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HomeBase Melville

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“home base”(17 reviews)
“urban area”(2 reviews)
“welcome pack”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a great time at homebase,the staff is great they ensure that you are welcomed in every-way possible.I specifically liked the way information is displayed giving you tips of places to see and also transport services.I chose to be in a private room"AFRICA" ,it...More

Thank lindor2016
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing coordinator, Scelo Mthethwa, he was fun and made us feel like home! It was clean and the beds was comfortable! It was close to the supermarkets and a shopping center! They helped us with sim cards!!

Thank Frida F
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I had a really good time at homebase. They took really good care of us, talked to us and gave us tips. We even had a guid Scelo who was really helpful with showing us around and teaching us the culture. I had a great...More

Thank Kristina T
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were planning on staying at home base in Melville for a couple of days and ended up staying for 9. The area is walking distance from all amenities plus you can arrange a drive to other areas from the front desk. The staff was...More

Thank nhumby
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We found this place as we wanted to stay in Melville for its bars and restaurants, also there are loads of cool shops and charity shops so its perfect for a backpacker or if you are just passing through the area for a couple of...More

Thank Fiona C
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Pool
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US$16 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$16 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Brit120
30 June 2016|
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Response from Tendai88 | Reviewed this property |
hi the dorms i saw have lockers, not sure about padlocks but always keep a spare one or two in your luggage. and super important stuff you could give them to store in the hostels safe. on the whole you should be ok, no... More
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12 June 2016|
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Response from ptrpdrm | Reviewed this property |
It is gated, there are single rooms and it is definately geared towards backpackers. I did not see a single family there the three times I stayed. About the safety, going out at night in Johannesburg, like any other major... More
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"Travel from OR Tambo to hostel -> gautrain to city center (station 'Park'), take cab from there..."
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