Where to Stay - South Africa

From R830 Per Night

Liz at Lancaster
Johannesburg Accommodation

Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Craighall Park

  • Yellow Cottage bedroom - opens out onto own private courtyard
  • Bedroom Garden Cottage. All units have choice of King  bed or twin beds
  • The Earth room with sofa and dining/worktable
  • Strelitzias (South Africa's national flower) in the back garden.
  • Health breakfasts; cooked breakfasts to order and Continental breakfasts served
  • All units have fully equipped kitchenettes
  • All units (except for one) have a shower and bath
  • Units are spacious with loads of added conveniences
  • Standard Room
  • Studio Flatlet
  • One Bedroom Cottage
  • Private Courtyards
  • Earth Room Bathroom
  • Ochre Studio Flatlet Bathroom
  • Garden Cottage Bathroom
  • Blue Room - Shower Only
  • Delicious Cooked Breakfasts
  • Looking from breakfast patio to garden and pool
  • Roaring log fire warms the breakfast patio in winter
  • Places to relax and read a book
  • Enjoy breakfast at your own individual table
  • Pick a lemon off the tree
  • Bougainvillea in the courtyard of the Ochre Studio Flatlet
  • Soak up some sun on loungers by the pool
  • Comfy spaces to relax
  • Enjoy the art work
  • On-site transport
  • Free high speed fibre-optic wi-fi with UPS back up for load-shedding
  • Kitchenette
  • Close to Rosebank and Sandton
This venue responds to enquiries within 1 hour on average
Average guest rating: Not Yet Rated
  • Winner of multiple accommodation and service awards, Liz at Lancaster has been ranked no 1 on Tripadvisor’s list of  nearly 300 Johannesburg B&BS for over 5 years now. 
  • Guests always comment on the amazing attention to detail, the peace and privacy, the superb personal service, the comfortable spacious rooms and the convenience of the on-site transport.  
  • We offer fast free wi-fi (50 meg fibre optic cable) with UPS to ensure connection at all times.
  • Craighall Park is a wonderful mix of rural country, suburban tranquility and urban convenience. It is very centrally located close to Sandton and Rosebank.
  • The Rosebank Gautrain Station is less than 3km away so there is safe fast access to and from O.R. Tambo International Airport, Pretoria, Sandton and Joburg CBD.
  • There is a grocery store, restaurant and excellent take-away pizza joint a 3 minute walk at the end of the block.
  • You are spoilt for choice with neighbourhood restaurants and café culture in Craighall Park or nearby Parkhurst.
  • There is a choice of department stores, banks, restaurants, movies, bookshops at Hyde Park Mall or any of the Rosebank Malls.  
  • And for sightsee-ers the Hop-On Hop-Off Red City bus starts in Rosebank and gives an good overview of Joburg Central with excellent commentary and stops at the major tourist attractions. 
  • It safe to walk and jog in the area during the day. 

There are 7 units all with fully equipped kitchenettes for self-catering options: -

  • 2 standard spacious double rooms
  • 3 studio flatlets and
  • 2 one-bedroomed cottages with separate living/dining room and open plan kitchen. 
  • Double sleeper couches can accommodate children (who are welcome) and most of the units have the option of a king or twin beds.
  • All units open onto their own enclosed private courtyards.  
  • They are all en-suite with shower and bath
  • Have ample well-lit work areas/dining tables & separate sitting area
  • All are stocked with convenient luxuries like hairdryers, towelling gowns, radio clock alarms, electric blankets, overhead fans, underfloor heating, intercoms to the main house.  
  • All units have DSTV with own decoders (25 channels).
  • The property is secure with remote control access and safe under-cover parking close to each unit.
  • Full cooked breakfasts are served at your convenience on the main patio which opens out onto the garden in summer and is enclosed with a roaring log fire in winter.
  • Same day laundry service on request is offered as is on-site transport for airport transfers and local trips at very reasonable rates (See website). 
  • There are neighbourhood shops at the end of the block, a 3 minute walk. These include a 7-7 grocery store, restaurant, coffee shop, chemist, etc.
  • Rates drop for weekly and monthly stays.  
  • All credit cards including Diners and American Express are accepted. 

We are ideally located to explore all the Joburg has to offer. Apart from fine dining, pavement cafe's, bars and bistros Joburg has great theatre, art galleries and markets.  Liz has a special insight into her home city having taught at Wits University for 25 years in art history and then heritage studies. She has a small library of books of local interest, she blogs about what is on and happening in Joburg and is active on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.  

The Hop-on Hop-off stops at sites like Constitution Hill, Main St Mining walk, Apartheid Museum, Newtown, Origins Centre and Braamfontein.  We are about 45 minutes from the Cradle of Humankind wtih the visitor's centre of Maropeng and Sterkfontein caves.  

And if it's wild life you want, you can visit the Rhino and Lion Park or the Cheetah Sanctuary. The big five are only a day trip away in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

There's loads for children to do. Liz at Lancaster is within walking distance of a couple of child-friendly restaurants and Liz has a whole section on the guesthouse website of activities in Joburg for kids - farmyards, children's theatre, playgrounds, Sci-Bono Centre, the bird park, bike tracks, zip-lining, putt-putt and as far as zoos go, a very good one. Plus, plus. 

There are 11 golf course in under 15 km from Liz at Lancaster. There is a gym at the end of the street - about 6 blocks away. Plus there is an entrance to Delta Park which is used by dog walkers, runners and even horse riders a mere 6 blocks from Liz at Lancaster.

When are you arriving?

Blue Room
Sleeps up to 2
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Earth Room
Sleeps up to 2
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Studio flatlets
Sleeps up to 3
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Cottages - one bedroom and separate living room with open plan kitchen
Sleeps up to 4
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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79 Lancaster Avenue, Craighall Park, Jjhannesburg

GPS: -26.1275066, 28.024541699999986 Map

We accept socialized house trained pets by arrangement

The Terms and Conditions of your booking are deemed as being accepted on receipt of the 50% deposit, credit card details, or travel agent voucher. 

Less than 3 days, forfeit the full deposit

From 3 to 14 days, forfeit 75% of the deposit

From 14 to 21 days, forfeit 50% of the deposit

From 21 to 28 days, forfeit 25% of the deposit

In the event of a no-show, the full amount of the full stay (if the stay is 4 days or less) is due.

Please note that all cancellations must be made in writing. 

  • Airport Transfers
  • Baby-sitting Service
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Disabled Access / Facilities
  • Fridge
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Air-con
  • In Room Tea / Coffee services
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Service
  • Laundry Service / Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Pets welcome
  • Room service
  • Safe in room
  • TV or Satellite TV
  • Shops Nearby
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sight Seeing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Culture
  • Golfing
  • Childrens Fun
  • Gambling and Casinos