We were booked at the Radisson Blu fom the 28th June to 30th June 2013...and to our utter surprise the president of the United States...Mr. BARACK OBAMA and his family were booked in the same hotel.
The hotel has a nice staff. The rooms are spacious and are quite up to the mark. I wish the hotel had granted us rooms as we had requested , but sadly due to security reasons we got a room on the lower floor and not the view we had asked for.
The best part is that the food and drinks at their restaurant are at a very good price and are totally worth a shot.
The breakfast though needs to improve a lot. Despite the fact that such a huge entourge was there along with the president , there was only one person at the eggs station , who got very confused even if there were just two people waiting for their orders , and ALWAYS forgot what one had ordered. Very dissapointing.
The hotel has a free shuttle to the Nelson Mandela square and the Gautrain station , which is a very good thing.
The reason for my high rating is that despite the fact that a VIP like Mr. Obama and his entourage were staying in the hotel , the staff never compromised on the service for us. The shuttle was always on time , despite the fact that it had to go through a long security check each time it went to the hotel
Would love to return here for sure.
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