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The Diplomat Guesthouse

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 July 2010

This hotel hugely underperformed considering it is a "4 star" and costs a lot of money per night. Let me list the three top of mind ways: 1) Power outages multiple times a day; 2) Out of 4 days of showers, two of those were cold; 3) Room decor is ridiculous from the 1960s and full of flowers; 4) Beds...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 May 2010

On our trip to SA we decided to visit Pretoria spontaneously and found this hotel in de Lonely Planet. Stylish place, nice and safe neighbourhood with restaurants in walking-distance. Very good beds that were big enough for me (2 m.). The only downside is that the advertised free wireless internet is quota based, which happened to be used up when...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2010

Arcadia is my favourite part of Pretoria with wide mansion-lined streets dripping in Jacaranda blossoms and convienient to all the freeways as well as the business areas of central Pretoria and the nightlife and restaurants of Hatfield. Centurion and Menlyn are 10-15 minutes away but in the same direction as the rush hour traffic. I have stayed here three times...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4-Star Guesthouse. Victorian home, elegance in decor. Peaceful garden with ample safe parking. 45 Min drive from the ORT Airport, close to most embassies, tourist sites,university,State Theatre,hospitals and the CBD. Easy walking to restaurants, Loftus sporting stadium shopping malls. Exceptional service and hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Diplomat Guesthouse

Address: 822 Arcadia Street | Arcadia, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Diplomat Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8

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