Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch Hotel - Johannesburg

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22 Whitely Road, Melrose Arch Preci, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8000  show map
 4 stars
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Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch Hotel - Johannesburg

 Free Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch is a 6-story hotel in a vibrant area of Johannesburg providing an outdoor swimming pool, a sundeck and an indoor swimming pool. The informal hotel was built in 2009 and refurbished in 2012.

The prime location gives quick access to Nelson Mandela Square, Rosebank Mall and Sandton City Shopping Centre. Guests can get to Johannesburg city center, which is 9 km away.

There are a mall and shops in the proximity of the hotel.

Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch Hotel is within a 20-minute drive to OR Tambo airport.

Rooms

This property counts 197 guestrooms featuring Standard Guest Room and Superior Suite. The modern rooms feature the garden view. They also have open bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A perfect breakfast is served every morning. Guests will taste exquisite cuisine in the trendy on-site restaurant. Signature drinks are offered in the cocktail bar. Offering italian and chinese dishes, Piza e Vino is a 5-minute walk away.

Services

A conference room, a business center and a photocopier along with an elevator, currency exchange and a safe deposit box are available for guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at ZAR 65 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   197.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Eco friendly
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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hotel Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
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Hotel Address:

22 Whitely Road, Melrose Arch Preci, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8000

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City Center
  • Johannesburg
    5.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Gautrain Sandton Station
    1.8 mi
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    4.7 mi
Underground stations
  • Gautrain Rosebank Station
    1.8 mi
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    4.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Piza e Vino (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
  • Orient (cuisine: Chinese)
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    197

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Rooms and availability

Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
Size: 260 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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    Superior Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 475 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
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      Hotel Address:

      22 Whitely Road, Melrose Arch Preci, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Johannesburg
        5.2 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Gautrain Sandton Station
        1.8 mi
      • Ellis Park Railway Station
        4.7 mi
      Underground stations
      • Gautrain Rosebank Station
        1.8 mi
      • Ellis Park Railway Station
        4.7 mi
      Restaurants
      • Piza e Vino (cuisine: Italian)
        400 ft
      • Orient (cuisine: Chinese)
        900 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  12 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        197

      Hotel Awards

      South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJohannesburgProtea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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      What's nearby

      Places of interest

      • American Chamber of Commerce - 1.6 mi
      • South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry - 1.9 mi
      • Citibank SA - 1.9 mi
      • HSBC Africa - 2.0 mi
      • British Chamber of Business - 2.0 mi
      • Nedbank Head Office - 2.1 mi
      • Sasol - 2.1 mi
      • Rand Merchant Bank - 2.2 mi

      Train stations

      • Gautrain Sandton Station - 1.7 mi

      Convention centers

      • Sandton Convention Centre - 1.9 mi

      Stadiums

      • Johannesburg Stock Exchange JSE - 2.1 mi

      Parks

      • The Wanderers Grounds - 3300 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Witwatersrand (Wits) University - 2.2 mi

      Business areas

      • Melrose Arch Shopping Centre - 700 ft
      • Sandton City Shopping Centre - 1.7 mi
      • Nelson Mandela Square - 1.8 mi
      • Sandton City shopping mall - 1.8 mi
      • Rosebank Mall - 1.9 mi
      • Dunkeld West Shopping Centre - 2.0 mi
      • Hyde Park Johannesburg - 2.2 mi

      Galleries

      • Wanderers Golf Club - 4000 ft
      • Killarney Golf Club - 1.6 mi
      • Houghton Golf Club - 2.2 mi

      Underground stations

      • Gautrain Rosebank Station - 1.7 mi

      Local attractions

      • African Craft Market of Rosebank - 1.9 mi
        Cradock Ave, Johannesburg
      • Everard Read Gallery - 2.1 mi
        6 Jellicoe Ave., Johannesburg
      • Johannesburg Zoo - 3.2 mi
        Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg
      • Satyagraha House - 2.0 mi
        15 Pine Road, Orchards, Johannesburg
      • South African National Museum of Military History - 2.8 mi
        20 Erlswold Way, Johannesburg

      Near the hotel

      • James and Ethel Grey Park - 3500 ft
        Melrose Street, Johannesburg

        Restaurants nearby

        • Piza e Vino - 400 ft

          Address: The Piazza, Melrose Arch
          Phone: +27 (0) 11 684 2730

          61% likes this, based on 63 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

        • The Meat Co - Melrose Arch - 900 ft

          Address: 6 Melrose Square, Melrose Arch

          58% likes this, based on 34 reviews

        • March Restaurant - 1200 ft

          Address: 1 Melrose Square
          Phone: 27 11 214 6666

          81% likes this, based on 19 reviews

        • Orient - 900 ft

          Address: 4, The High Street , Melrose Arch
          Phone: +27 11 684 1616

          61% likes this, based on 133 reviews
          Cuisine: Chinese
          Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

        • 2 Thai 4 Restaurant - 1100 ft

          Address: 59 Corlett Drive, Illovo
          Phone: 011 440 3000

          Cuisine: Thai

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          197

        Hotel Awards

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        Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch

        Average guest rating

        8.4out of 10
        Superb
        Based on 85 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.0
        Rooms
        9.0
        Service
        10.0

        Guest reviews

        • Couple
          10.0

          The hotel is excellent! The location is brilliant: within the melrose arch complex and within minutes from Rosebank and Sandton. The decor of the hotel is very modern, we liked the "alice in wonderland" chair and the holywood theme. The rooms are spacious and the bed is very comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful. All in all one of the best hotels in Gauteng!

          Make sure to ask for the hotel parking, as this is right under the hotel (but not easy to find on your own).

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          We only stayed one night.The service was friendly and efficient.The room was modern and comfortable.The situation is ideal for shopping and restaurants all close by.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Loved the rooms, very clever design and everything one needs.

        • Couple
          5.0

          The lady at breakfast was super.

          Your doorman on sat night was really rude,basing his idea of me on the way I was dressed and rudely asking "how can I help you" when I was checking in. I just feel that being in the tourism industry all those working at your establishment should know you can't group people just by looking at their dress code.

        • Single
          10.0

          Have stayed in similar style hotel in Italy. This one definitely more bang for the buck. Staff was fantastic - courteous, efficient and accommodating.

        • Single
          6.2

          Breakfast was good; Location is excellent with great restaurants and shops around; nice pool; cool design;

          Staff not well trained; Maid took 40 min to make a fairly tidy room; loud music from night club opposite of street; some furniture seems not equipped for hotel use (broken lamps, etc.); light in lift is far too dark; Small rooms for 2; Too much silly attention ('Hello, how are you' from every member of staff every time you see them);

        • Couple
          10.0

          the check in was quick and painless so was check out and the staff very obliging

          i liked everything

        • Couple
          9.2

          My husband and I spend one night at the hotel to celebrate our anniversary. We had a wonderful evening. The hotel had a great vibe, was spotless and the room was great. Lovely staff and a stunning pool area. It was also great to be in The Melrose arch complex.

          Our shower drain was blocked.More tv channels would have been nice or maybe the ability to rent a dvd in the room.

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          Great design hotel near Sandton

        • Couple
          10.0

          The service (all staff were very friendly and welcoming), the best toasted chicken mayo ever, the design was better than in the pictures and how I'd imagined.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Location and restaurants good

          Check-in was not up to standard. room not available at 15h30 despite check-in 15h00. Given 2 single beds, yet booked double bed.

        • Couple
          7.8

          The decor is great, and restaurant staff fantastic. We had a very pleasant stay and would definitely visit again.

          Pillows uncomfortable and cleaning staff noisy in the mornings

        • Single
          8.8

          Free Wifi available in room and restaurant - this is something that puts the Fire & Ice above alot of other hotels. The restaurant had a great range of food with great service.

          I had some issues with my booking that took some time to solve however all other aspects of my stay were above expected.

        • Single
          7.0

          The shawer box is within the room and there is no door, thus the steam goes into the room and the cold air comes in the shawer bow... the first time I see this.

        • Couple
          8.2

          The staff treated us like gold and we felt very much at home. Thank you to all the staff at the Protea Hotel Fire! & Ice. Keep up the excellent attitudes you have!

          The hotel is not very clearly marked from the entrances at Melrose Arch. Perhaps a sign here and there would make it easier to find. Parking area was well marked though.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Protea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        22 Whitely Road, Melrose Arch Preci, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8000

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Johannesburg
          5.2 mi
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Gautrain Sandton Station
          1.8 mi
        • Ellis Park Railway Station
          4.7 mi
        Underground stations
        • Gautrain Rosebank Station
          1.8 mi
        • Ellis Park Railway Station
          4.7 mi
        Restaurants
        • Piza e Vino (cuisine: Italian)
          400 ft
        • Orient (cuisine: Chinese)
          900 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          197

        Hotel Awards

        South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJohannesburgProtea Fire & Ice Melrose Arch

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

        Use Badge