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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Stayed on two separate occasions during my trip around southern Africa. Really friendly, well-kept, secure place to stay, right by the airport and highway but very quiet. Simple breakfast of toast and cereal included. Good wifi but only in the morning and evening. Good kitchen facilities for self-catering, and walkable to decent restaurant at Protea.

Thank Peteclark87
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We had a horrible experience our first night in Johannesburg and had to book a new hostel to stay in. Showing up exhausted and terrified at Shoestring's we met with such kindness I cannot but recommend staying here. The owner collected us from the train station when we arrived from our first hostel, drove us to and from the station...

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 29 December 2014

My first experience in joburg was made easy and homely because of the helping hand.I met other travelers here too....i wish I notified the owner before hand to get a free pick up from the airport which I didn't.....and its funny how it's expensive to transport people to nearby places from the airport. Rob and Brian made my stay worth...

Thank 5faith
Strongsville, Ohio
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Rob is a great host! The Rooms offered plenty of storage, they were secure. The beds are very comfortable and the showers were warm. The price was right.. It is a great Guest house with breakfast in the morning.

Thank ChuckandHollie
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2014

My review may be biased since I stayed here after a really nice safari lodge, but here goes. Main good points: super close to the airport, cheap and airport transfers with friendly owner. also the toilet near our room was broken and when asked was promptly fixed Main bad points: there were a lot of ants crawling on our nightstand,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2014

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2014

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 June 2014

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Additional Information about Shoestrings Airport Lodge

Address: Kempton Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: £23 - £26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“I got a private room with an ensuite, and it was definitely worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles caseyc638, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead and rob will bend over backwards for you”
 of 5 bubbles ChuckandHollie, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“choose twin beds, the bunk beds look sketchy”
 of 5 bubbles adventuretraveler090, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There seems to be only one ensuite room so you would need to book ahead to get that.”
 of 5 bubbles VJ153, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There is a dorm available, or private rooms. We like the outside room for repacking after our month long safaris!”
 of 5 bubbles malonetravels2, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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