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    Saffron Guest House

    4.8 km from Johannesburg centre
    • Free Wifi
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Cnr of 7th 5th Street | Melville, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This is a gorgeous little place; very funky and stylish. Really easy to find in Melville and the breakfast across the road was top knotch. Villa was enormous and very clean and new...way bigger than my place at home! :) Really enjoyed our stay; will...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    My husband and I took our first trip to Africa this March. We wanted to spend some time in Johannesburg before setting out on safari, and chose Saffron Guesthouse based on the neighborhood and the good reviews on various websites. We were extremely pleased with...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The staff are poorly trained. Accommodation is beautiful, clean and spacious, and the breakfast at a restaurant across the street is excellent. No coffee or tea in room... very disappointing for the room rate. I changed to a smaller more arty hotel nearby with better...More

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    Reviewed 19 October 2016

    We stayed in room number 4, for 4 nights. The first night I thought the noise was really loud but then realized that the windows were open. The "room" was huge, with a really modern bathroom and a nice sitting area. The room had a...More

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    Response from EmilFa, Owner at Saffron Guest House

    Thank you very much for all your kind words and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Gratuity is already included with breakfast, no need to tip extra unless you really insist. We look forward to your next stay.

    Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

    Saffron is in a very artsy, hip neighborhood. Just the way we want it. The room is spacious, very clean , tastefully decorated with modern conveniences. Ours did not have ac but we didn't need it during our stay. It's a short walk to nice...More

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    Response from EmilFa, Owner at Saffron Guest House

    Thank you so much for your kind words. You stayed in the only room that did not have aircon but today they are at the guesthouse to install an air conditioning unit there. We look forward to your next stay and thank you again for...

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    kristina r
    We are two couples traveling together in September. One couple will have two days there and the other couple only one complete day. My question concerns transportation as we will not have a car. We are concerned about getting from and to the airport, sightseeing Jo'Burg and also getting to Sandton for shopping. Is the Saffron Guest House a wise choice if we do not have a car at our disposal?
    19 February 2015|
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    Response from ta24z |
    You should use Uber, like in european cities. It's safe and easy. Buy a south african sim card at the airport and then you will have internet on your phone. It will be the easiest way for you to go everywhere and it's not... More
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    "We stayed in Number 4. If you are a light sleeper you may want to ask for a room that does not abut 7th..."
    chicago821, 5 months agoRead review
    "Our room was number 8 was more like a small house, but the other rooms more compact are just as good."
    Lynn W, 10 months agoRead review
    "Rooms with an outdoor patio's are nice."
    Lorena A, 11 months agoRead review
    "Choose a room with a covered outside courtyard."
    AngieSydney, over a year agoRead review
    "There are no telephones in the rooms. So make sure everything in the rooms works right after you check in."
    NnennaWestAfrica, over a year agoRead review
    "Away from the road and away from the Lucky Bean, which can be loud until 1am."
    JB4059, over a year agoRead review
    "I asked to be in one of the garden cottages. This seemed to net me a larger, more remote room."
    Andre H, over a year agoRead review
    "They all looked lovely but sizes do vary."
    Jenny K, over a year agoRead review
    "Room 3 was superb!"
    UNCBronze, over a year agoRead review
    "Love the private patio, a great place to unwind or have your coffee in the mornings."
    NickSanPedro, over a year agoRead review
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