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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

Staff and owner were exceptionally helpful and friendly. Good knowledge of what to do and where to go. Lovely and homely with a lovely lawn and pool to relax in/on. A very creatively put together guest house. Really enjoyed the weekend and the accommodation was spot!

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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

Nice place, clean and exceeded my expectations, the location is easy to find if you are from out of town. We will come back if we need to visit Joburg. I liked the rooms, size , linen and the comfort.

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Thank you for your great comments. We are so glad that you enjoyed everything we have on offer. More 

Le Mans, France
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

We stayed 2 night at Ginnegaap B&B in Melville and we really enjoyed. All is perfect , all the staff are kindly. Breakfast are very good. We see all the spots we want to see in Johannesburg with a very kindly driver. If we will be back in Johannesburg , we will stay again at Ginnegaap House. Philippe & Isabelle... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

All the staff at this cute little guest house were very attentive polite and helpful. The place itself is very charming with a real english country feel to it. We felt very safe and the shops.and bars etc are close enough to walk to. Also the lncluded breakfast was amazing.... would definately stay here again.

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

Ginnegapp has very comfortable rooms, a great breakfast and lovely grounds. The area is safe and the guesthouse is secure. It’s just a short stroll to cafes and restaurants. There was a fridge and microwave in the room. Corlien provided prompt and helpful service by email and phone when we were arranging our pick-up from the train station. Our train... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

We arrrived at Johannesburg early in the morning and were taken to Ginnegaap Guest house where we were heartily welcomed by Corlien in her lovely, lovely garden. Invited to have coffee and breakfast in the sunshine. It is such a nice place to stay, breakfast is overwhelming and delicious. Nice to sit on the terrace during breakfast. We enjoyed ourselves... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Ginnegaap guesthouse on our way to a safari. It is a lovely place nestled in a quiet, safe neighborhood. The owner and her staff are all very personable and friendly. They arranged transportation for us to and from the airport, as well as a great driver for touring. Our room was clean and the included... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a great little guesthouse! Nestled in a pretty garden, in the heart of Melville, it's safe, neat, clean and secure ... And offers one of the best breakfasts I have ever seen at a guesthouse! Rooms are great and well-appointed, and staff are friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Spacious and nicely decorated rooms. The location is outstanding (around a 5 min walk to 7th street). The owner is kind, helpful and professional. I arrived one day later than expected but didn't get charged extra. There were no arguments and no discussions - just friendly smiles and a great breakfast.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Very helpful, polite and kind staff. Very clean, and we are quite particular about cleanliness. Close to shops, but not noisy. The beds are extremely comfortable, and we really appreciated the mattress heater. Overall, we enjoyed our stay, and would return.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $57 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ginnegaap Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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