Trendy - Modern - Clean & perfectly located! We stayed for 2 nights in December 2010 and enjoyed our stay! The rooms are nicely decorated and clean with lovely linen! We travelled with our baby (10 months at that time) and although the rooms are not that big, we had enough space to move around. Lovely shower with strong water (our room didn't have a bath). The hotel's restaurant/bar area and outside patio is quite busy with residents and non-residents enjoying the good city life - very vibey! Nice swimming pool area, but not very private. The hotel is situated in Melrose Arch, the trendy (sort of European) shopping, eating and lifestyle hub for the hot and happening Johannesburg with lots of (expensive) shops and good restaurants (try Moyo for the cultural melas (something different with a nice vibe) or The Meat Company for excellent steaks). Melrose Arch is like a city within a city... You feel very safe and sort of like you're not really in Johannesburg!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The urban, experiential and edgy Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch is the hot-spot in the trendy Melrose Arch Precinct, a unique city within a city, which boasts a variety of trendy retail, gourmet restaurants & leisure amenities. This experiential hotel guarantees to spice-up any visit to Jozi and is aimed at the traveller who enjoys being amidst the energetic urban vibe of the cool city life. The hotel offers the ultimate convenience and accessibility to the M1 highway, Sandton business centre and OR Tambo International Airport. Shuttle transfers to and from the Sandton Gautrain Station are also available. Take full advantage of the innovative 24-hour internet station, to catch up on emails, social networking or perhaps a bit of work. Try our conference facilities and create an energetic ‘out-of-office’ experience that will definitely heighten the creative senses required in any boardroom or meeting situation. Old Hollywood glamour flows through to your dining experience, at the trendy in-house restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, with sumptuous cuisine in an intimate and relaxed dining environment. Return to your room, which offers an LCD television, open plan bathroom and an urban style that will take you back to a bygone era of old Hollywood glamour. And if it’s too early for bed - the Bar, which is open from 10h00 until 04h00 serves specialty cocktails and gourmet milkshakes, in an energetic and lively setting. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Protea Hotel Fire And Ice! Melrose Arch