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KZN
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The welcome sherry in your room is a decadent luxury. Located in the heart of the action, great restaurants and culinary delights, incredible value for money considering location and comfort level... highly recommended.

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New York, NY
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice B&B in Melville. Close to restaurants and safe neighborhood. Jennifer was our host and she was awesome - went out of the way to make us feel comfortable and welcome. Breakfast normally starts at 7am, but our safari tour guide was going to pick us up at 6.30am. Jennifer made sure we had a full breakfast spread ready...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

recommend this space anytime... always welcome back and get my favorite room... Most friendly staff and very helpful...... Melville area is very central.... ask to park your car inside ...................for security will return again.......................again..............again

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really super guest house. Staff are so friendly & welcoming. Beautiful rooms & garden. Fantastic location right by 7th street which is where all the restaurants & cafes are & 27 boxes is just down the road. Well worth a look at as some great shops there. Thank you - I'll be back one day!

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Cape Town
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I'm so glad we came here. It is fantastic valie for money and in a good location. The hostess was really friendly and made us feel welcome. The brochures available were also incredibly helpful to plan out a day on the town.

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Zorana A, Owner at 84 on Fourth Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest Lexbessinger, Thank you so much for reviewing us! It's wonderful to get feedback on our tour brochures. We hand select our service providers to make sure they are as passionate about Joburg as we are, so it means a lot that you enjoyed your day on the town! Warmest regards, Zorana and the Team at 84 on Fourth

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice and cozy place with a very friendly staff, located cool neighborhood. Many bars, restaurants, clubs and bookshops neat, and not so far of Sendton. Amazing! Would definetly stay there if I go back to the city

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Zorana A, Owner at 84 on Fourth Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest Bernardo S, Thank you for your kindness! Melville is such a vibrant and ever-changing neighbourhood and we feel lucky to be on its doorstep. We're so grateful that you enjoyed your stay, and we'll hold you to it that you'll come back on your return to Joburg :) Warm regards, Zorana and the Team at 84 on Fourth

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Highly recommend this place. The host is sweet, smart, courteous and really respects her staff. Pretty awesome to see how inviting this place really is, not to mention quite. I loved the neighborhood as well. Lots of restaurants and bars close by. My room was very comfortable and the morning breakfast is delicious. Don't miss that! One comment - I...

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Zorana A, Owner at 84 on Fourth Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest ps_cardinal, Thank you so much for this lovely review! At the heart of our service is ensuring that we all love creating at 84 and working together, and luckily this seems to come pretty naturally to this social bunch :) I'm so sorry to heart your feedback about the wifi, not only does our wifi extend into the rooms...

Mbabane
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This place is a gem - it is conveniently located in the artsy neighborhood of Melville and just a walk away from bars and cafes. It's a boutique mini hotel for the lack of a better description - extremely well equipped and beautifully decorated. The host - Jennifer was super helpful. It was 4 of us and we stayed in...

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Zorana A, Owner at 84 on Fourth Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest Kanishk K, A 'boutique mini hotel'! Now you're just flattering us :) Thank you so much for your amazing review, we were all really proud to read your words but Jenny proposed a full on celebration, ha! It means a lot to us that you enjoyed yourselves and I hope that means you'll be coming back again soon. Warm...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lovely characterful b&b with clean, comfy accommodation in a trendy location. A minute's walk from a huge selection of bars and restaurants, it's a great place to stay. The staff is warm and friendly, the in room tea and coffee bar is well stocked, the towels are big and fluffy and the bedding is crisp and spotlessly clean. Just be...

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Zorana A, Owner at 84 on Fourth Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest AlisonEvans, We really appreciate you taking the time to write us this review. What makes us even more happy is that you enjoyed your stay with us! It's a great feeling when our guests appreciate not only the service from our team but also the little (but very important) details, like our fluffy towels and crisp linen :) We...

Delft
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Cannot wish better staff! Both ladies were so friendly and helpful! The garden is pretty. Good places to eat are just one street away. You have to take a cab to visit the main things in Jo'burg. But just to stay there before your trip in south africa starts, is more than great!

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Zorana A, Owner at 84 on Fourth Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest 369maritb, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate it! Our guest-service agents are always happy to be there for you and give you the best insights into this city that we love so much! We are simply grateful that you enjoyed your time in Jozi :) Hugs, Zorana and the Team at...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in bohemian Melville, this boutique guest house has amazing accommodation at fantastic rates. We pride ourselves on providing superior friendly service, delicious breakfasts to start your day off right and we're always happy to provide you with the perfect itinerary to make your stay in Johannesburg memorable and unique. We are located in the heart of Melville, just a few steps away from some of Joburg's favourite restaurants, bars, cafes, vintage stores and the hip retail park 27 Boxes is just a stroll away. Our location is favoured by those wishing to be close to the University of Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, the Central Business District and the South African Broadcasting Corporation. For the nature lovers, just a few blocks away is the historic Melville Koppies, a nature reserve to countless bird and plant species, offering its visitors many footpaths for hiking that provide unrivalled views of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 84 on Fourth Guest House

Address: 84, 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $51 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — 84 on Fourth Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The family room we stayed in is ideal for travelers with kids.”
 of 5 bubbles njoy_travelling, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Outside definitely quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles AlisonEvans, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get Windows. No one likes an aircon bathroom. Also... warn people that you have a cat. ”
 of 5 bubbles belliseo, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the big bathtub”
 of 5 bubbles 454samirr, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 5 which has this cute hallway between the bathroom and the bedroom. ”
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