This quirky guest house is located in the artistic town of Melville, close to Rosebank and Johannesburg CBD as well as various varsities and hospitals. Local attractions include 27boxes, Rosebank craft market, the Apartheid Museum, Gold Reef City, Melville Koppies and Emmerentia Park to name a few.
The Purple View is within walking distance of shopping malls and busy Melville central. We offer not only the most unique accommodation and friendly service but also conference facilities for up to 30 people.
Our rooms each have their own feel and the property is situated down a quiet beautiful 2nd Avenue just a couple hundred meters from the bars and night life of 7th Street Melville.
Included in the fee is a continental breakfast of (Bacon & Egg; cereals; fruit salad; toast; fruit juices; yoghurt & tea and coffee) served between 7am and 10am Monday to Friday and 7:30am to 11am on weekends unless other arrangements have been requested. We also provide the option of vegetarian option at an extra R30. Cooked dinners are also available on request and can be ordered in advance from a weekly set menu provided by our favourite catering company Hot Ginger at R90 each.
There is a Laundry service offered for those staying over longer periods charged at R100 per 7kg load.
We can and do offer long term stay rates and have 2 units that allow for a self catering option.
Each room has access to WiFi and has their own TV; Fan; DSTV and bathrooms (excluding African Pride room). A splash pool and veranda overlooking a view of Johannesburg is shared.
The guesthouse also has an in-house conference facility/room. We also hire out this room for small functions and parties along with the rest of the house for overnight accommodation making this a great venue for bachelorettes; baby showers; birthdays and team-building.
The Purple View also offers a range of additional packages and has teamed up with some fantastic tour operators; event organizers; decor and food companies.
We are also proud to announce that we support local artists and therefore display and sell both onsite and online a wide variety of locally produced artworks, these can be viewed on our artworks page. These Pieces make both great personal gifts or corporate gifting and event decor.
Transfers to and from the airport as well as locally can be arranged, a wide variety of affordable tour and combined accommodation packages are available.
Our friendly staff are service driven and we aim to create a home away from home experience. We look forward to meeting each guest and even more so to enjoying the view together.