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    Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse

    84 & 86 3rd Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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    • Excellent52%
    • Very good26%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 99 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    like home away from home-unmatched combination price,amenities,nightlife,dining,and safety;when we come back to jo'burg this is no alternative plan.the breakfast was delicious and there is an excellent coffee/cappuccino machine. They partner with a friendly and dependable transport service (Mike) who is reasonably priced

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    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi :-) Thanks so very much for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Greg Bloom Salm

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    Sleepy Gecko is a very nice place to stay. Walking distance from 27 boxes and 7th street (lot of good restaurants). We really enjoyed the breakfast and the clean, big room. They really care about your safety.

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    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 9 November 2017

    Thanks so very much for staying with us :-) We hope to welcome you back to Sleepy Gecko Guest House in the Future. Kind regards Greg

    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    We enjoyed Greg's kindest help & assistance at all times. We forgot our plug adapter & he was only too glad to mail it to Cape Town. He proved very efficient & concerned when the tour we had booked didn't show up & arranged a...More

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    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 24 October 2017

    Dear Michelle, We have been slowly renovating each area of the guest house. The outside suites will be completed this month. We then need to attend to the floors in each of the rooms in the main house. This should be completed this year. During...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    I chose this place because it was close to where I was going to drop off my rental car the next morning. I enjoyed my brief stay. Breakfast was very good. I was able to walk a very short distance to thee local restaurant and...More

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    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Sue, Thanks very much for your kind review. When we built the guest house 10 years ago we designed the bathrooms to be "Wet bathrooms" This means that we have drainage built into the bathroom floor. The reason for this is to prevent mould,...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    Wow. What a surprise. Although no garden per se this guest house makes up for it with everything else! The sumptuous rooms and fascilities equal that of any top game resort. Beautiful and stylish, luxurious bedrooms with opulent en suites to the supurbly African vibe...More

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    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 30 September 2017

    Thanks very much for your kind review. The Amarula suite under went a complete revamp. Carpeting was replaced with wooden floor style tiling. The bathroom was repainted with a Kalahari enamel. Thanks for your feedback.

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • 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
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • US$39 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Room Tips
    "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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