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Melvin Residence Guest House

184 Pine Street Arcadia, Pretoria 0083 South Africa
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Melvin Residence is a 4 star Guest House that ideally located for doing business in Pretoria. We offer:- Four luxury double rooms with en suite showers- One standard room with an en suite bathroom One single rooms with an en suite bathrooms- Private entrances with comfortable relaxation areas - An awesome view over the capital city- All rooms are fully air-conditioned- Easy access to highways leading north and south - Secure, fenced parking- Non-intrusive, but welcoming service.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Residential Neighbourhood
Mid-range
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The Guest House is set in a quiet area close to the centre of Pretoria in a beautiful garden. There is limited WiFi on premises and satellite TV. The venue is historic, so it does not have all of the modern conveniences consequently the cost as not at premium rates.
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It was such a wonderful stay I had at Melvin Residence. I experienced warmth and comfort, and fr my full stay of 5 nights I could not find any complaints. The hosts Piet and Elize are warm and welcoming. I would definitely recommend them to anyone requiring accommodation in Preto
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Response from PietvanBiljon, Owner at Melvin Residence Guest House
Responded 23 Oct 2018
Hi Anina Thank you for your kind review! It was a pleasure having you here We are already looking forward to your next visit Regards Piet and Elize van Biljon
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I enjoyed my stay and wished I had stayed there since my first visit to Pretoria. The hosts are very warm, and recommended activities, restaurants, bars and stores to visit. The facilities were also good, I could easily catch up with work as there was Wifi and Work Desk in my roo
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I had a wonderful stay at Melvin Residence Guesthouse. The room was spacious and clean, the surrounding area was very green and quiet (close to many Embassies and the Union Buildings), very safe, the garden was lovely, the breakfast nice and the owners were eager to help and give
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Response from PietvanBiljon, Owner at Melvin Residence Guest House
Responded 18 Sep 2018
Good evening Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back real soon! Regards Piet and Elize van Biljon
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I stayed 10 days at Melvin Residence in April. Piet and Elise are friendly, helpful and inviting hosts. The grounds are lovely and their staff, Princey and Deborah, are wonderful. I was doing research at the National Archives, which was within walking distance. The Union Buil
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Response from PietvanBiljon, Owner at Melvin Residence Guest House
Responded 24 Jun 2018
Good evening. Thank you for your kind review!! It was a pleasure having you here. I especially enjoyed our chats over breakfast. I am sure your research is not completed. Come back real soon. Regards Piet van Biljon
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Room #1
Part of the nice garden
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En-suite bathroom
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How do we book the transfer from O.R. Tambo airport to your guest house ?? and from your guest house to Rovos station the next day ??
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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How do I get hold of you?
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"
"Not sure i didn't have ample time to check"
"All rooms are separate from the main house. All are good. Just book!!"
"Rooms 1& 2 are the most comfortable"
"Didn't use swimming pool and fitness centre."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 61 - US$ 81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengPretoria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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