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Indaba Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vallombrosa Lane Tuff Topp Estates, 1, Orange Free State 9300,, Sandton 2021, South Africa   |  
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Ranked #14 of 44 hotels in Sandton
surrey uk
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“Lovely room.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012 via mobile

This hotel was the first stop on our recent tour of South Africa. The rooms are very spread out and I suggest you get a member of staff to show you the way. Our room was large and had a good bathroom. There is a supply of muffins and a hot drink machine near reception but not many people seemed to find it! Wish we could have stayed another night.

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The hotel is huge complex of many buildings, blocks that are quite a distance from the reception.
Think of going up and down with your bags and get the porter before you start looking for your room.
Rooms are tastefully decorated, clean and large.
WIFi is working without any problems.
Breakfasts and dinners are delicious, but after 3 days you will know all their menu. Go out for dinner especially.

Room Tip: moderately priced
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I stayed only one night at the Indaba at the start of a tour of South Africa but have to say it was a superb hotel. The room was spacious and the best part of a lovely armchair and foot rest, just what you needed after an overnight flight. Very comfortable bed and the Chief's Boma (Restaurant) was a real find. So much food to choose from including lots of local game which you chose and they cooked for you. Happy to recommend and it's hard to believe it's just outside of the city.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised by the Indaba Hotel.. The staff were friendly and helpful. The Hotel is old but nice. The rooms are lovely and big, big comfortable beds. The Chiefs Boma is a must for a sundowners, you would never say you were in the heart of Fourways it feels like Victoria Falls.

Room Tip: There are many rooms at this Hotel so ask for a garden facing one close to all facilites otherwise y...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

I checked in at 7am this morning and not been able to flush toilet , take a shower or bath or drink from the tap yet. It's now 10pm. The explanation is a broken water main in the street. But who knows.

Stayed October 2012
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Excellent first stop if touring South Africa especially following a tiring flight.Good size rooms and ensuite.Lovely setting,good food at both the Chefs Boma restaurant and the hotel restaurant.A few staff may need a little more training but this did not detract from our time here.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This was our first night in South Africa after a tiring flight from UK. Indaba is well located & offer very comfortable accommodation & facilities. We ate out with friends but gather that the restaurant provided plenty of choice & excellent value for money (though some reported a rather dark setting) Breakfast was plentiful, hot or cold - lots of variety & good fare. Indaba means meeting - well it met our needs & then some

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Vallombrosa Lane Tuff Topp Estates, 1, Orange Free State 9300,, Sandton 2021, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Sandton
#3 Spa Hotel in Sandton
#12 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
#13 Business Hotel in Sandton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Indaba Hotel 4*
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Indaba Hotel Johannesburg
Indaba Hotel Sandton, Greater Johannesburg

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