Remote Corner B&B and Self Catering Accommodation in Parkview

Remote Corner B&B

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 28 Galway Road (cnr of Wexford Avenue), Parkview, 2193, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

About Remote Corner B&B

Remote Corner Bed and Breakfast is a family owned and run establishment tucked away in a gorgeous garden setting in Parkview. It is just minutes from downtown Johannesburg, Braamfontein, Parktown and Rosebank. The most frequently heard guests’ comment is; we had no idea that one could find a place like this in Johannesburg.

Guests are constantly amazed by the garden, the birdlife, the tranquility and the welcoming friendly staff. If you prefer a relaxed, friendly environment, where children are welcome, but a weary business traveler is equally at home, then Remote Corner is that secret country place in the city.

Our rates are excellent value for money. We understand that times are tough and also understand that some guests may be on a tighter budget, we therefore also offer a small, quaint budget room for those guests who require a reasonable rate in a safe, sought after area. Our rooms are charming, tasteful, clean and uncluttered, and all open onto the garden.


Rose Cottage (sleeps 4):
Rose Cottage is large sunny cottage, with a bedroom with a queen bed and en-suite bathroom with a shower. In addition there is an open plan living room with two single beds (and we can also add an extra bed if required). Rose Cottage has a sitting room with two couches and a comfortable desk for working. There is a kitchenette with a sink, microwave, hot plate, electric frying pan, toaster, fridge, crockery and cutlery. There is also a dining table and seating for four. Rose Cottage is suitable for families, or friends sharing, and can be self-catering if required.

The Ivy Room (sleeps 2):
This charming; sunny room has original lead light windows, and opens onto the garden. It has twin / king bed. It is furnished in a classic style, with mahogany antiques. For your convenience there are tea / coffee making facilities and a small fridge. The en-suite bathroom has an original Victorian bath with a shower extension.

Flower Pots (single):
A quaint garden room with a double bed and en-suite bathroom with shower although it is small, it is cozy and very popular, and an excellent rate for such a sought after location.

The Coal Shed (sleeps 2):
A charming, artistic country style cottage; simple, white and very private. The sensitive recent renovation retained some original antique fittings but added modern touches. It has double bed, a compact kitchenette, and bathroom with shower. It can be self- catering if required.

The Corner House (sleeps 6-8 / self catering):
Is a fully furnished three bedroom house. The main bedroom has original bay windows and a queen bed with en-suite bathroom. There is a large bedroom with two single beds, and a third bedroom with a double bed. The second bathroom has a bath. There is a lounge and dining room with a fireplace; they open onto a patio with a private garden and swimming pool. A fully equipped kitchen, including a washing machine. Private garden and pool. Pet friendly by arrangement. Perfect for relocations, holidays or families and friends sharing.

Our Rooms:
• All rooms open onto the garden and have private access
• White percale linen
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Fridges
• Fresh flowers
• DStv – hotel bouquet with some extra favourite channels – and all the sports channels
• Electric blankets and hot water bottles
• Complimentary toiletries
• Hair dryers
• Off street parking with remote control
• Extra blankets and wraps
• Free wireless ( in most of the rooms and in all reception areas)


Breakfast is served on the veranda in summer or in the gracious 1920’s dining room when it’s chilly. We offer fresh fruit or fruit salad, yogurt, a variety of cereals as well as fresh farm eggs and bacon; our scrambled eggs with fresh herbs are a firm favourite.


Parkview is a sought after, upmarket, original Johannesburg suburb with a village feel. The Sunday Times newspaper recently voted Parkview as one of the best, if not the best suburb in South Africa. This survey was based on the amenities the suburb has: namely good schools, parks, shops, sports facilities, places of worship, library, police station, post office and quality of living.

Parkview is one of 'The Parks', just north of Parktown and Westcliff; our central location is very convenient for most of the main Johannesburg hospitals including: The Milpark Hospital,(less than 2km away), The Wits Donald Gordon and the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospitals, The Brenthurst, Headache, Rosebank, and The Parklane and Genesis Clinics are all less than 5km away.

• Wits University and Wits Business School, as well as The University of Johannesburg (UJ) are all less than 5km away
• Remote Corner is in walking distance of Zoo Lake, the best known park in Johannesburg - Zoo Lake hosts various big events during the year: Jazz on the Lake, Carols by Candlelight, and is a favorite family picnic spot. Here you will find Moyos Restaurant specializing in African cuisine and Art in The Park
• Joburg Zoo and the Military History Museum - 1km
• Parkview Squash Centre is one of the main squash tournament venues in the country and is just a block from us
• If you enjoy golf then Parkview Golf Club is just 300 meters away
• Remote Corner is situated on the corner of Galway and Wexford Avenue in Parkview. Wexford Avenue is one of the most exclusive streets in Johannesburg and leads up to the famous historic Westcliff Stairs; the climb is well worth it and affords the best view in Johannesburg
• The Rosebank Gautrain station is the closest to us – just 5km
• Close to Deutsche Schule (German School) The Ridge, Parkview Junior and Senior, Parktown Boys and Girls
• Marks Park and Emmarentia Dam and Botanical Garden - 3km
• The Parkview Village shops which offer everything you need – supermarket, pharmacy, bottle store, beauty and hair salons, restaurants, post office, police station, garage and excellent African art and curios - 1km
• The well-known restaurant streets of Parkhurst and Greenside and Melville - 2 to 3 km
• Easy access to all major highways N1, M1, N3

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating
  • Video player

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available

Tonight From
per unit, per night

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.167972221555555
Longitude: 28.020369443777778

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 34km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome under adult supervision, parents to please note that there is an unfenced swimming pool on the property.

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

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
September 2013 - 4 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

I was pleasantly surprised when we checked in to Remote Corner B&B as the venue was just as lovely as described and also what the photos portrayed. The...

Tanya Faber, Cape Town Travellers' Rating


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