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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   16 West Street Lower Houghton, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
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Ranked #9 of 232 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was just so awesome, my boy (who is 3) had an amazing time hunting for the tortoises, my wife was in awe of the decor, and I just loved how much there was to see. The staff was so helpful and attentive. Cannot wait to come back, lets hope it is sooner rather than later.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

What an amazing place to stay in Johannesburg. Change the mood every hour if you like. The 50's style retro bar with black jack table and pinball machine is my favourite part. Every room has a theme and just adds such flare to your stay here. Recommend it highly for anyone who wants to stay centrally and have some fun... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Beautiful place with lovely individually themed rooms, and the most friendly and helpful staff you could hope for! We only had the pleasure of staying two nights there but were made to feel right at home from the start - would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Johannesburg!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We had an awesome party at villa simmone. The organization was great and everything went perfectly! We stayed the night and the rooms are so interesting and artistic, huge and very comfortable! The staff are extremely helpful and friendly! Would definitely recommend villa simmone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place to stay..the staff were very friendly and the accommodation was great. perfectly situated close to all the main attractions..had a great stay. Though jhb in winter is not a good idea..:D..ha ha...we really enjoyed our time at Villa Simone..and will definitely be back!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at Villa Simonne for over a week and my experience was first class. I stayed in the Moulin Rouge suite and the room was very comfortable and luxurious. The staff under the capable Dimitri were excellent and made my stay very relaxing. My only criticism would be that the evening menu needs more variety... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of spending the night in the Moulin Rouge suite at Villa Simonne. The room was great, the staff were helpful and the hotel ambience is like nothing else in Johannesburg. Loved it and look forward to spending time in all the suites.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The first time I experience Villa Simmone was for a friends film screening in the cabaret bar. I was hooked. I recently celebrated my 40th birthday with close friends and family many of whom decided to take up accomodation. All rooms are themed. People couldn't stop speaking about the venue and rooms for weeks. The service is excellent and professional... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I recently held my 40th birthday party at Villa Simonne and it was fabulous!! The staff, venue and food was great. All my guests commented on how amazing the afternoon / evening was! I can highly recommend this venue to anyone looking to have a function! To top it off the accommodation is quirky and luxurious too - so perfect... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Just got the photos back from our amazing 21st birthday party held at Villa Simonne. So many happy faces which reflects such a happy event. Thank you to Demetri and his team who pulled it altogether and stayed calm under pressure. Great not to have to drive home and enjoyed an excellent breakfast after a good nights sleep

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Address: 16 West Street Lower Houghton, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Simonne 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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Nestled in lush gardens in Houghton, just 10 minutes drive from Johannesburg CBD, this highly individual boutique hotel boasts a 1920’s themed piano lounge, a tropical pool and sauna, a tennis court, snooker room, an ampitheatre, outdoor cinema, as well as a Western themed snooker room, affording guests endless options for recreation without having to leave the comfort of the Villa. Villa Simonne's individually themed suites find their inspiration in the history and character of the most enchanting cities in the world. From Paris chic to the majesty of Marrakesh, each suite combines dramatic décor with uncompromising luxury. The rate includes complimentary full English breakfast, free Wi-Fi in all suites and common areas, concierge service, free secure parking, and unlimited access to all entertainment areas for private dinners or meetings. On the Gautrain bus route, and in walking distance to Killarney Shopping centre, the Villa has easy access to the shopping and business centres around the city, as well as OR Tambo International, the homes of Nelson Mandela and William Kentridge, Johannesburg Zoo, Apartheid museum, and various other tourist attractions. Villa Simonne also offers a variety of outstanding conference venues and function areas for all occasions, catering for weddings, high teas, corporate parties/year-end events, team building events, and exclusive private parties. Tours can be arranged by the concierge service, as well as wellness treatments, chauffer service, laundry service and meals throughout the day. ... more   less 
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