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Certificate of Excellence
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop in South Africa. All the staff were very friendly and welcoming. They shared good tips on what to do in johannesburg and on the rest of our trip in South Africa. The rooms and swimming pool were very nice too.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank arnov948
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I arrived early morning after a very long flight. Service was great, stuff was helpful and friendly. The area around the backpackers has some really nice vibe to it. I will definitely recommend this place.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Lannygreenn
Reviewed 2 August 2018

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!

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank drucillaswardrobe
Reviewed 12 July 2018 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.

Date of stay: July 2018
1  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

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank MahmoodM235
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Description
Offering an outdoor pool, HomeBase Melville is located in Johannesburg. The property has BBQ facilities and guests can use the shared kitchen and TV area. Free WiFi access is available. Other facilities offered at More the property include a garden, tour desk and free parking. The hostel is 3.1 km from Parkview Golf Club, 8.1 km from Johannesburg Stadium and 11.2 km from Gold Reef City & Casino. O.R. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 14 - USD 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Melville International Backpackers
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 14 - USD 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Melville International Backpackers
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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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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Room Tips
"Definitely get an ensuite for a little extra cost!"
752fionac
3 Jan. 2018
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"Travel from OR Tambo to hostel -> gautrain to city center (station 'Park'), take cab from there...."
379gertjans
9 Feb. 2016
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"Shared room 8 beds Female"
758mariliaf
5 Jul. 2015
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"There can be problems with them with fi availability "
Monkfis
1 Jul. 2015
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