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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Owner and staff are wonderful and went above and beyond to make this a pleasant stay. Rooms are clean and I slept wonderfully. There is a great cold and hot breakfast. Free wifi is available. Guesthouse is in walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Uber is also available in the area. I would like to acknowledge the owner and staff...

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Hi Astee! What a great review from you. Thank you. It was an absolute pleasure having you with us. Your entire group was friendly and a a joy to be around. Thanks for your comments on the guesthouse and our breakfast. We continually try to improve as we go. Perhaps we will see you again one day. We certainly hope...

Hssbrouck Heights, NJ
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

I just had the priviledge to stay at Life on 3rd for 2 1/2 weeks, along with my class of 12 for a masters international residency. Bernard and his team: Lidia, Boula, and Blessing made me feel at home. The house, the rooms, and shared spaces are all super comfortable, cozy, clean, and inviting. I am a picky traveler, especially...

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Hi Ingrid thanks so much for the amazing review. We all appreciate your kind works. It was wonderful to have you here and we are sop glad that you appreciated the efforts we made to make your residency a success. Lydia, Beaula and Blessing work hard to keep the rooms clean and make sure that everything is always perfect. We...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 10 April 2015

hello we had a wonderful, stay at life on 3rd.. a suggestion ill say replace the fans with aircons in the rooms, all in all, great value for money! great breakfast and you guys make an awesome omelette

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Hi there We say thanks so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to write it. Thanks for the suggestion regarding the aircon units. This would be a wonderful addition and is on our list of to do items but it's lower on the list. We are currently upgrading all our rooms and as we can afford,...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Life on 3rd offers a home from home atmosphere in a central location in Johannesburg. The property is safe, well situated and offers excellent value accommodation. Rooms are spacious, bathrooms spotless and bedding - crisp white linen. The staff were accommodating - nothing was too much trouble. Bernard, the owner, went out of his way to make our business visit...

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Hi ATG2014 Thanks for your great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and I must say it was an absolute pleasure to have you here with us. We are also pleased you enjoyed the room and took time the time to thoughtfully evaluate our rooms and service. We are currently redecorating more rooms to provide our...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

A lovely place to stay, owned and run by wonderful people who could not have been more helpful and welcoming. This was the perfect base for me to explore Johannesburg and I would definitely recommend it to others. I will be back!

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Dear Member Thank you for your lovely review....it is always so rewarding when people acknowledge our friendliness as we aim to be personable and helpful all the time. We certainly hope to see you again as you say in your review. We look forward to welcoming you once again. kind regards, Bernard, Lydia and Beaula

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2015

A wonderfully quaint and charming guesthouse in a beautiful part of Melville, close to all amenities. Friendly and very helpful staff- who accommodated our early check-in. Lovely breakfast, clean common areas and fast and free wifi! Attentive owner.

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Thanks you Minoshni. You review is much appreciated...thank you. It was a pleasure to have you both here and the early check in was no problem! Thanks for your patience will the renovations. I try to be as attentive as possible so recognition thereof is great! we hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Bernard, Lydia and Beaula.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

We had a technical review meeting in this quaint part of town. We were accommodated in a highly professional and guest oriented way. The rooms were cleanly, the staff were incredibly hospitable and the food was delicious. Management is kind and all in all we had a wonderful time!

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Hi Ryanubuntu, Thanks very much for your review. it was a pleasure to host you and your group and get to know you on a personal level. Thanks for the kind words in your review and we hope to see you back again. Kind regards, Bernard, Lydia and Beaula.

Reviewed 22 January 2015

I had a lovely stay at Life on 3rd. The personnal is so nice and take care of you as much as possible. I met interesting people there and recommand people to experience that guesthouse. Many good bars around

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Dear Malik Thanks for the good review. It was great to meet you and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels! Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. Regards, Bernard

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Fabulous location near the heart of Mellville, great rooms and lovely staff. A safe and secure gem of a place. Would recommend it to families or couples who love that personal touch you get from staying in smaller more boutique places rather than the big hotels.

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Hi CharlieandIIlya Thank you so much for the great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you will recommend us to future visitors as you say! Thank you. Perhaps we will see you again one day. Once again...thank you for your kind words. regards, Bernard, Lydia and Beaula

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Life on 3rd is like staying at a friend's house as opposed to staying in a hotel. The staff is friendly and accommodating, the location is in a neighborhood with restaurants and bars near by. The breakfast is delicious with cold options as well as hot choices (eggs, bacon, beans, mushrooms...). I would recommend choosing Life on 3rd to anyone...

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Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rd, responded to this review

Hi 412sandrae :-) Thanks for the awesome review. It was wonderful to meet you and spend time with you. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully one day we will see you again. It is the greatest compliment to have a guest say " its like staying at a friends house". What more could we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about Life on 3rd

Address: 28 a Third Street, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $54 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Life on 3rd 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Some rooms have queen size beds”
 of 5 bubbles _jrnajarian, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“I was told that in the rooms upstairs in the main house you could hear folks in the dining area below. My room off the patio was quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SGwantsmoretravel, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with glass doors open up into the yard. I believe those are carpeted rooms. Mine was in the main house, and had hardwood floors”
 of 5 bubbles Mannahistory, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed quiet. The area in front of the rooms are communal, but guests were very thoughtful. Beautiful baths in luxury rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Nicki43, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Best views nearby, Bright & Green.”
 of 5 bubbles Hardiknim, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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