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Melleney's Exclusive Guest House

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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I Have recently stayed at Melleneys Guest House in Rivonia and it was an absolute treat - friendly staff, from the gardner, to housekeeping, chefs an of course Andrew the Manager - wonderful rooms, great food and very peaceful yet so close to the hustle and bustle of Rivonia and Sandton. Thank you - i will certainly be back and... More 

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SuzyM34, Owner at Melleney's Exclusive Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Waylon, Thank you for your lovely review. We do hope to see you again. I would love to meet you. Will enjoy a glass of wine together. Kind regards, Suzy Melleney (Mrs "M"). More 

Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Situated in a busy street, this guesthouse is a little gem. Arriving you don't expect much but when you walk in you are greeted by warm, friendly staff and are soon to discover the beautiful gardens that surround each room to give you a relaxing environment. The rooms are large and walk out onto beautiful gardens. With underfloorheating you don't... More 

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SuzyM34, Owner at Melleney's Exclusive Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Raquel, I personally want to thank you for the wonderful comment about Melleney’s. I really want to say thank you & SA Natural Products Co. for staying at Melleney’s for all this years and we hope to always make your stay a pleasant one. Best Regards, Susan Melleney. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoyed staying at Melleneys, due to the warm atmosphere and friendly service. Staff is very friendly and willing to go the extra mile. Each room is private, with seperate entrances and a private little garden. And the breakfast is excellent!

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SuzyM34, Owner at Melleney's Exclusive Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Annalize, Thank you for your lovely comments. We thoroughly enjoyed you as well & next time I would like to meet you! Shall we have as glass of wine or whatever takes your fancy? Kind regards, Suzy Melleney. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

We'd stayed at Melleneys twice 9 & 10 years ago. Going back can be a risk - we'd had such a great time previously and we didn't want to be disappointed. We weren't. Melleneys is still the best B & B we've come across in its class, and, this time, after staying there for two weeks before touring the garden... More 

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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Don't stay here. The rooms are so cold in winter I had to keep the air conditioner on all night. The owner has posted the most ridiculous bossy signs in the rooms. They make you feel like a criminal. You get one tiny piece of soap. The beds are cheap and the mattresses thin and nasty. The only redeeming feature... More 

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Reviewed 21 May 2015

I've been staying at Melleney's on and off for nearly 14 years. I recently stayed there again and was delighted at the friendly and professional service that the guesthouse still offers. My room was luxurious and tucked away in a tranquil garden and although situated on a busy road I felt that I was somewhere in the country. I enjoyed... More 

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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed in several rooms here on different legs of my trip, and all were fantastic. Beautiful features like private porches, outdoor showers, and heated tile floors. the two managers Andrew and Henni are wonderful, and all of the staff were so kind and helpful. Breakfast every morning was delicious. Andrew can arrange all your transport and set up appointments,... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Melleneys is a beautiful guest house which is sadly owned and run by people who should not be doing what they are doing. We were treated like second class citizens and after advising we would have another 6-10 guests coming during the week, the rudeness continued - resulting us in leaving and them losing out on business! Sad when the... More 

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Reviewed 2 February 2015

These people are in the wrong business! It is called the "hospitality" industry but they were very unaccommodating, uncompassionate at a very sad, traumatic and stressful time for my family and not pleasant to deal with. Definitely not recommended!

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Reviewed 23 January 2015

This is one of the guesthouses our company uses for business trips. Somehow I always get what they call the Avery (guess the owners are into birds), this is a room located outside of the main building. The room as no air-conditioning but it does have a ceiling fan that circulates the hot Gauteng air nicely. The bathroom is in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melleney's Exclusive Guest House, a four star establishment has operated since 1995. Melleneys was originally a very old farm house, bought by the Late Victor Melleney and his wife Susan and renovated into the beautiful establishment that it is today. 1 Family Suite 3 Single rooms (Double beds, full bathrooms) 4 Double bedrooms All rooms are fitted with telephones, television and have access to the internet. Our dining room seats sixteen guests comfortably. When weather permits, breakfast is served outside in the garden court, overlooking the pool and pool pavilion. In addition we also have a sports lounge (large flat screen) that leads into a fully licensed bar. Melleney's are situated close to Rivonia Village Shopping Centre, golf courses and a couple of hours driving to various game reserves and close to the highways, for easy access to all amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melleney's Exclusive Guest House

Address: 149 12th Avenue | Rivonia, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: RM264 - RM415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melleney's Exclusive Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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#33 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
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