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Sunnyside Park Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Fourways, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So last Easter weekend we decided to book a family lunch and spare us the cooking and clean up at home. I booked a table for 10 adults and one child for 12pm lunch We all met up a little early and had a drink on the deck, beautiful setting under the old trees over looking the gardens. Well this...

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tuck179 Thank you, We value and appreciate your response and thank you for the feedback Our dedicated and devoted teams are always looking forward to comments and when they have exceeded expectations. On behalf of the Sunnyside Park Hotel, we say Thank you We have started with renovations of the bathrooms to give it a modern look and feel...

Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has its own charm given its historic main building and garden setting. The staff are also very friendly, efficient and helpful too. Breakfast was plentiful and filling (although lots of meat!) in the main restaurant area. There is an lounge filled with chesterfield-like leather lounges for chatting and working, a dark broody pub with big screen TVs filled...

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Aikiko Thank you, We value and appreciate your response and thank you for the feedback Our Refurb project will continue throughout 2017 with renovations of the bathrooms to give it a modern look and feel and this will be completed by end 2017, we will also be replacing carpets in the rooms and passages and on our next phase...

South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful stay at the Sunnyside. We were a large group, about 12 rooms, in JHB to watch rugby at St Johns. The food was excellent, the service and staff were wonderful. We had smaller kids with us, and the hotel accommodated them so well. Felt like spending a week at home, we were all so well looked after....

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a number of things going for it but also a few drawbacks. It appealed to me because of its history and that it is a low rise complex in a garden setting, with an entrance via a guarded boom gate. Also it has pleasant public areas with a spacious lounge, bar and dining area furnished in a...

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mikefrom Berry Thank you, We value and appreciate your response and thank you for the feedback On behalf of the Sunnyside Park Hotel, we sincerely apologise for the poor food quality and we are addressing your concerns with our Head Chef and F&B Manager. We have started with renovations of the bathrooms to give it a modern look and...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our company has run a number of conferences at the Sunnyside Park Hotel in both the old and the new venues and have never been disappointed. Our delegates enjoy the tranquil setting, the safe parking and the great variety of delicious food offered at Milner's. Keep up the good work

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ronnira Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive response regarding your experience with the Sunnyside Park Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Sunnyside Park Hotel. Yours in hospitality,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and l love old hotels, this is the best. Always feel at home here and you get good weekend deals. Have been coming here for twenty years and will continue to do so, the step into 5 past is exactly what one needs in this era of fast food and plastic.

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William john h We appreciate you taking the time to write us a response to your experience with us at the Hotel. Our employees always look forward to positive feedback from guest experiences. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel. We value your patronage. Yours in hospitality,

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I said I would be back, but not as soon as I thought. The new wing / conference centre is entirely modern and professionally run. Perhaps in need of a spring clean. A suggestion to management. It is 2017, I can handle the history, we can't change that. In talking to the dignified gentlemen who served you decades I am...

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear elroyp 754 On behalf of the Sunnyside Park Hotel Management Team, we Thank you for your valued review received to assist us on improving our service and on our Hotel . We sincerely apologies for inconvenience caused. The team take pride in service delivery. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Sunnyside Park Hotel.

Cape Town
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the hotel were incredibly helpful and kind people. Unfortunately though many things do not warrant the 4 stars this hotel is supposed to have. The 'old world charm' is less charm and more just old. The room was nicely furnished, but I had no hot water for the duration of my stay - the maintenance man explained...

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HapyFeet84 Thank you, We value and appreciate your response and thank you for the feedback received. I am addressing the concerns with the Maintenance and Housekeeping Team and do apologise for the inconvenience caused. Sincerely,

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The outside of the hotel is surrounded by lovely gardens, well - maintained and promising. The main part of the hotel is located in a lovely old historical building, but ... What a disappointing stay. The upholstery of the chairs were dirty, nothing that a wet cloth and some soap wouldn't remove. The under curtains were threadbare and curtains were...

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Sunnysidepark, Guest Relations Manager at Sunnyside Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Francois d, We value and appreciate your feedback. The excellent feedback regarding the Hotel surroundings and gardens, as well the service in the Pound & Penny Pub, We will unquestionably work with our Housekeeping and Maintenance Teams to ensure there is improvement in our bedrooms. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience We value your patronage and look...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This hotel was built in 1895 with additions made over the years. I stayed in the newer section of the hotel and my room was spacious, and well serviced with housekeeping responding positively to all my whimsical requests! :) The meeting room which was used was adequate. It can be improved by having a phone in the room to call...

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Dear eebyardie We value and appreciate your positive response and thank you for the feedback received. Our dedicated and devoted teams are always looking forward to comments and when they have exceeded expectations. The excellent feedback regarding our food and rooms and gardens We are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves. We will look at how we can implement your suggestion...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historically restored Johannesburg hotel, the Sunnyside Park Hotel, has been completely refurbished to capture the elegance and charm of a bygone era. Built in 1895 in a Victorian-style, the hotel is centrally located providing the business executive and the leisure traveller with easy access to the Johannesburg CBD, Rosebank, Sandton and the Johannesburg International Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunnyside Park Hotel

Address: Princess of Wales Terrace | Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: RM372 - RM617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sunnyside Park Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 154
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Sunnyside Park Johannesburg
Hotel Sunnyside Park
Hotel Style:
#27 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
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“Best Dining and service from a hotel”
tuck179, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that is not in an area that is being renovated.”
aikiko, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“New Wing, overlooking the hotel, not the street.”
Percyzn, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room at the main building for best wifi access and added convenience”
777edwardy, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room at the front overlooking the gardens”
FoodieScotland, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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