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Avant Garde Lodge

182 Outeniqua Avenue | Pomona, Kempton Park, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 56 Kempton Park B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Avant Garde Lodge for a few days before going on Safari. It was my first time in South Africa, and I had no idea what to expect. We were picked up at the airport and welcomed by Armand; Armand owns and runs the Avant Garde. The room was immaculate and Armand was always available if anything... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Perfect location close to the airport, very nice garden and area to relax, honesty bar and great home cooked food too at reasonable prices and smiling service. There are unfortunately some minor points : 1. The rooms in front of the reception area are large enough as is the bathroom, however there is no privacy when using the toilet, a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Found quite by chance on an internet search, this was the second visit to Avant Garde in 2014. The place is set in beautiful gardens with outdoor seating and sun loungers where you can relax watching the abundant birdlife. The honesty bar is set up so that drinks and snacks can easily be obtained at very reasonable prices. Evening meals... More

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Let me say - this place is run by truly wonderful people. Armand's father is a larger than life character who stole our hearts - the perfect example of shining South African hospitality! Also, the chef Labio is a fabulous home cook and a delight to speak to - such a shining little star. It is for the people that... More

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Houston, Texas
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67 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Run by young Armand, the family-run guest house/ small hotel is very convenient to JNB. Armand himself will pick you up & drop you at airport (for an extra fee). Breakfast included and dinner is available, which is great if you are simply overnighting at JNB, as I suspect most guests are. Internet is a hassle pay in advance for... More

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

If you need a place to stay close to Johannesburg airport, don't look anywhere else. Avant Garde is a tranquil haven with the most amazing hospitality. It would be difficult to fault the rooms, service or the food. After having accidentally left our travel docs in the room, Armand very kindly drove to the airport with them for us. Can't... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Avant Gard Lodge is the perfect place to stay if you're flying in or out of Johannesburg airport. Armand, his fiance and family are lovely hosts and staying there is like staying with good friends. The rooms are very comfortable and well equipped, the garden is a delightful place to relax and the chef is excellent - we had the... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Stayed for one night after our long flight from the UK. Our room was very comfortable with excellent facilities and we enjoyed a hearty evening meal and breakfast.at a time to suit us. A short but enjoyable stay with this very hospitable family and their staff. Our only small hiccup was the difficulty we had finding the Lodge. John and... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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43 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We stayed with Armand and his family and we couldn't fault the place. Service is great and it is like staying with family or good friends. They went out of their way; transfers from airport were included. We loved the breakfast and the dinners. Home made meals were a treat and we looked forward to it. We looked so much... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed a couple of nights with the lovely Amand and his partner- he took great care of us, even getting up at 4 am to take us to meet our tour! This is a lovely welcoming motel/lodge that feels like a large home- generous and enjoyable meals, a warm fire in the lounge, drinks -hospitality and care factor were... More

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Address: 182 Outeniqua Avenue | Pomona, Kempton Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
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