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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Thanks a lot for the good stay and all your help and flexibility! You helped me a lot in organizing things like Safari / Car / Rooms ! The B+B is in walking distance to 7th Street where a lot of Bars and Restaurants are...More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 23 November 2015

HI Andy Thanks for your great review! It was a pleasure meeting you and assisting you with all your requirements. We hope to see you again. I posted your postcards for you! we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are back...More

Reviewed 17 November 2015

We had a couple of nights in Johannesburg between trips to Namibia and Mozambique and Life on 3rd was a good choice. It was slightly disappointing that the nearby Botanic gardens is not recommended for a couple to visit on a weekday due to security...More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 23 November 2015

HI there, thanks so much for your review. We appreciate that you found us to be so helpful. We are pleased you enjoyed the breakfast and it was also our pleasure assisting you with airport transfers etc. we hope to see you again sometime in...More

Reviewed 5 October 2015

The place was clean and the room was clean as well. The host was very accommodating. The breakfast was delicious and the area has some restaurants you can walk to. I felt safe walking around on my own.

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 27 October 2015

Hi Vanessa C. Thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. If you are ever in Joburg again, we would be happy to have you with us again. Kind regards, Bernard

Reviewed 19 September 2015

We chose Melville for our 3 nights in Jo'burg because of the proximity to resaturants & bars and chose Life on 3rd based on the great reviews. We were not disappointed, the Guest House is stylishly appointed, and Bernard the owner, Lydia the manager and...More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 27 October 2015

Wow TravelmadEdinburgh...thanks for that amazing and thought review! As an expert in your field, we value and appreciate your kind words and positive review. Thanks again....and we hope to see you again one day. thank you for the referral on your own website. Fantastic! Kind...More

Reviewed 3 September 2015

Life on 3rd is a charming guest house in a good location, with wonderful and very helpful staff, a tasty warm breakfast and quaint little garden to sit in and relax after a hectic day in Johannesburg. Both business travellers as well as families will...More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 10 September 2015

Thanks LenaH778 We appreciate the review and of course the proof is in the pudding as you will be back with us again next week! That speaks volumes.......Lovely! Bernard, Lydia and Beaula

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
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Microwave
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US$42 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$42 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Amanda F | Reviewed this property |
No this is not an apartment but like a bed and breakfast with a room where you can watch the television and chat in I think .
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"Some rooms have queen size beds"
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"I was told that in the rooms upstairs in the main house you could hear folks in the dining area below. My..."
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"Rooms with glass doors open up into the yard. I believe those are carpeted rooms. Mine was in the main house..."
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"All the rooms seemed quiet. The area in front of the rooms are communal, but guests were very thoughtful..."
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