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    Foxwood House

    13 5th Street | Houghton, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent56%
    • Very good24%
    • Average12%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Foxwood House: I don’t normally write to TripAdvisor. As I told the following story to my wife she urged me to respond to what we perceive as undeserved comment,. As I opened TripAdvisor I stumbled over an unfair review from a female who stayed at...More

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    Response from Pieter d, Owner at Foxwood House

    We at Foxwood House appreciate the time and effort that went into your review more than we can ever express. The charm of the place is something quite unique in the world of hospitality, and your keen observation and pleasure you derived from your visit...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Staff was great, they however neglected to mention that there was no water since days before we arrived. Television did not work and milk was placed in a open coffee mug. Support staff was wonderful and the atmosphere and gardens was delightful.More

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    Response from Pieter d, Owner at Foxwood House

    Thank you for your feedback. I deeply regret that milk was offered in a coffee jug, and we are aware of a TV set not working on arrival in one of the suites. We did manage to sort it out within two hours. I am...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2017

    What a treat! You would never know that just a short walk or drive from some of the busiest places in Johannesburg lies a leafy green wonderland of tranquility. We arrived and hadn't even had time to park our vehicle when someone came to greet...More

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    Response from Pieter d, Owner at Foxwood House

    You have no idea what your review means to all of us at Foxwood House. It is appreciated more than you may know - esp. in view of all the hustle and bustle behind the tranquil exterior to maintain the appearance of calm. Our guests...More

    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    Seeking a comfortable overnight facility for our business conference in Houghton, we selected the Foxwood on the recommendation of friends; it proved to be an excellent choice. Well managed, friendly and comfortable, Foxwood is a range of cottages with a rural flavour : ducks and...More

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    Response from Pieter d, Owner at Foxwood House

    Firstly, I need to say how much we appreciate the trouble patrons take to publish a review. More importantly, we are delighted that you were happy choosing us! Thank you for your kind words.

    Reviewed 23 November 2016

    The team of receptionists, cooks and cleaners could not have been more helpful. The verdant garden and shrill peacocks gave this boutique hotel a special atmosphere. Not for those who prefer the predictability of the Holiday Inns of this world.

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    Response from Pieter d, Owner at Foxwood House

    Thank you. Reviews are always helpful in making us see how others see us. Your kind response is highly appreciated by all of us at Foxwood House. Many thanks.

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Number of rooms
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