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Dove's Nest Guest House

78 Gladiator Street | Aero City - Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
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Ranked #27 of 56 Kempton Park B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013
Mrs_Sambo Lilongwe, Malawi
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

After arranging for them to pick me up at the airport, I waited 30min after leaving the baggage terminal. Then I saw someone with my name on a sign walking in. It was one of the cooks - she still had her hair net on. Then we had to wait another 10 min for the driver. The breakfast was badly... More

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Dove's nest is a little bit on the expensive side for B&Bs around the airport area. I visted the guest house during winter in South Africa, the rooms were freezing, although they did provide a heater. the double bed is a bit small for a couple, and the towel had hairs on it, needI say we did not use the... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This B&B is close to the airport and reasonable cheap but that's about it. Reception is decent but the family ' suite' was dreadful! Bad & insufficient bedding for a cold Johannsburg night, tiny double bed in the Main room, ceilings in bathroom were moldy and the flooring was in a terrible state. Although it was not dirty the rooms... More

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Reno, Nevada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Dove's Nest was ideal for arriving or departing Johannesburg. It has secure parking and airport pick up, which we did not need. Dinner was good, as was breakfast. For a budget lodge, this was fine. We only arrived, ate dinner and breakfast, and left so everything was as expected. It's very close to the O. Tambo Airport and each room... More

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Mount Vernon, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Dove's Nest is close the the Johannesburg airport and an ideal place if you have an overnight layover. The rooms are small but always clean, the staff is friendly and helpful, dinner and breakfast are tasty, and the price is very reasonable. The airport shuttle is convenient and quick. All in all, a great value in an excellent location.

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Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

It was my 3rd time staying at Dove's Nest. Its a convenient place if you are on a quick trip to Jo'burg and want to be at the airport within minutes. However I found that it has expanded over the years, this to the detriment of service. We arrived at the airport but our pick up was not there, so... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The guest house facilitares a great airport shuttle, the kitchen serves good food (dinner & breakfast), and we were helped by friendly staff, furthermore it has a nice garden and a small but nice room

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I have satyed in Dove's nest 7 times. Its location makes it ideal and also the price is very good for j'burg. It is very homely kind of place ,easy going. If you are looking for strictly speaking a hotel, this is not a place. it is more of a friendly joint which you saw in old time movies... owners... More

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lusaka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

arrived at doves nest on the 29th of march 2012.our pick up person at the airport was already waiting ( a plus) but not the driver.. we waited for over an hour for the driver to finaly come. got to doves nest and ther was confusion over our rooms that the receptionist and her colegue continuosly mumbled to each other... More

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

If there's one thing you want in a guest house near the airport it's a good night of sleep. Unfortunately, I didn't get it here. Between not having bed nets (I was woken up early hour by mosquitoes), the rooms being located right next to the parking lot, and noisy guards discourteously talking outside my door, I was disappointed in... More

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Address: 78 Gladiator Street | Aero City - Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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