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Arum Place Guest House

nr 15 1st Street | Melville, Johannesburg 2109, South Africa
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Ranked #38 of 229 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maputo, Mozambique
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the all of facilities were excellent. We dont have words to describe what we have seen, fantastic place, the manages are very professional. We hope to back one day even to recommend others. Thank you very much for all you provide for us

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it was a very pleasant stay, leaving me with nothing to recommend. The breakfasts were delicious and nutritious including fresh fruit salad and freshly baked goods. The service was excellent with attention to every detail. The fridge was restocked daily with bottled water, juice and carbonated cold drinks. Good quality soap, washes, shampoo and lotions in the bathroom refreshed daily.... More

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Nouakchott, Mauritanie
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This guesthouse is perfect, the owner David and his wife live here,very discreet, and will do anything to make your stay enjoyable. The pictures while booking dont make justice to the room which is far nicer than what we expected. the ''shades of blue'' room is spacious and they have the most comfortable bed i have slept in in a... More

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East London
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116 reviews 116 reviews
88 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to qualify that I didn't warm up to the design and finishings, but good old school furniture, and it really it's a style issue, so I could be unfair to the hosts who were good. The breakfast was very very good, and I had chocolates, drinks and biscuits in the room and you get a full DSTV channel... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Very friendly and helpful hosts. The room was spacious and clean; the bed comfortable. Breakfast quality and variety were very good as well. Located in Melville with good restaurants nearby. We enjoed staying at Arum Place and would always come again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Arum Place is the most tranquil and peaceful place. Although in the heart of Melville, once you enter there, you forget you are even in Jhb. The staff is so welcoming and it feels like a home away from home...thank you Arum place for the experience, I will definitely be returning...

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed one night but Gladys and her husband did everything to welcome us in the most hospitable way! We had a wonderful room, with lots of confort and wonderful little details that make a difference! Truus and Joel

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Good location for us, near to family and Melville (restaurants and culture). Room well appointed with a very comfortable king-size bed. Separate shower, bath and loo much appreciated. Excellent breakfast included in the rate.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I stayed at Arum Place guest house for 1 week.I liked everything about the place.My room was cleaned every day and it was spacious and cozy.The service from the staff and owners was excellent.Its location is perfect its in a quiet are and near restaurants on &7th street ,shops ,and the University of Johannesburg were l was attending a Seminar... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay with David and Gladys. The accommodations were excellent and the breakfasts were very good. My room had a nice balcony with views of the hills and lush green trees. David was very willing to drive me to Soweto one day and the Apartheid Museum the next for a very small charge. I also arranged with... More

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Address: nr 15 1st Street | Melville, Johannesburg 2109, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #38 of 229 B&Bs / Inns in Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Imagine a guest house in trendy Melville, in Johannesburg South Africa with all the style, luxury and space that you expect from a four star establishment with the warmth and homeliness that you will only find at your own home. Overlooking the Melville Koppies, Arum Place Guest House is a small private retreat, although only a minute’s drive away from the Melville buzz. The spacious rooms with wooden floors and steel pressed ceilings are beautifully restored and individually decorated. Four luxurious rooms with full en-suite bathrooms are situated inside the main house and three self catering units are available for longer stays. Three of the rooms have king-size beds which can be converted into twin beds on request. Each room has been decorated, furnished and equipped according to the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa’s (TGCSA) criteria for four star grading.24 Hour sincere and friendly hospitality by live-in owners. ... more   less 
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