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Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse


| Very Good 9 reviews

About Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse

About Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse

The Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse is situated right in the heart of trendy Melville in Johannesburg. It is within close proximity to SABC, the leading news agencies, and other vibrant centres such as Rosebank, Sandton and Randburg, making this the place to stay for local and foreign travellers.The guest house was built in the 1930s as two semi-detached houses. It have now been combined to create a single building. It consists of four large bedrooms with luxurious en-suite bathrooms and a further two executive suites at the rear of the property, which have separate sleeping and lounge are

Covid Safety Approved: We pledge to implement a high standard of hygiene and cleaning protocols to ensure the safest environment possible for our guests. We adhere to the industry safety protocols set out by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).

 Sleeps 24
Type: Guest House
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 11:00
Reviews: 9 reviews

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Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse
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pumza phokojoe
November 2020
Safari now is not a good booking app it re directed my booking to sleepy gecko & I was booking thilani lodge we end up going to check in at thulani lodge only to find out it is fully booked, then we go pay at another place as we were promised our money back only to find out on Monday that we were booked at Sleepy Gecko of which we never even knew so I lost my R500 & what's worse had we maybe got... Read more
mark kornbluh
March 2019
This was once a lovely guest house, but it is terribly run down and neglected. the manager takes no interest of care. the bathrooms are awful. the breakfast was the worst that I have ever been served in South Africa. Stay in Melville, but don't stay at the Sleepy Gecko.
pieter onderwater
March 2019
We needed a bed in Joburg, and found this convenient place. Only downside: it is too close to the leisure street-life, so there was a little bit of noise at night. Not too bad.
October 2016
We found Sleepy Gecko Guest House to be a very comfortable, pleasant place - a true home-from-home experience - where one felt the liberty to walk around and enjoy the whole house without restrictions. Greg and Christian have created a very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. We found them to be very helpful and prepared to assist in any way they could.It was very nice of them to allocate us fridge... Read more
June 2016
We had an absolutely wonderful stay, Sleepy Gecko is a wonderful place. This was my second time back at the Sleepy Gecko and I always enjoy my stay. I like the rooms that are always clean, comfortable and well presented. The guest house is also very centrally and conveniently located, and I always feel safe at the guest house and in the surrounding area. The owner is truly great, he is very hospit... Read more


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Tourism Graded
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Highly Recommended
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Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse location

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Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse is 0.1km from the centre of Melville , the nearest airport 25.1km (Johannesburg International Airport).
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The Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse is situated right in the heart of trendy Melville in Johannesburg. It is within close proximity to SABC, the leading news