Lots of natural light & complete privacy. Compact kitchen with everything you need.
I'M Original Modern Apartment
Hosted by Ingrid
Ingrid is the host.
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Welcome to your very private home away from home, a space everyone has loved. Comfortable open plan, loft feel, on a friendly, peaceful and safe compound with a sparkling pool, sauna and fibre wifi, only steps away from the historic UNESCO Melville Koppies and funky 7th St. You also have your own patio and private entrance and parking.

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Wireless Internet

Extra people $31 NZD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $35 NZD
Security Deposit $151 NZD
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

17 Reviews

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Olly User Profile
September 2017
A great apartment with a wonderful host! Melville is a wonderful area with phenomenal food and drinks just around the corner. Ingrid was a thoughtful and helpful host who really enhanced our stay in Joburg. Thanks!

Pernille User Profile
June 2017
Beautiful little quiet haven, securely hidden away from the madness of Johannesburg city. Perfect location for a tourist visit, family weekend or business. Highly recommended.

Agnieszka User Profile
November 2016
I'M Original was my home away from home for three months whilst I stayed in Joburg and worked at Wits University. The whole experience was truly perfect: from the amazing apartment, beautiful and lively Melville to amazing hosts. I can't praise Ingrid and Astrid enough - always h…

Beatriz User Profile
May 2016
Attention to detail is at its most at Ingrid and Astrid's apartment. I have been spoiled from start to finish making my stay one of the best so far with airbnb. My only regret is not having had an evening to spend with them! Which is why there will definitely be a second time aro…
Ingrid User Profile
Response from Ingrid:
Feeling is mutual. Look forward to it Beatriz :-)
May 2016

Carla User Profile
May 2016
The whole experience was perfect: from the moment I arrived and was shown the tea, coffee, wine, fruit and other lovely things waiting for me, to the perfectly laid out (and beautifully designed) apartment to the great chats around the pool with Ingrid. The location was perfect f…

Jean-Jacques User Profile
April 2016
Hi, Ingrid's place has been great. A lovely Appartment, environment and host in a very nice location of Johannesburg. Any time again...

Chantel User Profile
January 2016
Ingrid made me feel very at home. I came in tired and she had prepared an amarula and chocolate treat. There were apples as well as milk in the fridge to make tea. The place is well protected. I felt very safe. You can park your car behind the gate, assuming you don't rent a merc…

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Johannesburg, South AfricaJoined in July 2014
Ingrid User Profile
I am a filmmaker and a journalist with a passion for storytelling, beauty, people and creativity. Your hosts when you stay include myself, Catherine and Astrid.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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