The Financial Mail named Parktown North as “Johannesburg’s Greatest Suburb” for the year 2009

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12 Eighth Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg




Acorns on 8th Self-Catering Suite Accommodation, is ideally situated in a private home in Parktown North – in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, to offer an alternate stay for both Sandton accommodation as well as Rosebank accommodation. It is a member of the Johannesburg-Guesthouses Portfolio and offers accommodation based on the requirements of 4 star graded self catering accommodation. The upmarket suburb of Parktown North, which was named as Johannesburg’s #1 suburb – both to live in, and to invest, in the Financial Mail’s 2009 “Top Suburbs” survey, is highly sought after – with its eclectic mix of modern contemporary and well established colonial-style homes, beautiful tree-lined streets, local shops and burgeoning pavement cafés. The accommodation on offer at Acorns on 8th Self-Catering Suite Accommodation in Johannesburg consists of –

  • The Apartment – sleeps 2 in a king size (180cm/6ft) or two twin (90cm/3ft) beds, with the added option of a sleeper couch;
  • The Garden Cottage – sleeps 2 in a king size (180cm/6ft) or two twin (90cm/3ft) beds; and
  • The Funky Budget Unit – sleeps two in a double (140cm/4.5ft) bed

A further option is a two bedded unit, which is off site, and is suitable for small families. Acorns on 8th Self-Catering Suite Accommodation has been a great success and constantly in demand. A laundry and ironing service is available at an additional cost. Parktown North and the surrounding suburbs are known for their numerous restaurants and pavement cafes, many of which offer a Wi-Fi service. The Johannesburg business and retail hubs of Rosebank, Sandton, Melrose Arch, Illovo, Dunkeld and Parktown – all of which have a number of restaurants, as well as the Johannesburg CBD, are all a short drive away. The world famous Wanderers Cricket Stadium is over the hill, and the M1 Highway is easily accessible. The Gautrain, Rosebank Station, is a little over 2kms away from Acorns on 8th Self-Catering Suite Accommodation and offers safe, highspeed rail travel to OR Tambo International Airport as well as Johannesburg Park Station and Pretoria Hatfield Station. The Netcare Rosebank Hospital and the Centre for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics are both closer than 2kms and the Netcare Milpark Hospital, with its Sport-Rehab Medicine and Science Institute, is a little over 5kms distance. A Shell service station with a 24-hour Shell Select Shop is one block away and the trendy and fashionable suburbs of Linden, Greenside and Parkhurst, with their sought-after restaurants and antique shops, just a few minutes away.

    • Comfortable, well-maintained guest rooms with their own bathroom
    • Serviced daily during weekdays – no service on Saturday and Sunday
    • Able to accommodated small families
    • Luggage can be checked in early
    • A laundry and ironing service is available at an additional cost
    • All the accommodation is non smoking
    • No hidden costs or taxes

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