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Friends Accommodation Services

130 Mackenzie Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

i was picked up from the gautrain station by a cheerful and friendly chap little did i know it was going to be the longest 7 days of my backpacking life!!! all private rooms were fully booked - but the dorm the put us in had no television, microwave, stovetop (basically not even a kitchen) just a table with a... More

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everytravler, General Manager at Friends Accommodation Services, responded to this review

Dear Jason, Thank you for your review with regards to our dorm room accommodation. We would like to reply by clarifying that the amount of R160-00 per night include the following: A continental breakfast Free unlimited wifi in all areas, both the dorm and communal areas Access to a fully equip communal kitchen Satellite TV A swimming pool This amount... More

Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I did an internship in Pretoria where I first stayed at Pretoria Backpackers. I felt so alone there and I did not enjoy South Africa at all. However, everything changed when I booked a room at Friends Accommodaton for the remaining 1.5 months. It truly is a wonderful place to stay where you meet a lot of interesting new people.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

I have stayed with Friends Accommodation on and off since 2009, and have never left unhappy. The staff were very helpful and even helped me arranged my next trip. The dinners and social gatherings were so special and planned really well. The place is very interesting and even though it is an arty place it is very clean, even the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

I stayed at this accommodation for Christmas and New Year 2010-2011.. When I arrived at the accommodation there was no staff to greet me, and the gate was locked, I had to wait outside for 30 minutes as one of the kind guests ran around trying to find a key to let me in. Once inside, I waited another couple... More

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everytravler, Manager at Friends Accommodation Services, responded to this review

As the new Manager of this establishment, I would like to apologize for the upsetting time you spent at Friends Accommodation. Christmas time is usually very quiet and I know the owners were on holiday so most probably the staff on call took a break when you arrived; again we apologize for the inconvenience. The internet that was a problem... More

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Address: 130 Mackenzie Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
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Friends Accommodation Services is situated in the heart of Pretoria, Brooklyn and focuses on offering guests affordable accommodation with a difference. Friends Accommodation is within walking distance from the University of Pretoria, the shopping centre of Brooklyn Mall, Brooklyn Square, Hillcrest Boulevard and Hatfield. We are conveniently situated to various Hospitals, Embassies, other Guesthouses and Loftus Stadium and our location is perfect for those guests without cars or own transport.This is a place where the old becomes new again; the house is an artwork on its own. With old, new and interesting stuff that forms part of the interior of the house.If you want to experience South- African Hospitality and culture, Friends Accommodation will make you feel right at home."Where Guests becomes Friends, and Friends become Family" Take off ramp from the N1- turn left in Attebury. turn left into Charles street continue for 5 km to Duncan street in Duncan turn right - second street left into Mackenzie Street.Close to Duncan and Charles street crossing, and also Duncan and Lynwoor crossing. ... more   less 
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