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5th Avenue Gooseberry

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Johannesburg
Reviewed 19 February 2014

The food, the people, the free wi-fi... everything super incredible! Felt right at home! I love the warmth of the guesthouse and I loved finding new elements each day to photograph! Thank you Susan and Staff for incredible service!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2014

It has been our privilege to spend many a quiet romantic evening at 5th Avenue Gooseberry. The staff is exceptional - remembering our names from previous visits! They also go our of their way to make sure that you are comfortable and have everything you need, and we are always amazed by the attention to detail and a personal touch...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We traveled for first time to SA and stayed at Gooseberry. Experience was amazing. Gooseberry staffs made us feel comfortable and at home. Their behavior and response to our request was very nice. B&B arrangement did wonders. Guesthouse has some very nice paintings by owner and myself being a art lover really enjoyed them. Highly recommended.

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bluecatGauteng, Owner at 5th Avenue Gooseberry, responded to this review

Thank you dear Abhishek. We enjoyed having you and your wife here and we are looking forward to have you again as our guests. Regards, Susan

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I have been staying over at Gooseberry on my business trip during the past 18 months. I have the benefit of choosing wherever I want to stay but since my first stay over here, I have not sought accommodation anywhere else. Management and staff are just wonderful- welcoming, courteous and very professional. The rooms are great-comfortable and well maintained. The...

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bluecatGauteng, Owner at 5th Avenue Gooseberry, responded to this review

Our dear guest, we know you by now so well and appreciate the loyalty and the time you took to write a review even in your busy schedule. For us, the compliment of ' Home away from home' is one of the best compliments we could get. That is our aim with the guest house: to be the second home...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Staff and management very curtious and the facility was very clean.The management welcomed us by acknowledging our presents on the notice board.Our business venue was nearby because we had planned it accordingly,I liked the security feature in place..

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bluecatGauteng, Owner at 5th Avenue Gooseberry, responded to this review

Our dear guest, we know you by now so well and appreciate the loyalty and the time you took to write a review even in your busy schedule. For us, the compliment of ' Home away from home' is one of the best compliments we could get. That is our aim with the guest house: to be the second home...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 January 2014

What a wonderfully relaxing stay. Warm, friendly staff who greet you by name, serene surroundings and comfortable rooms. Warm breakfast was a new delight each morning with vanilla coffee! It's often the attention to the little details which can make a place really great! Thank you Susan and Team xx

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bluecatGauteng, Owner at 5th Avenue Gooseberry, responded to this review

Thank you so much Leigh for your review. Yes, little things are so important to us. Big things consists out of little things. As Mother Teresa said: 'We cannot do great things, but we can do small things with great love.' .Thanks for making us your place to stay . Regards, Susan

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Not the best stay I have had. The rooms are clean and OK but very dark and basic to say the least. Did not see a soul after check in. The address is totally ambiguous and initially I went to the wrong suburb 30mins away. Joburg has some great guest houses but this is just not one of them. TV...

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bluecatGauteng, Manager at 5th Avenue Gooseberry, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, I appreciate your frank review as we are very open for any feedback. It comes to me as quite a surprise as most of the other reviews received were none but positive. Our guest house has an old world charm and the decor also reflects this and cannot be compared to the modern approach as one would typically...

Jersey Channel Islands
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Excellent friendly staff, superb accomodation and a most accomodating hostess/manager! Food is excellent, (but warm breakfast is not what you expect although it is lovely, so check first). Find local restaurants as no meals available during the day. Superb beauty salon for the ladies on site!

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South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2013

What a little gem, tucked away in the heart of Johannesburg. Old world charm, very friendly staff & beautiful surroundings. After a good night's rest the breakfast was scrumptious, and every request was met, even coffee in the garden whilst conducting business.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 11 February 2013

warm and friendly welcome; efficient reception, beautiful setting and decor; great room with excellent bed; delicious breakfast and understanding owner when we explained that we didn't know the free wi fi technicalities. All and all a great place to stay. Sarah has been pivotal in operations

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bluecatGauteng, Owner at 5th Avenue Gooseberry, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. On arrival, guests normally receive a free voucher for the Wi-Fi with the login code. But with you, somehow it slipped through and our apologies for that. We made all the staff attent once again to make sure that our guests receive their wi-fi voucher on arrival. For us it...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegant, 4-star Guest House, with an artistic touch, in a quiet, charming neighbourhood of Johannesburg. The 11 en-suite rooms each have their own character. Centrally situated, close to major attractions. Transfers to and from OR Tambo Airport. Easy accessible from main roads, 33 km from airport. Unforgettable day tours can be arranged to Apartheids Museum, Soweto, Rhino and Lion Park and many more. Free Wi-Fi access and secure parking on premises. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 5th Avenue Gooseberry

Address: 44 - 5th Avenue | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: £30 - £63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 5th Avenue Gooseberry 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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