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The Capital Empire

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk

Overview of The Capital Empire

The Capital Empire

4.0 star property

8.2/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
Map
177 Empire Place, cnr Rivonia Road, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSandton City Mall7 min walk
  • Popular LocationNelson Mandela Square15 min walk
  • Popular LocationJSE2 min drive
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)33 min drive

Room options

About this area

Sandton

Located in Sandton, The Capital Empire is in the business district and near a train station. The Wanderers Golf Club and Killarney Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Delta Park and Zoo Lake Park. Johannesburg Zoo and Johannesburg Botanical Garden are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Sandton City Mall - 7 min walk
  • Sandton Convention Centre - 14 min walk
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 15 min walk
  • JSE - 2 min drive
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 10 min walk
  • Rosebank Station - 10 min drive
  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bigmouth - 10 min walk
  • Trumps Grillhouse & butchery - 10 min walk
  • The Royal India - 14 min walk
  • Raj - 15 min walk
  • Knead - 15 min walk

About this property

The Capital Empire

4-star hotel in the business district
You can look forward to a roundtrip airport shuttle, a terrace, and a garden at The Capital Empire. Treat yourself to spa services, such as a facial, a massage, or a manicure/pedicure. The onsite fusion cuisine restaurant, The Veranda, features pool views. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle, and an area shuttle
  • A 24-hour front desk, ATM/banking services, and concierge services
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 130 individually furnished rooms feature comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches like laptop-compatible safes and laptop-friendly workspaces.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Childcare services and free infant beds
  • Free toiletries and hair dryers
  • LCD TVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, coffee/tea makers, and heating

Languages

Afrikaans, English

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-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Free covered self parking on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Free area shuttle up to 5 km
  • Free train station pick-up and drop-off shuttle
  • Free shopping center shuttle

Food and drink

  • Daily buffet breakfast available for a fee: ZAR 240 per person
  • A bar/lounge
  • A restaurant
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Restaurants on site

  • The Veranda

Things to do

  • Gym
  • Outdoor pool
  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Free crib
  • In-room babysitting (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

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

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Facials
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Massage

Accessibility

  • Elevator

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes
  • Free crib
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste on request
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV with premium satellite channels

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Electrical adapters
  • Heating
  • Individual furnishings
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Laptop workspace
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Soundproofed rooms

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 500.0 per day
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 220 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 500.0 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
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
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Empire Executive Apartments & Hotel
Empire Executive Apartments & Hotel Johannesburg
Empire Executive Johannesburg
Capital Empire Hotel Johannesburg
Capital Empire Hotel
Capital Empire Johannesburg
Capital Empire Hotel Sandton
Capital Empire Sandton
Capital Empire
The Capital Empire Sandton Greater Johannesburg
Empire Executive Apartments Hotel
The Capital Empire Hotel
The Capital Empire Sandton
The Capital Empire Hotel Sandton

Frequently asked questions

Does The Capital Empire have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at The Capital Empire?

As of Feb 1, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Capital Empire on Feb 21, 2023 start from $91.36, 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.

Is The Capital Empire pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at The Capital Empire?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Capital Empire?

Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at The Capital Empire?

Check-out is at 10 AM.

Does The Capital Empire provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A per vehicle, one-way fee applies.

Where is The Capital Empire located?

Situated in the business district, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sandton City Mall and Peacemaker Museum. Sandton Convention Centre and Nelson Mandela Square are also within 1 mi (2 km). Johannesburg Sandton Station is 10 minutes by foot.

Reviews

8.2

Very Good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 73 out of 190 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 38%
Rating 8 - Good. 82 out of 190 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 43%
Rating 6 - Okay. 23 out of 190 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 12%
Rating 4 - Poor. 7 out of 190 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 4%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 5 out of 190 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 3%

8.8/10

Cleanliness

8.0/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.5/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

6/10 Okay

Modesto

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
No hot water. Location was great. Apart from that, nothing significant.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Bradford

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Melissa

Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

6/10 Okay

fortune

Disliked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Take forever to clean the rooms
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Jacqueline

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Aphelele

Traveled with group, Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Christian

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The view from window
Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Martin

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great and very neat property
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

8/10 Good

Amee-Leigh

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021