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.
In Room Facilities:
All rooms are equiped with the following:
Dressing table / desk (except 3 & 13),
Free Wi-Fi internet access,
Electric blankets (in selected rooms),
Satellite TV (10 channels),
High quality mattresses & pillows, and
White linen & towels
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.
Life on 3rd offers a laundry service, secure off-street parking and assists with booking airport transfers, taxi services, and restaurant reservations.
Travel & Transport:
Rosebank Gautrain Station - 7km and
Johannesburg International Airport - 25.7km
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