84.0% Based on 758 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Johannesburg awaits you at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. You'll be 4.7 km (2.9 mi) from Sandton City Mall and 4.7 km (2.9 mi) from Sandton Convention Centre. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include in-room free WiFi, free high-speed Internet, and LCD TVs.

All 118 soundproofed rooms feature satellite TV, DVD players, and in-room childcare. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium bedding and pillow menus invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like soaking tubs and rainfall showerheads. Separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers, and down comforters are also available.

The restaurant, March Restaurant, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Library Bar is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, nightclub, free pool cabanas, and pool loungers. 8331 square feet (774 square metres) of event facilities include conference centres, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business centre and limo/town car service. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning full breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 5-star Johannesburg hotel, attractions include South African Museum of Military History and Johannesburg Zoo.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

84.0% of guests recommend out of 758 reviews

Excellent 413
Good 244
Average 66
Poor 21
Terrible 14
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Business amenities include A 24-hr business centre, a limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 8331 square feet (774 square metres) and includes conference centres. An outdoor pool, a nightclub, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Johannesburg hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 118 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 6 conference rooms
  • 8331 sq ft of conference space
  • 774 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2003
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) (22.9 km / 14.2 mi)
  • Train station: Johannesburg Sandton Station (6.8 km / 4.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle, train station pick-up, and shopping centre shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking, self parking, and RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel offers 118 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

March Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Library Bar – This bar specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Pool Bar – This poolside bar specialises in international cuisine and only serves lunch. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance for details.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between ZAR225 and ZAR255 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR680.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR680.00
  • Self-parking fee: ZAR85.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: ZAR85.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • A late check-out fee will be charged

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel Johannesburg
  • African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel
  • African Pride Melrose Arch Johannesburg
  • African Pride Melrose Arch

You should know

  • African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel offers transfers from the airport and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.