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    Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse

    84 3rd Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good26%
    • Average8%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 93 reviews

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Highly recommend! We traveled as a big group of 9! We were welcomed by Greg (the owner) and offered excellent and personal service. He also assisted us as we planned local tours prior to our arrival. I was concerned about the location, cleanliness and safety,...More

    Thank Valerie D
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks very much for your kind comments it was great having your group stay with us :-) I hope that you enjoyed your Safari. Best wishes Greg

    Reviewed 12 June 2017

    Great location- close to lively street with lots of restaurants. We stayed in a cottage unit. The geyser was cold on our stay and made a great mess when using the shower. Also, tv was not functional as it could not show any tv channels.

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    Reviewed 13 May 2017

    The room was very comfortable and the owner is extremely friendly had helpful. He went out of his way to relay messages to us regarding our transportation when our flight was delayed and our luggage lost. I would recommend this place which is just off...More

    Thank peggys642017
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 14 May 2017

    Thanks very much for your review. I have noted the point regarding the baths. Thanks Greg

    Reviewed 11 May 2017

    This was the first time staying here. There were a group of 6 of us and some did not make it on time due to airline delay. Greg was so helpful relaying messages between the 2 groups and helping us with anything we needed. The...More

    Thank tex2mex
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 13 May 2017

    Thanks very much for your kind review, Greg

    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    Room was slightly bare and lacked soap in the bathroom but was comfortable and quiet and good value for a very reasonable price. Heater in the room was not working at the time. Breakfast on the stoep sitting in the sun was wonderful and a...More

    Thank ayresstephanie
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 8 May 2017

    Thanks very much for your review and feedback :-) We do provide soap and shower gel in each room. Thanks for drawing the information that we forgot to provide you with the correct items. We are in the process of adding more features to each...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • US$39 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    "Surprised that beds were twins - but can be moved together."
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    "We saw two rooms and they were lovely."
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    "If you need a driver ask for Mike. He's as cheap as a taxi but comes equipped with a tonne of local..."
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