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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   50 Mackenzie Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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Brooklyn Place
Ranked #24 of 296 Pretoria B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This guest house was selected for me when I visited the University of Pretoria on business in March 2014. I could not have chosen better! The colonial style house exhibits traditional decor and exudes a real sense of upmarket individuality. My room was spacious and the communal area was comfortable with fresh coffee available at all times of day. A... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Such an amazing guesthouse! I have travelled around South Africa and this is really a jem! I have stayed there three times and I would not consider any other guesthouse when staying in Pretoria. Barend and Yvonne + whole staff takes great care of their guests and I felt like a family member. Also my South African friends who visited... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This was the first time we both stayed here. One of us have stayed several times before. The ambience is warm and welcoming. The staff and owners create a homely atmosphere as soon as you arrive. Rooms are spacious and nicely decorated. Fresh mineral water is provided each day. everythin is neat and clean. Breakfasts are sumptous and very good.... More

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Clinton, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

I cannot explain how amazing this guest house is. What makes it unlike any other are the warm and welcoming staff. The house workers, Sarah, who runs the office, and the owners, Barney and Yvonne, welcomed me and made me feel right at home - while I was thousands of miles away from my own home. They are very friendly... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The Brooklyn Place Guest House is located on a quiet side street in the upper-class suburb of Brooklyn, Pretoria, about a 1 km walk from the main entrance to the University of Pretoria, a number of European embassies, and the Brooklyn Mall/Design Square shopping mall. It's also a short ride (about 70 rand by taxi) to the Hatfield commuter rail... More

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Stafford Springs
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I really, really enjoyed staying at Brooklyn Place. The staff are so kind and caring, and are super efficient while taking the time to talk to you and see how you're doing. Yvonne and Barend bend over backwards to make your stay enjoyable, even hosting going-away braais for guests (and finding vegetarian dishes for those who don't appreciate big slabs... More

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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We throughly enjoyed our 16 day stay at Brooklyn Place. Yvonne and Barend, the owners were so friendly and helpful that we felt like we were part of their family. The staff were very accommodating, prepared excellent breakfasts and always had tea and coffee available. Our room was very spacious with a roomy closet and en suite bathroom. The house... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

This is our third or fourth stay here and we look forward to it every time! It is the perfect place to holiday and the owners and staff make you feel right at home. We can make use of all the rooms in this beautiful house whenever we wish... the owners and staff have their own separate sleeping, living and... More

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Westport, Connecticut
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
16 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I stayed at Brooklyn Place by accident and couldn't have been more pleased. Barend and Yvonne were attentive, delightful and very helpful hosts. The facility, location, room and staff were all top-rate.

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Cape Town
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Brooklyn Place is centrally located with easy access to the city central or the N1. It is a beautiful house and the host and hostess is friendly and helpful and made me fell very welcome. The breakfast and dinner was also well prepared and wholesome. Not a place I can recommend for the leisure traveler as some of the rooms... More

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Address: 50 Mackenzie Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Hotel Class:4 star — Brooklyn Place 4*

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