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Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

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Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

Hello,

I am planning to visit Johannesburg in the end of January 2013.

Can anybody recommend good quality/price hotel / B&B in Johannesburg near the The Graduate School of Public and Development Management at the Witwatersrand University (2 St David's Place) in 30 minutes walking distance? The suitable price form me would be around 90-110 EUR per night for double room. Thanks in advance on any suggestions.

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1. Re: Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

I suggest you have a look at Sunnyside Park hotel. Very good hotel.

Agnes

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2. Re: Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

I agree with Agnes.

The Sunnyside Park is your best bet.

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1,4 Km away from 2 St. David's place.

Very nice hotel, in a Garden setting. Historic, and within your price range.

Look here:

http://www.booking.com/hotel/za/sunnyside-park.en.html?aid=311984;label=hotel-16669-za-dfkKzr882ULq0f8o*KoJzwS2646291493:pl:ta:p1:p2:ac:ap1t1:neg;ws=&gclid=COrCq8mLh7ICFcQNfAodwGAAXg

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3. Re: Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

Also Hotel Lamunu in Braamfontein

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4. Re: Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

SepSep is right, the Lamunu is a possibility.

Good rates.

"city centre" hotel.

The shortest route is about 2km, with a steep hill to negotiate ( Melle Street) .

There is actually another one, near the Lamunu .. Hotel Devonshire.

1.9 Km walk, up the same steep hill ( Melle Street), also a "city centre" hotel.

Their rates are probably also quite good.

And yet another in Braamfontein: The Parktonian, all suite hotel

No idea about rates.

A 2Km walk, different route than the other two for the shortest road, but still a nice hill to negotiate .

If I was to personally choose, provided the rates suited my budget, I would choose the Sunnyside... its a nicer setting, and a National Monument, but, ultimately, the choice is yours.

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5. Re: Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

Wouldn't recommend Devonshire Hotel as its used by quite a number of students and gets a bit loud at times. Devonshire Hotel has a shuttle to the campus though, which you can perhaps take as the Hotel Lamunu is across the street from it.

Agree, Sunnyside Park Hotel is nicer, but might challenge the budget.

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6. Re: Good quality / price hotel near Witwatersrand University

Hi SepSep

So Wits Students still drink at the (New) "Dev".!

When I was at Wits, in the 1960's, we used to drink at the (Old) "Dev".

When the old "Dev" was demolished, and the "new "Dev built, it wasn't nearly as popular.... not the same atmosphere!

I think you could get a Castle Lager, served in the pub at the "Dev", for about R0.19, in those days!!

The Brewery was just up the road, corner Jan Smuts and Ameshof Street. (SAB Miller still have offices there).

In the late '60's the brewery moved, and the property became RAU ( now UJ) temporary premises, while their permanent campus was being built in Auckland Park

There was a neon sign on the corner, a family of Lions, advertising Lion Lager!

Regards

Gavin

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