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    HomeBase Melville

    37 First Avenue, Johannesburg 2109, South Africa
    Lowest prices for your stay
    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    Traveller (7)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    • Excellent20%
    • Very good48%
    • Average17%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “home base” (13 reviews)
    “big kitchen” (2 reviews)
    “place to stay” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 73 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Like the the name say you feel like home . The people are really friendly, the staff is so nice and ready to help you for any kind of question you have. The place is just perfectly place between a mall, the 7th street where...More

    Thank Shakti S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here only one night, straight from the airport and where picked up early to go on safari the next morning. The staff where really friendly and welcoming. When we arrived into our room there was a little welcome pack with a chocolate bar,...More

    Thank Nicki H
    Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

    I can't fault this place. Chase, Leanne and all of the staff were brilliant. The Wi-Fi was excellent and all of the rooms were spotless. If you're going backpacking in Joburg, I wouldn't even bother looking elsewhere.

    Thank Smith C
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    I stayed two night (the first day of holidays and the last) with my girlfriend in this hostel : The first one people were chatting very loudly until 3am near to our room The second one : very very loud music until midnight and then...More

    Thank Chnips
    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    It's clean, it's well located - nice and safe neighborhood, with lots of bars and restaurants on 7th street. The outside area is quite nice to chill having some beers. The staff is extremely friendly and it was cool to hang out with them at...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$12 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
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    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Johannesburg
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    Traveller (7)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (7)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    30 June 2016|
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    Response from Tendai88 | Reviewed this property |
    hi the dorms i saw have lockers, not sure about padlocks but always keep a spare one or two in your luggage. and super important stuff you could give them to store in the hostels safe. on the whole you should be ok, no... More
    12 June 2016|
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    Response from ptrpdrm | Reviewed this property |
    It is gated, there are single rooms and it is definately geared towards backpackers. I did not see a single family there the three times I stayed. About the safety, going out at night in Johannesburg, like any other major... More
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