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Malikana Guesthouse

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Malikana guesthouse is just that, a small guesthouse, and it is not a hotel. It was a bit like being at home. It was very clean and comfortable but the rooms are on the small side and are not what I would call luxurious. The food was good home cooking served buffet style. The guest house is in a...

Thank thevinnie
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Malikana guesthouse was just like coming home. So welcoming. It was very clean and comfortable. The food was amazing. So happy to have met such great people. Convenient location to the airport without having to deal with a lot of traffic. Very accommodating

Thank Debby021
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We needed to book a last minute place in Jo'burg for one night at the end of a tour and were recommended the Malikana by friends and we certainly weren't disappointed. Sookie and Borendt were amazingly hospitable and catered for our every need. Even though we were a bit late, they arranged dinner and took care of airport transfers for...

Thank williammichaelis2
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Home Sweet Home in Joberg. Husband & Wife hosts are fantastic to make you feel comfortable and the Breakfast & Dinner is not to miss. We stayed here first time in March 2016 with a tour. Now we have stayed here 2 more times since the tour has been completed. This is the only place to stay on your Journey...

Thank Mia L
London, Ontario Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed at Soekie's place 2 nights, before and after our trip to Kruger National Park. It is a very clean, organized guesthouse. On our return stay, it felt like we were "going home". Soekie is a warm caring individual who wants everyone to feel at home while they stay with her. Meals were traditional African dishes and were delicious.

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was a last minute change of accommodation and I we expected more. The owners are very kind, no issue there. The wifi only works in the office which can be cramped and not suitable for a private conversation. I thought it would be reasonable to be able to access tea and coffee in the guest house as opposed to...

Thank Jaya N
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Loved staying with Soekie at Malikana Guesthouse for two nights in November (1st and 6th). We arrived in Joburg and Soekie was right there to great us at the airport and take us to her home. From the time we arrived until we reluctantly had to leave she treated us like family. I was traveling with g adventures and luckily...

Thank Pam64
Norwich, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Don't know where to start,but this place is AMAZING! First bed and breakfast experience and it was the best. Very warm and felt so much like HOME! Food was absolutely amazing. If we ever go back we will definitely consider staying here again.

Thank Stephanie V
Volcano, Hawaii
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Malikana Guesthouse is located in Kempton Park, about 15 minutes from the airport. It is a great starting place for a safari. The place is very welcoming, thanks to the owner, Soukie, who looks after guests every need. I came in early morning and she arranged a tour of Johannesburg for me before I was to meet up with...

Thank carole0809
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My girlfriend and I spent 2 nights at Malikana Guesthouse before our Kruger Safari offered by G Adventures and 2 additional nights after. Everything there is to say can be said by telling that we already recommended the guesthouse to everybody we talked to so far (Friends & Family). Soekie and her team do an outstanding job in making your...

Thank Matthias H

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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Rufus001061, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are fantastic- but don't stay in them- go mingle with the other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles KHambright, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great but the soaker bath tub in the room in the house itself was a great way to end a fantastic trip!”
 of 5 bubbles 795tamij, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I think all the outside rooms are similar. Some had more of a kitchen than others.”
 of 5 bubbles gailp181, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The elephant room was lovely in the courtyard,”
 of 5 bubbles Ben_Houghton78, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
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