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Affinity Guesthouse

4 Budler Street, Upington 8800, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Melbourne
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We booked this accommodation late as we had some issues with tyres on our vehicle. The room was spacious, well appointed and clean. The bed was good, the view over the river pleasant- everything worked. No complaints. We can recommend the establishment.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We arrived in Upington after dark. Decided to drive down towards the river. The only guesthouse in the street with their lights on and obviously open for business was the Affinity. We were well received and had a very comfortable night. Would stay again.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When staying close to the river you should expect cold nights. This guesthouse is no exception especially as it is situated in an area that gets extremely hot in summer. The tiled floors may be cool in summer but bring your slippers as there are very small carpets in the room. Ample blankets and airconditioners help to break the cold... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We stayed at the Affinity Guesthouse for one night on the way back from Kgalagadi. The property is located right on the river and we had an excellent view from our room on the 2nd floor and adjoining patio. The location is very peaceful and quiet and it was also a nice location to walk up the street and view... More 

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

once again , based on our last last experience ,we chose Affinity Guesthouse in Upington for our business trip without regret again , a very warm welcome even without pre booking the room. the place is quite and relaxing is the name of the game, the standards are not dropped after all this years. the best breakfast one can imagine... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We used this as a stopover on our way to the Kgalagadi. The location is excellent and within easy walking distance to the center of town. The balcony overlooking the river is the perfect place to relax after a long day on the road. Good security, safe parking and a fridge in the room are welcome features when travelling. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Great location by the river with terrace and very pleasant garden.. Rooms clean and quiet, good variety for breakfast. Manager very helpful for travel arrangements. She spent about 15 minutes getting the right people on the phone for us even though she was quite busy early morning.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We stop there on the way to Namibia and coming back. We felt every welcome by the couple on arrival and the place was very peaceful. We spent most of our time sitting by the pool (it would be nicer if the pool was filled more but I'm sure they have their reasons). They have plenty of rooms and serve... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

As soon as you enter the property you are aware that you are going to stay in a special place. The garden is superbly tended and everything looks well maintained within a picture perfect riverside setting. And it gets better and better. LOCATION: Within walking distance to shops and the town centre on the banks of a very pretty section... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

How not to do it. Mass market appeal without anys sense of hospitality. Got stuck in a kak room with an interleading locked door and the sheets and bedding looked like it was 10 years old with stains. Breakfats from 7am to 8am or you miss out. Vibe was couldn`t care less. Make the right choice to leave and not... More 

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