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88 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Tama Rumah
Ranked #94 of 234 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this guest house in 2012 (a bit late with the review I know). The manager at the time, Ann, could not have been more helpful. I had a few specific things I need to do whilst in J'burg and she assisted greatly. All her other suggestions on where to go & eat were great. The place itself... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

Quiet ,friendly guest house in the heart of Melville, stylishly furnished and a good breakfast,I stayed here for 5 nights and had a good time - room was a little small but that was indicated in the description, Lovely ,lovely bath

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Milan, Italy
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98 reviews 98 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

I went there by mself years ago and then with my parents again this year. I enjoyed it very much both times. I love the design of the rooms and the different colours. The owner is extremely easy going and helpful and always in a good mood. Whether in Jo'burg for business or leisure I would highly reccomend it .

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Seattle, Washington
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

Beautiful guesthouse in Johannesburg region, and I felt totally safe. Hostess was perfect, and the breakfast was so filling. The rooms are also wonderful. I do hope to return!

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

We stayed here prior and following our Kruger safari. The accomadation is lovely and staff helpful. Lots of choice for good resturants in walkable distance.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

I've stayed here 3 times (Bourganvillea Suite) and would recommend this as an option with some important conditions. We found the general decor and atmosphere to be pleasing and the bed was comfortable. The room specified is spacious. The B&B is very central for Johannesburg, and the restaurants and shops of Melville are within a minute's walk so it's got... More

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Caoe Town
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2010

The only good thing about Tama Rumah is its location in Mellville. But it certainly is not a very safe area to stay in. It may be an adequate guest house (the four stars still baffles me) for the less discernable guest, but certainly not good enough for the business person. I was placed in room in the back yard... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2009

We stayed at Tama Rumah just for one night (would have loved to extend the stay) and enjoyed it a lot. They organised a transfer to and from the airport for us which was perfectly on time, safe and friendly. The guest house itself is a cosy place and a beauty! And the neighbourghood makes you think you are anywhere... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2008

After a friend recommended this guest house in a great area of Johannesburg (Melville), I tried repeatedly for over 2 weeks to book a room and eventually decided it wasn't worth it. I submitted an inquiry online on the website and received no answer. After trying a second time with no response, I thought something might be wrong with their... More

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Address: 88 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg

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