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Reviewed 7 August 2009

I stayed at Akuwaiseni for 3 nights and 5 nights at the start and finish of a trip and thoroughly enjoyed my stay, although the proprietor seemed a bit too eager to please! Both rooms I stayed in were exceptionally tastefully decorated and spotless. The first room was a bit smaller with shared bathroom (which i don't like) but when...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 June 2009

Like the last review, I was mysteriously moved to a different house at the last minute with no explanation. It was not the area I wanted to be in and NOT convenient for my business meetings. Since I had paid upfront I had no choice but to stay. To make matters ever stranger, I arrived home late after my first...

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1Thank zaheergb
Oxford, UK
Reviewed 26 April 2009

I booked this guest house three months before our stay. The proprietor saw fit to take 100% of the cost of the stay from my credit card immediately. One day before we were due to arrive he mentioned in passing to go to a different address to the one we'd booked. It turned out not to be the one advertised...

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2Thank TzenOxford
Los Angeles
Reviewed 8 January 2009

I absolutely loved my stay at Akuwaiseni! (It was my best stay during my three African country vacation) Dawie was the perfect host and he exceeded my expectations. From the homecooked breakfast to the evening conversations with great South African wine, he was very accommodating. The rooms are also spacious and clean.

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Warri, Nigeria
Reviewed 28 December 2008

We flew in from Capetown 2008 Boxing Day to a very warm reception by Darwie, Proprietor of the Guest House. If you are looking for a hospitable host with a sense of humour, Darwie is your man. The 2-room facility he offered our party of 3 was very neat and convenient. Breakfast splendid! Nearness to the Melville Main Street is...

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Thank BoyDickson
USA
Reviewed 4 September 2008

My experience at Akuwaiseni was absolutely HORRIBLE. It was the worst hotel experience I have ever had. First, Dawie, the owner, took my entire payment, even though the policy on his website is to take a 50% deposit. Then he put me in a separate guest house, which was very far from Melville. I didn't have a car and as...

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3Thank frsm2233
Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 August 2008

Arrived after a long day of travelling. Dawie took great care in our comfort and made us feel very welcomed. He had great ideas on where to eat dinner and what to do the next day. He was right on in all his suggestions. We walked around Melville that evening and felt quite safe. The rooms were beautiful and had...

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Thank jdleclerc
Longwood, Florida
Reviewed 15 January 2008

I was so fortunate to have been booked into this guest house. I arrived in Johannesburg after 18 hours in a plane, picked up my luggage and was taken to this beautiful house. Discovering that evening that there was a mixup in luggage, what was to have been a dream trip suddenly looked like a disaster. Dawie, the owner of...

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2Thank beagleh2
USA
Reviewed 30 August 2007

Akuwaiseni Guest House was a great place for us to spend our Joburg visit as we were in town for both business and pleasure. The service is excellent and attended to with a smile and much laughter from the guest house owner (Dawie) and manager (Liam). This team really made us feel at home. The furnishings are modern and the...

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3Thank intoittravel
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 7 August 2007

We had a terrific stay at Akuwaiseni. The owner, Dawie, came to the airport to pick us up which was great since we're new to the area. Upon our arrival at the guest house, our room was ready and we were able to lay down for a while after 2 days of traveling from the western US. Each evening, we...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Akuwaiseni Guest House

Address: 24 Wargrave Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: €450 - €1,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Akuwaiseni Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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