Convenient, Comfortable and Consistently Good Liz at Lancaster Craighall Park, Rosebank Region, Johannesburg

Earth Room Bedroom
2 Standard Double Rooms

Two standard rooms with self-catering options are for ideal for short stay bed and breakfast accommodation in Johannesburg. Inter-leading across an internal passage, these rooms are suited to family accommodation in Rosebank Johannesburg.

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Sage Flatlet Bedroom
3 Studio Flatlets / Apartments

Some call them apartments, others family suites - we call them studio flatlets. These are very spacious one-roomed units with open- plan living section with fully-equipped kitchenette We have three which are ideal for long stay Johannesburg accommodation requests; as all are offered on a bed and breakfast basis or as self-catering accommodation.

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Garden Cottage sitting room
2 One-Bedroomed Cottages

One-bedroomed cottage accommodation in Craighall Park is ideal for long stays, corporate apartments in Johannesburg and those wanting short-term furnished accommodation in Sandton and Rosebank region.

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Online Booking Information

We have seven units but only 4 rooms are available for online bookings. If these are showing as booked please contact us directly via email to enquire about availability in the other units.

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Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

Searching for ROSEBANK guesthouses or SANDTON accommodation?
Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse is an ideal choice as we offer self-catering accommodation and B&B accommodation in CRAIGHALL PARK centrally located for these areas. One of several Craighall Park guesthouses, we are also near the major business and leisure hubs of Melrose Arch, Illovo, Dunkeld, Parktown and Johannesburg Central.

  • With the Rosebank Gautrain Station less than 3km away, there is safe fast access to and from O.R. Tambo International Airport, Pretoria, Sandton and Joburg CBD.
  • Grocery Store & Restaurant a 3 minute walk at the end of the block.
  • Spoilt for choice with neighbourhood restaurants and café culture in Craighall Park or nearby Parkhurst.
  • Choice of department stores, banks, restaurants, movies, bookshops at Hyde Park Mall or any of the Rosebank Malls.
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Reputation, Consistency and Value for Money
Comfort, service excellence and reasonable rates

One of the first guesthouses in Johannesburg, Liz at Lancaster opened in 1994. We have a long track record for comfort, service excellence and very reasonable rates.

  • Top ranking in Johannesburg on Tripadvisor of 146 guesthouses and of 263 B&Bs/Inns. See our Reviews
  • Full water security with storage tanks fed by water harvesting and borehole all professionally filtered
  • 100 mbps Fibre optic internet on UPS – stays connected at all times
  • Solar geysers and partial solar back-up
  • Consistent history of multiple awards
  • Service excellence from owner-manager Liz and her amazing team. With Liz, Tagala and Catherine living on-site there is always someone to attend to any query
  • Value-added extras
  • Very reasonable rates drop for weekly and monthly stays
  • On-site transport & transfer service
  • On-site laundry

Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse – Johannesburg Guest House

Latest News

april2024_1a Liz at Lancaster News

Whichever way you look at it, we are still number 1 on Tripadvisor in terms of traveler ranking. Liz at Lancaster is no 1 of 146 guesthouses in Johannesburg and no 1 of 263 B&Bs/Inns in Johannesburg. Here is part of a review from March 2024.
“Spending three weeks in a guesthouse felt like a challenge, but at Liz at Lancaster it turned out to be anything but. Liz and her exceptional staff have created a personal and caring atmosphere that is instantly welcoming. The self-catering accommodation, with its well-equipped kitchenette and private courtyard, is spacious and comfortable and the attention to detail speaks of Liz’s long experience in the hospitality industry. [There’s] the attractive pool with comfortable loungers placed in the shade offered huge relief and the birdlife attracted to the feeders in the immaculate garden added to the ambience. Great breakfasts served on the patio are an added pleasure. What’s not to like?”

april2024_2 Neighbourhood News

Craighall Park is remarkable in that it has a whole range of neighborhood eateries but yet it has retained its suburban feel without the rowdy party scene of the main drags (and weekend mayhem) in suburbs like Melville and Norwood; the parking challenges of 4th Ave Parkhurst; or the sterile bland internash-chic of enclosed malls. These eateries include family friendly; pub-vibe; fine-dining; local Italian pasta-pizza restaurants; cocktail bars; good value Chinese and Indian; and vegan/vegetarian offerings. And Liz at Lancaster at 79 Lancaster Ave, is centrally located for all these places. Check the 10 different locations which are not further than 2 km from the guesthouse.

What Our Guests Say

Liz, the hostess, was wonderful and accommodating. The rooms are cozy, with all the amenities of home. The additional heating services (warm water bottle, heater, electric blanket) were fantastic. Breakfast is also available, with a choice of alternatives.Liz at Lancaster was fabulous. The room was clean and had absolutely everything we needed for the night we were there. It was particularly nice to have a perfect cup of tea with fresh milk and a delicious homemade rusk in the morningWhat a lovely place to stay. My grandson and I had the most amazing 5 night stay there. Beautiful and fully equipped self catering unit and gorgeous garden and pool. Made to feel so at home and had a very special stay. Will be back for sure!After a few stressful weeks this was the perfect place for me to unwind and to find myself again! Luxury accommodation with everything you could wish for provided! I even had a private patio to sit and enjoy the sun! Loved my stay with Liz