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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staying at Arum was really enjoyable. The rooms are very clean and luxurious and it felt like a special place to stay. Breakfast was huge, be aware that the hot breakfast is large so don't be deceived by the cold breakfast laid out when you walk into the dining room. This is a place we would be happy to stay...

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Bukavu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of the 100+ African guest houses I have stayed in over the last 30 years this is among the best. The location is good, the rooms are nice, the service is excellent and personal. I would happily have paid more.In other words this is very good value for money.

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Duisburg, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The owners are very nice and helpful, you can always get a good tip for acitivies in Johannesburg and surrounding, the rooms are spacious, everything is clean, the breakfast is varied, the area is nice to go out at night, you feel safe.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great place! Proprietors Gladys and David are friendly and very attentive to your needs. Breakfasts were amazing! I loved the refreshments in the room! This is the perfect place for working and some rest.

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The only negative point we experienced, was the nie in the morning from the barking dogs. Besides that point, the guesthouse is highly recommendable! The owners are absolutely helpful with organizing tours. They even drove us to the restaurants and picked us up later.

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Arum Place Guest House very much. The owners were very helpful in finding a tour operator for a bicycle tour in Soweto. We arrived early after a night flight and were offered a room to refresh and relax before our room was ready. Our room and the bathroom were large and comfortable. The neighborhood is...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed at this guest house for 4 nights. It is situated in Melville a really nice ,safe small area within easy reach of the city. We were picked up by the owner and quickly reached the guest house. What a beautiful home. Our room sugar and spice was absolutely beautiful and far exceeded our expectations. Breakfast was absolutely excellent, Fruit,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Very comfortable, spacious guesthouse, with lots of parking, large, well equipped rooms and fantastic breakfasts. I would recommend this place to tourists or business travellers. I also had a airport transfer which was well organised.

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We absolutely loved staying at Arum Place. It was so cosy, quiet , pretty and clean - we felt right at home. Cookies, chocolate, sodas plus coffee and tea were just some of the lovely details, that made us feel so welcome. Gladys and David were extremely friendly and helpful, even driving us to restaurants at night. The breakfast was...

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Bridgetown, Barbados
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Arum Place is more than I could possibly have hoped for. Every possible request was fulfilled in a timely and supportive manner. Before I arrived all of my emails were answered quickly and to the point, and once I got to Johannesburg, David met me at arrivals. He was patient as I sorted out my new phone sim card, and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine a guest house in trendy Melville, in Johannesburg South Africa with all the style, luxury and space that you expect from a four star establishment with the warmth and homeliness that you will only find at your own home. Overlooking the Melville Koppies, Arum Place Guest House is a small private retreat, although only a minute’s drive away from the Melville buzz. The spacious rooms with wooden floors and steel pressed ceilings are beautifully restored and individually decorated. Four luxurious rooms with full en-suite bathrooms are situated inside the main house and three self catering units are available for longer stays. Three of the rooms have king-size beds which can be converted into twin beds on request. Each room has been decorated, furnished and equipped according to the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa’s (TGCSA) criteria for four star grading.24 Hour sincere and friendly hospitality by live-in owners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arum Place Guest House

Address: nr 15 1st Street | Melville, Johannesburg 2109, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $54 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arum Place Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“sugar and spice”
 of 5 bubbles 12172013ty, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved the room in the back to the right of the dining room....very quiet with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles klsfrench, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All of the bedroom are very clean, nice and quite.”
 of 5 bubbles 412francyb, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The rooms have small kitchenette and large”
 of 5 bubbles 531augustinee, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The executive suite was very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles peppermint, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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