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Durban
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016

African Roots Guest House is one of the best places I've stayed. The service was outstanding, the room was comfortable and the food was great. I would recommend African Roots Guest House to anyone, business or pleasure.

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Thank robynp2016
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

The rooms are decorated with a mixture of African/Indonesian/Indian decor. Original art used in all rooms and dining area. Pleasant rooms and friendly staff. The surroundings are restful with large trees. Pleasant pool area.

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Thank Alfred B
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Guest houses that are run by the owners are always the best. While this guest house offers a high standard (clean, spacious and safe) it also has a personal and friendly feel. Beautiful gardens, friendly staff and GREAT food!

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Thank miaekman8
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 24 November 2015

I arrived in Polokwane in the evening Sunday only to find that I was not booked. This is where I usually stay, because they knew the travel company, they eventually booked us in without hassles. The payments were sorted out in the morning. Because of the staff willingness to go beyond her scope of duty, it left an impressive memories.... More 

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africanroots, Owner at African Roots Guest House, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to host regular guests. Our policy is to keep a booking even though it is sometimes not confirmed in time. We will always go out of our way to accommodate our guests and luckily it can all be sorted out in the morning. Traveling far on a Sunday night one expects to be met by... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Very relaxing atmosphere! Nice quality linen and I loved the all night function of the electric blanket! Very friendly and helpful staff. The fully stocked bar fridge was very convenient. I will for sure stay there again.

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Thank Hildegard C
Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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73 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We have stayed at African Roots Guest House on a number of occasions having tried a few other Lodges and enjoying African Roots the most. The Guest House is quiet and the rooms are perfectly adequate for our needs. The breakfasts are excellent and staff are always very pleasant and helpful. If I had to complain about any shortcomings, it... More 

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Thank Ant K
Germiston
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Had a lovely stay. Next time I would just like to stay in one of the front rooms. The studio is too far to the back and very quiet. As a woman alone walking to my room was a bit scary. I would however stay there again. The service was excellent.

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Thank 381adeleh
Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa
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125 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

The only reason I've given it a 4 instead of a 5 is because the Internet can sometimes be a problem and the dstv channels are very limited. Other than that the staff are incredible and the service is really good. The standard room we stayed in (9) is spacious, has a nice view of the pool, plenty of cupboard... More 

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Thank Lara V
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Always great and friendly service. They pay attention to detail such as my travel times and arrangements are done and in place before I even arrive. Room was clean, neat and tidy. Here you feel at home

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Thank Christelle L
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2015

slightly over priced for the type of accommodation it is. I think it is influenced by the pricing in and around the Polokwane area and for that reason - it has a fairly competitive price range. Thank you

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Roots Guest House is a tranquil guesthouse catering for business and leisure accommodation. We offer you a quiet, comfortable and affordable stay with warm hospitality and a relaxed atmosphere. Situated perfectly between the city centre and the established suburbs of Bendor and Welgelegen the guesthouse is close to a variety of cinemas, restaurants and malls which are located within easy travel distance. The guesthouse is part of the original farmhouse built in 1928. The original steel pressed ceilings and oregon pine floors have been retained and the architecture has been adapted to a more contemporary style. A variety of accommodation is catered for to suit different needs and all units have individual entrances onto the garden and pool. The upmarket rooms have their own lounge and fireplace and are stylishly furnished with a range of antique and contemporary furniture and local artwork. All units have a television with MNET and DSTV, a mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities. A Full English breakfast is served accompanied with fresh seasonal fruit, cereal and yogurt. Dinner is served on request. Secure parking with remote access control is provided. The guesthouse offers a 24-hr wireless internet zone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Roots Guest House

Address: 58A Devenish Street | 29°28'5. 2"E 23°54'4. 7S, Polokwane 0699, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Polokwane
Price Range: $67 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — African Roots Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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