Melville Accommodation at Life on 3rd Guest House in Johannesburg

Life on 3rd

Guest House at 28A 3rd Street (cnr 8th Avenue), Melville, Johannesburg, 2109, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests33
  • Units/Rooms14

About Life on 3rd

Life on 3rd is a stylish guesthouse located in a leafy and tranquil corner of the cosmopolitan village of Melville, which is conveniently situated in the heart of the Johannesburg Metropolitan area in South Africa.

Guests can expect clean lines, earthy tones and a contemporary chic ambiance when staying at Life on 3rd. Our wooden decked courtyard with casual outdoor seating offers guest the opportunity to soak up the African sun or take refuge under the umbrellas whilst enjoying a novel or just relaxing.


Guests can look forward to a relaxed and peaceful stay in rooms decorated in a fresh understated style of white and earth tones with hints of red. Guests have a choice of a mix of fourteen rooms of five different types of which some are in the main house or with private entrances. All rooms have shared satellite TV and Wi-Fi Internet access. Our rooms comprise of nine Standard Rooms, three Europa Rooms and three Twin Rooms. All rooms are equipped with :

The Rooms

Standard Room - In house bedroom (4 units)
Features in rooms: Queen bed, DSTV and en-suite bathrooms with shower.

Luxury Standard Rooms (5 units)
Features in rooms: Queen bed, DSTV and en-suite bathrooms with a shower

Europa Compact Suite (3 units)
Features in rooms: Double bed, DSTV and in-room bathroom with shower.

Twin Rooms (3 units)
Two in-house Twin and one Loft room. Features in rooms : Twin beds (2) and one sleeper couch. One en-suite bathroom and one in-room bathroom.

Room Facilities

• Colour TV with Satellite ( 10 channels )
• Ceiling fans
• Heaters
• Electric blankets
• White Egyptian linen
• Wi-Fi Internet access
• Hairdryers
• High quality mattresses & pillows
• Coffee and tea facilities
• Alarm clock

Breakfast and Refreshments

Accommodation includes a Continental Breakfast, which is served daily from 7.00am to 9.00am in our communal dining room. Breakfast includes a selection of cereals, Ayshire yoghurt, fresh fruit, bread basket, selection of cold meats, cheese, scrambled egg, preserves, fruit juice and coffee & tea.

Refreshments and dinner from our set menu are available on request. Complimentary coffee and tea is available 24hrs in the dinning room.


Life on 3rd offers a laundry service, secure off-street parking and assists with booking airport transfers, taxi services, restaurant reservations, day tours and other activities.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 800
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.172616666
Longitude: 28.001833333333334

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 30km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 18h00
Check-out by 10h30

Listed on
May 2008 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Even better than I thought. I presented my make-up workshop at Life on 3rd Guesthouse in Melville and it is even better than I thought as I only saw it...

Carla De Bouchet, Carletonville Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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