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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came to Joburgh for business and stayed 3 nights. The hotel is perfect for that purpose, located in a very safe compound gives easy access to nice shops and restaurants, walking in the area is pleasant and the hotel is very well kept. The rooms are large and pleasant. The staff is helpful. It makes it a very good...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We traveled to South Africa for the first time going first to Cape Town and then to Tangala Safari Camp in the Thornybush reserve. We planned a day to "decompress" in Johannesburg before the long flight back. We selected the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel in large part because we are Marriott Rewards participants and we had points. We really...

Thank Dan S
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. The room is nice but probably close on 15 years old now and looking tired. Complained 3 times about bed, nothing done. King size bed is 2 singles pushed together but no sheet to stick the 2. So beds kept separating at night. Service at pool non existent, took 2 hours to get food and drinks....

Thank GarethSA
APMelroseArch, Guest Relations Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GarethSA, The TEAM here at the African Pride Melrose Hotel would like to thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay with us. As disheartening as it to read this review, we can only thank you for your candid feedback. Kindly accept our sincerest apologies for not exceeding your expectations. This is definitely not a...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hours of travel from the US, we arrived at the African Pride and were greeted by the loveliest and most accommodating staff. They did all the thinking for us. We took advantage of their car service for visits to the Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill. The concierge was very helpful and the drivers were very professional. It cost more...

Thank Shannon B
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Melrose Arch is a "self-contained" community in Johannesburg, meaning it is a gated community with its own security. The complex includes retail (think shopping mall)' residential (apartments), hotels (2), cafes and restaurants, and services (e.g., health care). Needless to say, but I'll say it anyway, the area is Upscale. The African Pride property in Melrose Arch is likewise Upscale. It...

Thank AtlantaRes
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Conveniently located within Melrose Arch Shopping Centre, The staff are friendly and they provide 5 star service & facilities. The rooms are spacious and luxurious, the hotel is beautiful & breakfast is outstanding!

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Rustington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited this hotel last year on Business. Facilities are great and the staff lovely. They could not do enough to help everyone. The area around the hotel is also quiet, safe and clean. The local shopping area will keep you occupied for a few hours and the cafes and restaurants serve good food. Definitely worth a try!

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I stayed at this hotel for one night while I was preparing to head the Kruger for safari the next day. It's in a great part of town and there are several bars/restaurants and even a comedy club nearby. On occasion we came back to the hotel to find complimentary champagne at the front desk which was a nice touch....

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Radlett, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 16, 2017

An awesome hotel with the most amazing breakfast! The rooms are gorgeous as is the entire hotel it provides and delivers that extra special service and added "Glam". If you want to be spoilt this is the hotel for you. There are so many little extra surprises. The area for shopper is also great.

Thank NatalieW18
APMelroseArch, Guest Relations Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NatalieW18, Thank you for sharing your experience at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel through this platform. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. The TEAM is so excited to read that you felt spoilt while staying at our...

Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Was invited to dine here , to be honest it was a little late for SA dining ( 9pm) . Very few other diners . Table dressed beautifully but food didn't match ... ordered mixed seafood to start , enjoyable but bland Had hake on a bed of lentils for main , again expected a dish to excite , it...

Thank julez0
APMelroseArch, Guest Relations Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear julez0, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the March Restaurant at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. It is deeply saddening to read that our fine restaurant was unable to offer the 5 Star dining experiences that we wish to offer all our GUESTS. Kindly accept our most sincere apologies for this. I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel has become an international destination in its own right, attracting discerning GUESTS who take pleasure in modern elegance and sophistication. Sheer style and individuality is what redefines the travel experience when staying at Africa's first truly HIP 5-star Hotel. The luxurious African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa is situated within the exclusive urban Melrose Arch lifestyle development, a "city within a city", that offers an extensive array of shops and restaurants to be explored. So, if shopping is on the cards, you couldn't ask for a better position. The entire Melrose Arch precinct is patrolled by 24 hour Security and monitored by CCTV surveillance for peace-of-mind comfort. If you want to arrive in style, simply book a transfer in one of our luxury vehicles. Engulf yourself in the trendy precinct that is Melrose Arch, which offers GUESTS everything and more at your doorstep. Loosen your tie and make your way outside to the Pool Bar. Make use of our complimentary internet access, take off your shoes and have lunch at our unique tables that sit in shallow water; perfect for that midday cool down. Want to get out and explore? With the vast attractions that Johannesburg has to offer, why not visit the nearby Military Museum or the musical landmark of Sophia Town; both of which have played huge roles in the history of our country. With so much to do within close proximity, a visit to our own March Restaurant is a must and offers a truly sensual dining experience; where decor meets a whimsical fusion of international flavours and cooking techniques.Too early for bed? Make yourself comfortable in the leather couches of the Library Bar. Indulge in a nightcap and be kept company by a selection of great authors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

Address: 1 Melrose Street, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $150 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel Johannesburg
African Pride Melrose Arch Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#8 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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“All rooms look outstanding”
NatalieW18, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“207 has street view (entrance) and Windows open but you can't hear the street, 410 has pool view with a little balcony”
Antigony, Feb 25, 2017 | Read review
“Opt for the Deluxe Rooms for size”
The-Wanderlust-Boys, Feb 20, 2017 | Read review
“Pre book, it's always busy!”
royf60, Feb 17, 2017 | Read review
“They all very pretty sound proof.”
789Bronwyn, Feb 9, 2017 | Read review
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