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85 3rd Avenue Melville, Johannesburg 2192 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
30 Sep01 Oct
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

My girlfriend and I visited Thulani lodge in the first half of July 2018. We received great service and hospitality. From Bongi's amazing breakfast, Jason's charisma and enthusiasm, to a lovely and comfortable room. It's great place for couples and families, super close to touristic...More

Thank Axolile Ntsika Q
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I want to thank Jason, Bongi and the rest of the staff at Thulani Lodge. My husband and I where on a safari when he slipped a disc in his back, we were airlifted to a hospital in Johannesburg, at 10 o'clock that night I...More

Thank Sara H
Response from ThulaniLodgeOwner, Owner at Thulani LodgeResponded 16 September 2017

Hi Sara! Good to hear from you and to know that your husband has recovered. We had a blast meeting you and you are always welcome back (hopefully in better circumstances next time). Bongi says hi and we both send hugs for you and your...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The place was amazing.. rooms were tidy and neat ..very well organised .. cozy enviroment , beatiful garden . Best was the staffs . MAMA Boinge .. she was excellent and a great assitance to everything you need . Felt like at home away from...More

1  Thank drkhuz
Response from Cpt_JackG, Manager at Thulani LodgeResponded 21 July 2017

Wow thank you for the very kind words and fantastic review. We are humbled to know that you enjoyed your time with us at the lodge. Bongi sends her love and thanks for the compliments. We hope to see you again soon on your next...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This isn't my first visit to the lodge. Every time I stay I am treated like a member of the family. This family run lodge provides all one could ask for while staying in the area. Airport transportation, city or museum tours can be arranged...More

Thank Andy W
Response from Cpt_JackG, Manager at Thulani LodgeResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for this amazing review Andy, It is always such a pleasure hosting you and we look forward to your next visit to Thulani Lodge so we can do a bit of Geo-cashing together. Bongi and Beat send their regards and thanks for the...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at Thulani Lodge. Perfect location for restaurants and bars and the room was spacious and so quiet. Breakfast was great and the staff are so friendly. Wifi in the room was hit and miss but worked perfectly in the main block....More

Thank Luv-my-hols
Response from Cpt_JackG, Manager at Thulani LodgeResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for the review, we look forward to showing you the updated lodge on your next trip to Johannesburg. We have fixed the wifi and upgraded the rooms since you last were here.

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Thulani Lodge is a warm and lovely guesthouse that will provide you with comfortable accommodation, kind service and a delicious breakfast. Our guesthouse in Melville caters to local business professionals and ...More tourists alike. At the heart of Melville, a cosmopolitan village, our guests will be within walking distance of all pubs, restaurants. With the click of a button we will arrange your Uber to the nearby shopping centres or tourist attractions that Johannesburg has to offer. Located within walking distance of UJ & Wits Are you coming to further your studies or give a lecture at the University of Johannesburg or WITS? Thulani Lodge is within walking distance of both the universities and Milpark Hospital. Secure Private Entrance Upon arrival you will receive keys to the front door. This keeps all the guests in control of their own movements and the area being very safe gives you the ability to enjoy the Melville night life. Secure Parking We have a limited amount of secure Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$46 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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"Personally, I liked the one overlooking the pool and garden."
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"When booking tell Beat what needs you would like from the room. He will help you choose the room to meet..."
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"The ones deeper into the property are a little quieter at night because of the party scene on 7th Street. But..."
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"If it's available, we'd recommend the annex with its super-size bathroom and four-poster bed."
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