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High Corner Guest House

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Conveniently situated guest house well appointed. I stayed in one of the cottages at the back and had a huge amount of space to myself. The cottage I stayed in has a self catering option. The service was excellent, friendly and attentive. Highly recommended.

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Polokwane, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Really pleasant stay. Everything was as one would expect (but too often hope for and don't get) for a BnB. Good restaurants within a five minute walk too. i've stayed in a few other places in Grahsmstown and this was the best so far. overall a great experience. Thank you to all of the staff who added value to the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

One of the oldest houses in the town and a former Rhodes University professor's residence, this house has been beautifully restored and now has 4 lovely en suite rooms upstairs and several garden rooms. A decanter of sherry is left in the lobby, there is a lounge area with several topical volumes (on Rhodes University, on St Andrews College, on... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

This house is a piece of history, having been finished in the first half of the 19th century. The rooms are spacious and wonderfully equipped, and even feature air conditioning and heated towel racks. The location is also something to mention, being within walking distance to the university and the best restaurants in town. The staff also needs to be... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Beautiful gem in Grahamstown.Antique and beautiful furniture.The location is spot,whether driving through or visiting Rhodes university.The food is good,not lot of choices though but the dining room makes up and the dining environment is quite

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

OK, this place is worth going to Grahamstown just to stay here. It is hard to understand how such a cheerful, charmingly girlish and friendly proprietress, can manage to keep a house in such perfect shape without a whisper of officiousness or business like tempo to let on to guests how much work goes into keeping every silk thread of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This old house has had several lives over the decades and has now been converted into a guest house whilst retaining it's historical ambience. Situated in the middle of town, close to restaurants and just across the road from Rhodes University, this guest house is very convenient. The furnishings are all in historical context and it is just like stepping... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

A lovely old house originally built in 1814 with beautiful antique furniture. The "Gentlemen's Club" room was comfortable and spacious with enough heaters and electric blankets to make the room cosy and warm. Staff very friendly and helpful. The English breakfast was great. Location excellent, just opposite the university and close to shops and restaurants.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a large guesthouse with several upstairs rooms above the dining area and cottages near the secure parking behind the house. The floors are wooden and creak but for the upstairs rooms this is not a problem. The room had a small desk, a kettle with tea and coffee, no fridge, it had a small safe big enough for... More 

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Turku, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This guest house is situated in a beautifully restored historic building right next door to Rhodes University. The rooms are spacious and decorated with suitable antique furniture. The wooden floors are delightfull, even though a somewhat odd decision for the bathroom. The breakfast is delicious and service very friendly. The walls between the rooms are thin and you can hear... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience historical Grahamstown by staying in this beautifully renovated home graced with Cape antiques, original art and Oregan pine. Within easy walking distance from restaurants, shops, university, museums and local attractions. Accommodation provided in 5 beautiful en-suite rooms with modern conveniences including air conditioning, electric blankets, TV on the DSTV hotel bouquet and free wi fi internet connection. Secure parking behind old stone walls and swimming pool. Two self-catering cottages also available with free wi fi internet and TV on DSTV hotel bouquet. Parking for cottages subject to availability and in High Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about High Corner Guest House

Address: High Corner | 122/124 High Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Hotel Class:4 star — High Corner Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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