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Kimberley Club

Certificate of Excellence
35 Currey Street | 72 Du Toitspan Road, Kimberley 8301, South Africa
Kimberley Club

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durban
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Oh dear - the bad first. 1. 7% added to your meal bill automatically (no option) 2. Horrible bed - rock hard and felt like rocks (room 2) I normally like a firm bed but this was not comfortable 3. No option to place a "Do not disturb" sign outside your door if you want to sleep in 4. Hotel... More 

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

The Kimberley Club was the perfect place to stay when visiting Kimberley for a historic visit. We were very impressed with everything and would recommend it to anyone. There was so much character in the hotel and we loved imagining what it would have been like during the diamond rush.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We travel a lot all over the world and this is one of the most charaterful Hotels we have ever stayed in. The decor , personal and food is the best and I will keep on staying in this Hotel everytime We visit Kimberly!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It was like turning back the clock and revelling in the history of the movers and shakers of the diamond rush in Kimberley. It was an outstanding history lesson seeing Cecil John Rhodes's statue at the entrance, seeing photos of General Harris and of Ernest Oppenheimer and wondering whether any ghosts remain. The wood panelling,the grand staircase, the attention to... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A most enjoyable stay and a throwback to the days of the diamond rush. One could feel and see the history in the hotel. Just a pity that the The Library wasn't really a library. I would have loved to browse some old novels that Rhodes undoubtedly enjoyed with a whisky and a cigar. The fish was remarkably good and... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Sadly I cannot agree with the previous reviews. The only thing this hotel has going for it is the history which is incredible . We parked our car in the secure parking across the road . Reception desk was not particularly friendly or informative. We went down for supper that evening the food was dreadful , I actually sent my... More 

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Mauritius
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed at this classic boutique hotel in downtown Kimberley. The restaurant, shocking bad food and service by the poorly trained staff made the stay a never to be repeated visit. No sign of a capable and customer orientated manager to whom we could voice our complaints. Nobody seemed to care about the guests making sure we were happy. Sad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

When traveling from Capetown to Johannesburg, Kimberley has broken the long hot journey. This is probably the 10th time we have stayed at the Kimberley Club a lovely old establishment steeped in history. We chose a room with only a shower,a bath would have been nice but not first preference as we wanted a room with balcony and one must... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The conversion of a 'club' into a 'boutique hotel' has been expertly implemented resulting in a memorable experience to stay in and dine surrounded by well preserved architecture and period decor - with unobtrusive access to modern communication technology

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

An amazing building with an amazing history. The food was good and the rooms decent, although a bath would have been nice rather than a shower. The balconies from the bedrooms are fantastic. The bar shuts very early and we missed it as we didn't finish supper until 2130, which was a great shame.

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