Four Seasons The Westcliff Hotel - Johannesburg

ex. The Westcliff

67 Jan Smuts Avenue, 21932 Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2132  show map
 5 stars
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Four Seasons The Westcliff Hotel - Johannesburg

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Cycling

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Jacuzzi

Editorial review:

This incredible hotel on a hill outside of Johannesburg has a staff that bends over backwards for guests and it also has beautiful rooms with amazing baths. The outstanding restaurant has scrumptious food.

Overview

The Westcliff, a five-star hotel, is located in a green zone in the historic suburb of Westcliff. The hotel belongs to the hotel chain: Orient-Express Hotels. It is in 22km from OR Tambo airport. Airport transfer and free bus in the city are provided.

The sizes of 117 rooms vary from 47sqm to 110sqm. Free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, mini-bar, cozy beds and other features help creating a pleasant atmosphere. Four functional meeting rooms can be used for any social or business event.

Guests are invited to visit the main hotel restaurant and bars. The banquets are possible for up to 120 people.

Business centers, shopping malls, parks, and the tourist attractions are situated not far than in 5km. The first place for visit is the Zoo (500m). There are numerous golf courses in Johannesburg; you can choose one according to your requirements.

The hotel spa packages, swimming pool, and gym are at your service.

Number of rooms   117.

Rooms

The quantity of the rooms is 117; their types are luxury rooms (47sqm), junior suites (55sqm), studio suites (70sqm), luxury one bedroom suites (80sqm), and presidential penthouse suite (110sqm).

The guestrooms have either a balcony, or terrace. Your comfort will be provided for by amenities and services including: air-conditioning system, twin/king size bed, 100 percent cotton linen, in-room digital safe, direct-dial telephone with voice mail, television with satellite channels, modem/internet plug point with high speed access, tea/coffee making facility, fully stocked mini-bar, iron, and ironing board.

The bath amenities include hair dryer, bath gowns and slippers, bathroom scale, and heated towel rack.

Dining options

La Belle Terrasse and Loggia is the hotel restaurant, where such meals are served: breakfast (paid, from 7am to 10am, continental or English), dinner (from 7pm to 10pm), and Sunday brunch (from 11.30am to 3pm).

Light dishes, snacks, and tapas are offered at the Conservatory and pool bar, an ideal place for non-official gatherings.

In order to refresh yourself, you can taste tea with desserts: morning tea is served from 9am to 12pm, and afternoon tea is served from 3pm to 5pm. The Polo Bar is famous for its traditional cocktails, mixers, light lunch menu etc.

Services

Four meeting rooms (The Erica Room, The Strelitzia Room, The Bamboo Room, and the Protea Bar) can be used by the guests for their events. The maximum accommodation (in case of the banquet) is 120 people.

The technical equipment and services are offered: video/data projectors, video recorders, TV/video monitors, video cameras, video/telephone conferencing equipment, projection screens, overhead projectors, public address systems, microphones, recorders and players, interpretation systems, computers, electronic office equipment, stage lighting, stands and accessories, and consumables.

Leisure

The Botanica Spa Suites offer various packages: body treatments, several facial and eye treatments, skin wraps, and massages (deep tissue, aromatherapy, reflexology, hot stone, and anti-cellulite). It is open from 9am to 8pm daily.

Also, you can visit swimming pool and hotel gym. The sports activities include tennis, jogging, cycling, and golf.

Additional features

The hotel services include room service, airport shuttle, laundry, dry cleaning, currency exchange, shoe shine, tour desk, and fax/photocopying. Free Wi-Fi is at your service. The car owners should know that parking is possible on site (free of charge).

There are also facilities and services for children up to seven years old.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities

  • Cycling
  • Tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free valet parking
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Patio
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Armchair
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Towels
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Goose feather pillows
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 100 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Four Seasons The Westcliff Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
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Hotel Address:

67 Jan Smuts Avenue, 21932 Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2132

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City Center
  • Johannesburg
    4.0km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Johannesburg (Park) Train Station
    3.1km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
Underground stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    4.1km
Restaurants
  • La Belle Terrasse and Loggia
    50 m
  • Tsunami Seafood Emporium
    610 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    117

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

The quantity of the rooms is 117; their types are luxury rooms (47sqm), junior suites (55sqm), studio suites (70sqm), luxury one bedroom suites (80sqm), and presidential penthouse suite (110sqm).

The guestrooms have either a balcony, or terrace. Your comfort will be provided for by amenities and services including: air-conditioning system, twin/king size bed, 100 percent cotton linen, in-room digital safe, direct-dial telephone with voice mail, television with satellite channels, modem/internet plug point with high speed access, tea/coffee making facility, fully stocked mini-bar, iron, and ironing board.

The bath amenities include hair dryer, bath gowns and slippers, bathroom scale, and heated towel rack.

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Size: 36m2
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  • Shower
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These more spacious deluxe rooms feature contemporary décor and have a balcony offering scenic views across the property. They also include a seating area, flat-screen satellite TV, minibar and a safe. The spacious bathroom offers a bath and shower. Please note, location and views vary and are subject to availability.

Room facilities
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    Premier Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double or Twin beds or 1 Super-King Size bed
    Size: 49m2
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        One-Bedroom Suite
        Bed type: Double or Twin beds or King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
        Size: 53m2
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          Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
          Size: 26m2
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            Bed type: Double or Twin beds or King Size bed or 2 Single beds
            Size: 40m2
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              Deluxe Suite
              Bed type: Double or Twin beds or King Size bed or 2 King Size beds
              Size: 36m2
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                Spacious One-Bedroom Suite
                Bed type: King Size bed
                Size: 53m2
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                This spacious and stylish suite comes with air conditioning and offers a separate lounge area which leads onto the balcony. It also includes a flat-screen satellite TV, minibar and a safe. Please note, location and views vary and are subject to availability.

                Room facilities
                  Four Seasons The Westcliff Panoramic One-Bedroom Suite
                  Panoramic One-Bedroom Suite
                  Bed type: King Size bed
                  Size: 53m2
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Four Seasons The Westcliff Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    67 Jan Smuts Avenue, 21932 Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2132

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Johannesburg
                      4.0km
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Johannesburg (Park) Train Station
                      3.1km
                    • Train Stations
                      100 m
                    Underground stations
                    • Ellis Park Railway Station
                      4.1km
                    Restaurants
                    • La Belle Terrasse and Loggia
                      50 m
                    • Tsunami Seafood Emporium
                      610 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of rooms:
                      117

                    Hotel Awards

                    South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJohannesburgFour Seasons The Westcliff

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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                    Four Seasons The Westcliff Location

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                    • Convention centers
                    • Stadiums
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                    What's nearby

                    What's nearby.

                    There are many places to go both for adults, and children. The golf lovers can visit golf courses: Parkview Golf Club (1.5km), Killarney Golf Club (2.9km), and Wanderers Golf Club (4.8km). Several shopping areas are near the hotel: Rosebank Mall (2.6km) and Dunkeld West Shopping Center (4.2km). Cultural rest is possible visiting the local theater: The Civic Theater (2.6km).

                    The children will be overjoyed at Johannesburg Zoo (500m). Also, the whole family may visit Johannesburg Youth Theatre, Johannesburg Planetarium, Newtown's Sci Bono Discovery Centre, Gold Reef City theme park, and The Lipizzaner show.

                    Popular areas

                    • City Center - 3.9km

                    Places of interest

                    • Market Theatre flea market - 2.2km
                    • Hillbrow Telkom Tower - 2.3km
                    • Clearwater mall - 2.6km
                    • Emmarentia Dam - 3.4km

                    Train stations

                    • Johannesburg (Park) Train Station - 3.0km

                    Shopping areas

                    • Rosebank Mall - 2.9km
                    • Campus Square Shopping Centre - 3.1km
                    • Dunkeld West Shopping Centre - 4.4km

                    Amusement

                    • zoolake bowling club - 2.6km

                    Stadiums

                    • Johannesburg Stadium - 3.8km
                    • Ellis Park Stadium - 4.0km

                    Parks

                    • Joubert Park - 3.0km

                    Universities, Institutes

                    • University of the Witwatersrand - 2.1km
                    • University of Johannesburg - 3.8km

                    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                    • Johannesburg Zoo - 2.6km

                    Theaters

                    • The Civic Theatre - 2.2km

                    Business areas

                    • Radiopark studios - 2.7km

                    Underground stations

                    • Ellis Park Railway Station - 4.0km

                    Local Attractions

                    • Origins Centre - 2.5km
                      Enoch Sontonga Avenue, Johannesburg
                    • Everard Read Gallery - 3.2km
                      6 Jellicoe Ave., Johannesburg
                    • Museum Africa - 3.4km
                      121 Bree St, Johannesburg
                    • African Craft Market of Rosebank - 2.9km
                      Cradock Ave, Johannesburg
                    • Johannesburg Art Gallery - 3.3km
                      Joubert Park, Johannesburg

                    Near the hotel

                    • Johannesburg Zoo - 430 m
                      Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg
                    • South African National Museum of Military History - 1.2km
                      20 Erlswold Way, Johannesburg

                    Restaurants Nearby

                    • La Belle Terrasse and Loggia - 50 m

                      Address: 67 Jan Smuts Avenue
                      Phone: +27 (0)11 481 6000

                      57% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                      Price Range: GBP 21 - GBP 35

                    • Adega - 620 m

                      Address: Cnr Park Street, Hawley Road
                      Phone: 114504646

                      86% likes this, based on 36 reviews
                      Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi, Portuguese

                    • Tsunami Seafood Emporium - 610 m

                      Address: Rosebank Mall Cradock Street
                      Phone: 0118808409

                      65% likes this, based on 40 reviews

                    Getting there.

                    If you arrive by car, you can leave it on site; parking is available. Airport shuttle service from OR Tambo airport is provided in Mercedes Benz or VW Microbus. Free bus service (from 7am to 10pm; every one and a half hours) offers transfer to and from the hotel to malls, parks, and restaurants (please clarify the route).

                    Getting around.

                    Airport transfer is provided for the additional fee. The airports are in such distances: OR Tambo (22.1km), Grand Central Airport (Johannesburg (22.6km), and Lanseria Airport (Johannesburg (28km).

                    Johannesburg (Park) train station is located in 3.4km from the hotel. You can use subway in the city; the nearest station is in 4.4km (Ellis Park railway station).

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of rooms:
                      117

                    Hotel Awards

                    South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJohannesburgFour Seasons The Westcliff

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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                    Four Seasons The Westcliff Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Four Seasons The Westcliff

                    Average guest rating

                    8.6out of 10
                    Exceptional
                    Based on 56 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Rooms
                    9.8
                    Value
                    8.7
                    Service
                    9.3
                    Location
                    9.4

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • Family with children
                      9.2

                      There is nothing to dislike about this hotel. Yes it's a little expensive but it's worth every penny if you have them.

                    • Family with children
                      8.8

                      Staff friendly, nice property

                      Terrible food, slow service

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      The room was very spacious and had a small balcony with a great view. It was very quiet and comfortable. The business center was well equipped with several computers and complimentary coffee/tea/mineral water. A great view also from the pool bar outside where we had lunch. Service was very friendly and helpful (except one blond young lady at reception who was quite indifferent).

                      The food for lunch and dinner could have been more tasteful. Breakfast is quite expensive and so are the airport transfers.

                    • Family with children
                      10.0

                      Luxurious resort style in a city hotel is a rare combination

                      The hotel's associated transport company were a material disappointment

                    • Older travelers
                      9.6

                      The staff and service were superb. I had injured myself whilst travelling and they changed our room to ensure I did not have to climb or walk too far to get to the restaurants. The room they gave us was definitely an upgrade and a delight to spend time in. Food in the restaurants was lovely and with beautiful views over the city was a lovely place to dine. All in all a wonderful 2 nights in a stunning hotel.

                    • Single
                      8.8

                      Staff service at cafe bit slow

                    • Couple
                      9.6

                      Great views and the possibility to walk around after sunset.

                      Relatively high priced, but certainly worth it.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.2

                      Wonderful staff, peaceful, in a city that is not Exciting.

                    • Couple
                      7.8

                      A very nice, well-appointed hotel with a certain old-school charm. Very comfortable room, with an excellent bed.

                      The hotel is starting to feel a little bit dated, and is a little rough around the edges - as an example we had two sinks in the suite, and on one, the cold water tap didn't work. I also found them to be a little bit cheap - when I pay more than EUR300 for a room, I don't expect to have to pay more for water in the room, yet after the first small bottle of water, they charged me ZAR30 per bottle from the minibar. That's something I have never experienced at Taj, Oberoi, Hyatt or even many of the less expensive Jo'burg hotels we stayed at on this trip! And to get the minibar re-plenished, we had to call the front desk 3 times. It left a bad taste after what was otherwise a very nice stay. Come on, Orient Express - learn how to do proper luxury!

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      Setting beautiful, facilities luxurious although there are signs of fatigue as far as Polo Bar and Restaurant are concerned.

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      staff were excellent

                      nothing close tothe hotel to visit/walk to

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      The gardens are beautiful, the rooms have the proportions and style of a by gone era. The view over Johannesburg is lovely. The attention to detail is spot on. Our room was quiet and well heated. There was ample under cover parking.

                    • Couple
                      8.8

                      The high end luxury reputation

                      The service at the restaurant wasn't up to scratch with it's ratings

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      We were very impressed firstly for the arquitecture with all the apartment distributed in different levels within the internal streets second with regards to the room and bathroom they are gorgeous and finally for the services very sofisticated including the restaurant location srrvices and marvellous food

                    • Older travelers
                      9.6

                      Everythings were perfect. The tast of the diner was verry good for us because it was not too salty, sweety, spycy and food stuffs were mild taste. The room was clean and much comfortable for us to stay. Thank you.

                      I needed to listen to your porter that he did not give us the explanation about usage for the switches on the wall. Restaurant did not open at 7 o'clock. But there was the discription on the guide booklet in the room.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Four Seasons The Westcliff Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    67 Jan Smuts Avenue, 21932 Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2132

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Johannesburg
                      4.0km
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Johannesburg (Park) Train Station
                      3.1km
                    • Train Stations
                      100 m
                    Underground stations
                    • Ellis Park Railway Station
                      4.1km
                    Restaurants
                    • La Belle Terrasse and Loggia
                      50 m
                    • Tsunami Seafood Emporium
                      610 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of rooms:
                      117

                    Hotel Awards

                    South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedJohannesburgFour Seasons The Westcliff

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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