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“An oasis right in the heart of Sandton.”
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The Maslow
Ranked #9 of 47 Hotels in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Maslow Hotel is a little oasis with fantastic garden, pools, great bar and good restaurant with delicious food, prices arent too bad for a hotel. Perfect for a sunny afternoon chillout or a outdoor dinner. They have this great section over the pool under a huge tree. That is my favourite spot. Modern and beautiful decor. I really like what they have done with this hotel.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Anita M, Customer Relations Executive at The Maslow, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,
Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We would like to thank you for staying with us and we hope that we will have an opportunity to host you again at the Maslow in the near future.

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Anita Munetsi
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

I have never written a hotel review before however my two week stay at the Maslow was such a great experience that I feel I should comment. The hotel is very smart with a fantastic bar that opens onto a chic garden/pool area that attracts people to enjoy evening drinks. The foyer and restaurant are very cool areas, beautifully designed, with an abundance of space. The bedrooms and spa are spanking new and really comfortable. It is above all the incredibly friendly staff, exceptional service and great food that make the Maslow a place that executives spending a long time (weeks - months) in JoBurg will be happy they choose. By the time I was leaving most of the senior management of the hotel had personally introduced themselves to me and insured I was happy including the GM. Last but not least I have to mention Alain the bar manager who makes the most exceptional cocktails and has trained his team to do likewise. I look forward to my next stay in the Maslow!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Anita M, Customer Relations Executive at The Maslow, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2013

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for the excellent review you have posted on TripAdvisor. The Maslow team is pleased to hear that you had a great experience with us, we strive to make the Maslow a home away from home for our guests. I will pass your great comments to Alain and his team. We do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Maslow in the near future.

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Anita Munetsi
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

In over 30 years of international business travel, we have to say that the Maslow Hotel is the best hotel we have stayed at. The standard rooms are very well appointed and the executive suites are more like luxury apartments than hotel rooms. The service is first class - from the time you arrive at the front door to check-in, to being shown to your room, and including the dining and bar experiences. Room service and the special touches of complimentary wine and snacks on arrival on our private balcony was special.

What sets the Maslow apart from all other hotels is the sincerity of its staff - we felt like royalty during our stay. All the staff knew our names and the purpose of our visit which made the experience especially enjoyable. They went out of their way to make our stay memorable. The Maslow is a 7 star experience!

Here's where the review shows what an incredible team the Maslow employs. We arrived from Australia for the wedding of our daughter. Due to last minute changes, my wife and I needed to move the wedding and reception 600km to Johannesburg.

We called the Maslow only 8 days prior to the event. In 2 and a half days, with only telephone calls and emails, the Maslow had organised accommodation for ourselves, international guests, my daughter, and then the bride and groom in a honeymoon suite. The Maslow organised a stunning private reception area, a special 'to order' menu for the wedding party, and their pastry chef prepared a beautiful two tier wedding cake that could have graced the cover of Bride Magazine.

The Maslow organised luxury wedding cars fully trimmed with ribbons and balloons. They also recommended top notch make-up and hair artists and florist. They even organised limousine pick-up and drop-off at O.R. Tambo Airport.

The gardens and pool at the Maslow were picture perfect. The Maslow staff organised access to the grounds for wedding photos. The shoot was amazing and the professional photographer loved the setting.

The private dining room boasted a stunning verandah that opened onto the gardens. The Maslow set out candles and flame heaters to create the perfect mood. The food was magnificent as was the service by the wait staff.

We were told by the bride and groom that when they arrived at their suite there was champagne on ice and a beautiful array of appetisers awaiting them. As a special touch, the Maslow staff had delicately strewn rose petals at the entrance way and throughout the suite.

We found especially touching that when our daughter left the hotel for the church, the staff came out and offering her a traditional wedding blessing by ululating (trilling of voices) as she walked to the car. At this point we knew that the Maslow staff felt more like family to us than just a first class hotel.

Not wishing to ruin a beautiful story with money, but some reading this will wonder at the cost. All I can say is that the entire cost was 25% of a typical wedding in Australia. Even with the favourable exchange rate, we found that the Maslow pricing was modest compared to the level of service and facilities that were offered. The value for money is the best we have ever experienced.

This is a truly amazing hotel. Whether an overnight stay transiting through Johannesburg, a visit to Johannesburg, or an amazing function with no notice pre-planning, in our opinion there is no better hotel than the Maslow. As we said previously, the factor that makes the Maslow stand out is the sincerity and friendliness of their staff. It's like no other hotel we have ever stayed at. The Maslow comes with our highest recommendation and our deep and sincere thanks for making our daughter's wedding a very special day.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Anita M, Customer Relations Executive at The Maslow, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2013

Dear Valued Guest, we are deeply touched by your review. It was a great honour for us to be part of such a memorable occasion. Please do let us know when next you plan to travel to South Africa and we will be delighted to arrange your accomodation for you at the Maslow. We look forward to seeing you in the near future.

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Anita Munetsi
Customer Relations Executive

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Thank you to everyone at The Maslow! I can definitely recommend the hotel for corporate events! Everyone ensured that our evening was a huge success :) From the GM to the events co-ordinator, thanks. The evening went by without any problems. This shows thatthe staff were prepared for my event. The food was of exexceptional quality - thanks to the Chef!

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Anita M, Customer Relations Executive at The Maslow, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2013

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for your positive comments regarding the Maslow hotel. We are pleased to hear that we met your expectations in making your event a success. We appreciate your business and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Maslow soon.

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Reviewed August 6, 2013

I spent 7 nights at The Maslow whilst in JoBurg for a business trip. Usually i stay a little closer to the convention centre, but this was a new hotel so i thought i'd give it a try.

The hotel has been refurbished to a excellent standard, the finishing and attention to detail are as good as you would find in any 5 star hotel.

The staff were friendly, service was swift and professional. I read previous reviews about average service levels, but i'm pleased to say i couldn't fault the staff on my stay.

The ONLY thing i would pick the hotel up on is the somewhat limited choice of meals available in their room service menu. That said, the meals that were on offer were of a good standard.

The rooms have plenty of power sockets and also offer connectivity to the TV. The internet ran smoothly and without any issues. Importantly for me, the gym was well equipped.

I recommend this hotel for anyone stopping in Johannesburg.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Thank D C
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Anita M, Customer Relations Executive at The Maslow, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2013

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for writing such a comprehensive review on the Maslow hotel. We do our best to always exceed guest expectations and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our Maslow Hospitality. I am pleased to inform you that we will be introducing new, more extensive menus as of next week. We hope to see you back at the Maslow in the not too distant future.

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

We had the pleasure of spending a night in a junior suite at The Maslow Hotel. The room itself is beautifully finished, modern, new, spacious and spotless. The evening turndown, gown and chocolate is luxurious. The location is perfect, close to all nightlife and restaurants. The staff were friendly, welcoming and the service was very professional. Breakfast was a treat, all told, I loved my stay and will be back to try out the spa (after having had a guided tour of the facility)- I cannot wait! Thanks for a wonderful evening and keep up the good work.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Anita M, Customer Relations Executive at The Maslow, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2013

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for your excellent review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We will always strive to make our guests’ stay memorable. The Maslow team looks forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Anita Munetsi
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

To The Maslow Staff

I would just like to thank all management and staff at the Maslow for Out of this WORLD service and friendliness. What a pleasure spending a weekend with you guys, you made me and my four girlfriends feel like we where royalty - from reception to the cleaners to the floor staff, all the way up to management - Thank you and KEEP IT UP GUYS. So for all the ladies out there, feeling weary and drawn - trust me, The Maslow is the place to recuperate.

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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Claudia L
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Anita M, Customer Relations Executive at The Maslow, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2013

Dear Valued Guest, we are delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay and thank you for your feedback. We strive to treat all our guests like royalty and we are pleased to hear that we did just that. The Maslow team looks forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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Anita Munetsi
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Additional Information about The Maslow

Address: Corner Grayston Drive & Rivonia Road, Sandton 2031, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
Price Range: $114 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Maslow 4*
Number of rooms: 281
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Maslow is the ultimate new business hotel in Sandton providing an environment where individuals can reach their full potential by having the facilities, technology and intelligence in place to facilitate business. Situated in the heart of Sandton's business district, home to top investment banks, financial institutions, the Gautrain station and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, The Maslow offers some of the best corporate facilities in Sandton, including complimentary high speed internet access throughout the hotel, 13 meeting rooms, conference centre with multi-divisible ballroom and auditorium, techno gym and an Africology Spa. The Maslow hotel offers a complimentary scheduled return transfer service every 30 minutes to the Gautrain Station and Sandton City. Guests may also make use of the Maslow's private chauffeur service. ... more   less 
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