Melville Accommodation at The Purple View Guest House in Johannesburg

The Purple View Guest House

Guest House / Self Catering at 124 2nd Avenue, Melville, 2092, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests16
  • Units/Rooms5

About The Purple View Guest House

This quirky guest house is located in the artistic town of Melville, close to Rosebank and Johannesburg CBD as well as various varsities and hospitals. Local attractions include 27boxes, Rosebank Craft Market, the Apartheid Museum, Gold Reef City, Melville Koppies and Emmerentia Park to name a few.

The Purple View is within walking distance of shopping malls and busy Melville central. We offer not just the most unique accommodation and friendly service but also conference facilities for up to 30 people.


Our rooms each have their own feel and the property is situated down a quiet beautiful 2nd Avenue just a couple hundred meters from the bars and night life of 7th Street Melville. We have six rooms in total of which two are part of one family flat.

Each room has access to Wi-Fi and has its own TV, fan, DStv and bathroom. A splash pool and deck overlooking a view of Johannesburg is shared. A laundry services is offered for those staying longer periods (charges apply).

Asian Themed 1 and 2:
Room one has a Queen Bed and Room two has a double bed. Both have en-suite bathrooms.

African Pride:
This room has a queen bed and shares a bathroom with the main house.

London Loft:
Self contained unit, downstairs there is a bathroom with a shower and a mini kitchenette. Upstairs is the bedroom with a queen bed.

Family Flat:
This 2 bedroom unit has a shared bathroom (separate full shower and bath ) and its own open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen. There is a balcony with views of JHB and a walk in closet in main bedroom. There is a queen bed, two single beds and a sleeper couch.


Included in the fee is a Continental breakfast of (cereals, fruit salad, toast, fruit juices, yoghurt and tea and coffee) served between 07h00 and 10h00 Monday to Friday and 07h30 to 11h00 on weekends unless other arrangements have been requested.

We also provide the option of a cooked breakfast charged at an additional fee. Cooked dinners are also available on request and can be ordered in advance from a weekly set menu provided by our favourite catering company.


The guesthouse conference facilities can cater for up to 30 guests.


Transfers to and from the airport as well as locally can be arranged, a wide variety of affordable tour options are also available. Our friendly staff are service driven and we aim to create a home away from home experience. We look forward to meeting each guest and even more so to enjoying the view together.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 750
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.178141
Longitude: 28.013179

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on
May 2016 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

Great service from both the owner and helping staff. They will do their best to accommodate your specific needs. So even if you are traveling with an...

Zikhona, KwaMhlanga Travellers' Rating

Very Good

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