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    HomeBase Melville

    37 First Avenue, Johannesburg 2109, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good48%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible6%
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    “home base” (15 reviews)
    “welcome pack” (2 reviews)
    “place to stay” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 78 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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
    Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

    Around Johannesburg, HomeBase Melville Backpacker is just the best accommodation you can find ! People are awesome, really friendly & ready to help you with anything about your trip, they take time to sit with you & help with car rental, Nationale park booking, etc...More

    Thank genarc3995
    Reviewed 27 November 2017

    Reception staff vary in friendliness and helpfulness. There are some newer facilities in the back, but the shower situation for the dorms is not great. Would feel better if there were a lock or coded entry for the dorm. Kitchen facilities are great and very...More

    Thank darrlyfernance565
    Reviewed 3 November 2017

    I arrived earlier in Joburg due to a thunderstorm in Krüger National Park, wanted to go to Pilanesberg, the Lion Park and Soweto for affordable prices but was alone. The owners were perfect! Both of them (one of them from Cape Town) did a long...More

    Thank nickelfrit
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$26 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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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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