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Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms, the staff and the closeness to the Gautrain and the Rosebank Mall makes this a perfect choice. We felt like royalty in this boutique hotel. I wished I could have stayed longer. Will stay here again.

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This peaceful haven is near the shopping mall but feels a million miles away. Beautifully furnished, it has bags of character, original art on the walls, plus fabulous bathrooms and a pleasant courtyard. Staff are particularly kind and helpful.

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are most grateful for your kind comments and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We do hope to welcome you back to the Monarch soon. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend the Monarch Hotel. The location is perfect for a tourist, right by a shopping complex and transportation hub. And the rooms...WOW. Not only were they massive, they were beautifully decorated, clean, and stocked up. Even the bathroom was huge. All the staff were helpful and very nice. We were not at all expecting the level of...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the hotel and that you even considered extending your stay. We are, however, terribly sorry for the inconvenience of the ala carte breakfast, when you were expecting the buffet and had planned accordingly. Indeed, all buffet items are served ala carte...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to say! Come here and appreciate ! Fantastic! The staff is really nice, helpful! The room is really amazing! The bed is very very comfortable, one of the best I ever get in all my trips! The breakfast is very good in a very tasty atmosphere! Really an experience!

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We do love our beds! We are so pleased that you had a good rest and we thank you for the lovely comments and compliments. These are truly appreciated. We do hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say that this hotel has a unique charm and an excellent location. The service we enjoyed was impeccable but we were astonished about the breakfast policy. The first day we were given a menu as the hotel was not sufficiently booked to justify displaying the buffet. The eegs Benedict were great but how can one explain that...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We thank you for the lovely compliments on the hotel, location and service levels. We do apologise for the bill for your water requested upon check-in. This should in fact have been complimentary and it was billed in error. The matter has been addressed with the responsible...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second stay - we never go back to one place twice as we love seeing new places - but the Monarch has us! Attentive staff and just gorgeously outfitted. So close to Rosebank shopping area and the Gautrain - youll feel as safe as houses Breakfast was fit for a queen and my husband was full til way after lunch...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. A returning guest is the best compliment we can hope for and we are delighted that we have managed to sway your one-stay policy somewhat :) Thank you for the lovely comments. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we do hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just moved on from a five day holiday at the Monarch Hotel. Our stay there was nothing short of excellent. This hotel oozes old world charm, glamour and service combined with all the modern facilities we expect nowadays. The staff were efficient, helpful, courteous and naturally friendly without exception and we would not hesitate to recommend the whole...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. Your comments and compliments are very kind and we are most grateful for the recommendation. We wish you a wonderful holiday in South Africa and we do hope to welcome you back to the Monarch soon. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monarch was one of the most amazing hotels, where I stayed during my trip to South Africa. The interiors of the hotel and the room are simply outstanding. The place has amazing charm of its own. Location of hotel is also great near to shopping mall and restaurants. The service was excellent and hotel staff was great. Breakfast spread was...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. It's always lovely to hear that our guests appreciate the special charm of our hotel and we thank you for this, along with the compliments on location and service. We do hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

Johannesburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional surroundings, excellent service and great location adjacent to the Gautrain and extensive shopping. Couldn't recommend more highly! Our suite was generously proportioned and the decor opulent.

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are incredibly grateful for the lovely recommendation and we do hope to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

Johannesburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at the monarch hotel for 3 nights, the staff were lovely, the room( upgraded to the Royal suite) was awesome. A place that made us feel like royalty. Nothing was too much trouble and they even organised a driver to show us the sights of Joberg central and Soweto that was much cheaper than...

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Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are thrilled that you found your stay to be of good value. Indeed, nothing is too much trouble when it comes to spoiling our guests and we do hope to have another opportunity to do this soon! Sincerely Jan van As General Manager

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A sophisticated boutique experience for even the most discerning visitor, Johannesburg's Hotel Monarch combines first-world amenities with old world grandeur, creating a welcoming space for business travellers and tourists alike. From the chandeliered lounges to the manicured garden, the hotel features an eclectic mix of antique furniture and luxurious fabrics, off-set by an extensive collection of modern art pieces by new and emerging South African artists. Originally the 1930 Saxonwold Post Office on Oxford Road, the building is admired for its stunning architecture as well as its rich cultural history. Every exquisite suite is air-conditioned and includes its own private lounge and luxury bathroom. Free Wi-Fi, satellite television and DVD players are standard inclusions, with some suites featuring their own kitchenette. A sumptuous breakfast is served in the highly regarded hotel restaurant, where guests are also spoilt for choice with extensive lunch and dinner menus featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients. Additionally, room service and packed lunches are available. A team of highly capable and knowledgeable staff is available 24 hours to assist with travel, tourism and an undertaking to ensure that every stay surpasses their guests' valued expectations. For the shopping enthusiast, Hotel Monarch is half a mile from Rosebank Mall. Killarney Golf Club is a 4-minute drive away and central Johannesburg is 6 miles from the property. Free, secure parking is available on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monarch Hotel

Address: 167 Oxford Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: R2 352 - R4 768 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Monarch Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“all rooms are great - cant go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles ZitaR796, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The hotel has just 12 rooms (suites) so I don't think it matters which one you are given”
 of 5 bubbles MaryHoover, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All good so any ok”
 of 5 bubbles PeterL42, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second Floor rooms are better”
 of 5 bubbles christiano143, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We ssayed in room 403 which was great”
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 of 5 bubbles Muzz01, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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