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Brooklyn Guesthouses

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   128 Murray Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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Ranked #160 of 303 Pretoria B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014
Thomas D Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Where do I start to say how terrible this establishment was? Much of what we experienced is similar to previous reviews: the place is NOT clean, run down and depressing. The one meal we ate was dismay - cold, no gravy and a frozen piece of chicken schnitzel slapped on the plate. The managers make a point of ignoring you.... More

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Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
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35 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I was put up here by the organisers of a conference at the University of Pretoria. Previous reviews had made me rather nervous - unnecessarily so, as it turned out. I had a wonderfully decorated room, quiet in a separate bungalow, with a large bathroom attached. It is true that nights are cold, but we were warned about this, and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Although the property is in a safe and good area of Pretoria, the rooms were tired- looking and could do with considerable refurbishing. In particular, the bathrooms could have a mixer for hot and cold water at the sink, sanitary ware could be of a higher quality and the floors could be carpeted. Meals were also disappointing offering no choice... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The past weekend we decided to book a night in Brooklyn Guesthouse after reading on their website how passionate the owner is about “stylish living spaces, appetizing food”.The Tourism Grading Council’s 3 stars awarded to the Guesthouse made us look forward to spend the night there. We checked in at about 3:30, it took 2 people to figure out what... More

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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I stayed here for one evening. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The room, which was in effect a little house of its own, was nicely decorated, well warmed by a space heater, and very well-equipped (adapter plug, iron, etc) The surrounding neighbourhood is beautiful, and the place itself has lovely internal gardens. (Do be careful on the brick paving,... More

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Helsinki
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I was planning on giving the place a rating of one, simply because that is how disappointed I was with Brooklyn Guesthouses. But then I have to give one extra just for the lovely garden, good location (nice part of town, quiet, near Brooklyn Mall), vey tasty food and friendly service from the service staff. Other than that, the experience... More

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College Park, MD
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

I stayed here while traveling for a conference at the University of Pretoria. I didn't have a car, so it was conveniently within walking distance (about 15 minutes) of the university. You can also walk to the mall, about 15 minutes in the other direction. It is a very pretty place. The breakfast was really nice, I thought, especially the... More

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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67 reviews 67 reviews
56 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

I have never stayed in South African Guesthouses but the Brooklyn Guesthouse is a treat. Some 30 rooms divided over a green area equal to a soccerfield, with a tiny pool (more a size for frogs than people). Very traditional furniture and decoration (reminds me of the Netherlands in the fifties) but definitely with a certain atmosphere. Quiet tea-garden tucked... More

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England
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Lovely rooms and very friendly staff. Nice gardens to relax in. Altogether I really enjoyed my stay here.

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Address: 128 Murray Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Hotel Style:
Ranked #160 of 303 B&Bs / Inns in Pretoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Brooklyn Guesthouses 3*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Brooklyn Guesthouses is situated in the tranquil suburb of Brooklyn – one of Pretoria’s most exclusive residential areas.Brooklyn Guesthouses is ideally situated for business, academic, training, sport and leisure itineraries in the greater Pretoria area. It’s a mere 5 minutes drive away from the central business district (CBD) of Pretoria – the capital city of South Africa. ... more   less 
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