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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I stayed at this delightful place for the first 5 nights of the 2016 Festival at R1200 per night (bed only with some breakfast dry supplies). It should not really be called a "B&B" because that raises the expectation of a cooked, served breakfast every morning as part of the deal. It is really self- catering accommodation. I had a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I had a very pleasant stay at Courtlands when I dropped by Grahamstown. The owner Mike is a very kind and helpful host. I stayed in a spacious en suite room with a mini kitchen (with cereal, rusks, coffee, tea and a five litre container of mineral water all provided) overlooking a lovely little garden courtyard with different trees all... More 

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Tunapuna, Trinidad
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

My husband and I passed through Grahamstown during a two-month tour of South Africa. We chose to stay at Courtlands due to: it easy-walk proximity to town centre; reasonable rates; free Wi-Fi; and secure parking. Yes, we did receive all of the above. And so much more! Jo and Mike were fantastic hosts, even if we only saw them briefly... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Jo and Mike are two of the most kind-hearted and warmest people I've ever come across, and staying at their guesthouse was an absolute pleasure. The unit I stayed in was spacious, clean, comfortable, and had everything I could possibly need and want, with quality bedding to ensure I had a great night's sleep every-night. It is also very centrally... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We arrived for the festival this year (2015) to find this lovely little haven in the middle of Grahamstown. Situated in New Street, Courtlands B&B offered up a private little garden to relax in, with the rooms themselves being bright, clean and well-maintained. The area of the rooms was also much larger than expected, giving my partner and I ample... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I have stayed in half a dozen B&B's in GHT. This is my favourite. I stayed here for three to four weeks during a visit at Rhodes in April 2014. I had the cottage that faces the backside of the garden. It's situated in the center-center of town, 3minutes away from the entrance of Rhodes U. Very convenient if you're... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally situated in this historic city, Courtlands is a secure and perfect base for your exploration of this cultural centre and surrounding Frontier Country. Both garden cottages are self contained, clean and spacious. We supply a hospitality tray with cereals as a light breakfast. Recommended by NAA, Grahamstown Hospitality Guild and Makana Tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtlands

Address: 59 New Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $27 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Book the Garden Cottage to get full use of the beautiful courtyard. The Courtyard Cottage is best for families!”
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  • Front of the Garden Cottage (from site)
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