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7th Street Guesthouse is an elegant guest house in the heart of Melville.  Located in a quiet cul de sac, on the corner of 7th Street and 7th Avenue, at  the bottom of 7th Street village and overlooking the Melville Koppies. This beloved bohemian little village in the mids of Johannesburg has recently been voted by TimeOut Worldwide as one of the top 50 suburbs to visit. 7th Street Guesthouse provides home comforts for pilgrims, tourists and business travellers alike. What makes 7th Street a unique experience? It is the outdoor patio, sipping cocktails as the sun dips beneath the Koppies. It is the private entrance and manicured gardens appointed to most of our rooms, that is such a welcome change for the frequent flyer. It is the vibrant common-room at night and the personal attention that every one of our guests deserves… It is the pulsing night-life, just a few blocks away, and the small bespoke bookshops and bakeries housed in the National Heritage buildings that make up the central village of Melville.

Resfeber (n.) Origin: Swedish
The restless race of the traveller’s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together; a ‘travel fever’…
Resfeber, relex, millenial, suitecase, memories

About Us

Staying at the 7th Street Guest House is an experience in luxury living. There are 12 en suite rooms. We accommodate holidaymakers and families, couples, business groups and single business travellers. 7th Street is the much beloved on-going project of the Manager and her dedicated team of hospitality experts. Rudi has a unique style, generosity and meticulous attention to detail, all aspects of the service experience are expertly covered. All bookings are bed and breakfast, and any special dietary provisions can be accommodated. Airport transfers can be arranged with bookings, along with knowledgeable advice for exploring the feast of local, artisanal coffee shops, pubs, restaurants and galleries within Melville. Guided tours to some of the best locations in the greater Johannesburg area can be arranged. These include The Apartheid Museum, Gold Reef City (a real family treat), The Cradle of Humankind, Sun City, The Lion Park and the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve.

For homebodies, we offer a spacious patio, braai (barbeque), and bar area. Enjoy private conversations by the fire on cold winter nights, or raucous socialising on breezy Highveld summer days.

Cockaigne, luxury, elegant, book, journal, Melville, 7th  Street
Cockaigne (n.) Origin: French, medieval trope
An imaginary land of luxury and idleness
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