We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Petra Guest House

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Greater Johannesburg
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 21: English reviews
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.

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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.

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MJWNZ
Windhoek
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.

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AKADANIELK9

30 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (30)
Viewed
View from Room (5)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (10)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Greater Johannesburg hotels
63.5 km away
African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa
30.5 km away
Eagles Nest Estate Guest House
15.7 km away
Towers Lodge
Towers Lodge
#7 of 8 in Germiston
6 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.9 km away
Premier Hotel OR Tambo
Premier Hotel OR Tambo
#4 of 26 in Kempton Park
1,781 reviews
32.9 km away
Misty Hills Country Hotel
Misty Hills Country Hotel
#4 of 6 in Muldersdrift
431 reviews
11.5 km away
Michelangelo Hotel
Michelangelo Hotel
#3 of 49 in Sandton
866 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Petra Guest House

Address: 56A High Road | Edenvale, 1609, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg
Number of rooms: 29
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Petra Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
5 of 5