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About Donnybrook Guesthouse

Donnybrook Guesthouse is situated in the lovely country environment of Glenferness, Johannesburg North. Converted from the original farm building of the Donnybrook estate, the Guesthouse offers you a warm and homely stay in an attractive country setting.Donnybrook is the ideal ‘stopover’ for the business or leisure traveller. We are conveniently situated close to shopping malls (Fourways Mall, Lonehill Shopping Centre and the new Mall of Africa), restaurants, conference centres and tourist attractions in the Midrand and Fourways area.We’re a working horse farm too, so feel free to give our horses plenty of love and carrots! Travelling to a horse show in Johannesburg and not sure where to stable? We’ll make sure that your equine friend has a cosy bed and paddock for the duration of your stay.Donnybrook Guesthouse has been voted Best Establishment in Glenferness 2015 and Best Value for Money in Glenferness 2015 by Sleeping-OUT’s annual Guest Satisfaction Awards. Thank you to our supporters! We are proud of these awards!We have free Wi-Fi Internet connection (Fibre optics) for the business traveller or for anyone wanting to access the Internet. (Available in the guesthouse only)An expansive patio with a view of green fields and riding stables is the perfect place to enjoy our home cooked breakfast. A large outdoor entertainment area and braai facilities offer visitors an opportunity to relax on deck chairs next to the swimming pool. For the more energetic, enjoy a game of tennis on our well-kept court. These are surrounded by an established, well-maintained garden with an abundant bird life.We have a fireplace in the main guesthouse and the larger apartment (Apartment 2) – perfect for those chilly Winter nights.Take a leisurely walk around our beautiful property and greet our friendly horses. And for those who take pleasure in a round of golf there are many beautiful courses nearby.Donnybrook provides excellent security and safe parking for your vehicles and horse trailers if necessary.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 52
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 11:00
  • Reviews: 10 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Afrikaans
  • French
* Please enquire for further details.

Donnybrook Guesthouse Rooms

Reviews for Donnybrook Guesthouse

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Francois Marshall
02 April 2018

Stayed in an apartment. Place was filthy. Torn curtain in bathroom. Stains on ceilings and walls. Bedding had burn marks. When entering apartment there was a bad smell in the room. Overall a very bad stay.

Edward Anangwe, Botswana
15 February 2017

the self catering units are ideal for long-term stay so that one may really appreciate the surrounding nature, especially the mornings and evenings

Sheila Ferris, South Africa
29 November 2016

We had a most enjoyable 3 day stay. Peaceful, guiet and beautiful setting. Dieneke made us feel most welcome and the directions were spot on. Will definitely return and recommend Donnybrook.

thane ninnemann, South Africa
17 November 2014

A pleasant relaxed homey stay. Will certainly return.

Samantha Hugo, South Africa
01 October 2013

We had a lovely stay at Donnybrook Guesthouse. We went to Joburg for the Sanesa Equestrian Competition and they have stables and paddocks so we had my daughters horse there as well. She loved opening the door and seeing her horse right there in the mornings.

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Donnybrook Guesthouse is 9.6km from the centre of Midrand , the nearest airport 13.5km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling