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Lucky Bean Guesthouse

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Stayed at Lucky Bean for four nights in early May, and would definitely recommend. It is tricky to get the balance right between attentive personalised service and privacy, and Lucky Bean gets it spot on. Very pleasant room with lovely terrace overlooking the CBD. Good location close to 7th street bars and restaurants. Conway and his team are at hand...

Thank Jason M
East Bergholt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I spent 2 nights in this lovely guesthouse. It was clean, comfortable and secure. Breakfast is excellent and sets you up for the day. The staff are all really friendly and there is an honesty fridge with bottled water, beer and wine which you just mark on a list what you have had and it is added to your bill....

1Thank Caroline V
Boutersem, Belgium
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This guest house is absolutely excellent! Very nice location (just off 7th street), excellent room, parking spot, beautiful environment (in a nice garden) and above all: a very friendly and helpful staff. Conway and his team not only make you feel at home, but help you out on every issue, in particular on what to do and what to see....

Thank AVB593
Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I stayed at Lucky Bean for the last night of my holiday in South Africa, the rooms where massive, great showers, very comfortable bed. We weren't able to have a late check out but were able to leave our car and luggage at the Lodge for the day and keep our Gate Key so that we could get in and...

Thank Jac_2D90
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Very comfortable place to stay. Conway and his team do a great job caring for guests and I would suggest Lucky Bean to anyone needing a quality guesthouse. The rooms are spacious, clean and well appointed and service is excellent.

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Set in a quiet environment, with a lovely garden and little pool, yet close to an animated street with bars and restaurant. Lucky bean is just perfect. The hosts are very welcoming and helpful, breakfast was good, free wifi a definite plus. It was a great stay, highly recommendable place

1Thank schtroumpfette43
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We stayed at the Lucky Bean Guest House from 29 March to 3 April during the SA National Archery Championships held at Marks Park. We used the same guest house last year as well as it is conveniently located near Marks Park, lovely restaurants and shops. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and cleaned daily. A nice breakfast was served every...

Thank Jacobs-Family-544
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We stayed at lucky bean for few nights, very calm, perfect breakfast, lovely pool, and very helpful Conway ! The main street of Melville is walking distance with bars and restaurants Secured parking Really good time there !

Thank chrisI2157TK
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We loved this place! A former private home set in a lovely garden, it is beautiful and relaxing. Our room (the last one available when we booked about three weeks earlier) was spacious and had a nice patio. The breakfast was great. The staff was welcoming and professional. The wifi was excellent. Conway helped us organize a fascinating tour of...

Thank Jaya42
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The Lucky Bean is a sanctuary in the storm. Quite, peaceful and perfect...but also always filled with inspiring guests and populated by the best of company in Conway and Natasha. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to be in the buzz but out of the fray.

Thank Derek G

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owned and managed by the owners of Melville's renowned Lucky Bean Restaurant the guesthouse is set on a large, old world style Melville property with a beautiful garden and pool. Rooms are light and spacious with clean lines and a chic and urban contemporary style. Each with its own entrance, most of the rooms offer patio space and garden views. True Johannesburg warmth and also free, fast wi-fi! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lucky Bean Guesthouse

Address: 129 1st Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: RM273 - RM414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The two front rooms overlooking the pool are excellent.”
ericon991, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room next to kitchen can be nosier than others”
VT_Herring_Hill, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Look a their website”
col4dt, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room nr. 9 with balcony overlooking the pool”
letter4sue, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had room, I think no 1, on the side, it was very quiet and private.”
jocelyned775, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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