Life in Hotels: 10 2nd Avenue Houghton Estate

I’m struggling a little with all the time in hotels, with painful check-in and check-out procedures and too many staff members in my face. I’ve been looking for a smaller, quieter alternative in the right sort of location. 10 2nd Avenue in Houghton Estate probably isn’t the answer because they are quite pricey, but aside […]

Life in Hotels: Pebble Fountain Guest House (Pretoria)

I stayed close to the University of Pretoria recently while doing graduate recruitment at the university. A single night at the Pebble Fountain Guest House was required given the proximity to the university and the early start for the presentation. One night at Pebble Fountain in August 2012 Price per night R600 Convenience / location […]

Life in Hotels: Sandton City Garden Court (June 2012) updated

Now that I’m back spending time in hotels more weeks than not, I thought it might be useful to track and record my experiences. If you travel to Johannesburg primarily for business, appreciate hassle-free check-in, painless-to-setup and cheap wifi, decent room-service and convenient locations without exorbitant prices, these records may prove useful to you. The […]