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Johannesburg
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had a very pleasant stay at Rivonia B&B. With a large group traveling with kids, we were easily accommodated and the kids were very comfortable around the property. The rooms were neat and tidy, breakfast was great each morning and with it being a busy weekend, staff really did try to keep everything rolling smoothly and everyone happy. A...

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review. We're so glad that that you and the kids had a good time. We send our best regards and hope to see you all again soon. From Gerard & Jill Marais & the Rivonia B&B team.

Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Rivonia B&B was my first bed and breakfast experience. Both my son and I really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful place. When I booked a room, I forgot to mention that we would need a room with two beds. Dianne was so nice to accommodate our needs upon our arrive. Since we arrived very early to Johannesburg, we had...

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for writing in. Your wonderful review is a real inspiration to us, our managers and staff. When next you visit ask for our shuttle bus to take you to local restaurants and shops. Within the Rivonia area our shuttle service is free during working hours. Please visit us again soon! Best regards. Gerard & Jill Marais &...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We've just had a lovely 4 night stay. The service on checking in was friendly and helpful, and the room perfect for our needs. It had a small kitchenette for self catering needs, and generally very comfortable. The breakfast in the morning is amazing catering for every taste. The location is perfect as well. We highly recommend and will be...

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you loved your stay. Thank you, too, for your kind comments about our breakfasts, our rooms and the service. We look forward to seeing you again in the very near future. Best wishes from Gerard & Jill Marais & the Rivonia B&B team.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Rivonia B&B is an oasis in Jo'burg. The grounds are immaculate, the rooms are impeccable, and the staff is amazing. We arrived as a group of three couples after three weeks of bush camps of Botswana and a few days at Victoria Falls. Gerard and Jules provide a 5-star experience couple with staff that are more than eager to please....

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We loved having you stay with us. We enjoy providing a 5-star service whilst also making new friends along the way. Please return again soon. Best wishes from Gerard & Jill Marais & the Rivonia B&B team.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stayed in the self-catering apartment. The place was clean and well laid out and the kitchen was well equipped. Reception staff were friendly and helpful. Restaurant staff could improve their English. Overall excellent.

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing in. We're glad to hear that you found everything to your liking. Your comment regarding our restaurant staff has been seriously noted. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes. Gerard & Jill Marais & the Rivonia B&B team.

Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Great to know this location the place in Jozi to stay over , clean,comfortable,lovely room and well equipped, staff very friendly and courtages and well informed, great breakfast with interaction with customers, beautiful set up feeks like home

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so glad you felt at home during your stay. Our managers and staff are exceptional; so thank you for saying all those good things about them. Best wishes and we hope to see you again soon! Gerard & Jill Marais

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My night at Rivonia B & B was really great , checked in quite late but that was not a problem as l walked into a very very warm room. Breakfast in the morning was just as good , fresh , enjoyable, l loved it.

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We thank you for your review. We like to give our guests a 'warm' welcome on cold, wintry nights; so glad you enjoyed the under floor heating. We also love food, thus we try to make our breakfasts the very best ever. Please visit us again soon! Best wishes from Gerard & Jill Marais and the Rivonia B&B team.

Burgersfort, South Africa
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I have been a very happy guest at Rivonia B&B for many years and had the privilege of hosting a conference in their new Business Centre recently. Wow, what a pleasure, state of the art equipment, adaptable to specific needs of the conference, convenient, comfortable, great rates, excellent food and the support and service from all staff involved was just...

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We were thrilled to receive your review. We're glad to hear that our new Business Centre met all your needs with regard to equipment and service. Delegates sleeping over and enjoying dinner together does make it easier. Thank you for your support over so many years. Much appreciated. Best regards. Gerard & Jill Marais & the Rivonia B&B team

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Since my first visit to Rivonia B&B in 2010, I have stayed numerous times with my family or for business at the B&B. Every time it is a pleasure. The rooms, beds and facilities are splendid; breakfast you do not want to miss and they even serve diner now. This all for a very competitive price, in a very safe...

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jillymSouthAfrica, Owner at Rivonia Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your most complimentary review and we thank you for your support over the last six years. You may have noticed that we love food; thus we try to make both breakfasts and dinners 'an experience' for our guests. We're so glad you mentioned Rivonia's history. It is one of the most historically pivotal places in South Africa's...

Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We loved this place! We were on an overnight layover. They had an airport shuttle service for a nominal fee, picked us up from the airport and then helped us plan our day in Joburg. The staff is extremely helpful. The breakfast was lovely. The room was beautiful and so peaceful! I highly recommend this place whether you have an...

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Thank you for choosing us for your overnight layover. Thank you, too, for your kind comments; we're very proud of our staff and our guest house and we love to make our guests feel at home. Please visit us when next you visit South Africa. Our very best wishes. Gerard and Jill Marais.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This award winning, country-style guest house is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, within a security area. Attractive, well-equipped rooms, each with its own entrance, nestle amongst trees in a large rambling garden. Strategically located in Sandton, north of Johannesburg, Rivonia B&B offers easy access to all major highways and is within easy reach of the Mall of Africa, Sandton City, the Sandton Convention Centre, Gallagher Estate, the Barnyard Theatre, Montecasino and Sunninghill and Morningside Clinics. Mouth watering breakfasts, buffet & cooked-to-order, are served daily. Dinners are served Mondays - Thursdays (by arrangement). A shuttle service is available for transfers to & from OR Tambo & Lanseria Airports (charges apply). Rivonia B&B offers free internet access and DSTV (the hotel bouquet). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivonia Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3 River Road, Rivonia, Sandton, Johannesburg | Johannesburg, Gauteng, Edenburg 2128, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Edenburg
Price Range: $110 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivonia Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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