Hotels in Johannesburg

Aug 13th, 2007, 06:53 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 26
Hotels in Johannesburg

My husband and I are heading to South Africa on a belated 20th Anniversary trip. We are staying at a private reserve (Zulu Nyala) for six days/six nights. We are arriving on September 24 (early morning) in Joburg and will stay overnight there before going on to the reserve (late morning). We are looking for a nice, reasonable hotel with easy access or shuttle service to the airport.
Also, we would appreciate any suggestions for spending the day in Joburg and dinner suggestions.
Thanks
Martha
MarthaR is offline  
Aug 13th, 2007, 07:28 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 875
I stayed at the Intercontinental a couple of years ago. It is right at the airport. It was quite nice and very convenient. I think it has since changed names. I have also stayed at the Grace Hotel. It is exceptional, but not cheap. And, it is not close to the airport. Lastly, In June of this year I stayed at the Southern Sun. It is very close, and you can get a free shuttle from the airport. It is reasonably priced, and while my room was a little tired looking, it was clean and comfortable. The lobby is very nice, there is a restaurant in the hotel, and they even had complimentary wine and cheese in the lobby in the early evening. I have heard that there are two sections to the hotel, and one area may have been renovated. Someone I met on my flight from Johannesburg to Windhoek said his room was actually quite nice.
Dana_M is offline  
Aug 13th, 2007, 09:30 PM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 642
Hi Martha,

the Airport Grand Hotel has a free shuttle and is within about 10 minutes of the airport, http://cybercapetown.com/GrandHotel/

Cheers,


Pol.
Treepol is offline  
Aug 14th, 2007, 08:26 AM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 4,408
I've stayed at the Airport Intercontinental which had excellent service and was literally across the street from the airport terminal.
321go is offline  
Aug 18th, 2007, 09:09 AM
  #5  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 26
Treepol,
I took your advice and booked a room at the Airport Grand. It looks lovely and the rates were just what we were looking for.
Thanks again,
Martha
MarthaR is offline  
Aug 18th, 2007, 03:46 PM
  #6  
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 343
I have stayed at the Airport Grand before and I am staying there again in a week. Its nice, clean, convenient and less than 1/2 the price of the Intercontinental.
mytmoss is offline  
Aug 19th, 2007, 11:49 PM
  #7  
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 166
I stayed at the Westcliff Hotel - gorgeous - but I dont' recall how far from the airport it was. I have more info and pictures at http://www.bombasticlife.com
bombasticlife is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -

FODOR'S VIDEO

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:27 AM.