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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ashdown house pays attention to the details. The rooms are decorated beautifully and the addition of refrigerated milk for enough tea and coffee along with fruit provides create comforts. They have also put effort into creating a peaceful and serene environment for relaxation.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a suite and it was amazing. This guesthouse just has all the attention to details - the wall paintings & decorations, the warm bottle in your bed, the bath tub, the port wine in your room, the bathroom cosmetics - and above all the food! We had dinner here every night simply we did not want to... More 

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Ashd0wn, Owner at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Ashdown House! So please you enjoyed the paintings and decor and all the attention to detail that made your stay memorable. Our chef appreciated your comments - thank you. Hopefully you will be back some day! Warm regards The Ashdown House Team More 

Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Ashdown after a comfortable and enjoyable stay in February this year. We were again welcomed as family and well looked after. The breakfasts are amazing and the 24 hour honesty bar is quite handy! The location is ideal for both Sandton City and the new Mall of Africa not to mention the numerous restaurants... More 

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Ashd0wn, Owner at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Always wonderful welcoming someone back! Thank you so much for taking the time to review Ashdown House and the fact that we make you feel like family says it all! We hope to see you and your family soon! Warm regards The Ashdown House Team More 

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This is truly a beautiful place: attention to details and a lovely garden. Friendly staff - we felt looked after. Breakfast was excellent. Peaceful and quiet area with only the sound of birds in the trees. Well secured.

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Ashd0wn, Owner at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of Ashdown House. We love that guests appreciate the attention to detail and enjoy the peaceful area. Hopefully you will be back! Warm regards The Ashdown House Team More 

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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Ashdown House is beautiful and the perfect place to stay. The room was perfect and the breakfast was delicious. I loved the 'honesty' bar. The bed and breakfast is centrally located...only 15 minutes from Sandton.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Great personalised welcome and service. There is a relaxing lounge with an honesty bar overlooking a quiet garden full of wonderful birds. Well finished and equipped bedroom and bathroom with everything you need for a short stay.

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Luton
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

On my first ever trip to South Africa, i decided to stay at the Ashdown House and got my holiday off to the perfect start. Great surroundings, complimentary drink and personalised treatment made me feel so special and welcome. I must mention the most amazing fantastic hostess, Lana who cooked me beautiful and traditional meals - Malva Pudding now my... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

We arrived in JHB and checked into the Guesthouse we booked only to be horrified. The next morning we google searched for a new guesthouse and asked to view Ashdown before making the booking. They welcomed us with open arms and made us feel so at home. We travel a lot and having a little 3 month old baby does... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Arrived for our first time in South Africa and decided to stay at the Ashdown House. We chose the ashdown house because it was close to the Lion Park but we really found out it was a slice of heaven to adapt to South African life. Birds chirping, picturesque courtyard, and the most amazing fantastic hostess, Lasedi, who arranged our... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Really enjoyed my time at Ashdown... Cannot recommend it more. Wonderful staff, delicious breakfast, and lovely accommodations. Highly recommended! I would really recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the area as it was safe accommodation close to both Sandton and downtown Joburg. Thank you for your hosting!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ashdown House is an upmarket, exclusive guesthouse in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Relax at the pool, enjoy a drink at the "Club House" before retiring to one of the beautifully appointed rooms. Unwind in 5 star luxury and comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ashdown House

Address: 14b George Street | Bryanston, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: €74 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ashdown House 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Select where possible a room with a suite, very spacious and cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles Smikeybabes, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Must try three course dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles kumaru2014, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms look good to me. I was in Room 6 upstairs overlooking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 679rosem, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Pool facing rooms are the best, I think only 2 rooms don't face the pool anyway, but all rooms are lovely, even the standard rooms are nice. I generally get a delux, but used to get a standard. It's a pleasant experience regardless.”
 of 5 bubbles Ancodottv, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“They all appeared to be good”
 of 5 bubbles StephOSanFran, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
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