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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 August 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Gecko Ridge. Comfortable rooms and living space. Beautiful outdoor area that included a bar, grill and pool. Breakfast each day was included and was delicious. Sandy, the proprietor, provided us with transportation (both her services and taxi recommendations) during our time in Jo'Burg. She was knowledgeable about restaurants and what to do while in...

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cleethorpes, uk
Reviewed 22 July 2010

We were four couples, 58 years+, needing to stay in Johannesburg for the quarter finals of the world cup. The accomodation is spotless, the beds comfortable, and the whole property attractively furnished. The gardens are beautiful, and a peaceful place in which to walk or relax. The hospitality is second to none - Sandy, the owner, arranged our airport transfers,...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 15 February 2010

This is my 3rd occasion that I have been staying at Gecko Ridge guest house. It finds itself hidden away in a beautiful suburb. It would be unfair to refer to Gecko ridge as a B&B because everything about this place from your room to lounge eating area to relaxation area outside eminates such a homely feel they you feel...

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Manchester, UK
Reviewed 10 May 2009

I had the chance, 2 years in a row, to stay at Gecko Ridge during my work placements (2.5 months each) in Jo'burg... Everything was there to make me feel comfortable and Sandy always added that little touch that transformed Gecko ridge into more than a classical guest house. Beautiful and clean house, friendly personnel, well-equipped rooms...what else to ask...

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Durbanville, Cape Town
Reviewed 7 May 2009

I would like to thank Sandy for the wonderful week I've could spent with her. She went out of her way to make sure what my dietary choices where and ensured that I could stick to my special diet for health reasons, which I never experienced with any other accommodation. She is also very safety concious and made me feel...

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Cape Town,
Reviewed 17 April 2009

The guesthouse has a very personal feel to it and Sandy, the host, is very accommodating and warm. Going away on business can really be tiresome, but this two night stay was really great. Breakfast was delicious and supper a nice warm home cooked meal. I stayed in the cottage, with an awesome view of the Ridge. The cottage allows...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2009

stayed for three days on part of a business trip to South Africe. Gecko ridge is very secure and safe. It is in a quiet part on the outside of J/Burg. The breakfasts are different with almost any thing you wanted or sometimes suggested to me . the food is good. This would be an ideal place to stay if...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gecko Ridge Guest House is nestled in the lush hills of the exclusive suburb of Bassonia, in Johannesburg. A welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city for both business or leisure traveler, with relaxed hospitality. Three stylish bedrooms in the main house and a gorgeous self-catering cottage make up the accommodation of this privately owned guesthouse. Easy access to major highways, Soweto, Gold Reef City, Soccer City and Ellis Park, cricket grounds, shopping malls, banks, restaurants, golf courses. Breakfast included. Tours and transport happily arranged. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gecko Ridge Guest House

Address: 6 Rex Avenue | Bassonia, Johannesburg 2061, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: RM297 - RM355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The Cottage”
 of 5 bubbles Tshegofatso547, 2 Apr 2013 | Read review
“I loved the privacy of the cottage outside; I called it my 'tree-house'. The view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles MiekeB65, 12 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The cottage...it is a little house all by itself...just a stroll down a garden path!”
 of 5 bubbles PattyA671, 6 Apr 2012 | Read review
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