Saxonwold Accommodation at Avondhu Guest House Bed & Breakfast in Johannesburg
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  • Guests26
  • Rooms/Units10

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  • Listed on since April 2014

Avondhu Guest House is one of the highly recommended Saxonwold guest houses and provides accommodation in 10 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Johannesburg region.

About Avondhu Guest House

Avondhu Guest House is located in the original garden suburbs to the north of the Johannesburg central business district and on the southern edge of the Sandton CBD. Saxonwold lies close to the central hub of Rosebank.


Avondhu is owner-run, with all the luxuries and attention to detail required by discerning business travellers and tourists, at very reasonable rates. We love what we do and how we do it. Make sure to make every guest feel at home and received good value for their money.

There are 7 Queen rooms and 3 Family rooms available.


• Bar fridges in all rooms
• Microwaves in all rooms
• Free Wi-Fi
• DStv in rooms
• Coffee and tea facilities
• Laundry facilities
• Private entrance
• Transfers to Johannesburg International Airport arranged on request

Children are welcome at Avondhu. We have a tennis court and swimming pool which can be used as they please. The facilities are fully secured, including a round-the-clock physical guard with secure on-site parking monitored by CCTV cameras 24/7.

Attractions and Activities

• Johannesburg Zoo
• Zoo Lake
• Moyo's at Zoo Lake
• The Museum of Military History
• Rosebank Rooftop Market


Saxonwold, next door to Rosebank, is one of the most convenient suburbs to start exploring Greater Johannesburg. It lies in the heart of a green belt of parks, including Zoo Lake, the Joburg Zoo, Emmarentia Dam and the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. It is surrounded by championship golf courses and close to all. This is a haven of tranquillity in this hectic busy city.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool


  • Free Wi-Fi

Rooms & Rates

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Queen Room

These rooms are fitted with a queen-size bed and feature a shower in the en-suite bathroom. In-room amenities include a TV with selected DStv channels, free Wi-Fi Internet access, a microwave, bar fridge and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

Qty: 7
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-16 years are allowed; over 16 years treated as adults

Family Room

Family rooms have 2 single beds which can be converted into a king-size bed and a sleeper couch. In-room amenities include a TV with selected DStv channels, free Wi-Fi Internet access, a microwave, bar fridge, and tea-and-coffee-making facilities.

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-16 years are allowed; over 16 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

I was stranded at OR TAMBO Airport due to lets call it a "logistical error" on my travel agents side. got onto the net and called avondhu and told them of my plight.I was collected personally by manager Steffi and after shifting bookings around made a plan for me.i am a busy person and don't have time to do reviews,but feel this great team at avondhu under steffis direction deserve and rooms great and nothing is to much trouble.highly recomended

June 2014

gabriel karr (capetown)

Need to Know

Response timeAvondhu Guest House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)OR Tambo International - 31.5km
Lanseria Airport - 31.9km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyVisa, Mastercard, Diners, American Express, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since April 2014

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