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Spacious and sunny bedroom areaEnjoy a sundowner on the rooftop
Sunny and Spacious Maboneng Apartment
Sunny and Spacious Maboneng Apartment
4 guests
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 beds
1 bath
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The apartment is in a fantastic new residential building (Mainframe) in the buzzing Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg, steps away from the famous Arts on Main Sunday market. The Apartment is a spacious, sunny unit with large windows and decorated in classic Jozi industrial style. The building has excellent security and great city views. With a double bed and an upstairs loft bed the unit can comfortably sleep up to 4 guests. FREE high-speed Wifi included.

The space

My apartment is a massive, sunny studio space in Mainframe - a brand new residential building in Maboneng Precinct. The style of the building and apartment is classic industrial with brick walls and high ceilings. I've decorated the unit to compliment the industrial feel and I hope that you will enjoy the space as much as I enjoyed furnishing it!

The apartment has a queen sized bed on the main floor, and a second double bed in a loft space accessible by a ladder. This space is ideal for kids or young adults, but is definitely not for someone afraid of heights! There is plenty of hanging and cupboard space for your clothing so you don't have to live out of your suitcase.

The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering including a four-plate stove and oven, a microwave, toaster, kettle and a small bar fridge. The kitchen tops are finished in stylish and durable black granite. We provide instant coffee and tea but there is also a coffee plunger for all caffeine addicts! You'll just need to source your own filter coffee.

The apartment looks out over the older downtown buildings towards the South, however the bonus is that it is that much quieter than the front of the building! It is a perfect spot to relax with a glass of local South African wine or a cold craft beer after a busy day of sight-seeing or work.

The apartment has access to high-speed uncapped fibre internet which makes it a breeze to video call to home or to watch streaming television.

Guest access

Guests can access the rooftop to soak up the African sunshine or enjoy a smoke.

Interaction with guests

The property is a private apartment and so you will have the entire space to yourself.

I'm often travelling for work and so I make use of Happy Guest concierge services to handle your check-in and check-out. Happy Guest is a small start-up company who are passionate about good service and Joburg They will be happy to help you with whatever you need for your stay, as well as advise on some great things to do in the area.

Other things to note

The apartment is on the third floor and you will have to climb two flights of stairs to get to the apartment.

There is free, uncapped fibre-enabled wifi!

Family/Kid Friendly
Wireless Internet
Extra people £6 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee £11
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 double bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with doorman

No smoking is allowed in the apartment but is possible on the rooftop just above. Please no loud noise after 10pm.

Breakages do happen! If a glass or plate is accidentally broken then please do let me know so that I can replace the item for the next guest. It would be great if you could leave behind a small amount of cash that you feel is fair to replace the item.

Please note that guests may be required to produce a valid photo ID on check-in to verify against their airbnb profile. No copies will be made and ID's will not be held by the hosts - this is simply a security measure to safeguard residents and guests alike. We thank you for your cooperation in this regard.

Safety features
Fire extinguisher
1 night minimum stay

40 Reviews

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Amber User Profile
February 2017
This was a great spot, close to all the shops and restaurants of Maboneng and Arts on Main. Parking right out front and though it felt slightly worrisome walking to Fox street on my own at night - the security guards were great and always offered to accompany me.

Annegret User Profile
February 2017
We have had a brilliant time! It's been a great start to our 'Unscrambling Africa' road trip and such a warm welcome in this apartment and the neighbourhood. All around charming and we will be back for more very soon!

Jani User Profile
February 2017
Great place, close to everything in Maboneng! Everything worked out well with Noki and the apartment is clean, spacious and has all the amenities to make your stay perfect. And, the Wifi works very well!

Olu User Profile
December 2016
If you like industrial chic and inner city living, then this place is for you. An absolute delight, we felt safe and secure at all times, and it is only minutes away from the wonderful Arts on the Main. I cannot recommend this place enough, and Andrea who checked me in, was an absolute delight!! Thanks Andrea!!!

Daniel User Profile
December 2017
Great apartment, well situated in Maboneng close to all the shops and restaurants. Lots of room and a reliably hot shower. Recommend this place if you're looking to get to know Johannesburg.

Eirin User Profile
November 2017
I travelled alone for business and stayed in mainframe for 3 weeks and I highly recommend it. The location is perfect, right on the edge of trendy Maboneng so a short hop to everything but quiet at night. The apartment is bigger than it looks in photos which is nice for a long stay and the kitchen has everything you need if you’re not eating out at one of Maboneng‘s great eateries. The WiFi is super speed so perfect for business travelers or for catching up on your fav Netflix show. Yet the best about the place is the host; Andrea was always available on (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) if there was anything I wondered about, picked me up from the airport, showed me how to manage the bus system which is safe and a great experience (if you’re ok with waiting and you’re not afraid to ask helpful and lovely bus-workers for directions etc) and told me everything I needed to know about Johannesburg. You won’t be disappointed!

Jad User Profile
November 2017
Great Rooftop to hangout. We saw a shooting star!

Joined in August 2016
Noki User Profile

I have been involved in the tourism industry and business consulting most of my working life. I travel a lot myself and therefore take great delight in creating a home away from home for my visitors. Joburg is one of the most exciting and vibrant places in the world right now. You just have to know where it’s all happening.

I am positive you will enjoy your stay at “Mainframe” in downtown Joburg’s Maboneng neighbourhood: an Afro-chic hub of culture, business and lifestyle.
Welcome to and enjoy the heart and soul of Jozi

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