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The Crystal Duvet

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   No. 5 Etosha Crescent, Sandown Estate, Eastgate Extension 3, Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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Ranked #18 of 71 Sandton B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Privacy was not great. Fridge made a terrible noise switching on and off all night so I battled to sleep. In a gated estate, which is not clear in the ad and not in walking distance of Sandton city as advertised. Parking was difficult. 1 point for the free snacks and bottle of wine. 1 point for excellent Wi-fi connection.... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked at Crystal Duvet as it was close to a function that we were attending. All in all a very pleasant stay with helpful staff. We left a pair of sunglasses behind and they were very helpful in making sure we got the glasses back.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for an over nighter. Especially room 1 with the very, very, small window. That aside, the room was great and comfortable. Breakfast room was airy and thinly decorated with soft music - would have preferred Bllomberg or other TV news programme this time of morning and could DEFINITELY have done without the miserable cat pooh on the floor!!!

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Ballito, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very neat and clean establishment, with friendly staff (and cat) to great you when you arrive. Ideal for those attending conference/training in the Sandton - Morningside Manor area. I also enjoyed that I could open up the sliding doors and walk into the garden, or have my morning coffee outside

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CrystalDuvet1, Owner at The Crystal Duvet, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your experience of staying at the Crystal Duvet. We appreciate it and look forward to welcoming you back soon. thanks, Donovan More

Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

On quite short notice I was looking for a guest house in Joburg. Luckily I found the Crsytal Duvet. It is situated in a calm area of Sandton but still not too far from where life is happening. Clean, calm, good breakfast, nice pool area.. But really extraordinary was the great service! My flight was leaving late at night and... More

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CrystalDuvet1, Owner at The Crystal Duvet, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am grateful that Jaqui and the rest of the team were so accommodating and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Breakfast was excellent. Enjoyed the complimentary small bottle of wine each evening. We recommend this small, luxurious guest house any day to any traveller. The owners very helpful and friendly. If we come back to Joburg, we definitely would stay there again. Anna&Andy from Ramstein/Germany

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Thank you for your kind words, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Pleasant stay, good service. Small but nice rooms. Only suggestion is that they find some form of back up for water cuts in the area. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Loved the two cats..........

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CrystalDuvet1, Owner at The Crystal Duvet, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, unfortunately water and electricity cuts are a common ocurance in our area. Having said this we are in the process of adding on extra rooms and will put in alternate measures to ensure that when this happens in the future, the effect on you our guests is minimized. Many thanks, Donovan More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Thank you so much to Jacqueline and the staff at Crystal Duvet who made our stay at The Crystal Duvet memorable. Staff was extremely helpful and the rooms very neat and comfortable. We highly recommend The Crystal Duvet for any accommodation needs.

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CrystalDuvet1, Owner at The Crystal Duvet, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are looking forward to hosting you again soon. Donovan More

North Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Excellent breakfast. Very good laundry service if needed, also comes back ironed and neatly folded. Staff excellent. Room cleaned every day and fresh towels etc. Enjoyed the complimentary small bottle of wine each evening. Owners very helpful.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I would recommend Crystal Duvet to anyone visiting Johannesburg. It really was a very pleasant experience, and I can't think of a single negative aspect of my 6 night stay. The room, the breakfast, location and overall service were all first class. I will definitely stay here on my next trip! Thanks.

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Thank you very much for your kind words. We hope that we see you again soon. More

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Additional Information about The Crystal Duvet

Also Known As:
The Crystal Duvet Sandton, Greater Johannesburg
Address: No. 5 Etosha Crescent, Sandown Estate, Eastgate Extension 3, Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 71 B&Bs / Inns in Sandton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crystal Duvet 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Crystal Duvet is an 4* exclusive boutique guest house situated in the heart of the Sandton Central Business District. The CRYSTAL DUVET is located in Sandown Residential Estate, an oasis where you can escape and relax in beautiful surroundings, minutes away from every amenity and numerous local attractions.Ideally situated within 5 minutes from key attractions in Sandton including the Sandton Convention Centre; the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (“JSE”); Morningside Hospital; Village Walk shopping centre and one of the largest shopping centres in the southern hemisphere the world famous Sandton City & Nelson Mandela Square, offering a diverse range of boutique store’s, restaurants, entertainment hotspots and vibrant nightlife. Whether you are in Sandton for business or leisure the Crystal Duvet offers suites which have been individually designed with contemporary finishes and modern flair to meet your needs. All our suites are fully equipped with air-conditioning, 32inch flat screen televisions with Satellite Channels, a DVD player, free wi-fi internet connectivity, mini bar fridges, tea/coffee trays, bathroom amenities, hairdryers, and electronic safes for all your valuables. Relax in our exquisite park like garden, or enjoy our crystal clear blue swimming pool while soaking up the warm African sun on our Sun beds. Enjoy our BBQ area and unwind after a long hard day. At Crystal Duvet we focus on providing all our guests with personal service and individual attention. ... more   less 
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