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4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   Nicol Road, Germiston, South Africa
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The Nicol
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

My 5 year old daughter and I rented a Nicol apartment for 3 days. It was her first visit to Johannesburg and I found the hotel to be perfectly located in terms of using it as a base to visit various places throughout the city. The self catering unit was tastefully furnished with a modern electric hob, dishwasher, micro wave... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Though it is new hotel but I didn't like it as the rooms were very small they were clean still the floor have such tiles that as soon as you step in they will get dirty especially the bathroom tiles. I think there should be carpet or wooden floors in the room. We booked this hotel for 5 days but... More 

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Port Allen, Louisiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This hotel was very lovely, the personnel was very kind & helpful with any request that I made of them. The restaurant was very neat, & enjoyable. While the pool was under repair the arrangement of the hotel is very easy for all guests. The apartment I was in was beautifully stated. The excise room is certainly modern & very... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Booked in for my friend for a two day period for 4 people. Here were the problems. 1. Hot water ran out after the 2nd person took a shower 2. No hair dryer, eventually it was delivered, however I was faulty, only blew cold air 3. Only 3 towel available. 4. Reception request us to pay cash, only accepted card... More 

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TheNicolHotel, General Manager at The Nicol, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Regarding the concerns raised regarding the hoy water I will investigate. Apologies for the inconvinience regarding the towels and hairdryer. The last point raised is a big concern as we have all credit card facilities available at Reception. Thank you for bringing the points to my attention. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Room 401 which we stayed in, had no free toiletries like they said on the website, plus no towels. And on top of things our door did not lock. Darryl organised towel and toiletries after calling him about this, however the frontdesk staff that helped us, was terrible.

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TheNicolHotel, General Manager at The Nicol, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. As discussed that evening that is not our standard on all levels and has been addressed with the parties involved. My apologies for the inconvinience. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our travel agents suggested we try the The Nicol in Bedfordview and we subsequently had a reservation for 2 x nights. We didn't even stay for the first. Off-the-bat, this establishment disappointed. The rooms were filthy, linen dirty and the furniture broken - even some missing light fittings. 2 work-colleagues also stayed in the hotel, and both their rooms suffered... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The room was just not in an acceptable manner. The walls were very dirty and the towels where not white and clean. And the worst of it was that the linnen was dirty with marks I will not even mention they had not changed the linned on my bed from the prevoius person who had stayed in that room. I... More 

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TheNicolHotel, General Manager at The Nicol, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We are currently on a extensive painting prgram throughout the hotel. Regarding the issue with towels and linen this has been handed over to our Luandry company to investigate as all linen is newly purchased. My apologies for the poor standards you received at The Nicol which is not our current standard. More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This hotel has the potential to be much better than it is. We booked our studio room through mtbeds.co.za. The parking deck was nice and the lobby was modern and clean, however, we were disappointed when we got to our room. We knew the room would be small and that was fine, however, we were expecting it to be much... More 

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TheNicolHotel, Manager at The Nicol, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback and recommendations. We are currently busy with a painting program throughout the building to ensure long term the problem is addressed. Regarding the Coffee Shop and Bistro I have forwarded the comments onto our operator. Thank you for the valued feedback. More 

Hermanus, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Hotel staff was always very friendly. The rooms was clean with towels, soap, linen, coffee and whatever one normally find in a Hotel room. We were pleasantly surprised. The room we staid in was fully equipped with a stove, fridge, kettle, cutlery, ect. The pool area was clean and neat. The gym is outstanding. We loved the gym. Across... More 

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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The hotel seems to be abandoned, with no people around to help you. The breakfast is HORRIBLE and the person in charge is terrribly lazy... The rooms are cold and as it is open, you cant feel safe while sleeping...

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Address: Nicol Road, Germiston, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Germiston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Nicol 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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