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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Tick for being allowed an early check in but that's all... Signage for the guesthouse is not visible enough. Our room was next to reception so we could hear everything that was happening, especially the noisy staff the next morning. Good thing we only slept for one night. Kindly consider installing a bathroom door for some "privacy". We were told... More 

Thank QueenK2
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Have been booking at this upmarket guesthouse numerous times and have never been dissapointed. Rassie and Elisna is absolutely amazing. Thank you for the professional way in which you always treat me. No better place to stay in Bloemfontein and the food is amazing! Will always book at Alchemy.

Thank Rentia E
Pretoria, South Africa
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I arrived in the evening - and struggle to find the place, not because I couldn't find the address, but because there isn't any illuminated signage. Their idea of serving an evening meal is warming up food leftover from who knows when in a microwave oven. No choice what I wanted to eat or drink - got suspect yellow cooldrink... More 

4 Thank MissMannersApril

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I often travel to Bloemfontein on business and whilst I rate the rooms as good (they are clean and have the basic necessities), I rate the hospitality of the staff as excellent. They are extremely friendly and accommodating on all accounts. A real treat is the dinners that Rassie (spelling?) prepares, which after a long day is so welcome instead... More 

Thank TanyaLo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

From the very first interaction with the guest house the Friendly staff welcomes you and help with what ever you might need. wonderful food in the morning with great serenity for rest at night. I will definitely stay here again as they make you feel like part of the family.

2 Thank Jan-Lodewyk S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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184 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Having booked an overnight stay through a reputable internet booking site and having received a confirmation, we encountered a locked door on arrival. After ringing the doorbell more than once, a young lady eventually opened the door and peeped sleepily at us through the security gate. She asked what we wanted and when we told her we booked, she said... More 

Thank wwandrag
Knysna, South Africa
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183 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2012 via mobile

I booked executive and received the honey moon suite. Very friendly staff, I expected more from the rooms for the standards and the ranking on Tripadvisor. The building style is bad and my toilette seat was broken. Bed was good. The shower has the size of an extra room , but no pipe pressure! The view from the so called... More 

1 Thank Thomas S
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2012

The Alchemy is fantastic. Extremely friendly staff who made us feel very welcome. Rooms were very spacious, had nice bathrooms, TV and desk for working. The daily breakfast was awesome, plenty of options, so filling and great preparation for a big day. The only very minor difficulty we had was getting some washing done in a limited time. Not a... More 

4 Thank MatthewThomasW

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Additional Information about Alchemy Guesthouse

Address: 49 Kaptein Proctor Street | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9324, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alchemy Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Good for a 1 night sleep - away from the reception maybe..”
 of 5 bubbles QueenK2, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 3, next to the reception office, has the bigger bath ;)”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewThomasW, 19 Jul 2012 | Read review
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