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Melvin Residence Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   184 Pine Street | Arcadia, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
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Ranked #8 of 278 Pretoria B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oberhausen, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best start into our holidays with very kind hosts and a wonderful breakfast. We'll come back again and recommend this accomodation for visiting Pretoria or Jo'burg or starting to Kruger or Panorama Route

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Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

Manchester
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I sjould first say that i am a very fussy guest!! However, having spent weeks trying out different hotels and guest houses I felt like I'd won the lottery when I found this place. Rooms are immaculate. Internet, although paid, was the best I'd experienced in South Africa and was very cheap and incredibly fast! The owners are wonderful and... More

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Thank you for your kind review. We don't think you are a fussy guest at all! We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. See you soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

Dornbirn
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

very beautiful house in a better area in Pretoria! you get a lot of information and you will have a wonderful breakfast. it was for us a perfect start in the holiday becaue we came in trough airport Johannesburg and were heading to Krüger Nationalpark. It was very good!

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Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

Haifa, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We ordered double room and received single with 2 pillows and two sets of toiletries. The bed was very small (140X190), There was only one chair in the room, and one chair on the balcony. There was no space for Luggage at all. I had to put it in the bathroom. There was no bath tube. Between the bathroom, toilet... More

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Blackpool
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Great location and a very comfortable stay. On our first morning we had an early start to the Cheetah Park and were unable to make breakfast but Piet provided us with a delicious lunch of sandwiches and snacks. The only complaint is our bathroom did not have a shower, just a beth so you have to sit down to shower... More

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Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

Hyeres, France
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Beautiful and quiet place in a very safe area. Beautiful historical house. Piet has been very helpful and has given us very good advises. Easy to find although name of streets in Pretoria have changed. The Union Building two streets away is still called the Union Building!

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Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

After a long flight to South Africa Melvin Residence was the perfect place to relax. Very central and easy to find. A real oasis in the big city. We could enjoy the wonderful breakfast on the terrasse while Piet provided us with many useful informations. Unfortunately, we only stayed for one night. Melvin Residence would definitely be our choice again... More

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Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The position was excellent, the main reason that we chose Melvin Residence. The room ok. Piet was very helpful although slightly let down by charging us for a wrongly downloaded phone card top-up (his mistake) and inadequate wi-fi. Piet recommended a taxi service that was efficient - although 70/80k through the streets of Pretoria was slightly alarming. BUT, we found... More

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Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

Idstein, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Just for one night, the Melvin Residence was a good stop for us, to relax in Pretoria and see the Union Building, which is just a few steps away. The House is a really nice old one - you can feel the history in every corner. It was very helpful to get some insider tips from Piet, so our time... More

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Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Just stay a bit longer next time. Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

South Bend, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This hotel is wonderful - centrally located, in a splendid old house with lush garden, with great hosts, who are kind and helpful and like to explain much of South African history. The breakfast is exquisite!

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Hi Vittorio, Thank you for your kind review. We always enjoy getting feedback from our guests. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Regards Piet & Elize van Biljon More

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Additional Information about Melvin Residence Guest House

Address: 184 Pine Street | Arcadia, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 278 B&Bs / Inns in Pretoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Melvin Residence Guest House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Melvin Residence is a 4 star Guest House that ideally located for doing business in Pretoria. We offer:- Four luxury double rooms with en suite showers- Two single rooms with en suite bathrooms- Private entrances with comfortable relaxation areas - An awesome view over the capital city- All rooms are fully air-conditioned- Easy access to highways leading north and south - Secure, fenced parking- Non-intrusive, but welcoming service. ... more   less 
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