Johannesburg Journals

From Jo'burg to Durban via Kruger Park

A June 2005 trip to Johannesburg by Overlander

Don Suites Hotel Photo, Johannesburg, South Africa More Photos
Quote: Once out of the Jo'burg area, the drive across the High Veld through the Drakensberg Mountains and down to Kruger is one of the world's great "easy" road trips.

Don Suites Hotel

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Don Suites Hotel Photo, Johannesburg, South Africa
This apartment-hotel, just a 5-minute drive from Johannesburg's Jan Smuts International Airport, was one of the best buys we have gotten in a couple decades at least. For a princely sum of US$45, via Expedia, I must admit, we had a bedroom, a kitchenette, large living room, and a huge bath. The beds were comfy, the kitchenette was well-appointed, and the living area was a delight to come back to after a hard day of sightseeing. It was also nice to be able to prepare our own breakfasts in the morning that were precisely to our liking.In a way, the best thing about the place was the staff. They made sure we had absolutely everything we needed, even arranging for us to change rooms after 10pm b...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 21, 2006

Don Suites Hotel
6 Electron Ave., Isando.
Johannesburg, South Africa 1600
+27 (11) 392 6082