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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

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1 Melrose Square, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In this sort of hotel bracket a regular business traveller expects a lot. The African Pride delivers a lot but ultimately falls just a bit short. On the plus side, the African Pride is not a "cookie-cutter" American-style box like a Hyatt. Staff are welcoming and very friendly. The hotel is decorated in an imaginative and quirky fashion, which makes... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rather upscale, very modern hotel nestled in the Melrose Arch area. Nice bedroom and amenities but I do find trouble with the almost flat shower stall. Those deep beautiful tubs can present difficulty with getting out with nothing for support. But other than that it was a wonderful stay for the 3 nights I was there.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 7 nights and had a great time! Plus sides: Comfortable room - lovely bed! Lovely bathroom inc bath and monsoon shower Delicious breakfast ( but at 230R pp per day it should be!) Excellent staff - housekeeping and porters/valets particularly great. Bed made and turned down every day. Gorgeous pool/ cabanas but too cold in April Down... More 

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fine hotel, aspiring to its advertised 5* status, but not quite yet getting there. It lacks common 5* facilities like a gym and swimming pool, but has an arrangement with the nearby Virgin Active, at a nominal rate. There is an unusual pool bar, with tables and chairs sitting in ~12"/30cm of water, so you can keep... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is faultless; I simply do not have a bad word to say about it. The customer service was first class, every member of staff were always more than willing to help and were always very polite and friendly. The hotel in general is immaculate and beautifully decorated. The surrounding area is very safe, with a variety of restaurants... More 

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South West London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived early on Saturday morning, exhausted after the long flight and with a meeting set up for midday and the girls on reception couldn't have been more helpful, ensuring I could have a room then and there, although check in isn't until 2pm. Huge comfortable room, with sofa and big sofa table, a desk and office chair plus all the... More 

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Nigel, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in this hotel on several occasions, mainly to appreciate its elegance and beauty. Also, due to the fact that the hotel is located close to all amenities, like restaurants, bars, galleries, and mall.

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here recently for four nights. The hotel is located in a wonderful area that has exciting restaurants, bars, galleries, and shops. There is a constant vibe in the area. There are really some spectacular restaurants within a few feet of the lobby. The hotel is modern, has a wonderful but expensive breakfast (great alternative is at JBs just... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bright, interesting hotel, very comfortable for a night's stay. Very clean with all the details and little extras included. Nice location, and very good service. Some of the coloured lights were a bit much for us (especially in the bathroom), but really enjoyed our stay. Rooms were comfortable and nicely decorated, and we especially liked the rain shower and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with most people visiting Jo-Burg, this was just an overnight between trips for us. The hotel is beautiful, very modern and decorated in a very quirky manner, in what I can only describe as Alice-in-Wonderland style. The pool, for example, has trees planted in giant buckets on plinths rising up in the middle of the pool and giant rubber... More 

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