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Spring gardens of Johannesburg Guest Houses

Spring gardens of Johannesburg Guest Houses

Posted on: October 24, 2019| By: s2

Johannesburg’s guesthouses are known for their pretty gardens, and perhaps Spring gardens are the most colorful. Come and stay and see the Spring gardens of Johannesburg’s best guesthouses for yourself. You will be welcome – find us at www.johannesburgguesthouses.co.za
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The Story of Liz at Lancaster

The Story of Liz at Lancaster

Posted on: August 12, 2019| By: s2

In 1994, when I was still teaching at Wits, (I left Wits in 2005), I went to a conference held at North Western University in Chicago. There were some 20 South Africans and we were accommodated in various B&Bs within walking distance of the University.
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Premiere Classe Apartments

Premiere Classe Apartments

Posted on: July 15, 2019| By: admin

Looking for a home away from home place to stay in the Northern suburbs of Johannesburg, with your own kitchenette, space for you and your partner in our one bedroom apartments, as well as space for your family in our two bedroom apartments and the option of bringing your pet with? Premiere Classe Apartments is…
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Ailsa Craig Guesthouse in Craighall Park

Ailsa Craig Guesthouse in Craighall Park

Posted on: May 24, 2019| By: s2

Think cosy fires, comforting rooms with dream inducing bedding. You never need to leave our neighbourhood. Across the road is an excellent Indian restaurant and our favourite pub and grill Founders@Giles. And it that’s not enough there’s a deli, the Market Place, that caters for all tastes. Pick up a delicious pre-cooked ready-made meal, the…
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Five reasons why Craighall Park will never bore

Five reasons why Craighall Park will never bore

Posted on: October 30, 2018| By: admin

Craighall Park is situated in what is known as The Parks area in Johannesburg. This suburb was originally farmland. By ox-wagon, it took about an hour’s journey from Jozi’s mining town center to reach it. Klipfontein farm was bought by the Scotsman William Rattray and re-named Craighall after his hometown. The suburb is now over…
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What gives our guesthouses personality? A few of our favourite things.

What gives our guesthouses personality? A few of our favourite things.

Posted on: October 12, 2018| By: admin

In August our blog – Three reasons why guesthouses are your best option: Position, Personality, Price – received many views, confirming that our followers and guests want to see more of us. There are many phenomena which make our guesthouses particularly exclusive; standing out from the humdrum of bland accommodation spaces in Johannesburg. Here follows a…
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Parkwood living : Goethe-Institut, cakes and iconic guesthouse

Parkwood living : Goethe-Institut, cakes and iconic guesthouse

Posted on: January 14, 2018| By: admin

Parkwood is one of those suburbs in Johannesburg that has everything going for it. It’s virtually in the midst of what makes Joburg tick. It lies between the two major roads of Jan Smuts Avenue and Oxford Road, meaning easy access to just about anywhere in the north of Jozi, including Rosebank and Sandton.  Being…
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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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