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Guesthouse 61 on 5th

5th Avenue 16 | Melville, Johannesburg, South Africa
Guesthouse 61 on 5th
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

We stayed at 61 on 5th on our last night in Johannesburg, and it was a nice way to end our trip. We did have a small issue when we first arrived, no one was at the guesthouse, and we had no way to get in! Luckily we had a cell phone and were able to call. It turns out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2007

I stayed in this guesthouse early September, after a VERY long flight from NYC. I found the place based on Frommer's recommendations, and booked through Portfolio collections. It is located in Melville, definitely a great (and SAFE) place where to stay while in Johannesburg. A cool, somewhat trendy neighborhood. Plenty of restaurants and cafes around. If I come back to... More 

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