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The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square

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Cnr. Union & Main Road Walter Sisulu Square, Kliptown, Soweto, Johannesburg 1812 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to Soweto to take part in the 3rd annual Soweto Tattoo Convention. I stayed at the Soweto hotel and it was great. I had a view across the square, from which I could see the convention hall. I could also watch the trains...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The hotel is a good looking place perhaps not correctly situated. Great reception from the staff and great luxurious rooms but needs improvement in the dinning area, the staff at the dinning are too relaxed. The hotel is located in a hidden area and not...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank SheilaM3198
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I still have one more night here and I am disappointed. The tv in my room functions okay. Except for the 1 channel I would want to watch. Reported it within an hour after check it, around 12 midday. And of course no one could...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Nomcebo T
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The Soweto hotel services were very good. The staff was friendly and willing to help me beyond my expectation. The room was well kept and good for resting. The bed was comfortable.The hotel has quality services.

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Date of stay: March 2018
Thank joycemuz
Reviewed 26 December 2017

No management to resolve their own issues. We booked the property as it stated it has internet access and we had none the entire durationof our stay. We will never go to that property again. Hopefully the next accommodation will be better.

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Date of stay: December 2017
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Welcome to The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square, your Soweto “home away from home.” The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests More continue to come back year after year. Close to some of Soweto's most popular landmarks, such as Vilakazi Street (2.9 km) and Hector Pieterson Memorial (13.7 km), The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square is a great destination for tourists. Guest rooms include a safe and a desk. In addition, guests can enjoy a restaurant during their visit. As an added convenience, there is parking available to guests, and The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square makes getting online easy, with free internet access. If you like barbeque restaurants, The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square is conveniently located near Chaf Pozi, Silver Falcon Spur Steak Ranch, and Wild Spear Spur Steak Ranch. If you are interested in exploring Soweto, check out one of the malls, such as Walter Sisulu Square and Maponya Mall. The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square puts the best of Soweto at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Less
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Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Golf Course
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$85 - US$348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg > Soweto
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$85 - US$348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg > Soweto
Traveller (28)
Room & Suite (14)
Dining (2)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Go the liquor store across the road and buy a few quarts. Drink them while you watch the summer lightning..."
4 weeks ago
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"View towards the plain are the best. The other look onto the spaza shops."
12 Oct 2016
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"Ask for a room overlooking the square"
28 Oct 2015
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"Get a room as far away from the train line as possible unless you are a solid sleeper."
20 Oct 2015
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