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2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1161 Dube street zone 1 | Pimville, Soweto 1809, South Africa
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Flossie's B&B
Ranked #1 of 13 Soweto B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We booked two rooms at Flossie's for our last night in South Africa. We had only one night to spend in the Joburg area and decided it would be more interesting to see what was going on in Soweto than to stay in a European-style suburban place. Flossie's turned out to be a great experience. Because we were exhausted, we... More 

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Crewkerne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

After flying into Jo'burg we drove directly to Flossie's Band B for the first 3 nights of our 3 week holiday. We could not have chosen better! From the moment we arrived which was much earlier than normal check in, we were greeted with open arms by Florence and her staff and instantly made to feel at home. Yes the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We decided to visit Johannesburg for New Year's Eve and I was keen to stay in Soweto rather than Joburg 'proper'. We booked into Flossie's B&B and to be honest, I didn't know what to expect. Within moments of arriving, I knew we'd made the right decision. Flossie, or Mama Flo, as I quickly learned to call her, was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I read previous reviews about Flossie's B&B, all of which had nothing but praise, so I didn't hesitate to book for 4 nights. In all the years I've been travelling, Flossie's is up there as one of the best experiences I've had. She welcomes you with a big hug and a warm heart. Nothing is too much trouble. The B&B... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I highly recommend staying at Flossie's B&B when visiting Soweto. She is the most welcoming and warm-hearted person. She treated both my friend and I as if we were her own daughters. She is the epitome of what it means to be a Sowetan and I have never felt more humbled to be in her presence. I will most definitely... More 

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Good Thunder, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was my second time staying at Flossie's B&B. I couldn't wait to come back this year and bring some friends because last year, Flossie made me feel as if this was my home away from home. She welcomed me with such a big hug, I knew I'd "returned home." This is a beautifully clean and cozy B&B with sumptuous... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

If I'm honest I was petrified to stay in Soweto (it was my husbands idea), on arrival at Flossie's I couldn't have wished for a more warming welcome, including a big hug from Flossie. She drove us to a local Shebeen (local pub) for dinner and even drove back to collect us. The next day we did a bike tour... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Flossie's BnB is in de heart of Soweto. A place I would normally not identify as the first destination of choice, but the history and we fantastic welcoming by Flossie was impressive, just like the visit to the Freedom monument guided by Flossie. It was a highlight on our holiday.

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Odense
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

After staying in a hostel built ikke a fortress, it was a relief to move to Flossies. Florence and her staff are all very sweet and helpful. The rooms are clean and well equipped. Our only regret was not staying there our entire time in Joburg. Enjoy your stat, Christina from Denmark.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

If you're looking for a place to stay in Soweto, Flossie's is it. The rooms are clean and safe (in the conveniently located Pimville neighborhood), and equipped with refrigerators, hot showers and free wifi. The breakfasts are enormous, with eggs, bacon and fresh juice. Most important, Flossie is a truly wonderful host. She went above and beyond for us, showing... More 

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Address: 1161 Dube street zone 1 | Pimville, Soweto 1809, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Soweto
Hotel Class:2 star — Flossie's B&B 2*
Number of rooms: 3

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