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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing experience the owners were friendly and very welcoming! Everything was neat and clean and breakfast was lovely... My partner and I definitely will be coming back I truly felt at home

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Appalling experience; manager walked around in tights/underwear using his power (male/white) to intimidate his staff member. Total disregard for other humans. I literally got sick after this incident.

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Powell River, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights with our 3 boys, ages 12, 9 and 9. The location is excellent, in the heart of Melville and within easy walking distance to many restaurants, shops, services, etc. Our room was large, bright, immaculate and tastefully decorated. The breakfasts were delicious and plentiful. The garden and pool are delightful. The staff are wonderful...

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Sunburyhouse2092, Owner at Sunbury Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jerry and Natalie, It was a absolute please having you guys and the boys with us for your stay in JHB. Dean's got that touch to make people feel at home. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and may you have a great festive season. Warm regards Gerhard

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My friend and I stayed here for one night on a stop-over in Joburg. First of all, we arrived at 2pm in the afternoon which the owner knew about. When we arrived, he was not there to greet us, and only a maid was there (who did not seem to speak a lot of English). We were supposed to be...

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Sunburyhouse2092, Owner at Sunbury Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Lindsey, My Staff great you when arrived and showed you the room, and use of the keys, not a maid a housekeeper. The Police came back and did a full inspection of the property, no force entry any where on the property, it was also confirmed you came in last, you locked up. Nothing stolen of the guest -...

Reviewed 2 October 2016

On arrival at the BnB, we discovered that the rooms were double booked. The host of the BnB, swearing and having no respect for his staff. Having a party(it seems as it was extremely loud and until late) in the lounge (which was not exactly a comfortable area) which was right next to one of the rooms making it extremely...

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Sunburyhouse2092, Owner at Sunbury Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Mitchell, just explained to Paul, did you guys share a room then? I took the time to come stay in the yellow room, and you are correct, the one wall drywall and the curtain bad, i don't book this room out any more, the lounge next to it and sometimes the tv is on a channel do sound like...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Pet friendly, polite and lots of help offered with any requests. Lots of changes have taken place in upgrades. Dinner is great served on White linen and underplates with vintage cutlery. Red Room is a great setting for a pet friendly stay. Red Room and Lilac room is easy for smokers as they both have exits to outside areas.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Makes one want to come back .Home away from home. The staff and owner was very accommodating and takes care of all your needs. The rooms where spacious and clean.I will surely return . access to surrounding areas is very easy to get to.

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Sunburyhouse2092, Owner at Sunbury Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for these kind words. Many thanks Gerhard

Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2016

A home away from home with warm atmosphere and great service. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful and are willing to go the extra mile.A great stay and I will definitely be back for more.

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Sunburyhouse2092, Owner at Sunbury Guest House, responded to this review

HI Frank, Thank you for the kind words, will see you soon. Many thanks Gerhard

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I stayed at Sunbury house for almost 4 months to complete my studies at University of Johannesburg. It is an excellent accommodation with friendly staff. Recently the owners renovated the place, it is even more beautiful now. Also it is located in a nice area called Melville. Restaurants and shops are close.

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Sunburyhouse2092, Owner at Sunbury Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Renske, I'm pleased to hear you love the changes we made. :) Many thanks Gerhard

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2015

The rooms are very large, with nice high ceilings which keep things cool in the Summer months. The guesthouse is benefiting from renovations, giving the whole property a newer and fresher feeling. The owner goes to great lengths to make your stay enjoyable and run smoothly, which is a nice touch when you're away from home. Sunbury represents excellent value...

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Drama R, Owner at Sunbury Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jesse, Thank you for your review, I/We will always do our best keeping our guests happy. :) Many thanks and Warm regards Gerhard

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunbury Guest House is a unique and very popular little guest house situated in a very central part of Melville - Auckland Park. Beautiful house build in 1920's, it boasts many stunning features including pressed ceilings, a large swimming pool, garden, friendly staff and management. Spacious rooms each with a different and special touch and theme some bathrooms part of the shower closed with blind 2 bathroom combined shower and bath - 1 room shower only 1 room bath and shower - Bar fridge and Tea station. Sunbury is a well established jewel not to be missed. Under New Management - Done with renovations. Home away from Home ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunbury Guest House

Address: 24 Sunbury Avenue | Melville, 2195, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg
Price Range: $29 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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