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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was perfect. The atmosphere at Ekala farm was amazing, with an hostess cooking like a chief in a luxury restaurant. Our guide was dedicated to make us happy to discover South Africa and its history even the language barrier (we are French: nobody's perfect....). Many thanks to the Ekala family (Malcolm, Janet, Linda), they are all exeptional people.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had a few days spare at the end of our time in South Africa. Ekala Eco tours designed and organised a perfect itinerary to match our interests and then delivered an awesome tour. We learned more in those 2 days than the entire 3 weeks previously and the food at their property was amazing. You should...

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Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came across the Ekala Guest Farm and Eco tours through research on TripAdvisor. Lots of good reviews there, but as this was my first trip to South Africa, I was a bit nervous about what I would actually experience. First, let me state that Malcolm, Janet and Linda are absolutely amazing. I had arranged for Ekala to pick us...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

At the end of a perfect two week holiday starting in Cape Town and following the Garden Route to Port Elizabeth where we did a safari on a fabulous Game Reserve (Amakhala), we had a six hour layover at Johannesburg airport. Rather than just sit in the airport wasting time, we booked a quick 3 hour tour with Elaka. Janet...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We tacked on a couple of days in Johannesburg almost as an afterthought onto our Cape Town vacation. Although we booked Ekala mostly because of the great pricing for a bundle including tours, accommodation, airport pickup/drop off and food, Ekala turned into one of the highlights of our trip! Not only is the guesthouse absolutely beautiful, the level of hospitality...

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West Hartford, Vermont
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had a wonderful time in Johannesburg and staying at the Ekala Guest Farm. What a beautiful home with wonderful guest rooms. I stayed in the main house in the Guinea Fowl room which was truly lovely with its own full bath with a shower and a tub. The landscape there is beautiful and just walking down the long drive...

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I had the best time ever with Ekala. Janet took care of me and shared her knowledge and passion for the town and the sites with me. It was a fantastic experience from the first minute to the last. The accommodation is amazing and Linda is a great Cook. I felt spoilt :) .The day in pilanesberg was stunning and...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were looking to visit South-Africa and after a while decided to look for a guide. We found Ekala and discovered the Davis family, who arranged an airport to airport twelve day visit to Johannesburg, Krugerpark, Pilanesberg, Pretoria and so much more. We were amazed by the sheer expertise and passion for everything related to and living in South-Africa. People...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

My flight was delayed but it was no problem at all. Janet, Linda and Malcom were really flexible. The made me feel very welcome and I had a great time staying with them, it was really familiar and I felt like being at home. Linda prepared a delicious dinner and an awesome breakfast bag the next morning. :) I will...

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glasgow
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had less than 20 hours in johannsburg and got a great tailor-made tour from Malcolm of Soweto and a quick but detailed synopsis of South Africa's history. We relaxed at the guesthouse for a night and enjoyed Linda's home-cooked local dishes and eating with the family. My only regret is not having more time so we will need to...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guest House Accommodation in secluded and tranquil countryside, Southern Johannesburg. Away from hustle and bustle of city, close to major tourist attractions/motorways.Ekala Guest Farm is family managed, elegant and comfortable, maintaining a high degree of homely comforts, providing best quality services allowing you to enjoy person-to-person hospitality. Personalized attention to details - home away from home.Catering for all meals and dietary requirements. Personalised Tours available all parts of Johannesburg/Soweto/Pretoria by registered guides ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ekala Guest Farm and Eco Tours

Address: Portion 81 | Alewynspoort, Eikenhof 2053, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Eikenhof
Price Range: €71 - €102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Stay more than one night, wish we had more time.”
 of 5 bubbles goaliemom2001, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Given it's a Guest Farm, all the rooms are great, as far as I could tell.”
 of 5 bubbles Donewithgrouptours, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“This is a farm compound with one building having guest rooms, dining hall, family room, and outdoor swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 527williamv, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask Linda what you'd like”
 of 5 bubbles Dave_from_N_Yorks, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ekala was a Bed, Dinner and Breakfast. All rooms we saw had a pleasant look out and were clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles gastonsnr, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
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