Province / Region - City / Town
North West Province
Baviaans River Valley
Eastern Free State
Kruger National Park
Mjejane Game Reserve
St Francis Bay
The African Research House
The African Research House
46 Veronica Street, Kloofendal, Roodepoort, Johannesburg
Phone: 011 475 5107
Rates High Season: From R750 - R1 150
Rates Off Season: From R650 - R1 050
The African Research House – Guesthouse is targeted to all researchers and professionals who want time off and enjoy an ideal setting to write their research or use the House for business and leisure. Situated on a hill with breathtaking views overlooking the beautiful West Rand landscape, the African Research House is located in an upmarket suburb of Kloofendal in the west of Johannesburg.
The House is, however, open to accommodate any guest seeking accommodation for both short and long stays. The House is fully furnished and can accommodate a maximum of 14 people in the
Exclusive Garden Cottage
is a double storey house and the ground level is for exclusive use of a maximum of 12 guests. All 4 bedrooms downstairs have Victorian baths and showers and state of the art deco. Three of the rooms have own French doors leading to a very spacious balcony and an entertainment area with facilities for barbeque (braai area) and swimming pool.
A fully furnished
Exclusive Outside Executive Suite
has an en-suite designer bathroom with both bath and shower, an open plan medium size gourmet kitchen and lounge. It has TV with DSTV, own fridge, washing machine and drier, and a dish washing machine.
A unique feature of the African Research House is the combination of an elegant Guesthouse and the its Research residency component. The House has been graded a Three (3) Star Guest House by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. The Guesthouse has consistently been rated 9.5 out of 10 over a long period by more than 100 visitors in the past year.
Xinabi Holdings (Pty) Ltd 2015/249733/07 -Trading as -The African Research House is a rebranded Private Company from the African Research House CC (CK 2006/152332/23) that has been in existence for a decade. In the ten (10) years, the company has gone through a conversion process in response to economic realities and the legalities of running business in South Africa. Xinabi Holdings (Pty) Ltd is fully compliant, VAT Registered (number 4580257758) and is a 100% black and woman owned with BBBEE LEVEL 1 Status, with a proud South African national, SADC regional and international footprint.
Services, Features and Activities
The African Research House is located in the knowledge and cultural hub of Gauteng. It is accessible to the four major universities, hospitals, national botanical garden, cultural and heritage sites. It is:
• 20km from
University of Witwatersrand
, Johannesburg; 17km from
University of Johannesburg
; 7km from
, South Africa and 3km from the
University of South Africa (UNISA)
• 48km drive from the
OR Tambo International Airport
• 20km drive to the Maropeng, Sterkfontein Caves, Cradle of Human Kind & Sedibeng Cultural Centre
• 18km drive to the Origins Centre, located at Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg
• 23km drive to the
• 5km drive to
Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden
with breath-taking scenic views and waterfalls
• 4km from the
N1 National freeway
linking Johannesburg and Pretoria to the North and leading to Limpopo and Zimbabwe and Johannesburg to Bloemfontein up to Cape Town in the South
• 4km from both the
Virgin Active Health & Fitness Facilities
in Roodepoort (next the N1 freeway) and the upmarket Little Falls Lifestyle Crossing
• 300km drive to the
Kruger National Park
(Mpumalanga side). However, other private game lodges are much closer to the House
• Only fully registered and professional transportation companies are linked to the African Research House to transport guests
: Swimming Pool; Wi-Fi, Internet access and Laptops on hire; Venue for small functions, workshops and theme parties available for up to 60 people; a barbeque and entertainment area that allows for both social and professional networking and sharing of research ideas; twenty-one (21) stairs leading to the main door of the House that can be used for exercise by those that are fitness fanatics.
: In-house dining and room service if required; Beauty and Body Care: A hair salon where both women and men can have their hair done by professional hair stylists, pedicure and manicure and full body massage offered; Airport transfers and transport service of guests to places of interest. Only registered transportation companies and tour operators are used by the African Research House for this service.
Ensuite Bathroom, Tea/Coffee, Bar Fridge, Telephone in Room, TV in Room, Satellite, Internet, Languages spoken: All 11 SA languages, Safe Facilities, Room Service, Wedding Friendly, All children welcome, Pool, Breakfast, Dinner, SecureParking
Double, Family, Honeymoon, Luxury