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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“home base”(15 reviews)
“urban area”(2 reviews)
“welcome pack”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing experience! The staff are unbelievably accommodating and friendly. It is a beautiful, vibey little spot and super affordable too. Will definitely be back and keep this place as my number one go-to accommodation for when travelling!

Thank drucillaswardrobe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Homebase Melville in July for 2 days. The place is cozy, near to supermarket. The people here are very friendly. All my stars goes to Scelo, the nicest guy I’ve met in my staying here! Thanks for that experience.

Thank Lærke H
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I stayed at many hostels in johanessburg but the homebase is the best , nice crew and place ,I met peter one of homebase team , he knows everything in SA , he for sure will help you touring , and if you'll go to...More

Thank Mahmood M
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We stayed for 2 nights here -- in the tent. Our only complaint was there was no where secure to keep our valuables since there was no way to "lock the tent". We had a terrible night where 2 people were SUPER load in the...More

Thank kng88
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I had a great time at homebase,the staff is great they ensure that you are welcomed in every-way possible.I specifically liked the way information is displayed giving you tips of places to see and also transport services.I chose to be in a private room"AFRICA" ,it...More

Thank lindor2016
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 14 - USD 53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
USD 14 - USD 53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (20)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Brit120
1 July 2016|
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Response from Tendai88 | Reviewed this property |
hi the dorms i saw have lockers, not sure about padlocks but always keep a spare one or two in your luggage. and super important stuff you could give them to store in the hostels safe. on the whole you should be ok, no... More
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beetrixx
12 June 2016|
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Response from ptrpdrm | Reviewed this property |
It is gated, there are single rooms and it is definately geared towards backpackers. I did not see a single family there the three times I stayed. About the safety, going out at night in Johannesburg, like any other major... More
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