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Melvin Residence Guest House

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“union buildings”(31 reviews)
“guest house”(28 reviews)
“pine street”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Concierge
4 Star Hotel
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All reviewsunion buildingsguest housepine streetcalling taxisclose to the city centerthe entire propertymin walkroom was spotlessone nightguest roomsfriendly environmentwithin walking distancestayed here for two nightswonderful hospitalitybeautiful gardena wonderful place to staybreakfast was delicious
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guesthouse is situated within a quiet neighborhood just minutes from the Union building which was just a bonus. They have very nice rooms which are spacious, pity they don't have a pool but if you in the area for strictly a business trip then...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

An absolutely fantastic place to stay. My coworkers and I had several rooms and we had a great experience. The owner, Piet is very nice and the atmosphere was great. I never had any issues with this place. The breakfast was delicious and the service...More

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Over the past four years I’ve stayed at Melvin Residence Guest House three times, each time for between nine and twelve days, the most recent being January, 2018. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The small fridge stocked with water and milk for making tea...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

My sister & I loved our stay at Melvin Residence. Piet, Elise & their Staff were extremely gracious, it was so cosy with the fresh breeze and made us feel right at home. Our entire visit in South Africa was marvelous and certainly this isn't...More

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Response from PietvanBiljon, Owner at Melvin Residence Guest HouseResponded 22 February 2018

We just love receiving reviews like this! Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We hope to welcome you back soon Liz!

Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were welcomed very friendly by Piete the host of the accommodation. The room was large and very clean. WiFi was working fast. The entire property was very beautiful. We also liked the breakfast very much, omelette was freshly made and served. But the thing...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (7)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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lyndyl001
30 October 2017|
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Response from reillypat | Reviewed this property |
The resident owner/manager of the guest house was able to arrange transport for our group from the airport and also to special restaurants and sites around the city. He does this as a courtesy.
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Christina M
18 April 2017|
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Response from PietvanBiljon | Property representative |
Hi Christina You can contact me via this website I am not permitted to give you contact details via this website Regards Piet
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"To my knowledge, all rooms are equal"
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"Not sure i didn't have ample time to check"
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"All rooms are separate from the main house. All are good. Just book!!"
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"Rooms 1& 2 are the most comfortable"
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