We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Abbotsford House

    18 First Street | Abbotsford, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    US$54
    US$51
    SAVE US$3
    US$52
    US$51
    Traveller (9)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel
    714 reviews
    #6 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    1.2 km
     
    Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch
    1,007 reviews
    #12 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    1.4 km
     
    The Residence Boutique Hotel
    777 reviews
    #1 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    2.3 km
     
    Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg
    590 reviews
    #5 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    4.5 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good21%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible9%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    3 Dec4 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$51.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Johannesburg hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "3f6f36e5ad184531bea4009f2e1c39ab", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1820909,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79928164],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":51,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"3f6f36e5ad184531bea4009f2e1c39ab","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":54,"lowestMetaPrice":51,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":54,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":54,"lowestMetaPrice":51,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":54,"hotelName":"Abbotsford House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjNmNmYzNmU1YWQxODQ1MzFiZWE0MDA5ZjJlMWMzOWFiIiwiQUlLIjoiNzViOTkyOTY4NDM4NDkwZmJjYmFmY2Q2MDAzMjBlMjEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$51", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"79928164":"AgodaIB","113839502":"Expedia","114249926":"HotelsCom2IB","113898387":"OrbitzEWS","113844887":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (52)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 51 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    This is a nice place attended by friendly people, close to the main attractions of Johannesburg. you can not pay by credit card in the place because they are new in te business . The house is very safe.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank noelia1518
    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    I do not recommend this establishment, it's very noisy the TV channels are not ok. I struggled to get out of the establishment and no one would answer the the phone to assist me. In the middle of the night I could hear the taps...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank gracek400
    Response from Abbotsford G M, Guest House Supervisor at Abbotsford HouseResponded 11 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our Guest House. We truly value the opinions of our guest and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. We have addressed the matters that you have brought up and we have resolved the TV...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    Rooms claustrophobic. Beds horrible. Place shabby. Breakfast poor. Never again. Meant to stay 4 nights. Tolerated 1. Staff untidy. Owner not accommodating. Booked king size bed. Got 2 single beds. Only thing good is location.More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Robyn G
    Response from Abbotsford G M, Guest House Supervisor at Abbotsford HouseResponded 11 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our Guest House. We truly value the opinions of our guest and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. We have addressed the matters that you have brought up and we have spoken to the...More

    Reviewed 4 December 2016

    Abbotsford had a feel of home with wonderful staff who spoiled me rotten. My room was clean and welcoming, and Florence's breakfast was excellent. The area is also quite and I felt safe at all times. Being a walking distance to Melrose arch was also...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank annierosechikondil
    Reviewed 7 November 2016

    I stayed at Abbotsford House during an extended layover. The owner & staff were extremely accommodating with my late (& further delayed arrival). The house is in a great location and decor gives it a homely feel.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank staceyh219
    African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel
    714 reviews
    #6 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    1.2 km
     
    Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch
    1,007 reviews
    #12 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    1.4 km
     
    The Residence Boutique Hotel
    777 reviews
    #1 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    2.3 km
     
    Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg
    590 reviews
    #5 of 66 hotels in Johannesburg
    4.5 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$48 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Abbotsford House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Johannesburg
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (9)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Nearby
    African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel
    714 reviews
    1.22 km away
     
    The Residence Boutique Hotel
    777 reviews
    2.34 km away
     
    Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Johannesburg Melrose Arch
    1,007 reviews
    1.39 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    moyo Melrose Arch
    1,201 reviews
    1.18 km away
    JB's Corner
    328 reviews
    1.21 km away
    Orient
    279 reviews
    1.18 km away
    Paul
    71 reviews
    1.33 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Goliath Comedy Club
    17 reviews
    1.21 km away
    Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
    13 reviews
    .90 km away
    James and Ethel Grey Park
    16 reviews
    1.34 km away
    Mystery Ghost Bus Tour
    103 reviews
    1.54 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    jkoeb
    15 September 2016|
    Answer
    Response from Abbotsford G M | Property representative |
    Please excuse the slow reply on TripAdvisor, Julia! We can assist to arrange your transfer :-)
    0
    Votes
    nickdxb
    22 December 2015|
    Answer
    Response from Vanessa S | Property representative |
    Hi We are open but there will be no service in the rooms on New Years Day
    0
    Votes
    nickdxb
    22 December 2015|
    Answer
    Response from Vanessa S | Property representative |
    Hi So sorry I only saw your request now. We have been open but with lower levels of service as most of our staff are on leave. Hope to have you visit soon. Kind regards Vanessa
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "The Rose Room was our favorite!"
    Read review
    "Email Vanessa directly - she'll respond. What a charming lady!"
    Read review
    "All the rooms are lovely and one is incredibly spacious. Attic bedroom also great!"
    Read review
    "Go for the Rose Room"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing