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In-room safe, linens
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Guest reviews

27 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment


Explore the area

Popular LocationNewtown Junction Mall15 min walk
Popular LocationTurbine Hall15 min walk
Popular LocationMuseum Africa16 min walk
AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)26 min drive

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  • En-suite Room Twin Bed

    Room amenities

    • 151 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsEn-suite Room Twin Bed
  • En-suite Room - Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 151 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsEn-suite Room - Double Bed
  • En-Suite Room Standard King

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsEn-Suite Room Standard King
  • Ensuite - Room - Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsEnsuite - Room - Queen Bed
  • En-Suite Room - Special King

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsEn-Suite Room - Special King

About this area


Bannister Hotel is located in Johannesburg's Downtown Johannesburg neighbourhood. Wits Art Museum and CO-OP Studio are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Neighbourgoods Market and Newtown Junction Mall. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Johannesburg Stadium or Turffontein Race Course.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Newtown Junction Mall - 15 min walk
  • Turbine Hall - 15 min walk
  • Museum Africa - 16 min walk
  • Hillbrow Telkom Tower - 3 min drive
  • Johannesburg City Hall - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Ellis Park Station - 12 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 13 min walk
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 26 min drive


  • Nando's Braamfontein - 3 min walk
  • Craft Coffee - 20 min walk
  • Olives and Plates - 20 min walk
  • Salvation Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Dosa Hut - 3 min drive

About this property

Bannister Hotel

Johannesburg hotel in Downtown Johannesburg, walk to University of Witwatersrand
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a nightclub and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 43 rooms offer room service, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and safes.
Bannister Hotel offers 43 forms of accommodation with a safe and free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free nearby parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Renovated entire property – September 2015
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels


  • Safe



Check-in between 1 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: KZT 400 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can contact the property using the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself.
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Bannister Hotel Johannesburg
Bannister Johannesburg
Bannister Hotel Hotel
Bannister Hotel Johannesburg
Bannister Hotel Hotel Johannesburg

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Bannister Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Bannister Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Bannister Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Bannister Hotel?
As of 25 Oct 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Bannister Hotel on 28 Oct 2020 start from £33, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Bannister Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Bannister Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at Bannister Hotel?
Check-in is from 1 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at Bannister Hotel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Does Bannister Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of KZT 400 per vehicle applies.
Where is Bannister Hotel located?
Located in Downtown Johannesburg, this hotel is steps away from Neighbourgoods Market, CO-OP Studio and Wits Art Museum. University of Witwatersrand and Joburg Theatre are also within 10 minutes. Johannesburg Park Station is 13 minutes by foot.
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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
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Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
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A Little Disappointed
There is lots of room for improvement. There were cockroaches in the room. Kettle was missing. during checkin we were told that breakfast was not included and yet the booking online included breakfast.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A good nigjt at Bannister
The receptuin staff was very friendly and the dormitory clean.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

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