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Lucky Bean Guesthouse

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129 1st Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable place to stay. Conway and his team do a great job caring for guests and I would suggest Lucky Bean to anyone needing a quality guesthouse. The rooms are spacious, clean and well appointed and service is excellent.

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in a quiet environment, with a lovely garden and little pool, yet close to an animated street with bars and restaurant. Lucky bean is just perfect. The hosts are very welcoming and helpful, breakfast was good, free wifi a definite plus. It was a great stay, highly recommendable place

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lucky Bean Guest House from 29 March to 3 April during the SA National Archery Championships held at Marks Park. We used the same guest house last year as well as it is conveniently located near Marks Park, lovely restaurants and shops. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and cleaned daily. A nice breakfast was served every... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed at lucky bean for few nights, very calm, perfect breakfast, lovely pool, and very helpful Conway ! The main street of Melville is walking distance with bars and restaurants Secured parking Really good time there !

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We loved this place! A former private home set in a lovely garden, it is beautiful and relaxing. Our room (the last one available when we booked about three weeks earlier) was spacious and had a nice patio. The breakfast was great. The staff was welcoming and professional. The wifi was excellent. Conway helped us organize a fascinating tour of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Lucky Bean is a sanctuary in the storm. Quite, peaceful and perfect...but also always filled with inspiring guests and populated by the best of company in Conway and Natasha. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to be in the buzz but out of the fray.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My husband and I spent the weekend there this past weekend. Conway was a gracious host and our room was lovely. It opened up into a private garden where we enjoyed a cup of tea in the afternoons. Toilet is somewhat open plan but that wasn't too big an issue. We had an enjoyable swam in the pool too. Communal... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is an excellent place to stay in Johannesburg. Very quiet and peaceful with a lovely garden in the middle of Melville. Each comfortable room has its own character and charm and is clean, fresh and nicely presented. We won't mention which one we stayed in as it might get booked out! It was lovely. There is good wifi to... More 

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Empangeni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We enjoyed the luxury of tranquility, cleanness and the decent courtesy of the staff. All together made a marvelous stay in the heart of Melville. Excellent wine choice at the Lucky Bean restaurant! You can also have some of those nice wines at the guesthouse, too.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Before we even set foot in South Africa we were impressed by the helpfulness of Conway via e-mail messages. Nothing was too much trouble for him. From arranging transport from the airport to Lucky Bean Guest house, and to the various places of interest was greatly appreciated. Derrick, or the driver was always punctual and helpful and acted as a... More 

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