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A trip to Illovo and Melrose North: Bohemia harmonising with trendsetting

A trip to Illovo and Melrose North: Bohemia harmonising with trendsetting

Posted on: September 18, 2017| By: admin

It is always such an indulgence travelling down Oxford Road starting in Rosebank, taking the split to the right into Corlett Drive, first entering the suburbs of Illovo and then Melrose North. The reason for this uplifting sensation is the apparent mix of upmarket old-style Johannesburg with the contemporary.  It is not a collision of…
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Hands on Retreat, Craighall

Hands on Retreat, Craighall

Posted on: May 14, 2017| By: admin

  Discovering ‘Hands on Retreat’ in Craighall, Johannesburg, is like discovering an oasis in the desert. It is in fact an oasis, but one in the heart of an urban jungle. This gorgeous four-star guesthouse is just a few blocks away from busy Jan Smuts Avenue, close to the hustle and bustle of Hyde Park…
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A few good things

A few good things

Posted on: March 15, 2017| By: admin

Sometimes you have a weekend in Jozi that is so good, so good, that you think why would anyone choose to live anywhere else. Here are a few of my Jozi highlights:- The Baker Brothers, Melville These guys are at 27 Boxes and there is literally no reason to buy bread from a supermarket ever…
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Ever thought of owning a guest house?

Ever thought of owning a guest house?

Posted on: February 28, 2017| By: admin

One of the questions that visitors to Cotswold Gardens often ask Janine is ‘How did you get into this business?’ Janine loves giving the answer. Because Cotswold Gardens is her baby, one that was born out of love and one that led her to a whole new life. Cotswold Gardens is in a magnificent leafy…
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Community

Community

Posted on: February 15, 2017| By: admin

The definition of community:- A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals. Our Johannesburg Guesthouses are a community. We are all in the Rosebank Region, are in close proximity to one another…
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Parkhurst

Parkhurst

Posted on: January 30, 2017| By: admin

Dogs have become the perfect accessory in Parkhurst. The people who live in this gorgeous suburb are mostly young couples, families with small children, single up and coming professionals, and – dog lovers!   If you wander up and down 4th Avenue, with its many restaurants, boutiques and cafes, you’re bound to see at least three…
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Jozi in December

Jozi in December

Posted on: December 12, 2016| By: admin

The December exodus is almost upon us and soon Johannesburg is going to be pleasurably quiet. It’s a great time to be in the city – there’s very little traffic, tons of parking, no queues for movies and the boutiques all have Christmas sales. There is still space available at some of our Johannesburg Guesthouses…
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Premiere Classe Suites

Premiere Classe Suites

Posted on: October 24, 2016| By: admin

Location, location, location You hear this all the time, and this is exactly what Premiere Classe Suites, one of our Johannesburg Guesthouses offers – the most perfect location. As well as the most fabulous one and two bedroomed apartments and suites that are fully equipped and divine. If you’re looking to be self sufficient, have…
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Garden Day in South Africa

Garden Day in South Africa

Posted on: October 16, 2016| By: admin

It felt quite apt that we had our first beautiful gentle summer rains during the night, just before Garden Day South Africa. Gardens in Johannesburg were given a good soaking, the dust disappeared and everything felt cleansed and divine, just in time for the first South African Garden Day. Garden Day is all about celebration….
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How to look for the perfect Johannesburg Guesthouse

How to look for the perfect Johannesburg Guesthouse

Posted on: September 26, 2016| By: admin

The internet has changed the way that people research and book their holidays. It used to be that you would go through a South African Travel Agent or a South African Tour Operator to book your flights, hotel or Johannesburg guesthouse accommodation, as well as your tours and airport transfers.You can still do this, and…
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