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    The Jays Guest House

    61 Kitchener Road | Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 8630
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    Overview
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good25%
    • Average1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Kitchenette
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 54 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Warm welcome, clean rooms, very quite and peaceful. Would recommend this guest house to anyone. Everything that you require is available in the rooms. From flat screen TV to DSTV with a lot of channels to choose from, Free WIFI.

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    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    Very helpful and considerate owners. The room was cosy, clean and caters to all needs. Fast WiFi. Property is neat and we'll kept. The property is easy to locate and parking is off road and secure. A pleasant stay.

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    Response from John K, Owner at The Jays Guest HouseResponded 24 September 2017

    We have recently upgraded our internet to fibre so are pleased that our guests are happy with the WI-FI. Also added recently are a water tank and a generator to cater for increasing cut-offs from an ageing infrastructure. Thank you for the review.

    Reviewed 2 July 2017

    The rooms were clean, comfortable and the Jay and his wife are devine and very dear people, always willing to help and accomodate a guest with all kind of extraordinary requests. We had a wonderful stay and the areas is absolutely beautiful.More

    Thank biancagreyvenstein
    Response from John K, Owner at The Jays Guest HouseResponded 24 September 2017

    We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to greeting you again. Did you know that during 2017 nearly two thirds of our guests have visited us before! This is the highest number of repeats we have ever had. Thank you...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    This is a great place to stay in a quiet area. The room has all you need plus more. My hosts, Jane and John, are really doing everything to ensure a wonderful experience. All facilities are well maintained in a beautiful setting. The guesthouse is...More

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    Response from John K, Owner at The Jays Guest HouseResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you for giving us such a nice review. Especially, considering that you had the smallest and oldest room and that we were away and had left the Guest House in charge of our locum/manager whilst we were gone. From all accounts, our manager did...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    Spacious, comfortable pretty cottage in beautiful English counrry setting with the perfect hosts. Well positioned close to restaurants and near enough to shops. Peaceful setting. Felt like we were in the country.More

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    Response from John K, Manager at The Jays Guest HouseResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you for your kind words. We have a lot of fun with our guests and could not wish for a better way to spend our days. The location of our property, being close to the city with all its amenities and also having a...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$48 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Pietermaritzburg
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    Room Tips
    "All the rooms are great and quiet."
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    "Rooms at back of property overlooking main house have outside veranda sitting area & are fanastic"
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    "Camelia cottages are my favourite."
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    "Please mount towel rails on the wall in the bathroom. The little towel holder is fine for clean dry towels..."
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