84 on 4th Melville Guest House Accommodation in Johannesburg

84 on 4th Guest House

Guest House at 84 Fourth Avenue, Melville, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

About 84 on 4th Guest House

84 on Fourth is Johannesburg’s newest guesthouse offering ultra-luxury rooms at affordable rates for bed and breakfast. Situated a stone’s throw from 7th Street, Melville’s main strip of restaurants, cafes, coffee bars, cocktail lounges, book stores and beautiful arty places, we have the best location in Melville.

We can mention - like every other guest house in the world - that we have beautifully decorated rooms, lovely settings, nice breakfasts, pretty garden, blah blah blah… we’ve got all of that!! What sets us far apart is that we don’t charge ridiculous prices for our rooms!

You don’t need to spend fortunes on hotel bills when travelling to Johannesburg. We know from previous experience that travellers want decent, clean and comfortable rooms, with all the modern conveniences but at an affordable rate. 84 on 4th offers the best value in Melville.

Formerly known as Saffron House Melville, we are close to Wits University, the University of Johannesburg, Rosebank, Sandton and Johannesburg CBD, we cater for students, business and leisure travellers. Walk 10 metres and you’re on Melville’s uber-hip and cosmopolitan 7th Street, yet step through into our secluded garden and you’re in a mini-paradise. Milpark Hospital, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and Media Park are 5 minutes away, and Johannesburg Country Club is also located very nearby.


84 on 4th Guest House is furnished with quality and comfort in mind. We present 84 on 4th Guest House with pride and your stay will be enjoyable, relaxing and easy. Our accommodation is fresh and clean, making your stay comfortable and pleasurable. This is the perfect place to hang your hat and put your feet up, a secret hideaway from the hustle and bustle yet in the heart of it all. 84 on 4th Guest House is quiet peaceful and tranquil, once you enter you would never know you are in Johannesburg.

Our bedroom suites are larger than most, perfect for the claustrophobic and those requesting open areas and space. Every bedroom is complemented with its own bathroom, furnished to perfection including mini bar fridge, television, electric blankets, sufficient room heating, wall mounted safe and free Wi-Fi access. All our pillows, linen and mattresses are new, clean and fresh.

Our established garden was created to provide our guests privacy and tranquility, trees, bushes and shrubs cleverly planted to make conversation areas with tables and chairs for your convenience. The centrally located water feature provides that tranquil background splash of water to complete the picture. In the evening the gardens are romantically lit for effect, you will get the aroma from the flowers on your way to the room.


Our dining facilities are fantastic; all our guests will receive a home cooked hearty breakfast giving you the perfect start to a perfect day. Lunch packs can be prepared on request at a cost. Eat in comfort and enjoy our hospitality, you will receive a service with a smile every time, thus making 84 on 4th Guest House your preferred destination whenever you visit Melville.

All our rooms are designed around the property creating a central court yard, this provides outstanding sense of security for all our guests, the property is completely walled and certain areas have been protected by our sophisticated alarm system. Our manager Ina lives on the property to assist you with any problems or requests you may have. We also have security patrolling the area 24 hours a day to keep an eye on everyone’s safety.

84 on 4th Guest House offers parking facilities on the property and requests that you enquire about this when making your booking.

84 on 4th has been built as a guest house and therefore blends in as a mini boutique hotel. 84 on 4th Guest House has been operating as a guest house for the last eight years and has a reputation that surpasses most. From the outstanding service and superb staff to incredible food and high standard of quality all round, you will return for more pampering.

Activities and Attractions

To round off your experience, 84 on 4th Guest House is a stone’s throw from all the night life, take a stroll and enjoy the many sidewalk cafes, restaurants and in general the exciting cosmopolitan atmosphere in and around Melville. Melville is 20 minutes drive to Oliver Thambo International Airport. (JHB International), 40 minutes drive to Lanseria, 10 minutes drive to Johannesburg centre, 20 minutes drive to the Sandton business hub and 20 minutes to the Randburg business hub. Pretoria is 45 minutes drive making this the perfect location.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.175976999333333
Longitude: 28.009245

Closest airport(s)
Lanseria Airport - 30km
OR Tambo International - 40km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome by prior arrangement.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 19h00
Check-out by 10h30

Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
October 2011 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Amazing place!!! perfect service and really kind hospitality. THANKS...

paola, italy

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