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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agterplaas B&B was terrific. Very clean, comfortable guest house. The staff are wonderful and very hospitable. Conveniently located (walking distance) to a number of terrific restaurants and shops. Would definitely recommend and stay again on my next trip.

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Lier, Belgium
Reviewed 22 March 2017

- Generous, helpful, social & friendly staff: they make sure you have a great time there and are always ready to help you whenever you request it. - Calm and nice looking environment - Accomodation very satisfying - Delicious breakfast - WIFI-connectivity + television

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm happy to hear that our staff contributed in such a positive way to your stay with us. Thank you also for mentioning your satisfaction with the accommodation and delicious breakfast. Hoping your travels will bring you back to Agterplaas B&B soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I had a very cozy and comfortable at Agterplaas B&B. Ideally situated close to Johannesburg but away from the hustle and bustle. Friendly and professional service. Walking distance from day and night restaurants, cafes and watering holes.

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking valuable time to give us your feedback about your stay at Agterplaas B&B. I'm glad that you found our location convenient and were able to explore the area - a lot of these within walking distance. We are fortunate to have must-visit attractions as well as some hidden treasures in the area. We hope...

Redlands, California
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We only stayed one night at Die Agterplaas, but it was fantastic! The staff was very, very friendly, and the rooms were clean, comfortable, and looked nice. The staff was quite helpful with directions and so on, and the breakfast in the morning was delicious. They were also very accommodating of us when we needed to check out, but leave...

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear On-the-go-guests, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff and delicious breakfast. We hope you'll be back soon - there are still lots of interesting places in and around Johannesburg to visit. Take care!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed in Die Agterplaas and it was such a relaxed rustic place in Johannesburg. The style is lovely and the rooms are very comfortable. The manager and employees have given us many nice tips on what to do in Johannesburg. The B&B is close to the vibrant 7th street of Melville, so many places to eat out on a...

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Travelers. It is great to hear that you liked Agterplaas' style and found the rooms comfortable. Our location, overlooking the Melville 'Koppies' is definitely one of the things we are very proud of - at the same time within a short walking distance to Melville's restaurants and other visiting places. Johannesburg and the surrounding country side offers some very...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Brilliant location and the most friendly staff in SA! Located just in the heart of Melville this is a great hide out. The staff has made our stay memorable. The breakfast is good and try to have it served outside on the terrace!

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us - and that the lovely terrace with its view to the Melville Koppies served as a the place for breakfast. We hope your next stay is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was here for 3 nights and enjoyed the comfort, calm and convenient location. Because I have some mobility problems, I had the "disabled" room which is well equipped. They also brought breakfast down to my room . I will definitely be back. All the staff are considerate, cheerful and very helpful. One suggestion - explain to guests the complexity...

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am very happy that the staff was welcoming and accommodating and that you enjoyed your stay with us. However, I am sorry to hear that you struggled with the Melville one-ways. We'll be sure to include detailed road directions in our correspondence. Thank you very much for bringing it to our attention....

Mbombela
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Agterplaas staff are attentive and friendly. The rooms are excellent and the breakfast is superb. We always stay at Agterplaas because of its' close proximity to Media 24 and SABC where we often have appointments. We also often have breakfast meetings at the guest house with some of our business associates. This works really well!

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for staying with us again. We appreciate your loyalty and your continued trust in our hotel and our staff. It is such a pleasure to welcome your guests for breakfast. Rest assured that we will do everything it takes to make us deserving of your loyalty.

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had chosen Melville as out location in Jo'burg, which was the right choice. The Agterplaas is well located with its own access to the buzzing 7th Street with many bars and good value and high quality restaurants. The rooms are large and serve the basic needs, had a good night sleep almost every day. The breakfast in a special...

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest,I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you recommend us to a fellow travelers. We are lucky to be so near the buzzy Melville restaurants and bars - and that's so easy to get there. Our chefs appreciate your positive comments regarding the freshly baked breads and other breakfast dishes. We...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Fantastic: gorgeous grounds, walkable and most importantly....problem solvers! I am professor who travelled with 8 college students on a cultural exchange + brought my own family (2 little boys and husband) all from the U.S. The staff treated us like family right away. We felt at home in the warm farm house environment in the middle of the unique neighborhood...

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Santie W, General Manager at Agterplaas B&B, responded to this review

Dear Tavia, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. I'll be sure to let them know that they made an impact during your stay. We love our location; so non-city, but a few steps away from the...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Agterplaas B&B is a piece of countryside in the heart of Johannesburg. We are a hundred meters from the '7de laan' boutiques, book stores, pubs and restaurants, but supper can also be enjoyed by appointment where we overlook the Melville 'Koppies'. We are centrally situated - close to UJ, Wits, Helen Joseph- and Milpark-hospitals, Mediapark and the SABC, with a bus route close by. Airport and Gautrain transfers are available on request at competitive prices. There is also the Melville E-Tuk Tuk for short trips - even as far as the Rosebank and Park Gautrain Stations. Our rooms are all en suite with WiFi internet access. We offer a bouquet of DSTV - channels, complimentary cool drinks and coffee/tea facilities and our rooms are equipped with heaters and fans. Our motto is: Old-world Tranquility and Affordable Comfort. In general we are disabled-friendly and one of our units and a kitchen facility are geared specifically to accommodate guests in wheelchairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Agterplaas B&B

Address: 66 Sixth Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: RM233 - RM414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Agterplaas B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask about a shower if it is important to you.”
R8979PFandrewe, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Decide if you want to be in main house or to have a larger room. Each has benefits.”
doubledome, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is good in the main house but was problematic in the upper hillside rooms.”
NoniN_13, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms at the top of the hill - newest, best views.”
cdn-npl, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“rooms 1-3, they have sliding doors as separate entrance”
744annas, 10 Nov 2013 | Read review
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