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Bujumbura, Burundi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

3 hours of verification for 31$ room is horrible. My booking was made by company credit card. My name was printed on a booking as a guest. Due to very high fraud committed in Johannesburg, the hotel staff asked me to provide a copy of both sides of a credit card and a copy of passport. Seriously? For what? Finally...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a handy place to stay for one night near the airport... The TV was from last century and given the place is so isolated it was the only source of entertainment, so updating TV´s and making sure WiFi works in all rooms would be greatly appreciated :) shuttle service was kind and nice

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was surprised entering this place, so close to Tambo Airport. Such specious clean rooms and good and quick service for that price at that location? More than good! (beds were a bid hard!). And if you consider the free pick up from the airport it is worth the price 100%

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was clean but lacked TV remote (was told none was available). The free shuttle to/from OR Tambo is a real plus and staff onsite were extremely helpful in moving luggage. There was little/no soap in the room upon check in but were able to get more from reception. The sound from the room directly above was very load!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought this was a beautiful place and great value, the only thing is that we had to wait a while for the food at dinner. Rooms and breakfast were great! Thank you for everything and when we are back in town we will stay here!

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice and clean hotel. The airport transfer is great. A small restaurant with a small menue offer. Also a small Swimmingpool is available and a laundry Service. For one Night a good and cheap Option!

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lights in the room is below legal level, to shave is a nightmare. The floor had an undercarpet structural fault with an ugly sound when walking to the bathroom - could be dangerous and needs investigation - 1st floor room. The room wasn't cleaned for 2 days, staff problem should not become the customers problem. Cleaning Staff could maybe...

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West London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to a delayed flight into Johannesburg we had to change our travel plans up to Komatipoort. Found this place after digging around and at a reasonable price. B&B for two overnight worked out at around £45 a night and is very convenient for the airport. A little dated in some areas but is clean and functional and we would...

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emerald Guest House provides excellent accommodation at very reasonable prices a stones throw away (10 minutes drive by complimentary shuttle) from OR Tambo Airport Johannesburg. It is ideal for travelers in transit who need to spend a night or two for on-ward flights. Very tranquil surroundings and peaceful atmosphere.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this B and B very clean and the bed was excellent. Had travelled from neighbouring country and slept well. Peaceful as well. Pricing of meals a little on the steep side for what you get. Very close to OR Tambo Airport.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Emerald Guest House

Address: 19 Halifax Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: RM146 - RM275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Emerald Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Emerald Guest House South Africa/Kempton Park
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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