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Absolute Farenden Apartments

396 Farenden Street Arcadia, Pretoria 0083 South Africa
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#2 of 9 cottages in Pretoria
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Absolute Farenden Apartments was established in 2010 with the aim to offer a homely, spacious, but sophisticated accommodation atmosphere and designed with the intent to move away from the conventional hotel room allowing guests the option of preparing their own meals in a fully equipped kitchen. Rated a four star by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. Our rooms all have air conditioning, selected DSTV channels, Wi-Fi connection, 24 hour security and the surrounding location offers various shopping malls, banks and restaurants.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Concierge
Laundry service
Secured parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
Separate dining area
Sofa
Iron
Tile / marble floor
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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4.0 of 5 stars
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Kim wrote a review Mar 2022
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Poor staff professionalism,poor cleanliness, major internet issues , rude staff .All in all not worth only the location is good .very loud during the nights . Oven doesn’t work . Helpful manger if you don’t get in his bad side .Not above threatening to kick you out if you complain to much even though the issues are there fault .
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Carel Minnie wrote a review Mar 2021
28 contributions4 helpful votes
Affordable and a great place to stay... Near everything!!! Quiet street and lovely staff... aircon room, with a lovely bed.. Feels like you are at home!!! Friendly staff and helpful all the time... Worth every penny!!! Best place in Pretoria! Absolute Farenden apartments will see us again!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Louis P wrote a review Mar 2021
37 contributions5 helpful votes
Friendly staff, great rooms. VERY HOMELY FEEL. Quiet street. Lovely bed. All you need kitchen. Power shower! New, modern chic apartment... The best and most affordable place to stay in Pretoria! THANK YOU!!!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Neli Michelle wrote a review Jul 2019
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This place is truly home away from home. I've stayed here twice (March & June 2019) and I've been thoroughly impressed both times. The rooms are adequately sized, very clean & fresh, all necessary amenities & kitchenware modern and well serviced. Not to mention the kindness & friendliness of the staff Susan & George who go the extra mile if they need to in order to make us comfortable! Many thanks for an experience well worth every penny. See you again soon ;)
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Corner studios have slightly bigger showers.
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DazzaB777 wrote a review May 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa290 contributions300 helpful votes
This is an apartment done up with all the right amenities and serviced. Space and size adequate but really no frills here. I am not a fan of bathrooms that have light stained tiles that keep you guessing what the different marks are. A bathroom mat could go a long way in easing that suspicion. Remote that did not work is inconvenient when the security is asleep but to still work on lock and key in 2019 is a further security risk. As an apartment it scores a 7 out of 10 for cost benefit ratio. If you looking for a more hotel type environment this would drop to 5/10.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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DA Musa wrote a review Apr 2019
New York City, New York210 contributions42 helpful votes
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We have had to spend few nights away from home as a result of power outage. This property, close to Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Arcadia, Pretoria is functioning and most importantly, well kept and clean. The corner unit on the first floor is spacious. It is a self catering, has a full kitchen, fridge, dishwasher and provide all the utensils required. Unfortunately, the washer inside the room is not functioning but staffs are always ready to assist with washing and drying of our clothes. Guests were provided with a remote to access the main entrance of property. Parking is plenty and it is in a safe and secured area. Good for a long stay but not accessible for those with physical challenges as it has no elevator and all rooms are on first floor upwards.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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alexstarbuck wrote a review Apr 2019
16 contributions6 helpful votes
Stay here a few times but not nearly enough. This place is clean. Great value and safe. Always a pleasure staying with them. I will recommend for a business stop over trip with rooms giving you all comfort of home.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Yolanda M wrote a review Sept 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa20 contributions
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This place is amazing. You get welcomed at a lovely reception area with recent magazines. You ushered into your room that is fantastic. Best state of the art furniture. Spacious units. It’s so relaxing. Home away from home👌
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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Chantelle S wrote a review Aug 2018
22 contributions8 helpful votes
We were a big group. Marie handled the booking and the whole process thereafter like a pro. Excellent excellent excellent! The rooms are stunning and the breakfast was super delicious. Will definitely stay there again and recommend to everybody. Real value for money.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Room Tip: all the rooms are stunning!
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Jane Y wrote a review Aug 2018
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
The apartments were beautiful - many of them were loft apartments. A room can comfortably fit 3 people. One on the couch and two on the bed for the loft apartments. It also has an equipped kitchen for cooking. The stairs are slippery though! Please be careful. Perhaps the management can do something about the varnish. Would not hesitate to visit again.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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PRICE RANGE
R 707 - R 956 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengPretoria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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Frequently Asked Questions about Absolute Farenden Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Absolute Farenden Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Loftus Versfeld Stadium (0.4 km), University of Pretoria Museums (1.1 km), and Loftus Park (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Absolute Farenden Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Absolute Farenden Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Absolute Farenden Apartments?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Absolute Farenden Apartments?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Absolute Farenden Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Harries Pancakes, Cafe 41, and Elements@Church.
Does Absolute Farenden Apartments have airport transportation?
Yes, Absolute Farenden Apartments offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Absolute Farenden Apartments?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Absolute Farenden Apartments?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Union Buildings (1.2 km), Sammy Marks House (3.0 km), and Melrose House (2.9 km).
Does Absolute Farenden Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.