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Green Gables

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   33A 10th Avenue | Rivonia, Rivonia, Sandton 2128, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 14 Rivonia B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greyton, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

It appears that nothing is too much trouble for Christopher and his team, as they go about their business making your stay as hassle-free as possible. The property itself is set in a quiet cul-de-sac, yet close to major freeways to get almost anywhere you need to in the northern suburbs as quickly as possible. Fantastically comfortable bed with crisp... More

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Buffalo, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

A sudden medical emergency took my wife and I to JoBurg. Not much time to research accomodations. Green Gables is located near the Sunninghill hospital so appeared to fit our needs. And it most certainly did! First, our online experience. Christopher, the host, and Evelyn, his secretary, provided fast and accurate communication to all our questions. They arranged a driver... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Excellent bed and breakfast in a safe and quiet suburb in the Sandton area of Johannesburg. Wonderfully comfortable and well-maintained rooms and gardens, and a very welcoming host, which made for a restful and restorative stay. Convenient Gautrain bus stop less than 100m up the hill, made for a pleasant trip to the airport on my way out of South... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011 via mobile

Home from home convenient safe and a pleasure, well worth the stay

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

I normally stay in 5-star hotels so Green Gables was really unusual for me. But I'm so glad I stayed. It made me realise how important 'connection' really is. And the host at Green Gables, Christopher Hughes, is a Master at it. He's a character — one that could well be on every travel show you see. My morning breakfasts... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

Just outside the hectic of Jo'burg. Wonderful gardens, swimmingpool (small but good enough), convenient rooms, helpfull owner + staff and delicious breakfast. All you need to explore Jo'burg, Sandton, Rivonia and even Pretoria. Very nearby the M1 Motorway and only 20 minutes from OR Tambo airport. The place to be!

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Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2011

Despite the fact I spend most of my time at my office the whole 3 weeks at Green Gables have been wonderful. It was quiet, relaxing and the view from my room on the garden was breathtaking. The Service was \"5 Stars\" and you have a love to the detail. I definitely will come back. I definitely will recommend you... More

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Davis, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2010

We were required to make a hasty trip to South Africa (our first) due to Penny's brother hospitalized at Sunninghill Hospital in Rivonia. I quickly chose lodging by randomly selecting a facility that met our criteria for such an event--close to the hospital and one that served breakfast. Upon arrival at Green Gables, we were gratefully amazed at the helpfulness... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

Stayed here for 5 days with a colleague on business trip. Met christopher, the charming still-single owner (hint! hint!). Serves simple breakfast in his cosy kitchen with a dash of his witty and wise cracks on current issues and his number one love, diving. Beds were very comfortable and rooms were very clean and equipped with heated flooring, flat screen... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

Glad that Green Gables is finally listed on TripAdvisor, as I and my colleagues have been staying there whenever we are in Johannesburg. I find it truly peaceful, it has a beautiful garden, very greeny plushed trees (during spring and summers) all around and is close to a number of restaurants. It is a mere 15 minutes drive from Sandton... More

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Additional Information about Green Gables

Also Known As:
Green Gables Rivonia, Sandton
Address: 33A 10th Avenue | Rivonia, Rivonia, Sandton 2128, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton > Rivonia
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Rivonia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Green Gables 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Green Gables is a peaceful & well established guest house which has a Cape Dutch country house ambiance. Our spacious, en-suite bedrooms are all individually decorated and have separate entrances. The sprawling, largely indigenous garden, with a number of private areas, is home to a wide variety of birdlife. ... more   less 
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