Life on 3rd  Verified Listing

  • Main Entrance in Melville, Johannesburg (Joburg), Gauteng, South Africa
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Parking on Premises
Bath towels
Electric Blankets
No smoking
Conference Facility
Selected DSTV Channels
Dining Area
Breakfast included
Shared lounge/TV area
24hr Security
Ceiling fans
Tea and coffee facilities
Airport Transfers
Laundry facilities
Life on 3rd is a stylish guesthouse located in a leafy and tranquil corner of the cosmopolitan village of Melville, which is conveniently situated in the heart of the Johannesburg Metropolitan area, South Africa.

Guests can expect clean lines, earthy tones and a contemporary chic ambiance when staying at Life on 3rd. Our wooden decked courtyard with casual outdoor seating offers guest the opportunity to soak up the African sun or take refuge under the umbrellas whilst enjoying a novel or just relaxing. Our lounge facility, which is separate to the main house, is the ideal informal venue for meetings, workshops and functions.

Accommodation includes a full English Breakfast, which is served daily from 7.00am - 9.00am in our communal dining room. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, Ayshire yoghurt, fresh fruit, bread eggs, bacon, preserves, fruit juice and coffee & tea.
Dinner and refreshments are available on request. Complimentary coffee & tea is available 24hrs in the dinning room.

Guests can look forward to a relaxed and peaceful stay in rooms decorated in a fresh understated style of white and earth tones with hints of red. Offering a choice of fourteen rooms of five different types of which some are in the main house or with private entrances.

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Property Facilities:
Life on 3rd offers a laundry service, secure off-street parking and assists with booking airport transfers, taxi services, and restaurant reservations.

Area Information:
Life on 3rd is in close proximity to the famous 7th Street with restaurants, galleries, shops and a vibrant nightlife.
Main Road has numerous fast food outlets, restaurants, shops, gyms and banks. Campus Square Shopping Center, Parkview Golf Course, SABC, Media 24, AFDA Film School,Milpark Hospital, Wits and the University of Johannesburg are within a 5kms from where we are located. We are also close to all the major Hospitals and Clinics ie. Milpark Hospital, Donald Gordon Clinic, Parklane Clinic etc. For nature lovers, Melville Koppies Nature Reserve and the Emerentia Botanical Gardens are a 5-minute walk away.

In Room Facilities:
All rooms are equiped with the following:
Colour TV,
Dressing table / desk (except 3 & 13),
Free Wi-Fi internet access,
Ceiling fan,
Electric blankets (in selected rooms),
Satellite TV (10 channels),
High quality mattresses & pillows, and
White linen & towels

Travel & Transport:
Rosebank Gautrain Station - 7km and
Johannesburg International Airport - 25.7km

Popular Attractions:
Nelson Mandela Square - 9.4km
* Gold Reef City Theme Park - 13.5km
* Montecasino - 16.5km
* NASREC (M17 route) - 12.5km
* FNB Soccer City Stadium - 17.7km
* Sterkfontein Caves - 34.7km
* Lesedi Cultural Village - 39.5km
* The Cradle of Humankind - 46.3km

Nature & Animals:
* Melville Koppies Nature Reserve - 2.5km
* Johannesburg Botanic Garden - 2.7km
* Johannesburg Zoo - 4.5km
* Zoo Lake - 4.9km

Restaurants & Bars:
* Cafe Picobella - 0.4km
* Yasuqi Cuisine - 0.7km
* Six Restaurant and Cocktail Bar - 0.8km
* News Cafe - 14.7km

Museums & Theatres:
* Joburg Theatre - 4.6km
* SA National Museum of Military History - 5.0km
* The Barnyard Theatre - 5.6km
* Apartheid Museum - 7.2km
* The Lyric Theatre - 7.5km

Hospitals & Clinics:
* Milpark Hospital - 5.5km
* Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre - 5.5km
*Brenthurst Clinic - 6.1 km
* Parklane Hospital - 6.3km
* Johannesburg General Hospital - 7.1km


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Extra Info
Property Type Bed and Breakfast, Guest House

Check In
Check in time is from 14:00pm - 18:00pm PLEASE- THIS IS A STRICT RULE Please keep strictly to this time schedule
Please advise if you are arriving later or earlier to ensure that you will be received on arrival
At least 3 hours notice is required. A 24 hour concierge service is not available.
Check Out
Check out time is from 5:30am - no later than 10:30am- This is strict as we have to prepare for our new guests.
Guests not checked out after 10:30am will be charged
Whilst every precaution is taken to ensure the safety of our guests and their possessions on the premises, the owners and managers of LiFE on 3rd will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to persons or their belongings whatsoever including their vehicles and belongings in their vehicles
If issued with a remote a R400 deposit will be required, This will become non refundable if the remote is not returned.
Key Policy: For loss of keysor unreturned keys: the guesthouse needs to replace all locks and all keys. There will be a R685 charge to the guest who loses their set of keys and the bill payer will be held liable. .
Extra guests: A maximum of 2 people allowed per room, For extra guests there will be a charge for R295 per person.We will provide an extra bed or sleeper couch where it is possible. However, this will happen at the discretion of management.
If guests don't arrange with management when checking in outside the check in hours- then admittance can be refused
The kitchen operates from 07h00-10h00- for breakfast. Dinner and Lunch will be provided on request of guests with a 12 hour notice.
Laundry: We provide a laundry service, and rates applied to the amount of laundry items.
Guests will be held liable for any willfull damage, and damage caused due to neglicence to the business and the property.
By booking and paying for accommodation we accept that guests accept these terms and conditions.
Right of admission is reserved.

Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
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Jacqueline Lavigre
06 October 2018

Our stay at Life on 3rd was a pleasant one. We were received in a friendly manner and the lady running the house went out of her way to make our stay a comfortable and enjoyable one.

Superb. 5 out of 5

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