With wealth built on gold, Johannesburg is lively, affluent and cosmopolitan, offering the visitor a tempting array of superb restaurants, elegant designer boutiques and bustling world-class shopping centres... yet it is also fresh and breezy with golf courses, botanical gardens and well-manicured parks dotted amongst its modern amenities. With easy connections to the Blue Train and Rovos Rail, the city is the gateway to the whole of southern Africa, including the world-famous Kruger National Park.
Located in the exclusive northern suburbs of Johannesburg, The Westcliff is easily accessible from the city, Johannesburg International Airport and the central railway station.
The hotel's limousine service may be arranged to transport guests from Johannesburg International Airport and to the Rovos Rail and Blue Train embarkation points. A complimentary shuttle takes visitors to the elegant shopping districts of Sandton, Hyde Park and Rosebank.
Directions from Johannesburg International Airport (JIA) to The Westcliff Hotel:
From JIA follow the R24 (N3) to Johannesburg (Jhb).
Highway splits into three. Keep to the left and follow the N3 N12 (N3) Jhb sign.
Pass Van Buuren offramp and follow M2 to Johannesburg.
Highway splits again into M1 Sandton/Pretoria, M1 Bloemfontein and M2 Roodepoort – follow M1 Sandton/Pretoria.
Pass Smit Street offramp and Empire Road offramp - keep left.
Take Jan Smuts Avenue offramp on left.
Follow Jan Smuts Avenue until you see Westcliff Drive on your left. Turn into Westcliff Drive, then first left into Woodview Drive. Proceed approximately 500m and turn right into the main entrance of The Westcliff hotel.
From Distance Time By
Johannesburg Airport 22 km 30 mins car
Johannesburg CBD 5 km 8 mins car
Sandton CBD 5 km 10 mins car
Pretoria 50 km 40 mins car
All of The Westcliff's 80 spacious bedrooms and 35 suites are individually decorated, fully air-conditioned and feature luxurious en suite bathrooms. All rooms offer total privacy and most have sunny, private balconies with spectacular views.
Each room and suite is equipped with:
Satellite TV with VCR
Alarm clock radio
International electrical sockets 220 volts & 110 volts
High Speed internet access
Butler station with minibar
24 hour room service
We are able to accommodate an extra bed for an additional person or child in the following room categories: Junior Suite, Studio Suite, Luxury Suite, Presidential Suite. The extra person will be charged as follows:
- 0 – 4 years of age (baby) – a cot can be placed in the room at no extra charge
- 5 years and over (child/adult) – an extra bed can be placed in the room at R450 per night
The Westcliff offers a hillside setting and endless views that are unmatched in this vibrant, cosmopolitan city. The 7-acre estate is perfectly situated within easy access of the international airport and the business and shopping centres of Johannesburg and Sandton, while it's landscaped gardens and Mediterranean village atmosphere ensure that guests are immersed in peace and tranquility. The hotel offers a choice of several spectacular settings - either in the main hotel or at the adjacent conference centre, Jacaranda Hill. Two of the four available rooms may also be used as private dining rooms, accommodating up to 12 people, with spectacular views across the elevated pool deck. The terrace and pool deck also provide a unique venue for informal cocktail functions. With a highly experienced banqueting team, excellent facilities and friendly, professional service, The Westcliff is capable of turning virtually any conference, incentive, banquet or special event into an unforgettable experience.
Guests can cool off in two large, heated swimming pools and two plunge pools, and within the grounds there is also a floodlit tennis court with a resident coach and an executive gym. Golfers can enjoy the facilities of a nearby club, which offers guest membership benefits.
To pamper the mind and body even further, qualified staff offer a wide range of treatments at the Camelot Spa.
Wireless internet access is available in all public areas.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
LA BELLE TERRASSE AND LA LOGIA
The La Belle Terrasse and Loggia feature international cuisine with distinctively South African flair, in an elegant and traditional fine dining environment.
Breakfast: 07h00 – 10h00 / Lunch: 12h30 – 14h30/ Dinner: 19h00 – 22h00
The Conservatory is the ideal venue for all-day light dining and refreshments, where guests can enjoy the spectacular views across the elevated pool deck to Forest Town and the Zoological Gardens beyond.
Traditional English Morning Tea 10h00 – 12h00 / Afternoon Tea 15h00 – 17h00.
THE POLO LOUNGE
With its informal atmosphere and cosy furnishing, not to mention the great selection of traditional cocktails and mixers, the Polo Bar is the ideal spot to rendezvous before dinner in La Belle Terrasse – or afterwards for a night-cap or cigar. Open daily from 09h00 – 00H00.
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