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Overview of The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf

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Indoor pool, outdoor pool
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio
Hypo-allergenic bedding, free minibar, in-room safe, desk

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHillbrow Telkom Tower5 min drive
    Popular LocationSouth African Museum of Military History5 min drive
    Popular LocationJohannesburg Zoo9 min drive
    AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)15 min drive

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  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 581 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Luxury Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 517 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsLuxury Room
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 936 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 516 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsLuxury Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View
  • Superior Penthouse

    Room amenities

    • 6781 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsSuperior Penthouse
  • Royal Penthouse

    Room amenities

    • 6781 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsRoyal Penthouse
  • Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed, Golf View

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • Golf view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPresidential Suite, 1 King Bed, Golf View
  • Signature Penthouse

    Room amenities

    • 8934 sq ft
    • Golf view
    • Sleeps 10
    • 4 King Beds
    More detailsSignature Penthouse

About this area

Johannesburg

Located in Johannesburg, The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf is in the city centre and near a train station. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Apartheid Museum, while those who have shopping on the agenda may want to visit Gold Reef City and Nelson Mandela Square. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Johannesburg Stadium or Ellis Park Stadium.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hillbrow Telkom Tower - 5 min drive
  • South African Museum of Military History - 5 min drive
  • Johannesburg Zoo - 9 min drive
  • Melrose Arch Shopping Centre - 14 min drive
  • Ellis Park Stadium - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Ellis Park Station - 11 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 16 min drive
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Baha Taco - 12 min walk
  • The Radium Beer Hall - 15 min walk
  • The Schwarma Co - 17 min walk
  • Thava - 3 min drive
  • Tortellino D'oro - 4 min drive

About this property

The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf

Luxury Johannesburg hotel in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area with 2 restaurants
2 restaurants, a full-service spa and a golf course are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and 2 bars/lounges are on-site. All 68 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and free minibar items. Free wired Internet and 24-hour room service are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf offers 68 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free minibar items and laptop-compatible safes. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a hydromassage showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

This Johannesburg hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

Children aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Amani Spa has 9 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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

Contactless check-in and check-out
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
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:30 AM: ZAR 300 per person
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Aerobics classes
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pilates classes
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Golf pro shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 5 meeting rooms

Spa

  • 9 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • 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
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 950.00 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for ZAR 750 per day

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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 300 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 1050 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 7)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 0.00
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 750 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 950.00 per day

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

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
Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility or spa tub without adult supervision
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is also known as

Houghton Hotel
The Houghton Hotel Spa Wellness Golf
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf Hotel
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf Johannesburg
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf Hotel Johannesburg

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf?
As of 23 Nov 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf on 29 Nov 2020 start from £114, 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.
Does The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
Is The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Does The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ZAR 1050 per vehicle applies.
Where is The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf located?
Located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Victory Theater and Houghton Golf Club. Satyagraha House and South African Museum of Military History are also within 3 miles (5 km).
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
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Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Beautiful
It was a great stay and we went for a walk on the beautiful golf course. Sundowners at the clubhouse is a must
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
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Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
I paid for pool view and got checked into a bush facing room sadly it too almost an hour to rectify upon changing rooms I failed to see the pool Ladies at the check In reception tried their best . But after a long trip one doesn’t need these hassles
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Pleasant stay at the Houghton
I had the best time at the hotel, very welcoming staff members and a pleasant stay. Keep up the good work!!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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