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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very beautiful and comfortable. The rooms are modern and clean...although I did not enjoy the trendy lighting in the bathroom. Breakfast was good. The Staff was extremely professional and friendly. There are a lot of options for Food near the Hotel.

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

Dear Global Hawke I want to extend an extreme thank you for the words of inspiration you posted after your recent visit to the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. It is good to hear that the Hotel, its facilities and service created just the correct environment for you to have a memorable stay. We do hope we see you back... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this hotel in December 2014. We don't have any complaints from our trip. The accommodations were beautiful - the room was nicely decorated and very modern. During check in, the women at the desk immediately asked us about our plans. Upon learning that we didn't have anything planned for our short stay, but were... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dearest Latisha1985 Greetings from SA! I would like to thank you for your detailed and amazing feedback. I am thrilled to take note that you enjoyed this fabulous property that we call the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel so much and that my TEAM excelled in their service delivery and lived up to our reputation of excellence. The TEAM and... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

We visited in December 2014 for a one night stay at the hotel. Great expereience upon arrival and nice rooms. Foof was also of high quality. However a big negative that we were charged R2500 pre authorisation and upon check out we were charged asked to pay the bill totalling R2700 for room and food. Inquired if the pre authorisation... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ners 147 It was extremely sad to have taken note of this negative experience at our beautiful hotel, especially due to the fact that you enjoyed your stay at our Hotel and we could have scored a 5! I would truly appreciate it if you could contact me directly on gm@melrosearchhotel.com in order to obtain more information regarding this... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Probably the best location in Johannesburg - part of an amazing open air mall with great dining options. Hotel itself is fabulous with modern amenities and great service. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. The breakfast was absolutely incredible with a spread to rival any royal feast! We loved our stay here and can't wait to return!

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Thank Casaloin
APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dearest Casaloin Thank you for posting your amazing feedback on the experience at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. Your four words “Wow, Trendy, cool, amazing!” describes exactly what we as a TEAM strive to offer to our GUESTS. The Melrose Arch precinct is the perfect extension of our hotel, offering our GUESTS a safe, vibrant and superb urban experience.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Can't complain at all. I stayed here for a week during my visit to Johannesburg for the 1st time in January when I did a weeks worth of work for a bank in the area. The hotel was clean, the staff very friendly and it also had wifi which was good. Lots of good choices of food to eat too!... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joe C I would like to thank you for your positive feedback regarding our Hotel on Tripadvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed a longer stay and that my TEAM looked after you so well. The Melrose Arch precinct offers the best cullinary experiences in the area and as mentioned there are all types of cuisine to... More 

london
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Great, safe location. Ultra modern hotel. Staff helpful. Cool, if small, pool area. Great for a one night stop over. Lovely bar area and reception. Some nice quirky arty touches. Closest thing that jo'burg has a to a W hotel. Melrose itself is a really good place to be based for a short period. I recommend.

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear davidh96 Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and to advise prospective GUESTS of what to expect at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. You have succinctly summed up several of our unique selling points and we are delighted that you had such an easy and comfortable stay with us. We pride ourselves on our friendly... More 

Surrey UK
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stay for 5 nights on business last week. Given a room where I can walk out to pool. Room well appointed perhaps a little more light required by the sink, also shaving mirror was by desk rather than in bathroom area which was odd. Breakfast was ok if a little slow. A selection of restaurants directly opposite hotel. I will... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear petrol1967 Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your Superior Room and its access to our beautiful pool and garden area. Please would you be so kind as to email me at gm@melrosearchhotel.com to let us know when you will next be staying with us.... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Visited this hotel for celebrating my 13th wedding anniversary. Absolutely wonderful with everything in place. From the reception to the room, everything is beautiful and elegant. I can recommend this hotel.

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Thank Eduard S
APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eduard S Thank you for entrusting us to host this special occasion and please accept our heartfelt congratulations your 13th wedding anniversary. Beautiful and elegant are two words that we love to hear associated with our hotel and we are delighted that your experience was such an excellent one. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback.... More 

Paris, France
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Nice upmarket 5 star hotel in Melrose Arch, close to Rosebank. Hotel is cosy, breakfast buffet is very rich and swimming pool nice to have a dip. Wifi is a bit weak and mostly unstable and service is sometimes slow despite a lot of staff everywhere. Pool restaurant is used for parties over the weekend which does not make this... More 

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Bonjour hesc Thank you for sharing your experience with us at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. We value your assessment of us as one of the best options in town and are so grateful for your wonderful review of our property. Our breakfast is indeed special and we are incredibly proud of the positive reaction this offering receives from... More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed here with 4 girlfriends in November. The hotel is in a great safe part of Jozi right across the streets from restuarants like Moyo etc. There are about 5 or 6 restaurants in a 40 second radius of the hotel. The hotel looks exactly as it does in pictures. Very beautiful. If you go you must hire a private... More 

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Thank MsWanderlust718
APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms Wanderlust I might have to covet your Tripadvisor name for myself! You clearly have a love for travel and we feel privileged that you chose our special hotel as the destination for your girl’s getaway! I am sure that you made the most of our fun and unique facilities such as the in-pool bar and Library Lounge. The... More 

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  • Room Service
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: $138 - $295 (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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#4 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#5 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#8 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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