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Brooklyn Guesthouses

128 Murray Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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Ranked #143 of 311 Pretoria B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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new york city, new york
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the guest house for a week while attending a conference in Pretoria. My room was clean and comfortable- The staff was pleasant- The breakfast and meals were consistently good. The location was safe- The price was reasonable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed only one night as I was in transit from Namibia to Malawi. I will recommend it for its security and tranquility. The swimming pool is clean and the breakfast is great. The staff were caring and went out of their way to ensure that I enjoyed my stay.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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115 hotel reviews
392 helpful votes 392 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is our second stay at this establishment. The location is very convenient to University of Pretoria and there is a shopping mall nearby. The neighborhood is nice. The grounds are nice and there is a swimming pool, although the water did not look too clear. Breakfast is fine. We had dinner here and it was fine. As noted in... More 

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Pemba, Mozambique
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Had a great stay between last October and November. The rooms were great but I would definitely advise more care regarding cleanliness. Overall we had a great stay and would for sure return and recommend! The staff is extremely friendly and helpful! I regret not having enjoyed more breakfasts and other meals!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Got in late, the "security" gate where the cars are parked was open, my room opened onto the same car park; with only a rickety glass door between me and the elements of the street; lights in the dirty room were not working; the phone broken so I could not phone for assistance; no toilet paper was provided - everything... More 

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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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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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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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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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