The WestcliffJohannesburg, South Africa
The Westcliff by Orient-Express, located in the posh northern suburbs of Johannesburg, has the magic touch when it comes to South African hospitality. With an array of lovely, ample-sized rooms replete with lavish marble baths and jutting balconies, each guest chamber gazes upon the neighboring zoological gardens or an enchanting courtyard encased within the resort. Thoughtful touches such as butler stations and heated towel racks are standard amenities here. The Westcliff's hillside setting with cascading, sculpted gardens and elegantly opulent accommodations evokes a bygone era of leisure and refinement in one of the world's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.
You are sure to have your every hunger satisfied while nesting at The Westcliff. With a pair of remarkable restaurants including La Belle Terrasse and Loggia, you will sup on an array of international flavors amid stunning backdrops. The Polo Lounge is where guests gather for cocktails, conversation and fine cigars - while the tradition of afternoon tea is celebrated daily at The Conservatory where a feast of multi-level stands display finger sandwiches, scones, fresh fruit and other gourmet edibles. The Botanica Spa Suites offer a place to be pampered with a fleet of treatment sanctuaries and remedies to match. There is a quartet of pools - two expansive ones and a pair of plunge pools - plus tennis courts, a fitness center and privileges to the nearby golf club. With its pulse on effortless travel, the hotel also provides complimentary shuttle service to the savvy Sandton shopping district as well as the fashionable Hyde Park and Rosebank areas. Capture the essence of fashionable Johannesburg with The Westcliff.
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