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African Lily Self Catering Family Suites

35 Palm Ave, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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Phalaborwa, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would not recommend this guesthouse to anyone. Considering the proce of it, you can find much better accommodation from R50 more. Rooms are dark, furniture old. It has a car park, the only good point, as well as a central location. Just in front of Translux Bus stop(to Johannesburg).

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Anita R, Owner at African Lily Self Catering Family Suites, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. I am sorry to see that you felt our facilities were not up to standard, we would have appreciated your opinion on arrival instead of voicing it on a public domain, without giving us the opportunity to rectify the situation while Management is available on the premises at all times. We invite you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Ok, you are not going here for the lap of luxury, but for a night before you head into Kruger at 6 the next morning it serves the purpose and is very well priced. The rooms are self catering (local places to eat very close) and they are clean and tidy. The staff are great and there is a night... More 

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Phalaborwa, S. Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I have stayed at African Lily multiple times in the past year or so. I always receive a warm and friendly greeting and enjoy my stays. The rooms are exceptionally large and I always find them very clean. And while I haven't taken advantage of the braai facilities (bbq) they are available. The location is excellent -- close to shopping,... More 

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Anita R, General Manager at African Lily Self Catering Family Suites, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Its always a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your next visit.Kind Regards, Anita More 

Rustenburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We slept there for a night , i couldnt wait to wake up and get out of the lodge . The room looked soo untidy , i think it was npt cleaned after the previous guest left . there was hair on the floor next to the bed and the carpet eas soo dirty . The bathroom was untidy ,... More 

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Anita R, General Manager at African Lily Self Catering Family Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We sorry you didn't enjoy your stay at African Lily Self Catering Suites. We do apologize for the bad experience We would have appreciate it if you could have inform Reception or Security on duty to call Management that same night as we could have assist you immediately with an other room and follow up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed with my family of four for one night and in terms of the rates for the accommodation, African Lily is a good place to stay. The staff, especially Rika, was very helpful and friendly and an assett to the guest house! African Lily has everything you'll need if you are staying over and only a short distance to the... More 

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Polokwane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Overall impression Acceptable. Staff very friendly. I did not like everything in black or grey. Sets a sombre mood. Bed was squeaking. The TV didn't work. Neighbours had a loud party. Otherwise not to bad. Thank you

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed over in African Lily S/C before we entered the Kruger National Park for a few day's vacation. Because of the good rate and the good location it seems to be very popular. The rooms though seem worn down and it needs urgent upgrading. Although the rooms are clean and the kitchen was well equipt, it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

My family needed to stay overnight in Phalaborwa in connection with a trip to Kruger National Park and we were quite satisfied with our self-catering suite at the African Lily. Management was friendly, the location felt quite safe and our suite was clean and well-equipped. Very good value for money (about US$60 for the unit). The only reason I'm not... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Lily Self Catering Suites - located only 3 km from Kruger National Park and in the centre of Phalaborwa within safe walking distance to restaurants and shops. Our accommodations consist - basic but clean fully equipped, very spacious, non-smoking self-catering family suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Lily Self Catering Family Suites

Address: 35 Palm Ave, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
Price Range: $22 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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