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    HomeBase Melville

    37 First Avenue, Johannesburg 2109, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent19%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I can't fault this place. Chase, Leanne and all of the staff were brilliant. The Wi-Fi was excellent and all of the rooms were spotless. If you're going backpacking in Joburg, I wouldn't even bother looking elsewhere.

    Thank Smith C
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed two night (the first day of holidays and the last) with my girlfriend in this hostel : The first one people were chatting very loudly until 3am near to our room The second one : very very loud music until midnight and then...More

    Thank Chnips
    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    It's clean, it's well located - nice and safe neighborhood, with lots of bars and restaurants on 7th street. The outside area is quite nice to chill having some beers. The staff is extremely friendly and it was cool to hang out with them at...More

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    Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

    Booked a single room without a bathroom: extremely small, bad smell, barely clean & cheap decoration and sheets. Draft is not friendly at all and they dont even have soap in the bathrooms to wash your hand. Will never go back!

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    Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for a few nights. Clean hostel with big dorms which are good furnished. The staff is very kind and informative - most of the time. The wifi is really good (and free) and the rest of the hostel has some good facilities. The...More

    Thank Trine S
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    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • US$13 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • 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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