Melrose Place Guest Lodge

12A North Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa | Hotel
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Luxury suits me

A travel blog entry by travelinbitch

Jan 26 Decided to skip the tours today, as it would be nice to wake up whenever I wake up, rather than at 6, when I have to. So, I woke up at 6. But, went back to sleep just cause I could. Eventually, went to breakfast for last time with some of my group. I find goodbyes with people I don't know that well awkward, so I tried hiding for the morning …

Apartheid Museum and Soweto

A travel blog entry by larrylyn


... and we were back in the hotel by 5:00 with plenty of time to get ready for our farewell to South Africa Dinner, which in reality was a farewell to our friend and guide Beverley. What an amazing woman. She taught us so much about the history of the land, it's people, the current and past political situation, it's geography, land forms, geology and anthropology. Through her knowledge and passion she helped to open our eyes and see, open our ears and hear, and open our ...

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by alexobt

... that "realism" is a very tricky term. There is a certain amount of culture shock, I must admit: the busy multi-lane roads and skyscrapers in and surrounding Johannesburg are disorientating after the comparative barrenness of Zim, as are the vastly increased number of white faces. But when walking out of the bus stop in the centre of the city the streets seem plenty African enough to me. Differences? The first thing I notice is the increased ...

In transit

A travel blog entry by 4aussies


Our time in Addo gave us three of the big five - plus a whole lot more.

Elephant, buffalo, lion, warthog, zebra, impala, vervet monkey, kudu, striped mouse, jackal, meerkat, mongoose, hartebeest - and probably some more that I now can't remember!

We had an amazing half hour or so completely ...

Zimbabwe to USA and Adventure Reflections

A travel blog entry by jeb2729


... had an additional challenge of heat....since October is such a hot and dry time in Africa. All the camps provided plenty of drinking water and water bottles that could be easily refilled. Even though we got up early every morning it became apparent that the best viewing was in the early morning and late we learned to enjoy our mid day siesta. Of course we never went hungry either and were continually impressed with the variety, presentation ...

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This hotel, located on 12A North Street, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Everard Read Gallery.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding