has terrible cell reception. Our data plans couldn't work from the flat. The flat was basic, but very secure and comfortable. Our flat was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Somerset West, South Africa
Level Contributor
28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

I stayed a few times in Old Umtali now and I keep returning. Why? I just need a room which is clean and central located. This Guest House does provide that! The room is small, but big enough and supplies you with all you need. The furniture is a bit outdated and the bathroom tiny. The DSTV channels are more... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Africa
Level Contributor
31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I booked my stay here on the recommendation of a friend, mostly due to its central location in the Joburg Northern suburbs and good access to the freeway. My room was very small, especially the bathroom. The room fittings were ok, not great but not too bad. The TV was tiny with a poor picture, I got the impression that... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
UK
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2007

Recommend this guest house if you need to stay in Jo'burg. Very secure, good location (near Montecasino), beautiful private room, tasty breakfast and a very warm welcome! Only stayed one night on my travels but would definitely go back if I'm in the area again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

5 photos of this hotel

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Johannesburg hotels
0.0 mi away
The Residence Boutique Hotel
The Residence Boutique Hotel
#1 of 70 in Johannesburg
5.0 of 5 stars 393 reviews
0.0 mi away
The Winston Hotel
The Winston Hotel
#8 of 70 in Johannesburg
4.5 of 5 stars 183 reviews
0.0 mi away
Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
Holiday Inn Johannesburg-Rosebank
0.0 mi away
54 on Bath
54 on Bath
#4 of 70 in Johannesburg
4.5 of 5 stars 301 reviews
0.0 mi away
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities