Life on 3rd

Rental with Free Wi-Fi

3 stars

28A 3rd Street, 2190 Johannesburg, Gauteng

+27 114 825 195
Very good

based on 585 reviews

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Sat 6/29

About Life on 3rd, Johannesburg

Value for money
Offering a peaceful setting and great service, right in the heart of the popular bohemian Melville, Life on 3rd provides accommodation that includes continental breakfast. There are different room types that are individually decorated and contain high quality bedding, satellite TV, fans and WiFi internet access. Some rooms feature private entrances, electric blankets and desks. A warm, 3-course breakfast is served every morning in the contemporary dining room. Guests can sunbathe and enjoy the welcome retreat of the wooden deck, away from the busy city. The friendly staff gladly assists guests with arrangements to explore Melville’s popular street life, plan day tours, make restaurant reservations, or transfers from and to the airport. Life on 3rd is close to the Johannesburg city business district and Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. It is also within driving distance of various shopping malls and The Apartheid Museum.

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Deluxe Rooms - Mountain view
2 double beds

2 double beds


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Double Rooms - City view


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Other Rooms - Garden view


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Guest house Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Sofa bed


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Garden

Things to do

  • Golf

Life on 3rd Reviews

Very goodBased on 585 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, super friendly staff!" (in 21 reviews)
  • lovely breakfast and staff very kind. (in 14 reviews)
  • The room was good and meet our expectations. (in 8 reviews)
Cons -
  • No Air conditioner in the room but the fan worked like an air conditioner (in 9 reviews)
  • The room was not suitable for someone who is there for study (in 1 review)
  • "Person on duty at reception was inattentive, disinterested" (in 1 review)

Life on 3rd room booking info

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Frequently asked questions

  • How does Life on 3rd compare to other 3 star hotels in Johannesburg?

    Life on 3rd is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Johannesburg. On average, you can expect to pay $57 per night in Johannesburg. Life on 3rd typically costs $30 per night, which is $27 cheaper than the Johannesburg average.

  • How far is Life on 3rd from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

    The drive from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Life on 3rd will take you about 44min depending on traffic, with a distance of 14.8 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to Life on 3rd from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

    Life on 3rd has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Johannesburg OR Tambo to the hotel, but also around Johannesburg during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Johannesburg are on average $13/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Life on 3rd, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Does Life on 3rd have a pool?

    Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Life on 3rd. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Life on 3rd is +27 114 825 195.

  • How close is Life on 3rd to Johannesburg city center?

    Life on 3rd is just 3.2 mi away from Johannesburg city center. The closest landmark to the center of Johannesburg is Constitution Hill, which is very accessible to Life on 3rd guests.

  • What is the phone number for Life on 3rd?

    You can reach the main line at +27 114 825 195.

  • Does Life on 3rd have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Life on 3rd has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Life on 3rd?

    Life on 3rd check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Life on 3rd?

    Prices may fluctuate based on room type, dates, and availability. You can find great room deals for Life on 3rd at the moment between $27 and $42 a night. Enter preferred dates in the form above to see the best-matched deals for you.

  • Is there laundry service in Life on 3rd?

    The accommodation features laundry services for all guests.

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Places of interest near Life on 3rd

Attractions in Johannesburg, South Africa curated by momondo

Life on 3rd location: 28A 3rd Street, 2190 Johannesburg, Gauteng

Top landmarks

Lindfield Victorian House Museum0.9 mi
Johannesburg Botanical Garden1.1 mi
Johannesburg Planetarium1.9 mi
Johannesburg Zoo2.3 mi
Wits Art Museum2.3 mi
Neighbourgoods Market2.5 mi
South African Museum of Military History2.6 mi
Africa Museum2.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Warehouse - Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport14.7 mi
Library Lounge - African Pride Melrose Arch Autograph Collection4.9 mi
Keystone Bistro - Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch4.9 mi
Greatroom - Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch4.9 mi
March Restaurant - African Pride Melrose Arch Autograph Collection4.9 mi

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