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    The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square

    Cnr. Union & Main Road | Walter Sisulu Square, Kliptown, Soweto 1812, South Africa
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    Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

    Lovely , beautiful, sophisticated, culturally, historically and very friendly. It was one of a kind experience. This is a place where you can go and have a very relaxed time with you partner, for dinner. The food and wine is very good, and the staff...More

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    Reviewed January 28, 2017

    We had 1 night left in South Africa and wanted to visit and see first hand the history of Soweto. The Hotel is in the centre of it all and a tour of Soweto on our last day in Joberg was fantastic. Great service close...More

    Thank Stephen b
    Reviewed January 2, 2017

    In the middle of the historically important Soweto, this hotel advertises itself as a 4 star hotel but in reality, it is not. The WiFi did not work while I was there, breakfast options are ridiculously few (no cocoa), there is no parking(the driver that...More

    Thank chichi n
    Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

    What a beautiful place,what rubbish management. We waited 3 hours for a check in,got late for a major event. Still don't have a room as I post. Had to share a room with 8 other people so that I could bath and barely make it...More

    Thank IAyanda
    Reviewed October 12, 2016

    On arriving there were renovations done to Freedom square and the entrance to the hotel obstructed. The room had a double bed, a balcony (that was dirty and not cleaned recently) a small writing room area, walk in cupboard and bathroom with bath and shower...More

    Thank Jansteve_12
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    Room Tips
    "View towards the plain are the best. The other look onto the spaza shops."
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    "Ask for a room overlooking the square"
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    "Get a room as far away from the train line as possible unless you are a solid sleeper."
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    "All was in order"
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