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Location :  Acorns on 8th is situated in Parktown North, Johannesburg
What's on offer :  Self-catering accommodation
Rates :  From R580 single and from R680 double
Self-catering Accommodation      :  Apartment and Garden Cottage
Shops :  Woolworths Food - and others, within walking distance
Restaurants :  30 plus, many within walking distance
Contact us :  Landline  -  +27 (0)11 788-6066
:  Mobile  -  083 442-7279
Send an E-Mail enquiry

Acorns on 8th
Self-Catering 4 Star Accommodation near Sandton and Rosebank

The Indigenous Garden

Acorns on 8th Self-Catering Accommodation in Johannesburg, a member of the Johannesburg-guesthouses portfolio, offers accommodation based on the requirements for star graded self catering accommodation, and is ideally situated in the Johannesburg northern suburbs, to offer an alternate stay for both Sandton accommodation as well as Rosebank accommodation.

The Acorns on 8th indigenous garden, is a result of a decision made years ago to plant indigenous, borne out of both a growing interest in South Africa's huge array of native plants as well as being accutely aware of the need to cut down on water use.

We're certainly no horticulturalists, and the rambling, almost unkempt, indigenous garden has been developed over years of not knowing what to do!

If plants survived, they were kept.
If they died, el experimento continuó!

We're a big believer in nature providing calm, and the one goal we had when creating what we have today, was a peaceful refuge.

In our effort to work with nature, we sanitise the pool with salt, top the pool up with rain water off the roof, clear the streets of autumn leaves to use as mulch in the garden, recycle household waste, use energy saving bulbs inside and out and use the sun to heat our hot water.

Merwilla plumbea above the pool in the Acorns on 8th Indigenous Garden

Crinum mooreii behind a shady seat in the Acorns on 8th Indigenous Garden

Boophane disticha below a sunny deck, overlook the pool in the Acorns on 8th Indigenous Garden

It's those Crinum mooreii in bloom once again in the Acorns on 8th Indigenous Garden

Scadoxus katherinae line this shady path in the
Acorns on 8th Indigenous Garden

Gloriosa-superba-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Sandersonia-aurantiaca-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Thunbergia-alata-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden

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Gloriosa-superba-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Velthemia-bracteata-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Gloriosa-superba-bud-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden

Agapanthus-inapertus-Graskop-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Velthemia-bracteata-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Kniphofia-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden

Nerine-sarniensis-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Merwilla-plumbea-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden Scadoxus-pole-evansii-in-the-Acorns-on-8th-Indigenous-Garden

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Above are some of the flowers from the Acorns on 8th Indigenous Garden

Established in April of 2004, Acorns on 8th self-catering accommodation has been a great success and constantly in demand.

A laundry and ironing service is available at an additional cost.

We deal with, and can arrange tours and transfers with various Government registered tour guides, and we personally have loads of information that we'd be happy to share.

Parktown North and the surrounding suburbs are known for their numerous restaurants and pavement cafes, many of which offer a WiFi service.

A Shell service station with a 24-hour Shell Select Shop is one block away and the trendy and fashionable suburbs of Melville, Greenside and Parkhurst, with their sought after restaurants and antique shops, just a few minutes away.

  • Braai / barbecue
  • Digital satellite TV
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Heated towel rail

  • Basketball court – less than 3kms
  • Big game - less than 30km
  • Bowls - less than 5km
  • Car hire - less than 10km

  • Facilities Available :

  • Lock-up safe
  • Microwave oven
  • Open, secure parking onsite
  • Outdoor pool

  • Gautrain station - less than 3km
  • Golf - less than 5km
  • Lake - less than 5km
  • Laundry facilities - less than 2km

  • Private entrance
  • Radio
  • Telkom landline phone
  • Underfloor heating

  • Medical facilities - less than 5km
  • Restaurants - less than 1km
  • Squash court - less than 5km
  • Sauna - less than 3km

Acorns on 8th Self-Catering Accommodation   :   12 Eighth Avenue   :   Parktown North   :   Johannesburg 2193
Telephone  -  +27 (0)11 788-6066
Mobile  -  083 442-7279
Send an E-Mail enquiry

Member of the National Accommodation Association of South Africa
Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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