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Reviewed November 24, 2016

Pleasant and beautiful place, most comfortable bed (better than my own), Owner goes out of her way to assist and help. Friendly staff and very considerate. Very very quiet and peaceful area and close to local stores and Cresta Mall.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 24, 2016

I have stayed here a couple of times and insist on staying if we are in Johannesburg. The owner, Eileen, is a British lady with proper Northern warmness. She is truly fabulous! Along with her 3 small dogs, she makes you feel incredibly welcome, nothing is too much trouble. When SA was suffering with power cuts she would call me...

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Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent hostess Eileen!!!!!! Felt like home and the personal touch and attention to details won me over. Very serene environs and I am definitely going to stay there again. The bedding is good, clean and fresh. Reasonable space and nice bath. Good price or rather a bargain. I have paid more for less quality elsewhere. Great job Eileen and staff...

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Eileen B, Owner at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Shadreck, Thank you very much for such a wonderful review! I am truly happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to your return Warm regards Eileen & Staff

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed March 5, 2016

A warm, welcoming hostess.Eileen really tries hard to make you feel at home. The rooms are clean, spacious, with heating and air conditioning. The beds are comfy, and the gardens are beautifully kept.Bathrooms are clean and modern. Breakfast is good, with cereals, toast etc available as well as hot food. The house is situated in Northcliff, in a safe area,...

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Eileen B, Owner at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments, I am so sorry for the late response to your wonderful comments. I have only just picked up your review. However, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to seeing you and your family again. Warm regards Eileen & Staff

Loenen aan de Vecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed November 18, 2015

The rooms are well equipped, very clean. Beds slept well, breakfast was nice, the garden looks stunning and the whole atmosphere is very friendly. Eileen is a very good host, has an aswer to all questions and above that.. she is a fun person!

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Eileen B, Manager at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Margitdh, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. Sorry about the late response, I didn't get notification of your Review until Brigitta, told me when she arrived today. However, it was a pleasure having you and your family staying with me and I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed September 17, 2015

On arrival we were welcomed and showed to our room, which we found to our liking, clean, spacious and lovely bathroom with all the bells and whistles. Our room also led to the beautiful garden, which had tables & chairs strategically placed to enjoy the outdoors while sipping on a sundowner near the pool. Breakfast was delicious. Eileen and the...

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Eileen B, Owner at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay at 49 On Norman Guesthouse. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found it an Absolut Bliss experience and I look forward to your return in the near future.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed September 10, 2015

What a gem, tucked away in Northcliff Ext 9. Lovely spacious rooms with extremely pleasing décor throughout. Immaculate garden areas, very welcoming. Eileen is a very warm and welcoming host, with a great sense of style, and detail to comfort.

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Eileen B, Owner at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, your pictures are very nice, especially the one of the Clivia's. Looking forward to seeing you again. Warm regards

randburg
Reviewed September 9, 2015

it is very convient and on right place at right time. we overnight there it is guiet and peaceful resting and have a really fantastic breakfast all included at a very good price. i prefer it to any body .

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Eileen B, Owner at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a great pleasure accommodating you. Looking forward to meeting you again in the near future. Warm regards.

White River, South Africa
Reviewed August 22, 2015

The position is convenient, quiet and security is excellent. We had a lovely room opening onto the very pretty and well maintained garden. The facilities are really good, large bathroom with a lovely shower, his and hers basins and large fluffy towels, excellent breakfast with lots to choose from, very efficient and fast wifi. Eileen really went the extra mile...

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Eileen B, Owner at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you vey much for your wonderful review, My staff and I appreciate it when we get such wonderful comments. Hope to see you again in the near future. Warm regards

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed August 11, 2015

There are hundreds of guesthouses across Johannesburg, and, quite frankly, it can be somewhat daunting to sort through them long-distance for a good deal, the right atmosphere, and good service. Enter 49 on Norman. I visit Johannesburg annually and sometimes more often, and needed a new guesthouse after my previous regular establishment went out of business. A delight from start...

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Eileen B, Owner at 49 on Norman Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. It was a true pleasure accommodating you. I enjoyed our little chats in the mornings and your cheery character at all times. I am truly happy to hear you will be returning soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"49 On Norman" An absolute value for money establishment, it's a place to relax in great comfort with cheery personal service and excellent home-produced food. Sit up in bed and plan your day whilst sipping your morning tea to the sound of the birds and enjoying the view of the garden. Bright modern tasteful air-conditioned rooms with fresh ethnic décor offering, ultra modern en-suite bathrooms with imported sanitary ware and excellent fittings, two with hydro therapy spa baths. Quality amenities, tea trays, hairdryers, clock radios, magnifying make up/ shaving mirrors, LCD TVs, DSTV decoders, some rooms with own entrances opening onto a peaceful secluded garden with swimming pool, secure parking, security camera's etc....Enjoy a mouth-watering breakfast on the Patio overlooking the pool or in our friendly bistro type dining room, A full English breakfast and a cold buffet is served consisting of a choice of 4 quality cereals, fresh fruit salad, cheeses, muffins/pancakes, 8 different jams/spreads, teas, and fresh filter coffee. "Services Offered: Laundry Service, Wireless Internet "Fast Uncapped", Taxi Transfers arranged. Booking of Restaurant etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 49 on Norman Guesthouse

Address: 49 Norman Drive | Northcliff Ext 9, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Hotel Class:4 star — 49 on Norman Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The room that leads to the garden, for complete privacy”
 of 5 bubbles ww_lefatse, Sep 17, 2015 | Read review
“All of the rooms had an appeal.”
 of 5 bubbles Munchkin8, Sep 10, 2015 | Read review
“all rooms will i prefer”
 of 5 bubbles tripadRandburg, Sep 9, 2015 | Read review
“I had room 6, lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 22MarkM22, Aug 11, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Avishana, Apr 21, 2015 | Read review
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