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motel Mi Pi CHi

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35 4TH Avenue | Cnr 3RD Street, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Ranked #18 of 71 Hotels in Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location close to Melville bars and restaurants on Fourth Avenue. Wonderful staff, especially the security guard! Great breakfast too. The rooms are clean, beautiful and bed was super comfortable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my 2nd time staying at MiPiChi, and it was more enjoyable than the first. I was on an extended stay of ~5 wks in Joburg for research and writing, and their semi-catering apartment was the perfect balance of affordable and comfortable. The staff is lovely and personable, the location in Melville is great, and the decor has a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks for a cosy one night stay. Very central, loved the rooms, friendly staff. Fast wifi, comfy bed. Thanks to the owner for tips on more places to see. Loved it. Light and modern. Will visit again.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The location, price, free breakfast, friendly service and cleanliness were on point. We were able to walk to many lovely restaurants in Melville. The new boutique shopping center, 27 boxes, was very accessible from the motel by foot. It was cold when we arrived and the room not only had a nice space heater and many warm blankets but they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Clean, spacious, nicely decorated, courteous staff, and generally very good value for money. However avoid during the colder months. The system of panel and floor heaters is not adequate for such a large space.

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

Great space, modern and clean. Would help to have a emergency lamp considering all the power outages we are having. If not a lamp a torch or even candles. Was in the dark for two hours -therefore had to go out. Would be nice to start breakfast at 6h45 as opposed to 7h00 due to business starting at 8h00 &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Great little place, awesome location. The apartment was lovely, very spacious, clean and well designed. Nice croissants, continental breakfast only. Very friendly and helpful staff. Good wifi signal, ideal for work. Parking not a problem.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

nice, quiet neat place. very friendly staff who went out of their way to help. i liked the breakfast, especially the fruit. the warmed up floors were lovely in the winter. thank you! highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Motel Mi Pi Chi is a wonderful place, I've stayed there two years in a row and when I arrive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg I feel transported into a whole other quite world. The architecture is fabulous and the area, Melville, is very up and coming. There are lots of great restaurants and it feels very safe.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Awful from beginning to end. This is no boutique hotel. It is falsely presented. It is simply and honestly a pretty backpackers. It is a converted house. There is no privacy. Rooms are centimetres apart. My own assigned room was behind the reception desk. You could not sneeze without the whole house knowing. The bathroom was minute. And if you... More 

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