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A great accommodation choice for Johannesburg

A great accommodation choice for Johannesburg

Back in the urban environment today with an idea for how and where to stay in Johannesburg.

Long considered the 'poor relation' to Cape Town in terms of visitor-friendly cities, Joburg has shaken off its dingy past and is fast becoming one of the most attractive places to live, work and visit in Southern Africa. Granted, it doesn't have Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean but the city simply bursts with creativity and buzz.

Today, we're highlighting a superb five-star offering in the boutique hotel sector, halfway between the city centre and the Sandton in the fashionable district of Rosebank.

The Winston Hotel is set in a Herbert Baker building, who was South Africa's pre-eminent architect in the Arts and Crafts period and right up into the 1930s. As such, the building itself is a wonder to behold, retaining most of its period features.

The Winston offers over 30 rooms in three classes, all as individually designed as each other with rates starting at a super affordable R2 550 per room per night (US$212).

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We offer ready-made and also customised holidays and journeys across this unique region of the world.

When our clients travel with us, they are assured that their travel spend is directly supporting local African companies that offer sustainable products and services, both in terms of people and planet.


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