Johannesburg is the capital of South Africa and is teeming with cultural gems. Although the city has had some bleak history, it is currently undergoing an astonishing rebirth. Now is an excellent time to visit this intriguing city. Read on and find out what sort of hotels in Johannesburg are available.
Budget options in Johannesburg
You will be very pleased with the cheap hotels on offer in the city. The Mercure Johannesburg Midrand is a medium sized hotel with ninety two rooms. The rooms are well furnished and tidy with air conditioning in every one. Security is top notch with 24/7 security standard and a secure car park for guests. Across the road there is a swimming pool for guests of the hotel to use. It is located twenty minutes from the airport and all attractions are close by, with public transport easily accessible. The courtyard hotel in Eastgate is another good choice. This hotel is not situated in the city center near the business district but is close to a ring road which gives you easy access to everything. It is a four star hotel which is more than most cheap hotels can achieve.
Luxury accommodation in Johannesburg
If you have the money then some of the Johannesburg hotels can blow you away. Situated in the wealthy Westcliff residential area, the Four Seasons Hotel is the best money can buy. Other hotels in Johannesburg cannot match the splendour and class of this five star hotel. It is perched high up on a hill and is surrounded by wooded areas, which makes the view from your room incredible. The food is top quality as you would expect, and you can be sure to visit the Spa frequently. This hotel offers customised private transport and drivers to deliver you anywhere in the city.
The African Pride Melrose Arch hotel is a slightly cheaper five star gem. Whether you want to sink into a deep hot tub or relax in a luxurious arm chair in the lounge, you are bound to leave this place feeling so light you could walk on air. Top notch room service and a banquet room ensure that your desires will be fulfilled.
Boutique and independent places to stay in Johannesburg
54 on Bath is the next 'glitterfest' up for your viewing pleasure. A pure white baby grand piano welcomes you in the lobby, and the fun doesn't stop there. The hotel is physically connected to the mall so you can shop 'till you drop. Amenities like room service, Wi-Fi, gym and spa are also available at this high class hotel.
The Residence is the ultimate boutique hotel. For a very modest price, you can experience upper class comfort in complete tranquillity. Ideal for couples but catering for families too, this hotel is truly a different experience from the rest. The building itself is modern and sculpted, and every piece of decor is perfectly placed to please your perceptive powers. This choice is in a separate class entirely to the other Johannesburg hotels and should be seriously considered.