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72 Worcester Road, Johannesburg 2193 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 21/06/13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/06/13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#4 of 401 B&Bs / Inns in Johannesburg
The Parkwood is a relaxed boutique Guest Lodge combining elements of contemporary style with classic comfort. Luxurious, private & secure accommodation in the suburb of Parkwood within walking distance of the underground train station in Rosebank.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Wine / champagne
Full body massage
Waxing services
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air purifier
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
iPod docking station
Whirlpool bathtub
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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danielswiss64 wrote a review Jun 2021
Chicago, Illinois1815 contributions252 helpful votes
We stayed for two nights prior to our flight back. Sarah and her husband are very good hosts and helpful in all you need. We needed Covid tests printed out and also needed help with calling one of the testing labs and they let us use their personal phones. The room was gorgeous and the whole property is so elegant. Breakfast was nice. Only negative was our arrival when the gate attendant seemed very suspicious about letting us enter the property and asked whether “we were sure?” that we arrived at the right place. It left a bitter taste. Security I guess is a huge deal in Johannesburg, but thus could have been handled differently.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Sarah Shonfeld, Owner at The Parkwood
Responded 18 Jun 2021
Thank you so much for your lovely review ! We really appreciate your praise and it is very gracious of you to give us 5 stars even though you were unhappy with our gatesman. We apologize for any feelings of discomfort & gather that it was a misunderstanding as a different surname was given to the one matching the actual booking but clearly not conveyed well. Thank you for choosing The Parkwood, we enjoyed having you both to stay & hope you visit again!
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lisakX7982AN wrote a review Jun 2021
Cape Town19 contributions5 helpful votes
Anyone visiting JHB needs to stay at The Parkwood. It makes your visit on business or pleasure so comfortable. Sarah and Dean are the most divine hosts, so kind, helpful and organized. Nothing has been overlooked. Attention to detail is beautiful. It’s warm and cosy with fires burning as you are welcomed in the door. The rooms are warm and have everything you need while staying away from home. Super clean and tidy. They have omelette queens in the kitchen and I could not help myself by having one every day!! Super central, close walking distances to Rosebank shops and restaurants. Plus they suggested the nicest Taxi driver called Norman who I felt 100% safe with, even leaving my bags and computers with while nipping into the shops. Well done Schonfeldt’s - I look forward to staying with you again
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Date of stay: June 2021
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from Sarah Shonfeld, Owner at The Parkwood
Responded 13 Jun 2021
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate your comments and observations especially coming from someone who has an amazing work ethic and eye for detail themselves, so we consider this high praise indeed. We hope to host you again so that you can have more delicious omelettes. Thanks so much for your support!
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Charles Shields wrote a review Dec 2020
1 contribution
Do yourself a Favour and check in here . gracious calm and no fuss. All the rooms amount to suites. Honesty bar. Pools. An understated “Transvaal ‘ farmhouse in the middle of rose bank. And make friends with Marcus . He runs the place. Enjoy.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Sarah Shonfeld, Owner at The Parkwood
Responded 01 Jan 2021
Thank you so much for your wonderful review ! So great to read encouraging comments in these times, very much appreciated.
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Sarah-Anne Orphanides wrote a review Aug 2020
Grahamstown, South Africa1 contribution
Home from home. Amazing friendly team who make you feel like you have just arrived home. Private, secure and calm - travel made easy. Perfect place for business stay or for tourist visits. Wonderful rooms, stunning fire place in the lounge, secluded swimming pools. We have been looked after so well during this challenging Covid 19 time. A real gem.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Sarah Shonfeld, Owner at The Parkwood
Responded 18 Aug 2020
Thank you so much! It is so rewarding to know that you feel safe and at home with us! We absolutely love having you and your family to stay and hope you stay with us whenever you're in Johannesburg!
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Debra S wrote a review Jul 2020
7 contributions
I only have compliments to give! Such an incredible place, with the most hospitable staff. In a time where travelling is not pleasant, they have gone out of their way to make me feel welcome and at home. Can't recommend this beautiful hotel enough.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from Sarah Shonfeld, Owner at The Parkwood
Responded 18 Aug 2020
Thank you so very much! This means a lot to us all as a team and we really hope you continue to be happy staying with us!
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US$131 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Parkwood
Which popular attractions are close to The Parkwood?
Nearby attractions include South African National Museum of Military History (1.2 km), African Craft Market of Rosebank (0.8 km), and Rosebank Sunday Market (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Parkwood?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Parkwood?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Parkwood?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Parkwood?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Parkwood?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Grillhouse Rosebank, Tashas Rosebank, and Level Four.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Parkwood?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Parkwood?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Parkwood?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct (4.1 km), Johannesburg Fort (4.1 km), and Nelson Mandela Foundation (1.5 km).