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Zoo Lake B&B

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My second visit to Dee road was even better than the first. Such a warm welcome from Sylvia for whom nothing is too much trouble. Excellent generous breakfast, bed is comfortable and linen top quality. Stay here when you're in Jhb if you can.

1Thank Lesley I
Reviewed 17 January 2017

"When The Personal Touch is Important to You." There are Guesthouses, there are B&B's and then there is this LITTLE GEM in the suburb of Parkview. Sylvia is absolutely wonderful in going above and beyond. She adds a little "motherly" magic to every stay. When we visit Johannesburg, there is only one place to stay. Great breakfast!! Great outdoor area!!...

Thank Daniel N
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the B & B one night while I was in Gauteng for a business meeting. What a lovely place. The host, Sylvia, is such an amazing person. Very warm, lovely and wih lots of interesting stories. She showed me around the place and then took me to my room which I was just blown away with. Every...

1Thank Winnie_Chep
South Africa
Reviewed 30 May 2016

What an oasis! Guests are made to feel welcome by the most charming hosts. Excellent breakfast. Most comfortable room, with fluffy white towels and beautiful guest linen. Rooms are equipped with a Nespresso machine with a choice of coffee capsules. At the end of the day the bedsheets are turned down, and chocolates placed thoughtfully on each pillow. A beautiful...

1Thank LindyluSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The level of detail, comfort, and enjoyment you will find at the Zoo Lake B&B is worth far more than their going rates (don't tell Sylvia - the delightful owner). My room was exquisitely comfortable with every detail place. In the wardrobe you will find an umbrella in case you find yourself in a Joburg thunder storm, there are personal...

Thank LittleLionSA
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to stay that's more than comfortable and extraordinarily convenient, stop looking. This is it. From my original inquiry by e-mail everything was handled as if I were a family member. The room felt like home, breakfast was delicious and relaxing, wrapped in the sounds of classical music with a view of the garden....

Thank HananAtSea
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I stayed at Zoo Lake B&B for a week while I was in Johannesburg, and can honestly say it was one of the most positive hotel experiences I've ever had. It was more like visiting a member of the family than staying at a B&B. I've stayed in 5* Hotels in Dubai, London, New York etc, and all of them...

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I couldn't have been more pleased with this delightful bed & breakfast. The house and garden are simply lovely; Sylvia is elegant and friendly and her cooking is spectacular. I stayed for only two nights, and I would have liked to stay longer.

1Thank frozenpeas
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

A simply divine BnB. Beautifully appointed room with high quality bed linen and towels. gorgeous garden and pool with loads of comfy chairs to relax in. Sylvia could not be more helpful and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble. Breakfasts to die for, I was only sorry I could not eat more or stay longer.

Thank Lesley I
Reviewed 29 October 2014

I would recommend this jewel in the midst of "chaos" to all those who appreciate class. I was in room 1 which met all my requirements (viz. neatness, ambience and location). I had a great night's sleep. The breakfast was out of this world with Sylvia's enchanting presence and hands-on involvement in its preparation. I strongly recommend this "home" to...

Thank IssaIssa

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Zoo Lake B&B - your accommodation solution in Johannesburg. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, we offer a full service accommodation solution. We are a stylish Bed & Breakfast in Parkview; walking distance to the Zoo Lake, 35 minutes from the airport and very close to the lively outdoor cafes in Parkhurst, and 2km from the bustling Rosebank Rooftop Market. To help make your stay more comfortable, we speak English, German and Afrikaans. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zoo Lake B&B

Address: 9 Dee Road | Parkview, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $52 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Only Two Rooms... so book Early to avoid dissapointment”
danieln558, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the room next to the Pool, which is in the back garden. Although I stayed in the other one, and was very happy.”
  • Rubber Duckies in the shower are a nice touch!
482michaelm482, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“My room was at the bottom, next to the pool, I imagine it's better than the rooms as no one is walking past your room.”
  • Garden
Hayley_SA, 9 Mar 2014 | Read review
“I enjoy room number 1”
dyanb997, 1 Apr 2013 | Read review
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