The Reef Hotel - Johannesburg

58 Anderson Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2107  show map
 4 stars
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The Reef Hotel - Johannesburg

Wi-Fi
Parking

ZAR 30 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry

Overview

Located in the middle of Johannesburg within a 25-minute walk of Ellis Park Stadium, Reef is a 15-story hotel offering 120 fashionable rooms. The hotel opened its doors in 1990 and was remodeled in 2010.

The property is set in Johannesburg City Centre district in Johannesburg that provides fast access to convention centers and banks as well as a gallery, a theater and a museum. Johannesburg city center is 1 km away.

Placed near a stadium and restaurants, the hotel offers a night club, a sundeck and a golf course for on-site relaxation.

Gautrain Park underground station is within 20 minutes' walking distance from the property. A few minutes' drive from OR Tambo airport.

Rooms

Reef Hotel provides guestrooms fitted with individual climate control, cable TV with on-demand movies, a safe, a mini-refrigerator and a closet. Reef Hotel offers rooms with city view. Room facilities include a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a kettle as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

Guests are invited to the Reception Area And bar to unwind with a drink. Offering Portuguese dishes, O Pestisco is a 5-minute walk away.

Services

Corporate travelers can use computer equipment, a meeting room and a movie projector available on site.

Relax

The hotel caters to families with babysitting and cots.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at ZAR 30 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   120.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

58 Anderson Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2107

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City Centre
  • Johannesburg
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Rand/Germiston (QRA)
    7.3 mi
  • OR Tambo (JNB)
    13.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    1.3 mi
  • Fordsburg
    1.7 mi
Underground stations
  • Gautrain Park Station
    4600 ft
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

The Reef Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This air-conditioned and carpeted floor room comes with safety deposit box, a seating area, and a hairdryer.

The Reef Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This spacious room includes tea-and-coffee making facilities and a bathroom with bathtub.

The Reef Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2300 ft

Places of interest

  • BHP Billiton Ltd.400 ft
  • Gauteng Provincial Government700 ft
  • Chamber of Mines of South Africa700 ft
  • Anglo American Platinum1000 ft
  • FNB Bank City2000 ft
  • The Pyramid Conference & Venue Centre4300 ft
  • Clearwater mall1.0 mi
  • Market on Main1.1 mi
  • Neighbourgoods Market1.1 mi
  • Market Theatre flea market1.2 mi

Train stations

  • Ellis Park Railway Station1.2 mi

Shopping areas

  • Oriental Plaza1.1 mi

Amusement

  • zoolake bowling club1.0 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Gandhi Square1000 ft
  • Carlton Centre2000 ft
  • Nelson Mandela Bridge4600 ft

Stadiums

  • Ellis Park Stadium1.5 mi

Museums

  • Absa Money Museum3000 ft
  • Constitution Hill1.2 mi

Parks

  • Joubert Park5000 ft

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Johannesburg Zoo1.0 mi

Theaters

  • Market Theatre3700 ft
  • The Civic Theatre1.2 mi

Underground stations

  • Gautrain Park Station4300 ft
  • Ellis Park Railway Station1.2 mi

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Neighbour Goods Market1.0 mi
    73 Juta Street
  • Oriental Plaza1.1 mi
    Newtown Cultural Precinct
  • Constitution Hill1.3 mi
    Constitutional Court Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
  • Neighbourgoods Market 1.1 mi
    73 Juta Street
  • Market on Main1.1 mi
    245 Main Street 012 Central

Near the hotel

  • Newtown1700 ft
    JohannesburgSouth Africa
  • Carlton Centre2100 ft
    150 Commissioner Street
  • Johannesburg Art Gallery2200 ft
    Joubert Park
  • Sci-Bono Discovery Centre3100 ft
    Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street Newtown
  • Railway Museum1700 ft
    Tweelopies Road Junction
  • Top of Africa2200 ft
    Main Street near Krus Street top of the 50-story Carlton Centre
  • SAB World of Beer2900 ft
    15 President Street, Entrance on Becker St. Newton Cultural Precinct
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

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The Reef Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Reef Hotel

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 73 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    8.2

    Friendly staff; Relaxed environment; Competitive pricing via Booked.net

    1.) The ramp when entering the parking area, as well as the parking area, are too narrow - an accident waiting to happen everyday. 2.) The bar fridge in the room does not work, and after reporting the issue, it was declared that they do not have the capacity to assist/replace/repair at the time, and, in fact, there are more fridges in the rooms that are faulty - i say remove the facility, or fix it. 3.) The iron at the hotel that i used had a sheared cord - this is unsafe as per the OHS act. Overall good hotel, just need to recogise and improve the small issues (2&3 above - short term fix; 1 - long term fix, etc), to justify the 4-star rating service expected by clients.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    We were well welcomed the lady at the reception was friendly and explained everything.I Have forgotten her name but she was the best.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The room was spaceous,even though I did have breakfast I am looking forward to having it.

    The prospect of having to pay R50/day for parking even though you are a customer.

  • Couple
    9.6

    The only problem was the air conditioner in the room wasn't working and the fridge wasn't working.

  • Single
    7.8

    I was in transit---needing to spend one night in Jo-burg to catch a bus in the morning. So---being a five minute ride from Park Station in downtown Jo-burg, the hotel was ideal for me. The design of the hotel is different----apparently a building converted from something else, so ceilings of raw cement but with modern lighting, smooth natural surfaces, etc. Not my taste---but that's just me, as some would like it a lot.

    I arrived in JoBurg at 9 pm at Park Station, and I chose the hotel because it is close to the station and that station at night is a bit dodgy. I got a cab to the hotel (five minute ride)---but when I got to the hotel, the door was locked and there was no one in sight. Luckily I had the phone number and my cell, so called reception, and they came to open the door. It was the security force at fault, not the hotel staff----but not a good place to be standing alone with a suitcase at 9 pm.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Love everything

    Something must b done about the parking... Bar facilities should stay opened til late there should be swimming pool and pool table

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    I enjoyed the room, the bed, nothing else.

    Yes, the staff, the restaurant. When we got there, our romm was not booked, everyone in a very bad mood. The restaurant has served us an uneatable food, the fridge in ou room was not working and was never fixed (the receptionist actually yelled at us on the telephone), the card machine didn't work when we're checking out, I had to go to an atm. We were poorly treated since the moment we've arrived. Never go back. Don't recomend at all.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Friendly staff and clean well equipped rooms

    Immediate surroundings and only 100mb limit on wifi

  • Group of friends
    3.2

    Not much

    the staff was not very helpfull as they did not know about the conference we had to attend

  • Single
    4.2

    - They charged me more than indicated by Booked.net - Rooms were very cold and heater did not work - While booking, showed breakfast included but later said no meal plan. Hotel wanted to charge ZAR 145 for breakfast. With this rates, the room price is excessive. - no communication from hotel staff on transport arrangements - charged fullday room rate for 4 hours stay, but did not provide the wifi accordingly

  • Single
    7.0

    easy for town trip and business

  • Single
    9.2

    excellent service from staff and even the travel desk was very obliging, i would highly recommend.

  • Couple
    5.0

    The bed room is clean.

    We're surprised to see the ceiling of the room, which looks like an unfinished parking garage ceiling. But other walls in the room are ok. We thought that the parking is free, but turned out we must pay. The location is like in the middle of no where. No swimming pool in the hotel. Basically it's just a place to sleep. That's all.

  • Family with children
    4.6

    Toilet was not private... Shower had a problem ... toilet was leaking.....request was for a double bed - got 2 single beds instead

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    What I found very disturbing was the absolute lack of security for hotel guests.I Am caucasion and my girlfriend is black. I arrived at the hotel first and went to 3rd floor reception to book in then went to the elavator and straight to 15th floor and my room. It suddenly crossed my mind that if I wanted to I could have gotten into the room area's of the hotel without being challenged from the street.When my girlfrie3nd arrived she did mentiomned it to me immediatly saying that she went into the parking, went straight to the lift and straight to my room not once encountering security or staff.i later that evening went to retrieve a bag from my car and while in the parking lot came across 2 very supicious individuals who had obviously just come down fro a flight of metal stairs and the got into their very badly delapilated car. They reeked of dagga. The knowledge that these guys had full access to the rooms worried me. Staff not very friendly, I have worked my whole life in the hospitality industry and at the atble Bay hotel capeTown and even though we were taught to have a controlled alloofnes, the black ladies at reception seemed to have a attitude of unfriendliness about them.maybe because I was a white South African male?

How to reach hotel

hotel The Reef Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

58 Anderson Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2107

Get directions
City Centre
  • Johannesburg
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Rand/Germiston (QRA)
    7.3 mi
  • OR Tambo (JNB)
    13.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    1.3 mi
  • Fordsburg
    1.7 mi
Underground stations
  • Gautrain Park Station
    4600 ft
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedJohannesburgThe Reef Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in South Africa

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