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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I arrived at the space guest house hoping that we would have a romantic getaway since the guest house was suppose to be a 4 star guest house. The staff was not professional, the lady that helped us smelled of liquor and our name was not on the register and besides that our room was changed from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

We stayed here in October 2015 between a week in Cape Town and our safari--then on the way back from safari as well. We did feel a very weird dynamic here between the white receptionist and the black employees. As a multi-racial couple, the woman at the front desk ignored the person of color in our party almost entirely, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Clean rooms good prices very upmarket! Love it in hart of Mellvile. If you are coming to JHB this is the place to stay. Will definitely stay here again. Walking distance from bars and restaurants. Staff are very friendly and always willing to help. Stayed here for 5days and every day was awesome

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I spent a week at the Space House in July. Located in the heart of Melville, it is a very comfortable place with a sitting room, a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. My room overlooked the street, which is full of life. Breakfast across the road in a cafe is great. Would recommend all those who want to be comfortable but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Rooms are modern, a good size, very clean and serviced well with all the convenience of staying in an apartment. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. It's located in Melville - a really nice suburb of Johannesburg where you get to experience the real Joburg unlike Sandton which feels like staying in a shopping centre.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is the sister establishment to the 12 Stars Lifestyle Apartments, so too class furnishings, smaller suites but completely supporting the self catering feel. Lovely spacious rooms, private and secure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We spent two nights in this guest house, located nicely in Melville, which is supposed to be a trendy quarter with nice cafes, restaurants, and bars. Modern equipped and spacious, nice cafe around the corner where you have your breakfast (incl in our rate). Good support for taxi services, eg. For trips to restaurants or to the airport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Loved this place. The location is very central and the rooms are very trendy and comfortable. I stayed there for almost 3 weeks and at the end of a long day it really was like coming home. I would drfinitely stay there again and choose it over any hotel any day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

The Space is a nice guesthouse in a great location. First, our room was spacious, with a nice kitchen area, a large bathroom, a really comfortable bed, and a nice sitting area. The room was spotlessly clean and well-lit, which is important because the room was a bit darker, though that was of little concern. We could have happily spent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Two years ago, when I was living and working in Johannesburg for some eight months, Melville was one of THE suburbs of Johannesburg to be. Its bustling high street (7th Street between 1st and 5th Avenues) was full of restaurants, bars and little shops, attracting a bohémien crowd of often large size. Last month me and my boyfriend returned to... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Space Guest House is centrally located in the heart of trendy Melville, close to SABC, Media 24 and the University of Johannesburg. The guest house is on Melville’s vibrant main road which boasts a variety of top restaurants, cocktail lounges, galleries, boutiques, bookstores and coffee shops.The Space Guest House is also close to the main highways and centres of Johannesburg, the closest being Rosebank, Parkhurst and Greenside, as well as many of the city’s tourist attractions, including the Apartheid Museum, Constitutional Court and the Nelson Mandela Bridge.Modern, stylish and contemporary bedrooms have private entrances and many comforts, including shared satellite TV and bar fridge. Full breakfasts are served. Other facilities include ADSL Internet access in each room, laundry and airport transfers and arranging of tours.Safe and secure parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Space Guest House

Address: 93 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $72 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Space Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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