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Melvin Residence Guest House

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184 Pine Street | Arcadia, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very proper spacy friendly enviremont with a lovely view and relatively cheap The rooms were pretty dark, but also cool! A very friendly host Piet, who had beautiful site seeing tips. The raadhuis was beautiful

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Lovely clean room with a large comfy bed in a quiet area, in a very quaint guesthouse, virtually next door to Union buildings.Hosts were very nice and friendly. Recommend Cafe 41, for lunch,which is within walking distance. It was ideal for us as we were visiting friends in the evening so unable to comment about what is close by for... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

The owner, Piet, was very friendly and helped with all our questions and requests. The lovely old house and garden contributed to the tranquil atmosphere while we stayed. Also very enjoyable breakfast. Will definitely stay there again.

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Cairo, Egypt
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I had a wonderful stay at Melvin residence for “just“ twelve nights.. I wish they were more!! The place is very close to the city centre, the union buildings, restaurants and shops. The room was also very clean and tidy and full of all the required facilities to satisfy my needs. There’s no need to visit Pretoria’s botanical gardens since... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I had a lovely stay at Melvin Residence Guest house, two things that I will always remember is the lovely Jacaranda trees and the amazing omelet in the mornings.The rooms was clean and neat and the wooden floors gives the place a warm feeling

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

What a pleasure to find such an elegant and welcoming place to stay, close to downtown Pretoria. Couldn't wish for a friendlier and more accommodating host, and the staff are equally charming. The garden made outdoor breakfast - which was delicious - extra special. A great place to come home to after a hot day's work!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

The room was nice BUT no attempt by owner to even give us dry bred and cofee before 8am. We had to go out at 6:30 paid for breakfast but could not have it. I have never stayed in a guesthouse were breakfast was so late who can do business like this??.... I asked for just toast and fresh coffee... More 

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PietvanBiljon, Owner at Melvin Residence Guest House, responded to this review

Good afternoon Suzette Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our guest house. I believe we have to put the record straight on a few issues raised by you. Our breakfast arrangements are documented on our website under the “Guest Information” tab. It states: “Breakfast A cooked breakfast is available from 7:00 to 9:00 on weekdays... More 

Kerken, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very nice B&B with a wonderfull garden and a very good breakfast. Its near the center of Pretoria. Shops and restaurants are only a short walk away. Only a few hundred meters from the government bulding away.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I had a really nice stay, the guest house was very comfortable and the host was extremely helpful. It is a beautiful house, with a spectacular view and in a safe area. We could walk around freely. I would recommend.

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Bochum, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We only spent about 24 h in Pretoria and hence only one night in the Melvin residence. We all regret this as we found this a beautiful, civilized and very agreeable place to be. The rooms are spacious and clean and well equipped. The environment is green and quiet and we all appreciated the carefully prepared breakfast. Piet, the host,... More 

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