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Ginnegaap Guesthouse

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We arranged to be picked up at the airport. After a very long flight, our driver met us and was very friendly and excited to tell us all about Johannesburg. We pulled into the guesthouse and were met by our host Corlien. She was very welcoming and explained the ins and outs of the property. We were brought to our...

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

Thank you! We are so glad that you felt at home at Ginnegaap. We try our best to make everyone feel happy and to assist wherever we can.

Reviewed 11 May 2016

Really nice place! Homey. Friendly staff, awesome service. Breakfast is really yummy. Try to book a tour with their amazing tourguide Jaco. Felt totally safe walking around in Mellville. Great surprise! Will come back for sure! Wednesday night is night market-night around the corner in 27 boxes... go there!

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

Thank you so much for your comments. We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour with Jaco. We think he is one of the great guides in Johannesburg. He knows and loves Johannesburg and it shows in the tours that he offers.

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The guesthouse is perfectly located within Melville, one of the best neighborhoods in Johannesburg, surrounded by nice restaurants, cafes, drinking places, art galleries and nice shops. Ginnegaap has a very cozy atmosphere, enhanced by the great garden and the spacious and nicely furnished rooms. Free parking is available on the premises. Please note it might be a bit cold during...

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

We appreciate your positive comments! We are working on the heating during mid-winter months. Our electric blankets and heaters sure helps, but we are in the process of adding air conditioners to all our rooms. Luckily, our winters in Johannesburg are mild with only a few cold spells to ruffle our feathers.

Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived late to this place after a long trip with train from Capetown. We were met by staff who showed us our room. Had a room on the backside of the house and it was quiet and cozy. Not top notch but good enough. Extremity big bed but it was a bit worn down so not perfectly cozy. The room...

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

Thank you for all the things that you have mentioned in your review of Ginnegaap. Our mattresses all have a 20 year warranty and should still be fine. We will, however, urgently look into this matter. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

London, Canada
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This place was lovely. The rooms were so cozy and clean. The staff was great and friendly! We got to do a day tour with Jaco. Sorry if that's the wrong spelling but he was absolutely awesome! Don't hesitate to book this one. And Melville is a great spot, great food, little shops.

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

Thank you for your very welcome comments. Jaco, from Traville Tours and Transport, loves Johannesburg and we are glad that you enjoyed one of the many tours he has on offer.

Belfast, Maine
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 12 February 2016

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Reviewed 2 February 2016

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 31 January 2016

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“"Apartments" - 1-Bedroom with living area with sink, kitchen utensils,very small single bed in living area. So.not really an apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles Carin001, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“luxury with direct garden access”
 of 5 bubbles lazy-henk, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms by the street are a bit noisy”
 of 5 bubbles lauraliisal, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Plug in the mosquito repellant spray to keep the mozzies away!”
 of 5 bubbles CatalinaA48, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Two rooms right out the back have access to private garden/courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles B5806OBsarahc, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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