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Melrose Place Guest Lodge

12A North Street, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 232 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Friederike B Cape Town
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is my second time staying here and I have enjoyed the visit just as much as last time. The rooms are located in a safe and peaceful property including a lovely pool in summer or crackling indoor fires in winter. The rooms are cosy and warm and spacious and stylishly designed. The location is great for visits and work... More

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Lendelede, Belgium
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed with friends for one night after our return flight from Botswana. It was the perfect choice. It is a big lodge with many rooms but you don't have that feeling. The friendly personnel was very helpfull. The rooms are very spacious and clean. We decided to have dinner at Melrose and this was a good decision. Definitely a... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our family stayed at Melrose Lodge for several nights in april and the whole stay was just perfect from the beginning to the end. We stayed in rooms 307 and 308 which were perfectly close to one another. Breakfast room was cosy and the food was fresh. The owner took good care of us and made us feel at home.... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Melrose Place continues to be our favorite place to stay in Johannesburg. It is well run and efficiently staffed. Highly recommended! The garden is beautiful, rooms are spacious. Breakfast buffet provides all we wanted.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Many thanks to Sue and her staff for going out there way to make our stay in Jhb a very memorable!!!! Coming home from work to our little oasis in the concrete jungle really made it possible for us to unwind and get ready for another long day at work. By far the best option for accommodation in Jhb!!!! Very... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Away from the bustle of a big city, Melrose Place feels like you are in a garden of Eden. I fell in love with the inviting pool and the lush vegetation. Even enjoyed the raucous cries of the ibis. Room was so comfortable and the food was excellent. As noted by others all the staff were welcoming. It is accommodating... More

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West of Boston
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

There is nothing better than arriving at this place to be welcomed by a friendly staff who cater to your every need, making you feel like the most important person in the world. It is set in an old Johannesburg suburban home with swimming pool in the front amongst the trees, a large thatch rondavel as a pool house residence,... More

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51 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Our trip through South Africa dedicated little time to Johannesburg -- just two day, and those just before a flight to Victoria Falls, and the return before flying out the next day to Ethiopia. But for us, and from what we observed for others intending to spend much more time in Jo'burg, Melrose Place Guest House was perfect, due to... More

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melroseplacejhb, Owner at Melrose Place Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of Melrose Place, we greatly appreciate it and are so pleased to know that you were comfortable and well looked after during your stays with us. We look forward to welcoming you back here another time when you return to Johannesburg. With very best wishes Sue and staff. More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

After a transfer from OT airport (pre- arranged by Melrose), we found an excellent welcoming oasis. Many thanks to Sue Trotter and her staff for making the opening night of our stay in RSA such a good one. The “Captain’s Table” dining arrangements were excellent and the breakfast set us up for our drive out to Madikwe. We found this... More

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melroseplacejhb, Owner at Melrose Place Guest Lodge, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your review of Melrose Place and are very pleased that you enjoyed your first night in South Africa and that we were privileged to be your first hosts, I do hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip to South Africa and especially the properties hand picked by Greenwood Guides. With very best wishes Sue and... More

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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I always enjoy coming here, the location is very convenient, there is free wifi, the rooms are very clean and large. There is plenty of parking, a security guard is always on site and it is very quiet. The owner also is very friendly and helpful! Some of the rooms have nice balconies and the pool is wonderful in summer.... More

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Address: 12A North Street, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Country Home in the heart of Johannesburg. Centrally situated between Rosebank and Sandton. Melrose Place offers luxurious en-suite accommodation and has earned its reputation by providing warm hospitality and excellent service, making it a true home from home for the discerning guest. The wonderful garden shaded by many trees sets off the swimming pool where guests can take time out to relax from the pace of their travels. Secure parking. ... more   less 
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