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Woodpecker's Inn Guest House

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29 Driedoring Avenue Glen Marais X1, Kempton Park 1619 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 21/02/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/02/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 88 B&Bs / Inns in Kempton Park
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Woodpecker’s Inn Guesthouse is situated in Glen Marais x1, Kempton Park and surrounded by Ekurhuleni’s’ developing Aerotropilis. We are 8 km from OR Tambo International Airport, to the South Jet Park, Bonaero Park and Benoni North. On the West we have Isando, Spartan and Long Meadow. On the Northern side we have EsselenPark, Witfontein and Olifantsfontein. The East we have the newly established Plumbago and Riverfield Industrial Parks. We are close to the R21 with the Benoni, Pomona and Voortrekker on & off ramps which make accessibility quite effective. We have two Gautrain stations close by, the airport and Rhodesfield stations. Woodpecker’s Inn Guesthouse offer 15 en suite bedrooms, a small meeting/conference room for up to 15 people. There is a huge pool and Lapa which is available for small functions. We also have self-catering options available. Breakfast and dinner is served in a sunny dining room overlooking a quint courtyard. Woodpecker’s Inn Guesthouse is owner managed, who lives on the premises and boast the best personal service you will experience anywhere! At Woodpecker’s Inn Guesthouse we pride ourselves in offering you a four star Guest House at 3 star rates that simply make your life easier.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Casino and Gambling
Golf course
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Aerobics offsite
Bowling offsite
Patio
Water park offsite
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Microwave
Minibar
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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wilhelm745 wrote a review Mar 2020
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I was surprised to find this hidden gem, perfect location, incredible personalized service and run by the owners. Security was in place and always felt safe. A definite yes for another visit to Kempton Park area.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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shaunpillay2020 wrote a review Mar 2020
Polokwane, South Africa1 contribution
Friendly people, Excellent service I would recommend this Guest house to all for family and business stay overs. It is in close proximity to eating houses, shopping venue, airport and is situated in a quaint and peaceful neighbourhood.
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Response from marnielouw, General Manager at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House
Responded 15 Mar 2020
Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are always looking forward to your next visit.
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Trevor D wrote a review Feb 2020
Tokai, South Africa44 contributions7 helpful votes
We decided to take a weekend breakaway to Johannesburg and found this charming inn on the web. We were delighted to find such a gem upon arrival. The owners are extremely friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed our time at Woodpecker's inn and will surely be back.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from marnielouw, General Manager at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House
Responded 19 Feb 2020
We are glad that you have enjoyed your romantic weekend with us!! Give us a heads up next tie that its for a romantic weekend and we will make it more memorable for you!! we hope we will see you back at Woodpecker's Inn Guesthouse real soon!
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christosmith wrote a review Feb 2020
Port Elizabeth, South Africa1 contribution
Service was very professional and friendly. Rooms clean and neat and comfortable. Location is central and easy near shops and air port. Personal touch in room was a nice and let you feel welcome and at home. Will definitely stay again there, Thank you for your hospitality.
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Response from marnielouw, General Manager at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Thank you for your review, we are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to your net visit.
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charmainewegner wrote a review Feb 2020
Richards Bay, South Africa1 contribution
A huge thank you to the staff for the excellent service and for being so friendly and welcoming. I highly reccommend Woodpecker's Inn Guest House. I would most definatly stay here again. The food was amazing !!!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from marnielouw, General Manager at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to your next stay!
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PRICE RANGE
US$46 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgKempton Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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Frequently Asked Questions about Woodpecker's Inn Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Heartbeats of Africa (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Angus Grill, Mugg & Bean, and Burger Bistro Kempton Park.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Woodpecker's Inn Guest House have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Woodpecker's Inn Guest House offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
Yes, laundry service and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Does Woodpecker's Inn Guest House offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Woodpecker's Inn Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.