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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

67 Jan Smuts Avenue | Westcliff, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa (Formerly The Westcliff)
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  • South African National Museum of Military History
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  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed yesterday
Four Seasons But FIVE STARS
Well located if you are travelling to Johannesburg, yet leaving... more
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well located if you are travelling to Johannesburg, yet leaving you with a sense of being in the heart of Africa, thanks to breathtaking views . The hotel excels when it comes to service delivery, and ensuring that your needs are met. Superb attention to detail, and nothing was too much trouble for the staff.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Four Seasons is located on a hill with fairly spectacular views of the surrounding areas. It's fair to say it's in a nice secluded area of town getting around wasn't an issue as we found Uber to be readily available if not downright popular. The hotel itself sprawls across the hillside with quite a few residential buildings interspersed with...

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were told that originally the hotel was a condominium that failed to thrive. As a hotel, it is anything but a failure. This is one of the very best places we have stayed, not only because of its gorgeous location and its glorious accommodations, grounds and amenities, but because of its staff. Without exception, we were treated with utmost...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely fantastic time spending our New Year at the Westcliff after a week on safari in Botswana and Namibia. The new year's dinner was absolutely delicious and the massages at the spa were divine! There are incredible views from all the rooms and our room was beautiful and neat.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bathtoom toilet broken, shower broken, bed matress to soft , bad service, it takes 40 minutes for a coffee, they forget your order, they don t replace shower gel. Poor service orverall. Nice spa, safe hotel, large bedrooms.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Johannesburg for two nights at the start of wonderful visit to South Africa. The hotel is very nice, the rooms were pleasant and the staff were very accommodating and friendly. The location is great, feels suburban but easy to get everywhere. Considering it is quite a new hotel, I thought the rooms looked a bit dated. The restaurant...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every moment of the our stay was impeccable. The professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff gives one a genuine feel Attention to details from room designs to a charming hill side locations looking onto the worlds largest urban forest The pool temperature for an early morning swim was just perfect

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm generally a big fan of Four Seasons but was disappointed with this visit. The hotel is large, so feels like a new Hilton, i.e. lacks the personal touch. The standard of service is variable, with some excellent staff but also a number that need to be retrained or moved on. I'd stay here again and hope they can continue...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the reception was warm and friendly at check in, ever ready to help and assist in any request. All the rooms are built on the hill which extend a great view of the city. Need a cart to get to your room or you could take a leisurely walk. Great holiday mood and wished I could stay...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They sure know how to charge you but service doesn't come close to the room rate level. One can wait for a bucket of ice for 4hours! Minibar got never refreshed even after asking for it... Wouldn't stay there again. Too high value for average service.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg welcomes you to a self-contained sanctuary in the affluent Westcliff residential area. Perched on a cliffside, this resort-style retreat offers panoramic views over the neighbouring Johannesburg Zoo and the dense tree canopy of the city's prestigious northern suburbs. The ambience is like a sun-splashed Mediterranean village laced with courtyards, fountains and gardens. Fully transformed, the hotel's 117 guest rooms and suites offer cool, contemporary decor inspired by modern Africa. Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg is a lively social hub for the city's elite, and the first choice for business and holiday travellers - providing a pampering start or finish for a South African safari. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

Address: 67 Jan Smuts Avenue | Westcliff, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa (Formerly The Westcliff)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: ₹ 17,812 - ₹ 30,301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg 5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
The Westcliff By Orient-Express Hotel Johannesburg
Westcliff Hotel Johannesburg
Westcliff Johannesburg
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#4 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#4 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#5 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#10 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
#10 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
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“Requests can be made for quiet rooms, and the hotel pays close attention.”
 of 5 bubbles Hasslefree2014, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a room away from the main reception area (i.e. further up the hill).”
 of 5 bubbles 1FussyTraveller, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Seek a room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles GrantH398, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure of the view that you are being offered and if you are not very mobile stay close to the elevator to the restaurants”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferbQ8427UJ, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Park view suites are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Arfur51, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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