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Melrose Place Guest Lodge

12A North Street, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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New York City, New York
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

A wonderful peaceful place completely removed from the hustle and bustle that Jo'burg is associated with... and only a few minutes drive from the city-center. Sue is a fantastic hostess and the ambiance ensures that we will return time and again AND recommend Melrose Place to anyone. We had a great time!

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Kodaikanal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed at the Melrose Place Guest house which is truly an idyllic place to stay. The luxurious rooms, homely ambiance, the neat garden, warmth of all staff, made us feel totally at home. Its located in a very quiet area and a great place to feel totally relaxed. Sue is a wonderful host, very warm and hospitable as much... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This is a wonderful place to stay, especially if you travel often and tire of hotel chains. Sue is wonderfully warm and welcoming without being intrusive. We stayed for over a week and it was always a pleasure to come back after a long day out. The rooms are very comfortable and the pool and gardens are soothing. It is... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 30
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