Melville Meerkat Description
MellvilleMeerkat promises a comfortable and memorable stay in Johannesburg, South Africa. The house itself is original Melville with wooden floors and pressed ceilings. Each room is filled with antiques, and the beds decked in fresh cotton percale. A wine and a book collection are housed in the dining room where guests are welcome to read at leisure. (Many of the books are first prints and/or rare editions, and some are for sale). Parking is available on the premises. Guests can be collected from OR Tambo International Airport, Park Station and the Gautrain. Internet access is available and all rooms are heated and equipped with full Digital Satellite TV. The hosts are experienced travelers around South Africa and will advise guests on trips in an around Johannesburg as well as some very remote attractions throughout South Africa. We offer seasonal trips to the Richtersveld, Kruger Park, Pilanesburg, Namaqualand flowers and the Waterberg. BMW GS Adventure, tours trips and training are also available through our Guest House.
A popular tourist choice, Melville is a central location for the visitor to Johannesburg. The jostling city centre is to the south, Sandton and Rosebank to the east, all within easy range. Close by are the Universities of Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand, SABC Headquarters, Constitutional Court and the Milpark and Garden City Hospitals. Restaurants, antique shops, the Johannesburg Botanical Garden and the stone age relics of the Melville Koppies create interesting variety for local and visitor alike. The following destinations and facilities are within a relatively short drive from MelvilleMeerkat Guest House Cresta Shopping Centre, Sandton City and Sandton Square, Rosebank Mall (The Zone), Cinema Noveau, The Pink Church (Die Pienk Kerk), Gold Reef City Theme Park, Johannesburg Eye Hospital, Donald Gordon Hospital, The Johannesburg General Hospital, Netcare Rehabilitation Centre, Johannesburg Zoo, Zoo Lake, Emmarentia Dam, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Standard Bank Art Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, Thompson Gallery, Goodman Gallery, Circa Gallery, The Wits Gallery, The UJ Gallery and theatre, David Krut Publishers, Goethe Institute, Liebernann Pottery, Civic Theatre, Peoples Theatre, Market Theatre, Sci Bono, Museum Afrika, Johannesburg School of the Arts, The Hotel School, The Film School, Atlas Film Studio, 44 Stanley Avenue, German Internationale Schule, German Old Age Home, Lancet Laboratory, Richmond, Johannesburg Country Club, Ellis Park Stadium, Soccer City, Parkview Golf Club, Parkview Squash Club, The South African Bureau of Standards, The Egoli Gas Complex, Media 24, The Mail and Guardian offices,
Melville Meerkat Directions
From Melville’s Seventh Street travel West along Fifth Avenue. At the traffic circle turn right into Sixth Street then turn left into Sixth Avenue. Travelling West in Sixth Avenue cross over the stop street. You will find MelvilleMeerkat Guest House on your right, no 29 Sixth Avenue.