About Us

In Linden, a quiet northern suburb of Johannesburg, 4-star graded 5th Avenue Gooseberry Guest House, has a warm and welcoming old English style character combined with artistic flair. Combining a great location with the features you would expect from a 4-star hotel, this popular property bears all the hallmarks of quality, combined with inimitable character.

The 5th Avenue Gooseberry Guest House is easy accessible ,centrally situated and close to major attractions.shopping centres, Universities , hospitals and city centre. Only 33 km from OR Tambo Airport. Contact details for  day tour operators to Soweto, Apartheids Museum , Rhino & Lion park and many more are available at the Guest House.

The en-suite 11 rooms are decorated with enchanting collectables, antique pieces and original paintings from your hostess, Susan Berry, and the interiors boast a artistic homely and unique feel. The premises feature a refreshing swimming pool , beautiful garden and has secure and free parking. Free high–speed wireless nternet access, business meeting room for the corporate traveller . Late check-out can be arranged. All major credit cards accepted.

Allow your hosts to lavish you with warm hospitality and attention, so that your visit to this stylish Gauteng Guest House is a truly satisfying one.

Why so many gracious extra touches?
Because we’ve been expecting you!

The name Gooseberry is a combination of Susan’s maiden name, Goosen and their surname, Berry. Herman and Susan Berry has been in the Guest House industry since 1994. Their first Guest House, Gooseberry Lodge was situated in Bethelehem, Free State. After that they moved to Johannesburg and opened 5th Avenue Gooseberry Guest House in 1998.

All the paintings in the guesthouse has been done by Susan. She supported by her incredible husband, a businessman and a left-brainer.


The Berry Family – Irene, Herman, Susan, Mireille, Suzanne

In the Guest House Industry since 1994

Explore Our Rooms

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