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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed February 15, 2016

My second visit to this wonderful guesthouse in one of the nicest parts of Johannesburg. In january 2014 I spent a wonderful week with 9 co-students. This time I was at Melvilla with my son. From our first day with a worm welcome by Eleanor to the day of our departure we experienced a warm welcome and very personal service....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 22, 2015

I stayed at Melvilla Guest House while visiting Johannesburg earlier this month. As I was travelling on my own, I truly appreciate the very warm welcome as well as hospitality and friendly atmosphere I experienced throughout my stay. My room was just stunning! I loved breakfasts with fresh fruit salad and fire place in the evenings. It is an ideal...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Although the furniture and deco is stunning, the place needs to improve its management a lot. Some of the staff was rather rude, internet connection was poor, coffee not refilled at breakfast, fan needs lubricating. Shame it could be so nice otherwise

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Melvilla, Owner at Melvilla, responded to this review

Dear Vincent, Thank you for your feedback. can only hope to make this right with you and apologise for the inconvenience caused, your comment is well received. sincerely Eleanor

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed February 4, 2014

Just a few blocks away from the shops and restaurants at 7th street in Melville. A nice and quiet place in Joburg. Love the two new benches to chill out in the garden. Thanks Eleanor for our wonderful stay!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 30, 2011

Life in the City of Gold gets a little hectic. Now add frantic last-minute preparations for the world cup on top of the already nightmarish everyday traffic, and you can probably imagine why we were not looking forward to having to do a 3 week long work assignment in and around Jo-burg in April 2010. But staying at Melvilla not...

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1Thank GuyMrefu
Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed July 29, 2010

We were only in Johannesburg for the night, but this place made a lasting impression. It's a bit of a trek from the airport, but totally worth it! Beautiful property, great location, awesome people! It was only a short block to a quaint little strip of restaurants and shops. I wish there was a place like this stateside. If I...

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2Thank KimEC
San Francisco, California
Reviewed June 1, 2010

We arrived in Johannesburg a bit early to catch a couple World Cup games and even 9 months before, had a difficult time finding lodging in the city. We lucked out and found Melvilla through Portfolio...and we are sure glad we did! The guest house was wonderful...just a few blocks from the 7th Street bars/restaurants. It is a little farther...

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2Thank CalBeers
San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 5, 2008

Great cozy guest house. Just blocks from all the restaurants in Melville. The rooms are very neat and clean, ours was off the main building. Huge stonefloored shower which was great after the very long flight to Jo'burg. Great breakfast made every morning in the nice and sunny common area. We did not have a car while in jo'burg and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melvilla is located 200 meters from the famous 7th Street in Melville. We are centrally located to give you quick access to either Wits or UJ universities, downtown Johannesburg or onto the highway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melvilla

Address: 75 Auckland Avenue | Auckland Park, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $59 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“I went for the standard room and it was already stunning, and quite big!”
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