Saffron Guesthouse is located in 7th street, the heart of trendy Melville, close to Johannesburg CBD, the SABC, Media 24, Wits, the University of Johannesburg, Milpark hospital, Capitol hill and Melrose Arch. Melville is also close to the stadiums - Coca Cola Park , ABSA, Wanderers and Soccer City. Nearby suburbs include Rosebank, Parkhurst and Greenside. Minutes away from Johannesburg Country club, Houghton Golf course, and Kyalami.
Melville, Johannesburg is great old suburb with a vibe and buzz oozing from 7th street, where there is a great mix of quirky, unique and ecclectic shops. Lots of bars and pubs, great food places, art galleries and an information centre. Melville is a fantastic place for a traveller with no vehicle as walking is close and comfortable. The SABC 2 soapie 7de Laan based loosely on the lives and characters of the famous 7th Street, in old Melville. A great favourite of foreigners, artists, journalists, actors, celebrities, who all form part of an amazing energy, that makes this heritage site and village so unique.Melville is eccentric, quant, lively and NEVER boring.
Saffron Guesthouse is right on 7th street and is walking distance from many restaurants, galleries, cafés, shops and popular nightspots. Melville is one of the few areas of the Northern Suburbs to have cafes, restaurants and shops lining the streets rather than in enclosed shopping centres. Here you can stroll out of your room straight on to the buzz of 7th street.
Saffron Guesthouse offers quiet, modern, stylish and spacious suites, all with private entrances and many comforts including satellite TV and FREE WiFi internet access in rooms. We offer secure off-street parking. Transfers from Lanseria Airport and Oliver Thambo Internation Airport can be arranged.
Full breakfasts are served at Cafe de la Creme included in the room rate.
Tours to Soweto, Apartheids Museum, and The Cradle of Humankind ( a world heritage site), world of Beer, Lion and Rhino park, etc can be arranged.Saffron Guesthouse is only 90 minutes from Sun City.Walking tours to the nearby Melville Koppies (an archaeological site, with rolling hills of grassland with views over the city) can also be arranged.