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Ilali Guest House

Ilali is a small boutique guest house for visitors to Joburg who want to retreat to a comfortable and safe space after dipping into the city’s vibrant business or social life. The house has an old Joburg aesthetic with a contemporary edge, reflecting local art, craft and interior design. The five generous en-suite bedrooms are well appointed, with crisp linen, satellite TV, tea and coffee tray, magazines, and a laptop safe.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Pilansberg Airport11 mi
O.R.Tambo Intl14 mi
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We had a wonderful stay for 4 nights at the Ilali. Our room was so inviting & comfortable & had beautiful decor. Hannia, the owner, & her entire staff couldn't do enough for you. Tracey was so sweet & Hannia also arranged for a driver,Fiselani, who we used for airport transfers &
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Response from HanniaW, Owner at Ilali Guest House
Responded Oct 11, 2018
I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you also for taking the time to explore Joburg with such enthusiasm.
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The pictures on the website were very inviting and the decor looked stunning. I must say that this was not quite the same in reality. The house is very old and could really do with some work. The entrance hall is dark, walls painted in dark colours and my room was also very dark.
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Well I overnighted in Johannesburg on 21st October.Hania the proprietor of this lovely establishment was so caring and as they say went the extra mile.Met and collected me at Roebank Station.Took me back next day to Station.Lent me a computer-gave me a bag for some of my stuff.Th
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Response from HanniaW, Owner at Ilali Guest House
Responded Nov 9, 2014
Thank you for your kind review !
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I live in Joburg, but often need to accommodate clients or recommend a place to stay to like minded creative people from all over the world. Ilali has become the place to stay for some really great artists, writers, Journalists, film producers and 'other interesting people'. We
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Staying here for the second time and think this will become my home away from home. Great rooms, very spacious. Beautifully decorated - colourful and fun and very tasteful. Best beds and lovely linens. Massive bathrooms with great products. Beautiful breakfast and staff. Close to
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Beautiful room in the back house
Immaculate in suite shower and bath
Cozy bed with very designer bedhead
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The Blue room bathroom
Do you offer a pool or splash area for guest to cool off in the summer?
We do not have a pool , but the local Municipal pool is 3 blocks away.
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How many individual rooms are there & do they all have en suite/ private bathrooms? Are there rooms of different sizes/ sleeping space that can accommodate families or friends traveling together? Do any have two bedrooms or bedroom & separate living room space? Do any of the rooms have refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, cooking appliances? Or offer space for guest to store drinks/foods that need to be kept cold?
Thank you for your inquiry. We have 6 individual en suite rooms and they are all different sizes. There are coffee/tea trays in each room and 4 of them have fridges. William's room has 2 separate rooms ( the 2nd room functions as a study with a sleeper couch) The Deco Room is our only twin room. The Long room is a cottage with a kitchen. Our main kitchen is accessible to heat up meals etc.
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"All Rooms seemed good to me."
"this is a guest house, not a hotel. Make yourself at home and just relax"
"The Courtyard room is very private."
"I stayed in The Sweet, which is spacious with a stand alone luxurious bath in the room. My colleague stayed in the Deco room, which was also gorgeous (although a little smaller than The Sweet)."
"Different sizes but all have there charms."
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
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