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Situated in the new upmarket Melrose Arch development in Johannesburg's Northern Suburbs, Melrose Arch Hotel is the ultimate choice for travellers in search of modern elegance and sophistication in South Africa's business capital.

Enjoy the South African sunshine by the swimming pool; you don't even have to break for lunch - there's a stunning poolside bar among many other fashionable restaurant options. Be bold and throw a private party in the hotel's Sound Room which features a selection of DVDs that can be watched on the extra-large flat-screen TV. Alternatively, head out and explore the many nearby restaurants and shops or attractions such as Zoo Lake or Sophiatown.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Tripadvisor - Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 - Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in Africa - Number 7
  •  Tripadvisor - Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 - Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in Africa - Number 16

highlights

  • Conveniently located in trendy Melrose Arch
  • Modern elegance and sophistication Shopper's paradise
  • World-class dining experience
  • Part of the African Pride hotels family

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Facilities

Beat the summer heat by relaxing at the swimming pool before wandering over to the poolside bar for a cool cocktail. If you fancy a night in, then pick a Hollywood Blockbuster and experience a night of audio and visual entertainment in the Sound Room.

The room has a warm ambience and is equipped with plush couches and a large TV screen with theatre sound system. The Tented Garden is a great spot to just sit back and relax with a great book - just be careful not to fall asleep as you lie back against the throw cushions and large comfy mattress.

General Facilities

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    Complementary airport transfers
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    Gym
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    Internet facilities
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    Swimming Pool
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    Bar
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    Restaurant

Dining

The March Restaurant at Melrose Arch serves up a fusion of international foods, combining Asian and other global flavours cooked in specially designed Tandoor and wood-fired ovens. Dining at the March Restaurant is a truly sophisticated and sensual experience - breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily.

Alternatively, you can enjoy a cappuccino and a light meal at the more casual option of the Verandah or March Coffee Shop or you may want to indulge your taste buds by having a fine imported whiskey or cocktail at the March Bar or Library Bar. The Verandah, Library Bar and March Bar are open 24 hours a day. For the ultimate in refreshment, enjoy your favourite drink as you relax at the Pool Bar where tables are conveniently placed in the pool itself.

Standard Room

There are 118 luxury guestrooms at Melrose Arch: 70 Standard non-pool facing rooms, 35 Superior pool-facing rooms, 12 Executive Rooms amd a Penthouse Suite.

Blending modern decor, warm natural tones and sophisticated personal touches, each room is a hi-tech paradise featuring free internet access, individually controlled air-conditioning and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a DVD player and surround sound.

The Standard non-pool facing rooms are en suite, featuring a separate shower and bath, and come with either two single beds or a queen-sized bed. Three of the rooms have two single beds and facilities for paraplegic guests.

Standard Room AMENITIES

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    Air-conditioning
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    En-suite bath and shower
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    Hairdryer
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    Mini Bar
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    Tea & coffee-making facilities
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    Telephone
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    24-hour room service
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    International adaptors
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    Safe

Other Room Types

There are 35 en suite Superior Rooms with the same amenities as the Standard Room but with king-sized beds and views over the pool and garden.

The Executive Rooms also have the standard amenities as the other rooms but they are larger in size and have king-sized beds, an LCD TV and a separate lounge area.

On the top floor of the Melrose Arch Hotel is the Penthouse Suite. The suite contains a separate en suite bedroom with king-sized bed, an LCD TV, walk-in closet and lounge area with plasma TV and a fireplace. Other features include an outside shower and garden plus a guest bathroom, separate office area and a kitchenette.

Activities

  • Cultural tour
  • Historical tours
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Oct 2014 - 31 Mar 2015 $175 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Apr 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 $185 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Oct 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $185 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Standard Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • Melrose Arch was clearly our favorite; we could walk to restaurants and shops. Very lively and gave us a flavor of the city. Our boys loved the rooms and the hotel.

    Teresa Taylor, January 2011
  • Amazing decor, great service, wonderful location. The hotel restaurant, March, was great and breakfast was awesome (either off the hot menu or the buffet). It was a really cool and trendy hotel and we loved it!!

    Laurie Sullivan, December 2008
  • It was fantastic they remembered how I took my coffee, etc.

    Kerry Ahern, November 2008

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Ramona Rubach

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"Funky, fun, quirky - a really alternative experience. Excellent facilities and attentive staff make for a pleasant stay."

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Melrose Arch was clearly our favorite; we could walk to restaurants and shops. Very lively and gave us a flavor of the city. Our boys loved the rooms and the hotel.

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