Liz at Lancaster Guest House in Johannesburg

Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 79 Lancaster Avenue, Craighall Park, 2196, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

About Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

Liz at Lancaster offers luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation at competitive prices in Craighall Park, Johannesburg. The seven units are set in an old established garden that offers a tranquil ambience, swimming pool and privacy from other guests.

Quiet, Covenient and Connected ...

Craighall Park is located in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg and is central to business and shopping districts of Rosebank, Hyde Park, Sandton, Randburg, Braamfontein and downtown Johannesburg.


Your host Liz offers excellent personal service and provides a sumptuous breakfast and a home away from home. Zac Gumbo helps Liz manage the Bed and Breakfast and is available for on-site transport and airport transfers at reasonable rates. By prior arrangement guests may make use of his driving services on a daily basis or part thereof.


All units have 4 star luxuries and offer en-suite with shower and bath, wall/underfloor heating in bathrooms, added luxuries like hairdryers, towelling gowns, radio clock alarms, fridges and tea/coffee making facilities, fresh fruit and rusks, electric blankets and heaters. All rooms have broadband wireless internet connections, direct private phone lines, DSTV with own decoder, well-lit work areas and a modem for laptop if required. All units also have their own separate entrances, individual patios with outdoor tables to enjoy eating breakfasts al fresco or drinks under the clear Jozi summer evening sky.

The Blue Room:
Painted in a calming pale cornflower blue, this double room has a queen bed and en-suite bathroom (shower only).

The Earth Room:
(option of self-catering and disabled friendly): Self-contained unit comprising large room with twin-beds, and open-plan living area with underfloor heating and fully equipped kitchenette. The en-suite bathroom has shower and bath. Access to the unit is on level ground through double doors; in addition strategic safety handles in bathroom make this unit disabled friendly.

The Yellow Cottage:
Large bright north-facing twin or king bedded unit with en-suite bathroom (shower and bath) with separate spacious living room with fully equipped open plan kitchen. A queen-size sleeper couch in the living room provides an extra bed for a family. Own telephone line. As with all units, there is underfloor heating for chill winters and overhead fans for summer Both bedroom and living room open out onto own enclosed private courtyard. This cottage is ideal for longer stays.

The Garden Cottage:
(option of self-catering): Self contained cottage with one bedroom (queen bed) en-suite bathroom (shower and bath) and large living room with fully-equipped open-plan kitchen. A queen-size sleeper couch in the living room provides an extra bed for a family. The cottage opens up onto a spacious enclosed patio - a sun-trap in winter and shaded by the branches of a huge leafy oak in summer. Loungers and table and chairs allow guests to make the most of Johannesburg's balmy summer evenings and crisp winter days. Own telephone line. Ideal for longer stays.

Sage, Coral and Ochre Studio Flatlets:
Spacious en-suite (shower and bath) twin or king; with sleeper couch for an extra person, dining area and fully equipped kitchenette; open out onto own enclosed private courtyards; DSTV; internet connection; own phone line.


dinner arranged on request
on-site transport available
airport transfers available
same day laundry facilities available
Master and Visa credit card accepted
beautiful garden with swimming pool and indigenous bird life
excellent security and covered off street parking
remote control access to the property
intercoms to main house
emergency alarm through to central security system
located in a safe suburban neighbourhood


Craighall Park is situated at the hub of the prestige business and shopping areas of Rosebank, Hyde Park, Sandton and Randburg and is close to the trendy restaurant meccas of Parkhurst and Greenside. All amenities are catered for at these major centres, which are a mere five to ten minute drive from Liz at Lancaster. Local shopping centres with banks, grocery stores, chemists and dry cleaners are within walking distance.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation SuperiorHand Picked by SA-Venues.comRecommended on TripAdvisor

Price Range
Available on request

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.127594
Longitude: 28.024539

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 34km

Children policy
Children of all ages welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in / out times are available with prior arrangement, please enquire.

Listed on
August 2005 - 39 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

The garden cottage proved ideal for my 'retreat' following plastic surgery. Part of the healing process certainly was waking up each morning to the sound...

Inga Klugkist, London Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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