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Browns at 137 High Street Grahamstown

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Overview
137 High Street, Grahamstown 6139 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A worthwhile place to stay on a visit to Grahamstown. No restaurant but there are good coffeehouses and food places nearby. The place has been recently revamped by the new management and everything was more than acceptable.

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Thank JimH2440
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Thanks again for a really enjoyable stay. Theo was once again so helpful and willing to help in any way .... I will always recommend Browns to anyone asking about accommodation in Grahamstown. We will be back.

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Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Found this as a last minute booking during the national arts festival when all other places were booked. Great location and loved the room! Electric blankets were great for the winter. Love the bathroom. Staff was nice and did a tour for us even though...More

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Thank dhamee654751
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Superb stay at Browns. Walked to most shows and Village Green. Room was comfortable, clean and quiet. Theodore, Nicky, Oscar and staff genuinely cared. Enjoyed delicious meals in front of mellow fire to end perfect days.

Thank liz970
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Browns located on the top end of town is ideally located to the few decent restaurants in town. The service is good and the owner is super helpful and easy going. The rooms are nice and large with comfortable beds. Bathrooms a little small but...More

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137 High Street Guest House and Restaurant is perfectly situated adjacent to Rhodes University and within easy walking distance of the High Court, private schools, museums, shops and restaurants. This More historic guest house, with its solid yellow wood floors and ceilings provides the discerning traveller with a home away from home in an ambience of old-world charm. Piet Retief, a well known Voortrekker was instrumental in the building of 137 High Street. 137 High Street is graded as a 3 star guest house by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. Our seven tastefully furnished bedrooms are all en-suite and 100% white cotton adorns all beds. Other facilities include : TV (M-Net) ~ Free Wi-Fi connection ~ Electric Blankets ~ Heaters ~ Tea / Coffee making facilities ~ Comfortable, Private Guest Lounge ~ Secure Off Street Parking. There is also an eighth room which is a small flat behind the guest house and its facilities include: TV ~ 2 Single Beds with Electric Blankets ~ Heater ~ Tea / Coffee making facility ~ Comfortable, Small Lounge / Kitchen area ~ Secure Off Street Parking Hairdryers available on request Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$72 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$72 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
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Traveller (9)
Dining (1)
Room & Suite (1)
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"There are few rooms, and they are not all the same size."
ElSeamus
22 Jul 2017
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"Accessibility - on the door-step of Rhodes Univ."
brianfQ3331OT
01 Apr 2017
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"Get a room upstairs...."
98krissb
13 Oct 2014
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