The African Research House - Johannesburg, Central Gauteng

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Johannesburg Accommodation
Johannesburg, Central Gauteng

The African Research House

Johannesburg, Central Gauteng - Accommodation

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The African Research House in Johannesburg

The African Research House is a true gem for researchers and business professionals. Located on a hill with breathtaking views, the guest house overlooks the beautiful West Rand landscape, and is centrally located in the upmarket suburb of Kloofendal in the west of Johannesburg.

The guest house also offers accommodation to any guest looking for a comfortable short or long stay and is accessible to the four major universities, hospitals, national botanical garden, cultural and heritage sites.

The African Research House offers accommodation for a total of 12 guests in a fully furnished Main House as well as an exclusive Garden Cottage. The Main House is a double-storey house, with the ground level for the exclusive use of a maximum of 10 guests. The four downstairs bedrooms feature Victorian baths and showers. Three of the rooms also have French doors leading out onto a very spacious balcony and an entertainment area with braai facilities and a swimming pool.

The modern gourmet kitchen in the Main House may be used by guests who prefer to cook for themselves, however meals can be provided on request. There is also the option of eating out, as the house is located a mere 2 km from the Clearwater Mall which offers all sorts of upmarket restaurants that accommodate all tastes.

The exclusive outside Garden Cottage is fully furnished and contains an en-suite designer bathroom with both a bath and shower. The cottage also features an open-plan medium-size gourmet kitchen and lounge, a TV with DStv, fridge, washing machine and dryer, and a dishwashing machine.

Other facilities at the guest house include a swimming pool, Wi-Fi Internet access and laptops on hire, a braai and entertainment area, in-house dining and room service if required. Airport transfers and transport service of guests to places of interest can also be provided on request.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at The African Research House,Johannesburg, Central Gauteng

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Conference Venues
  • Gym
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 27° 53' 42.3" E / 26° 8' 30.5" S

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Driving to The African Research House in Johannesburg, Central Gauteng

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
Distance: 0.9 km / Duration: 39 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 km
2.Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R24/Johannesburg0.6 km
3.Continue onto R24
Partial toll road
8.4 km
4.Merge onto N12/R24
Toll road
1.1 km
5.Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2/Kimberley/Germiston/Durban
Toll road
1.2 km
6.Merge onto N3 Eastern Bypass/N12/N3
Toll road
7.3 km
7.Keep right at the fork to continue on N12
Partial toll road
18.1 km
8.Take the N1 exit on the right toward Pretoria/Roodepoort
Partial toll road
1.9 km
9.Merge onto N1 Western Bypass
Toll road
9.5 km
10.Take exit 78 for Gordon Road toward Roodepoort0.3 km
11.Turn left onto Gordon Rd0.9 km
12.Turn right onto Ontdekkers Rd3.8 km
13.Turn right onto Christiaan De Wet Rd0.1 km
14.Turn left onto Mulder St92 m
15.Turn right onto Veronica St
Destination will be on the left
0.9 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.

OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.

Reviews for The African Research House

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Come see the beautiful and details. The entrance and garden is amazing great people. The rooms are just what you are looking for as a busy traveler like me.

review by Alex Matsinyane

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I may come back for more as insufficient time was spent

review by Danny Gumbi

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Good place

review by fortunate nhlanhla

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I had the most amazing!!!!!!!!!!!! time at the African research house, it is totally value for money! I don't understand how they're a 3 star accommodation, that guest house is LUXURIOUS! I loved it! I'm definitely going to book a room again! I would definitely recommend it for anyone, there won't be any regrets whatsoever. Amazing!


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Delicious breakfast

review by Jacqui Middleton

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Too helpful

review by Onyedi Mogane

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Awesome place

review by Hennie Wilkens

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Like a second home, but better... The Mrs and I love it

review by Mlungisi Malinga

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Dont knw much about it was passing by

review by Busisiwe Agrieneth Dlamini

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Great accommodation at a good price. The host went out of her way to ensure we had a great stay. I definitely would recommend this place to any one needing quality accommodation and on the go breakfast

review by ngoni michael Chifamba

"Wonderful hospitality"

My friends Gordon and Marline had a wonderful stay, and said they would recommend your establishment to everyone.

review by Bridget Ferguson, South Africa

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