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The Parkwood

4.5 of 5 Guest house   |   72 Worcester Road | Johannesburg, Parkwood, South Africa
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The Parkwood
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Saint Augustine, Florida
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I normally stay in Marriott family hotels and am well looked after. I was recently in South Africa on business and my client there recommended two luxury guest house/lodges. This one and another in Durban. What a revelation, these places are great. Understated luxury, wonderful relaxed garden setting, fully equipped and spacious rooms. Very low key but efficient service. I... More

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Sade7274, Owner at The Parkwood, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled that you experienced exactly what we strive to achieve in a calm atmosphere and understated luxury. We look forward to having you stay with us on your future trips. More

Arlington, Virginia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is a property that quietly exudes luxury. Hidden behind a high wall with attentive and friendly security men who appear out of nowhere to welcome you and open the gate, it is an elegant oasis in true Johannesburg style. The rooms are large and beautifully appointed, with top of the line comfort beds and bathrooms offering bath and shower... More

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Sade7274, Owner at The Parkwood, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We enjoyed having you and your group of friends to stay and it is very rewarding to have guests pay attention to all the finer details. We are thrilled that you had a good stay with us and that you enjoyed Johannesburg and all it has to offer. We hope to welcome you all... More

Cape Town
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The Parkwood is an owner/managed boutique guest lodge popular with corporate and leisure travellers in Johannesburg, conveniently situated, it is however in a peaceful garden setting with pool and has secure on-site parking. Contemporary accommodation and public areas offer ever facility, and amenity you could wish for. Up until now just breakfast was served with other dining on request however... More

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Sade7274, Owner at The Parkwood, responded to this review

High praise indeed from a renowned Tourism & Hospitality Specialist . Thank you! More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The Parkwood was recommended to us by a friend a year ago. This is our third visit and we will never stay anywhere else. The staff are great, discreet, polite and always willing to help. The luxury of the rooms is understated and stylish and lacks for nothing. In addition to staying here we also use it as a conferencing... More

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From USA, now in Lesotho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

A tranquil and serene rustic setting, with first-class in-room accommodations (like Jacuzzi bath tubs, outdoor courtyard gardens with shower- in some rooms) all nestled behind private, quiet security walls. You would never believe you are in such a large bustling city. The Parkwood is managed by a small, gracious and personable staff that always cares to make your stay a... More

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Sade7274, Owner at The Parkwood, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review Karla. We love having happy guests and we strive to make each stay with us even better ! More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I and my colleagues have been using The Parkwood for the past 5 years on regular business trips to JHB. The owners, management and staff are very friendly yet discrete. The rooms are well appointed, beingboth spacious and comfortable. The Parkwood is centrally situated in a safe neighbourhood with great restaurants just up the road. Speaking of food The Parkwood... More

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Sade7274, Owner at The Parkwood, responded to this review

Thank you Gordon. A high recommendation indeed ! We value your loyalty and aim to maintain it ! More

Brooklyn, New York, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I absolutely love the Parkwood. Rooms are gorgeous and comfortable, staff is friendly and hospitable -- the whole place is an oasis of serenity in the midst of hectic Joburg. No food services after breakfast, but you are a short walk from the Rosebank mall, and Parkwood provides delivery menus.. which make it seem even more like home. I've stayed... More

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Doha, Qatar
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I regularly travel on business, also to Johannesburg. Following a recommendation by a colleague, I started staying at the Parkwood and have done so for the past three years. The relaxed, infornal atmosphere is a welcome change from hotels, which after a while all start looking and feeling the same. The lodge features a number of outside and inside communal... More

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Paris, France
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15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

I visited on business, staying only one night but found it to be much nicer than other the "name brand" hotel that I had stayed at in the same area on a previous trip. The room was very comfortable and the underfloor heating was a very nice touch. The staff were particularly helpful and my colleagues and I felt quite... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I've had the priviledge of staying at the Parwood while on business in JHB. This boutique establishment provides a serene breakaway from the madness that is JHB. While situated close to the business districts, you tend to forget where you are once you're behind the gates. The luxurious rooms (well they are actually more like cottages) are well equipped and... More

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Additional Information about The Parkwood

Also Known As:
The Parkwood Guest Hotel Johannesburg
The Parkwood Guest Hotel
Address: 72 Worcester Road | Johannesburg, Parkwood, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Parkwood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Parkwood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Parkwood 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Parkwood is a relaxed boutique hotel combining elements of contemporary style with classic comfort.Luxurious,private & secure accommodation in the suburb of Parkwood within walking distance of the underground train station in Rosebank. ... more   less 

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