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Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

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“earth room”(21 reviews)
“the blue room”(14 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Liz is a very warm and welcoming host, she attends to all her guests privately and ensures that all your needs are met. The staff are great and very professional and always go the extra mile. The location is ideal , very quiet and everything...More

Thank ClintonFR
Response from Liz D, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 12 July 2016

Thank you ClintonFR for the positive feedback on your stay here at Liz at Lancaster. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that despite the cold winter nights you enjoyed the coziness of your electric blanket, the under-carpet heating and the heated...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great accommodation, great neighborhood. Felt completely safe, groceries only a 5 min walk away, could get laundry done, was a very lovely experience. The breakfast was delicious and had a lot of options for gluten-free eaters!More

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Thank Danielle K
Response from Liz D, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 29 June 2016

Thank you 494daniellek for your review of your stay here at Liz at Lancaster. We are so pleased you like the neighbourhood and yes, the grocery store within walking distance is a huge boon to guests. It makes such a difference to be able to...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights at this lovely guest house at the end of May. Even though our plane arrived quite late into the evening and was a little delayed we were met at the airport by the a friendly, helpful staff member, Tagala, and driven...More

Thank Jenny E
Response from Liz D, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 27 June 2016

Thank you Jenni for taking the time and trouble to write a review on TripAdvisor. We like your comments that it was 'fresh, clean ... warm, secure and safe' . This tells us as the Liz at Lancaster team that we are doing the most...More

Reviewed 24 June 2016

I loved my stay at Liz at Lancaster! The staff was extremely friendly, the breakfast was always delicious, and Liz was very helpful answering any questions we had about Johannesburg. The wifi was complimentary, unlimited, and very fast. I would love to stay there again!More

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Response from Liz D, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 26 June 2016

Thank you Caroline for posting your feedback here on TripAdvisor. Even though it was such a long stay, I felt we hardly saw you over the 2 and a half months you were here, as you went off to work each day and were always...More

Reviewed 24 June 2016

We booked our accommodation at Liz's based on the good reviews here, and were entirely happy with every aspect of our stay. Communication was good from the beginning, the room extremely comfortable with great attention to detail, the breakfasts lovely, and staff hospitable. The rates...More

Thank Visitor037
Response from Liz D, Owner at Liz at Lancaster GuesthouseResponded 25 June 2016

Dear Visitor037, Thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to give feedback on your stay here at Liz at Lancaster. We are so pleased you were happy with all aspects of your stay from initial email contact, to the breakfasts, the service,...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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Price range
US$86 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$86 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Carrie M
12 March 2015|
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Response from Liz a | Property representative |
Hi Carrie, Unfortunately I only have one room left from 31st to 3rd April - the blue room (R800 single and R950 double). The best would be to go to my TripAdvisor listing and see my email and web address ( I pay for a... More
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Carrie M
9 March 2015|
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Carrie Hi, Am in process of renegotiating my mobi site so you might not be able to access website from an Ipad or mobile device. But I'm a bit confused as have just got your email and says you want to come on the 1st March... More
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Terry V
28 November 2014|
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Dear Terry, Good to hear from you again. No don't go through a travel website -the best is to contact me directly. Google Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse Johannesburg and my website comes up and you can contact me through this... More
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"Best stay for small families!"
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