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13 5th Street Houghton, Johannesburg 2198 South Africa
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#53 of 400 B&Bs / Inns in Johannesburg
Foxwood House is stylish and unpretentious. Antique furniture with Wi-Fi and all the modern conveniences. We offer a warm caring service, respectful of our guests' privacy. Conference venues for small to larger groups; superb traditional cuisine; 9 garden suites, 2 in the old manor house; weekend theatre. In large grounds, surrounded by lush gardens and ancient trees. We have swans, ducks, peacocks and Simon, a loving German Shepherd. Centrally situated, close to the M1 freeway connecting Johannesburg with Pretoria. A few minutes drive from the major business districts of Rosebank and Sandton.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Golf course
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Secured parking
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Car hire
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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gladders2017 wrote a review Dec 2019
London, United Kingdom4 contributions
My wife and I has a really nice stay for 5 days at Foxwood. We enjoyed the very relaxed atmosphere, kind hospitality and super service. What more do you want? I recommend Foxwood without any reservation.
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: December 2019
Response from foxwood13, Owner at Foxwood House
Responded 31 Dec 2019
Thank you. You have no idea how much your kind words mean to all of us. It is the most inspiring encouragement all of us can receive - your recognition of our service to give our visitors the best we can. A wonderful 2020 to you!
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maureencoetzee wrote a review Dec 2019
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This is the most wonderful, secluded, B&B in Johannesburg. The old house, forest-like gardens and swans and ducks on the pond, takes one back to a different era - one without hooting taxis and incessant city noise. But for those on a working visit or looking for entertainment, it's just a few minutes from Rosebank and the Johannesburg CBD. The staff are very friendly and really put themselves out to help with anything and everything. My absolute favourite place to stay in Johannesburg.
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: December 2019
Response from Pieter de Vos, Owner at Foxwood House
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Dear Maureen It is indeed my good fortune that I did not notice your wonderful review when it was submitted in December - as it is as welcome as a spring morning to see it for the first time now, during lockdown in Johannesburg! Thank you. I shall send it to all staff wherever they may found themselves now. Kind regards.
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db2ernst wrote a review Nov 2019
Vaerloese, Denmark49 contributions14 helpful votes
I stayed at Foxwood 2 times at end the end of October and start of November and was very impressed by this wonderful place, the service and the friendly people at this hotel. Very recomendable! Thank you for the upgrade :-)
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Date of stay: October 2019
Response from foxwood13, Owner at Foxwood House
Responded 08 Nov 2019
Thank you for your kind words. We were impressed with your courtesy. You do not have to thank us for the upgrade - it is the natural thing to do when you have a room open to make your guest's stay more comfortable.
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O6852QGinfo wrote a review Oct 2019
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The setting, and the room - superb! Lighting in room and bathroom far too weak. The internet - pathetic, which is not good enough for a businessman. Had to ask for toilet paper all the time. Breakfast lacking personal touch - ran out of fruit, no bowls, no spoons, sloppy service, etc, very amateurish.
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2019
Response from foxwood13, Owner at Foxwood House
Responded 31 Oct 2019
I sincerely regret your experience of service as we pride ourselves on our informal friendly service and personal attention to our guests' needs. I have called the staff in to discuss your TripAdvisor report to sensitise them to the kind of problems you encountered. Vuyelwa, who is dedicated to the Mary Oates suite, especially wishes to apologize about the the toilet paper, and Mavis and Tony Ndlovu who look after our guests for breakfast, have been made aware of the problems you experienced. I am surprised that there were no spoons, and whilst informal, there is no reason that they should come across as amateurish. Thank you for your comments. The Internet service has been 'varied' to say the least following power outages. But our Fibre Line capacity has to be exceptionally high as we are producers of TV programmes, and broadcast programmes are uploaded from here, and sometimes downloaded when they are returned, within a matter of an hour or two. Your suite the Mary Oates - even though at the furthest point in our gardens - should have easy and regular access and is the suite of choice for one of our renowned national Internet executives. We are having the problem looked into tomorrow. As owner, I live on the property and personally manage the property. I would have loved to have fixed your problems for you during your stay, and I do regret that you had to experience these problems whilst help was 'at hand'!
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hentiesmit7 wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Best service, Best food, Best company, Best comfort, Best value for money!! Always very relaxing atmosphere, the leafy roof, the garden and architecture gives you a sence of the past victorian era. Current owners does a perfect job in preserving a very special part of South African history with this jewel
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
Response from foxwood13, Owner at Foxwood House
Responded 20 Oct 2019
Thank you. We try our best and really appreciate this message from you.
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US$84 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
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