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    Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

    79 Lancaster Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
    011 27 11 442 8083
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    • Excellent94%
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    • Average1%
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    “earth room” (21 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 342 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    It was our first trip to Jo'berg and we found Liz's an ideal place to base ourselves for the week. The accommodation was very good, comfortable with everything you could ever need provided! We had a lovely small garden just outside which was a great...More

    Thank A1DJW
    Response from Liz a, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you AIDJW for giving us feedback on your stay here. Most importantly - your first trip to Jozi was successful and Liz at Lancaster was a convenient place to stay. Plus getting around was easy, safe and not too expensive. I'm so pleased that...More

    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    What a magnificent stay! After a 12 hour flight it was amazing to get a room even though we arrived 2 hours prior to check in. Liz greeted us at the door and immediately made us feel at home. The guest house is situated in...More

    1  Thank Une_Petite_Critique
    Response from Liz D, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 15 February 2017

    Thank you Une_Petite_Critique for your wonderful review of Liz at Lancaster. We're so pleased you had a good time and that everything met your expectations (even though you were in the Blue room - the least spacious of our units). We worry sometimes that our...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We had a very pleasant stay at Liz's. Pickup from the airport went very smoothly. The guesthouse is located in a nice part of town, and the location is good for exploring the area. A couple of shopping malls are within a 10 minute drive....More

    Thank Christian C
    Response from Liz a, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you Christian C for your feedback on your stay here with us at Liz at Lancaster. In this big sprawling city of Joburg we are so pleased that you found it such a convenient central location. And very importantly that the wi-fi is so...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Liz at Lancaster always feels like staying with family. We stay with Liz whenever we’re in Johannesburg, which is once a year or so. Every time, without exception, we are impressed with the friendly and attentive staff and how welcome and comfortable we feel. We...More

    Thank Debra A
    Response from Liz a, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 1 week ago

    Wow Debra A , what an amazing review. Thank you so much. Liz at Lancaster is so privileged to have an amazing web of connections throughout the world, of people who have stayed and returned many times including to spend joyous once-off celebrations like you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    When we arrived at 11 pm, after a delayed flight, and entered the little green jungle that makes up the guesthouse to find Liz waiting up for us, we knew our stay would be perfect! Everything has been thought of in each room - the...More

    Thank baierlythere
    Response from Liz a, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 1 week ago

    What a wonderful review. Thank you Baierlythere. (Great travel-name!!). We love that we are a little green jungle in a big city. And we even have rose-ringed parakeets at the bird feeder to enhance the "jungle" feel! We are so pleased that it all worked...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$79 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Johannesburg
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    Carrie M
    13 March 2015|
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    Response from Liz a | Property representative |
    Hi Carrie, Unfortunately I only have one room left from 31st to 3rd April - the blue room (R800 single and R950 double). The best would be to go to my TripAdvisor listing and see my email and web address ( I pay for a... More
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    Carrie M
    9 March 2015|
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    Response from Liz a | Property representative |
    Carrie Hi, Am in process of renegotiating my mobi site so you might not be able to access website from an Ipad or mobile device. But I'm a bit confused as have just got your email and says you want to come on the 1st March... More
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    Terry V
    29 November 2014|
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    Response from Liz a | Property representative |
    Dear Terry, Good to hear from you again. No don't go through a travel website -the best is to contact me directly. Google Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse Johannesburg and my website comes up and you can contact me through this... More
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    "If you have mobility problems, the Earthroom is the easiest to get to from the carpark."
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