South African Hotels

Michelangelo Hotel

135 West Street
Nelson Mandela Square
Johannesburg 2146
South Africa
Hotel Type

The legendary Michelangelo Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, is a five-star hotel located on Nelson Mandela Square in the heart of the business district. This five-star hotel in Sandton is conveniently situated within proximity to some restaurants and shops, making it an ideal base for both leisure guests and business travellers. An enormous amount of emphasis has been placed on guest security, as the hotel often hosts heads of state at the hotel.

The hotel is a city & conference hotel in Johannesburg itself features convenient facilities for guests, including laundry service, 24-hour room service on call, a gym, indoor heated swimming pool, valet service, babysitting service, a lounge for early arrivals and late departures and numerous conference venues. The rooms at the hotel are large and comfortable.

The hotel is part of "The Leading Hotels of the World", which showcases beautiful, five-star accommodation, and is the flagship property of the South African "Legacy Hotels & Resorts" hotel group. The hotel has a superb location, overlooking the Nelson Mandela Square in the centre of Sandton. The hotel is only 750 meters or 10 min walk from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

They offer guests 219 deluxe and superior rooms, 23 premier and executive suites and two presidential suites.

Hotel room facilities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Radio
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • TV
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safes


  • Piccolo Mondo Restaurant
  • Cocktail Bar & Lounge
  • Conference venues
  • Business centre
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Spa
  • Sauna, steam room and jacuzzi
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Residents' lounge featuring shower and change facilities for early arrivals and late departures


  • 24-hour room service
  • DStv and Internet access
  • Laundry and dry cleaning
  • Wake up calls
  • Airport transfers
  • Tours and private chauffeur drives
  • Babysitting service
  • Daily High Tea
  • Medical service on call
  • Foreign exchange
  • Concierge services
  • Valet parking
  • Dining at the hotel

A stay would not be complete without enjoying a gourmet dinner at the hotel's Piccolo Mondo Restaurant. To round off a delicious meal, guests are welcome at the Il Ritrovo Lounge, which offers an inviting environment with a pianist. Famous for its afternoon high tea, the hotel also offers guests a comfortable cigar lounge, which is privately set.

Dining facilities:

  • Piccolo Mondo Restaurant
  • Il Ritrovo Lounge


The Hotel accommodates meetings and other formal events for up to 165 guests. The magnificent L' Incontro Ballroom, as well as the sister venue the Il Pavaglione, provide beautiful function spaces at this Renaissance-style hotel.

Conference equipment:

  • Standard audiovisual equipment and staging
  • Dancefloor
  • Table decor
  • Background music
  • Flowers

Conference venues:

L' Incontro Ballroom (max 165 guests)
Il Pavilion (max 55 guests)

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  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Telephone
  • TV


II Ritrovo Lounge

The Il Ritrovo Lounge in the lobby of the hotel is their for light meals on the run such as tapas & snacks. The perfect place for an informal business meeting or a bite between engagements. High Tea and business lunches are served daily and fit neatly into the diary of the busy executive.

Piccolo Mondo

The Piccolo Mondo Restaurant, is a destination for the Joburg's high society and it is renowned for its classical Italian dishes. Each dish is skillfully prepared with the finest ingredients available, ensuring they are not only pleasing to the palate, but also pleasing to the eye. The wine list features premium local and international  wines that have been carefully selected to ensure a perfect combination with any meal.

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Guests staying at hotel, have access to the hotel's magnificent indoor, heated swimming pool.


The Health & Fitness Centre at hotel, features a sauna and steam room.

Nearby activities & attractions
  • Museum Afrika
  • The Apartheid Museum
  • The Johannesburg Zoo
  • Gold Reef City
  • Theatres including The Market Theatre (JHB CBD), Teatro and Peter Toriens Montecasino Theatre and Studio (Montecasino), The Civic (JHB CBD), The Lyric and The Globe (Gold Reef City), The Theatre of Marcellus (Emperors Palace) and Old Mutual Theatre on the Square (Nelson Mandela Square)
  • New Town Cultural District
  • Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

Conference Venues

The Hotel can accommodate functions for up to 160 people in various seating configurations.


  • Standard audio visual equipment and staging
  • Dance floor
  • Table décor
  • Background music
  • Flowers can be arranged through the in-house florist

Conference venues:

  • Michelangelo - Il Paviglone
  • Michelangelo - L'Incontro Circle

Conference packages:

The full day conference package includes:

  • Room hire
  • Mineral water and mints in the room
  • Conference note pads and pencils
  • Screen
  • Flipchart and pens
  • VHS monitor
  • PA system with 1 x line microphone
  • Tea, coffee and fresh fruit juices served with pastries on arrival
  • Mid morning tea, coffee and fresh fruit juices with a selection of three snacks
  • Three course luncheon, buffet or finger luncheon dependent on numbers
  • Mid afternoon tea, coffee and fresh fruit juices

Minimum number: 15 delegate

Morning conference package (08h00 - 14h00)

  • Room hire
  • Mineral water and mints in the room
  • Conference note pads and pencils
  • Screen
  • Flipchart and pens
  • VHS monitor
  • PA system with 1 x line microphone
  • Tea, coffee and fresh fruit juices served with pastries on arrival
  • Mid morning tea, coffee and fresh fruit juices with a selection of three snacks
  • Three course luncheon, buffet or finger luncheon dependent on numbers

Minimum number: 15 delegates

Afternoon conference package (12h00 - 18h00)

  • Room hire
  • Mineral water and mints in the room
  • Conference note pads and pencils
  • Screen
  • Flipchart and pens
  • VHS monitor
  • PA system with 1 x line microphone
  • Tea, coffee and fresh fruit juices served with pastries on arrival
  • Mid afternoon tea, coffee and fresh fruit juices with a selection of 3 hot snacks
  • Cocktail reception (or lunch on arrival)

Minimum number: 15 delegates

  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Conference venue
  • Elevator
  • Gym
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Travel desk
  • Wellness centre
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
  • Internet access in rooms
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Butler service
  • Concierge services
  • Doctor on call
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Voicemail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

This rooms are on floors 4 through to 6 floors of the hotel. They are on level and consist of bedroom with small seating are. These rooms are able to take a cot or an extra bed for a child. This rooms come in both a King and 2 double beds.

Single Room R3080
Double Room R3770


The Deluxe Rooms have a step down into a small seating area and they on floors 1 through 3 of the hotel. The rooms have high domed ceilings and this rooms come in both a King Bed and 2 double beds.

Single Room R3650
Double Room R4310

Executive Suite

The luxurious executive Suites, feature an open plan design and guests can choose between a king size bed or twin beds.

Single Room R6690
Double Room R6690

Premier Suite

The Premier Suites are located on floors 1 through 6 at end of the North facing section of the hotel they have separate seating areas that can be shut off from the bedroom.

Single Room R8450
Double Room R8450

Presidential Suite

# Rooms:

The hotel has 2 presidential suites both of which overlook the square. The suites both feature king beds and a deluxe room twin bedded room. They both have a lounge and private dining room and kitchens. The suites come with a butler between 7 am and 11 pm.

Single Room R12240
Double Room R12240

Michelangelo Hotel Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

We want to offer you the very best rates for the very best hotel in Johannesburg

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast
  • Taxes
  • Tourism Levy

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability

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I had a great stay at the Michelangelo Hotel: super location, delicious food, service is excellent. Ideal for me travelling alone as well, very safe.





Excellent location and service was very good







GREAT hotel, one of the best we have stayed at worldwide. Highly to be recommended.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -26.107056

Longitude: 28.055044


OR Tambo International Airport
Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

1. Head south 550 m
2. Take the 2nd right 350 m
3. Take the ramp to Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 220 m
4. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 and merge onto Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 8.3 km
5. Take the exit onto R24 1.7 km
6. Take the exit toward Eastern Bypass/N3 500 m
7. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Eastern Bypass/N3 and merge onto Eastern Bypass/N3 10.4 km
8. Take exit 124-Sandton to merge onto Marlboro Dr/M60 4.0 km
9. Slight left at Katherine St/M85 3.5 km
10. Turn right at West St/M64450 m

Michelangelo Hotel
135 West Street, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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