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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2016

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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Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 November 2016

it is very private and clean. Even though the room was a bit rustic for one's taste, it was well maintained, the staff very helpful. will definitely use it again when i am in the vicinity. well done, Ann.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We enjoyed our stay at The Hillside House. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be making use of The Hillside House in the future. It is waking distance from the shops and restaurants.

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Difficult to review this place. It seems, given the photos, that there is a lovely house (in which the staff serves a very decent, if slow, breakfast). But there is also another 1/2 a house on the adjoining property and some 'kayas' in the garden. We required 4 rooms so they gave us a kaya and the 1/2 house with...

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Ann S, Manager at The Hillside House, responded to this review

It is with regret that you were not happy with your accommodation. We can't please everyone, going by previous reviews of very happy guests offering up to 5 star rating! This was a group booking, so maybe breakfast might have been a little slow, but glad it was enjoyed, we know we give an excellent meal. As this was a...

standerton south africa
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The staff was very helpful, the stay was excellent, food was exceĺlent and we felt safe. Thank you Ann for your assistace and the wonderful friendly staff which made our stay very pleasant. The location was excellent.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The staff are very friendly and helpful. They were on hand to receive me during my short stay for exams in Helen Joseph Hospital. The place is very clean and cozy. The breakfast is elaborate. Thanks for the coffee that I was able to fix right in my room. I only propose that you add bathroom sandals/slippers to each room.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 January 2016

An amazing stay with spectacular rooms. We stayed at a huge double room in the main house with a stunning view of the beautiful garden. And thank you to the super sweet staff Royal and Jullet for taking great care of us during our stay and to Anne for being so nice and helpful the days before our arrival. I...

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Ann S, Manager at The Hillside House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ann-sofie, it was lovely having you & your friends to stay & we look forward to your next visit. Greetings to Marie & Magdalina, Katrina & Johann

Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We had a very relaxed stay at this well appointed guest house that had the feel of a place that could have been more expensive. Our own secure parking behind a remote controlled roller door. The triple room (2) is spacious, smart en suite and large windows with views (through the Jacaranda tree that dominates the garden). Downstairs the breakfast...

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Ann S, Manager at The Hillside House, responded to this review

Hi Tim, Thanks so much for staying with us so glad you stayed an extra night with us, We look forward to your return visit in the not too distant future!

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Ann, the MANAGER, was INHOSPITABLE!!! There was nobody at the B&B when we arrived. Ann arrived after 30 minutes. She made us feel bad because she had to rearrange hers plans to accommodate our arrival time, which we changed from 12:00 to 18:00. She also told us that we would be the only guests at the B&B as we were...

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Ann S, Manager at The Hillside House, responded to this review

When the lady originally booked it was for 18pax (no of beds available) a few days later she asked me if I could accommodate an extra person. I went out of our way to accommodate this request by going & purchasing an extra bed to add to our largest room Response to the guests review!! 1: No one at Guest...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

A nice bed and breakfast, for a short stay. I stayed in one of the larger rooms, overlooking the grounds. Comfortable bed, lovely shower and large bath with good pressure. The Hillside House provide a very nice breakfast and I loved the filter coffee! Very clean, comfortable with good Wi-Fi, this is a charming bed and breakfast that catered for...

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Ann S, Manager at The Hillside House, responded to this review

Hi James, Thanks for staying at The Hillside house we are so glad you were comfortable & enjoyed your stay! So sorry only responding now but the holiday season got in the way! We look forward to you visiting us again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hillside House

Address: 5 First Avenue | PO Box 91780, Auckland Park, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $69 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Try the 'big' house since my experience with the other one was so poor.”
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