The Melrose Arch Hotel is located in a secure urban development of the same name in Northern Johannesburg, offering shops, restaurants and bars, kilometres from the city centre. This four-floor hotel features 118 guestrooms with pared down contemporary decor, featuring crisp white bed linen, leather headboards, exposed brick and chrome light fittings. All have armchairs and writing desks, flatscreen televisions with DVD players, DVDs, and high- speed Internet connections. The glass and marble bathrooms have toiletries and fluffy white towels. The hotel's main restaurant, the March, serves an exotic fusion of international cuisines and guests dine within contemporary black and white decor with innovative coloured walls and lighting features. Guests can also get light meals at the Library Bar, and can settle down in the evening with a whisky or cognac on one of the leather couches, and select one of the library's many classic novels. Drinks and meals can also be enjoyed at the Pool bar where guests can sit at tables and chairs with the pool's shallow water at their feet. The hotel's Sound Room has plush surroundings and audio-visual entertainment systems, where guests can unwind with a few drinks. Guests can enjoy a cooling dip in the outdoor pool, watch the world go by from the veranda, or sip on coffees in the March Coffee Shop. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with transport arrangements, excursion booking, and the storage of valuables. The hotel can also cater for conferences and social functions for up to 55 people. Within the Melrose development is Rosebank Mall, 2.5 kilometres from the hotel. For a family day out, Johannesburg Zoo is five kilometres from the hotel, while visitors can also go to the Apartheid Museum, 15 kilometres from the hotel, to explore the country's history. Johannesburg Airport is 26 kilometres from the hotel.
The Melrose Arch Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa is situated within the exclusive urban Melrose Arch lifestyle development, a"city within a city". The entire Melrose Arch precinct is patrolled by 24 hour Security and monitored by CCTV surveillance for peace-of-mind comfort.
Sheer style and individuality is what redefines the travel experience when staying at Africa's first truly HIP 5 Star Hotel! Through innovative architecture and outstanding design, the Melrose Arch Hotel has become a destination in its own right, attracting those who take pleasure in modern elegance and sophistication.
Feel the pulse of urban Africa, whether for business or absolute pleasure, the Melrose Arch Hotel combines superb facilities and service excellence to ensure a truly unique experience.
A modern brick stylish 3 storey building with grand wood doors at the entrance and a terraced seating area overlooking the pretty Melrose Arch square.
A medium size bright lobby area that spills over to the restaurant and lounge areas on either side. An illuminated walkway leads guests through to the minimalist modern reception desk.
Luxury Hotel Accommodation
These bright, stylish, modern rooms have extra large beds that face a wall of pine floor to ceiling cupboards. The cupboards house a flat screen TV with DVD player and in-room choice of 6 complimentary DVD's. There is also a snacks and mini-bar as well as a safe hidden by a picture (Of a safe breaker!). Rooms are open plan and have large opulent baths seperated from the room entrance by a wall of glass bricks. There is also a seperate shower. Rooms also include tea/coffee making facilities, internet access/modem point, climate control air con and room service.
Hypo-allergenic bedding availa, Extra towels/bedding, Air conditioning, Hair dryer, Coffee/tea maker, Bottled water in room (complim, Shower/tub combination, Cable/satellite TV, Welcome amenities, Wheelchair accessible, In-room safe, Complimentary toiletries, Clock radio, Minibar, Iron/ironing board (on request, Internet access - high speed, DVD player, Sewing kit, Housekeeping, Smoking rooms, Bathrobes, Wake-up calls, Electronic/magnetic keys, Blackout drapes/curtains, Internet access - complimentar, Direct-dial phone, Designer toiletries, Window opens, Complimentary newspaper, Slippers, Desk, CD player
Feed your senses at the 110-seater, world-class dining experience, where decor meets a whimsical fusion of intercontinental flavours and cooking techniques. Designed with the ultimate dining experience in mind, the clean lines and spacious layout of the March Restaurant are sophisticated elegance personified.
Breakfast is served from 06h30 to 10h30 Monday to Friday and 06h30 to 11h00 on Saturdays & Sundays. A-la-Carte Lunch begins at 12h00 daily and continues with Dinner until 23h00 each evening.
Sink into the inviting leather couches and sip on a whiskey or cognac whilst you indulge yourself in the company of some of the greatest authors of the world. Open 24 hours.
Indulge your colonial side while sitting back and watching the world go by. Savour the moment with a steaming cappuccino and delicious bite to eat. Open 24 hours.
Where tables can be found nestled comfortably in the shallow water, alongside oversized metal buckets planted with trees. The 60-seater poolside bar operates from 09h00 to 19h00 daily. You may also dine in the pool, but reservations are recommended.
March Coffee Shop
Drink in the unforgettable aromas and flavours of the finest coffees in the world, all made to order with a personal touch.
Indulge in the finest range of wines, imported malts and cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere.
Fitness Centre, Golf Course (within 3 km), Massage, Outdoor Swimming Pool
Chauffeur driven transportation to the hotel can be arranged at an approximate cost of 430 Rand.
Driving directions: From Johannesburg Airport, take the R24 towards Johannesburg . Follow the N3 North to Pretoria. Follow the M1 South to Johannesburg. Take the Corlett Drive Off Ramp. Turn right at the end of the Off Ramp. Turn left just after the BP garage on the left-hand side into Melrose Boulevard. The Melrose Arch Hotel is situated on the main square opposite Moyo Restaurant. To continue to the parking garage turn left at the traffic lights.