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    Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse

    84 3rd Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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    • Excellent53%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 30 August 2016

    In July 2016 I booked in with almost 20 teenagers for 4 nights and we were treated to an amazing time at The Sleepy Gecko! It is located ideally in Melville, a vibrant suburb with lots to do. For me, it was convenient because it...More

    1  Thank JolandiSwanepoel
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 9 September 2016

    Hi Jolandi, It was a pleasure having your group stay with us. I was most impressed with the strength and determination the learners demonstrated everyday. I am sure they took back a great deal from your teams efforts. Congratulations! Hope to see you again, Kind...More

    Reviewed 18 June 2016

    Sleepy Gecko Guest House turned out to be poorly maintained and a disappointment. ? the 4 star rating We paid full fee deposits for bookings in March 2016. On arrival we were informed that the automatic sliding gate for the vehicle entrance was not working...More

    Thank lwhite12016
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 9 September 2016

    Hi, Thanks for your response. Over the last decade of operating we have noted that a revamp has been due. We have commenced this since March 2016 and are thankful for the many comments regarding the state of the guest house. We have been incrementally...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2016

    Host very good, marvellous tasty breakfast. Fair price value for money if you are on a tight budget. The only let down is the loitering by some homeless people in the surrounding- although seemed harmless but make the guest feel insecure

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    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 11 June 2016

    Thanks very much for your feedback. It is completely safe in the area, unfortunately cars are every evening found alongside the roads of Melville. We have car guards who watch these vehicles. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Kind regards Greg

    Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

    Easy booking via telephone and an affordable rate for rooms. Rooms in main house available as well as separate rooms outside. We stayed in a luxury room which came with kitchenette, aircon,WiFi and a bath/shower. Owners were friendly and helpful. Premises is pretty and very...More

    1  Thank F.G. K
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 11 June 2016

    Thanks very much for staying with us, it will be good to see you again.

    Reviewed 7 June 2016

    I loved the comfortable, homey feel of this colourful, comfortable guesthouse. The location was perfect for me as it was close to the office, and seconds away from 7th Street in Melville - a few blocks of great bars, restaurants and shops. I was told...More

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    2  Thank Cat D
    Response from gregbsalm, Owner at Sleepy Gecko GuesthouseResponded 11 June 2016

    Thanks very much for your detailed review, It will be awesome to welcome you again. Thanks Greg

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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
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$40 - US$58 (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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    "Surprised that beds were twins - but can be moved together."
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