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Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only Pretoria guesthouse in Arcadia, near University of Pretoria

Popular property highlights

Free Breakfast
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in Arcadia, this guesthouse is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Union Buildings and within 3 mi (5 km) of University of Pretoria and UNISA. Kruger Museum is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.

Property Features

Along with a business center, this smoke-free guesthouse has concierge services and dry cleaning. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a computer station, and express check-in are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 6 rooms feature comforts like Select Comfort beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Free WiFi and balconies are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.

Guest House Amenities

Guest House Amenities

A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. A business center is on site at this 4-star property. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 5 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). This Victorian guesthouse also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Melvin Residence Guest House is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1890 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 6 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Game viewing nearby 
  • Game drive nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 

Guest House Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 16 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 16 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
No elevators
Debit cards not accepted
Minimum guest age is 16
Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 495 per vehicle (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Guest house Name

  • Melvin Residence
  • Melvin Residence Guest House
  • Melvin Residence Guest House Pretoria
  • Melvin Residence Pretoria

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Alcohol is not served at this property.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.


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