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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

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67 Jan Smuts Avenue Westcliff, Johannesburg 2193 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#6 of 123 hotels in Johannesburg
Location
4.7
Cleanliness
4.8
Service
4.5
Value
4.3
Travelers' Choice
Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg welcomes you to a self-contained sanctuary in the affluent Westcliff residential area. Perched on a cliff side, this urban resort offers panoramic views over the dense tree canopy of the city's prestigious northern suburbs. The ambiance is like a sun-splashed Mediterranean village laced with courtyards, fountains and gardens. Fully transformed, the hotel's 117 guest rooms and suites offer cool, contemporary decor inspired by modern Africa. Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg is a lively social hub for the city's elite, and the first choice for business and holiday travelers - providing a pampering start or finish for a South African safari.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Babysitting
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Valet parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Air purifier
Bathrobes
Dining area
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Radio
iPod docking station
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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karl jameson wrote a review Oct 1
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The worst four seasons hotel I have ever had the displeasure of visiting . Awful service. Filthy room and no air conditioning. keycard for the room and the golf cart on arrival does not work . Seriously this is a two star hotel and should not be part of four seasons chain. Better off sleeping under a bridge than staying here.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Morag T wrote a review Sep 2022
Teddington, United Kingdom91 contributions61 helpful votes
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Great hotel half an hour from the airport, set on a hillside so you don’t feel at all as if you are in a city. The rooms are great with the biggest bathroom I’ve ever seen. Restaurant was good too, only thing is that there is a lack of anywhere more casual to eat, it’s the restaurant or room service. We were only there for one night as a stopover so not too much of an issue.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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cdjvj wrote a review Sep 2022
New York City, New York916 contributions104 helpful votes
We wanted to take a couple of days to rest and get over jet lag before going on safari, so, we opted to stay at the Four Seasons. Everything during our stay was perfect: the airport meet & greet and transfer service that they arranged; their communication via the FS app; our beautiful room with the large balcony and amazing views; our dinner at Flames; the in-room dining (on our balcony); lunches at both pools and the wonderful breakfast options. We appreciated the on site conveniences such as the golf cart transfers and the ATM and we loved that they have a adults-only pool option in addition to the family pool. This is a really lovely, quiet and peaceful hotel and I can not wait to return.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Lisa L wrote a review Sep 2022
San Diego, California9 contributions3 helpful votes
We flew into Johannesburg pre-safari and had one night to stay. I am extremely happy that we decided to book at the Four Seasons, instead of staying close to the airport for our flight the next day. We had arranged for a driver through the hotel, and were met after collecting our luggage. We were able to check in early and were given an upgraded room. Wonderful service!! The hotel grounds are absolutely beautiful, the room was gorgeous, and the staff couldn't have been nicer, from the front desk staff to the bellmen. We came down to the lobby to pick up a guided tour and the bellman (sorry I don't remember his name), remembered my name and brought us bottled water and chatted with us for a while. I only wish we could have stayed longer! Don't hesitate to book the Four Seasons - it's so worth it.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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TTTraveller76 wrote a review Sep 2022
Toronto176 contributions129 helpful votes
We just spent a cpl of nights at this property prior to a safari trip. Service is friendly and professional as you would expect of a Four Seasons. We dined both nights in the hotel at 'Flames". The food is good quality and the service was nice. There is no real bar per se, which is odd but we enjoyed ourselves nevertheless. I also used the spa and the gym which was good. The massage at the spa was particularly good....one of the best I have received. The hotel itself is laid out in a sort of resort style on the side of a hill and they will take you to and from your room in a golf cart. I preferred walking though and some may find the set up odd but I liked it. Definitely better than staying in a high rise with elevators. Overall a very good and enjoyable stay.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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karennorman2022 wrote a review Sep 2022
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
The porters are friendly and helpful. Took the initiative and place bottled water in my vehicle for the journey to the airport. Front desk are so welcoming. Room service is on point and even brought my warm meal in those delivery bags to be kept warm. The food is oh so delicious and the breakfast buffet at the restaurant has everything on offer.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Steven M wrote a review Sep 2022
Austin, Texas222 contributions71 helpful votes
This property is in a very rarified suburb in Johannesburg and is incredible. I believe it was built as a townhome complex and at some point converted to a hotel. The property runs up a hill side and there are golf carts to take you to from your room. Rooms are very very comfortable and well appointed. Views to die for.... There are 2 restaurants both with great food and even better views of the city. Staff was very friendly and even remembered our name after the first day. Great place to stay,
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Date of stay: August 2022
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PaulG/Suisse wrote a review Aug 2022
22 contributions7 helpful votes
A wonderful 4 night family stay. Stunning location, high on the hill with beautifully appointed rooms and the usual very comfortable Four Seasons beds. The service was friendly and excellent. Will definitely be back. Nothing was too much to ask. The hotel organised a driver to take us to a shopping mall, the transport was luxurious and very professional. Flames restaurant for breakfast and dinner is in a gorgeous setting with a fabulous ambiance.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Lesné wrote a review Aug 2022
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Passing through Johannesburg, we decided to stay overnight and couldn't be more pleased. The receptionists welcomed us with a warm and joyous atmosphere. We were catered to on our every whim. All the service staff were exceptional. Dinner in the restaurant was magnificent as the food was made to perfection. The room was comfortable and the bathroom luxurious. It was a delightful short stay.
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Response from Martin Cody, General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear Ipcjlwsk, I was thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your time with us in Johannesburg. Though only a short visit, it is most rewarding to know how much you enjoyed your overnight stay at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back for a longer stay when you are next in Johannesburg. With best wishes, Martin Cody
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EuniceMpoloka wrote a review Aug 2022
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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff is a chic 5-star luxury hotel. The hotel dwelling has a village-style layout which is sprawled across the hillside with views overlooking Johannesburg's urban green and lush vegetation. Upon enquiry, my hotel reservation was booked very swiftly by the Reservations Manager, Betty Mkhaliphi. We were then welcomed into the hotel by the friendly and ever smiling Tshepo who showed us around the property before taking us to our room on one of the hotel carts after check-in. The weekend at the Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff was nothing short of amazing because of very friendly staff members all round the property. We made dinner reservations at the Flames Restaurant which offers a fine dining experience. We kicked off the evening with sundowner cocktails on the terrace before moving inside for dinner. The food menu had a lot of choices and the wine menu offered a selection of wines from across the globe. Our waitress helped us make choices on what to eat and suggested wines to pair with our food. Kelvin at the Flames Restaurant made sure we fully enjoyed the evening since we were celebrating my birthday and he had a few surprises for me through the night.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Martin Cody, General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear Eunice M, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay with us in Johannesburg. I am delighted to know how much you enjoyed your time with us and will share your kind words with all the team, in particular Betty, Tsepho and Kelvin. I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the not too distant future. With best wishes, Martin Cody
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PRICE RANGE
$301 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the westcliff by orient-express hotel johannesburg, westcliff hotel johannesburg, westcliff johannesburg
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Westcliff
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
117
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Frequently Asked Questions about Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg
Which popular attractions are close to Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Nearby attractions include HintHunt (3.0 miles), Lindfield Victorian House Museum (1.8 miles), and Hashtag Escape (2.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Conveniently located restaurants include Trumps Grillhouse and Butchery, Plaka Restaurant Cresta, and The Grillhouse Rosebank.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.