Corner Union Ave. & Main Rd., Johannesburg 1811 South Africa (ZAF)
4.0 Star Downtown Hotel
-26.27846 27.88842
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Based on 47 guest reviews

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  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Hotel has 48 rooms
  • 3 floors in property
  • 2 suites in property
  • Check in time: 14:00
  • Check out time: 10:00
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 9.0/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Room Types

Check RatesDeluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
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Local Attractions

Kliptown Museum, Union RoadNelson Mandela Museum, Vilakazi RoadHector Peterson MuseumApartheid MuseumReginah Mundi Catholic ChurchSoweto Golf CourseCasino ( Gold Reef City )NASRECLion park

Customer Reviews of The Soweto Hotel & Conference Centre

4.0 out of 5. Based on 47 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

The Holiday Inn Soweto – Freedom Square is located just outside Johannesburg CBD, at the historic national heritage site called the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication. The Hotel is located adjacent to the Kliptown Museum, showcasing “The People Shall Govern” Exhibition, also dedicated to the events leading to the adoption and signing of the Freedom Charter. This museum together with the Heritage Flame Monument add to the tourist attractions of this National Heritage site.Understated elegance sets the tone of this tastefully decorated hotel, themed to the events that are associated with the history of the location. The warm and welcoming face of a younger Nelson Mandela flanked by Albertinah and Walter Sisulu adorn the walls of Reception Desk where guests check-in.Rusty's Cocktail Bar (popularly known as Rusty's) offers a variety of great South African wines, cocktails, and a wide selection of beverages for guests to enjoy. Rusty's is open from 10h00 to 22h00 daily.The hotel has 46 Deluxe Standard Rooms and 2 Presidential Suites. Interleading rooms are available for families and groups. Rooms are equiped with televisions (with a broad bouquet of local and international channels), coffee/tea making facilities, wireless connectivity, hairdryers and in-room safes. Room service, laundry and dry-cleaning services are also available.Various conferencing options are available from the two Boardrooms in the hotel seating 8 and 14 guests each and fully equipped with state-of-the-art AV equipment. Hourly, half-day and full-day conference packages are available upon request.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:14:00
Check Out:10:00
Year of Last Renovation:2007
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:3
Handicap Rooms:1
Meeting Rooms:2
Meeting Space:100 sq. feet
Policies / Expenses
* If cancelled up to 7 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. * If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Typical Group Deposit:100%
Total Taxes:14.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Breakfast in room
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Private bathroom in room

Airport & Shuttle Information

Oliver Tambo International Airport?Exit the O R Tambo International Airport and follow directions for R21 Johannesburg?R21 leads to N3 Durban which runs parallel to N12 Bloemfontein/Kimberly – follow these signs?N12 splits just after you have passed Alberton, keep an extreme right lane.?Follow N12 Bloemfontein/Kimberly until the exit of Golden Highway?Exit Golden Highway off-ramp and turn right onto Golden Highway (Direction Vereenigin)?Pass Sasol Garage on the left?Pass the BP Garage on the left and signage to Soweto Country Club?Turn right into Union Road?Pass Eldorado Park (residential) on the right?Go through traffic lights and straight through circle, keeping on Union Road?Pass the market stalls on the right hand side and Kliptown Plaza on the left hand side?At the T-Junction, turn right into Main Street, and pass the Kliptown Museum on the right hand side?Turn right into the entrance of the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication to access park

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

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