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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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231 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Rooms,Friendly staff and Breakfast always great.Make sure you request a river view as they are right on the banks of the Orange River with secure parking.Would be great if there was at least a bottle of water in the room fridge - That is my only gripe

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Thank trevor312564
Cape Town
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97 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The saving grace of this establishment is it's beautiful location - right on the Orange River. The front rooms are spacious - the rear rooms rather cramped. My shower went hot and cold and I could hear all the goings on in adjacent rooms. Breakfast is ample.

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1 Thank TouristGuide
Pretoria, South Africa
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38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Stunning location on the Orange River. The sunsets are beautiful. Safe and secure parking. The rooms are large and very comfortable with all the amenities required. The breakfast is excellent. Highly recommended as a stop over. This was our third stay here and we will be back.

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1 Thank Diether K
Centurion, South Africa
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We recently travelled from Lime Acres to Augrabies Falls National Park with my father and his wife; upon our drive back home we spent the night at Affinity Guesthouse in Upington (apparently my father has spent a night there on numerous occasions in the past; it is his preferred accommodation in Upington). Our room had an amazing river view; the... More 

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2 Thank xlizellek
Johannesburg, South Africa
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201 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We stayed for one night on our trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town (the long way round!) and found it efficient, clean and well priced. The breakfast was good and the room, while basic, was airconditioned - Wifi was throughout and the view of the river was special.

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3 Thank Roddy P
Pretoria, South Africa
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here as part of our honeymoon road trip through South Africa. My husband has stayed here before, while working and he loves it. Magda was so friendly and welcoming. The room had an amazing view over the river and was very comfortable. I'll definitely be back :-)

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2 Thank Sandybsp
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We have stayed here before but keep coming back when we visit Upington as it is consistently good. The staff are pleasant, rooms are very good and clean and breakfasts excellent - what more could one need? We always try and arrive early so that we can spend a peaceful afternoon on the verandah overlooking the river.

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2 Thank Anne C
Melbourne
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92 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We booked this accommodation late as we had some issues with tyres on our vehicle. The room was spacious, well appointed and clean. The bed was good, the view over the river pleasant- everything worked. No complaints. We can recommend the establishment.

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1 Thank Daniel M
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We arrived in Upington after dark. Decided to drive down towards the river. The only guesthouse in the street with their lights on and obviously open for business was the Affinity. We were well received and had a very comfortable night. Would stay again.

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Thank Charlotte M
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

When staying close to the river you should expect cold nights. This guesthouse is no exception especially as it is situated in an area that gets extremely hot in summer. The tiled floors may be cool in summer but bring your slippers as there are very small carpets in the room. Ample blankets and airconditioners help to break the cold... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: 4 Budler Street, Upington 8800, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Number of rooms: 26
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Front, facing river. They are more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles TouristGuide, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Down stairs rooms are easier to get to”
 of 5 bubbles dietherk, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We love to be downstairs for easy access to our car”
 of 5 bubbles AnneC195, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for river facing rooms when you book, the others feels a bit boxed in.”
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Dining room
 of 5 bubbles Phlip_10, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the 2nd floor have a great view with patio.”
 of 5 bubbles lucky_e, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
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