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Palermo, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunatly the bathroom in our room was without the door, the water in the swimming pool was not clean. But the breakfast was perfect, good and we rest very well,we had perfect sleeping and the personel was professional.

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Ola J, Manager at 33 on First Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we are putting a door in the bathroom now and the pool was because of the weather, you were around when it was very windy, hence difficult to keep an outdoor pool clean. However, we are glad you still had a wonderful stay and hope the remaining leg of your trip was great.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My best friend and I were in Johannesburg for a week and we had a fantastic time at 33 on first. We contacted Kenneth on take off asking him to pick us up and he was was at the Airport to pick us up and when we arrived he was there to pick us up. We really appreciated his availability...

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Ola J, Manager at 33 on First Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Muraya, Thanks for the kind words, it was a pleasure hosting you guys and glad you had a wonderful experience here with us and in Johannesburg. Till we meet again, kind regards

Lephalale, South Africa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The staff were friendly and welcomed me with a smile,my room was spotless and I liked the perfume they used in my room and lasted for the whole night.i even liked their security gates always locked. .

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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We drove there directly from the airport without any difficulty and the guesthouse had a private parking for us. Room was nice, 20sqm but no door in the bathroom nor in the toilet. Breakfast was good and healthy

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Please make sure you put small mats by the bed sides...ceramic tiles can be cold in winter. The 2 single beds in 6th Avenue are wobbly so please attend to the mattrasses. Otherwise the new look is very nice and the reception/dining area is cosy...felt at home.

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Ermelo, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were placed here by another hotel where we booked which messed up with our booking. Reported no hot water in both rooms. The gentleman told us the plumber was there in the afternoon but we will have hot water in the morning, it did not happen. The manager told us in the morning the same story, not even a...

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Ola J, Manager at 33 on First Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Peter M, Sincere apologies for your experience, it was indeed unfortunate that the switch to the geyser that supplies both rooms was faulty, the plumber indeed worked on it and we were running around to get him back to fix it. I tried to offer you a room in the house in the morning for you to freshen up...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Good Service and Hospitality Great Food, Me and my partner really loved the mince that was prepared in the morning. What I really liked was the fact that everything is accessible, restaurants, doctors etc. Thanks for the stay

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seychelles
Reviewed 8 May 2016

first time to Melville and the hotel. the location excellent; it is safe, clean and secure. the hotel though small was very welcoming, the manager superb; service good and efficient. it is really a small hotel with a big heart. the manager is very helpful; will go out of his way to help you. we really appreciate. the location is...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2016

service excellent and the room was nice. Location easy accessible with many amenities nearby. Breakfast excellent wide variety to choose from. Security is tight with cameras, electric fence and makes one feel safe with parking provided. Suggestion need bins in the rooms.

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Ola J, Manager at 33 on First Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, we would put in bigger bins in the room.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Location is great, close to amenities. You can order in n have your food delivered to your door. Free wi-fi. Friendly and helpful owners & staff. Clean, cozy and beautiful place. Tasty and colourful breakfast. It's a lovely home away from home. Thank you Joseph & Alicia.

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Ola J, Manager at 33 on First Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, hope to host you again soon

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
33 On First Guesthouse is located in 1st Avenue close to Main Road in Melville. Whether you are here on vacation or on a business trip, you are going to enjoy the attention to detail of old fashioned/modern fusion design interior. The dining room is where you can start your day with a good English breakfast (Choices available) as well as a choice of cereals, muesli, yogurts and fresh fruit. Relax in the cozy lounge and meet other interesting people from across South Africa and around the world. You will also get advice on which trendy Melville spot is that perfect place to have dinner or where to go sight-seeing. Situated a stone's throw from the Bohemian suburb of Melville's famous 7th Street with its vibe atmosphere, pavement cafes, cozy restaurants, antique/vintage stores and cocktail clubs, we are in the perfect location to explore Johannesburg at day or at night. We would love to meet people from all over the world and especially Africa. Our focus is entirely on guest satisfaction but also with a twist, we want you to experience home away from home. We will not be in your space unless you request to have company to show you around our beautiful town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 33 on First Guest House

Address: 33 1st Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $64 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 33 on First Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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