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Villa Lugano Guesthouse

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

First trip to South Africa and was recommended to stay here. So simple to book, arrange airport transfers and help on the day off to see the lions and Soweto The owners cannot do enough for you including lending me a travel adapter and a warm jacket ! Nearby is a great little pizza restaurant and the hotels standards are...

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VillaLugano, Owner at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and compliments. Glad you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to your next visit, which we hope will even be better.

Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Our hosts were very welcoming from the minute Eddie collected us from the airport. We were organizing things for a party and almost took over the guest house but this didn't phase Eddie and his wife, they were very helpful and gracious and nothing was too much bother for them. They offered us advice on where to go and where...

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Eddie B, Owner at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

A great review. It is always our pleasure to assist where we can... And then it is so gratifying if our guests are appreciative as you are. It motivates us to keep the standard. Thank you.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We really enjoyed our stay, the environment was friendly; caring and it felt like home, We also enjoyed the wonderful supper and breakfast that was severed. Its has beautiful gardens and areas outside to sit. I would recommend it to anyone. The only suggestion I have is an area/ desk to do extra work/ documents at.

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Eddie B, Owner at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Will give attention to ensure that all rooms have desks as suggested.

Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic guesthouse in Mulbarton. Excellent facilities and a great breakfast. Close to good restaurants. Personal care from the owners, beyond what one would expect. I would recommend Villa Lugano without hesitation. An excellent venue for business travelers or more grown up families.

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Eddie B, Owner at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew for the kind words. We are doing our best and trust to see you soon again as our guests.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed February 19, 2017

+ Very friendly owner, good breakfasts, pretty balconies on upper floor rooms, lovely pool and garden surrounds. - Patchy/slow wi-fi, tight parking, some dated room decor. Overall a pleasant stay, but would go for Superior room over the regular deluxe next time. I would stay there again :)

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Eddie B, Owner at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Your review is much appreciated. We have upgraded our internet to a faster and more stable network. Optic fiber is in the process of being installed as well. Rooms are also in the process of being upgraded on a continues basis. Glad that you enjoyed your stay though, and looking forward to next visit.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed December 4, 2016

My stay was truly amazing they made you feel like you at home there and the house is just amazing i'll certainly be returning there soon. They gave me and my partner a great stay. truly a place to be visited.

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Eddie B, Owner at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the favorable review. It was good having you as our guests and trust that soon we will have the privilege to host you again.

La-Lucia, South Africa
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Once again Villa Lugano proves it has maintained its standard and hospitality over many years. A home away from home. Clean efficient and just works! South Johannesburg does not have many choices if your business is in the area. There is everything you need including a good restaurant in walking distance.

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VillaLugano, Manager at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Once again we are grateful for the time and effort that you have put into writing this encouraging review on us. It always gives us the warm feeling of accomplishment when we manage to deliver the service that is appreciated by regular guests such as yourself. We trust that we will have the honour of accommodating you again soon. Marshall

Brum, UK
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Only 1 night into a 3 night stay and would already highly recommend the Villa Lugano. Very homely feel to the place, well appointed rooms and excellent breakfast. But what has really stood out is the service. I arranged for some craft beers to be delivered to the hotel to enjoy on arrival, this was no problem at all and...

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VillaLugano, Manager at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are overwhelmed by the kind words in your review and are glad that we managed to deliver on the promise of good service. It was also a pleasure meeting such pleasant guests as yourselves. Thank you for the time that you took during your holiday to write this review. We look forward to your return in the near future....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed September 30, 2016

The venue is outstanding. It is a beautiful setting with a classy touch. The staff are professional and very helpful. The grounds are immaculate and one feels as if one has ended up in Tuscany. The food was of high standard and very tasty.

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VillaLugano, Manager at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the time that you have taken to write this review for us. We are pleased that we managed to meet your requirements and made your time with us worth your while. We trust that we will have the honour of you using our facilities again soon. we will continue to work hard always be at the top...

Acquarossa, Switzerland
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This wonderful guesthouse is very characteristic. The owners are very friendly and any time I stayed here I've got a different room. Each room is different. The guesthouse has a pool. The breakfast is delicious! I will definitely come back in this guesthouse.

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VillaLugano, Manager at Villa Lugano Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and the time that you have taken to commend our guesthouse. We are glad that we have managed to make your stay with us memorable. We look forward to your next visit and trust that we will once again live up to the standards that we always strive to achieve. Have a great...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Lugano is an exclusive multi award winning Mediterranean styled luxury 4 STAR guest house ideally situated in the heart of friendly Mulbarton in the South of South Africa's City of Gold, Johannesburg. It is within close proximity to the Soccer City Stadium where most of the big concerts and shows take place. The OR Tambo Int. Airport is conveniently situated 20 minutes away. Villa Lugano is also suitably accessible to Sandton City, Johannesburg and surrounding areas. Close to shopping centres, schools, restaurants, golf courses, Nasrec Exhibition Centre, Apartheid Museum, casinos, theme parks etc. We can arrange the following tours for our guests please enquire with our front desk, Soweto Fair tour, Footsteps of Mandela and Ghandi, Cradle of humankind, Lion and Rhino Park, Plumari Game reserve, De Wildt Cheetah Farm, Elephant Sanctuary and many more. Our guest house consists of comfortable, tastefully furnished bedrooms ranging from single to deluxe twin/double rooms with adjoined spacious en suit bathrooms. En-suite bathrooms come equipped with hairdryer / electric shave facility. Villa Lugano is located in a large and attractive emerging garden which adds ambience to a pleasant and memorable stay. Secure off street parking is provided by means of double automated garages and lots of entertainment areas, interior and exterior (with water features etc.) create a relaxing atmosphere. Scrumptious breakfasts are available either in the dining area or weather permitting on the adjoining patio. Home cooked dinners are available on request by prior arrangement should guests wish not to venture out in the evening. All rooms are equipped with TV sets that provide DSTV with a hotel bouquet. Free Wi Fi is provided and each room is equipped with an adequate table should guests wish to work after hours. Visitors to Villa Lugano can enjoy the beautiful natural countryside on numerous hiking trails or mountain biking trails 5min away and maybe play a round of golf at one of the nearby golf courses or visit one of the nearby museums, or go spend time at one of the surrounding casinos or enjoy the theatre or cinemas. We have numerous top quality restaurants on our doorstep or just relax with a sundowner at the Villa Lugano pool. - Int. Airport (20 min) - Bush Lodges (40 min drive) - Braai facilities - communal - Car hire (less than 10 km) - Casino (less than 15 km) - Exercise facility (10 km) - Golf Country Club (less than 4 km) - Internet facilities (Wireless) (24 hour) - Laundry facilities (provided) - Live entertainment (less than 15 km) - Movies / cinema (less than 4 km) - Parking on site (garages) - Italian Restaurant (less than 120m) - EXPO Centre Johannesburg(less than 8 km) - Tea /coffee making facilities - Television in all rooms (DSTV) - In house Cinema/TV - Full room service - Swimming Pool - 24 Hour Security ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Lugano Guesthouse

Address: 100 Broad Street | Mulbarton X2, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $54 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Lugano Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Honeymoon suite opens onto the pool”
Nelly1979Brum_UK, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is the "honeymoon suite" and extremely comfortable! Eddie is also installing proper air conditioning in all the rooms.”
RichardSacks, Jan 7, 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is spacious with lovely on sweet bathroom with bath and shower. It leads out onto the pool deck which would be lovely in summer. It is tranquil and private.”
Hennie53, Sep 3, 2014 | Read review
“If it is available, request the honeymoon suite.”
GaryNorberg, Jul 18, 2014 | Read review
“Any of the rooms ... they are all great!”
MC_Hammen, May 30, 2014 | Read review
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