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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

5.0 of 5 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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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We visited in December 2014 for a one night stay at the hotel. Great expereience upon arrival and nice rooms. Foof was also of high quality. However a big negative that we were charged R2500 pre authorisation and upon check out we were charged asked to pay the bill totalling R2700 for room and food. Inquired if the pre authorisation... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ners 147 It was extremely sad to have taken note of this negative experience at our beautiful hotel, especially due to the fact that you enjoyed your stay at our Hotel and we could have scored a 5! I would truly appreciate it if you could contact me directly on gm@melrosearchhotel.com in order to obtain more information regarding this... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Probably the best location in Johannesburg - part of an amazing open air mall with great dining options. Hotel itself is fabulous with modern amenities and great service. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. The breakfast was absolutely incredible with a spread to rival any royal feast! We loved our stay here and can't wait to return!

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dearest Casaloin Thank you for posting your amazing feedback on the experience at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. Your four words “Wow, Trendy, cool, amazing!” describes exactly what we as a TEAM strive to offer to our GUESTS. The Melrose Arch precinct is the perfect extension of our hotel, offering our GUESTS a safe, vibrant and superb urban experience.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Can't complain at all. I stayed here for a week during my visit to Johannesburg for the 1st time in January when I did a weeks worth of work for a bank in the area. The hotel was clean, the staff very friendly and it also had wifi which was good. Lots of good choices of food to eat too!... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joe C I would like to thank you for your positive feedback regarding our Hotel on Tripadvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed a longer stay and that my TEAM looked after you so well. The Melrose Arch precinct offers the best cullinary experiences in the area and as mentioned there are all types of cuisine to... More 

london
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great, safe location. Ultra modern hotel. Staff helpful. Cool, if small, pool area. Great for a one night stop over. Lovely bar area and reception. Some nice quirky arty touches. Closest thing that jo'burg has a to a W hotel. Melrose itself is a really good place to be based for a short period. I recommend.

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear davidh96 Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and to advise prospective GUESTS of what to expect at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. You have succinctly summed up several of our unique selling points and we are delighted that you had such an easy and comfortable stay with us. We pride ourselves on our friendly... More 

Surrey UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stay for 5 nights on business last week. Given a room where I can walk out to pool. Room well appointed perhaps a little more light required by the sink, also shaving mirror was by desk rather than in bathroom area which was odd. Breakfast was ok if a little slow. A selection of restaurants directly opposite hotel. I will... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear petrol1967 Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your Superior Room and its access to our beautiful pool and garden area. Please would you be so kind as to email me at gm@melrosearchhotel.com to let us know when you will next be staying with us.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Visited this hotel for celebrating my 13th wedding anniversary. Absolutely wonderful with everything in place. From the reception to the room, everything is beautiful and elegant. I can recommend this hotel.

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eduard S Thank you for entrusting us to host this special occasion and please accept our heartfelt congratulations your 13th wedding anniversary. Beautiful and elegant are two words that we love to hear associated with our hotel and we are delighted that your experience was such an excellent one. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback.... More 

Paris, France
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115 reviews 115 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice upmarket 5 star hotel in Melrose Arch, close to Rosebank. Hotel is cosy, breakfast buffet is very rich and swimming pool nice to have a dip. Wifi is a bit weak and mostly unstable and service is sometimes slow despite a lot of staff everywhere. Pool restaurant is used for parties over the weekend which does not make this... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Bonjour hesc Thank you for sharing your experience with us at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. We value your assessment of us as one of the best options in town and are so grateful for your wonderful review of our property. Our breakfast is indeed special and we are incredibly proud of the positive reaction this offering receives from... More 

New York City, New York
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed here with 4 girlfriends in November. The hotel is in a great safe part of Jozi right across the streets from restuarants like Moyo etc. There are about 5 or 6 restaurants in a 40 second radius of the hotel. The hotel looks exactly as it does in pictures. Very beautiful. If you go you must hire a private... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms Wanderlust I might have to covet your Tripadvisor name for myself! You clearly have a love for travel and we feel privileged that you chose our special hotel as the destination for your girl’s getaway! I am sure that you made the most of our fun and unique facilities such as the in-pool bar and Library Lounge. The... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I spent a night and day at the African Pride Hotel at Melrose Arch. The rooms are great , the dinner at the restuarant was excellent, presentation of the food you wont beat and the breakfasts are the best. The pool area is fun. We really had a good time and will be back.

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ivor Thank you so very much for this wonderful feedback! We are overjoyed that you and your wife so enjoyed your time with us at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and to advise prospective GUESTS of what to expect at our esteemed property. I am sure that my... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
53 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on the way out of the country. Marriott has acquired African Pride and Protea Hotels in South Africa, but they will not be fully integrated until 2015. Marriott seems to be buying some interesting properties overseas instead of building new properties. This makes sense in one way, but I am not sure these kinds... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tpwoofs First and foremost, allow me to thank you for your incredibly thorough and candid review. I think it is important to note that Marriott has acquired the Protea Hospitality Group for the very fact that we offer a product that they perceive as incredibly valuable and unique. Our organisations share an almost identical value system however our properties... More 

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Additional Information about African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

Address: 1 Melrose Square, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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