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About Life On 3rd

Life on 3rd is a trendy guesthouse conveniently situated in the cosmopolitan village of Melville in the heart of the Johannesburg Metropolitan area. With an atmosphere of tranquillity, guests can look forward to a relaxed and peaceful stay in a mix of fourteen, stylish and comfortable rooms either in the house or with private entrances.

Tastefully decorated in earth tones and white and accented with red. A fresh understated décor with a relaxed ambience. Our wooden decked courtyard has casual outdoor seating where guests can enjoy soaking up the African Sun. All rooms have shared satellite TV and Wi-Fi. Internet access is also available at the main desk. We offer a laundry service and secure off-street parking. There is a selection of five different room types all equipped with the following; Colour TV, Clock radio / alarm, Dressing table / desk, Hairdryers, Ceiling fans/ Oil heaters, High quality mattresses & pillows, White linen & towels.

Located on quiet, leafy corner of Melville, Life on 3rd is in close proximity to the famous 7th Street with restaurants, coffee shops, bars, galleries and various stores selling designer wear to curios. After dark 7th street is a buzz with its notorious vibrant nightlife. Main Road, Melville has numerous fast food outlets, restaurants, shops, gyms and banks. Campus Square Shopping Center, SABC, Media 24, AFDA Film School, Wits, University of Johannesburg and are within a 5kms from where we are located. For nature lovers, Melville Koppies Nature Reserve is a 5-minute walk away and Johannesburg Zoo is close by. Golfers can enjoy a round of golf at Parkview Golf Course, that is a 5-minute drive away. Places of interest are the Apartheid Museum and Soweto, Museum Africa, Lesedi Cultural Village, Cradle of Mankind, Union Buildings in Pretoria, Johannesburg Art Gallery and the Mai Mai Market in Johannesburg CBD.

A Continental Breakfast is served daily from 7.00am – 9.00am in our communal dining room and coffee & tea is available 24hrs. Airport transfers, taxi services, restaurant reservations, day tours and other activities can be booked on request.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 33
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 14 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wi-Fi

Important Information

Check-in Time: Between 14:00 & 18:00

Check-out Time: 10:30

Availability and pricing

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  • Standard Twin room Standard Twin room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 4 Rooms with 2 single beds, colour TV, Wi- Fi internet access, ensuite bathroom with shower. Features:  Twin beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower over bath, Upstairs see more Twin beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower over bath, Upstairs, Sleeper couch, Fan, Heater, Radio, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
    • Rooms Adults
      • Standard Rooms Standard Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 2 Private room with queen bed, colour TV, Wi-Fi internet access, ensuite bathroom with shower. Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom, Fan see more Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom, Fan, Heater, Radio, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
        • Rooms Adults
          • Europa Room Europa Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 2 Small private room with queen bed, colour TV, Wi-Fi internet access, ensuite bathroom with shower. Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Television
            • Rooms Adults
              • Europa Compact Rooms Europa Compact Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B In house bedroom upstairs with a Double bed, colour television with Satelite TV, Wi-Fi internet access, in-room bathroom... see more Features:  Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Upstairs see more Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Upstairs, Fan, Heater, Radio, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
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                  • Single Budget Room Single Budget Room Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B Small 3x4 room with one 3/4 size bed and in room shower and toilet. TV; Wi-Fi. No desk. Features:  M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Television, Three-quarter beds
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                      • Family room Family room Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B Large room with sleeping facility for three persons, Wi- Fi internet access, ensuite bathroom, colour TV.- One room is... see more Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower over bath, Television
                        • Adults
                          •  The Loft Family room The Loft Family room Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B The loft, spacious with two queen size beds, consisting of a total occupation of four. Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Television
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                              • Luxury Twin Room Luxury Twin Room Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B Two double beds and ensuite bathroom. Wifi is included. Perfect for small families. The room is situated on the ground... see more
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                                  • Budget Rooms Budget Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Small budget room with double bed and ensuite bathroom for non-business short stays. ( no desk)
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                                      Reviews for Life On 3rd

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                                      Lupho Apleni
                                      17 May 2019

                                      I love the friendly staff

                                      James Matuidi
                                      24 February 2019

                                      The lady at reception was very welcoming and helpful. The room was clean and well kept, along with the facilities. One issue however, was the absence of cold water in the shower. Overall, my partner and I enjoyed our stay thoroughly.

                                      Linah Thlapi
                                      22 October 2017

                                      The guest house is clean and the garden is beautiful

                                      Simon
                                      28 August 2017

                                      I had a lovely relaxing stay at life on 3rd. If you need a peaceful getaway and remain in the city then this is the place to go

                                      Kgatle Moorane
                                      26 April 2017

                                      the hos tee was friendly and welcoming

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                                      Life On 3rd is 0.7km from the centre of Melville , the nearest airport 25.7km (Johannesburg International Airport).
                                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling