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FernIvy Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I have stayed at FernIvy on many occasions and have always have considered it to be my home from home. One is always welcomed with a smile and made to feel comfortable as soon as arriving. I would not even consider other accommodation in Pretoria as it is conveniently located and the service and rooms will always be of the...

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Fernguest, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive feedback Darryl!Always a pleasure to host you! Marguerite and FernIvy team.Hoop jou kuit herstel 100%!

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2012

On recommendation of our Travel agent (South African) we spent 6 nights at Fernivy Guest house in Pretoria. Tis an 8 room Guest House that is "Old World Charm". Host Marguerite made us most welcome and we enjoyed 'sunset' drinks on the terrace and chatting about South Africa and their history. Our room was very comfortable and nice size for...

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

Tom & Glenda, We also enjoyed your visit from our side. Receiving people as well traveled as you are, is always a pleasure. We hope you return to South Africa some day and visit us again. Eitel & Marguerite.

Reviewed 16 June 2012

Very handy guest house. Location is perfect. Rooms are very well appointed. Breakfast service is fantastic. Well worth it of you need to stay in Pretoria.

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our home. We hope to see you again soon.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 April 2012

There are no words to describe Fern Ivy. It is unsurpassed. Marguerite and her husband are extremely welcoming and energetic and easy to relate to. They picked us up from the train station and gave us a little driving tour of Pretoria on the way back to the guesthouse. Marguerite then took us on a tour of the house, which...

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

It was really nice seeing you again in Boston. And thank you again for the breakfast. Also, thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 16 January 2012

What a find. Rooms are well appointed with lovely white cotton sheets, good shower and lovely breakfast. Fernivy is well located near a lovely cafe and shops. The owners and staff were very helpful. On our first night we were a little disorganised and concerned about walking to the cafe so the owners daughter drove us down. The next day...

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

We glad we could help. It was nice having you here.

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 3 December 2011

FernIvy is an example of perfect guesthouse hospitality, which you can find only in South Africa. Location is perfect both for business and holiday, the neighborhood is really quiet and beautiful, and the Union Buildings are just a few minutes walk away. Ample parking, small pool and a very nice rooftop veranda for sunbathing. Service could not be any better...

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It was nice having you. We are glad you enjoyed your stay!

Rovaniemi, Finland
Reviewed 3 December 2011

South African guest houses are usually really nice and FernIvy is not an exception. There is a real attention to details in service, rooms and hospitality. The staff is extremely helpful and make you feel welcome and well cared for. There is everything you need for relaxation but also for work. Wireless internet works perfectly; there are comfortable chairs if...

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

When you are back in Finland, remember that the warm South African sun is waiting for you on our rooftop patio! Thank you for your review. We really appreciate it. It was nice having you here.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 October 2011

I have been staying at Fernivy regularly for about 4 years and it is an exceptional guest house catering for all my needs. Marguerite, the owner and her staff will go out of their way to make you feel welcome. It has a wonderful location and all rooms are fully equipped with kitchenette, DSTV, A/C, wifi etc. It is quiet,...

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

Oscar only squawks at regular and valued guests. In any case, he/she says to say "Hi" in English. And thanks for the feedback!

Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 April 2011

We stayed at the Fernivy a lot this year. Two years ago we were also there and had some good memories of it. This year we decided to come with our parents, both well into their seventies. Fernivy comes with fluffy towels, a whole lot of pillows in crispy clean white beddings, your own kitchenette, and some old brown sherry...

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks. It is always nice to get compliments - especially from overseas visitors. It indicates that we meet international standards.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2011

You will be well looked after, I have no complaints whatsoever, neither did my friends, all staff so friendly, rooms so comfortable. Say hello to Oscar the African Grey parrot. Enjoy!

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fernivy, Owner at FernIvy Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is really appreciated. Oscar says "Hello" too!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a quiet street in the leafy suburb of Eastwood, between the Union Buildings and the Presidents official residence, this guesthouse caters for the discerning traveller or businessperson. Though in the very heart of the capital city, accommodation is quite and comfortable. En suite bathrooms, pool, tan deck, business centre, panorama patio and pub, jacuzzi and airport transfers. Near universities, hospitals, government departments and sports venues, cinemas, theatres and malls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about FernIvy Guest House

Address: 793 Merton Avenue | Eastwood, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: ₹ 5,648 - ₹ 5,866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — FernIvy Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our favourite is room 6 - it has a lovely leather couch and kitchenette and is large enough to spend a week there without feeling homesick!”
591carolined, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are excellent”
stevemK8114IJ, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 6 leads straight onto the pool.”
IngridW_CapeTown, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room on the lower lever- pool and garden”
104andyc, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you can get room 7... my favorite.”
DarrylM957, 23 Feb 2013 | Read review
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