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Soweto Hotel & Conference Centre

Cnr Union Ave & Main Rd | Walter Sisulu Square, Kliptown, Soweto 1811, South Africa (Formerly Holiday Inn Freedom Square)
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

It's difficult for me to judge this hotel in terms of value, because I went on business and didn't pay. However, the staff were extremely friendly, the food was good, the drinks excellent and the room was very comfortable. On the other hand the pool is a bit pathetic - no more than a plunge pool on the roof really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I am a priority member of the IHC group hotels and stayed in many Holiday Inns in Asia and USA. This hotel falls a bit short from the rest. Location is excellent and safe, the compound is well guarded and the basement car park is also well lit. Parking is free just get the ticket stamped before your exit. As... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2009

Very dissapointed with the hotel as i am in the travel industry and look at many aspects of hotels daily. Basic upkeep is missing and needs to be addressed. Couches in seating areas are fraying and dusty curtains . It is like the cleanign staff just did not care if the job was done to 100% completion . Very sad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

The staff at this hotel could not have been more friendly and helpful. The room was lovely and as the hotel is fairly new the facilties are great. I would recommend this for anyone who wants to experience township life in South Africa as it is a short walk away to freedom square and if you have an interest in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2008

During a recent visit to South Africa, my mother and I used reward nights to stay at the Holiday Inn Freedom Square. When originally arriving at the location, we thought the gps system had us in the wrong location because we were at a corner and did not see a hotel. The hotel sits above the farmer's market in a... More 

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