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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Rocked up early as our flight was quicker than expected... i.e. 6am. The super helpful staff could see how absolutely jet-lagged we were, and ensured we could get into a room pretty much straight away, even though they didn't need to provide a room for us on our booking, until midday. Was very, very much appreciated. The hotel itself is...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 June 2015

The Hotel is located in Melrose Arch, a place beaming with good restaurants, cafes, boutique shops and malls. The hotel itself has a very modern club like feel to it. The rooms are very well designed to use the limited space beautifully along with some interesting lighting throughout the hotel. It also has fine dinning restaurant on the premises along...

2Thank Archie P
Madison, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We stayed here for a few days on a business trip. The rooms are large, quiet and the air conditioning works well (I don't always find this to be true in some hotels). I did not care for the controls of the lighting as I could not turn the room lights on and off from my bed (only from the...

1Thank lacatlin88
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We stayed here overnight for a morning departure to Botswana. This a truly a five star place. The rooms are very modern, spacious, comfortable and artistic. Breakfast, the Continental one, will give you more food options that you thought possible. Friendly staff, relaxing bar and dining areas as well as a large and unusually decorated one.

Thank TravelerMikePlano
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at this lovely hotel. The decor is great and the rooms are beautiful. The service is great and I must compliment the personnel who are extremely friendly and supportive. The location of this hotel is great and one are surrounded by excellent restaurants and shopping malls

1Thank Christo B
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The African Pride Melrose Arch is a partner with the large Protea chain of hotels in Africa. And is now part of the Marriott Rewards program. The hotel is modern and contemporary consistent with time it was built in early 2000's. The staff and personnel could not have been nicer or more accommodating. The beds are new and very comfortable....

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed two nights. An hotels that deserves its 5-star rating with swift check-in, no-fuss upgrade, excellent food. The room was comfortable with attention to detail without being ostentatious. The valet parking was friendly and reasonable in cost with prompt response when I needed my car. An hotel I would recommend and would visit again.

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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent from front of desk, to the concierge, to house keeping! Thank you for a wonderful stay every time. The rooms are fabulous and the hotel ambience superb. My favorite area is the pool, early morning soaking up SA's sun rays or cocktails at sunset. Breakfast is delicious!

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Once again we were not disappointed. We had a great two night stay. Little "Europe"in Africa. Neat hotel, walking distance to all we wanted to do and see. Spacious very clean rooms. Awesome breakfast choices. We were well taken care off and the treats at reception were very welcome. Thanl you

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cynthia L We are extremely delighted that you had such a remarkable two night stay at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. Thank you so much for doing us the honour of a 5* score on Tripadvisor. We are fortunate to not only have such an immaculate property, but to be able to offer our GUESTS the variety of...

Reviewed 13 May 2015

It's a very bling bling hotel with an awesome breakfast but..... at the front desk when you arrive it will take for ever to check in and the don't have a gym. If you want to work out you can pay (250 rands) and go to Virgin in front . A part from all those the rooms are spacious and...

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susywonder Thank you for sharing your experience with us at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. We value your assessment and we are grateful for your positive review of our property. Our breakfast is indeed special and we are incredibly proud of the positive reaction this offering receives from our GUESTS. Please be assure that the offer of an...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel has become an international destination in its own right, attracting discerning GUESTS who take pleasure in modern elegance and sophistication. Sheer style and individuality is what redefines the travel experience when staying at Africa's first truly HIP 5-star Hotel. The luxurious African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa is situated within the exclusive urban Melrose Arch lifestyle development, a "city within a city", that offers an extensive array of shops and restaurants to be explored. So, if shopping is on the cards, you couldn't ask for a better position. The entire Melrose Arch precinct is patrolled by 24 hour Security and monitored by CCTV surveillance for peace-of-mind comfort. If you want to arrive in style, simply book a transfer in one of our luxury vehicles. Engulf yourself in the trendy precinct that is Melrose Arch, which offers GUESTS everything and more at your doorstep. Loosen your tie and make your way outside to the Pool Bar. Make use of our complimentary internet access, take off your shoes and have lunch at our unique tables that sit in shallow water; perfect for that midday cool down. Want to get out and explore? With the vast attractions that Johannesburg has to offer, why not visit the nearby Military Museum or the musical landmark of Sophia Town; both of which have played huge roles in the history of our country. With so much to do within close proximity, a visit to our own March Restaurant is a must and offers a truly sensual dining experience; where decor meets a whimsical fusion of international flavours and cooking techniques.Too early for bed? Make yourself comfortable in the leather couches of the Library Bar. Indulge in a nightcap and be kept company by a selection of great authors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

Address: 1 Melrose Street, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $195 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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African Pride Melrose Arch Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#8 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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“We were on the 1st floor, and there were some stairs, so if mobility is a problem, try and stay on another level.”
 of 5 bubbles harado, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You need to go up and down steps to get to some rooms, so let staff know if this is an issue.”
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“Room 112 is right off the pool and is a bit bigger than other rooms.”
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