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Idwala Boutique Guest House

Julia Ficosecco
+27 (0) 11 888 1437
+ 27 (0) 11 888 1402
13 Garrick Road

Idwala is still an insider tip for the discerning traveler, offering its guests a luxurious and quiet retreat where they can relax and immerse themselves in exquisite stylish surroundings. The dedicated staff of this unique Boutique Guest House focus on personal service and attention to detail. Our passion is to care for a handful of guests who are looking for the finer things in life.

Whether you are looking for an intimate escape or a relaxing oasis during your business stay, Idwala is the ideal place for you.

Situated conveniently in the middle of Johannesburg, in the upmarket leafy - green suburb of Darrenwood, Idwala is away from the hustle and bustle of the large city and yet just a few minutes from popular shopping centres, the ever expanding business centres like Sandton and popular tourist attractions and golf courses.

Enjoy superior hospitality with tasteful African elegance in our spacious thatched rooms. Whether you are staying in the Main House, Garden Rooms or in one of the cottages, all of these superbly appointed rooms provide utmost privacy with 21st century luxury in historical and tranquil atmosphere and look out onto the peaceful and beautifully landscaped gardens.


On-site facilities & services:

• Restaurant
• Garden terrace with coffee tables & chairs
• Sun chairs at the rock feature plunge pool
• Laundry and dry cleaning
• Room Service
• Library
• Fireplace
• Daily newspaper
• Honeymoon package & romantic weekends
• Secure parking on-site
• Car wash
• 24 hour security

Concierge Services

• Airport transfers, shuttles and drivers
• Booking of tours, safaris, restaurants and other leisure activities
• local tips and help with directions and more...

Business services
• Conference facilities
• Fax machine
• Overhead projector
• Photo copying machine
• Printer
• Scanner
• Secretarial services
• Video projector
• Whiteboard available
• Wireless ADSL Internet access

In-room features Main House Rooms

• Flat Screen TV with DSTV satellite bouquet
• King size extra length mattresses & pillows
• Simmons mattresses
• Finest luxury cotton bedding
• Twin bed options in certain rooms
• Under floor heating
• Mini-bar
• In-suite telephone
• Electronic safe
• Bedside alarm clock
• Working space with wireless internet access (alternatively modem cable available)
• Comfortable sitting area
• International electricity adapters
• Guest folder with tourist information
• Magazines
• Tea & coffee tray, fresh fruits, biscuits
• Non-smoking room

En-suite bathroom characteristics:
• Bath & separate super size shower
• Luxurious toweling robes and slippers
• Hairdryer
• Under tile heating
• Heated towel rails
• Exclusive range of toiletries
• Fresh flowers & candles


from Oliver Tambo International Airport:

Take the R24 until you get to the N3, take the N3 Highway (past Linksfield off ramp, Modderfontein, London RD, Marlboro Dr, etc) The N3 will eventually become the N1, take the the Malibongwe Drive (Ex-Hans Strijdom Drive) Off ramp, Turn left on to Malibongwe Drive until you get to Republic RD. Turn Right into Republic and follow all the way down. Cresta Shopping Centre will be on you Right hand side. Past Cresta shopping centre and for +/- 1.5km after Cresta you will get to Blanche Ave Turn left into Blanche Ave and follow the road until you get to T-Junction. Idwala is on that T-junction.

More detailed directions and maps on


From R1,280 single and R 1,760 (2 pax per room) for accommodation and breakfast

Rates are subject to availability and change without notice - all prices include VAT

We accept Master Card, Visa, American Express, Diners and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) national and international bank details on request

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Idwala Guest House Main House
Idwala Guest House Main House Room
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Idwala Guest House Garden Rooms

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