Die Agterplaas is situated at the foot of the historical Melville Koppies. The view, tranquillity and bird life easily lull visitors into forgetting they're in South Africa's busiest city. Yet the attractions of the Melville boutiques, bookshops, coffee bars and nightclubs are just a stone's throw away. We are approximately 3 kilometres from Johannesburg University, and 7 kilometres from Wits
Die Agterplaas offers 13 en suite rooms which can be configured as singles, doubles or twins (two beds). There is also a very spacious cottage with self catering facilities that would normally be allocated to guests who are staying for longer periods of time. The cottage and two other units are across the street from the main building on Jannie's premises (proprietor of Die Agterplaas), and the cottage has a delightful private garden. All units have fans, heaters, TV, a bar fridge and coffee/tea facilities with complimentary juices and cold drinks. Lock-up garages are available at no extra cost. Our establishment is now Wi-Fi Hotspot. ADSL access can be obtained by credit card on your laptop.
A variety of breakfasts is served in the large dining room with authentic Oregon Pine flooring and pressed steel ceilings. We also offer limited informal conference facilities.
Lovely patio, garden and veranda-areas, spacious dining room with work areas and a view on the famous Melville Koppies - wi-fi available all over. Small conferences and receptions arranged with authentic South African food served. Tours to Soweto and inner city, Apartheid Museum, Kruger Park, Sun City, Cradle of Mankind etc arranged.Wake up each morning at Die Agterplaas with a free full English breakfast in the characteristic dining room. The in-house chefs can also prepare lunch and dinner upon request.
Melville is famous for its abundance of restaurants, coffee-, book- and other shops that make it exciting to tourists and business people from all over South Africa and abroad. It is a residential area where scores of people from the arts, education and media have been settling over the past half a century. This might be part of the reason that visitors describe people here extremely friendly and interesting. Johannesburg has a wealth to discover in terms of recent history, and is well situated to briefly experience some of South Africas nature, archeological sites and leisure for those who do not have time for a visit to the Kruger Park, the Garden Route etc. Proximity to Malls, tertiary institutions, media and theatres, hospitals etc.
In Room Facilities:
24Hours free Wi-Fi access,TV Dish bouquet, Barfridge, very quiet rooms, old world stylishness, all have private bath/shower
Nothing better than continental style "7de Laan" or Seventh Street restaurants, pubs and shops.