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The Winston Hotel

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Dining (13)
Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“boutique hotel”(31 reviews)
“rosebank mall”(29 reviews)
“colonial style”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't fault our stay at The Winston! The hotel's public areas are beautiful, and the rooms are amazing - luxuriously comfortable and beautifully decorated, but with loads of charm and character. And the service was so warm and friendly too, at every level. We...More

1  Thank Jason S
Response from WinstonHotelJHB, Manager at The Winston HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Day Jason Thank you for sharing your kind words about your stay with us. We are happy to assist you with many reasons to come and join us again in Johannesburg. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindest Regards...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We had organised pick up by Winston and the driver was waiting patiently with a comfortable limo. Check in was smooth and friendly. The property is colonial style and the rooms are large with plenty of space for opening of luggage. Extremely comfy bed, good...More

Thank Dirk W
Response from WinstonHotelJHB, Manager at The Winston HotelResponded 23 May 2018

Good Day Dirk Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We appreciate your kind words. We do hope to have you join us again soon and enjoy the variety or drinks in our cosy bar. Kindest Regards Felipe Costa Operations...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Winston Hotel is a little oasis in the heart of Melrose. I stayed in a garden room overlooking the pool. The room was furnished in a traditional African style and was very comfortable. The real coffee machine in the room was a welcomed bonus!...More

Thank Linda F
Response from WinstonHotelJHB, Manager at The Winston HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Day Linda Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We appreciate your kind words and patronage. We look forward to you staying with us when you are in the area again. Kindest Regards Felipe Costa Operations Manager

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Visited the Winston during a vacation to South Africa. Both my wife and myself were wowed by the service we received. The staff were extremely attentive and professional at all times. Everything from our special food requirements to our transport arrangements were organized by the...More

Thank ahmedsaliba1
Response from WinstonHotelJHB, Manager at The Winston HotelResponded 14 May 2018

Good Day ahmedsaliba1 Thank you for taking the time to share such wonderful words with us about your stay. I will share it with the team. Thank you for recommending our beautiful hotel. We look forward to having you stay with us on your return...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

I stayed at This beautiful boutique hotel during my travels to South Africa. The rooms are gorgeous and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I really enjoyed my stay and will definitely return on my next visit to sunny South Africa!

Thank jordanclarks23
Response from WinstonHotelJHB, Manager at The Winston HotelResponded 7 May 2018

Good Day Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I have passed on your kind words to the team and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindest Regards Felipe Costa Operations Manager.

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$164 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#7 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
#7 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#7 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$164 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#7 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
#7 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#7 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (115)
Room & Suite (52)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (13)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Questions & Answers
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sharon050271
30 March 2018|
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Response from WinstonHotelJHB | Property representative |
Good Day We are a short 20 minute drive from the airport. We do offer airport transfers. Email us at reservations@thewinstonhotel. co.za for any further assistance. Kindest Regards Felipe Costa Operations Manager
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Miki B
21 October 2017|
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Response from Jon S | Reviewed this property |
How far is Gabrielskloof? I'm unfamiliar with Gabrielskloof. As to hotel transport, yes, we had arranged airport pickup and train station dropoff. Both were on-time and economical.
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ajamea2016
21 August 2016|
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Response from tourtheworld-74 | Reviewed this property |
You can actually walk from the Gautrain Rosebank station to the hotel in 5 minutes.
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Room Tips
"main building first floor"
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"I found the Ground Floor rooms easy access to the pool and courtyard lounge areas."
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"All rooms seemed good. We stayed in two different rooms and both were very nice."
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"Choose upstairs room.Frst floor rooms face pool and outside dining area. Room 11 was quiet and faced away..."
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