Get an overview of this hotel5-star luxury hotel near South African Museum of Military History


Situated in the suburbs, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of South African Museum of Military History, Adler Museum of Medicine, and Johannesburg Zoo. Ellis Park Stadium and First National Bank Stadium are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a conference center, and coffee/tea in the lobby.

Room Amenities

All 15 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Guests will find upscale amenities like fireplaces and deep soaking tubs, along with thoughtful touches including free minibar items and bathrobes.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. This 5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 4 meeting rooms are available. This Victorian hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

10 2nd Avenue Houghton Estate has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1932 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Soundproofed rooms  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Fireplace 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • iPod docking station 
  • LCD TV 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Minibar 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

10 2ND AVENUE HOUGHTON ES - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Minimum check-in age is 15


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 420 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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