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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was acceptable. Room was a bit small for 2 beds - 3 people. We were so tired that night, it worked for us bearing the circumstances. It's a very nice and quaint place, close in proximity. Again, accommodation was acceptable to us.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are efficient and very friendly. Although the decor is a bit outdated, the rooms are ok. My only complaint is that the bathroom was full of spider webs and the bed was dusty......it needs a clean! Over all - not a bad place to stay.

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Okahandja, Namibia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at the Emerald Guest House now in January 2017. The place is very good, friendly staff, clean, a decent breakfast, safe and cheap. What more can you ask for??!! Their free shuttle to/from the airport is an excellent thing too because even if you arrive by car (as we did) you are welcome to use the...

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Perth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After cancelling my stay due to unforeseen circumstances and well in advance, all attempts to communicate with the Emerald Guest House staff failed. They simply ignored my messages and failed to fulfill their refund obligations in line with their cancellation policy.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly the rooms are quite small and looks old and run down. There was a stain on my duvet cover! The floor was not cleaned as there was dirt on the carpeted floor and the bathroom floor was sticky for some reason. The towels had an old damp smell to them. As for the bed it was not very comfortable...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

The rooms are Clean and neat. But simple. Nice green garden and pool. Room 246 was a bit noisy from showers upstairs in the morning. Friendly and obliging staff. Basic yet tasty breakfast. Good for a single night oasis near the airport.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed January 8, 2017

-Airport shuttle was late - had to phone reception. -No aircon in Gauteng as they don't want to pay for more electricity (but they have a huge fridge and a TV that only plays SABC with bad reception). Asked for fans and got one broken one and one that worked. -Neighbours played rave music until 01:15. -Paid for 2 adults...

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Guangzhou, China
Reviewed January 8, 2017

It is very suitable for budget accommodation. Closed to the airport and the pick up service is very good. I don't have the change for the extra airport pick up service then the host is very kind to offer the complementary.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed January 8, 2017

This guesthouse could be rated as "value for money" nut definitely not quality. Lovely garden but one does not sleep in the garden. It seems as if the second bed in the room might not have been made freshly. The hot water in the shower ( in spite of instruction on how to operate) ran out : cold shower! The...

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Positives first: Very good value. Though slightly antiquated, the place is in pretty good shape in a lovely garden environment. The staff were very friendly and conversational when I spoke to them. The buffet breakfast I thought was very tasty. And it's very close to the airport, just a few minutes away. Now for the not-so-nice things. The worst thing...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Emerald Guest House

Address: 19 Halifax Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $35 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Emerald Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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