Arum Place is a new stylish owner run guesthouse, set in a quiet area, positioned on the outskirts of Melville. A warm welcome awaits at this lovingly restored 1935 Melville house.
Arum Place has been designed to meet the needs of the business or leisure traveler seeking peace and luxurious comfort, warm hospitality and personal service with attention to detail that only a home can offer.
Relax on the terrace and enjoy outstanding views at sunset, or breakfast at sunrise.
The suburb of Melville is extremely central, only minutes away from the M1 South, M1 North highways, 30 minutes from OR Tambo Johannesburg and 25 minutes from Lanseria airport, The University of Johannesburg, ( a short walking distance to the main campus in Kingsway ), Wits University is nearby as well as the broadcasting studios of the SABC in Auckland Park, Media Park, The Milpark, Donald Gordon and Garden City Hospitals.
Arum Place has been designed to meet the needs of the business or leisure traveler seeking peace and luxurious comfort and personal service with attention to detail.
TV in Room
Wi-fi internet connection
Languages Spoken: English & Afrikaans
Children over 12 welcome
The Guest House is a non-smoking establishment. Smoking is permitted outside on the patio.
All the rooms are equipped with:
Rooms serviced daily
crisp white cotton percale linen
a bar fridge with complimentary soft drinks
mini-bar on request
ironing board & iron on request
color TV with selection of DSTV channels
clock radio / alarm
dressing table /desk
fan / heater / electric blankets in winter
Wi-Fi Internet access
fax and printing service
newspapers on request
credit card facilities
dedicated smoking areas.
Ebony & Ivory
This is our most basic room with a double sleigh bed, en-suite bathroom with bath only. Walls are decorated with wallpaper in a black and white damask design. Door leading from room onto main patio.
Touch of Grey
Large bedroom with king size/twin beds, a private patio. The king size bed can be split into two single beds on request. A magnificent en-suite bathroom with a Victorian bath and separate shower is inviting you to unwind. Small private patio.
Shades of Blue
A divine open-plan bathroom with large oval bathtub to soak in while you watch your favorite DSTV channel. Separate shower and private toilet. Bubble bath is complimentary. A luxurious king-size bed with percale cotton linen awaits your tired body. Have early morning coffee on your own patio.
Self Catering Units:
The self-catering units have all the comforts as in the rooms. The kitchenettes are equipped with a washbasin, fridge, microwave oven, kettle, refrigerator, toaster, crockery and cutlery, ironing board and iron.
Peaches & Cream
Kitchenette, Extra large sunny room with double bed, balcony with views over Melville Koppies. Full en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. Wallpaper in a cheerful cream damask design. A daybed can be added on request for a child to share the room.
Kitchenette, Lounge/dining area. Bedroom with king-size/twin beds, en-suite bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. Patio with view over the garden, separate entrance and parking. Decorated in a subtle chinoiserie pattern, gold damask curtains complete the picture. Ideally suited for the business executive wanting privacy and luxury. PVR with full DSTV boquet. A daybed can be added on request for a child to share the room.
Sugar & Spice
Kitchenette, bedroom with queen size bed, dining area. Full en-suite bathroom, separate entrance and parking. Bronze damask wallpaper pattern decorates the walls in the bedroom and bathroom. Small patio, dip into the sparkling blue pool.
Kitchenette, bedroom with double bed, Bathroom with shower only. Patio. This unit is often rented for long periods as a unit at discounted rates. Soft mint colored wallpaper gives the room a cozy feeling.
From the Oliver Tambo International Airport, take the R24 towards Johannesburg, then the N12, the M2 West and the M1 North.
On the M1 North take the Empire Road turnoff.
Turn left into Empire road.
Carry on straight along Empire until you reach a T junction.
The SABCs offices will be in front of you.
Turn right into Kingsway until you get to 4th traffic light. (Campus Square shopping centre will be on your right)
Turn right into University Road, this becomes Main Street.
Travel down Main Street until you reach the third traffic light. (Mays' Chemist will be on your left)
Turn left (this is 4th Avenue)
Keep left at the circle and drive up the hill. On top of the hill 4th Avenue becomes 1st Street
Arum Place Guest House is the third property on your right hand side.