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    African Rock Hotel

    48 De Villiers Avenue | Van Riebeeck Estates, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “one night” (29 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 231 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Spent a night here after a drive from Kruger National Park before the flight to Victoria Falls A great spot as it's really close to the Airport Had dinner here and the food was great Really helpful friendly staff and nothing a problem They are...More

    Thank Yvonne W
    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed June 7, 2017

    Honestly we landed and I thought why didn't our travel agent just book us into the hotel at the airport. We had a 10am flight the next day. We drove into the ARH and I ask never again. The staff, food, gift shop, grounds, wine...More

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    Response from OttiM, Owner at African Rock HotelResponded June 21, 2017

    Thank you so much for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay with us. happy travels, See you again soon! Otti

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a one-night stay here after flying nonstop from NY, and we enjoyed the quiet, well-appointed rooms, the friendly staff and the delicious dinner. The grounds are pretty and well-maintained, and although it was too chilly to use the pool, we enjoyed sitting nearby...More

    Thank JSMCT
    Response from OttiM, Owner at African Rock HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad that your stay with us was a pleasant experience. I will check on the transfer issue, our chauffeurs, Calvin, Givy and Lloyd are normally on time. If we are very...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    The African Rock Hotel is phenomenal! My husband and I stayed here for one night since we were traveling to Port Elizabeth for a safari for three days. The pictures on this site and their website don't do this place justice. This hotel was immaculate,...More

    Thank courtdors
    Response from OttiM, Owner at African Rock HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there, Thank you for the review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay and like our little place and what it has to offer. I wish you many more happy travels!! Regards Otti

    Reviewed June 21, 2017

    If the rooms and hospitality weren't off the charts, the restaurant and chef work magic. The springbok was divine, and the wine pairings were spot on. We were sad to only have one night here before we left in the morning. It was lovely.

    Thank nbptgal
    Response from OttiM, Owner at African Rock HotelResponded June 22, 2017

    Hello, Thank you for the review and nice comments! I wish you many more happy travels in our part of the world. Warm regards Otti Meijer

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $239 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Kempton Park
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Kempton Park
    • #3 Business Hotel in Kempton Park
    • #3 Family Hotel in Kempton Park
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Kempton Park
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    Traveler (146)
    Room & Suite (45)
    Dining (24)
    Pool & Beach (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (124)
    Bathroom (13)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
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    Room Tips
    "Crystal Room (#9?) was lovely."
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    "Room 9 was lovely and quiet and close to the pool, bar and restaurant"
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    "try room 2 which has a separate bath area, or room 4. book early though."
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    "I would avoid rooms with inside access as they are noisier."
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