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mt. orab, ohio
Reviewed 7 August 2010

If your looking for a place to unwind away fom the airport this is for you. We have lovely and roomy accomadations including a kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator. I would recommend arranging transportation from the airport to their place which they are glad to do. We didn't and ended up paying $80.00 . The Space Guest house is in...

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Manchester
Reviewed 3 April 2010

I have no complaints.The reception was welcoming and check-in efficient. Room modern and spacious with large bathroom and walk-in shower. The security is good and we felt safe at all times. There is enough space within the hotel compound for parking 2 cars. Breakfast was at the Illy cafe 2mins walk away. Along the main road are plenty of bars...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 May 2009

We stayed for just one night, with Ruby arranging our airport transfer and half day tour of Soweto & Joburg as well. Our experience with the Space was so friendly and efficient. We were so sad to leave! Breakfast was included at the sister property Saffron (full hot continental breakfast). We stayed in the Garden Room. It was very spacious,...

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Thank TAAMelbourne
USA
Reviewed 2 March 2009

Rooms are big, clean and well decorated. Each room has a table and chair with mini-fridge and tea kettle. Location is excellent with several good restaurants, outdoor cafes, and bars on the same block. Internet is strong. Staff is wonderful- friendly and helpful. Transport to and from airport is reliable and personable. Nice to be greeted by Mike after a...

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Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 11 December 2008

A great first port of call on our first trip to South Africa. I'm pleased that we chose Melville as a base - the area was great for bars and restaurants (steak at the Melville Grill is brilliant by the way) and the guest house is right at the centre of it all. Very security conscious as everywhere in Jo'burg...

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1Thank Gosforth_Ultra
New York
Reviewed 21 May 2008

After spending a week in Cape Town at the lovely Rutland Lodge (I highly recommend it!!), then spending several nights at a few properties for safari, I was midly disappointed by The Space. Pros 1. Good location for nightlife and several good restaurants including Soi and The Melville Grill. Also walking distance to stores and pharmacy. 2. Clean room, comfortable...

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1Thank NYCGirl78
Toronto
Reviewed 13 March 2008

The guest house is located at the end of a several block strip of bars and restaurants. We had no concerns about safety in the area - there was a security guard outside the guest house, and the strip was busy with people. The restaurants and bars are trendy and very reasonably priced. The guest house is very good value....

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3Thank SumachLad
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 19 December 2007

Located on the edge of trendy 7th Street, the Space Guest House is an understated walled compound, focused internally on its beautifully maintained landscaped modern courtyard. I stayed twice here, both on my way in and out of Johannesburg. Rooms are furnished in a contemporary retro 40’s Hollywood glam style- not over the top, but one room did verge on...

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4Thank SteveDesign
San Mateo, California, USA
Reviewed 21 August 2007

I booked 3 nights for superior suite #1, the 1st 2 nights upon arrival in Jo'Berg and the 3rd night upon return from Cape Town, with a week "sandwiched" in between. Suite #1 was a super roomy, beautiful accommodation which more than lived up to my expectations. However, upon return from Cape Town I was dismayed to learn that I'd...

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3Thank sbendernd
Edinburgh
Reviewed 20 July 2007

This is a great place to stay in Melville, we had a suite which was self contained, great bathroom and nicely furnished rooms with outside area. The staff were helpful. The location is perfect - on the main street in Melville which has lots of good bars and restaurants and is safe to walk around. I would highly recommend it.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Space Guest House is centrally located in the heart of trendy Melville, close to SABC, Media 24 and the University of Johannesburg. The guest house is on Melville’s vibrant main road which boasts a variety of top restaurants, cocktail lounges, galleries, boutiques, bookstores and coffee shops.The Space Guest House is also close to the main highways and centres of Johannesburg, the closest being Rosebank, Parkhurst and Greenside, as well as many of the city’s tourist attractions, including the Apartheid Museum, Constitutional Court and the Nelson Mandela Bridge.Modern, stylish and contemporary bedrooms have private entrances and many comforts, including shared satellite TV and bar fridge. Full breakfasts are served. Other facilities include ADSL Internet access in each room, laundry and airport transfers and arranging of tours.Safe and secure parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Space Guest House

Address: 93 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $98 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Space Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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