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1 Solomon Street Beaconsfield, Kimberley 8301 South Africa
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#18 of 88 in Kimberley
The Solomon is a self-catering guest house in Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa. The main house was built C1910 and has been tastefully converted and furnished with high quality fixtures and fittings. All guest rooms have queen-size bed (4 rooms also have a single bed and 2 rooms also have a bunk bed), writing desk, DSTV flat screen TV, ensuite with shower (two rooms have a bath), free WiFi, aircon, heaters + electric blanket. All bedding and towels are provided. Extensive gardens with sitting areas, braai area, mature trees and shrubs, ample secure parking.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Secured parking
Free internet
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Kids' outdoor play equipment
BBQ facilities
Outdoor furniture
Plunge pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Sun deck
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
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Air conditioning
Private bathrooms
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Electric kettle
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Non-smoking rooms
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Furbrain2015 wrote a review Dec 2016
Swellendam, South Africa41 contributions16 helpful votes
Clean and comfortable. Self catering. Prepare your food in a lovely large kitchen. Value for money. Walking distance to a very nice pub/restaurant. Don't get too excited about the swimming pool!. Still well worth the money.
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Date of stay: December 2016
Response from rickj546, Guest Relations Manager at The Solomon
Responded 01 Jan 2017
Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your stay (the dipping pool really is only a dipping pool).
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Claes T wrote a review Nov 2016
Bålsta125 contributions36 helpful votes
I love space - no narrow walls or low ceiling and a king size bed. I got it all. In this spacious room there was (of course) a well equipped "kitchen" with both oven and micro wave oven, fridge and all other kitchenware you may want to use for cooking meals. There is an option (when booking) to ask for a (cold) continental breakfast. I'd done so, but the lack of enthusiasm when I mentioned it resulted in cancelling that breakfast. There is WiFi - but don't believe the code stated on the Free WiFi document put on the wall. It is not valid. You have to call to get the proper password. Maybe due to the heavy rain and thunderstorm but the free WiFi was a short lived story.
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Date of stay: November 2016
Trip type: Travelled
Response from rickj546, Guest Relations Manager at The Solomon
Responded 01 Jan 2017
We apologise about the breakfast but this needs to be ordered in advance - unfortunately this was not relayed to us by your company staff when placing the booking. It was unfortunate. The free uncapped wifi is usually very good, but as you correctly diagnosed, heavy rainfall can interfere with the microwave signal from our ISP. Very sorry for any inconvenience caused.
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sjsimango wrote a review Sep 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
My family and I loved the stay at the Solomon. The amenities were execllent. Loved the kitchen, it was clean, spacious and well equipped. The hosts were available as and when you need them and that was very comforting. Thank you. We would definitly stay at the Solomon again and will refer it to anyone going in the Kimberely direction. Thank you The Solomon for your lovely hospitality.
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Date of stay: September 2016Trip type: Travelled
Response from rickj546, Manager at The Solomon
Responded 19 Sep 2016
Thank you very much for your kind words. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Solomon. Hope to see you again sometime
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puleng m wrote a review May 2016
Klerksdorp6 contributions2 helpful votes
The guesthouse is nice, we got a warm reception from the owner. It was neat and spacious. It is everything you look for when you drive past or just staying for a few days in kimberley. The only problem is they don't serve breakfast. But it's well furnished and neatly kept
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Date of stay: May 2016Trip type: Travelled
Response from Richard J, General Manager at The Solomon
Responded 01 Jun 2016
Thank you for your kind word. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. By the way, we do serve a continental breakfast in you room, on request, for a small additional charge
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Jean M wrote a review Apr 2016
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
Our accommodation at the Solomon, wasn't as we expected, for on our arrival, our accommodation was altered. We'd booked a suite of rooms in the main house (some shared) but were allocated a studio apartment across a driveway.We felt the apartment had fewer facilities overall, for no price reduction, and was noisy as it was adjacent to the main vehicle access to the property. On the plus side, the owners were very helpful and pleasant, the main house and adjacent garden was very nicely refurbished. The Solomon is located in a attractive suburb of Kimberley and was otherwise ideal for our stay.
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Date of stay: March 2016Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: If you value a quiet holiday and eating breakfast in a peaceful garden just outside your door,...
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Response from Richard J, Manager at The Solomon
Responded 22 Apr 2016
Hi. We are very sorry that you did not get the room you had expected. We moved you to one of the Studio Rooms (which are fully self-contained self-catering with private entrance) because we thought it would suit you better for a stay lasting several days. We sometimes find that guests staying several days do not like the shared catering facility of the Bateleur and Goshawk unless they are part of a larger group (in fact we are in the process of converting the shared living rooms into two separate guest rooms). We try to encourage all our guests to bring any concerns to our attention straight away so we can try to accommodate them. I am very sorry we did not pick up on your preference, and we hope it did not negate your stay too much in Kimberley. We are also trying to reduce the traffic volume through the main entrance gate by creating another gate at the back for guests to exit through. We hope this will make things easier going forward. Thank you for choosing The Solomon. We hope to see you again if you ever pass through Kimberley from your beautiful Shakespeare country.
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US$44 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaNorthern CapeKimberley
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Solomon
Which popular attractions are close to The Solomon?
Nearby attractions include McGregor Museum (0.3 km), Duggan Cronin Gallery (0.5 km), and The Honoured Dead Memorial (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Solomon?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, free internet access, and an outdoor pool.
Which room amenities are available at The Solomon?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Solomon?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Solomon?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Solomon?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Hussar Grill Kimberley, The Fat Greek, and Annabell's Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Solomon?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.