Melville Accommodation at Sleepy Gecko Guest House, Johannesburg
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests20
  • Rooms/Units8

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  • Listed on since August 2007

Sleepy Gecko Guest House is one of the highly recommended Melville guest houses and provides accommodation in 8 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Johannesburg region.

About Sleepy Gecko Guest House

The Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse is right in the heart of trendy Melville in Johannesburg. Situated at the corner of 7th Street and 3rd Avenue, Melville, it is right on the doorstep of the ‘vibey’ bars, restaurants and shops.

The Sleepy Gecko Guest Houses close proximity to the SABC, the leading News agencies, the City of Johannesburg and other vibrant centres such as Rosebank, Sandton, Cresta and Randburg makes this The place to stay for local and foreign travellers, whether for business or pleasure.


The Sleepy Gecko Guest House offers 4 luxury King Size En-suite Bedrooms and 2 luxurious King Sized suites with lounge and En-suite bathroom. Every bedroom/suite has the following facilities:

• Large TV and DSTV, telephone and free broadband Internet access (ADSL)
• Tea and Coffee tray with daily treats
• Superior air-conditioning unit, Safe, Hair Dryer and Laundry Service
• Every room has a King Sized bed or can be configured with two generous single beds upon request. We use only the finest percale cotton linens.

Every luxurious bathroom has

• Sandstone self-draining floors allowing you to splash away happily
• Divine Victorian Ball & Claw bath with large Victorian Shower overhead
• Wall mounted Heater
• Luxurious range of bath gels, shampoos, lotions, soaps and other treats
• Large and very fluffy towels


Breakfasts are served in the dining room from 7.30am through 10am (flexible) and consist of an extensive cold buffet including fruit juice, yoghurt, cheeses, cold meats, home made breads, jams, preserves and fruit. A standard hot breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausages and tomatoes is also available along with specialities such as Goats Milk Cheese and Fresh Herb Omelette.


• Very comfortable reception/lounge where you can relax, read the newspapers, magazines or books or play board games
• There is an honesty bar with cool drinks and snacks available 24 hours a day.
• Unique dining room with leaded glass windows, stunning Oregon pine floors, original pressed steel ceilings and 1930’s fireplace surrounds
• Six secure off-street parking bays, one bay for each room. One of the bays has been specifically designed for large vehicles like SUV’s
• Shuttle service to Airport and other locations
• Fax and other office services
• Less than a minute walk to the best bars and restaurants in the area
• Excellent Security
• Swimming pool with martini seat - to laze by and sip cocktails.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.


Our suites are our largest rooms, King Size bed, Flat screen TV, en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath. Fibre speed Wi-fi internet and breakfast are also free.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Luxury Rooms

Each room has a large king size bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower over the bath. Wooden floors round off these wonderful rooms. Wifi is available in the rooms @ fibre speed.

Qty: 7
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Family Room

The Fig Tree Suite is a family room that comes with a King size bed and two single beds. The room has an en-suite bathroom and lovely wooden floors. The roof has a fire place for cold winter nights.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Here is a little gem in Melville...Personalised service in every way...Charming hosts , nothing any trouble....Nigel & Gregory have this spotless , home away from home , running like clock work..

April 2010

gary moore (Australia)

Need to Know

Response timeSleepy Gecko Guest House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren over the age of 16 are welcome.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners, Paypal, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since August 2007

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