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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


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 transport options available from the OR Tambo International Airport, include Car Hire, the Gautrain, Metered Taxis and Airport Shuttles.

Airport Car Hire :
A number of Car Rental companies have branches at OR Tambo International Airport.
Click here for the Car Rental page

Long Term Car Rental :
Pace Car Rental
Tel : +27 (0)11 262-5500

Gautrain :
The Gautrain Rapid Rail System, which links the OR Tambo International Airport (Airport Service) directly with Sandton, and with changes, Johannesburg and Pretoria.
It became operational on the 8th of June, 2010, and operates from 05h30 until 20h30 every day.
The terminal at the Airport is two levels above the Terminal A Arrivals hall, and accessed via a lift, or an escalator opposite the KFC outlet.
Changing at Sandton, passengers can take a different line (Commuter Service) to either Johannesburg or Pretoria.
Click here for the Gautrain page

Metered Taxi :
The Metered Taxis, which display the ORIATA (OR Tambo International Airport Taxi Association) logo, stand outside the exits of both terminals at OR Tambo International Airport.
The airports company has, to prevent illegal touting, appointed them as a favoured service provider.
Tel : +27 (0)11 390-1502

Rose Taxis
Tel : +27 (0)11 403-0000 / 403-9625

Zebra Cabs
Tel : 0861 105-105

Orange Cabs
Tel : 0861 700-222

Airport Shuttle :
A number of private companies offer shuttles, between OR Tambo International Airport and your pickup/drop off point.
They charge a set amount for the trip.

Airport Shuttle South Africa :
Tel: 0861 748-8853
International: +27 12 348-0328
Fax: 086 661 1707
E-mail :

Airport Link :
Tel : 011 794-8300
Cell : 083 625-5090
Fax : 011 794-5357
E-mail :

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

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.

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.

  • 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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