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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

President Lodge is ideally located for business. Close to the airport, CBD or wherever you are going. The owners are definitely dedicated to their guests! We had to catch the early flight out out and without hesitation were offered a lift. That is service👌

Thank riley2013
GeckoandToad, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sandra. We so appreciate your factual review. It was lovely meeting both of you and we are glad that you were happy with our service! We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Jannette, Elaine and the team

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Our group of 17 stayed here both at the beginning and end of our 3 1/2 weeks in Africa and we each loved it. The staff (four main plus many behind the scenes) took really good care of us by being friendly and concerned and arranging many details for us. The rooms were clean, quiet at night and large. The...

Thank screenname1254
GeckoandToad, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your really lovely and thoughtful review. We are so very happy that you had such a good time with us and we really appreciate the compliments. We hope you will come back and stay someday. Kind regards Jannette, Elaine and the team

Reviewed 1 November 2016

I can't say enough about how wonderful President Lodge was for my group of 17 people! It is a very small Lodge but has everything a traveler needs to enjoy a longer stay or just for a couple of nights like we did. After just one day the staff knew our names and always attentive and ready to help. The...

Thank Kathy G
GeckoandToad, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kathy. Thank you so much for this wonderfully detailed review of your experience at President Lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and really happy that you enjoyed our homemade dinners too. Thanks for also mentioning the service - we will share your review with our team. It was an absolute pleasure having you all here and...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had to stay over for 1 night in JO-BURG, so after searchung the internet i descided to do so in The Presidents lodge. Contact before and after the booking very nice and friendly. They picked me up on arrival and dropped me off the next - early - morning at an extra cost. they prepared me a packed breakfast for...

Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ivo. Thank you very much for your valued review. We appreciate the time you took to write it. Kind regards. Jannette, Elaine, Marinus and the team.

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Our group of 17 stayed here twice (at the start and end) of our Africa vacation. The rooms were good sized and clean. The staff treated us like family and made sure that everyone was taken care of. The food they prepared for breakfast and dinner was out of this world. They also helped us coordinate various day trips and...

Thank Karen Q
GeckoandToad, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are delighted to know that you felt at home and taken care of. We truly work hard as a team to achieve this and it is great to know that we are on the right path. We are also very happy that you enjoyed the food! Thank you again, it was...

Erie, Colorado
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a group of 17 friends from Colorado and everyone loved the place. This Lodge feels more like a bed and breakfast than it does a hotel. The staff cooks breakfast and dinner for you and treats you like family. The place was clean and comfortable and the staff went out of their way to help us...

Thank scottfromerie
GeckoandToad, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Scott, thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt welcome. It was a pleasure having you and we truly hope to welcome you back soon! Warm regards to Kathy. Jannette, Marinus, Elaine and the team.

Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It can be so confusing to read so many reviews but allow me to make your life a lot easier. This experience was like having someone welcome you into their home and then taking care of everything you need. Janette and the staff are joyous, love what they do, and are exceptional at it. Especially the manager who is a...

Thank Karen R
Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karen, thank you very much for the lovely review. It really makes the team happy when our guests return and even happier when they enjoy their stay. The fact that you felt at home is something really special to us. We surely hope to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, Jannette, Elaine and the team.

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This guest house is very close to the airport and very well presented. During our stay, the hosts and night-watchman could not have been more helpful, looking for a number of ways to make our stay more enjoyable from giving us a complimentary room upgrade, to recommending a local running route, to adjusting their normal breakfast hours to support an...

1Thank Heather O
Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Heather Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. We really appreciate it. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We also appreciate your mentions toward the facilities and the service and will pass the message on to the rest of the team. We are glad that you...

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful overnight stay here on our way to Botswana and Zimbabwe. The staff was very accommodating, the rooms were comfortable, and the breakfast was excellent. I hope to make it back here again!

Thank Ken S
Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ken S Thank you very much for your valued review! We appreciate your time and effort very much! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you back very soon! Kind regards Jannette, Elaine and the team

Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The staff was incredibly helpful. the assisted us in planning our tour to Soweto and J-burg, allowed us to leave our car there during the tour and even gave us coffee upon our return. Beautiful rooms and good breakfast, but the people are what make this place special.

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Jannette K, Owner at President Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mike, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you in our part of the world again and will have the next cup of coffee ready for your return! Kind Regards

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
President Lodge is an up market guest house only 8 km from OR Tambo International Airport. This modern lodge welcomes corporate clients, overseas guests and visitors seeking affordable luxury accommodation in a tranquil setting close to Johannesburg. We offer fourteen elegant en-suite rooms, each individually decorated with attention to detail and a personal touch. All rooms have private entrances, mini bars, air-conditioning, DSTV, Wi-Fi Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities and safes. There is secure parking for all our guests.Full English or Continental breakfasts are served in our elegant dining room or in a more relaxed atmosphere around the pool. We also offer gourmet dinners on prior arrangement.President Lodge offers an executive air-conditioned conference room set up in a boardroom style. The Boardroom can accommodate groups of up to 10 delegates and is fully equipped with an electronic data projector, a screen and a white board or flip chart. The swimming pool and entertainment area create a tranquil atmosphere to relax after a long flight or a day at work.Our staff's commitment to service excellence makes our establishment the perfect accommodation for business people who need to be close to the major business areas around Johannesburg and the airport, as well as for overseas and local travelers who would like to stay a little longer.Airport transfers and day trips are arranged on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about President Lodge

Address: 9 President Road | Eastleigh, Edenvale 1609, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Edenvale
Price Range: $70 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — President Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Avoid the rooms facing the parking area as the cars returning at night can disturb you”
 of 5 bubbles Hill_Belle, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd ask for the pool-view rooms. The other rooms on the property are just as well appointed but the view is better at the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Z1560QZkathyg, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has a great bathroom, great views of the pool and lots of cupboard space”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherO843, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are well situated”
 of 5 bubbles tokiniainarandria, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms away from the pool. Slight early evening noise with people walking through the area.”
 of 5 bubbles SafariM, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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