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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed here for one week and thoroughly enjoyed it. All the staff are friendly, efficient and attentive; the property and rooms are clean and well equipped for a B&B. The team go out of their way to accommodate your needs. Free Wifi wasn't the best and there was a bit of noise from the nearby highway, but not...

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Good afternoon, and thank you so much for this descriptive and informative review! I really do appreciate your feedback, and have taken into cognisance all your points raised. With regards the WiFi, unfortunately we rely on an outside source (Telkom) to provide us with the best possible signal strength, so this is something out of our control - I do...

Edenvale
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The service was excellent. We were made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The hotel room was attractive, spacious and very clean. We felt safe and the security was excellent. The hotel was close to shopping centres.

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Good morning, and thank you ever so much for taking time out of your schedule to place such a lovely review on TripAdvisor! The one thing that I particularly love about my job is the interesting stories shared with my guests, mostly centering around their reason for visiting us, be it from another province or from another country. Your story...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our two nights stay very much. Staff very helpfull. Owner Sabine is a lovely host and very reliable. Would highly recommend this guesthouse close to airport and golfcourses. Will come definitely come back when in Joburg

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you ever so much for the lovely review! It was a pleasure hosting you, and I am so pleased that you enjoyed the beautiful golf courses we have to offer! Wishing you all the best, and let me know when I can book your next 18 holes! Warm regards Sabine & Team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I enjoyed the two night stay. I were friendly welcomed and showed to my room. Everything in my room were explained to me and the room were very comfortable. My takeaway breakfast were excellent. well done!

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Hello! Baie dankie vir die pragtige kommentaar! It was such a pleasure hosting you, and I thank you for being such a lovely guest. With regards the takeaway breakfast, we all know that in order to achieve greatness during the day, the first meal should be healthy and tasty - I am pleased that you enjoyed it! We hope to...

Edenvale
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Thank you for welcoming us in your place, we had a good time and we were welcomed. For future purpose I would like to recommend to have bath tub not shower only . Keep up the good work, Thank you again.

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you ever so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! We value feedback from all our guests, as this affords us the opportunity of constantly improving our service to you, our valued guest. We do have two rooms that have both a bath and shower - next time you book, please request one of...

Edenvale
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It was a great experience for me.Room was neat and tidy and had all the necesary requierments.Guest House was located in a save area close to some shops.Liked the friendliness of all staff and didnt like that the electricity was off for couple of ours due to maintenance on power lines.

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Good afternoon - I would like to thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor - I know that life is sometimes hectic for most of us, so I appreciate that you have taken a few minutes of your time in order to give your valued opinions of our guest house. I do apologise that there was...

Newark, Delaware, United States
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a very comfortable stay at Glendower View while visiting Johannesburg, and again at the end of our SA vacation before flying home. Sabine and her staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome, including packing a breakfast picnic for an early morning departure. We felt at home, even enjoying pizza and wine on the patio...

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Merilynn and Kin! I am so pleased that you have left such a lovely review for us on this great platform called TripAdvisor - thank you ever so much, we are most grateful! I do hope that your holiday in our beautiful country far exceeded your expectations and that you will someday return to travel the parts that you...

Edenvale
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I will prefer to keep staying at Glendower View Guest House for my future travel to South Africa. The fair is reasonable and the rooms are always under short supply. Any requst from guests will be carefully attended and organized. Glad to see those passionate and lovely people again in the near future!

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you very much for your lovely review! I am pleased that you have obviously arrived home safely, and please do remember to book well in advance for your next trip! It was lovely hosting you - thank you for being such a great guest! Warm regards Sabine and Team

Kimberley, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Thank you to all the staff members at Glendower View Guest House for your great and friendly service. My stay there was lovely and close to training venue, will definitely recommend you to friends and family. Jackie

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jackie! Thank you for the lovely review - we truly appreciate it! Thank you also for indicating that you would recommend us to others - the best advertising is 'word of mouth', and I am therefore grateful to you for doing so! Until we meet again! Warm regards Sabine ~ Pakiso ~ Gloria ~ Thandi

Edenvale
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I really enjoyed my trip to Glendower View - Sabine (she also speaks German, so good if you need help with that) is an excellent host, a great service of the whole team, thank you! I got all the details in advanced, a bus shuttle was arranged, they even called me on my mobile to make sure everything is fine...

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BeanBeHappy, Manager at Glendower View Guest House, responded to this review

Guten Morgen und vielen Dank für die wundervolle Bewertung! It was such a joy hosting you! We take great pride in ensuring that our overseas, as well as local guests, arrive here safely - it is sometimes a little overwhelming for foreigners when they land in a strange (and often sadly misperceived!) country, so we ensure that from the moment...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Welcome to Glendower View Guest House – Owner-Managed with Passion! Only 10 km from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg - South Africa! We are uniquely positioned close to all major highways, shopping centers, entertainment venues and places of cultural interest with effortless access to the East Rand, West Rand, Johannesburg, north to Pretoria and south towards Vereeniging. We can offer access to First-World Shopping Facilities, Prestigious Golf Courses, Fine Dining at Excellent Restaurants in the Area, First-rate Private Hospitals with World-Class Specialists in all Medical Disciplines, Ellis Park Rugby & Athletic Stadium and are the Ideal Option for your Big 5 Stop Over en-route to the Madikwe Big 5 Game Reserve, the Waterberg Biosphere, Pilansberg National Park and the world-famous Kruger National Park. We are located in a secure quiet residential area with 24/7 security and guarded free parking on-site. The Guest House is overlooking the 13th hole of the immaculate world-renowned Glendower Golf Course. We are right on the doorstep of 16 golf courses and have a further 10 golf-courses within a 10 km radius. Glendower View Guest House is therefore the ideal place to stay for the money-conscious discerning golf-enthusiast!The 4-Star Tourism Grading Council of South Africa graded Glendower View Guest House offers corporate travelers, overseas guests and visitors to Johannesburg a tranquil and comfortable stay in one of our 10 outstandingly-decorated luxury non-smoking rooms made up to client specifications into twin or king-size beds. We believe we offer a quality value-for-money alternative to standardised hotels and will differentiate ourselves from any of your hospitality previous experiences with our personal service, commitment and attention to detail.We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glendower View Guest House

Address: 97 Edward Drive | Dowerglen, Edenvale 1609, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Edenvale
Price Range: £50 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glendower View Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The only complaint I had was noise level as sounds from the hallways and kitchen were noticeable. If you are a light sleeper, avoid room 2.”
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“The hotel is close to the N3 despite overlooking the golf course, so noise levels can be distracting but after the first night it wasnt too bad.”
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