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The Hillside House

5 First Avenue PO Box 91780, Auckland Park, Johannesburg 2092 South Africa See on map
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
3.5 Star accommodation
Looking for peace and quiet in the heart of Johannesburg? Come experience exceptional service, hospitality and great facilities at The Hillside House. With nine accommodation units, all equipped More with the latest facilities, we seek to ensure our guests enjoy a pleasant stay. For a home away from home experience, stay at The Hillside House. Situated in Melville, The Hillside House is located near Johannesburg business and entertainment venue. Whether you're a business or leisure traveler, we provide the excellent base from which guests can travel the city easier. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$56 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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Well located and quiet guest house. Good bed and breakfast. Beautiful garden that needs upkeep.
Poor welcome. Was about running away the first day when a guy came to open the door with his underwear!!!
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Response from Ann S, Manager at The Hillside House
Responded Dec. 8, 2017
Thanks for the review. I would like to apologise first of all that there was a delay in your check in. Royal's room is not in the Main house so it takes time to get to gate. Royal apparently had got very wet on his way home & changed into shorts, definitely wasn't his underwear. I agree this was not appropriate dress & he has been spoken to, re his attire. Re the garden; I must say I prefer a neater type of garden but the owner prefers an indigenous one as this helps save on water & just coming back into life after winter. It is rather beautiful & does get attended to twice a week. Thanks for staying with us, & look forward to you visiting The Hillside House again soon. All the best for the Christmas Season & New Year.
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The room was big enough, I was provided with two heaters in the bedroom and one in the bathroom. one fan enough to cool the room and a TV and a Dec order, a double bed, couch , dressing chair, a study table and chair I requested. The water in the bathroom was hot any time of the
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Response from Ann S, Manager at The Hillside House
Responded Dec. 8, 2017
Thanks for your review. Sorry for the delay in replying. I have taken note of a dressing mirror & see what I can do in the New year. Some of the rooms do have one on the wardrobe doors. Look forward to you visiting us again at The Hillside House.
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Very nice place,situated in a safe environment.Nice and welcoming facilities and very clean too.Received very great service however,i was unsatisfied with the breakfast we were offered.But overall we had a nice stay.
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Response from Ann S, Front Office Manager at The Hillside House
Responded Jun. 2, 2017
Thanks so much for your review. I am so sorry you weren't happy with your breakfast, I don't understand what more you would have wanted. Menu. Fruit Salad with Yoghurt, variety of 4 cereals. Bacon, Sausages -Beef or Chicken, & Tomato Eggs (Boiled, fried, poached) Omelettes with Cheese, Tomato Ham. Toast, Tea & Coffee. We are not a hotel but a guest house maybe with that in mind we trust you will visit us again sometime.
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The property is lovely. Clean and neat. Has great potential, unfortunately it was not well run. There was not enough towels for us and there was less than a quarter roll of toilet paper, with no refill in sight. When we arrived, there was no one to meet us. I had to phone th
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We had a lovely, comfortable stay. The staff were particularly helpful, the rooms were comfortable and the garden was beautiful. The place was as good if not better than the advertisement. It felt as if we were in a comfy home rather than a stuffy hotel. Thank you!
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"Try the 'big' house since my experience with the other one was so poor."
"Not all rooms have a bath in the en-suite. If this is a requirement make sure that you specify it."
"Just read the small print...."
"We had room 8, very peaceful and secure. I didn't see any other rooms so cannot tell. Only comment is that the room had little natural light as there is a wall outside the small window."
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