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“Horrible” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Crowthorne Lodge

Crowthorne Lodge
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Crowthorne Lodge
12 Jupiter Avenue | cnr Mercury Rd, Midrand, South Africa   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #3 of 45 Midrand B&B and Inns
Gauteng
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“Horrible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I was extremely dissapointed with this place. My room was very dark and cold with no view and a broken bed. Every time someone else switch on there taps there was a very loud noise that would prevent any human being from falling asleep. The food was aweful! Particularly breakfasts - cold bacon and some soggy beads/mushrooms. Some of the staff were quite unprofessional and rude. However if you like sitting at a bar the whole night and playing pool with some relatively friendly staff, this is the place for you.

I will certainly never return to this lodge.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Dirk-A3, Owner at Crowthorne Lodge, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Just terrible to see such a horrible review .. it is however very strange and suspicious. With over 50 000 bed nights sold to happy customers to receive an extreme review of hurtful nature is wrong. Watch this space for comments from our previous and regular guests. My question to this unknown reviewer: why do you think this lodge is almost always fully booked. If are so lucky to find a room here you will return.
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Additional Information about Crowthorne Lodge

Address: 12 Jupiter Avenue | cnr Mercury Rd, Midrand, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Midrand
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Midrand
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conferencing with accommodation (when available) Just the most beautiful setting, we urge all business people, to come and have a look before deciding on a conference venue. Our target market is the business person and for that reason we do not do the leisure or holiday market. Have to leave some for the others. Perfectly conducive for conferencing, training and in absolute peace and quite. Our luxurious air- conditioned rooms, each with proper study nook, new queen size beds, guarantee a good nights rest every night. Crowthorne Lodge is now officially the business person's choice, with a very high occupancy we have placed our overflow to many of our neighbouring guest houses. This fantastic success story didn't just happen by itself. The dedication of the owners Dirk and Adri, the friendly and homely vibe that they created, and off-course the fact that a scrumptious buffet dinner is served every night, blessed Crowthorne lodge with many, many referrals. Fact is, referrals still are our main source of business. It was referrals that elevated Crowthorne Lodge to a superior league of its own making it very popular with major corporations. So be warned, once you have stayed at Crowthorne Lodge, you'll be back ! ... more   less 

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