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  • Excellent62%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
Life on 3rd is a 14 roomed establishment in the heart of Melville, a quirky and bohemian village in Johannesburg. We will provide you with comfortable accommodation, efficient and kind service as well as a delicious breakfast! We offer free wifi and are more than willing to help arrange...
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28 a Third Street | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
17,8 km to Pilansberg Airport
53 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
7.2 km from Apartheid Museum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bed and Breakfast- Nice place, I had the upstrairs 2 bedroom room, with a bathroom between the 2 bedrooms, no air con, just a fan, the windows are single glazed, down side, when other guests smoke in the gardens you can smell it all and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Guest House has superior service and attention to detail than your regular accommodation options in and around Johannesburg, especially around the Melville area. Lydia and Beaula are incredible women who tend to your every need, no matter how unusual. Their attention to detail such...More

Thank MichaelaTravels101
Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you thank you for the incredible review. We are so happy that you had a pleasant stay at Life on 3rd and to be your number 1 choice. Looking forward to your next stay.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We recently stayed at Life on 3rd with 14 college students. Life on 3rd was very accommodating. They provided early morning breakfasts, even making breakfast for us to take with us when we left at 5 am for an early safari. Everyone one who worked...More

Thank Donna S
Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so happy that you had a pleasant experience at Life on 3rd. It was lovely having your group stay with us and hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 14 March 2018

I was welcomed to a comfortable and clean room by lovely friendly staff members. The location is central and and easy to find with taxi's readily available in the vacinity. The great breakfast is the perfect way to start the day.

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for the great review! We are delighted that your stay was a positive experience. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 26 November 2017

charming cottage, calm and clean huge room but what a decevant breakfast. Excellent location, this district is a treasure. I'll come back in Melville, and why not in "Life on 3rd" no more smile than necessary

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Thank francoish415
Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Francois - we are looking forward to welcome you back at Life on 3rd. Please check out our new pictures. We did some renovations and a facelift, seeing thatb we are having our tenth anniversary in February.

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$37 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$37 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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No this is not an apartment but like a bed and breakfast with a room where you can watch the television and chat in I think .
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