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Monarch Hotel

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167 Oxford Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an outstanding boutique hotel. The hotel only has 12 rooms providing exceptional service to its guests. We certainly enjoyed spending time with the staff. The included breakfast was impeccable. The hotel was built in a remodel post office providing a quaint atmosphere. This is not a chain hotel but certainly comparable or better than the big names.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is extremely conveniently located, less than one minute walk from Gautrain Exit and surrounded by shops and restaurants. The decoration and service of the hotel are also genuinely five star standard. The Rosebank area is upmarket and very safe, more versatile in shopping choices than places like Sandton where shops are more tourists oriented.

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Dubai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I simply fell in love with this hotel. Perfect location in my favorite Johannesburg neighborhood... literally steps from the Gautrain. Everything, yes, everything about this hotel is special. And the attention to detail and passion for service are out of this world. I had a couple of small snafus on checking in (tut tut) but their recovery was spectacular.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the 2nd time that I stayed in The Monarch and it was again excellent. The personal service, good breakfast and top location generated again the feeling that it is a privillage to stay in this hotel.

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Toronto, Canada
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366 reviews 366 reviews
30 hotel reviews
427 helpful votes 427 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Monarch Hotel is a gem. Situated in an old post office building (think grand old marble-floored post office, not 1980's post office), the Monarch is steps from the Gautrain, as well as a nice shopping area and commercial businesses. The Monarch is quaint, yet rooms are large and service is excellent. The manager greets guests and handles all comments... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are fantastic and quite luxurious. Boutique hotel feel is very charming and elegant. Service is great and the staff is very attentive. We stayed here for one night en route to Kruger and it was a great hotel to settle into after a long trip from the U.S.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is an old post office and feels like a combination of a museum and an estate. There is local artwork displayed throughout. We enjoyed two very good meals in the restaurant. It's located very near the Gautrain so was convenient to get to the airport.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is beautiful, peaceful and charming. The staffs are super polite and friendly. The breakfast was superb! This place is a real gem for those wishing to stay in the Rosebank area. It's also a 1 minute walk to the Gautrain, so getting to and from the airport is very easy.

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Lusaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time in Johannesburg and the Monarch proved to be a beautiful choice. I loved the history of the hotel as a former post office turned hotel, and the remodel kept many of the historic features intact. The rooms are exquisite, especially the bathroom with its huge tub! Our stay was lovely as well, though it began... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Close to Standard Bank and good shoppong centers Close to the Gautrain. Convenience and comfort. Beautiful design hotel and luxury finishes. Restaurants is small but quality breakfast. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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