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Top 10 Boutique Hotels In Johannesburg, South Africa

Annelene
Published Oct 01, 2017

Johannesburg has emerged as a highly sought-after destination and vibrant heart of South Africa. Breaking free from the reputation created from the country’s troubled past, Johannesburg boasts an eclectic nightlife, bustling markets, a robust history and tourist attractions to rival any in the world. The triumph over the past can be felt in the streets and friendly neighborhood transforming the city into a hipster hotspot. The essence of South Africa isn’t only reflected on the smiles of the locals but also in the home-grown hospitality experience at world class hotels and accommodation options. Experience the essence of South Africa without compromising world class service at one of these 10 boutique hotels.

1. AtholPlace Hotel & Villa (from 435 USD per night)

Step into a world of elegance and contemporary-classic sophistication at the AtholPlace Hotel & Villa. No stone was left unturned to ensure that guests experience sheer opulence among stylish suites and world class amenities. Guests can choose to stay in one of the nine suites designed with privacy and space in mind. Rooms have views of the lush garden and guests have access to the heated pool, or can enjoy the comfort of the romantic fireplace in the library and enjoy meals at the AtholPlace restaurant.

AtholPlace Hotel & Villa

Address: 90 Pretoria Avenue, Atholl, Sandton, 2196 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 435 USD per night

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2. Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa (from 521 USD per night)

Be enchanted by the South African elegance and charm at the Saxton Hotel. Each of the elegantly spacious rooms have a touch of South Africa’s heritage in the décor and art prominent throughout the hotel. From the comfort of your balcony enjoy sweeping views of the well-manicured garden and pristine pool. The hotel also boasts 3 restaurants offering international cuisine with home-grown influences. For a little pampering, guests have access to the hotel spa. Experience celebrity service without breaking the bank.

Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

Address: 36 Saxon Road, Sandton, 2196 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 521 USD per night

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3. African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel (from 214 USD per night)

Be introduced to the luxurious lifestyle when you book a stay at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel. The hotel is situated in a bustling area that boasts a myriad of amenities to keep guests entertained, from entertainment centers, stylish shops and restaurants. If you feel like a brief hideaway in the lap of luxury opt to stay at the hotel that offers world class service. Guests can take their taste buds on an adventure at one of the restaurants that offer a la carte menus and scrumptious buffets. Those who enjoy privacy can escape to the secluded garden or frolic in the outdoor pool. With elegance and luxury as inspiration behind the design of the hotel, each spacious and comfortable room reflects this.

African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

Address: 1 Melrose Square, Melrose, 2196 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 214 USD per night

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4. Clico Boutique Hotel (from 150 USD per night)

Clico Boutique Hotel is a unique blend of old school charm and modern elegance. The design of the hotel is to mimic the lifestyle and décor of the old Cape Dutch building, all the while providing unsurpassed service and hospitality. Nestled in the leafy, up-market suburb of Rosebank, the hotel is situated near major transportation options making this an ideal spot for both corporate and leisure travelers.

Get the taste of the local and European style cuisine fine dining options at the hotel restaurant. Enjoy the beauty of the garden or take a dip in the outdoor pool. Each room is fully equipped with the necessary amenities to ensure a relaxing stay decorated in earthy tones to create the soothing atmosphere.

Clico Boutique Hotel

Address: 27 Sturdee Avenue, Rosebank, 2196 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 150 USD per night

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5. Little Tuscany Boutique Hotel (from 150 USD per night)

Designed to mimic the Venetian lifestyle, the Little Tuscany Hotel is an elegantly furnished hotel which welcomes guests into a world of refinement and luxury. The hotel features large rooms which allow warm natural light to filter through the room and you get the whiffs of floral fragrance from the beautiful garden. Guests can enjoy gourmet meals with South African and International influences at the hotel restaurant.

Little Tuscany Boutique Hotel

Address: Queens Road, Bryanston, Sandton, 2021 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 150 USD per night

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6. Morrells Farm House (from 120 USD per night)

Be enthralled by the vintage charm of the Morrells Farm House. The Victorian lifestyle is captured in the walls and décor of this historical building and guests can soak up in the splendor of the hospitality and service experienced at the hotel. Guests have access to the large gardens, outdoor pools and terrace or opt to relax in their elegantly designed rooms. Enjoy a meal with views of the Victorian Pool which offer an intimate setting for an early breakfast or afternoon drinks.

Morrells Farm House

Address: Corner Weltevreden Road & Scott Street, 2118 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 120 USD per night

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7. The View Boutique Hotel (from 150 USD per night)

Among terraced gardens, you will find the renovated colonial-style building of The View Boutique Hotel. The hotel oozes style and sophistication which is prevalent throughout the hotel, from the garden to the interior décor of unique furniture or vibrant pallets of the rooms. The View embraced the “garden to table“ mentality as each of the meals are freshly produced with ingredients hand-picked by the chef from the hotel’s herb and vegetable garden.

The View Boutique Hotel

Address: 19 Molesey Avenue, Rossmore, Auckland Park, 2092 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 150 USD per night

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8. Idwala Boutique Hotel (from 146 USD per night)

Walk the cobbled walkway and be welcomed with authentic South African hospitality. Guests enjoy a hearty breakfast buffet each morning or opt for a traditional English breakfast. Guests can enjoy the comfort of their rooms or let the soft grass of the garden be their seat. Throughout the stay guests are touched with little elements of African charm.

Idwala Boutique Hotel

Address: 13 Garrick Road, Randburg, 2194 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 146 USD per night

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9. The Winston Hotel (from 174 USD per night)

Experience five-star luxury in the heart of Johannesburg. The hotel is a colonial-style building and offers guests a taste of the celebrity lifestyle from the elegantly designed rooms to the well-manicured gardens and the classical-style furniture. Guests have access to the outdoor pool, trendy restaurant and bar and library.

The Winston Hotel

Address: 6 Tottenham Road, Rosebank, 2146 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 174 USD per night

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10. Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa (from 375 USD per night)

Opulent living awaits at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa. The hotel offers world class suites with a touch of international influence and world-renown service from the moment you enter the hotel. Start your day with an English breakfast before enjoying a massage in the Balinese spa. Enjoy the unique flavors of local cuisine alongside the pool before unwinding for the day at the fireplace. Watch the African sun set from the comfort of the terrace while sipping a sundowner.

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: Alma Road, Morningside Manor, Morningside, Sandton, 2096 Johannesburg, South Africa (see map)

Price: from 375 USD per night

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Opulence awaits...

Try something new at these elegant boutique hotels and experience the essence of South African charm and hospitality from the moment you step foot inside. With unrivaled comfort and unsurpassed relaxation, be transported into a world fit for royalty.

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Annelene is a marketing graduate with a zest for life and a passion for travel. She believes these things help bring new perspective, introduce new cultures and educate us about life.

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