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    The Melville Turret Guest House

    118 Second Ave | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 45 reviews

    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    Good day, i am a fellow student studying Hospitality Management. i was at the guesthouse earlier with a classmate to do some research concerning the guesthouse and how their management function works. We didn't get satisfactory information at all especially concerning the front of house...More

    Thank an0nym0us217
    Response from JFHeymans, Owner at The Melville Turret Guest HouseResponded 6 October 2017

    Goo day anonymous I am very sorry to hear about that. I have a management team running the business but is keeping a close eye for all issues. Please send to me personally at j_heymans@yahoo.com. Regards Koos Heymans (Owner)

    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    The Melville Turret Guest House is very well located in Joburg in a very nice and safe neighborhood. A lots of restaurants and bars are close to the guest house but far enough not to hear any sound at night! It's quite a cheap accommodation...More

    1  Thank del_rob20
    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    The host, Heidi Holland, takes an interest her in guests and she fills the space with her insight, enthusiasm and knowledge of South African history. It's a wonderfully decorated/curated space steeped in struggle and triumph.

    Thank AqasaNu
    Reviewed 27 November 2016

    A landmark building in historic colonial in this superb suburb, Melville Turret boasts amazing accommodation, not least the luxurious loft studio we stayed in which was sumptuous and really well appointed with all the facilities you could wish for including a private outside seating area...More

    Thank DiscoMatt
    Reviewed 23 November 2016

    I love the Melville Turret guest house. It's affordable, clean and well staffed. The buffet breakfast is well stocked and a great way to start your day. As for location- it's within 5 min. walking distance of 7th ave in Melville, which has lots of...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$ 46 - US$ 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Johannesburg
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    219shelley
    24 September 2017|
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    Response from JFHeymans | Property representative |
    Hi we are about 2 kilometres away from Milpark by road and about 1 km as the crow flies. We offer special rates for people staying 3 days and longer. Regards Koos Heymans (Owner)
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    "Check their website for options, but for luxury at an amazing price, choose the loft"
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    "Access to the rooms are from the outside and when you have a downpour it may be difficult."
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