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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just be honest .If you visit Johanesburg town or Nasrec Exhabition Area ,location is perfect .Breakfast and foods are nice ..Evelator it was teribble ..Minimum you are waiting 5 min ..I dont understand what is wrong .but somebody has to care about it ..When i came back from exhabiton ,,I was spending to much time front of evelator ..Please... More 

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Thank zafer c
Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear zafer c, Thank you so much for taking the time to positively review The Reef Hotel. Our hotel is conveniently located close to the Nasrec exhibition center and is definitely the hotel of choice for various international exhibitors. We are glad that you enjoyed the room and the breakfast, my colleagues will be thrilled to hear. we are busy... More 

Johannesburg
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is a good value. If you are just passing through to see some sights, I recommend staying here. You can catch the citysightseeing hop on/hop off bus at stop number 6 (Mining District) and then go on from there.

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Thank I7326OMjoshua
Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear I73260Mjoshua, We are overjoyed to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Reef Hotel. It is indeed great value for money and the location is great for exploring the city. The hop on-hop off bus is a great attraction and we even provide a complimentary shuttle to Park station to drop and pick up our guests' from the... More 

Los Angeles, California
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155 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After two long flights it was nice to be met at the airport and driven to the hotel. The room was very nice and the breakfasts were good. We used the tour operator to visit Soweto and learned a lot. There was some question about walking to the local ATM to get cash and the hotel had a driver take... More 

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Thank Dave C
Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave C, Thank you very much for your great review of your recent experience at The Reef Hotel. It delights us to know that you appreciated our stunning hotel, facilities, delicious food and great service delivered by our TEAM. Our in-house tour operator does add a lot of value to our guests' as they can book and plan their... More 

Johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent place to stay in Joburg. The staff is extremely helpful, late check out was possible without extra charges. The room facilities are comfortable and the mattress just a blessing. Extraordinary breakfast variety and fairly good a la carte choices for dinner.

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Thank Undis_49
Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Undis_49, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Reef Hotel. We have a mission to provide superior customer service and we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. Your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to deliver exceptional customer... More 

Johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and hospitality received at the hotel was truly amazing! Outstanding level of professionalism and the warmest courtesy from hotel staff! The room was satisfactorily spacious, clean and in a great condition. I was verily impressed! Thank you!

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Thank tebogon765
Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tebogon765, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay here on Trip Advisor. It is an absolute delight to read your review, we are truly glad that the STAFF are friendly and very accommodating. I will definitely be sharing this review with the TEAM, it is very important to know when we are doing something... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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127 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a pleasant stay at this hotel. The rooms are comfortable, some previous reviews mentioned that the bathroom is completely open towards the rest of the room but apparently this is not the case in all rooms. We stayed here twice, while on the 12th floor we had a room with an open bathroom, on the 8th floor we... More 

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Yashodhan A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Isabella, Thank you so much for your detailed review of our Reef Hotel. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the rooms comfortable and pleasant. Indeed we are changing the open plan bathrooms to the bathrooms being separate by putting in a door. We are moving floor by floor and am happy to report... More 

Gdansk, Poland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled to the Reef after a busy conference in Durban. I work as a urban researcher, that's why I was tempted to explore Joburg and its contested Inner City ( and I did it ... mostly on foot zig-zagging through its streets ;)). The Reef is a genuine 4* hotel in a middle of the southern part of CBD,... More 

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Yashodhan A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 321lukaszp, Thank you for the review on your recent stay at The Reef Hotel. Thank you for the amazing vote of confidence. The TEAM will be delighted to read your review. We are awesomely situated in the vibrant city center, which is undergoing a great rejuvenation with delightful restaurants and vibey Maboneng precinct within our 5 Km free shuttle... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has one of the best rooms I have been in and I travel a lot. The rooms are really good looking and it is a generally good stay. Room service is surprisingly sleek and they work efficiently.

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1 Thank retang
Yashodhan A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear retang, Thank you so much for a wonderful review regarding your recent stay at our Reef Hotel. We take pride in our property and are happy that you enjoyed the rooms and the ambiance of The Reef Hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Warmest regards, More 

Kuching, Malaysia
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in the centre of the city close to Gandhi square and the train station. They provide free shuttle services to areas within 5kms which is a very good way to get to your destinations. Rooms are clean and tidy. Staff were very accommodating. The roof top bar is also a nice place to kick back and relax... More 

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1 Thank Lawteckree
Yashodhan A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lawteckree, Thank you for the wonderful review! It is really heart warming. One of our key principals at The Reef Hotel to meet and exceed GUESTS expectations and I am thrilled to learn that we have done just that with you. Thank you for pointing out Elevate, our roof top bar which never disappoints! I do hope to welcome... More 

Johannesburg
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bad Hotel, Bad clean, Not Freeze in room when the temperature outside was 30 degrees, Not good professional people in reception They dont want refund one night that I couldnt stay there Pay in advance cash full days

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Thank albertoh6
Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear albertoh6, We would like to thank you for the candid feedback regarding your recent stay at The Reef Hotel. It was most disappointing to have taken note that you were not welcomed in the manner in which our Hotel has become known for. Please accept our sincerest apologies for this. We will most definitely reiterate to our Front Line... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4-star Reef Hotel is a 5-minute drive from Johannesburg's City Hall. It has an on-site restaurant and modern guest rooms with satellite TV and individual decor. Rooms at Reef Hotel feature floor-to-ceiling black and white photos. Each has a sitting area with a large satellite TV. The private bathroom offers a separate bathtub and shower in a deluxe room and a shower only in a standard room. Reef Hotel's restaurant uses fresh, seasonal ingredients to prepare both South African and international cuisine. The hotel's in-house bar offers South African wine, international champagne and has panoramic views of Johannesburg. The Apartheid Museum is a 5 minute drive from Reef Hotel. Many of Johannesburg's art galleries are also nearby. Complimentary shuttle is available within a 5KM radius subject to availability. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reef Hotel

Address: 58 Anderson Street | Marshalltown, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $43 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reef Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Johannesburg
#20 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#24 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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