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Offering a peaceful setting and great service, right in the heart of the popular bohemian Melville, Life on 3rd provides accommodation that includes continental breakfast.

There are different room types that are individually decorated and contain high quality bedding, satellite TV, fans and WiFi internet access. Some rooms feature private entrances, electric blankets and desks.

A warm, 3-course breakfast is served every morning in the contemporary dining room. Guests can sunbathe and enjoy the welcome retreat of the wooden deck, away from the busy city.

The friendly staff gladly assists guests with arrangements to explore Melville’s popular street life, plan day tours, make restaurant reservations, or transfers from and to the airport.

Life on 3rd is close to the Johannesburg city business district and Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. It is also within driving distance of various shopping malls and The Apartheid Museum.

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This room features a queen-size bed and a bathroom with either a bath or shower. It also has a private entrance from the deck area.

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Located upstairs, this room features a double bed and a bathroom.

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This spacious suite is located upstairs.

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Suite situated in a separate building, featuring a private entrance and wooden deck patio.

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The room consists of one queen size bed with en-suite toilet and shower.The room also has a TV, tea and coffee facilities and Wi-fi.

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This double room features a electric kettle and microwave.

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This double room has a flat-screen TV and electric kettle.

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This single room has a flat-screen TV and electric kettle.

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This twin room features a satellite TV and electric kettle.

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Facilities of Life on 3rd

WiFi everywhere

Golf course (within 3 km)

Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Airport shuttle, Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Front-desk/reception area services
Luggage storage

Common areas
Garden, Shared lounge/TV area

Cleaning services
Daily maid service, Laundry

Business facilities
Business centre, Fax/photocopying, Meeting/banquet facilities

Designated smoking area, Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout

Hotel Policies

From 14:00 hours

Untill 10:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Guests arriving outside reception opening hours are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.
A 5% service charge applicable for American Express
Please note that parking at the property is limited. Guests are advised to contact the property before arrival to arrange parking. There is also 24 hour guarded street parking available.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2022 - Update now

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