Accommodation in Melville

Melville, an outlying district just west of Johannesburg is known for its bohemian culture. What was once an old-fashioned suburb, has transformed into a vibrant district. Within close vicinity of two universities, namely University of Johannesburg and University of the Witwatersrand, Melville becomes a central socializing hub for many students.

Contemporary coffeehouses and upscale shops complete this vibrant district. Despite being famous for some of the most popular restaurants and bars in South Africa, Melville has its advantages with keeping things trendy. One of the most popular restaurants / cocktail bars being Buzz 9, awarded for style and its vast cocktail selection. Day or night – this suburb is always alive, as locals together with tourists flock to explore Melville’s restaurants, coffeehouses and shops. Night life is always pumping with positive vibes with blasts of live music and dancing.

Being the home of local TV drama, Sewende Laan, drives locals as well tourists to the local Bamboo shopping centre, jazz venues and nature reserve (Melville Koppies).

Many of the finest houses, some which date back to the 19th century, have been converted to breath-taking B&B’s and guesthouses. This is popular among tourists. With never a shortage of accommodation in Melville and trendy social spots, Melville is the perfect location confirmed as a must visit. 

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