The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf

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Indoor pool, outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, pool umbrellas
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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters

Overview of The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf

The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf

5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Lloys Ellis Ave, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2198

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHoughton Golf Club7 min walk
  • Popular LocationJo Anke Gallery16 min walk
  • Popular LocationJohannesburg Stadium5 min drive
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)15 min drive

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About this area

Johannesburg

Located in Johannesburg, The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf is in the city center and near a train station. Rosebank Mall and Neighbourgoods Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Rhodes Park and Melville Koppies Nature Reserve. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Johannesburg Stadium or Ellis Park Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Houghton Golf Club - 7 min walk
  • Jo Anke Gallery - 16 min walk
  • Hillbrow Telkom Tower - 5 min drive
  • Johannesburg Stadium - 5 min drive
  • South African Museum of Military History - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Rosebank Station - 11 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 15 min drive
  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Baha Taco — 12 min walk
  • The Radium Beer Hall — 15 min walk
  • The Schwarma Co — 17 min walk
  • Thava — 3 min drive
  • Tortellino D'oro — 4 min drive

About this property

The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf

Luxury Johannesburg hotel in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area with 2 restaurants
2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a golf course are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are onsite. All 68 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and comforts like Select Comfort beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, separate bathtubs and showers, and hydromassage showerheads.
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf offers 68 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and espresso makers. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with hydromassage showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness center.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

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

The Houghton Hotel Spa has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

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
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

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

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Free secured, covered self parking on site
  • Free secured, covered valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:00 AM: ZAR 175 for adults and ZAR 90 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Aerobics classes
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pilates classes
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Children's games
  • Children's pool
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Lockers available
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf lessions with a pro
  • Golf pro shop
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (43056 square feet of space)
  • Coworking space
  • Meeting rooms - 6

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • 9 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hot springs/mineral springs
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room
  • Thalassotherapy

Accessibility

  • 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)
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Hospital bed available
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Select Comfort bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: ZAR 1000
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 450.00 per day
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 175 for adults and ZAR 90 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 780 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 0.00 (one-way)
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 1000 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 450.00 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

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
Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Reservations are required for golf tee times and massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
Parking height restrictions apply
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision
Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa

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

Houghton Hotel
The Houghton Hotel Spa Wellness Golf
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf Hotel
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf Johannesburg
The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf Hotel Johannesburg

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 38 out of 51 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 51 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 51 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 51 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 51 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The rooms were just amazing, clean and very beautiful.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely Stay
Although our stay was very short, we had such a lovely experience. Wonderful service from the reception staff and the room was beautiful. I loved the overall aesthetic of the hotel.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

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

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A world class hotel
This hotel surpassed all my expectations.It truly is in a class of its own .Service dedication is truly one of its kind .Special commendation to Semelo And Joshua who went beyond the call to guarantee our stay was remarkable.This type of staff makes us proud to be South African.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 7 nights in May 2021