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Ginnegaap Guesthouse

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg
Reviewed 12 March 2017

See you again soon. This time I wont travel with train. Even when were 9 hours late you still arranged a cab for us . Much appreciated. The stay was excellent. I will defintaely rcommend Your place to everyone I know. Keep on giving a wonderful service.

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dankie Leanda! Always a pleasure to welcome you back.

Johannesburg
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Lovely and clean bedrooms with king size bed. There is Parking in the guesthouse. Near the 7th street were there are lots of restaurants. Fantastic south africain breakfeast. We recommand this guesthouse.

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Ginnegaap. It means a lot to us to know that our guests appreciate our efforts. We have recently enlarged our parking area and we can now accommodate more cars behind our gates with easier access in and out of the parking area. We are glad that you enjoyed our breakfast! We try...

Brussels
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I had a lovely stay at Ginnegaap! The place has a lot of charm and my room was large, bright and clean. The host was very accommodating when I asked to continue occupying my room on the last day until I had to leave for the airport. This enabled me to finish a text that was due for work.

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Ginnegaap. If it is at all possible for us and we have the rooms available, we allow guests to check out later without any additional costs. Glad this helped you to finish your text.

boston
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights, and enjoyed our stay very much. We hired a driver from the B and B to take us around the city, and his expertise was very much appreciated. We also had the chance to dine in restaurants within walking distance, that were great! If you are in Johannesburg, and looking for a neighborhood guesthouse,...

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at Ginnegaap. The guides we recommend to our guests are selected for their knowledge and love of Joburg which makes a visit to Johannesburg much more than just a stopover. Melville is such a great neighborhood of Johannesburg with some of the best restaurants right on our doorstep. So, no need to...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Nice breakfast and cleaning. But we have several problems with the staff. They put us ina bedroom (number 4) that is pretty much next door to the kitchen, so the loud noisy started everyday at 7am. The manager also didn't seem to care about or respect the resting time of her guests. she put such a loud music in her...

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

I am so sorry that found some of our services disappointing. I appreciate your feedback and assure you that we take your response seriously. We have put changes into place to avoid these misunderstandings and errors in the future.

Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was our second stay at Ginnegaap Guest House; our first time was in January 2013. There's a big reason we came back - THE BREAKFASTS! There are many tasty options for the hot breakfast, plus proper Greek yoghurt and fresh fruit, cereals, milk and juice, etc. on the buffet table. But it's not just the breakfasts we came back...

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to Ginnegaap and to write this review. We are trying to accommodate all needs with our breakfast and to keep it as fresh and healthy as possible. What makes Melville so great is the fact that you can safely walk around during the day and night. Sure, one must be on the lookout for opportunists as...

Polokwane
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The location is excellent. Close to the streets with all the restaurants & shops. Our "Apartment" was clean and adequately furnished, although the mattresses were incredibly hard. The breakfast was very nice. The let-down was the parking. One long drive-way, guests park behind each other and subsequently must remove your car when person parked in front wants to leave. On...

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

With the small stands in Melville, parking is a problem at most guest houses. To be able to park all cars safely at night, we are renting a piece of land from the school next to us. For this reason we cannot make any changes or enlarge the area. Fortunately, it does not happen often that we are forced to...

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Ginnegaap Guesthouse for one night and it was a very nice experience! The friendly and smiling manager took me in without hesitation while I didn't make a reservation, had a great sleep, filling breakfast and very nice service with everything. Definitely recommendable!

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our night manager is a great asset to welcome guests after hours.

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I was recently in JHB for work, and brought my husband and 9 month old son. I was amazed to see this place efficient and perfect for business (hi speed wifi, early breakfast) AND incredibly family friendly (high-chair, flexible check-out, friendly staff). I can't recommend this place highly enough. The premises are clean and safe, the food healthy and delicious,...

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great comments. We welcome families visiting Johannesburg and really try to create a safe environment for them.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 27 August 2016

If you're looking for warm hospitality, absolutely amazing breakfast, outstanding service and an excellent location in Johannesburg, Ginnegaap Guesthouse is a must. The rooms are very spacious and stylish. The staff (especially Patrick) are friendly and very helpful. I've stayed at Ginnegaap twice in the last 6weeks and will definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Corlien P, Owner at Ginnegaap Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you! Our staff work very hard to make our guests feel welcome and cherished. Your positive review serve as a great motivation for them to keep the good work up.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ginnegaap Guest House in Melville is a charming cottage-style house in one of the oldest and most vibrant suburbs in Johannesburg. This highly recommended and trendy establishment with its 12 tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms offer business and holiday makers a warm, friendly and comfortable home from home.Within walking distance from quaint coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries, book stores and antique shops, Ginnegaap is your perfect escape in the buzzing city of Johannesburg. Stylish rooms, great breakfasts, friendly and caring staff, affordable and spotlessly clean! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ginnegaap Guesthouse

Address: 54 4th AVE | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $71 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ginnegaap Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“BEst room in my opinion above front parking”
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Carin001, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“luxury with direct garden access”
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“Rooms by the street are a bit noisy”
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