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    African Rock Hotel

    48 De Villiers Avenue | Van Riebeeck Estates, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 318
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          Overview
          • Excellent82%
          • Very good14%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          “one night” (27 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
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          Reviewed today via mobile

          We stayed at the African Rock, for one night whilst travelling to Kruger National Park. Well located a short distance from the Airport, it is within a secure estate, so safe. We had a very nice garden room , a lovely evening meal and all...More

          Thank MikeT23
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We arrived in Johannesburg after a long overnight flight and the African Rock Hotel was the perfect start to our two-week vacation. We arrived in late afternoon and had an early morning flight to Vic Falls the next day, so the hotel’s close proximity to...More

          Thank MM1190
          Response from OttiM, Owner at African Rock Hotel

          Hi there, Thank you so much for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your short stay here with us. I wish you many more happy travels! Otti Meijer

          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          This gorgeous boutique hotel is just what needed when looking for luxury accommodation close to the airport and not far from the city's main attractions. Main areas and all rooms boast a particular and beautiful interior design. The service is impeccable starting with the check-in...More

          Thank Sabrina876
          Response from OttiM, Owner at African Rock Hotel

          Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and wish you many more happy travels!! Otti.

          Reviewed 24 February 2017

          W were returning from Namibia and this hotel was booked for us by Venture To Africa for a single night before our return to uk.From the time we checked in to the time of departure was absolutely fantastic. its only a small 'Boutique ' hotel...More

          Thank allan m
          Response from OttiM, Owner at African Rock Hotel

          Thank you so much for the nice review! We all appreciate this! I wish you many more Happy Travels!! Otti

          Reviewed 24 February 2017

          My husband and I stayed at the African Rock Hotel three different times as we traveled across South Africa. We had three comfortable, relaxing stays as we prepared for the next leg of our trip. We took advantage of the laundry service several times. Each...More

          Thank vacagirl
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          About
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          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 232 - US$ 316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #2 Romantic Hotel in Kempton Park
          • #2 Luxury Hotel in Kempton Park
          • #3 Family Hotel in Kempton Park
          • #3 Business Hotel in Kempton Park
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Gauteng >
          • Greater Johannesburg >
          • Kempton Park
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          Traveller (146)
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          Dining (24)
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          Room Tips
          "try room 2 which has a separate bath area, or room 4. book early though."
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          "I would avoid rooms with inside access as they are noisier."
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          "We stayed in room 2, it walks out into the pool area which is great when travelling with children."
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          "Does miss out on dinner! Room 1 is quiet and nice room!"
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