Hotels – Places to stay
Leriba Hotel and Spa is located on 12ha of indigenous forest on the banks of the Hennops River near Centurion in South Africa’s Gauteng province. Its easy driving distance to the country’s capital city of Pretoria and OR Tambo International Airport have made it a popular leisure and business destination, and its hotel, spa, conference and function facilities are among the best in the region.
Mercure Hotel Bedfordview is one of 725 hotels worldwide and the first of four Mercure establishments in South Africa to become Fair Trade Tourism certified. Located in the Johannesburg suburb of Bedfordview, the hotel is a short distance from OR Tambo International Airport and is directly opposite Eastgate Shopping Centre, making it ideal for business and leisure travellers alike.
You don’t have to go completely off the grid to enjoy respite from the rat race. The Mercure Hotel Nelspruit, situated in the centre of the capital of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, is only 25km from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport. This means you’re in a city centre but the majesty of the world-renowned Kruger National Park is a mere stone’s-throw away.
Mercure Hotel Randburg is one of 725 hotels worldwide and one of four Mercure establishments in South Africa to become Fair Trade Tourism certified. Located in the Johannesburg suburb of Randburg, the hotel is positioned at the entrance to the Brightwater Commons Entertainment and Lifestyle Centre, making it a perfect destination for business and leisure travellers alike.
Mercure Hotel Midrand is one of 725 hotels worldwide and one of four Mercure establishments in South Africa to become Fair Trade Tourism certified. Located in Midrand’s bustling business district, halfway between Johannesburg and the capital city of Pretoria, the hotel is within easy driving distance of OR Tambo International Airport and close to the Gautrain route. It is also within walking distance of Gallagher Estate.
Located in Montagu, in the heart of the picturesque Robertson Wine Route on the famed Route 62, it is the only original Art Deco hotel in South Africa and is a perfect halfway stop between Cape Town and the Garden Route.
Originally built in 1875 but destroyed by fire, the hotel was rebuilt in 1922 at the height of the Art Deco movement. It offers guests the chance to turn back time and enjoy wine tasting tours in chauffeur-driven vintage, classic American cars - the hotel has a 1956 Cadillac Sedan de Ville and a 1956 De Soto Fireflight Sportsman.
Located in the heart of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape’s beautiful winelands, Oude Werf is the oldest hotel in the country, erected on the site of its first church which was built in 1687 and destroyed by fire in 1710. Its name means “old churchyard” and in its current incarnation has welcomed guests through its doors since 1802. With a host of activities and attractions on its doorstep, Oude Werf is the perfect “gateway” to the Cape.
One of the oldest wine farms in South Africa with a recorded history dating back to 1692, Spier is an award-winning vineyard, working organic farm, luxury hotel and sustainable tourism legend. Located close to Stellenbosch, the Spier estate is an oasis of tranquility in the heart of the country’s winelands region where award-winning wine can be paired with fabulous food, grown either on the farm or by nearby farmers.
Thaba Eco Hotel is a mere 10km from the centre of Johannesburg, although you would never know it. Located in the heart of the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, surrounded by an abundance of indigenous trees, birds and wildlife, this hotel is all about providing an authentic South African experience to guests, whether it be for a wedding, conference, team-building event, year-end function or merely a special occasion. The hotel has an equally authentic commitment to ecology and conservation.
The Peech combines an awareness of the environment and the local community, with chic surroundings, fresh food and smart design. This boutique hotel is set in the suburb of Melrose, just a short stroll from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg’s vibrant city centre, making it an ideal base from which to start, or end, your South African journey or to just relax and unwind in after hectic day of business meetings.