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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We stayed here for 6 nights in April, and thought it was excellent choice. A good price, even the compact room had more than enough room. The staff were really friendly and helpful, \it is situated in the heart of old Melville so there are numerous good palce to eat just a few minutes walk.

Date of stay: April 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank MikeFo
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Nice, cozy, and clean guesthouse. we were there twice in a month. We experienced two different rooms: first, a "compact" one, which was very comfortable, and then a larger one, which was great! Both open onto the tidy and pleasant garden, where you can also sit or lie down. We were very well attended by the crew and especially by Emily who helped us with all our needs: transfers, taxis, reservations, etc. Matthew was a great guide, very friendly, and attentive: he guided us to astonishing sites like Cradle of humankind, Apartheid Museum, Soweto, Museum Africa, and also to some good shops. The gueshouse is located in the very nice 7th street of Melville, with many pubs and restos. It is safe, but be very careful with the ATMs: pay attention!!!!
Enjoy also the tasty breakfast at Café de la Crème.
We strongly recommend Saffron -look forward to stay there again.

Date of stay: September 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Dr_Giorgio_ft_Ale
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Very comfortable and semi private room.
Friendly staff. Very good breakfast with a good selection in the bakery just in the corner
Easy to find, it's locate close to the city, but in very quiet place.

Date of stay: August 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank MarceloQuinalha
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had a short but enjoyable stay here and can really recommend it. The location is very safe and you can truly feel at ease, knowing great cafes, bars and restaurants are literally over the road or within a few mins walk of your bedroom, all on one street. There is plenty going on in the main road and the breakfast at a nearby cafe (over the road) was great too. We hope you enjoy it! We also had a great half-day trip to Joburg and Soweto, including the Apartheid Museum, which can be organised by the Guest House (the guide was Matthew, who grew up there and was an excellent guide and who you should ask for).

Date of stay: July 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank lpwainwright
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a gorgeous little place; very funky and stylish. Really easy to find in Melville and the breakfast across the road was top knotch. Villa was enormous and very clean and new...way bigger than my place at home! :) Really enjoyed our stay; will be back!

Date of stay: January 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank LucasNorth
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EmilFa, Owner at Saffron Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you very much and we look forward to your next stay!

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