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Monarch Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel has beautiful décor with an antique theme. The location is excellent being right next door to restaurants and shopping centres. The room was so spacious and everything was provided, including fresh fruit in the room daily - a nice touch. The staff were friendly and helpful and I would definitely stay again.

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Springfield, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great hotel! Our room was amazing - old world charm mixed with ultra-modern amenities, and the staff were superb! They really made us feel welcome and comfortable throughout our stay. We would definitely stay here again if we had the chance!

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my stay at the hotel. Reception & service very welcoming & friendly. The hotel itself was vey clean & rooms spacious & well presented. Only (very small) gripe from me was the use of sheets & blankets as opposed to a donna/duvet. But overall a good, safe place stay, with easy access to the Rosebank mall & all the...

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jan and staff did a great job taking care of us. Quiet room, great bed,just what we needed after 23 hours of travel. Next to shopping and train and many restaurants. We hope to stay again when we are in Jo-burg again

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are very pleased that we were able to offer you some much-needed comfort after your travels and we do hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a first class hotel. From the curb, the genuine staff will make you feel like royalty and attend to anything you need. Every detail of traditional decor is considered, from the crown moldings to the drapery fabrics to the silver pieces for the coffee service in the room. We had dinner in the restaurant (fillet) with a beautiful...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found everything to be to your satisfaction. Having our guests feel like royalty is what we strive for and we thank you for this lovely compliment. We do hope to welcome you back...

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Monarch Hotel is a quietly located quaint boutique hotel only those who know and seek its exquisiteness will find. The hotel is filled with polite and lovely personnel and Mr Zack, like the sun in the morning is always there to provide for all your needs. The rooms are meticulously furnished not over imposing and have the most comfortable...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. You comments and compliments are most kind and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the lovely review - it is most appreciated. We hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could not have had a better experience. We stayed four nights and everything was outstanding. Reception was helpful and informative. On our first night we had breakfast served in our room since the restaurant was closed due to low occupancy. The other mornings there was a lavish cold buffet plus we could order from the menu. They serve delicious...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience of the Monarch. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for the lovely compliments, which I shall be sharing with the team! We aim for exceptional and we are proud to have achieved this on your stay. We do hope to welcome you back...

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Monarch with my wife during our visit to Johannesburg. The location is very convenient since it veri close to the Rose Bank mall. More importantly, the staff is very friendly and helpful with anything we need. They helped us with dinner and golf reservations. There was some construction going on during the day across the street,...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we were able to assist with your reservations. Please do visit us again soon! Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

Goa, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful boutique hotel in a quiet and safe neighbourhood. We had read some wonderful reviews and I am here to say it is all true. Ours was a large suite with an attached living room and spare bathroom. The room was nicely appointed and had all the amenities you require. After a very long time it was truly a wonderful...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. It is exactly this sort of feedback that makes all our efforts worthwhile and we are honoured to have provided you with a good start to your SA holiday. Thank you for the lovely comments and compliments, which will be shared with our team. We...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and beautiful hotel. All hotel staff were friendly and very accommodating. Hotel finishes are superb, and our room was lovely. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we will definitely be back!

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for the lovely comments on the hotel and staff. A returning guest is the best compliment we could hope for and we look forward to welcoming you back - hopefully soon! Sincerely Jan...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A sophisticated boutique experience for even the most discerning visitor, Johannesburg's Hotel Monarch combines first-world amenities with old world grandeur, creating a welcoming space for business travellers and tourists alike. From the chandeliered lounges to the manicured garden, the hotel features an eclectic mix of antique furniture and luxurious fabrics, off-set by an extensive collection of modern art pieces by new and emerging South African artists. Originally the 1930 Saxonwold Post Office on Oxford Road, the building is admired for its stunning architecture as well as its rich cultural history. Every exquisite suite is air-conditioned and includes its own private lounge and luxury bathroom. Free Wi-Fi, satellite television and DVD players are standard inclusions, with some suites featuring their own kitchenette. A sumptuous breakfast is served in the highly regarded hotel restaurant, where guests are also spoilt for choice with extensive lunch and dinner menus featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients. Additionally, room service and packed lunches are available. A team of highly capable and knowledgeable staff is available 24 hours to assist with travel, tourism and an undertaking to ensure that every stay surpasses their guests' valued expectations. For the shopping enthusiast, Hotel Monarch is half a mile from Rosebank Mall. Killarney Golf Club is a 4-minute drive away and central Johannesburg is 6 miles from the property. Free, secure parking is available on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monarch Hotel

Address: 167 Oxford Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: £141 - £190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Monarch Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
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“If stairs are a problem, request ground floor as there is no lift.”
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“The hotel has just 12 rooms (suites) so I don't think it matters which one you are given”
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“All good so any ok”
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“Second Floor rooms are better”
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