South African Hotels

AtholPlace Hotel

90 Pretoria Avenue
Atholl 2196
South Africa
Hotel Type

Based on its five-star facilities and high service standards, the AtholPlace Hotel & Villa proudly holds a Relais & Chateaux accreditation. With contemporary-classic decor together with style, sophistication and convenience, this property offers an ideal accommodation option for the business traveller and anyone wishing to spoil themselves for a weekend shopping break in Johannesburg.

Athol guests are invited to dine indoors or outdoors, enjoy time out to read in the welcoming library, reward themselves to a whisky at the bar after a long day, or relax with a dip in the swimming pool nestled in the beautifully landscaped garden. Meals offered at the outdoor terrace area, in the picturesque garden under huge trees, will leave guests feeling they are in the forest and not the city.

Guests are also treated to complimentary pre-dinner canapés and drinks, served in the lounge or library. Situated in the bustling metropolis of Johannesburg, guests are spoilt with class and sophistication when staying at this hotel. Business travellers are offered nothing short of all the services and facilities they require in this home away from home.


There is a total of 9 generous suites to choose from 5 Superior Rooms, 4 Deluxe Rooms, and a Villa. Accommodation and service have been carefully thought through to ensure it meets the requirements of business travellers and also the guests looking for a city retreat alike.

Hotel Suite features:

  • King-size extra length beds
  • Crisp white percale Frette bed linen imported from Italy
  • Duck down duvets and soft, silky cushions (Synthetic, nonallergic duvets & pillows available)
  • En-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and double vanity
  • Private balcony
  • Underfloor heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Electronic safe that can house a laptop
  • 42-inch LCD flat-screen TV with DSTV
  • Telephone and iPod docking station
  • Writing desk, lounge chairs, and sofa
  • Complimentary wireless ADSL internet
  • Mini bar fridge
  • Luggage rack
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Large doors which open onto a balcony

The Villa:

The latest addition to the hotel is the Villa and has three suites and one child bedroom which are all en-suite. The Villa can only be booked out for six adults and two children under 12 years of age and is exclusive to this guests only. The Villa is surrounded by the same classic charm and elegance of the Hotel but also has its pool and fire pit area where families can enjoy the garden and the surrounds.

Facilities and Services

  • Lounge facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Library and bar
  • Large heated swimming pool
  • Beautiful garden
  • Indoor and outdoor dining venues
  • Airport transfers
  • WiFi
  • Shoeshine service
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Concierge services
  • 24-Hour security
  • Secure parking for vehicles
  • Massage treatments in the comfort of your suite (external company)
  • Gym (coming soon!)

Location AtholPlace Hotel

  • 32 minutes drive away from the OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport
  • Proximity to world-class shopping
  • Sandton City
  • Nelson Mandela Square
  • Village Walk Shopping Center

The Sandton station of the Gauteng Metro is less than a kilometre from the hotel and has a direct link to and from OR Tambo International Airport.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Computer points
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Free Internet access (via ADSL)
  • Full DSTV Bouquet in each room
  • Gown & slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • TV
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Viewing Deck
  • Writing desk


Dining at the AtholPlace Hotel & Villa

This 5* Hotel & Villa offers both inside & outside dining areas which caters for all guests both young and old. The inside dining venue is set with a modern day, original decor while the outdoor eating area is located along the swimming pool area. Guests can also choose to order room service is also available upon request during their stay.


Outdoor swimming pool.

Nearby attractions

Nearby attractions:

  • Sandton Central
  • World-class shopping
  • Abundance of restaurants
  • Sandton City
  • Nelson Mandela Square and Village Walk
  • Sandton station of the Gautrain Metro (less than a kilometre from the hotel)

  • Communication Centre with 24-hour complimentary Internet access
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby conference facilities
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 11:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
  • Internet access in rooms
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Car rental service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Room service
  • Secure parking
  • Shoe Shine
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
Children Policy
    • Adults are welcome to bring 1 child under 12 years of age, when staying in a Superior Suite, with 2 adults sharing. For 2 parents and 1 child, the applicable child rate per night will be charged.
    • In the case of 1 parent and 1 child under 12 years, the full room rate applies.
    • One child sharing with 2 adults will be accommodated with a fold away bed.
    • Families with 1 or more children will be required to book a second room.
    • When 3 children will be sharing, a full room rate with 2 people sharing will be charged with the third child under 12 years being charged at the additional child rate per night.
    • Foldaway beds are subject to availability.
Pet Policy
  • For the luxurious AtholPlace Hotel & Villa in Johannesburg, South Africa, to maintain the elegance and highest ratings. Unfortunately, there are no pets allowed.

Available Rooms

Superior Suite

# Rooms:

The exclusive AtholPlace Hotel & Villa in Sandton, Johannesburg, offers elegant accommodation in 5 Superior Suites, 4 Deluxe Suites and a Villa.

These luxurious suites, all of which provide en-suite bathrooms and offer more than 50 square meters of living space, is a rare find in city accommodation. These luxurious suites at the hotel offer guests absolutely everything including spacious areas and luxurious linen, a lounge area, writing desk for finishing off presentations and documentation, unlimited wireless ADSL internet and classic decor which portrays the pure elegance.

Superior Suite features:

  • Underfloor heating
  • Air conditioning
  • 42-inch LCD flat-screen television with DSTV
  • Telephone and docking station
  • Complimentary wireless ADSL internet
  • Large electronic safe fit for housing a laptop
  • Minibar fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Luggage rack
  • Writing desk
  • Bath
  • Separate shower
  • Double vanity
Single Room R6610
Double Room R6610

Deluxe Suite

# Rooms:

The four Deluxe Suites features an en-suite bathroom with exclusive bathroom amenities. This spacious suite provides guests a comfortable lounge area, a writing desk as well as unlimited wireless ADSL internet.

Deluxe Suite features:

  • Air conditioning
  • Underfloor heating
  • 42-inch LCD flat-screen television with DSTV
  • Telephone and docking station
  • Complimentary wireless ADSL internet
  • Large electronic safe fit for housing a laptop
  • Luggage rack
  • Writing desk
  • Bath and separate shower
  • Double vanity
  • Minibar fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes and slippers
Single Room R5690
Double Room R5690

AtholPlace Hotel Specials

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -26.111714

Longitude: 28.064044


Situated 30 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, and in close proximity to Sandton Central, lies the Athol Place. Sandton Central offers an abundance of restaurants, world-class shopping and arts and culture reflecting the diverse South African Culture. Sandton City, Village Walk and Nelson Mandela Square are situated in safe walking distance from Athol Place.

Sandton station of the Gautrain is conveniently located only 1 kilometer from the hotel, allowing for direct access to and from OR Tambo International Airport.

By Air:

The Closest airport is OR Tambo International Airport (20km).
Easy freeway access allows guests to travel to OR Tambo International, Johannesburg or Pretoria city centers within 30 minutes. The Sandton station of the Gautrain is conveniently located 1 kilometer from the hotel.

By Road:

From OR Tambo take the R24 and continue onto N12 (signs for N12/Johannesburg).
Bear left into N3, at the following interchange.
Take the Eastern Bypass (M1) exit.
Turn onto the De Villiers Graaff Motorway.
Turn right into Grayston Dr/M40 and then left into Katherine Road.
After approximately 1 km, bear left at Pretoria Avenue.
Athol Place Boutique Hotel shall be on your left.

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At the AtholPlace Hotel & Villa, Sandton, there is safe and secure parking available for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star


The five star AtholPlace Hotel & Villa is an accredited Relais & Chateaux property.  The Relais & Châteaux hotel group is an exclusive collection of 520 of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in 55 countries around the world. 

Established in France over half a century ago, the association’s mission is to spread its unique 'Art de Vivre' by accrediting properties with exceptional flair and character.

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