AtholPlace Hotel & Villa 90 Pretoria Avenue, Sandton, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa www.atholplace.co.za
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
Allan Jones. Previously worked at fellow Relais & Chateaux properties such as The Cellars Hohenort, Delaire Graff Lodge and Ellerman House.
5 star boutique hotel, Relais & Chateaux
Best luxury boutique hotel in Johannesburg.
ATHOLPLACE HOTEL & VILLA
History & Story
AtholPlace Hotel first started as a hotel in 2009, owned by Sumari Krige, a well known local designer. In 2013 the hotel was sold to Morukuru Family, together with another private residence next door to the hotel. In 2014 the hotel was renovated and the next door house was converted into a luxurious 4-bedroom private villa. In 2015 AtholPlace Hotel & Villa reopened and became a member of Relais & Chateaux.
2014, major renovations at the hotel, new verandah added at the front of the main building.
Date added extensions
2014, AtholPlace Villa added to the hotel.
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Quiet oasis in busy Sandton, lovely gardens. Small, personal and intimate atmosphere at the hotel, as if staying with friends or family.
Located in Sandton, an affluent northern suburb of Johannesburg.
Key sites/activities in the area
Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, shopping in Sandton, visit to Maboneng precinct, Newtown, Soweto and the Apartheid Museum.
AtholPlace Hotel & Villa boasts a lot of beautiful artwork by famous local South African artists such as Lionel Smit and Angus Taylor.
AtholPlace Hotel & Villa happily welcomes children of all ages.
• Number of suites: 9 suites, all offering garden / pool view • 4 deluxe suites (45 sqm) max 2 guests • 5 superior suites (55 sqm) max 2 adults plus 1 child under 12 years old • Number of villas: 1, offering garden / pool view • AtholPlace Villa (300 sqm), max 6 adults + 2 children under 12 years old • Number of rooms, (keys) in all: 10 • 9 suites plus 4-bedroom AtholPlace Villa
Restaurants & Bars
• Library / bar with fireplace • AtholPlace Restaurant – Chef Willie Malherbe
• Swimming pool at AtholPlace Hotel. • Private swimming pool at AtholPlace Villa. • Small gym at AtholPlace Hotel.