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Copenhagen, Denmark
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138 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2012

We stayed in Suite 2 and there is a small garden area but is has no comfortable furniture there for relaxing outside - so there is no real good outdoor space.

Thank hbn1975
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2012

For anyone thinking of opening a guest house, I highly recommend that they go to the Space Guest House and learn from the very best. Space turned out to be a real gem. Ruby and Johann as hosts, treat you with a warmth and friendliness that makes you feel like family. They do everything within their power to ensure that... More 

Thank bge001
Boston, Massachusetts
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405 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2011

I had stayed at this guest house on a previous occasion which led me to select this guest house. I reserved a room online and received confirmation at the end of June that my guest suite had been booked. On arrival, I was told that I had been booked into a completely different guest house because a large group had... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2011

We made a booking @ The Space, & arrived just before sunset. The person on duty, didn't know of our reservation so left us out on the street with our bags while she apparently checked for our reservation. Then she suggested we go next door to the The Saffron guest house. In any case, they are owned by the same... More 

Thank piarts_ontour
Johann S, Owner at The Space Guest House, responded to this review

Dear guest. You were never booked with my establishment, but with Saffron Guest House, which is located directly opposite me, and have their own staff and check-in procedures. I cannot take responsibility for another guest houses guests. Hope you had a pleasant stay, as they are our neighbors and we work well together with them. More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2011

I was booked in for 3 weeks but had to leave early due to work plans changing. I can only talk about Suite 2 cos that's the only room i was in - although Suite 1 looked nice also when i was offered the choice of the two, took 2 because of the full garden access. Suite 2 feels like... More 

Thank topdadLondon
12Stars, Owner at The Space Guest House, responded to this review

I took time as the owner to read all the reviews. i thank all my guests for the wonderful response and we always strive to make your stay more comfortable, and secure. Please feel free at all times, during your stay to voice your concerns, as this will only help us to offer you the best service, and make your... More 

Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2011

This place was very good. It is right on 5th in Melville (which is a street full of bars, bookstores, restaurants, etc), one of the really nice safe bohemian districts in JBurg. There are two buildings (one each side of 5th ave). The properties are fenced and locked (usual in JBurg). My suite had a separate bedroom and bathroom, and... More 

Thank Markie_Mark115
Buford, Georgia
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2011

The Space Guest House is in an excellent neighborhood in Joburg. It is very secure. At no time did I worry about security. We stayed in a suite which was very spacious, had a nice kitchenette with cutlery, fridge, and microwave. The bed was great, very cozy and comfortable. Breakfast is available at a near by French cafe which was... More 

Thank abagirl
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2010

The Space House was great, roomy apartment style accommodation right on 7th St which was a great, safe street. Ruby was helpful and Melville and the Space House exceeded all our expectations. Breakfast was excellent too!!!

Thank Waz_10
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2010

I was amazed at the quality of this place. It's clean, very modern and perfect for all travellers. Melville is a safe part of the city and very convenient for the city centre.

Thank Toffeeman1878
Bogotá, Colombia
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79 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2010

I've stayed here twice and it's been very nice. The Internet is fast (especially for Johannesburg standards) and rooms are perfectly clean and new, plus the people at service are very nice. Just once there was some noise in the property next door (some concert of some kind) but the rest was great. Plus there are all these very nice... More 

Thank carlosfpardo

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Space Guest House is centrally located in the heart of trendy Melville, close to SABC, Media 24 and the University of Johannesburg. The guest house is on Melville’s vibrant main road which boasts a variety of top restaurants, cocktail lounges, galleries, boutiques, bookstores and coffee shops.The Space Guest House is also close to the main highways and centres of Johannesburg, the closest being Rosebank, Parkhurst and Greenside, as well as many of the city’s tourist attractions, including the Apartheid Museum, Constitutional Court and the Nelson Mandela Bridge.Modern, stylish and contemporary bedrooms have private entrances and many comforts, including shared satellite TV and bar fridge. Full breakfasts are served. Other facilities include ADSL Internet access in each room, laundry and airport transfers and arranging of tours.Safe and secure parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Space Guest House

Address: 93 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: ₹ 4,788 - ₹ 6,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Space Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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