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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I stayed for two nights and our overall experience was wonderful. We booked transfers to and from the hotel as well as a guided tour day journey through Joburg and Soweto. The supper we were served the second night was amazing. We can't recommend this enough if you are looking for safe, clean, relaxing and convenient.

Thank prhatigan
Morpeth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met at the airport and taken by the owners son to spend our 1st night in South Africa at Journey's Inn. Everyone was so welcoming and helpful, we had wonderful service and good food. I can highly recommend it. Laurence and Alida the owners had arranged our 3 week trip round South Africa which included 10 rounds of... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a darling place close to the airport. Clean, safe and very friendly staff. We booked an all inclusive that included dinner and transport from the airport. Everything was terrific. Would definitely return!

Thank Terrile W
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A genuinely pleasant guest house with friendly staff and good food. I wanted somewhere away from the city, but unfortunately didn't realise that it's on the flight path to O.R Tambo airport. Not so good for a light sleeper like me.

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Virginia, Free State
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful service, friendly hostess and very clean rooms. It is a lovely and safe setting and overall a super experience. Thank you for your hospitality and professional service, in future we will definitely stay at Journey's Inn again.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is conveniently located near the airport but the noise from the planes is quite disturbing if you are a light sleeper. The place is generally quite clean with a bushveld theme in the rooms. The staff is friendly. Their food is very good and they make an effort to serve it hot. There is a sparkling pool area where... More 

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George South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

pleasant stay. We booked here as it is close to airport. Close to airport, therefore noisy early mornings specially. Shower floor needs to be redone/re-tiled in order for it to look clean. helpful personnel.

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Spokane, Washington
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had 2 separate one night stays before and after our safari in Kruger Park. We were greeted with a welcome drink of Sherry. Breakfast & dinner were both very good and at a reasonable price. There is a self serve bar where you track what you use and pay at checkout. There is a nice looking pool which we... More 

Thank Leucosia
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016

cutest place, nice people, comfortable We came after a flight, got an excellent recommendation on a restaurant near by, alinda gave us a ride for car rental. The place is pleasant, clean, and looks good. Big nice rooms and showers. Close to airport.

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Top service at great value. We arrived after 10 pm. Self check in worked great. Excellent breakfast. Nice garden. Very nice owners which made our stay a great experience. Would stay again. Thanks so much.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Journey's Inn Africa is a charming *** Guest Lodge situated in the well located, up market and safe suburb of Glen Marais, Kempton Park - Johannesburg, which is only 10 minutes from O R Tambo International Airport, the main port of entry to South Africa and most southern African countries. We offer great value for money with a high standard of clean, comfortable accommodation and a scrumptious breakfast included in our rates. We have 9 spacious en-suite rooms, each room with its own private entrance. We offer quality "3 Star" accommodation. A traditional welcome drink and charming South African hospitality awaits you on your arrival, where you will then be cared for by our friendly and efficient staff. Our Inn provides a warm inviting atmosphere with a classic African ambiance. Other services available: "Meet & Greet" and transfers to and from all airports in Gauteng Local - full day & half day excursions / tours Short - tours & safaris Day rooms exclusive to guests Mini conference facilities Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) Laundry service Dinner - set menus Bar Personal amenities in each room Hair dryers & international plugs available from reception DSTV Swimming pool Plenty of secure / undercover parking Situated close to: Numerous restaurants Various SPA facilities Shopping Malls Casino Golf Driving Range Golf courses (Serengeti, etc) Sport stadiums (Ellis Park, etc) BMX Track ... more   less 

Additional Information about Journey's Inn Africa

Address: 20 Gwarrie Road | Glen Marais, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: €30 - €46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Journey's Inn Africa 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles conradf91, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It can be loud because the planes fly overhead.”
 of 5 bubbles hallsion, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you have kids, ask for the family room”
 of 5 bubbles anonymous-john, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Quiet, clean, comfortable and great staff”
 of 5 bubbles wendys63, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“It is in a quiet neighbor hood. I think all the rooms are good, just depends on how many travelers you have.”
 of 5 bubbles watergirl100, 28 Mar 2015 | Read review
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