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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at this guest house for 4 nights. It is situated in Melville a really nice ,safe small area within easy reach of the city. We were picked up by the owner and quickly reached the guest house. What a beautiful home. Our room sugar and spice was absolutely beautiful and far exceeded our expectations. Breakfast was absolutely excellent, Fruit,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable, spacious guesthouse, with lots of parking, large, well equipped rooms and fantastic breakfasts. I would recommend this place to tourists or business travellers. I also had a airport transfer which was well organised.

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Dresden, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved staying at Arum Place. It was so cosy, quiet , pretty and clean - we felt right at home. Cookies, chocolate, sodas plus coffee and tea were just some of the lovely details, that made us feel so welcome. Gladys and David were extremely friendly and helpful, even driving us to restaurants at night. The breakfast was... More 

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Bridgetown, Barbados
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arum Place is more than I could possibly have hoped for. Every possible request was fulfilled in a timely and supportive manner. Before I arrived all of my emails were answered quickly and to the point, and once I got to Johannesburg, David met me at arrivals. He was patient as I sorted out my new phone sim card, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second visit to Arum Place. This one very brief but comfortable as before: the little extras like milk in the fridge and biscuits in the jar make all the difference when you've had a long day and desperately need that cup of tea!

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Basel, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arum Place is the best guest house I've ever stayed in and I'm traveling around the world quite a lot. It's a beautiful, large, house with wonderful design. And owners are very friendly, warm and extremely helpful. It's also very good and safe location. If you are looking for a place in Johannesburg - this is probably the best choice... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional service. Owners drive guests to and from local restaurants. Guest rooms and public areas are attractively furnished. Delightful gardens. Delicious breakfasts. Terrific value for money. Great base for visitors wanted to explore the most interesting parts of the city.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Arum place for 5 nights and found it very enjoyable. We first stayed in a very large room with a sunken bath and then decided to extend our stay there and moved to a self contained apartment near the pool which was very private. Gladys and David were so helpful and even though they are a little... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

It is such a great place to stay in Jo-Berg. The accommodation is stylish, clean an offers all complementaries you can imagine. The breakfast is enormously delicious and freshly prepared. On top the hosts are one of the best hosts we have ever got to know on our trips. They are very kind and helpful and they are always there... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed only for one night. It was a huge room with all luxary facilities. We got a lift to a nice restaurant (lucky bean on 7th street) and they also picked us up so great service. Breakfast was also really nice.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine a guest house in trendy Melville, in Johannesburg South Africa with all the style, luxury and space that you expect from a four star establishment with the warmth and homeliness that you will only find at your own home. Overlooking the Melville Koppies, Arum Place Guest House is a small private retreat, although only a minute’s drive away from the Melville buzz. The spacious rooms with wooden floors and steel pressed ceilings are beautifully restored and individually decorated. Four luxurious rooms with full en-suite bathrooms are situated inside the main house and three self catering units are available for longer stays. Three of the rooms have king-size beds which can be converted into twin beds on request. Each room has been decorated, furnished and equipped according to the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa’s (TGCSA) criteria for four star grading.24 Hour sincere and friendly hospitality by live-in owners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arum Place Guest House

Address: nr 15 1st Street | Melville, Johannesburg 2109, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $52 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arum Place Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“sugar and spice”
 of 5 bubbles 12172013ty, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved the room in the back to the right of the dining room....very quiet with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles klsfrench, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All of the bedroom are very clean, nice and quite.”
 of 5 bubbles 412francyb, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The rooms have small kitchenette and large”
 of 5 bubbles 531augustinee, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The executive suite was very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles peppermint, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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