If you are thinking where to go in South Africa, and have a few days to spare, we have a suggestion for you. Johannesburg is the city that is full of sights and sounds. From world famous casinos to abundant wildlife reserves, Gauteng has it all.
Car Hire in Johannesburg
Now that you know your destination in South Africa, you’ll need a reliable car rental agency to help you get to around this magical province. The best place to get a rental car in South Africa is Hertz.
With the word leaders in car hire you can even get an online car hire before you get to the location and simply pick up the car. The process is quick and hassle free. The only thing you need is an international driver’s license. So book a rental car online and enjoy the natural beauty with peace of mind.
Safari Lodge Accommodation
A safari is typically a rustic experience. The Game Reserve at Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province in South Africa has transformed the safari experience. Now you can go on safari and still have all the luxury you need.
On the North Western side of Pilanesberg National Park lays a special Black Rhino Reserve. Within the Black Rhino Reserve, set at the foot of an ancient crater and surrounded by Tambuti trees is ‘Tambuti Lodge’, a private game lodge. It offers you an intimate and a four star safari experience. Watch the wildlife from elephants in their waterhole to birds in the trees from the comfort of your safari lodge accommodation.
Pilanesberg National Park is home to over 7000 animals – brown hyena, springbok, camel thorn tree, water-bucks, wildebeests, zebras, impalas and over 300 species of birds – cormorants, fish eagles, kingfishers, red eyed bulbul among others. You may see other animals as well like elephants, buffaloes, black rhinos and white rhino due to the vegetation around the Black Rhino Reserve. You might even spot big cats like lions and leopards.
Other than Weekend Getaways at the ‘Tambuti Lodge’ in Black Rhino Reserve, you can enjoy day safaris, elephant safaris and hot air balloon safaris through the Pilanesberg National Park.
The mundane routines of our lives only make us peek into the calendar, longing for those sneaky, tempting weekends. No phone calls, no bleeping pagers, but an escape into a blissful utopia. The picturesque landscape of Gauteng, which is the very essence of South Africa, is your call for the perfect getaway that you have been waiting for. So if you are out on a short holiday are in search of Johannesburg weekend hotel accommodation, rest assured that your options will be many.
Our best options for relaxing stays in the Johannesburg area are in luxurious boutique hotels where personalised service ensures that your every whim is catered for.
Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Johannesburg
The Clico Boutique Hotel is centrally situated in the upmarket, green and lush suburb of Rosebank, Johannesburg. All ground floor bedrooms have direct access to the gardens by means of a sliding door and both the fine dining restaurant as well as the function centre open up onto the garden as large windows and doors allow the internal areas to be flooded with natural daylight.
Clico is known for their fine French Cuisine with a twist of Fusion and menus change regularly to boast seasonal ingredients and to keep guests coming back. Dinners are an indulgent affair for in-house guests and outside diners are welcome by prior arrangement.
For the innovation and sheer intrepid genre of Ten Bompas, it certainly deserves full marks! Facilities at Ten Bompas include ten suites, guest lounges, an award winning restaurant, bar as well as meeting rooms.
Each suite has a separate lounge and bedroom, a fireplace, guest toilet, steam bath and plenty of natural light, with access to the outdoors via a ground floor patio or a balcony.
The Hamilton Boutique Hotel has been designed for the discerning traveller who appreciates understated luxury, well-crafted design and personal service.
There are a total of six rooms; four Luxury Suites offering a quaint modern room with a king-size bed and a luxurious bathroom with a bath and shower. There are two Superior Suites with a spacious modern design with a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom.
When it comes to weekend hotel accommodation in Johannesburg, look no further than our favourite boutique hotels. Enjoy all the beauty that Johannesburg has to offer, and have a pleasant journey!