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“once again a great stay” 5 of 5 stars
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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   8 Bristol Road | Saxonwold, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa   |  
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Ranked #19 of 261 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“once again a great stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

once again a fantastic stay. the owners tanya ang george personally took care of my specific requirements. i am not difficult customer in general ,but i had some special logistical problems to take care of.George took care f that for me and i was so grateful to have that assistance at such a busy time,Made my stay at avondhu a great experience , truly a home from home.

Room Tip: all the rooms looked great cottage no 2 is my personal choice
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  • Stayed April 2015, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Thank you Tania, for looking after me during my stay. Your friendly morning spirit rubbed
off on me.. It is not often that the owner has such a relaxed friendly presence. Your guest house speaks volumes of a homely place. Keep well. I will see you soon.

Room Tip: Cottage 4 at the tennis court.
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  • Stayed February 2015, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

from the moment I arrived at Avondhu, i felt relaxed and at home. The garden, the pool and tennis court made me feel like I'm on holiday instead of a business trip. The staff are all so friendly and help-full. Nothing was to much. From silly requests to my laundry, everything got done.
I loved my afternoons after all my meetings sitting outside having a glass of wine.
The breakfasts well what can i say, i really went to work with a full stomach not wanting
to eat the rest of the day.
Thank you to Avondhu for my memorable trip.

Room Tip: cottage 4 near the tennis court is sunny and lovely
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  • Stayed January 2015, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A few months ago my partner spent time at Avondhu. He could not praise it enough and forbade me to book in anywhere else but there if i travel to johannesburg. I can see why he was so enthusiastic about the place. Food ,Service Cleanliness are a top priority for me.Throw in beautiful surroundings and freindly helpful staff a jovial Shuttle driver to cater to all my needs and u have a winning formula. Well done guys.

Room Tip: rooms on the south side are verry private
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  • Stayed November 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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StephatAvondhu, Manager at Avondhu Guest House, responded to this review, November 5, 2014
Dear 140123456969,

Thank you so much for your review. It is so refreshing to hear a guest appreciate the work we do.

Avondhu Staff
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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

What a gem my life partner and I found in the heart of johannesburg northen suburb's.We attended a fashion show and a week of buying for our capetown.shops.We had heard about AVONDU.from freinds of ours who had attended a glam parade and after party at zoo lake earlier in the year. We were treated like royalty.Best beds we have ever slept.in. Fit for a queen. breakfast was soooo yum.Thanks steff u are a fab hostess and big hugs for making our stay so homely and warm.

Room Tip: all the rooms looked great and would be happy to stay in any room
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  • Stayed September 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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StephatAvondhu, Manager at Avondhu Guest House, responded to this review, October 14, 2014
Dear Seandavis2014,

I thank you very much for such a wonderful review.

Stephanie and Avondhu Staff
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed here a few weeks ago for the weekend when we had to attend a wedding in the area - wish it had been much longer!! The standard of accommodation is very high, could not fault it a bit with efficient service from staff. Both Stephanie and Tania are very friendly and welcoming - star hosts! We had a very warm welcome. Lovely spacious room, immaculate. One of the best guesthouses we have stayed at and the best Eggs Benedict ever! Would certainly return again and would highly recommend Avondhu Guest House . THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!

Room Tip: Rooms are beautiful and exactly as seen on the website and facebook page!!
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  • Stayed September 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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StephatAvondhu, Manager at Avondhu Guest House, responded to this review, October 8, 2014
Dear Rosemary,

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We do hope to see you soon.

Avondhu Staff
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I would like to thank Stephanie for the friendly service and going the extra mile to make our stay there the best. I will recommend Avondu Guest House to everybody, this is a stunning place with outstanding staff

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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StephatAvondhu, Manager at Avondhu Guest House, responded to this review, September 20, 2014
Dear Mecer1

Thank you very much for the great review. We wish to see you and your family soon.

Stephanie and Staff
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Additional Information about Avondhu Guest House

Address: 8 Bristol Road | Saxonwold, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 261 B&Bs / Inns in Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Avondhu Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Avondhu Guest House - 4 Star B&B Guest House in Saxonwold, Johannesburg.Our four-star B&B is located in the original garden suburbs to the north of the Johannesburg central business district and on the southern edge of the Sandton CBD. Saxonwold lies close to the central hub of Rosebank. Accommodation Avondhu is owner-run, with all the luxuries and attention to detail required by discerning business travellers and tourists, at very reasonable rates. We love what we do and how we do it. Make sure to make every guest feel at home and received good value for their money. There are four double en-suite rooms and three single en-suite rooms available. Facilities: • Bar fridges in all rooms • Microwaves in all rooms • Free Wi-Fi • DStv in rooms • Coffee and tea facilities • Laundry facilities • Private entrance • Transfers to Johannesburg International Airport arranged on request ... more   less 

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