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Lucky Bean Guesthouse

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Traveler (90)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (6)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“guest house”(20 reviews)
“lovely garden”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Suites
Laundry Service
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness center
3 Star Hotel
Owned and managed by the owners of Melville's renowned Lucky Bean Restaurant the guesthouse is set on a large, old world style Melville property with a beautiful garden and pool. Rooms are light and spacious with clean lines and a chic and urban contemporary style. Each with its own...
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Location and contact
129 1st Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
11.7 miles to Pilansberg Airport
10 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
4.1 miles from Apartheid Museum
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

From the point of booking, Conway was fall-over-backwards helpful. In advance of arriving in Johannesburg, he helped us to organise our itinerary and made suggestions for tours within Soweto and arranged transport from the airport for us. This continued into our arrival when he went...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

We stayed twice for one night at each end of our trip. Conway and Natasha took great care of us and helped us get our luggage which had not arrived when we flew in from Europe. Cosy, clean rooms and great breakfasts. Staff are very...More

Thank Marc W
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here one night. Expected a little more after reading the other reviews and considering the price. The staff were great and friendly, garden was lovely but the room was nothing special. Didn’t go for breakfast so can’t comment on that.

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We have stayed one night at the Lucky Bean Guesthouse, and it was perfect. Our room was very nice, cosy and clean with a beautifull view on the fabulous garden and over Johannesburg (as we were in the upstair room). Breakfast are astonishing, and Conway...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

an excellent address! mr conway has welcomed us very warmly and give us a lot of good advise! a true professionnal! the bedroom is wonderfool and very large! and the house is very pleasant! melville is a good place to stay and we have decided...More

Thank 184claire
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
$65 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$65 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (90)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (3)
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Dayna M
February 4, 2018|
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Response from hcsirries | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late response: yes!
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Roger B
October 23, 2016|
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Response from Keith C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure about that. Best thing would be to contact them as they are very accommodating and helpful.
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April 25, 2016|
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Response from Samuel K | Reviewed this property |
The shuttle is 400R
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"Rooms overlooking pool area"
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"If you are travelling a distance ground floor rooms are always easier for heavy cases"
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"For our family, the two rooms detached from the main home were terrific"
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"The two front rooms overlooking the pool are excellent."
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