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Arum Place Guesthouse

Address 15, 1st Street, Melville, Johannesburg
Phone Phone: 011 4825247/083 300 8602
Cellphone: 083 300 8602
Rates High Season: From R350 - R390
Rates Off Season: From R350 - R390
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Arum Place has been designed to meet the needs of the business or leisure traveler seeking peace and luxurious comfort and personal service with attention to detail.

This a new stylish guesthouse, set in a quiet area on the outskirts of cosmopolitan Melville. A warm welcome and homely atmosphere awaits at this lovingly restored 1935 Melville house. The spacious rooms with wooden floors and steel pressed ceilings have a timeless quality, an unaffected charm for the discerning traveler.

Four rooms are situated inside the main house and two self catering units are available for longer stays.

Each room has a private balcony/patio or access to the main patio. Rooms are luxuriously equipped with en-suite bathrooms (with bath and shower) built-in cupboards, tea/coffee making facilities, crisp percale cotton bed linen of the best quality, hair dryer, bath robe, radio and satellite television.

A luxurious lounge is available for reading or to relax with a cup of coffee from the coffee station. The entire house is at all times exclusively yours to enjoy. This is your home away from home.

You will enjoy an extremely tranquil stay, away from the hustle and bustle of Melville, but yet close enough to visit the abundance of small shops, cafés and restaurants which are in the direct neighborhood.

Dinners and Sunday lunches are available on request or guests may visit the many trendy restaurants and pubs on 7th Street, which are within short driving distance, or order in from the local delivery service. Accommodation includes a full English breakfast, which is served in the dining room or on the patio should weather permit.

The Guest House is a non-smoking establishment. Smoking is permitted outside on the patio.

We offer a 24-hour laundry service and secure parking.

Access to the internet is available.
From the Oliver Tambo international airport, take the R24 towards Johannesburg, then the N12, the M2 West and the M1 North. On the M1 North take the Empire Road turnoff. Turn right into Empire road. Carry on straight along Empire until you reach a T junction. The SABC’s offices will be in front of you. Turn right into Kingsway until you get to 4th robot. (Campus Square shopping centre will be on your right) Turn right into Main Street in Melville. Turn left at the second traffic light. (The Melville Vet will be on your left hand side of the road). Follow the road up the hill. (1st Avenue) On top of the hill the road becomes a one-way street, turn right in to 1st Street. Pass two stop streets, Arum Place Guesthouse will be on your left hand side.

Services, Features and Activities

Melville is extremely central, only minutes away from the M1 S, M1 N highway, 45 minutes from the airport; The University of Johannesburg and Wits University are nearby as well as the broadcasting studios of the SABC, Media24, Milpark Hospital and the Garden City Hospital.

• Campus Square Shopping Centre: 1 km
• Media24: 1,5 km
• SABC: 2,00 km
• Milpark Hospital: 3,00 km
• Garden City Hospital:3,5 km
• Helen Joseph Hosital: 1,1 km
• University of Johannesburg Main Gate: 500 m
• University of Johannesburg Sportsgrounds: 1,1 km
• 7th Street: 1,3 km
• Johannesburg Country Club: 2,00 km
• Nearest Supermarket: 400 m
En Suite Bathroom, Bar Fridge, TV in Room, Satellite, Internet, Languages spoken: English & Afrikaans, Safe Facilities, Children over 12 welcome, Pool, Breakfast, Airport Transfers, SecureParking, Laundry
Room Options
Twin, Double