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B&B on 8th Avenue is modern and comfortable. It is suitable for people who are holidaying or else here for business as it is close to the business centres and also tourists attractions. Enjoy good hearty breakfasts and a relaxing stay in Melville.

Close up view of the bedroom with the bathroom in the background

Close up view of the bedroom with the bathroom in the background

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $19 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $95
Weekly discount: 10%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

The bed and breakfast consists of 4 double rooms with en suite bathrooms with a shower. One of the rooms is a self-contained apartment with it own lounge and fully stocked kitchenette area for self-catering. The bathroom contains a bath/shower. It also has a separate entrance and small courtyard. Each room has its own TV and balcony, a dining room where breakfast is served and a patio area in the garden. There is parking available, internet and cable TV.
There is a washer and dryer available at an extra cost of R150 per washing load. Ironing of clothes will be charged separately depending on items to be ironed.
The house is close to the CBD, tourist attractions like Rosebank, Sandton, Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, hospitals, banks, universities and shopping areas.
Melville is a vibey suburb with lots of attractions like coffee shops, restaurants, bars, bookshops and a variety of other shops. The Melville Koppies is a well-known protected open space good for walks and getting a lovely view of the CBD skyline and surrounding areas.

Guest Access

Guests have access to the main dining room where breakfast is served and guests are welcome to sit and work in the area or else use the lounge for work or relaxation. Guest also have access to a communal kitchenette area where tea, coffee and baked items are available. There is comfortable seating area next to the kitchenette where guests can relax or else work. The garden is available for guests to sit and relax in.

Interaction with Guests

You will find me to be an attentive host and willing to assist you. I am a registered tour guide with Gauteng Tourism and also operate a licenced shuttle service to assist guests with transport if required. This service is cheaper than what public taxis charge. I will gladly assist and advise in order to make your stay enjoyable.

The Neighborhood

Melville is an old suburb but is a very interesting mix of people and restaurants, bars, bookstores and other shops. There is lots to do in the suburb and it is close to the CBD and other places of interest whether guests are on holiday or else close to other business area like Rosebank or Sandton. Also centrally situated to a lot of places that tourists would find interesting and enjoy visiting like the Apartheid Museum.

Getting Around

Melville has 2 bus services that run past the University of the Witwatersrand and into the CBD. I also offer a transport service to guests and it is cheaper than the public taxis. I am also a registered tour guide and can assist you with places to visit or else be your guide if required.

Other Things to Note

The bed and breakfast is situated in a cul-de-sac so is quiet but close to 7th Street, Melville where most of the shops are. When convenient, I do offer a free drop off for guests in 7th Street, Melville.

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House Rules

There is no smoking allowed inside the house but ashtrays are available on the balconies and garden areas.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
Bathroom with bath and shower

Bathroom with bath and shower

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About the Host, Denise

Johannesburg, South Africa
Member since May 2010


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