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12 Knoppiesdoring Street Randpark Ridge ext 14, Randburg 2169 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 20/07/23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/07/23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#24 of 96 B&Bs / Inns in Randburg
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We are open for Essential workers during Lockdown. Finding an ideal quaint bed and breakfast in Randburg does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Whara-Whara Guesthouse, a nice option for travelers like you. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a minibar, and you can stay connected during your stay as Whara-Whara Guesthouse offers guests free wifi. Plus, Whara-Whara Guesthouse offers a pool and barbeque facilities, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Randburg's popular cafes such as Urban Angel Cafe, Gorge, and VonCake Coffee Shop & Bakery, all a short distance from Whara-Whara Guesthouse. Whara-Whara Guesthouse looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Randburg.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Sauna
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
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Outdoor pool
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40Car recommended
Grade: 40 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
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dperei745646 wrote a review Mar 2020
Portsmouth, United Kingdom1 contribution
Loved my time at Whara-Whara ... had a lovely room with private bathroom across the passage. I was given my space by the hosts which I spent mainly on my gorgeous little private patio area overlooking the pool and garden. Having a glass of wine with my hosts at the poolside bar was also very nice. I have to mention that the breakfast was just delicious ....
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Joey S, Owner at Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Responded 20 Mar 2020
Thank you kindly Debbie, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you in December again. Take care Joey and staff
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rbbarford wrote a review Mar 2020
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
Very pleasant and clean lodge with helpful staff. Would recommend. Location was great and the facilities were ideal Overall location is tranquil and a real home from home. Breakfast was served on time and well prepared
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Joey S, Manager at Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Responded 08 Mar 2020
Many thanks for your feedback, we appreciate it. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Joey Snyman
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Dennis G wrote a review Nov 2018
Bloemfontein, South Africa11 contributions5 helpful votes
My second visit to Whara Whara - SA Radio League meeting. Enjoyable stay and friendly service. Secure parking. Great breakfast! Really a great stay and I can recomend Whara Whara. Thanks Joey and your team.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Joey S, Owner at Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Thank you Dennis, always great to have you here. Regards The Whara-Whara team
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moniqueaurorabooks wrote a review Jul 2018
17 contributions4 helpful votes
I spent 3 nights at Whara Whara and have absolutely nothing to complain about. As a budget stay I found my room was perfect. I stayed in winter and every effort was made to ensure warmth and comfort. The staff and owners were very friendly and helpful. I will definitely be using this accommodation again when I need to travel to Johannesburg.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Joey S, Owner at Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Responded 23 Jul 2018
Dear Monique, thank you for the kind remarks. We strive to satisfy all the guest's in all possible ways. Warm regards from a cold Johannesburg. Joey ans staff
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stefandC5069RN wrote a review Jun 2017
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
Great service, rooms, meals, hosts and value for money! I would recommend this property for any business or vacation travellers. The rooms had that extra touch such as lots of charging points and heaters.
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Response from Joey S, Owner at Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Responded 16 Jun 2017
Thanks Stefan, hope to see you visiting again.
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jacos698 wrote a review May 2017
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Lovely, room was great for a couple, but maybe open shower not for non-couples. Spacious and private from rest of the house. Surroundings very quiet. Would have liked to have more choices of channels on TV. Manager very friendly and professional. Lovely breakfast. Thank you. Would recommend this guesthouse.
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Joey S, Owner at Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Responded 03 May 2017
Thanks for your feedback Jaco. We appreciate it.
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Peter V wrote a review Dec 2016
Pretoria, South Africa16 contributions1 helpful vote
Our stay at Whara-Whara, although for one night only, was a gem. Joey is the perfect host and the entire experience smack of a professional approach to hospitality. Clean, well equipped and quiet and situated centrally yet not in a busy street, this makes for the perfect stopover or night-out. An excellent breakfast wrapped up our great stay.
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Date of stay: December 2016
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Response from Joey S, Owner at Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Responded 24 Dec 2016
Many thanks Peter, a great pleasure meeting you. Have a blessed festive season. Regards Joey
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seweoseane wrote a review Aug 2016
Gauteng, South Africa1 contribution1 helpful vote
There is way morethan a few special thoughts of Whara Whara Guest House... Our stay will always be fresh in our minds, definitly a weekend that will always be tresured in our hearts... The most beautifull two people (owners) we have ever met... The stay, beautifull comfortable 60's room, breakfast, hospitality and everything was very much appreciated... Thank you very much Joey and Cecil, we'll always choose Whara Whara Guest House for our HOME AWAY FROM HOME!!! Love love love u all... With best wishes Dina
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Tracey H wrote a review Apr 2016
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I had an overnight stay at this lovely guest house in the 60's room. The owner is lovely and very welcoming, the room was spacious and just what we needed for the short stay we had. Breakfast was also very good and would recommend this to any visitors needing a place to stay in the area. I was at a conference so cannot comment on surrounding area, but had a comfortable stay. My only comment would be they have a spiral staircase, but the owner kindly mentioned this and checked we were okay with stairs before our arrival.
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Date of stay: April 2016
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Room Tip: comfortable beds, great breakfast, spacious room.
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Mosetsanagape M wrote a review Apr 2016
Gaborone, Botswana1 contribution1 helpful vote
Home away from home.......I enjoyed my stay very much, so relaxed. Great hospitality. The host was fantastic, staff very friendly and helpful. First class breakfast, served on time. It was a 5 star treatment.
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Date of stay: April 2016
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US$56 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgRandburg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Whara-Whara Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Whara-Whara Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Chicago's Piano Bar, Randpark Ridge (0.5 km) and Le Petit Chef : Au Naturel (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Whara-Whara Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Whara-Whara Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Whara-Whara Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Whara-Whara Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mozambik Randpark Ridge, Tony's Spaghetti Grill, and Panteli's Italian Kitchen.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Whara-Whara Guesthouse?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Does Whara-Whara Guesthouse have airport transportation?
Yes, Whara-Whara Guesthouse offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Whara-Whara Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct (15.5 km), Johannesburg Fort (15.9 km), and Walter Sisulu Square (16.0 km).