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At the Zoo Guest House

83 Kilkenny Road | Parkview, 2193, South Africa
At the Zoo Guest House

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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed here in January and enjoyed the experience . The guest house is very clean. Gisela and her team of Mickson and Thamu have excellent customer care skills. The whole experience felt like being at home. Breakfast was perfect . We went out most of the times during the day but spent most of our evenings with friends sat... More 

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gisela30, Owner at At the Zoo Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review. It is always nice to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay. Hope to see you again soon. Gisela More 

Brussels, Belgium
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We had an excellent stay At the zoo. Located in a quiet residential area this guesthouse has excellent service and very well equipped rooms. We particulalry enjoyed the sunny colours, the beautiful patio, the friendly service and the excellent breakfast. There are a couple of good restaurants nearby and we even dared to walk at night and had no problem... More 

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gisela30, Owner at At the Zoo Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and we hope to see you again soon. Warm regards. Gisela More 

Jersey, null, Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Just felt we wanted to say how much we enjoyed our stay. Our room was very comfortable and had everything we needed. The bath and shower was perfect and breakfast was really good. We wanted to stay near our daughter and son inlaw and we had a very restful stay. thank you

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gisela30, Owner at At the Zoo Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Denise, thank you very much for the fantastic review, we are absolutely delighted. If Jersey gets to be too cold, just come back to Joburg. Thanks from the Team. Gisela with Mickson and Thabu More 

California, USA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

My daughter and I stayed for 3 nights. From the time we arrived we felt welcomed and all our needs met. Large, impeccable clean room with private bathroom. Delicious breakfast made to order. Helpful, friendly and centrally located for Rosebank, Kilarney, JHB Zoo and Parkview to mention a few. Perfectly safe and I would high recommend At the Zoo Guest... More 

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gisela30, Owner at At the Zoo Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review on Trip Advisor. Greatly appreciated and we hope we will see the whole family again sometime. Regards Gisela More 

San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I felt at quite at home here while visiting South Africa for work for a few days in July. From the moment I called Gisela, the owner, to ask some questions about wifi and other things, she was so helpful and friendly. I arrived late at night and despite the hour, the staff were warm and welcoming. My room was... More 

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Medway, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Our family stayed in the two rooms off the breakfast room. They were nicely appointed and comfortable. Hot breakfast (7 to 9 AM) was excellent. It included an array of fruit, yogurt and granola too. A nice selection of teas and good coffee. The walk into Parkview center and to the Zoo was short and seemed safe. The restaurants within... More 

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Bulawayo
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

This was our 3rd visit to 'At the Zoo' in Johannesburg situated near Johannesburg Zoo and Zoo lake. Nearby are Rosebank, Killarney malls also the huge mall of Woodmead. We stayed in 'The Suite' which is either bed and breakfast or, for stay of 7 nights or more you can self cater. The Suite offers a separate double bedroom and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Upon my arrival, The Avenue dusted with blue Jaccaranda flowers greeted me as I approached this delightful B&B. It was perfectly located as it is close to Rosebank where the Gautrain station has a train that runs every 15 minutes and this I found so convenient while commuting to and from Sandton as well as the odd meeting I had... More 

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gisela30, Owner at At the Zoo Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and do hope to see you in the New Year. It is always lovely to get positive feedback from our valued guests. Season's Greetings Gisela More 

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