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Salt Lake City
Reviewed 26 January 2014

This is the place! We spent 2 nights here to relax after a 6 day safari in Kruger. The house was like everything else in Sandton/Bryanston and seemed like a compound--so it was very safe. The rooms were immaculate, modern, clean, comfortable, and after not having wi-fi for a week we were excited about the awesome connectivity here :) It...

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Ashd0wn, Owner at Ashdown House, responded to this review

We must have left a lasting impression for you to write a review 4 months after your stay and that makes us feel very special – thank you! The staff at Ashdown House strive for perfection daily and that includes helping to organise guests tours, transfers, etc. Thank you for your recommendation to other tourists and hopefully you will be...

Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We opted for a suite (and were given room 10) which is the furthest away from the main house which provides a bit of privacy. Essentially, it's a very long room, with long double bed (my husband is 6 foot 6, so we know it's long!) which leads onto a sitting area. The bathroom has both bath and separate shower...

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Ashd0wn, Owner at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of Ashdown House. We appreciate all the positive comments, especially about the fresh milk! We are turning your negatives into positives and we will be making changes to the map on our website. Unfortunately, there is not much we can do about the GPS and street maps. Our...

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Hi Chantal, this was first stay anywhere in JHB and I do not want to stay anywhere else in JHB. You guys have a beautiful garden and a great variety of birdlife. You are secure and tranquil and I will recommend Ashdown house to everybody wanting to overnight in JHB.

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear Okkie O Thank you for taking the time to write a review of AshDown House! We are delighted to hear that you would not want to stay at any other establishment! We absolutely love all the birds in our garden and encourage them by putting fruit and seeds out daily. We would appreciate any recommendations and look forward to...

Panania, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2013

I stayed at Ashdown House for one week on a business trip from Australia. The rooms were beautiful and the staff so incredibly friendly. I would most definitely stay there again. The accommodation and the area in which it is located was very secure. The decor very quaint, I loved sitting in the dining and lounge area each day. I...

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear FiMC2013 We appreciate you taking the time to write a review of AshDown House and scoring us 10 out of 10! Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed the upgrade to a Deluxe Room and next time we will be sure to help you with your luggage! We hope to see you again the...

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Third time we stayed at the Ashdown Guesthouse; the perfect place to stay when you are visiting JHB. Place is wonderful as well as the staff. Luxury and comfortable. Next time, we will again return to Ashdown, I do not have any reason to look further.

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear Ernst J Thank you for taking the time to write a review of AshDown House on TripAdvisor! We really love the fact that you keep returning to AshDown House every time you are in Johannesburg and we look forward to welcoming you both back again next year! The AshDown House team

Reviewed 15 November 2013

Hi Chantal,Ashdown house is such a wonderful place to stay,the staff are friendly,hospitable and professionals. The environmet is calm and cool. As I said in my mail,I will not hesitate to recommend Ashdown House to people I know coming to Johannesburg. This is my honest review. Do send my regards to your coleauge.I arrived Nigeria safely. Simeon

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear Simeon Thank you so much for taking the time to right a review of AshDown House –and a perfect 10 out of 10 score! We are so pleased that we met your expectations. We thank you in advance for your referrals! Nicolene sends her regards. We hope to see you back again soon the next time you are in...

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I will surely return to this wonderful place ... Very cute, nice and relaxing ... Loved the decor ... super original and very tasteful ... The rooms super comfortable, super stuffed a mini bar ... true comfort away from home but at home ... I recommend!

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear Ntaju Thank you so much for you great review –what wonderful comments! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at AshDown House and felt at home. Thank you for recommending us and we hope we see you again soon! The AshDown House team

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 11 October 2013

I stayed in AshDown House for almost 2 weeks during a rescent business trip to Johannesburg and it was like a home far from home. The first thing which I liked about the place was its silence - much needed after a long and tiring day. The rooms were plush, large and comfortable with ample amenities to spoil you with...

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear Nalin Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of AshDown House! It was lovely having you and Krishnendu stay with us, and your long stay enabled you to really experience AshDown House and all it has to offer. The peace and tranquility definitely helps you relax after a long day at work! We are...

Cape Town
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Ashdown house is a fantastic establishment! The service is excellent, the location great and the bedrooms incredibly well appointed. The breakfasts were expansive and every taste is catered for in both food and drink. There are also a variety of value adds which enhance the whole experience including the "honesty" bar, outside entertainment area and lovely garden. I was particularly...

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear Lazyant We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at AshDown House –thank you for the stunning review! Thank you for mentioning our breakfasts and the wide variety of choice, as well as the Bloody Mary, which you never know when you might need! Ensuring that all cabling was chased into the wall is just one of the...

Washington D.C.
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Loved our time at the Ashdown House! The rooms were not only spotless but well appointed and blessed with a lovely view. The breakfast every morning was well stocked and tastefully presented with a combination of a cold buffet and hot plates. Our stay coincided with the flowering of a tree that permeated the air with a delightful, if not...

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Chantal B, Manager at Ashdown House, responded to this review

Dear Gillian and Peter We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review of AshDown House –and what a wonderful Review! The wisteria only flowers for about two weeks of the year so you were very fortunate to experience it. Thank you for uploading the wonderful photographs. You really did capture the detail and quality of AshDown House....

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ashdown House is an upmarket, exclusive guesthouse in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Relax at the pool, enjoy a drink at the "Club House" before retiring to one of the beautifully appointed rooms. Unwind in 5 star luxury and comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ashdown House

Address: 14b George Street | Bryanston, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $115 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ashdown House 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Select where possible a room with a suite, very spacious and cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles Smikeybabes, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Must try three course dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles kumaru2014, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms look good to me. I was in Room 6 upstairs overlooking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 679rosem, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Pool facing rooms are the best, I think only 2 rooms don't face the pool anyway, but all rooms are lovely, even the standard rooms are nice. I generally get a delux, but used to get a standard. It's a pleasant experience regardless.”
 of 5 bubbles Ancodottv, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“They all appeared to be good”
 of 5 bubbles StephOSanFran, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
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