Melville Gap Guesthouse (5th Avenue)

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Room in bed and breakfast hosted by Gordon

  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 private bath
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Gordon is a Superhost
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This self-catering unit is part of a newly renovated guesthouse. The guesthouse is around the corner from Main Road in Melville. Close to Campus Square shopping center, Wits and UJ universities as well as 7th Street with all it's distinguished restaurants and pubs.

The space
This unit has a King bed (can be converted into 2 singles) & a sofa bed, en-suite bathroom (shower only), air-con, fully stocked kitchenette, bar fridge, TV with Netflix, tea/coffee making facilities & free Wi-Fi.

Melville Gap Guesthouse is a modern and welcoming guesthouse that has been renovated with Melville heritage of arts and culture in mind. Located on the edge of Melville, it has a bit of both worlds – a quiet street as well as close proximity to all the sites Melville has to offer.

The main guesthouse consists of the 4 stylishly renovated bedrooms in the Main house as well as two bedrooms in a separate building for those that prefer a bit more privacy as they have their own entrances.

The open-plan lounge and dining area can easily accommodate a small private or corporate function for up to 10-15 guests. In the evenings, it is a perfect place for a cosy evening watching a game on a large TV or reading a book.

It’s close proximity to UJ and Wits universities makes it a popular place for academics and their families. Situated just off Beyers Naude, the guesthouse is easily reachable by the major highways.

Guest access
Free WiFi access.
1 self-catering unit with en-suite bathroom (bath & shower).
Outside patio.
Braai/BBQ facilities.
Swimming pool.
Unit is located outside the main house with private entrance.

Other things to note
No loud music allowed at anytime of the day.
Check out is 10AM.
This self-catering unit is part of a newly renovated guesthouse. The guesthouse is around the corner from Main Road in Melville. Close to Campus Square shopping center, Wits and UJ universities as well as 7th Street with all it's distinguished restaurants and pubs.

The space
This unit has a King bed (can be converted into 2 singles) & a sofa bed, en-suite bathroom (shower only), air-con, fully…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom
1 king bed, 1 couch

Amenities

Air conditioning
Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Breakfast
Dedicated workspace
Hangers
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

7 nights in Johannesburg

Dec 6, 2022 - Dec 13, 2022

5.0 out of 5 stars from 6 reviews

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Location

Address
33 1st Avenue, Johannesburg, 2109, South Africa

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Melville is known for its cosmopolitan and Bohemian lifestyle - thanks to its friendly street life and trendy nightlife.

On the famous 7th Street you can expect to find trendy restaurants, late night cocktail lounges, a bookstore, art galleries, coffee shops, antique shops and a boutiques.

All these places are within walking distance of the guesthouse, but for those who are not keen on exploring by foot, the local tuk-tuks are just a phone call away!

There are many amenities and places of interest nearby. The guesthouse is close to Wits University and the University of Johannesburg, the SABC, Media 24 and 44 on Stanley. Gold Reef City, downtown Johannesburg, Vilikazi Street and Soweto and the Apartheid museum are all within 12 km. For nature lovers, Melville Koppies Nature Reserve is a 5 minute walk away, and the Johannesburg Zoo and Lake are nearby. Golfers can enjoy a round at Parkview Golf Course which is a 5 minute drive away.

Melville is centrally located in Johannesburg and you'll be near the city’s main highways as well as Sandton, Rosebank, Parkhurst and Greenside, all famous for their amazing shopping!

Hosted by Gordon

  1. Joined in February 2015
  • 45 Reviews
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  • Superhost
My name is Gordon. I just love this Bohemian little suburb with all its interesting people. I am a down to earth, fun loving person and always eager to help.
I live on the premises of the guest house and I will be here always to welcome guests and ensure that their stay is comfortable and a pleasurable experience
My name is Gordon. I just love this Bohemian little suburb with all its interesting people. I am a down to earth, fun loving person and always eager to help.
I live on the pr…

Co-hosts

  • Gordon And

During your stay

On a daily basis. There is an in-house manager available 24/7

Gordon is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour

Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
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Cancellation policy