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Sunrise, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We highly recommend this Jenny's Guest House B&B. It is located in a safe area, very close to Rhodes University, restaurants and amenities. Staying at this place, you also feel to be more of a local and not a tourist.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I was in Grahamstown to move my mother out of Settler's Hospital into a frail care facility. I'd travelled half way around the world and was tired and stressed on arrival. I had stayed at Jenny's Guest House before and knew I would be comfortable there, and close to the hospital. Thank you again for looking after me at this...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We only stayed one night. The room was small and comfortable and clean but nothing special. As just an overnight stop it was OK but value for money, I'm not sure. Certainly not a must repeat experience.

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Adelaide South Africa
Reviewed 23 March 2016

first class breakfast . The parking was a bit inconvenient, Not much space Loved the garden and the quiet area.especially if I would want to go out at night. Thanks. Will stay again. I had a lovely space and view from the balcony. The bathroom although very small was very clean and convenient. The bedding was very clean and comfortable....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Thanks Claire and Gavin, I had a truly wonderful stay. The accommodation was warm and welcoming, the breakfasts were fantastic. I will definitely be recommending Jenny's Guest House to all my friends and family and hope to be back soon!

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Dar Es Salaam
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Jenny's has a very homely feel. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Lovely fluffy towels and the bathrooms are well equipped with lots of lovely homely touches. Jenny's is in a quiet neighbourhood with secure parking. The excellent breakfast is my favourite part of staying and Jenny's.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We spent the night at Jenny's Guest House after a day in Port Alfred. The room was spotless and the beds were comfortable. We had the most delicious breakfast - which included fresh fruit and flapjacks - we have had in a while Our hosts were most welcoming and they were interesting to talk to. We can highly recommend this...

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United States
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

On a road trip from Durban back to Cape Town, we stopped here for the night. Very clean, extremely well equipped, and very courteous hosts. A beautiful home with lovely gardens, and situated in a residential area, close to center of town but away from all the noise. Wonderful breakfast. Highly recommended! Great water pressure in the shower too, a...

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2015

As owner of Glenview Guest House in Durban (rated No 1 on TripAdvisor) I am curious to see how my place compares to highly rated guest houses elsewhere in South Africa. Jenny's Guest House (well managed by Clair & Gavin) is one of the places with that wonderful mix: comfortable room and bathroom, tranquil setting, a good breakfast but above...

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Thank you Clair and Gavin for a wonderful stay . We were made to feel so welcome , the breakfast was a feast and the rooms were top class . We will be back for many more a stay ! (PS : I was not surprised to find you booked out when I tried to book a week later on...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 4 star, modern double-storey face-brick guesthouse is situated in the heart of Settler Country. It is perfect for a tranquil stay as there is a picturesque garden and sparkling swimming pool. Off street parking is available behind an electric fence. Tastefully furnished bedrooms all with TV, M-Net, fans, heaters, hairdryers, clock/radio alarms and tea/coffee making facilities. Hearty, delicious breakfasts are served. Sparkling swimming pool in picturesque garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jenny's Guest House

Address: 9 Dulverton Road | Somerset Heights, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jenny's Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Suggest stay 2 days as there is lot of historic places to see Haricots Bistro & Deli restaurant I can highly recommend”
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“Stay more than one night!!”
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“We loved the garden room.”
 of 5 bubbles O8546GMjohnp, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Rooms above the parking area have a great view over the trees and gardens of the town.”
 of 5 bubbles CapeTownCobie, 21 Dec 2013 | Read review
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