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Chililabombwe, Zambia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Capital Hotel is located near Sandton city shopping mall and a few km drive to Mall of Africa. The rooms are wonderfully arranged, receptionist's were friendly and the area and environment was excellent.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing experience with awesome staff.Smiles all around and everything to make your stay amazing!!!Thank you!!!!The quality of the hotel and staff is top notch.Would recommend this hotel to everyone.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've stayed in Capital empire few days ago during my first to Johannesburg and I really liked it, the hotel is fairly new, strategic location, for Business travelers the capital empire has all what you need. The check in process went quick, the room was pre allocated in the 2nd floor overlooking at the US consulate, Taking into consideration the... More 

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Blantyre, Malawi
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Other than the delayed check -in when the issue of the pre-payment was being sorted out, it was a great experience as usual. They even offered us tea/coffee/cappuccino while the issue was being sorted out but we still had to make another payment.

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Thank Daniel G
Emile S, Guest Relations Manager at The Capital Empire, responded to this review

Dear Daniel G, Warm greetings from The Capital Empire Guest Relations desk! Thank you once again for your review of our property. First and foremost allow me to apologise for the miscommunication that occurred regarding your payment, it’s always a pleasure when I see that we turned the issue around and gave you the best experience possible! I look forward... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Hotel. it is 5 minute walking distance or can take a complimentary shuttle to Nelson Mandela/Sandton City. This hotel is very central. it has a great outdoor pool area, a wonderful restaurant. There is complimentary WiFi which is uncapped and can take up to 6 devices and is very easy to use. they have normal as well as apartment... More 

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Emile S, Guest Relations Manager at The Capital Empire, responded to this review

Dear Vernonmoses, Warm greetings from The Capital Empire Guest Relations desk! Thank you for your recent review about our beautiful property. Stay Contemporary. Stay where you Count. Yours in Hospitality, Emile Schindehutte Guest Relations Manager The Capital Empire More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent our first night at this hotel having flown in at the start of a trip to KZN. Got off to a ropey start when the hotel booked transport failed to show at the airport; we got little sense from the hotel's travel desk and had to fix our own car. In fairness the duty manager acknowledged their error handmade... More 

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Emile S, Guest Relations Manager at The Capital Empire, responded to this review

Dear Toaster803, Warm greetings from The Capital Empire Guest Relations desk! I see by means of comment you raised several concerns about your experience at our hotel. I have forwarded the issues raised to the relevant heads of departments and a full investigation is currently under way to conclude and prevent further occurrence of such inconveniences. Please do know that... More 

Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here during my business trip to South Africa. Very good and clean rooms. Good breakfast. Best for me was the distance to sandton city mall incl gautrain station and the free 20 mbit internet connection with full wifi signal in the whole hotel.

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Emile S, Guest Relations Manager at The Capital Empire, responded to this review

Dear Lumberjackla, Warm greetings from The Capital Empire Guest Relations desk! Thank you for your review about our property and its offering-it’s always such a pleasure receiving positive feedback about our hotel which reflects directly on our staff, the facilities and operation. I look forward to many more memories made at our beautiful property. Stay Contemporary. Stay where you Count.... More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never stayed at a cleaner, more beautiful hotel than the Capital in Rosebank. It is well positioned to the mall and station. We had the most magnificent room over looking the playing fields, with a stunning view of the sunset and later the lights of Johannesburg. It has everything you need in the apartment, all brand new and... More 

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Emile S, Guest Relations Manager at The Capital Empire, responded to this review

Dear Brenda D, Warm greetings from The Capital Empire Guest Relations desk! Guest feedback is foundation on which we build a monumental brand-which strives for perfection and progress in true South African style. We value your review about our property and look forward to the many journeys ahead. Stay Contemporary. Stay where you Count. Yours in Hospitality, Emile Schindehutte Guest... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Capital Empire is set in the ideal location in Sandton - less than one block from Sandton City, with all the restaurants & shopping you can want ! That said - we find we are always taking our meals at the hotel - we believe they do a very good job there ! The hotel has very good management,... More 

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Emile S, Guest Relations Manager at The Capital Empire, responded to this review

Dear CatherineC, Warm greetings from The Capital Empire Guest Relations desk! Thank you for the recent review about your experience at our stunning hotel. I look forward to the many journeys ahead. Stay Contemporary. Stay where you Count. Yours in Guest Relations, More 

Magaliesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Spent the weekend at the hotel and my word what an amazing experience. From the warm smiles at reception to the friendly security guard that helped me get into my room. The staff are very bubbly and super friendly always checking up on you to make sure you are good. Breakfast is absolutely divine with a wide section of eats.... More 

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Emile S, Guest Relations Manager at The Capital Empire, responded to this review

Dear Claire19872014, Warm greetings from The Capital Empire Guest Relations desk! Feedback is the foundation on which we build memorable experiences and maintain the highest of standards all while providing a world class service that truly benefits you, our most valued Guest. I thank you once again for your review and look forward to your next stay at The Capital... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay cosmopolitan. Stay where you count. Choose to stay where you'll be embraced by an atmosphere of easy-going cosmopolitan class. The Capital Empire combines crisp, colourful, contemporary design with spaciousness and simplicity to give you a sense of energy at ease. Sit back in luxury and style. Get up and go. It's all up to you when you stay at the supremely stylish Empire - because you are literally a short stroll away from Sandton City. The Capital Empire puts the world at your feet - with everything you need, including a spa treatment room, outdoor swimming pool, spacious fitness centre and South Africa's gold standard shopping centre and commercial district on your doorstep, nothing could be easier. Stay in a choice of standard rooms, executive rooms, one/ two/ three bedroom apartments or two/three/four bedroom penthouses. While staying with us guests enjoy complimentary parking, complimentary scheduled transfers to Sandton and complimentary Wi-Fi access to put the world at your fingertips. The Capital Empire is the perfect place for professionals to conduct business and for corporates to host conferences. With an arrival lounge, changing room facilities and conference hub that can accommodate up to 250 delegates across three boardrooms and one meeting room, each venue is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Capital Empire

Address: Cnr Rivonia Road 177 Empire Place | Sandhurst, Sandton 2196, South Africa (Formerly Empire Executive Apartments and Hotel)
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Price Range: $92 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Capital Empire 4*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
The Capital Empire Sandton, Greater Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Sandton
#17 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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