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Reef Hotel

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Front of property
Deluxe Twin Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
3 bars/lounges

Overview of Reef Hotel

Reef Hotel

4.0 star property

7.6/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
58 Anderson Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2107

Guests rated this location 6.7/10

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationStandard Bank Gallery2 min walk
  • Popular LocationJohannesburg City Hall5 min walk
  • Popular LocationNewtown Junction Mall2 min drive
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)26 min drive

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About this area


Reef Hotel is located in Downtown Johannesburg, a neighborhood in Johannesburg, and is near a train station and near theme parks. Satyagraha House and Mandela House are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Sci Bono Discovery Centre and Johannesburg Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Johannesburg Stadium or Ellis Park Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golf lessons and golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Standard Bank Gallery - 2 min walk
  • Johannesburg City Hall - 5 min walk
  • Rissik Street Post Office - 7 min walk
  • Carlton Centre - 10 min walk
  • Newtown Junction Mall - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Ellis Park Station - 8 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 19 min walk
  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 26 min drive


  • Cappello - 2 min walk
  • Rand Club - 4 min walk
  • Cramers Coffee - 2 min walk
  • The Guild Hall Pub - 6 min walk
  • KFC - 7 min walk

About this property

Reef Hotel

4-star hotel located in Downtown Johannesburg
You can look forward to a roundtrip airport shuttle, a rooftop terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe at Reef Hotel. Enjoy brunch and happy hour at the two onsite restaurants. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as dry cleaning/laundry services and 3 bars.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and express check-out
  • Concierge services, a banquet hall, and multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage, a porter/bellhop, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the dining options, overall value, and central location
Room features
All 120 rooms offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to perks like free WiFi and air conditioning.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and free toiletries
  • 32-inch HDTVs with satellite channels
  • Electric kettles, daily housekeeping, and desks


English, French, German, Xhosa, Zulu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Secured self parking on site (ZAR 30 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Daily buffet breakfast available 7:00 AM–11:00 AM for a fee: ZAR 175 per person
  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • Coffee and tea in common areas
  • Snack bar/deli

Restaurants on site

  • Homestead Restaurant
  • Reef Grill Room

Things to do

  • Gym
  • TV in common areas


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (1,722 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms


  • Rooftop terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Elevator
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Banquet hall
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead


  • 32-inch plasma TV with satellite channels

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: approximately ZAR 175 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per person (one way)
  • Secured self parking fee: ZAR 30.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

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

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is Reef Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Reef Hotel?

As of Apr 1, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Reef Hotel on Apr 14, 2023 start from $55.66, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Reef Hotel?

Self parking is available for ZAR 30.00 per day.

What time is check-in at Reef Hotel?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 11:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Reef Hotel?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Does Reef Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of ZAR 450 per person applies.

Where is Reef Hotel located?

Located in Downtown Johannesburg, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Johannesburg City Hall, Carlton Centre, and SAB World of Beer. 1 Fox and Absa Art Gallery are also within 15 minutes. Johannesburg Park Station is 19 minutes by foot.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Reef Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Reef Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Reef Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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8/10 Good


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was amazing. Arranged arrival, departure transfers and things to do. Nice place for a three night stay,

6/10 Okay


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

8/10 Good

Daniel Nii Armah

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2022

4/10 Poor

Verified traveler

Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

6/10 Okay


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

8/10 Good

Martha, Eastlondon, south Africa

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was okay ..just that no breakfast thought it was bed and breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019