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Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road

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Tugun
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Best Holiday Inn I have been in,Its a 4.5 star International close to all trendy shops, Sandton City safe and easy to walk around any hour. Breakfast excellent with variety ,FO staff and concierge staff very helpful and very efficient staff . Room service product ? this needs to be lifted wasn't the best in presentation and time it took... More 

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Thank Stuart M
FOM_HIS, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear Stuart M, Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always a pleasure hosting such wonderful guests and we trust that we can welcome you back in the near future to see improvements done Kind regards Dudu Zondo Front Office Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Poor restaurant service, long waiting times, argumentative manager (Leyford) on duty 7 June. The waiter was also unattentive and distracted Avoid if you can, plenty of other, better options in the vicinity

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Thank Hannes W
FOM_HIS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear HannesW Thank you for your feedback. This is indeed hugely disappointing and I am extremely concerned. Please be assured that I will address this issue immediately and in an appropriate manner. I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused. If at all possible, I would appreciate further feedback. My contact mail is: hotelmanager@hisandton.co.za Best Regards Nikola Jelenovic Hotel Manager More 

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Lake District UK
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56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We stayed here before and after a 5 day Kruger Safari. The location is good for the Nelson Mandela square shopping mall. Sandton is a nice part of Johannesburg but there is a lot of building work going on in the area. We were lucky and were given a room on the quiet side of the hotel but on the... More 

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FOM_HIS, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear JimmyandHeather, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back. Kind regards Dudu Zondo Front Office Manager More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Stayed here for a week in May 2016. The hotel is ok but the staff is not welcoming. Got a room facing towards the 24/7contruction site and sometimes there was lot of noise. Nice options for breakfast with limited options for dinner. All rooms are non smoking and the only place to smoke is either on ground floor or on... More 

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Thank Manik J
FOM_HIS, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear Manik J, Thank you for the feedback provided. I am truly disappointed to see how poor your stay with us was, right from the start. Whilst, at times, it is not easy to manage room allocations away from the development, everything else here should have been in perfect order. We strive every day to create special experiences one guest... More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Just checked in and shown to a room opposite the all night construction site. Complained about the noise to the lady on reception who said on check in 'come back if you need anything' and felt less than welcome. So was offered a room on the other side of the hotel but when I go in it stinks of cigars... More 

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Thank Adrian R
FOM_HIS, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear Adrian R, Thank you for taking the time to post your review we value and appreciate all feedback as this helps us to improve our services and standards. This is indeed hugely disappointing that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I understand that leaving the hotel with no follow up from us is rather disappointing . For... More 

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Nice location especially for business, though te food is always the same. the rooms are ver welcoming and service is excellent. its very close to Mandela sqauer ( 5 min wlaking) and the views are really nice.

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Thank Prada N
FOM_HIS, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Good day Prada N, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we value and appreciate all feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found it to be comfortable. I trust you will afford us the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Dudu Zondo Front Office... More 

WPB
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53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Excellent Place to Stay and Dine!! Great location only two blocks from the train station and three blocks from the Hard Rock Café and Nelson Mandela Square with great dining. We had dinner at a Italian Restaurant at the mall. The hotel features great rooms with a free breakfast which is way above board.

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FOM_HIS, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Good day King B, Thank you for taking the time out to post your review, we really appreciate this. I hope that we will welcome you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Dudu Zondo Front Office Manager More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Sandton, one of the best areas of J'Burg, also one under huge construction of roads and buildings which adds to the chaos on roads around the hotel. I had two one week stays here and the experiences were varied. Inconsistent to say the least. On both check ins I had asked for a room on the quiet side of the... More 

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Thank Baggywrinkle75
FOM_HIS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear Baggywrinke75 Thank you for providing us with feedback on your stay, as always this is truly appreciated. Please accept my sincere apology for the issues raised. We always endeavour to ensure favourable room allocation however room preference requested may not always be available at the time of arrival. I am glad that the front desk team was able to... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Extremely disappointed with this hotel. Checked-in after a long flight. The room phone did not work. Had no option but to go down to the reception to ask them to fix. And yet, nothing was fixed till evening. In the evening, was given the option to change the room - had no option but to go for it as a... More 

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FOM_HIS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear JetAmide I trust my response finds you well. Thank you for the feedback provided on your most recent stay with us, this is truly appreciated. Please accept my sincere apology for the inconvenience caused with the phone in yuor room. During your stay we had a temporary problem with our telephone lines that affected a section of the hotel... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is a pretty good hotel- decent food and friendly staff. They are slowly, loudly, building something big beside it, which impinges on the restfulness of the place. The location isn't super conducive to seeing the city, and the "security" doorman put us in a cab where the cabby tried to double the price for a ride to a nearby... More 

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Thank Sara J
FOM_HIS, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road, responded to this review

Dear SaraJ, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we value and appreciate all feedback. Please accept our sincere apology for the issues you experienced with the cab driver. Thank you for bringing this to our attention as the feedback we receive from our guests like you, enables us to target problem areas and take the necessary... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Sandton , Rivonia Road located in the heart of Gauteng's corporate, financial and shopping mecca. This cosmopolitan hotel is in close proximity to OR Tambo International Airport, and 500 metres away from the Sandton Gautrain station. Close to numerous attractions such as the Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton City Shopping Centre and Nelson Mandela Square, Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road provides the ultimate accommodation in Sandton for any business or leisure guest. Our lobby features glittering handmade chandeliers and a 10 metre long fireplace were one can relax and surf the complimentary wireless Internet available to all guests. Within the lobby is our Chairman's bar, the perfect spot to grab a hot cup of coffee and a deliciously fresh pastry before you start your day. Indulge in a full hotel continental breakfast buffet at our Lettuce & Lime Restaurant, or enjoy a delectable meal from our a la carte menu paired with a bottle from our extensive wine list. Our state of the art conferencing facilities and professional service combine to make Holiday Inn Sandton, Rivonia Road one of the most sought conference and meeting venues in Sandton. The hotel also has a 24-hour self-service Business Centre, and 7 meeting rooms which can cater for up to 200 people, including 3 conferencing rooms on the 9th floor surrounded by stunning views of the surrounding area. Our 9th floor is also the location of our famous Skye Bar and swimming pool.Our friendly staff are always welcoming and professional, working around the clock to make your Holiday Inn stay as comfortable and memorable as possible. We pride ourselves in our excellent 24 hour room service menu as well as our amazing travel desk, which offers local attraction tips and sight seeing tours."Stay Appreciated" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road

Address: 123 Rivonia Road, Sandton 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Price Range: $107 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road 4*
Number of rooms: 301
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Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road Greater Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Sandton
#16 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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