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Situated in 'The Parks' of Johannesburg the Guest House is in a central yet very peaceful area of Johannesburg and within easy access to the main motorway. Parkview is part of the Greater Rosebank Region and the Guest House is just around the corner from Johannesburg Zoo, the famous Orient Express Westcliff Hotel and Parkview Golf Course. The streets are lined with Jacaranda Trees and the bird life is exceptional.

At the Zoo Guest House offers executive en-suite rooms in the Main House as well as self-contained units in the Cottage. Parking is available on the Guest House grounds.

Continental as well as English Breakfast is served in the Guest Lounge which opens to the terrace and swimming pool and has a cosy fireplace for colder winter days.

Parkview Village with delightful shops and restaurants is within easy walking distance and other shopping and eating-out areas such as Rosebank, Killarney, Melville, Greenside and Parkhurst are close by.

Credit cards are accepted. German spoken.


There is a swimming pool for Guests's relaxation and enjoyment.

Rooms and Units Available:

The Cottage has two self-contained units, both equipped to the same standard as the executive rooms in the main house, with wireless internet access. 'The Suite' consists of a queen size bed, bathroom with corner shower and under-floor heating, open-plan lounge with dining area and fully equipped kitchen. 'The Studio' has a bedroom with twin beds, bathroom with bath & shower and small kitchenette. Both units are fully air-conditioned and have their own satellite decoder with flat screen TV's. The Cottage also has a guest laundry with drying area.

The Cottage has its own driveway with electronic gate and electric fence. Each unit has an outside area with garden table and chairs as well as barbeque facilities. The Cottage overlooks the fenced-off swimming pool and has direct access to the Main House.

Self-catering rates available for a minimum stay of 1 week.

All rooms have flat screen TV's, heating, fans, bar fridges, tea/coffee trays, safety deposit boxes, telephone points for dial-up modem connections as well as wireless internet. All bathrooms have bath as well as shower, under-floor heating, heated towel rail, hairdryer and gowns.

Each room is spacious and has a sunny and warm atmosphere. Ample room for the business traveller to work, as a work station / desk is provided.

'The Studio'
'The Studio' has twin beds and kitchenette. Self-catering is for a minimum stay of 1 week.
Sleeps 2 Adults

'The Suite'
'The Suite' has bedroom with queen-size bed, lounge with double sleeper couch and fully equipped kitchen and is available for self-catering for a minimum stay of 1 week
Sleeps 4 Adults

Our executive rooms have either king-size bed or twin beds
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

The Studio
'The Studio' has twin beds and self-catering facilities
Sleeps 2 Adults

The Suite
'The Suite' has bedroom with queen-size bed, open-plan lounge with double sleeper bed and fully equipped kitchen.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Other Language
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

less than 7 days payable in full
less than 14 days forfeit the full deposit paid
14-28 days forfeit 50% of the deposit


From OR Tambo International Airport follow the R24 (N3) to Johannesburg (Jhb)
Highway splits into three. Keep to the left and follow
the N3 N12 (N3) Jhb sign
Pass Van Buuren offramp
Follow M2 to Johannesburg
Highway splits again into M1 Sandton/Pretoria, M1 Bloemfontein
and M2 Roodepoort
follow M1 Sandton/Pretoria
Pass Smit Street offramp and Empire Road offramp - Keep left
Take Jan Smuts Avenue offramp on left
Follow Jan Smuts Avenue until you see the sign to 'the zoo'
on your right hand side.
Turn left at next traffic light into Westcliff Drive.
Stay left on Westcliff Drive over traffic circle
Then turn right into Armagh Road
Turn left into Kilkenny Road and find the Guest House (No.83)
on your right hand side.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouse and Self-Catering