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Melleney's Exclusive Guest House
Ranked #51 of 68 Hotels in Johannesburg
jeff in uk
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“An oasis in a busy city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2012

Our second visit and it wont be our last, this really is a special place 5 star in every aspect.
We stayed here before flying home to the UK after touring SA and we flew home much more relaxed this time.
Give it a try, you wont be disappointed

Room Tip: All of the rooms are good rooms.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2010

This is unquestionably a good place to stay. As others have said, the staff is very helpful and friendly, the rooms are wonderful, the lounging areas are nice, and the whole environment is beautiful. The owner's dog is very friendly, too -- especially at breakfast time when there's bacon.

It's not really near anything in terms of walking distance. If you have your own car, or are fine with getting a taxi to/from wherever you want to go, then the location works fine - shopping centers like Nelson Mandela Square are only 10 minutes or so by car, and there's pretty easy freeway access.

All in all a very nice place, I'd absolutely stay again.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2010

this hotel is the best ever! i had the most wonderful time of my life, it is beautiful and quiet and the people there are lovely, the food is delicous, the location is perfect. i have to say this was the best holiday of my life, if you are going to johannesburg you have to go here!

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2009

When we got there it was like going to your own house. All of that security and friendliness was brilliant and the food was excellent especially the orange juice. It is situated near the entire write place and is so beautiful inside and out. The staffs are so friendly they become your friends and the rooms are so comfortable I fell asleep as soon as I touched the bed. It was an amazing experience to go there.

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  • Disliked — nothing.
  • Stayed October 2008, traveled on business
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Property: Melleney's Exclusive Guest House
Address: 149 12th Avenue | Rivonia, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 68 Hotels in Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Melleney's Exclusive Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Melleney's Exclusive Guest House, a four star establishment has operated since 1995. Melleneys was originally a very old farm house, bought by the Late Victor Melleney and his wife Susan and renovated into the beautiful establishment that it is today. 1 Family Suite 3 Single rooms (Double beds, full bathrooms) 4 Double bedrooms All rooms are fitted with telephones, television and have access to the internet. Our dining room seats sixteen guests comfortably. When weather permits, breakfast is served outside in the garden court, overlooking the pool and pool pavilion. In addition we also have a sports lounge (large flat screen) that leads into a fully licensed bar. Melleney's are situated close to Rivonia Village Shopping Centre, golf courses and a couple of hours driving to various game reserves and close to the highways, for easy access to all amenities. ... more   less 
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