Luxury Hotel Clinches Esteemed Award
The City of Gold, ‘Egoli’, is a vibrant melting pot of the movers and the shakers, the dealers, and the way makers. The search and discovery of gold so many years ago has laid its foundation to Johannesburg, South Africa, and that same spirit runs through it still today. This thriving business and retail city offers an energetic hub where all the action takes place. Naturally, there is a plethora of hotels and accommodation options to house the business world, ambassadors, delegates and jet set, but not all hotels are created equal. The prestigious Luxury Lifestyle Awards have just announced the Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, is the recipient of The Best Luxury Business Hotel in Gauteng, South Africa.
The Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton is one of Johannesburg’s most upmarket luxury hotels, situated in the city’s financial hub and within walking distance of the Gautrain Station, which connects to Johannesburg and the OR Tambo International Airport. Local attractions on its doorstep include the Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City and Sandton Convention Centre. This centrality makes navigating between meetings efficient and effortless.
With over 300 rooms and suites, the hotel has ample capacity to host large groups – ideal for conventions and trade fairs. Luxurious decor in neutral tones create a relaxing and comforting atmosphere. Watch the night skies twinkle with all the city lights, adding to the ambiance of this exceptional luxury business hotel.
Standard room features include complimentary WI-FI, rain shower, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer and magnifying mirror. The superior room has the addition of an espresso machine to help your day get going, plus views over the pool. The Executive rooms and Suites go all-out with mini-bar, magazines, newspapers, slippers, bathrobe, snacks, and climate control. The range of luxury Suites are ideal for extended stays, as they offer additional and separate lounge space and kitchenette which helps you feel at home. Lovely touches are the deep sleep pillow spray and evening turndown service – sometimes, it is the little things.
Enjoy superb down-time after a full day in Johannesburg by dining at Vivace Restaurant and Bar on the 13th floor, their open-style kitchen where you can watch the chefs in action preparing fresh contemporary cuisine. They pride themselves on using fresh local produce, ensuring sustainability and quality is upheld. In addition, you do not need to be in the Cape Winelands to enjoy South Africa’s superb wines, thanks to the expertly curated wine list on offer.
Breakfast is a fabulous affair offering a sensational buffet that includes smoked snoek and an egg station – ensuring you get a brilliant and delicious start to your day. They have catered for all tastes, including the little ones with their very own kiddie’s corner.
The 8th floor of the hotel boasts a sundeck and swimming pool – an instant de-stressor to calm the nerves. Why not order a cocktail as you watch the sun set on another successful day? If staying fit is important to you, get active in the on-site gym or indoor running track.
When it comes to meetings and events, the Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton shines. With 15 meeting venues, endless configuration options mean you can plan your customized event around your specific needs. Its 7th and 12th floor location shows off fantastic city views, alongside its professional catering service, ballroom pre-function area, complimentary WIFI and parking, high quality audio-visual equipment and dedicated event planners. This truly is an ideal venue to host social occasions or corporate events, giving the support structure needed to create a show-stopping and memorable one.
While it cannot be all work work work, take time to explore the city’s rich cultural and leisurely activities, and soak up the African spirit of gold at Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton.