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African Rock Hotel

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48 de Villiers Avenue | Van Riebeeck Estates, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine, if you can, a hotel mere minutes away from Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport where the loudest ambient noise you hear is bird song. That's the case at African Rock, a boutique hotel in the Kempton Park district that is a true gem. The rooms, at least ours (which let onto the pool and garden area) and our traveling companions',... More 

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Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The thought about collecting my daughter at 0530 in the morning from OR Tambo was a little daunting! That all changed the moment I arrived at this small boutique hotel! The reception staff were so welcoming and friendly and there was a warm glow of a fire inside. The owner, Otto, personally assisted me with my overnight bag and showed... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a different kind of Hotel away from the 200 bedroom kind, then this Hotel is the one! What a beautiful Hotel, so intimate and the room we had No.9 was lovely. We were picked up by a BMW whisked through the traffic to a lovely area in the town where the Hotel is tucked away.... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately we only spent one night there, but what a surprise. The rooms are really big, clean, well decorated and if you are on a diet dont go there. The food is delicious but they serve so much food its ridiculous. Really very good. Breakfast was outstanding and the chef went out of her way to make pancakes for my... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for a few nights while on our honeymoon. The staff was really nice, and the rooms were great. For each meal the chef came to our table and explained the dining options we had. The springbok was delicious!! This hotel is not far from the airport, and is a great place for travelers to... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

If you are looking for a quiet place to stay and near the airport -this is the place. We were greeted at the airport and driven to this small boutique hotel in a residential area. The staff (Otti, Zelda, Joyce, Corina, Lizaan) were marvelous. We arrived mid-evening after traveling for 24 hours and could not have asked for better service... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We went to this hotel on our way back from our vacation and it was a nice hotel. Got picked up at the airport by the hotel's driver; he was amazing! He was friendly, smiling all the time, he took care of us and drove us to the hotel which was a lovely ride. When twenty got to the hotel... More 

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Vientiane, Laos
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stayed here due to the proximity to the airport & our choice didn't disappoint. We arrived late & they happily arranged an amazing dinner. Varying the dishes to ensure they were gluten free was not a problem. We enjoyed the wine selection too. Breakfast was another gourmet affair, with the owner spending some time chatting to us. Our room... More 

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Glenorie, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

From the time of our limousine pick-up at the Airport we were treated to top class service in every respect. This was five star service and we felt completely at ease and very comfortable. "Unique" is the most appropriate description for this delightful, homely and elegant boutique motel. All requests were satified within five minutes, with good grace by the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Only 9 rooms !! Talk about personalized service. While the rooms aren't especially large, they do have all you need. There's a lovely vessel tub, as well as a separate glass shower. The bed is comfortable, with lovely linens. The property is located in a gated community just 7 miles from the airport. Great place to get out and walk... More 

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