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Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed in Belhambra Cottage. What a delightful place, you would imagine being in a quaint UK cottage. The garden is delightful and very peaceful after the city rush. The staff were friendly & very efficient. I definitely recommend this place.

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Liandra Thank you so much for taking the trouble to do a review for us. We love that you found Amanzi tranquil in the midst of the busyness of the city. And thank you for your recommendation :) We hope you will come back! Warm regards Pam, Rob and the Amanzi team

Reviewed 14 November 2016

I spent the first week of November 2016 at Amanzi Guest House. The house is situated in an oasis of a garden in a good neighbourhood of Johannesburg. Apartment 4 was modern, spacious and clean. You can enjoy your breakfast outdoors while listening to the birds, read a book, or take advantage of the 50/50 mbit wifi. There are a...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Per-Knut or PK as we know you! Thank you so much for taking the time to review Amanzi and wow - what fanatastic comments and compliments. Love the title you gave your review! And so pleased you liked your apartment, and enjoyed the garden and birds while eating breakfast. We all really go out of our way to assist...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Wow, where to start....I was looking for somewhere to stay for a friend wedding, after sending an email Pam and Rob were so accommodating with all my questions prior to my visit. When we arrived the taxi pulled into the drive and all i heard was my name being called, as i got out of the cab there was a...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear moppit1 Wow! What an amazing review - we are so delighted to know that you felt welcome and comfortable - it was a pleasure to answer your questions. And we loved that we felt part of helping to organise your trips around Joburg. Thank you for your compliements about the apartment and that you liked the decor and thought...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Great place! Beautiful architecture, tranquil, good breakfast and most of all wonderful hosts. Pam is such an amazing human being... It's perfect! Pity we stayed there for only one night due to an in and out trip to Joburg but I absolutely love this hidden gem and will definitely be coming back!!!

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Thato Thank you so much for your really wonderful review - so happy you enjoyed your stay here and had a good time. We were privileged to be a little part of your bridal celebration :) Looking forward to you coming back as a married woman! warm regards from all of us at Amanzi Pam

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I spent 5 nights at Amanzi guest house with a friend to attend a wedding. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by Pam and I immediately felt we had made the right choice in selecting where to stay. Our apartment was perfect, very clean, comfortable and spacious, I couldn't fault it. The immediate area where we stayed is...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear tdw, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Amanzi. We so enjoyed having you stay at Amanzi and it was fun to organise the sightseeing and hear about what you had done for the day :) So happy you were comfortable in the apartment and thank you for your comments about feeling safe...

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have just spent 2x weeks at Amanzi. I absolutely loved it. Pam is a honey and the warmest welcome every night I received coming home was from Sugar. My apartment (third time at Amanzi) was comfortable and I lacked for nothing. Want to wake up surrounded by a beautiful garden and the sound of birds?, I recommend Amanzi. Home...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Karen And we miss you too! What a fabulous review - thank you! So happy you enjoyed your stay - again - at Amanzi! Love your comment about waking up to beauty and the sound of birds, even though they do start a bit early. You made a friend for life with Sugar, and we all look forward to...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had the pleasure of spending two weeks at Amanzi while filming was taking place in my apartment. The apartment had everything I could have needed and the free wifi was perfect for getting work done in the peaceful garden setting. The team soon figured out my daily schedule ensuring my room was made up while I ate breakfast so...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Frances It was our pleasure to have you stay at Amanzi for the two weeks! Thank you for a fabulous review and so pleased you felt at home and were able to get on with your work after strong coffee and a croissant! Thank you also for commenting on your room being cleaned while you were at breakfast. We...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed only one night but I could easily have enjoyed a longer stay at Amanzi. The room was outstanding, the breakfast excellent and the hosts friendly. The wi-fi worked well, which is not often the case at B&B's. The garden is beautiful and the birdlife lovely.

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Libby Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to review Amanzi. We are so happy you thought the room was outstanding and enjoyed the garden- great praise! And yes, we are delighted with our high speed unlimited fibre optic wifi!! Hope to see you at Amanzi on another trip! Best wishes from us all at Amanzi...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wonderful team of very friendly people who make you feel right at home. I had a beautiful cottage next to pool area where I fell asleep to the sound of frogs and woke up to the sounds of birds. I couldn't ask for a more tranquil way to end or start a business trip day. Thank you and see you...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Gill616 Thank you for taking the time and effort to review Amanzi and we love that your fell asleep in your cottage to the sound of frogs and woke up to the sound of birds. We feel that Amanzi is a little oasis in the middle of the hub of Joburg, and love living in Craighall Park. Look forward...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have stayed with my husband at the Amanzi Guest House in Johannesburg a few times. We have always had a wonderful experience. We stayed in the Silver Birch Cottage which we loved. The cottage has a well equipped kitchen, a comfortable lounge, lovely bedroom and great bathroom. It also has its own private garden space. We enjoyed the tasty...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Heidi Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We are delighted you found Silver Birch comfortable and you enjoyed our breakfasts. We do try to include healthy options, and where possible use organic/free range produce. And as you know we make our own bread. It was a pleasure hosting you both, and look forward to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amanzi Guest House, AA TravelGuides Superior Grading, 4 Star TGCSA, Central Johannesburg, South Africa, offers luxury bed and breakfast / guesthouse accommodation with self-catering options. Four contemporary urban chic apartments each with private entrances, and three garden cottages. Free unlimited high speed fibre optic Internet access (50 Mps), Satellite TV, secure property with undercover parking. Pool set in indigenous garden. Added luxuries like hairdryers, luxurious cotton percale linen, a house branded range of natural toiletries and daily refilled bottles of E-spring filtered water. Convenient neighbourhood shops less than a kilometre away - a general grocer, fruit and veg, pharmacy, restaurant - minutes from Sandton, Rosebank, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg CBD. Ideal for business and leisure travelers. Amanzi Guest House specialises in long stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amanzi Guest House

Address: 64 Rutland Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: RM399 - RM532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amanzi Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Jacaranda Cottage has a private courtyard, private access and is close to the communal swimming pool.”
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“Room 3, lovely size”
 of 5 bubbles moppit1, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved having the well appointed cottage to ourselves but we also saw the apartments which looked very comfortable and organized.”
 of 5 bubbles Heidicanuck, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure how to select the best room - Apartment 3 was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ij0nes, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 3, and it was all we could have asked for.”
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