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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. The room is nice but probably close on 15 years old now and looking tired. Complained 3 times about bed, nothing done. King size bed is 2 singles pushed together but no sheet to stick the 2. So beds kept separating at night. Service at pool non existent, took 2 hours to get food and drinks....

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APMelroseArch, Guest Relations Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GarethSA, The TEAM here at the African Pride Melrose Hotel would like to thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay with us. As disheartening as it to read this review, we can only thank you for your candid feedback. Kindly accept our sincerest apologies for not exceeding your expectations. This is definitely not a...

Maryland
Reviewed 2 April 2017

After hours of travel from the US, we arrived at the African Pride and were greeted by the loveliest and most accommodating staff. They did all the thinking for us. We took advantage of their car service for visits to the Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill. The concierge was very helpful and the drivers were very professional. It cost more...

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shannon B, Thank you for the amazing feedback! I am happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and that my amazing TEAM was able to exceed your expectations. As a VALUED GUEST, we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Melrose Arch is a "self-contained" community in Johannesburg, meaning it is a gated community with its own security. The complex includes retail (think shopping mall)' residential (apartments), hotels (2), cafes and restaurants, and services (e.g., health care). Needless to say, but I'll say it anyway, the area is Upscale. The African Pride property in Melrose Arch is likewise Upscale. It...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Conveniently located within Melrose Arch Shopping Centre, The staff are friendly and they provide 5 star service & facilities. The rooms are spacious and luxurious, the hotel is beautiful & breakfast is outstanding!

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Rustington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this hotel last year on Business. Facilities are great and the staff lovely. They could not do enough to help everyone. The area around the hotel is also quiet, safe and clean. The local shopping area will keep you occupied for a few hours and the cafes and restaurants serve good food. Definitely worth a try!

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I stayed at this hotel for one night while I was preparing to head the Kruger for safari the next day. It's in a great part of town and there are several bars/restaurants and even a comedy club nearby. On occasion we came back to the hotel to find complimentary champagne at the front desk which was a nice touch....

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Radlett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

An awesome hotel with the most amazing breakfast! The rooms are gorgeous as is the entire hotel it provides and delivers that extra special service and added "Glam". If you want to be spoilt this is the hotel for you. There are so many little extra surprises. The area for shopper is also great.

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APMelroseArch, Guest Relations Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NatalieW18, Thank you for sharing your experience at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel through this platform. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. The TEAM is so excited to read that you felt spoilt while staying at our...

Surrey
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Was invited to dine here , to be honest it was a little late for SA dining ( 9pm) . Very few other diners . Table dressed beautifully but food didn't match ... ordered mixed seafood to start , enjoyable but bland Had hake on a bed of lentils for main , again expected a dish to excite , it...

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APMelroseArch, Guest Relations Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear julez0, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the March Restaurant at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. It is deeply saddening to read that our fine restaurant was unable to offer the 5 Star dining experiences that we wish to offer all our GUESTS. Kindly accept our most sincere apologies for this. I...

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Absolutely worthy of its five star rating, this hotel is pure luxury with fantastic amenities and wonderful service. The helpful concierge arranged my transport from the hotel to the conference centre so I didn't have to worry about knowing where to go. Also the shower was the best hotel shower I have ever had!

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APMelroseArch, Guest Relations Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear michellegrier, Thank you for sharing your experience at the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel through this platform. We are delighted to receive this short but amazing feedback regarding your stay at the with us. The TEAM IS delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting,...

Reviewed 28 February 2017

After staying in both hotels (African Pride and 54 on Bath) I have to say that while the African Pride is great if you need to stay in Melrose Arch, it's not my favorite. I do prefer it to the Fire & Ice down the street, but still. The front desk team is pleasant and the rooms are clean and...

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APMelroseArch, General Manager at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear morgansue, The TEAM would like to thank you for taking the time to post this pleasant yet critical review regarding your most recent stay at The African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. As a traveling business lady, we can most definitely understand why sufficient light in the room has to be of utmost importance. The TEAM is delighted to inform...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel has become an international destination in its own right, attracting discerning GUESTS who take pleasure in modern elegance and sophistication. Sheer style and individuality is what redefines the travel experience when staying at Africa's first truly HIP 5-star Hotel. The luxurious African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa is situated within the exclusive urban Melrose Arch lifestyle development, a "city within a city", that offers an extensive array of shops and restaurants to be explored. So, if shopping is on the cards, you couldn't ask for a better position. The entire Melrose Arch precinct is patrolled by 24 hour Security and monitored by CCTV surveillance for peace-of-mind comfort. If you want to arrive in style, simply book a transfer in one of our luxury vehicles. Engulf yourself in the trendy precinct that is Melrose Arch, which offers GUESTS everything and more at your doorstep. Loosen your tie and make your way outside to the Pool Bar. Make use of our complimentary internet access, take off your shoes and have lunch at our unique tables that sit in shallow water; perfect for that midday cool down. Want to get out and explore? With the vast attractions that Johannesburg has to offer, why not visit the nearby Military Museum or the musical landmark of Sophia Town; both of which have played huge roles in the history of our country. With so much to do within close proximity, a visit to our own March Restaurant is a must and offers a truly sensual dining experience; where decor meets a whimsical fusion of international flavours and cooking techniques.Too early for bed? Make yourself comfortable in the leather couches of the Library Bar. Indulge in a nightcap and be kept company by a selection of great authors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

Address: 1 Melrose Street, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $222 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 118
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Also Known As:
African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel Johannesburg
African Pride Melrose Arch Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#6 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#8 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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“All rooms look outstanding”
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“207 has street view (entrance) and Windows open but you can't hear the street, 410 has pool view with a little balcony”
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