Doveton House

4.5 star property
Luxury guesthouse with outdoor pool, near Johannesburg Zoo

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Doveton House

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1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
Free daily full breakfast
1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of Doveton House

9,2 out of 10 Superb
9,2/10 Superb

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
21 Doveton Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2193
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Spa tub
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate bedroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Parktown
  • Johannesburg Zoo - 3 min drive
  • Melrose Arch Shopping Centre - 8 min drive
  • Gold Reef City - 9 min drive
  • Sandton City Mall - 12 min drive
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 12 min drive
  • Sandton Convention Centre - 12 min drive
  • Montecasino - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 31 min drive
  • Lanseria Intl. Airport (HLA) - 58 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 13 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 19 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Little Addis - 9 min walk
  • The Richmond Studio Café - 16 min walk
  • Mike's Kitchen - 18 min walk
  • Olives & Plates - 4 min drive
  • Deutsche Schule Cafe - 8 min walk

About this property

Doveton House

Doveton House puts you within a 10-minute drive of Gold Reef City and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 550 per vehicle. You can relax at the spa tub, work out at the 24-hour fitness center, or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights at this luxurious guest house.


English, Xhosa, Zulu

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 8 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room


  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1903
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 550 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Doveton House Hotel Johannesburg
Doveton House Hotel
Doveton House Johannesburg
Doveton Johannesburg
Doveton House Guesthouse Johannesburg
Doveton House Guesthouse
Doveton House Guesthouse
Doveton House Johannesburg
Doveton House Guesthouse Johannesburg

Frequently asked questions

Is there a pool at Doveton House?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Doveton House?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Doveton House?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Doveton House?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 550 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Doveton House?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Doveton House?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Gold Reef City (9-min drive) and Montecasino (20-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Doveton House and nearby?
Doveton House has an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Does Doveton House have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Doveton House like?
Doveton House is in Parktown, a short 10-minute walk from University of Witwatersrand.







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Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

The house is grand. It is a reasonably short drive from most amenities.
3-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Graham, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Beautiful guest house. Secluded, would be wonderful for quiet get away. Beautiful garden. Nice touches like daily fruit dish. No phone provided in room. Must have own cell phone. Need personal transportation. Not a walkable area. Uber can be good option here and through out Jo'burg.
OlderLady, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Will not write home about it
Location is fine, since you can get an uber anywhere. The guest house was basic, nothing spactcular about the location or staff. Stayed in the presidential suite nice large room, but like the rest of the property everything is completely dated. I felt like I was in 1984😞😞 for the price I expect a better experience. Breakfast was good and the staff was vary accomendating regarding my food choices
summer, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Boutique style
A wonderful home style guest house with a great pool and garden. Beautiful decor throughout. Very accommodating staff.
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

home away from home
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A real gem :) Amanda made our stay very comfortable in this beautiful house
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Très bel endroit et confortable
Giulio, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Doveton Housre ist ein wundervoller Platz um in Johannesburg zu übernachten und zu bleiben. Es ist wie ein komfortables Hotel nur in klein. Traumhaft angelegt mit Garten und Pool und es ist alles vorhanden was man sich wünscht. Das Frühstück war perfekt und Sylvia eine wundervolle Gastgeberin. Wir würden auf jeden Fall wieder kommen wenn wir in Joburg sind.
Aline, 1-night trip
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