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Melrose Place Guest Lodge

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Melrose Place was the perfect refuge for the weary travelers in our party. We were located in a very convenient area to shopping, tourist stops, and local friends. Nicely decorated, friendly and helpful staff. We have happy memories of our delicious and plentiful breakfasts. We...More

Thank GrammyHeine
Response from melroseplacejhb, Owner at Melrose Place Guest LodgeResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you very much indeed for your positive review, it is guests like you that make it an absolute pleasure to do what we do as well as we can. We would love you to return another time and look forward to welcoming you back....More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our room was spacious and comfortable, and breakfast was delicious with a wide selection of eggs, omelettes, pastries, fruits and granola. The staff was extremely helpful and set aside a shirt I forgot so I could fetch it before I left Johannesburg. The only problem...More

Thank steam844
Response from melroseplacejhb, Manager at Melrose Place Guest LodgeResponded 19 April 2017

Dear steam844, Thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Melrose Place as well as our breakfast. We will pass along your compliments to our staff. We are very sorry to hear about the ants you found...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This B&B was quite easy to find as we arrived by car and is quite secure for those who think Joburg is robbers' heaven!. Walking distance to Wanderers Club (which is why we booked it). There is a choice of snacks, chocolate and wine (chargeable)...More

Thank Annakatrine
Response from melroseplacejhb, Manager at Melrose Place Guest LodgeResponded 19 April 2017

Dear annakatrine, Thank you for taking the time to review Melrose Place. We are pleased you found our location convenient. We are however sorry to hear that you did not like our gardens, so many guests comment on how beautiful they are and how nice...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

For same price within Sandton, you can find hotels with better facilities. Also a little far from Sandton City mall. No gym inside premises. No drinking water provided. The walk from Guest house to Rosebank mall is not safe.Dinner not provided at will.Poor Wifi.No airconditioning....More

Thank jbt214
Response from melroseplacejhb, Manager at Melrose Place Guest LodgeResponded 11 April 2017

Dear Jbt214, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are distressed to hear that you did not feel as if your stay was good value for money. Melrose Place is situated a mere 5kms away from Sandton City Mall, which by...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed here overnight before our return flight to the UK. The accommodation is comfortable, well furnished and in good condition. Sadly the cook was on holiday so were we unable to have dinner in the lodge but we visited a local restaurant recommended by...More

Thank AB111960
Response from melroseplacejhb, Manager at Melrose Place Guest LodgeResponded 17 January 2017

Dear AB111960, Thank you very much for your review of Melrose Place. We really appreciate your lovely words and are so pleased you enjoyed your room, the pool and our breakfast. We do hope that next time you will be able to have dinner with...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
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US$106 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$106 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Response from desertdivajones | Reviewed this property |
I noticed tables & chairs outside of our room with ashtrays
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Joshua L
21 December 2015|
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Response from melroseplacejhb | Property representative |
Hi Joshua,, Melrose Place has an agreement with a nearby Gym it is called FIT Gym and is 150 metres walking distance. There is absolutely no charge for useage of the facilities and you may go as many times as you wish to... More
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"Main building is beautiful, old and quaint."
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"I liked my second floor room as it was very quiet"
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"Check the bathroom for ants before you unpack."
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"Rooms in the main house looked cosier"
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