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The Melville Palm
Johannesburg, South Africa

83 2Nd Ave
Melville
Johannesburg
Gauteng, South Africa  2092

The Melville Palm is newly refurbished budget accommodation, right in the centre of Melville, a Bohemian suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. We have ensuite doubles rooms, or dorms with shared bathroom facilities. Rates that will suit anyone’s poc

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Property type: Hostel     5 guest rooms/units   Year built: 1905, Renovated: 2010
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Overview

The property boasts a braai (barbecue) area. It has secure inside parking for up to 5 cars with electric gates and security bars throughout the property. A communal self-catering kitchen and a lounge with satellite television is provided. Daily house-keeping is provided and a laundry service is available on request.

Meals are not provided as it is literally 100 metres away from the well known 7th street with many different restaurants and bars to choose from, which are mostly frequented by students from the nearby University of Johannesburg and is a popular stopover in Johannesburg for tourists.

Melville is also well known for the Melville Koppies (an archaeological site, with rolling hills of grassland with views over the city), and is near the historic suburb of Sophia town. What to do or to see: a visit to the Apartheid Museum and the Hector Pieterson Museum. Gold Reef City, a large amusement park and the Johannesburg Zoo is also one of the largest zoos in South Africa. There is also a large industry around visiting former townships, and most visitors to Soweto go to see the Mandela Museum, which is located in the former home of Nelson Mandela. The Cradle of Humankind a UNESCO World Heritage Site is 25 km (16 mi) to the northwest of the city. The Sterkfontein fossil site is famous for being the world's richest hominid site and other attractions in this area include the Lesedi Cultural Village.

Location & Transportation

the well known 7th street with many different restaurants and bars to choose from, which are mostly frequented by students from the nearby University of Johannesburg and is a popular stopover in Johannesburg for tourists.

  DirectionsDirections:
From the O R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg
Take R24 towards the N3 west, travel south on the N3 and then turn on the M2 towards Johannesburg(west). The right onto the M1 towards Sandton and turn left onto Empire, left at traffic light and straight, and then right into Menton, left at the T junction, right into 7th Street and left into 2nd Ave, second house on the right.
  TransportationGautrain from the OR Tambo Airport to Sandton and Rosebank, taxis
  AirportOR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg

Amenities & Attractions

The property boasts a braai (barbecue) area. It has secure inside parking for up to 5 cars with electric gates and security bars throughout the property. A communal self-catering kitchen and a lounge with satellite television, as well as WIFI Internet is provided. Daily house-keeping is provided and a laundry service is available on request.

  Amenities
BBQ areaGay friendly
Laundry/valet serviceLinen included
Parking (free)Pets not allowed
WIFI (free)

Guest Room Amenities

Room 1 Double Ensuite, towels included

Room 2 Twin Ensuite, towels included Room 3 Twin Ensuite, towels included

Room 4 Dorm - 4 Bunk Beds (shared bathroom)

Room 5 Dorm - 6 Bunk Beds (shared bathroom)

  Room Types
Double
Mixed Dorm
Twin
  Room Amenities
Television (cable/satellite)
WIFI

Payment Information

Deposit requested prior to arrival: After confirming your reservation, you will be contacted by The Melville Palm.
Additional charges: A charge may be incurred for extra persons in a room.
Credit cards: Not accepted on location

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