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Ginnegaap Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   54 4th AVE | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Ranked #27 of 233 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colorado Springs
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After travelling nearly 48 hours from USA through Germany to RSA, Ginnegaap Guesthouse was a warm welcome. First of all, the house's driver, Jaco, pick us both up at the terminal and drove us to the house for about $37 USD (after Rand conversion). His welcoming pick up and information about Jo-Burg was just what we needed when exhausted and... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Hotel for great value, our room was perfectly clean, spacious and comfortable lying in a beautiful garden with a pool just across. Delicious and rich breakfast that you can enjoy in a beautiful garden and the staff has been just amazing!! We would always come back!!

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Schweiz, Basel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Ginnegaap Guesthouse for 10 days in June and July in a lovely appartment. I loved the vintage style there! It was really cosy and I felt like in a cocoon. Warm Welcome and excellent Service. Great Breakfast!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place in a bohemian and fun part of Joburg. Excellent value and the staff are very accommodating, they do a pickup from the airport and can give lifts around town which is really useful. Excellent breakfasts.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I found the Ginegaap Fuesthouse on venere.com and since I knew Melville from previous trips to Jo'burg I decided to give it a try for a long weekend. Location wise the guesthouse isn't too difficult to find once you are on Melville's main drag, i.e. Seventh Street. I was staying in the main house, which has a charming and homely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

There were 3 of us travelling on business. We had a great stay here in 2 self-catering apartments and a luxury room. The rooms were clean, service was excellent. We felt safe and looked after. Breakfast was perfect. Short walk in a safe area to restaurants. Nice small pool to relax besides. Free wi-fi was essential. Rooms are enormous. Included... More

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

From the minute we arrived, I felt special as we were greeted by Patrick at the gate. We were escorted to our parking space and he made sure that everything was explained to us, showing us around and taking care of the luggage, etc. It is such a lovely place, very safe, with your own privacy, yet homely, very clean... More

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

We are always delighted when we hear that our guests left Ginnegaap with great memories. Thank you! More

Beirut, Lebanon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Spent 4 days with some friends at Ginnegaap in April, had a great time really enjoyed the homey feel of the place, specially the little hang out areas behind the rooms. Phillip was super friendly and helpful and his eggs are amazing! They set up a few tours for us to do that were amazing with the very helpful and... More

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Thank you! So glad you enjoyed our guest house, breakfast and the tours we've arranged for you and your friends. We are really trying to give our guests a good feeling about Johannesburg, More

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

What a warm welcome! We arrived very early in the morning at Johannesburg. We used the shuttleservice of Ginnegaap. The sun of Corline drove us to Ginnegaap and told a lot about the surrounding while driving. Next time we book a tour!! Corline invited us to join breakfast while waiting for our room to be cleaned. So we could enter... More

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

Thank you. We always try to accommodate our guests arriving early after a long flight and we understand that all you want is your room, a cup of coffee or tea and a warm shower. More

Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Nice, clean room and bathroom. Friendly staff. Hearty breakfast with a vast choice. I appreciated the fact that extra service was included: ironing board and iron, hair dryer, at no extra cost. Lower points: the wifi didn't work, and the tea facilities in the room weren't replaced that regularly. No hanger in the bathroom (it seemed broken and had not... More

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

Glad you enjoyed our rooms, breakfast and all the extras at no additional cost! I am glad to say that we managed to sort out our Wi-Fi. We've had problems from time to time, but all ended when we changed service providers. We take all comments to heart and thanks to you, the other small problems you mentioned were sorted... More

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Address: 54 4th AVE | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ginnegaap Guesthouse 3*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
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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 
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