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The Hillside House

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Outdoor pool
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Overview of The Hillside House

The Hillside House

3.5 star property
3.5-star guesthouse in Melville with outdoor pool

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Internet access
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
5 1st Avenue, Melville, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2092
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Area shuttle
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Laundry service
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Elevator
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Deep soaking bathtub

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Melville
  • Johannesburg Zoo - 6 min drive
  • Rosebank Mall - 9 min drive
  • Apartheid Museum - 9 min drive
  • Gold Reef City - 11 min drive
  • Melrose Arch Shopping Centre - 11 min drive
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 14 min drive
  • Sandton City Mall - 14 min drive
  • Sandton Convention Centre - 14 min drive
  • Montecasino - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 38 min drive
  • Lanseria Intl. Airport (HLA) - 53 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 19 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 27 min drive
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • KFC - 9 min walk
  • Cafe Picobella Trattoria - 13 min walk
  • Roman's Pizza - 10 min walk
  • Piza e Vino - 13 min walk
  • News Cafe Melville - 10 min walk

About this property

The Hillside House

The Hillside House puts you within a 15-minute drive of Gold Reef City. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and free perks include self parking, wired Internet, and buffet breakfast daily between 7 AM and 9 AM.



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property for check-in information
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7 AM–9 AM


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services


  • Garden
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free wired internet


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: ZAR 1000.0 per stay

Optional extras

  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Hillside House Guesthouse Johannesburg
Hillside House Guesthouse
Hillside House Johannesburg
The Hillside House Guesthouse
The Hillside House Johannesburg
The Hillside House Guesthouse Johannesburg

Frequently asked questions

Does The Hillside House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Hillside House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at The Hillside House?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Hillside House?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Hillside House?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Hillside House?
You can check in from 2 PM - 2 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at The Hillside House?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Gold Reef City (11-min drive) and Montecasino (19-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at The Hillside House and nearby?
The Hillside House has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Does The Hillside House have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
What's the area around The Hillside House like?
The Hillside House is a short 5-minute walk from University of Johannesburg and 9 minutes' walk from Campus Square Shopping Centre.



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