Centrally located in the heart of trendy Melville, close to SABC, Media 24 and the University of Johannesburg. The guest house is on Melville's vibrant main road which boasts a variety of top restaurants, cocktail lounges, galleries, boutiques, bookstores and coffee shops.
Melville has retained its status as an intellectual heartland with two of South Africa’s larger universities, Wits and the University of Johannesburg on its doorstep as well as the SABC and Media 24, all within a 3 km radius of Saffron Guest House.
The main hubs such as Rosebank, Sandton City, Cresta, the CBD and Newtown are only 10 to 15 minutes away and O R Tambo Airport only 25 - 30 minutes .The major highways to the north and south are easily accessible from Melville.
Melville’s renowned 7th Street boasts more than 25 trendy and vibrant restaurants, cocktail lounges, gift shops, book stores, hair salons, pubs and clubs and art galleries. The variety offered by a whole city contained in one street, a merry blend of diverse retail offerings, often leading to a festive “village street” atmosphere and very popular with international tourists.
The Guest House is also close to the main highways and centres of Johannesburg, the closest being Rosebank, Parkhurst and Greenside, as well as many of the city’s tourist attractions, including the Apartheid Museum, Constitutional Court and the Nelson Mandela Bridge.
Modern, stylish and comfortable suites / bedrooms have private entrances and many amenities, including shared satellite TV, bar fridge. Full deluxe breakfasts are served. Other facilities include ADSL Internet access (extra charge), laundry and airport transfers and arranging of tours. Safe and secure parking is also available.