As a traveller from outside of Johannesburg staying in a hotel that allows me to walk to the office is one of the best ideas since sliced bread. I don't have to face traffic nor attempt to drive in city center myself.
The hotel is clean and beautiful decorated. Staff friendly and the Twist restaurant has the BEST chicken wrap I have ever had before. In my opinion this hotel is for business travellers that need to visit the corporate offices in that area. I have walked to the office now many times and did not feel unsafe once. As a business traveller has no need for evening entertainment.
Just one failure of attention to detail in the rooms: there are no electrical plug close to a mirror and as a female going to a corporate work environment that is frustrating. And with my last visit this past week the staff could not assist with a round two point plug for the hair dryer in the room. The hotel has ten of these adapters and they were all issued to rooms. Silly problem since ther rest of the setup is so classy. Not a good enough reason not to use the hotel again, but I will go better prepared next time :).
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This 4-star property is set in the Johannesburg inner city in close proximity to the business district, FNB Stadium and Ellis / Coca Cola Park. The spacious studios and apartments at Faircity Mapungubwe Hotel Apartments features and African design and includes on-site parking, fitness centre, flat screen TV and a large seating areas. A 24 hour reception desk is available. The hotel features 24 hour security and CCTV cameras.A free WiFi and internet connectivity and inner city shuttle service is offered to all guests.The Marshall at Mapungubwe (on site restaurant) serves a buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, while a variety of drinks are available at the bar.Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport is 24 km away. ... more less
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