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Melvin Residence Guest House

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“union buildings”(30 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Concierge
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 2 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Melvin House was a beautiful character guest house within easy access to the Rovos rail station to start our 12 day journey on the Shongolo train across southern Africa. We didn't have much time to appreciate all the house had to offer but found...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

I had a very enjoyable stay. The guest house is surrounded by a wonderful garden, the service was great and Piet was always happy to help with any problem. The guest house is in a very quiet location as well.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Melvin Residence Guest House is quaint and conveniently located in near Pretoria's city centre. I found the owners very friendly and caring, and their breakfast tasty and well presented. The room I stayed in was basic but adequate. The only suggestion I have is to...More

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Awards & Recognition
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$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (31)
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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