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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 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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We are so spoilt having such friendly people to stay with us More 

Krugersdorp, South Africa
1 review
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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Thanks wonderful to get such positive feedback More 

Winterton
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful, tranquil, friendly and very homely. Totally enjoy our stay and we were made to feel very welcome. Our kids had such fun on the garden. I would certainly recommend this place to singles, couples or families. It's perfect for a stop over or even a vacation accommodation.

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

Lovely cheerful family a pleasure to have you here More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The reception and hosting was marvelous. We felt treated like royal family. Although not serving breakfast on Sundays, we are convinced that you are serving the best one. For that: we will never regret using same accomodation should we visit Pietermaritzburg again. Keep up good works.

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Thank you for your review. We are so lucky that our business provides us with so much pleasure and contact with people. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Hosts are very friendly and welcoming I would definitely recommend The Jays Guest House to everyone The Rooms are comfortable and cozy with lots of character There is ample secure parking The Jays Guest House is situated close to many restaurants a shopping mall

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Thank you for your review. We try to make our guest house a home from home for all our corporate guests and love to welcome back so many old friends. More 

Camden, Australia
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed with a group of friends at The Jays for several weeks in March/April 2016 whilst volunteering in PMB. Simply the best home away from home, the individual units are located in the prettiest grounds, rooms are nicely appointed, clean and more than comfortable, beautiful verandah to relax on, comfortable beds, and clean pillows. Electronic gate access, parking onsite, five... More 

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

Thank you ! Warms our hearts to get a review like this. It was such a pleasure having you all. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

John and Jane are gracious hosts who run a well oiled establishment. Their rooms are spotlessly clean with everything you need. Lovely touch to find a warm room and a warm bed after a cold night out. We love that we can self cater. The gardens are so pretty and the setting tranquil. We return time and again.

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Thank you for taking the time and trouble to give us a good review. It really gives us a lift and the energy to go on knowing we get it right sometimes! More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 16 May 2016

It was a lovely experience, neat room, fully equipped with what one needed. Friendly staff and what a serene experience we had. We would like to thank everyone at Jays Guest House, especially Jane. Though it was a short stay, we will be definately coming back soon.

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

Lovely to hear these words. I show the reviews to my staff and they feel rewarded for all their hard work and dedication. More 

Edenvale, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We stayed for a weekend & could have stayed longer. Beautiful location, lots of big trees. Rooms are very comfortable & clean. It rained & got cold & at night when we got back we had extra blanket on our beds, heater was switched on to warm the room. How sweet! Home away from home. Will for sure go back... More 

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Thank you so much for these kind words. When we receive a lovely review it lifts our day and makes our work so rewarding. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: ₹ 3,078 - ₹ 4,172 (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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