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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for Kday the sports festival between DSG St Andrews College and Kingswood College. The rooms were warm with electric blanket on the bed. Lovely breakfast choice of hot breakfast fruit salad yogut and freshly made scones. No complainants will happily stay there again.

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Johannesburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything ok except showerwas absolutely terrible. No pressure, not even a shower head? B&B needs great sleeping and washing / bathing / showering facilities as breakfast is not that important. It was ok overall.

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Thank you for your review. All our showers have shower heads! The shower heads we use are water and energy saving shower heads. Kind Regards Claire More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Couldnt fault it, except for the bathroom extractor fan that sounded like a boeing 747 coming in to land! From a female point of view, super mirrors and lighting for make up. Good long mirror. Nice extra blanket in cupboard that we used because we like weighty covers on us to feel cosy. All home comforts available. Breakfast super. These... More 

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Sunrise, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We highly recommend this Jenny's Guest House B&B. It is located in a safe area, very close to Rhodes University, restaurants and amenities. Staying at this place, you also feel to be more of a local and not a tourist.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I was in Grahamstown to move my mother out of Settler's Hospital into a frail care facility. I'd travelled half way around the world and was tired and stressed on arrival. I had stayed at Jenny's Guest House before and knew I would be comfortable there, and close to the hospital. Thank you again for looking after me at this... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We only stayed one night. The room was small and comfortable and clean but nothing special. As just an overnight stop it was OK but value for money, I'm not sure. Certainly not a must repeat experience.

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Adelaide South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

first class breakfast . The parking was a bit inconvenient, Not much space Loved the garden and the quiet area.especially if I would want to go out at night. Thanks. Will stay again. I had a lovely space and view from the balcony. The bathroom although very small was very clean and convenient. The bedding was very clean and comfortable.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Thanks Claire and Gavin, I had a truly wonderful stay. The accommodation was warm and welcoming, the breakfasts were fantastic. I will definitely be recommending Jenny's Guest House to all my friends and family and hope to be back soon!

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Dar Es Salaam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Jenny's has a very homely feel. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Lovely fluffy towels and the bathrooms are well equipped with lots of lovely homely touches. Jenny's is in a quiet neighbourhood with secure parking. The excellent breakfast is my favourite part of staying and Jenny's.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We spent the night at Jenny's Guest House after a day in Port Alfred. The room was spotless and the beds were comfortable. We had the most delicious breakfast - which included fresh fruit and flapjacks - we have had in a while Our hosts were most welcoming and they were interesting to talk to. We can highly recommend this... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 4 star, modern double-storey face-brick guesthouse is situated in the heart of Settler Country. It is perfect for a tranquil stay as there is a picturesque garden and sparkling swimming pool. Off street parking is available behind an electric fence. Tastefully furnished bedrooms all with TV, M-Net, fans, heaters, hairdryers, clock/radio alarms and tea/coffee making facilities. Hearty, delicious breakfasts are served. Sparkling swimming pool in picturesque garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jenny's Guest House

Address: 9 Dulverton Road | Somerset Heights, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $60 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jenny's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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