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Life on 3rd
Ranked #24 of 295 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
1 review
“The best possible experience”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

I never write reviews! But Life on 3rd was a truly special place. Everything about it was perfect. It really felt like home without being intrusive; the room and food were first rate. Best of all was the great staff -- Beaula, Lydia and Lizzie. I got to know them and share thoughts about the world. They were the warmest, dignified people you could ever want to meet. I have the greatest respect for them and connected with them immediately. The neighborhood is quiet and safe. There are some bars and restaurants withing walking distance - mostly a young, integrated scene. Don't hesitate to stay at Life on 3rd. -- Sean from New York

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed February 7, 2012

They made my first xmas with my partner memorable, the service is great, the atmosphere is to die for. You cannot tell that its in melville, you only notice when you walk/ drive out. We really had a great time, we definately going back.

Fana and Sthe

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed January 31, 2012

It's home away from home. I had a comfortable stay and the host (Lidia) was very hospitable. I would definitely love to visit again. I loved the privacy of the place and the fact that they could assist in every way possible. The rooms are nicely decorated and very spacious.

Room Tip: The room facing the gate had a good view
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
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Dublin
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Reviewed December 11, 2011

This is a really trendy place that makes you feel right at home. Based in a nice safe area its perfect to explore Jo'burg from and has many good bars and restaurants really near by. The rooms very nice and airy. The décor is really great and the common areas are comfortable and welcoming. Staff were friendly and willing to help with any queries.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
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Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1 review
Reviewed November 20, 2011

Great place, great people!
The rooms are confortable, the decoration is charming, the house is beautiful and the service is fantastic. And of course, the breakfest is delicious!
The neighbourhood is quiet and not so far from the street with the best pubs and restaurants and Joberg.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Philadelphia
1 review
Reviewed September 15, 2011

Can't say enough about this B&B. The rooms are well appointed and the staff are the friendliest people you'll ever meet. I felt like family for the month I was there. The food is delicious and the rooms are cleaned daily. quite possibly the nicest living arrangement I will ever experience.

Room Tip: One of the top floor rooms is the largest
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
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Minneapolis
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Reviewed September 14, 2011

My stay at Life on 3rd was fantastic!! Damien was awesome at helping me get my trip in order. Big Boy was a great driver for the airport transfers and getting us safely to and from the daily excursions. The breakfasts were an delicious way to start the day. I felt right at home during my stay. I cannot tell you how much I appreciated all of the attention and help that I received during my stay in Jo'burg!

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled solo
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Property: Life on 3rd
Address: 28 a Third Street, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 295 B&Bs / Inns in Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Life on 3rd 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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