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Edenvale
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Once a month for a night or two whilst on a business trip I have the pleasure of staying at President Lodge, for me it's like being at home. You are treated as a family member by Jeanette, Elaine and Marinus and the rest of the staff. No request is ever a problem and always fulfilled with a smile. Thank...

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Daryl. Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. It is always a pleasure having you here at President Lodge and we are delighted that you find the guest house comfortable and welcoming. We are looking forward to seeing you soon. Warmest regards Jannette, Elaine and the rest of the team.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 10 June 2016

When I arrived at President Lodge, the beauty of the place immediately made me fall inlove with it. It has great setting and amazing services. Probably not the best in South Africa, but really brings value for money. The room was spacious and clean. Everything that I wanted from my first nights stay in South Africa and more. The location...

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for your lovely review. Being situated close to OR Tambo International is really a plus! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our service. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Jannette, Elaine and the team.

Trinidad
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I enjoyed my stay at this hotel. It's safe and quiet, the meals are delicious and the service is fantastic. There's also one restaurant nearby as far as I know - La Malagueta and the food is also lovely there. The only downside is that its location is not near to any major public transportation routes like buses or the...

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rae Anne. Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and also the food. Unfortunately public transport only really works well in the big cities but we do find that the UBER system really works very well around Edenvale. There is always an UBER driver within 4 minutes from...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Very clean hotel friendly staff very near to place where I was working.Only suggestion to have vegetarian option for breakfast else every thing is just perfect.I found staff very friendly and welcoming.

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we look forward to welcoming you back. We do have various vegetarian options available, but it is always advisable that guests discuss their preferences with management upon arrival in order for us to make sure that we provide the best possible selection. Warm regards, Jannette, Elaine & team.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The President Lodge is perfectly situated halfway between the airport and the Johannesburg city center. Even though it is close to town it is quiet and relaxing. The rooms are tidy and spacious (especially the bathrooms) and are equipped with extremely comfortable beds. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend staying at President Lodge and would...

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at President Lodge. We are pleased to hear that you noticed all the little details and enjoyed your stay. We certainly hope to welcome you again soon. Warm regards, Jannette, Elaine & team.

Bfn
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I'll never look back. Your lodge is my travel home. Management and staff are very friendly, professional and caring. Everything is well organized i.e from travelling, communication etc. I'm definately coming back.

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for the lovely review here on Tripadvisor. We appreciate the feedback very much. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future again!

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This was a perfect place for a conference for the team of 9 people. Great rooms, food, and service. Thank you for going above and beyond to meet our needs and for the excellent attention to details like airport pick ups and drop offs and more.

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. We really enjoyed having you all here. Thank you for mentioning the small details that made your stay memorable. We hope to welcome you again in future. Kind regards Elaine, Jannette and the team.

Brakpan, South Africa
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Thank you for the pleasant experience during our recent stay. We attended a course and retreated to President Lodge to rest and relax. The quiet, calm, tranquil environment was just what we needed to reflect on what had happened during the course. Breakfasts were yummylicious, staff friendly and miindful and in service to our requirements. Such a pleasure to enjoy...

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Graham. Thank you for sharing your experience of President Lodge on this site. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you were impressed by the breakfasts and our service. We are also delighted to hear that you appreciated the quiet, calm and tranquil environment of the guest house. We hope to see you again. Kind regards...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 5 May 2016

My recent stay at President Lodge was a pure joy. I was surprised to find such a complete package of fine accomodations, fine food and wonderful hospitality all under one roof at such a moderate price. The rooms were large and clean, and to be honest I can't remember when I stayed in a hotel with better amenities, from great...

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kevin. It was really a pleasure welcoming you and your group at President Lodge. Thank you for taking the time to write such an extensive review. We appreciate your mentioning each of the elements that contributed to the enjoyment of your short stay. We hope to welcome ou back in future. Warm regards, Elaine, Marinus and Jannette.

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Stayed for about a week. Very good rooms, no wierd noices or anything. Quite close to the airport, 10 minute drive. Very kind hostesess and staff, that seem genuinly intrested in doing its best for our stay ba as good as possible. Nothing to complain about!

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We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at President Lodge. Thank you for posting your feedback on Tripadvisor and mentioning the contribution the staff made to your experience. We hope to have the opportunity of seeing you again in the future. Kind regards, Jannette & Elaine

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
President Lodge is an up market guest house only 8 km from OR Tambo International Airport. This modern lodge welcomes corporate clients, overseas guests and visitors seeking affordable luxury accommodation in a tranquil setting close to Johannesburg. We offer fourteen elegant en-suite rooms, each individually decorated with attention to detail and a personal touch. All rooms have private entrances, mini bars, air-conditioning, DSTV, Wi-Fi Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities and safes. There is secure parking for all our guests.Full English or Continental breakfasts are served in our elegant dining room or in a more relaxed atmosphere around the pool. We also offer gourmet dinners on prior arrangement.President Lodge offers an executive air-conditioned conference room set up in a boardroom style. The Boardroom can accommodate groups of up to 10 delegates and is fully equipped with an electronic data projector, a screen and a white board or flip chart. The swimming pool and entertainment area create a tranquil atmosphere to relax after a long flight or a day at work.Our staff's commitment to service excellence makes our establishment the perfect accommodation for business people who need to be close to the major business areas around Johannesburg and the airport, as well as for overseas and local travelers who would like to stay a little longer.Airport transfers and day trips are arranged on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about President Lodge

Address: 9 President Road | Eastleigh, Edenvale 1609, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Edenvale
Price Range: €50 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — President Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Avoid the rooms facing the parking area as the cars returning at night can disturb you”
Hill_Belle, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd ask for the pool-view rooms. The other rooms on the property are just as well appointed but the view is better at the pool.”
Z1560QZkathyg, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has a great bathroom, great views of the pool and lots of cupboard space”
HeatherO843, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are well situated”
tokiniainarandria, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms away from the pool. Slight early evening noise with people walking through the area.”
SafariM, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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