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The Jays Guest House

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22/06/2017 23/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacious, comfortable pretty cottage in beautiful English counrry setting with the perfect hosts. Well positioned close to restaurants and near enough to shops. Peaceful setting. Felt like we were in the country.

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Camden, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My third stay with John and Jane at their fantastic b&b. This trip was the longest yet at just over three and a half weeks. The Jays are like family when your away from home, so welcoming and attentive without being intrusive. Always available whenever you need from a conversation to solving a problem. Rooms serviced daily, long stay laundry...

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thejays01, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Such a hard working guest! Always a pleasure to see you😊 looking forward to seeing you again and catching up with your hectic life!

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great place, lovely people. Exactly what I expected from the Jays website. Jane prepared a very nice, hot breafast, a lot earlier than usual to accomodate my early morning flight back home. What a lovely surprise when this was offered.

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Ascension Island
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

A fantastic place to stay. Easy to find Great hosts. Beautiful garden Rooms are well equipped and very clean. Internet is a bit patchy, but OK. Breakfast well prepared with good quality ingredients. Will definitely return.

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John K, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. Yes the Wifi Extender needs rebooting quite often. Must make sure it gets done.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Superb. Everything I needed. Secure parking, WIFI, great gardens with pool, comfortable bed and excellent breakfast. Will definitely recommend and stay again when in the PMB area. Close to restaurants and the CBD.

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John K, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are so lucky in this business to meet wonderful people.

Fourways, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stunning guest house, clean, well maintained rooms with a stunning pool area in a wonderfully landscaped garden. Owners make every effort to ensure your every need is met. Relaxed family atmosphere I will definitely be back.

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John K, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us such a nice review. We enjoyed looking after you and your daughter and hope that she settled back into school without any problem. Luckily for us, our children's schooldays are a thing of the past.

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Such a great, beautiful place, very clean and got enough space to move around. The lady called Brenda was such an incredible host, very considerate and friendly. I will sure do come and stay at Jays Guesthous again. Loved it.

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John K, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Lovely review thanks so much.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had a most peaceful and relaxing stay at The Jays Guest House. Everything was perfectly prepared for us, we could not ask for anything better. John and Jane were exceptionally hospitable and friendly as hosts. I loved the Beagle.

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thejays01, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

We are so blessed to meet incredibley special people who stay here with us

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very comfortable stay in attractive surroundings in garden suburb of Pietermaritzburg. The place to be for a good nights sleep, tasty breakfast and friendly, very helpful hosts. The city sights and local countryside, including the well known Midland Meander, are all easily accessible from this welcoming and secure home. We. strongly recommend a stay at The Jays!

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John K, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

We are so spoilt having such friendly people to stay with us

Krugersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very Nice. Enjoyed my stay very very much. Owner very friendly. Room was clean and neat. very comfortable living. Close to resturants if required to go eat out. I would reccomend the Guest house to anyone anytime!

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John K, Owner at The Jays Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks wonderful to get such positive feedback

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jays Guest House offers bed and breakfast as well as self catering accommodation. The convenience of our close proximity to the city of Pietermaritzburg combined with the tranquil ambience of the countryside gives our location a distinct edge. Our situation in the leafy suburb of Clarendon, a stone's throw away from shops, restaurants, businesses, schools, the Show Grounds, hospitals, gyms, sporting facilities etc providing our business and other guests with easy access to the many amenities that Pietermaritzburg has to offer. We offer 3 recently purpose built Luxury Self-Catering Accommodation rooms with breakfast on request and 3 renovated Bed and Breakfast Accommdation units. The superior quality of our guest house accommodation in Pietermaritzburg set in a well maintained coulourful and lush sub-tropical garden ensures that we can provide friendly and comfortable hospitality for our returning guests. All our rooms are equipped with extra depth single and double/queen beds, DSTV, wi-fi, air conditioners, fridges, microwaves, fans, heaters, tea/coffee tray, bathrooms en-suite, off road parking; and the use of establishment facilities - swimming pool, Weber braai. All the rooms have separate entrances and are serviced daily. All linen is provided. We are a no smoking establishment. People are free to smoke in the garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Jays Guest House

Address: 61 Kitchener Road | Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range: $63 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Jays Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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