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Johannesburg Hotels

Sandton Sun

  • 5th St. and Alice Lane Map It

Pros

  • Linked to Sandton City, Johannesburg's premier mall, by a first-floor sky bridge
  • Business suites have home-automation technology and video conferencing
  • Excellent restaurants are within easy walking distance

Cons

  • Shopping's the name of the game here—if conspicuous consumption bothers you, stay elsewhere
  • The service can be hit and miss

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

One of the first luxury hotels to open in Sandton, the Sun was updated in 2008 and the public areas have moved away from '80s glam to reflect a designer African feel. Elegant and luxurious, the new look draws inspiration from bold earth tones and sculptural baobab trees. Guest rooms are small but superbly laid out, with understated lighting and pared-down furniture, and have maintained all the functionality expected from a five-star property. The new spa on the mezzanine

level includes eight treatment rooms and offers everything from massages and facials to waxing and manicures.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Sandton City, 5th St. and Alice Lane, Johannesburg, 2146, South Africa

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Phone:

011-780–5000

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 334 rooms

Updated 12/31/1969

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