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Lucky Bean Guesthouse

129 1st Avenue, Melville 2092, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Eidsfoss, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We felt at home at the lucky bean. Friendly staff, nice breakfast, clean, big rooms with comfy beds. Olivia (18 months) loved the garden and the pool. Very good location for getting around Johannesburg. It was easy to ask for advise on sights to see and places to visit. We will come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing guesthouse - clean, good service, great location, very nice, helpfull people, great breakfeast. Would always recommend it and I am sorry I did not have the chance to spend more time here. A great place to get to know Johannesburg

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Pezenas, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

This is the third time I've stayed at the lucky bean, and the experience remains superb. Beautiful location in Melville, lovely garden, comfortable and clean rooms, great bed. Pretty was as friendly as always and Conway a gracious and attentive host, always prepared to go the extra mile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This was my first time in Johannesburg and was almost bewildered by the choice of accommodation available in the city. I decided to look for somewhere in Melville as I wanted to be close to the city centre and also be somewhere I could walk at night to restaurants. I opted for the Lucky Bean in part due to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

very friendly, comfortable and clean, delicious breakfirst - a perfect place when you want to stay a few days in Johannesburg! The only thing to consider: The double-bed rooms are perfect for couples or very close friends, but not for everybody sharing a room, because the bathroom is quite open to the main room...

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Port Elizabeth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

For a short stay in Johannesburg, this guesthouse does the basics right. Phone answered when you call quickly, friendly staff, clean sheets, clean room, good hot shower, good wifi, good breakfast at a good price. It's not fancy but does the job. Thanks to all.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I stayed for one week at Lucky Bean and have only praise. The rooms are simple but comfortable and super clean, inside a lovely garden. The location is perfect - Melville, a cool Bohemian suburb where you can safely walk during the day, and which teems with little cafes, restaurants and shops. At night you will need a taxi, but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Stayed here 1 night when arrived in South Africa. Was such a beautiful little place. Everything felt beautiful clean and secure. Pretty was very friendly and helpful. We had a driver organised for airport pickups and took us to dinner at the lucky bean restaurant - food was delish! I had the sengalese chicken. Would recommend to anyone coming to... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I've now stayed in 3 different rooms at Lucky Bean ... as a solo traveler and with my family. All were perfect while exotically different. The location .... close to Melville 7th Street... adds immensely since there are restaurants galore. The Lucky Bean has an attentive and approachable staff, adequate parking, free WiFi, tasty and healthy breakfast options, a pool,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in sept 2014. From the day of our booking Conway was great, helping us to plan our time in Johannesburg, arranging pick ups for us and always willing to offer advice. The room was stunning and beautifully kept, and the breakfast was made in front of you which was great. All in all we... More 

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Address: 129 1st Avenue, Melville 2092, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Melville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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