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Urban Hip Hotels - The Nicol

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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Booked 2 nights at this hotel, breakfast included through Agoda. I was told they dont do breakfast anymore at check in. What a rip off. I will never stay there again. Found a huge ball of hair in the shower...disgusting.

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Thank Bryan C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first impression of the Hotel was welcoming until I got to the room which was clean but rather freezing and on the ground floor and worst of all, the heater was not working and there were no extra blankets. I had to call reception to ask for an extra blanket, to our surprise it came with a small fan... More 

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Johannebsurg
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This has been one of the worst hotels I've ever stayed at. Its not super expensive but still not worth what you pay for. Their 'breakfast' is a brown bag with a few small snack items. The receptionists are not very friendly or helpful when i asked about fixing a very bad tv reception in the room. And the gaurd... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

1. The pillows are terrible and cheap. It sounded like they were filled with polystyrene. 2. The bedding was cheap, scratchy and smelt damp. 3. The room smelt damp 4. The Towels were old and did not feel fresh 5. Th mattress was cheap, soft and terribly uncomfortable 6. The "breakfast" was delivered in a brown bag (Provitas and Melrose... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Location is convenient, close to Eastbank shopping. Rooms as nice, got the One-Bedroom Apartment as needed the space for some quick meetings and it is nicely set up. Only thing not good is the noise from the highway

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Thank EddyYung
Polokwane, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The experience was amazing. The staff incredibly friendly, and they smiles everyday. The room, the bed felt like I was floating on some strawberry cloud!! Really excellent service. Close to the mall!!

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Thank letladil
Middelburg, South Africa
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The Rooms are very nice and Clean. The hotel lobby is beautiful and classy. Everything in the Hotel looks new. The only negative is that there rooms that are close to the freeway are noisy because of endless traffic volumes on the freeway throughout the night which compromises your beauty sleep. The basement parking area is also cramped. You struggle... More 

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Thank Hlalo G
Lichtenburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Upon arrival we were informed that they lost our booking. We then had wait 20 minutes while they searched for a room for us. The room we got was dirty, one bathroom had no towels, the stairs were broken, the aircon didn't work, there was no washing machine and tumble dryer, although we were promised both when we booked. The... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Well were do I start?? Parking small, some spaces reserved for no reason!! Decor non existent. No tv remote. Fridge looks like a flood occurred in a Sauna. Aircon makes noises but no cold air. Staff iffy at best not really friendly. Breakfast pack is left in your room at room temperature midday (which is twenty five degrees plus). You... More 

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Thank ATravellerForLive
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

this place was terrible. it is NOT a hotel!!!! it is a group of condos that a 'managment company' rents out. stained filthy towels, previous guest garbage in kitchen and hair in bathroom. no internet in rooms and no one to contact if there is a problem. air con shuts off after a couple of hours which means you have... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the leafy suburb of Bedfordview, Urban Hip Hotels’ flagship apartment hotel promises visitors a comfortable and convenient stay. This luxurious accommodation in Bedfordview is ideal for both short and long stay business and leisure guests. The Nicol is conveniently situated just a 20 minute drive from OR Tambo International Airport, the Johannesburg CBD and Sandton. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Urban Hip Hotels - The Nicol

Address: Nicol Road, Bedfordview 2008, South Africa (Formerly The Nicol)
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Bedfordview
Price Range: $64 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Urban Hip Hotels - The Nicol 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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