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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The nicest place with the friendliest staff. Nothing was too much trouble. The beds and down bedding was divine, even down to the electric blankets for the cold weather and lovely panel heaters on the walls. The decor was really nice. Secure parking too. I...More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 19 May 2016

Dear rmeyer Wow! Thanks for writing such a stunning review. You are very kind!! we look forward to welcoming you back again the next you're in Joburg! Kind regards Bernard, Lydia and Beaula

Reviewed 2 May 2016

I was here with a group for business/academic experience. My room was small but comfortable and clean. The staff is wonderful. Host Bernard was always gracious; staff Lydia and Beaula were accommodating and took care of anything we asked for. A hot breakfast of eggs...More

Thank Susan G
Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 17 May 2016

Hello Susan G Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write this review.. We appreciate it. Also, thanks for your kind words. It was such a pleasure having you and the rest of the group here for the two weeks. i...More

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Stayed one night in this little private and safe place. A little confusion at check-in and not optimal attention on me as a guest, but nonetheless we were checked in and upgraded because of a mistake in the booking system. Always nice with these types...More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 18 March 2016

Hi Jonassl Many thanks for your review. We appreciate all reviews and we are usually quite willing to take criticism when its due. I'm glad you found some nice things to comment on. I am always surprised when guests arrive at a guesthouse having booked...More

Reviewed 19 February 2016

Very friendly owner and staff. Just around 7th Street with Restaurants and Bars. Very save area. Excellent breakfast. Inspiring interior and lovely artworks gave me a private feeling during the 1 night stay.More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 20 February 2016

Hi E6976EVpeterr, Thanks so much for your great review. Thanks for recognizing our friendliness! :-) We are so glad you enjoyed your breakfasts here with us and enjoyed the interiors and artworks. We have tried hard to create a unique and welcoming space. We hope...More

Reviewed 7 February 2016

Very nice Guest House in the quiet neighborhood of Melville, not far from the 7th Street, center of the nightlife of the area, which is walking distance reachable. The room and the bathroom are quite small but offer everything you need. Bernard, the owner, is...More

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Response from Lifeon3rd, Owner at Life on 3rdResponded 9 February 2016

Hi Fabio Thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our guesthouse and have good things to say about it. You're right, I'm not always present. When i'm not here i'm invariably shopping for the guesthouse or getting supplies and preparing for renovations...More

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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
Refrigerator in room
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USD 39 - USD 71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 39 - USD 71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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