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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Because of business reasons I stayed in the Amanzi for six months. The location of the Guest Gouse is just perfect. Restaurants, malls, a gym and a beautiful park is nearby. The Amanzi is an idyllic place with a variety of different birds and plants and a lot of little hidden characteristics. The personnel is outstanding friendly and focused to...

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pamelamary52, Manager at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, Thanks so much for your feedback. Amanzi's location is a key asset to many of our guests. We are very pleased to have made your stay enjoyable and hope to welcome you back in the future. Regards James (on behalf of Pam and the rest of the staff) Current locum manager

Luneburg, Germany
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We - a family with two small children - stayed in one of the cottages. The cottage was of a very high standard. The entire premise feels secluded from the buzz of Joburg. For any request, a solution was found to make our stay as esay and enjoyable as possible.

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Pamela K, Manager at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Volker. We are glad that we were able to make you stay enjoyable and relaxing and that we were able to assist you with requests where possible. Hope to see you soon, James (on behalf of Pam)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2016

As expats returning to South Africa we spent a month at Amanzi guesthouse while we searched for permanent accommodation and we could not have stayed at a more comfortable and relaxing place during the transition! The accommodation is tastefully modern and extremely comfortable with a beautiful tree filled garden, swimming pool and comfortable deck. The word Amanzi means water in...

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and for staying with us at Amanzi. We're always happy to hear that the space we have created is appreciated by the people we created it for: our guests! :) Please visit us again soon.

Zeist, Netherlands
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Finally back at Amanzi Guest House after a 5 year gap. While I was always impressed with the place (see previous review) it only got better. Just to mention 2 things: more cute dogs and a sundeck, where the WiFi coverage is good enough to put in a days work. And not to forget: what a pleasant suburb to be...

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pamelamary52, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear FokkoG Thank you for your great review on Amanzi once again! So happy that you thought we had made improvements, and i cant help agreeing with you about our sundeck and the neighbourhood :) We love our sundeck, and are delighted when guests also use it - either to work, have a glass of wine, read a book... just...

Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Amanzi for 2 nights whilst in Joburg and what a wonderful gem of a find! Comfortable rooms within a beautiful property. We had a lovely room near the pool which was perfect. The owners were delightful and very accommodating. Very safe too. Will definitely pay another visit!

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pamelamary52, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sophie Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Amanzi. So pleased you thought Amanzi was a gem and a beautiful property! We do our best to ensure our guests experience high quality comforts and enjoy what we at Amanzi have to offer. Look forward to seeing you both when you are next in...

Reviewed 14 March 2016

I am 37, male and travel from Canada. I have been back 9 times and would never think of going anywhere else. I have been to other bb but nothing compares hands down. Spacious, clean, all services available, and excellent internet service.

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pamelamary52, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear AMC Thank you for taking the time to write another review for us and for your comments on Amanzi and especially the internet - we are so happy that we now have high speed fibre optic wifi at last. Hoping to see you for your tenth visit pretty soon! From all of us at Amanzi

Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Our Family recently had the pleasure of staying at Amanzi this past February. Over the course of a few weeks Pam, Rob and the staff became like family. The accommodations were of course excellent and the grounds were beautiful but what makes this guest house so good is the people. They loved playing with our children and helped to make...

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pamelamary52, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Nate and American family Thank you for your glowing review - we are basking in your positive comments. It was OUR pleasure to host you and share in your new joy. I am so glad that we contributed to making your trip special. We all appreciate your comments about our breakfasts -( its a first for us that someone...

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We have stayed in many guest houses which are not always true to their web-site and their reviews. However Amanzi was everything I imagined peaceful and homely. Pam and Rob were so warm and interested in their guests and their staff were lovely. The salt pool absolutely amazing and the guesthouse so central and near to restaurants. Will definitely continue...

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pamelamary52, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Windhoek family Thank you for taking the time to review us - the first review from Windhoek! We are so glad we lived up to our website and trip advisor reviews. I know how disappointing it is to find a lovely looking place not the same as the pictures. Good that you enjoyed our pool and garden - its...

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Amanzi for 3 months because I was working in Johannesburg. I really loved my room, the service and the calm environment. Being on your own whenever you want to but also having the opportunity to socialize. Pam & Rob made everything to make me feel home far away from home.

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pamelamary52, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Silke We so enjoyed getting to know you while you stayed with us in Johannesburg, and so pleased you felt at home and welcome. Thank you for taking the time to review Amanzi and that you felt you were in a peaceful calm place in this crazy city! We wish you well From all of us at Amanzi Pam...

Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here at the end of 2 weeks in SA. Arrived late after driving from Cape Town to Joburg and received a lovely welcome and help to find somewhere still serving dinner. Room very well equipped, clean and very comfortable. Nice relaxing breakfast set up to start the day. Thanks for your hospitality.

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Pamela K, Owner at Amanzi Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Freya C Thank you so much for your review - and we are really pleased you felt welcomed and enjoyed staying at Amanzi. We hope you will be back one day! Best wishes from all of us at Amanzi Pam

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amanzi Guest House, AA TravelGuides Superior Grading, 4 Star TGCSA, Central Johannesburg, South Africa, offers luxury bed and breakfast / guesthouse accommodation with self-catering options. Four contemporary urban chic apartments each with private entrances, and three garden cottages. Free unlimited high speed fibre optic Internet access (50 Mps), Satellite TV, secure property with undercover parking. Pool set in indigenous garden. Added luxuries like hairdryers, luxurious cotton percale linen, a house branded range of natural toiletries and daily refilled bottles of E-spring filtered water. Convenient neighbourhood shops less than a kilometre away - a general grocer, fruit and veg, pharmacy, restaurant - minutes from Sandton, Rosebank, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg CBD. Ideal for business and leisure travelers. Amanzi Guest House specialises in long stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amanzi Guest House

Address: 64 Rutland Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $119 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amanzi Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 3, lovely size”
 of 5 bubbles moppit1, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved having the well appointed cottage to ourselves but we also saw the apartments which looked very comfortable and organized.”
 of 5 bubbles Heidicanuck, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure how to select the best room - Apartment 3 was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ij0nes, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 3, and it was all we could have asked for.”
 of 5 bubbles scottyrat, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I have yet to explore all room types but my apartment was spacious and lovely with its own balcony”
 of 5 bubbles dionyl2015, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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