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Melleney's Exclusive Guest House

4.0 of 5
149 12 Avenue | Rivonia, Johannesburg 2128, South Africa
Melleney's Exclusive Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Melleneys is a beautiful guest house which is sadly owned and run by people who should not be doing what they are doing. We were treated like second class citizens and after advising we would have another 6-10 guests coming during the week, the rudeness continued - resulting us in leaving and them losing out on business! Sad when the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

These people are in the wrong business! It is called the "hospitality" industry but they were very unaccommodating, uncompassionate at a very sad, traumatic and stressful time for my family and not pleasant to deal with. Definitely not recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is one of the guesthouses our company uses for business trips. Somehow I always get what they call the Avery (guess the owners are into birds), this is a room located outside of the main building. The room as no air-conditioning but it does have a ceiling fan that circulates the hot Gauteng air nicely. The bathroom is in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I booked to stay in Melleneys based on the website, and checked in at midday prior to an evening appointment. However I found that the room that I was allocated was exposed to unpleasantly high levels of traffic noise due to the traffic in 12th Avenue, to the extent that I could not concentrate on my work. This is despite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I have stayed at this guest house on several occasions and always enjoyed my stay. Great ambiance in the gardens and rooms have always had that extra touch. I was disappointed in my stay this time round. The soap holder in my shower was filthy and had soap caked to it - I was scared to place my soap in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

After several years of traveling to Johannesburg on business and pleasure we had tried several establishments and settled on a guest house that provided what we wanted for our demographic. Unfortunately the place we used closed and we have for two years looked for something to replace it.We look for comfortable well appointed rooms, good beds, cleanliness, decent bathroom facilities... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I stayed at Melleney's last week and had a pleasant stay. We were greeted by a very friendly and helpful staff member who directed us to our rooms. I was a little disappointed that we never got to meet Melleney and the morning staff still seemed a little quite and subdued rather than warm and friendly, although no major complaints.... More 

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jeff in uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Our second visit and it wont be our last, this really is a special place 5 star in every aspect. We stayed here before flying home to the UK after touring SA and we flew home much more relaxed this time. Give it a try, you wont be disappointed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2010

This is unquestionably a good place to stay. As others have said, the staff is very helpful and friendly, the rooms are wonderful, the lounging areas are nice, and the whole environment is beautiful. The owner's dog is very friendly, too -- especially at breakfast time when there's bacon. It's not really near anything in terms of walking distance. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2010

this hotel is the best ever! i had the most wonderful time of my life, it is beautiful and quiet and the people there are lovely, the food is delicous, the location is perfect. i have to say this was the best holiday of my life, if you are going to johannesburg you have to go here!

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