Within the metro of Johannesburg, is Sandton an affluent suburb and business center in South Africa. It is well known for being the richest square mile in Africa. The name comes from the combination of two of its suburbs, Sandown and Bryanston. It is home to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, a number of large financial institutions, and the largest shopping center in South Africa. Here are top 8 best hotels to stay in Sandton.
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1. Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa
Featuring luxurious and spacious suites, Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa includes a wellness center and outdoor pool. Guests can relax and enjoy the massages at the spa. A steam room and a fitness center are also available. Sandton is a great choice for travelers interested in sightseeing, restaurants and shopping. The rooms are elegant, fantastic bed, very nice bathroom, and bath products. Spacious!
2. InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers
InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers offers 231 stylish, elegantly appointed rooms, a full range of amenities and services, and a friendly concierge who can refer visitors to authentic local attractions in what is possibly Africa’s most energetic and stylish city. An impressive landmark on the Sandton Skyline. The hotel has a luxurious health spa with 9 treatment rooms, providing service that is gracious, sincere and steeped in values of the east. Each spa is designed to provide a peaceful environment that gently stirs the senses. The style is spacious, contemporary and chic.
3. AtholPlace Hotel & Villa
Contemporary-Classic glamour and understated elegance meet at the 5-star AtholPlace Hotel & Villa ensuring an unforgettable stay. Featuring a heated swimming pool and a lush garden, AtholPlace Hotel & Villa offers a restaurant and intimate bar with built-in fireplace. This villa is ideal for families or groups of friends traveling together. AltholPlace is conveniently located just 1 km from the Sandton Gautrain Station and 2 km from Nelson Mandela Square.
4. Michelangelo Hotel
The luxurious Michelangelo is set in the heart of the Sandton business and leisure district of Johannesburg. It features an indoor pool and fitness center with sauna and steam room. This charming property has long been a favorite in Johannesburg for both business and leisure travelers.
5. Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
Situated footsteps from the Gautrain Rail Station, Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel offers well designed rooms with flat-screen TVs. It has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Modern hotel with spacious rooms, efficient check in service, nice bar, excellent dining facilities.
6. The Maslow Hotel
The Maslow Hotel Sandton is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Johannesburg. Featuring a complete list of amenities, you will find your stay at this hotel a comfortable one. Featuring a contemporary décor with carpeted floors, all accommodation at The Maslow is furnished with warm colours. Each suite offers a panoramic city view and comes with a living room and a private bathroom. You can dine at The Lacuna Bistro where an à la carte breakfast is served in addition to lunch and dinner, with a variety of sea food and South African wine. The Lacuna Bar serves comfort food and alcoholic beverages. Friendly staff, great facilities and close proximity to all that Johannesburg has to offer are few great reason why you should check out The Maslow Hotel Sandton.
7. DaVinci Hotel and Suites
Discover all that Johannesburg has to offer with Davinci Hotel as a base. The Davinci Hotel boasts a convenient location with modern amenities in every guestroom and superb service. Featuring an infinity pool with cushioned loungers, this Sandton hotel offers a full-service spa and gym. DaVinci’s gourmet restaurant includes a sushi bar and serves a variety of European specialties. This is a very popular hotel in South Africa.
8. Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa
This Sandton hotel is close to Sandton Convention Centre and Sandton City. Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa impresses with its outdoor pool, steam room, excellent restaurant and world-class suites. Opulent design and personalized service await guests at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa. Start the day with breakfast at a time that suits you best. Afterwards, you can enjoy a massage at the spa, where you can also treat yourself to a cleansing facial or traditional South East Asian treatment. This is one of the best places to stay in Sandton.