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Life On 3rd

Address 28A 3rd Street (cnr 8th Avenue), Melville, Johannesburg
Phone Phone: 071 927 6849
Cellphone: 071 927 6849
Rates High Season: From R440 - R1 140
Rates Off Season: From R310 - R450
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The discerning business and leisure traveler will find Life on 3rd to be a stylish and welcoming guesthouse. The emphasis on comfort and service ensures it to be a memorable place to stay.

Located in a leafy and tranquil corner of the cosmopolitan village of Melville, conveniently situated in the heart of the Johannesburg, it is a sophisticated getaway from the bustle of the city yet within walking distance to Melville’s trendy street life. Life on 3rd is the only guesthouse in Melville that boasts 14 rooms and can accommodate almost any need, whether it be single travelers, couples, families or groups alike. Guests can expect a chic contemporary ambiance of old meets new complimented by clean lines, earthy tones and hints of red. Offering five different room types of which some are in the main house or with private entrances. All rooms are equipped with the following:

• Colour TV

• Clock radio / alarm

• Dressing table / desk (except 3 & 13)

• Wi-Fi internet access

• Ceiling fan

• Electric blankets (in selected rooms)

• Heaters

• Hairdryers

• Satellite TV (10 channels)

• High quality mattresses & pillows

• White linen & towels

Accommodation includes a Continental Breakfast, which is served daily in our communal dining room. Dinner and refreshments are available on request from our set menu and complimentary coffee & tea is available 24hrs. We offer a laundry service, secure off-street parking and assistance with booking airport transfers and other activities.
From the top of Melville on Main Road down towards Beyers Naude, turn right into 8th Avenue at the antique shop on the corner. As you go up 8th Avenue, 3rd street is the first road to cross 8th Avenue. We are on the right hand corner with the red door.

Services, Features and Activities

Life on 3rd is situated in a quiet, leafy avenue and is in close proximity to the famous 7th Street with restaurants, galleries, shops and a vibrant nightlife. Main Road has numerous fast food outlets, restaurants, shops, gyms and banks. Campus Square Shopping Center, Parkview Golf Course, SABC, Media 24, AFDA Film School, Wits and the University of Johannesburg are within 5kms from where we are located and Melville Koppies Nature Reserve is a 5minute walk away.
TV in Room, Satellite, Internet, Languages spoken: English, Afrikaans, Children over 8 welcome, Breakfast, Airport Transfers, SecureParking
Room Options
Single, Twin, Double