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Montgomery Village, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Amanzi Guest House for a month when we were in Jo'burg to adopt our son. The 2 bedroom cottage was the perfect place for us as we needed a full kitchen and adequate living space for our 4 person family. The owners and staff were extremely hospitable and understanding of our many special requests to accommodate...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mbrewin1 Thank you so much for taking the time to review Amanzi. We're so pleased you found the Belhambra cottage comfortable and that it worked out for you all. It was our pleasure to help where we could and it was a delight to enjoy your two sons playing and getting to know each other. Rob and i went...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are repeat visitors to Jnb but typically stay north of Sandton. Craighall Park is a stone's throw from hip Parkhurst and the urbane 44 Stanley precinct not to mention shopping destinations like Rosebank and Hyde Park. Our cottage was wonderful. Our pooch loved chilling with our hospitable hosts and their furry friends. We feel like we have found a...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Hse_of_M Thank you so much for taking the time to review Amanzi and to mention how convenient Craighall Park is to so many great shopping destinations. We're pleased the three of you were happy in your cottage and we look forward to hosting you at Amanzi when next you come to Johannesburg! Warm regards Pam, Rob and the AManzi...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My stay at Amanzi Guesthouse could not have been any better. Pam, Rob, Thabang Deliwe and Lena are all wonderful people who have welcomed me from the very first day until the very last. Their hospitality and service makes Amanzi more than a guest house, and rather a home away from home. The apartments Amanzi offers are of excellent quality....

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jan Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review about us. We so enjoyed having you stay here, and all of us commented on how you fitted in. So pleased you felt welcome and that Amanzi was comfortable and relaxing for you. Also that you enjoyed our breakfasts! We have found Craighall Park...

Westminster, Maryland
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I stayed at Amanzi Guest House for three nights while on business travel. I arrived late and Rob and Pam greeted me and showed me to my room, which was spacious and well appointed. The next morning I was able to tour the grounds and see the lovely garden and have a relaxing breakfast. I was working most of the...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear tcondon Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Amanzi. We are so pleased you enjoyed the garden and found your stay here to be a quiet and comfortable place to relax after a long days work. Look forward to another visit from you! Best wishes from all of us at Amanzi Pam

Paris (France)
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is my second stay at Amanzi Guesthouse. The place is totally quiet which is my number one criteria.The loft-style studio is airy, fully equipped (including homemade rusks, tea and coffee), ,well decorated and spotlessly clean. It overlooks the garden. There is no noise other than an occasional rooster in the morning. It sounds like you are in the middle...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Paris17 Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor - and thank you for your positive comments. We love that you enjoy the quietness that Amanzi offers - ecept for the rooster and the hadeda's (sacred ibis) So many people expect the city buzz, and the quiet neighbourhood of Craighall Park is...

Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed in Belhambra Cottage. What a delightful place, you would imagine being in a quaint UK cottage. The garden is delightful and very peaceful after the city rush. The staff were friendly & very efficient. I definitely recommend this place.

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Liandra Thank you so much for taking the trouble to do a review for us. We love that you found Amanzi tranquil in the midst of the busyness of the city. And thank you for your recommendation :) We hope you will come back! Warm regards Pam, Rob and the Amanzi team

Reviewed 14 November 2016

I spent the first week of November 2016 at Amanzi Guest House. The house is situated in an oasis of a garden in a good neighbourhood of Johannesburg. Apartment 4 was modern, spacious and clean. You can enjoy your breakfast outdoors while listening to the birds, read a book, or take advantage of the 50/50 mbit wifi. There are a...

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Dear Per-Knut or PK as we know you! Thank you so much for taking the time to review Amanzi and wow - what fanatastic comments and compliments. Love the title you gave your review! And so pleased you liked your apartment, and enjoyed the garden and birds while eating breakfast. We all really go out of our way to assist...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Wow, where to start....I was looking for somewhere to stay for a friend wedding, after sending an email Pam and Rob were so accommodating with all my questions prior to my visit. When we arrived the taxi pulled into the drive and all i heard was my name being called, as i got out of the cab there was a...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear moppit1 Wow! What an amazing review - we are so delighted to know that you felt welcome and comfortable - it was a pleasure to answer your questions. And we loved that we felt part of helping to organise your trips around Joburg. Thank you for your compliements about the apartment and that you liked the decor and thought...

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great place! Beautiful architecture, tranquil, good breakfast and most of all wonderful hosts. Pam is such an amazing human being... It's perfect! Pity we stayed there for only one night due to an in and out trip to Joburg but I absolutely love this hidden gem and will definitely be coming back!!!

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Thato Thank you so much for your really wonderful review - so happy you enjoyed your stay here and had a good time. We were privileged to be a little part of your bridal celebration :) Looking forward to you coming back as a married woman! warm regards from all of us at Amanzi Pam

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I spent 5 nights at Amanzi guest house with a friend to attend a wedding. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by Pam and I immediately felt we had made the right choice in selecting where to stay. Our apartment was perfect, very clean, comfortable and spacious, I couldn't fault it. The immediate area where we stayed is...

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Dear tdw, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Amanzi. We so enjoyed having you stay at Amanzi and it was fun to organise the sightseeing and hear about what you had done for the day :) So happy you were comfortable in the apartment and thank you for your comments about feeling safe...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amanzi Guest House, AA TravelGuides Superior Grading, 4 Star TGCSA, Central Johannesburg, South Africa, offers luxury bed and breakfast / guesthouse accommodation with self-catering options. Four contemporary urban chic apartments each with private entrances, and three garden cottages. Free unlimited high speed fibre optic Internet access (50 Mps), Satellite TV, secure property with undercover parking. Pool set in indigenous garden. Added luxuries like hairdryers, luxurious cotton percale linen, a house branded range of natural toiletries and daily refilled bottles of E-spring filtered water. Convenient neighbourhood shops less than a kilometre away - a general grocer, fruit and veg, pharmacy, restaurant - minutes from Sandton, Rosebank, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg CBD. Ideal for business and leisure travelers. Amanzi Guest House specialises in long stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amanzi Guest House

Address: 64 Rutland Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $120 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amanzi Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 3, lovely size”
 of 5 bubbles moppit1, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved having the well appointed cottage to ourselves but we also saw the apartments which looked very comfortable and organized.”
 of 5 bubbles Heidicanuck, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure how to select the best room - Apartment 3 was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ij0nes, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 3, and it was all we could have asked for.”
 of 5 bubbles scottyrat, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I have yet to explore all room types but my apartment was spacious and lovely with its own balcony”
 of 5 bubbles dionyl2015, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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