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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

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Ireland
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Booked this hotel for an overnights' rest coming from Zambia. It was a really good choice. Rooms/Suite was HUGE with quirky features like safe hidden behind painting in room, restaurant with tables located in 4 inches of water in the pool. Beautiful artwork. Very friendly and professional service.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Service here is universally superb and listing the few little hospitality niggles seems petty, but what else are you reading TA for? I’ll try to pitch this as expectation management. The location is very convenient; in the middle of one of the nicest sterile, safe, access-controlled, security-encrusted town center precincts that Johannesburg excels at developing. Parking is an extra fee...

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Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Booked hotel rooms a day prior to insure checkin availability early the next morning - and contacted hotel directly to make sure there would be no issues (which they insured there would not be any) - when checking in they still were one hotel room short for my business group. Hotel staff was very apologetic and very swiftly had a...

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1Thank rcburti
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Spent our last night in South Africa at the African pride and ended the trip on a very positive note. Front desk staff were great, buffet breakfast was one of the best, and rooms clean and comfortable. Good value for the price and the M &M's are a nice touch. Secure location with lots of restaurants nearby

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Quite a nice hotel..food in the restaurant is superb. Watch out for the green bathroom lights.lol Rooms are well equipped, although an iron and ironing board would be a nice addition...if only to give yhe wife something to do...only joking ladies. Tv and cd/dvd system is also good. Enjoyed my stay and location is handy for restaurants etc. Shopping very...

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2Thank johnparrack
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I stayed here for a business trip in November 2014. This is located in a great spot within the Melrose Arch gated park. I ate breakfast in the hotel each morning which was great. The staff were very welcoming and accommodating as i was traveling by myself.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Safe location, nice decor, friendly staff. Rooms are just okay .. Getting a bit worn No gym!, breakfast buffet not the greatest.. You can order from the hot menu but the basic buffet is just average Restaurants menu every limited and not too much choice Nice reception and restaurant decor though

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Thank Uzoms
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We were stopping on Johannesburg overnight after a long flight from Atlanta before a long tour on the way to safari. This was just what we needed. Used the hotel to book a transfer from the airport. The neighborhood was bustling and busy with restaurants and shopping. We felt very safe walking around which was important. The rooms were awesome,...

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Winter Park, United States
Reviewed 1 August 2015

this is my third stay at this hotel and I would definitely recommend it! Now that Protea has merged with Marriott you earn points with Marriott as well. The staff is excellent, very welcoming and accommodating. The hotel itself is beautiful and it has a great bar and a magnificent breakfast/brunch. The location is perfect, come to many restaurants and...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We had stayed at this hotel twice previously and felt it to be the best hotel in the African Pride group of hotels. My wife and I have stayed at a number of their other hotels and feel that it is superior in their attention to detail and the general level of service. The breakfasts at this hotel are outstanding...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel has become an international destination in its own right, attracting discerning GUESTS who take pleasure in modern elegance and sophistication. Sheer style and individuality is what redefines the travel experience when staying at Africa's first truly HIP 5-star Hotel. The luxurious African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa is situated within the exclusive urban Melrose Arch lifestyle development, a "city within a city", that offers an extensive array of shops and restaurants to be explored. So, if shopping is on the cards, you couldn't ask for a better position. The entire Melrose Arch precinct is patrolled by 24 hour Security and monitored by CCTV surveillance for peace-of-mind comfort. If you want to arrive in style, simply book a transfer in one of our luxury vehicles. Engulf yourself in the trendy precinct that is Melrose Arch, which offers GUESTS everything and more at your doorstep. Loosen your tie and make your way outside to the Pool Bar. Make use of our complimentary internet access, take off your shoes and have lunch at our unique tables that sit in shallow water; perfect for that midday cool down. Want to get out and explore? With the vast attractions that Johannesburg has to offer, why not visit the nearby Military Museum or the musical landmark of Sophia Town; both of which have played huge roles in the history of our country. With so much to do within close proximity, a visit to our own March Restaurant is a must and offers a truly sensual dining experience; where decor meets a whimsical fusion of international flavours and cooking techniques.Too early for bed? Make yourself comfortable in the leather couches of the Library Bar. Indulge in a nightcap and be kept company by a selection of great authors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

Address: 1 Melrose Street, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $197 - $462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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Also Known As:
African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel Johannesburg
African Pride Melrose Arch Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#8 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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“207 has street view (entrance) and Windows open but you can't hear the street, 410 has pool view with a little balcony”
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