South African Hotels
Address
Corner Jorissen & Melle Street
Braamfontein
Johannesburg
Gauteng Province
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
City, Business, Conference
R1040.00SINGLE RATE
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The Devonshire Hotel has been a Braamfontein landmark since 1930. Early photographs depict a two - story brick building under an iron roof. The average monthly beer trade of over 83 pounds, this hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa, was a favorite local watering hole; a reputation it still preserves to this day. This elegant Johannesburg landmark is in the city's business and academic center. The hotel is a home to business people, conference delegates, and sports fans.

When looking for the perfect conference venue, then look no further than this hotel. Being in the close vicinity of the O.R. Tambo Airport, the Sandton Shopping Center, universities and national museums, this hotel boasts convenience and easy access to all of Johannesburg's main attractions. With conferences venues to cater from 10 to 250 delegates, as well as facilities and amenities to provide for the most sophisticated event, the team at this hotel will ensure your event runs smoothly and successfully.

Accommodation

The standard, double rooms, and deluxe suites, the hotel, offers convenience, class, friendly staff, and all the services and facilities required while staying in the city center.

Room amenities:

  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Room service
  • Laundry service
  • Air conditioning
  • Dressing table/writing desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Wireless Internet connectivity
  • Tea/coffee making facilities

Dining

Offering a selection of 4 places to wine and dine at, guests can take their pick to suit their mood.

The Corner Restaurant

This lovely restaurant is situated on the ground floor and offers delicious buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On special occasions, an a la carte menu is available.

The Piano Bar

Located on the first floor of this Johannesburg hotel, this is the ultimate gathering place for pre-dinner drinks, or for relaxing to some beautiful live piano playing after dinner. Open to the public as well as guests; there is a good selection of light meals and drinks at this restaurant.

Long Bar - Sports Bar

The final watering hole, very well known by the locals and visitors to the town of Braamfontein. This warm and inviting restaurant is famous for its very long bar countertop, the origin of its name. With a large flat screen TV, pub - style meals, fully stocked bar and friendly staff, this is a must-stop for all guests of the hotel.

Bellissimo's

Famous for its wood-fired oven pizzas and mouthwatering pasta, this is a favorite lunch spot for the up-and-coming business locals. The menu offers steaks, salads, pizzas, pasta, light bites, burgers, and curries from an a la carte menu.

Conference & Meeting Venue

Receiving an AA accreditation under the category of "conferences", business visitors wishing to stay at this historic hotel can be sure that all their needs will be taken care of when hosting their meetings and events here.  With meeting rooms offering to seat from 10 to 250 delegates, and state-of-the-art equipment, you can hand over to the experienced team at the hotel, and let it put your mind at ease.

Standard conference equipment:

  • Registration desk
  • Data projector
  • Lectern & Podium
  • Whiteboard
  • Flip chart
  • Screens

Extras (charges may apply):

  • Special stationery requests
  • Wireless network
  • Lighting
  • Sound equipment
  • PA system
  • Video conferencing
  • Business services (fax and photocopying)
  • Video and Monitor
  • Backup equipment

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  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Selected satellite channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Writing desk

Restaurants

Corner Restaurant - The Devonshire Hotel

This lovely restaurant at The Devonshire offers delicious buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  It is situated on the ground floor of Johannesburg's Devonshire Hotel. On very special occasions an a la carte menu is available for guests.
 

Bellissimo's - The Devonshire Hotel

This famous tucked away gem is best known for its wood fired oven pizzas and mouthwatering pastas, and is the popular lunch spot for the up and coming business locals in Johannesburg. The menu boasts a wide variety of steaks, salads, pizzas, pasta's, light bites, burgers, curries etc from an a la carte menu.

Long Bar / Sports Bar - The Devonshire Hotel

The Long Bar at The Devonshire Hotel in Johannesburg is the locals favourite waterhole. It is warm and inviting and famous for its very long bar countertop, the origin of its name. Boasting a large flat screen TV, pub style meals, friendly staff and a fully stocked bar, guests of the Devonshire Hotel must not miss a visit to this historic bar.

Piano Bar - The Devonshire Hotel

Situated on the first floor of the Devonshire Hotel, this gathering place is great for pre dinner drinks, or for relaxing to some beautiful live piano playing after dinner. There is a good selection of light meals and drinks, and this venue is open to guests of the Devonshire Hotel and to the public.

History & Heritage

Dating back to the 1930's, The Devonshire Hotel is one of Johannesburg's cultural landmarks.  Within close vicinity to the famous Nelson Mandel Bridge, the hotel is located on the Braamfontein Ridge.  Remaining at the original site, after being completely reconditioned, the majestic Devonshire Hotel maintains its original character and charm.

With its warm and inviting atmosphere, impressive selection of services and facilities, the Devonshire Hotel pleases the requirements of business men, sports fans and conference delegates. The popular Long Bar is a watering hole where guests can enjoy a social chat with the locals over a nice cold thirst quencher or watching a favorite sports game.

Nearby attractions
  • Gautrain Park Station
  • Nelson Mandela Bridge
  • Top of Africa
  • Turffontein Race Course.
Local Events & Attractions
  • Museums - The Apartheid Museum, South African National Museum of Military History, Origins Center
  • Nature - Johannesburg Botanical Gardens & Emmarentia Dam, The Johannesburg Zoo, Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens
  • Night Life - The Guildhall, The Grove Bar, Randlords, Kitchener's Bar, Great Dane
  • Gold Reef City - Theme Park and Casino
  • Sports & theater - FNB Stadium, Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg Theater
  • Constitution Hill - Tells the story of South Africa's past and how the country has transitioned to democracy through exhibitions and museums.

Conferences

At the Devonshire Hotel capacities for conference and event venues range from 10 to 250 delegates. All venues are versatile to facilitate cocktail events, conferences, product launches, banquets and many other events. The experienced staff at The Devonshire Hotel are available to assist through all the stages of planning to integrating your event.

Standard conference equipment:

  • white board
  • flip chart
  • screens
  • registration desk
  • data projector
  • lectern / podium.

Extras (charges may apply):

  • wireless network
  • sound equipment
  • lighting
  • video conferencing
  • special stationery requests
  • business services (fax and photocopying)
  • PA system
  • video and monitor
  • backup equipment.

Conference Venues:

Tudor

  • Seats 35 Boardroom Style
  • Seats 40 Cinema Style
  • Seats 30 U-Shaped
  • Seats 30 Schoolroom Style
  • Seats 35 Banquet Style.

Forum

  • Seats 20 Boardroom Style
  • Seats 45 Cinema Style
  • Seats 25 U-Shaped
  • Seats 25 Schoolroom Style
  • Seats 40 Banquet Style.

Jorissen

  • Seats 40 Boardroom Style
  • Seats 90 Cinema Style
  • Seats 50 U-Shaped
  • Seats 55 Schoolroom Style
  • Seats 60 Banquet Style.

Clubroom

  • Seats 12 Boardroom Style
  • Seats 10 Banquet Style.

17th Floor (1)

  • Seats 60 Boardroom Style
  • Seats 250 Cinema Style
  • Seats 100 U-Shaped
  • Seats 180 Schoolroom Style
  • Seats 180 Banquet Style.

17th Floor (2)

  • Seats 50 Boardroom Style
  • Seats 100 Cinema Style
  • Seats 80 U-Shaped
  • Seats 100 Schoolroom Style
  • Seats 120 Banquet Style.

  • Bar
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Communication Centre with 24-hour complimentary Internet access
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Nearby Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Car Parkade

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Car rental service
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • Secure parking
Children Policy
  • At the Devonshire Hotel in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, children are most welcome and babysitting can be arranged within guest rooms on request.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:
57

The standard rooms at The Devonshire Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa, feature wonderful city views. Being a business travelers accommodation of choice, all the amenities and facilities which are required are available for guests in this home away from home.

Standard Room features:

  • Double bed / twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • High speed WiFi internet connectivity
  • Writing desk with telephone
  • Room service
  • Laundry service
  • House keeping service
  • Hair dryers
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Secure parking is available with 24 hour security.
Single Room R1040
Double Room R1430

Suite

# Rooms:
2

The Executive Suites at The Devonshire feature city views of Johannesburg. As The Devonshire Hotel is a business travelers accommodation of choice, guests can be sure all the required amenities and facilities are provided for.

Suite features:

  • Queen size bed
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • High speed WiFi internet connectivity
  • Writing desk with telephone
  • Room service
  • Laundry service
  • House keeping service
  • Hair dryers
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • TV with selected DSTV channels
  • Secure parking is available with 24 hour security.
Single Room R1360
Double Room R1910

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -26.192636

Longitude: 28.035912

Directions

JOHANNESBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - TRAVELLING BY GAUTRAIN:

- Take the Gautrain towards Park Station.
- From Park Station, if taking the Gautrain Bus - it will drop you off by the hotel.
- The Devonshire is also a 15 minute walk away - 1.9km.
- If driving from Park Station - on Rissik St Head north towards Wolmarans St, turn left into Wolmarans St , bear right into Melle St.
- The Devonshire will be at the corner of Jorissen St.

DIRECTIONS FROM O.R. INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLING BY CAR:

- Take the R21 from Atlas Rd, Exit 41
- Continue on the R21
- Take R24, N12/N3 and Francois Oberholzer Fwy / M2 to Smit St, JHB
- Take exit 12 from De Villiers Graaff Motorway / M1
- Merge onto Smit St
- Turn left onto Melle St
- Turn right at the 3rd cross street onto Jorissen St
- The Devonshire will be on your left.

DIRECTIONS FROM PRETORIA:

- Take the Ben Schoeman Freeway / N14 travelling towards JHB
- Take exit 14A from M1
- Continue on Jan Smuts Ave
- Continue onto Bertha St
- Turn left onto Jorissen St
- The Devonshire will be on your left.

Car Rental

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Parking

Johannesburg's Devonshire Hotel offers secure parking for guests which is available with a 24 hour guarded security.

Star Rating

4 Star

Awards

The Devonshire Hotel, Johannesburg, boasts an AA Quality Assured Certification in the category "Conference Hotel - Budget".

Memberships

  • AA Quality Assured Associate
  • First Car Rental

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