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About The Hillside House

Somewhere between the pages of design magazine and a family home from childhood you'll find The Hillside House. Patiently restored and imaginatively designed, this most special guest house offers the weary traveller a private yet homely retreat in the heart of vibrant Melville, the arts and culture hothouse of Johannesburg. The four airy rooms are styled simply yet elegantly, with heavenly beds and sumptuous en-suite bathrooms.Downstairs is where you get a real sense of contemporary loft design meets old Johannesburg charm as you take breakfast in the dining room, overlooking our indigenous garden. We also offer other meals on request and can point you towards a myriad of experiences, from live music to fine dining. Or you could stay in for the night and enjoy high-speed wireless Internet and satellite television in your room.Welcome to The Hillside House - you won't believe the view from up here.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 46 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews

Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Room - Bath & shower Room - Bath & shower Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 2 Upstairs double bedroom with queen size comfortable bed. Original oregan pine floors and full light and bright en-suite... see more Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower over bath, Heater see more Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower over bath, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Adsl, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
    • Rooms Adults
      • Twin room Twin room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 2 Quiet garden facing twin room overlooking our indigenous garden with a bathroom en-suite offering a bath and overhead... see more
        • Rooms Adults
          • Luxury room Luxury room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Our luxury kingsize bedroom offers a comfortable stay. Luxury kingsize bed for a great nights sleep. Light and bright... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite see more Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Fireplace, Garden views, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Adsl, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, City views
            • Adults
              • Room - Shower only Room - Shower only Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Lovely quiet garden facing twin room overlooking our indigenous garden offering an en-suite shower only. Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Heater see more Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Adsl, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
                • Adults
                  • Studio Cottage Self-Catering Studio Cottage Self-Catering Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Studio garden cottage Open plan cottage with a kitchenette an dining area En-suite bathroom with bath and overhead show... see more
                    • Adults

                      Reviews for The Hillside House

                      8 guest reviews Reviews of

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                      Jan Heerkens
                      04 March 2017

                      The Hillside House is a comfortable stay not too far from restaurants and entertainment (R20 with Uber). The room was great, the lounge and interior a bit old fashioned (dark oak). Fine for a couple of days.

                      Connie McCann, South Africa
                      24 November 2016

                      Lovely room. Very good breakfast. Quiet location. Walked to Melville. Definitely would stay here again.

                      Nelinda Clements, South Africa
                      04 July 2014

                      Clean and basic

                      Mr Mkhize
                      29 October 2013

                      I only stayed one night,but found the accommodation to be comfortable and pleasant.Thank you.

                      Nadine Hattingh, South Africa
                      12 November 2012

                      We had a superb and relaxing stay at Hillside – the warm welcome and beautifully calm atmosphere was much needed! Everything we needed was available and we enjoyed the stay over.Loved it, thank you.

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                      The Hillside House is 5.5km from the centre of Johannesburg , the nearest airport 26.2km (Johannesburg International Airport).
                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling