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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to sleep somewhere for the evening...the place had no toilet seat, no milk for tea and no tv channels besides SABC 1, 2, 3 and Etv. Very expensive to go to town with their transportation. Won't recommend this place.

Thank Daniélle M
Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of things need to improve at this place. The rooms smell stuffy, the beds are poor and cranky. The food is far from hotel standards. Some places of the exterior floors have been applied with a vanish, making them super-slippery when wet. Wifi requires you to sign in via Facebook - which makes no logical sense if offered...

Thank Motsomi275
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The Guest house is very quiet,has some nice tidy room with air conditioning.Toilets are clean ,rooms are also clean but the only problem is the beddings a bit too old .Another problem is if you want to order any you have to go to the reception because they don't have Telephones in the rooms.The food is delicious and the chef...

Thank Nathan C
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Like many others on recent flights to Johannesburg, we encountered a painfully long immigration line (only 2 staff for 400+ travelers) and consequently missed an onward flight to another destination. We were encouraged to stay at the Petra Guest House by airport staff (who may have an agreement with its owners!). While it was pleasant, clean, and met all basic...

1Thank David H
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We were forced to stay in Johanesbourg because of flight issues. They offer free transport for and to the airport. Clean rooms, wi fi, and breakfast for sprox 50usd. If you are in transit amd don't want to spend a lot of money, It's a good place.

Thank Buenos A
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We got stuck in Joburg without any available connecting flights until the next day. We went to the airport Tourism Desk and found a lovely representative that recommended Petra Guest House, ideally located near the airport. The Guest House offers free 24-hour shuttle services from and to the airport. The accommodation is clean, peaceful and safe. We found the staff...

Reviewed 19 November 2015

This establishment looks nothing like the pictures in the brochure or on the website. It as far more basic, and quite run-down. WiFi was poor. Expensive at the price, and obviously giving kickbacks to airport staff who advise visitors.

1Thank CustomerOpp
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed at Petra Guest House because we missed our return flight. The kitchen offers food and breakfast and it may appear basic for some travellers but more than adequate. The children enjoyed the stay and loved the animals. The staff were friendly and attentive to our needs. The receptionist made sure that we were looked after and arranged a...

Thank Manjit K
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Firstly i want to say the staff are very friendly and nice..i just think the owners need to update and improve the rooms and especially the kitchen i was shocked when i saw in what condition the place was. They really have such a nice idea about everything it will definitely help of they have a little makeover..make sure the...

1Thank Michelle M
Edenvale, South Africa
Reviewed 25 April 2015

will stay again. was wonderful enjoyed every moment. friendly staff as told. brochures need a little more work and employees should be in uniform with name badges. my experience was great with you guys you're my home away from home. remember anyone booking in at PETRA that i recommend taking the breakfast its great and plus its included in the...


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Address: 56A High Road | Edenvale, 1609, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg
Number of rooms: 29
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“Upper floors are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 659davidh659, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Good location”
 of 5 bubbles 485manjitk, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“rooms; 07,09,10 best single rooms to book”
 of 5 bubbles AKADANIELK9, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Stay away from this property!”
 of 5 bubbles Lolomafoundation, 13 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Try to get a room away from the office area if you don't want to be woken up by the parrots at silly o'clock in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesB482, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
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