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Polokwane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is excellent. Close to the streets with all the restaurants & shops. Our "Apartment" was clean and adequately furnished, although the mattresses were incredibly hard. The breakfast was very nice. The let-down was the parking. One long drive-way, guests park behind each other and subsequently must remove your car when person parked in front wants to leave. On... More 

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

With the small stands in Melville, parking is a problem at most guest houses. To be able to park all cars safely at night, we are renting a piece of land from the school next to us. For this reason we cannot make any changes or enlarge the area. Fortunately, it does not happen often that we are forced to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Ginnegaap Guesthouse for one night and it was a very nice experience! The friendly and smiling manager took me in without hesitation while I didn't make a reservation, had a great sleep, filling breakfast and very nice service with everything. Definitely recommendable!

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

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our night manager is a great asset to welcome guests after hours. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent nearly a week there , the place is super quiet , have swimming pool , they do amazing breakfast as well and all the staff is so so nice , thy were always very helpful and made us feel like at home ! The bungalow we had was fully equipped and clean

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

We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled that you had a good time at Ginnegaap. More 

Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently in JHB for work, and brought my husband and 9 month old son. I was amazed to see this place efficient and perfect for business (hi speed wifi, early breakfast) AND incredibly family friendly (high-chair, flexible check-out, friendly staff). I can't recommend this place highly enough. The premises are clean and safe, the food healthy and delicious,... More 

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

Thank you so much for your great comments. We welcome families visiting Johannesburg and really try to create a safe environment for them. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're looking for warm hospitality, absolutely amazing breakfast, outstanding service and an excellent location in Johannesburg, Ginnegaap Guesthouse is a must. The rooms are very spacious and stylish. The staff (especially Patrick) are friendly and very helpful. I've stayed at Ginnegaap twice in the last 6weeks and will definitely recommend it to anyone.

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

Thank you! Our staff work very hard to make our guests feel welcome and cherished. Your positive review serve as a great motivation for them to keep the good work up. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

The Ginnegap Guesthouse is only a short distance to 7th street in Melville--a lively little neighborhood with great restaurants and a nice local feel. The room was well appointed and Patrick was especially helpful and friendly. Breakfast was phenomenal.

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

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Ginnegaap. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Ginnegaap Guesthouse is very close to the mass of cafes, restaurants, bars, and shops surrounding 7th Street in Melville. My room was comfortable, the staff was very helpful, and the breakfast was delicious. I would certainly stay here again.

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

We are glad that you enjoyed Melville as well as your stay at Ginnegaap. The great thing about Melville is the fact that you can walk around freely and most of what you need is right on our doorstep. More 

Shanghai Region, China
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful room, lovely staff, gorgeous breakfast! But the best bit is the location as it is a 5 minute walk from about 10 restaurant/bars just up the road. Would definitely be back there to stay again!

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

Thank you for telling people how great Melville is! Also your lovely comments about Ginnegaap. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Our quick getaway to the City forour second wedding anniversary brought us to Ginnegaap Guesthouse. Along with our eight month old son, we stayed in a self-catering unit which is separated from the main house. The unit was neat and met our expectations. Being out for the evening we didn't make use of the self-catering facilities but had a very... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Ginnegaap for your 2nd wedding anniversary! Our apartments are ideal for families or longer stays as it has more space and you can cook your own food. Melville also has one of the few restaurants that cater for parents and children. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

To start off the owner Corlien is lovely and warm, she and the staff made me feel welcome. I am not a fan of guesthouses, they tend to be sometimes a bit "too personal". Luckily the team at Ginnegaap understood the fine balance between being welcoming, friendly and "too much" Parking is free in a safe environment. The guesthouse has... More 

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

Thank you for your great comments. We do not as a rule accept pets, but if they are small and well behaved, we allow it. We take your comments on our breakfast room needing TLC serious and will have a hard look on what needs to change. In summertime, though, guest enjoy having breakfast in the garden. This leaves a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Ginnegaap Guesthouse

Address: 54 4th AVE | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $49 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ginnegaap Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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