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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came here for a sundowner. Two gin and tonics are 100 rand. All the staff from the people at the entrance to the bar staff on top was really friendly. Especially the barkeeper. The terrace has obviously been modernised, but the lounge furniture is already looking a bit oldschool and used. White fake leather, you know what I mean....

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The homestead restaurant at the reef hotel. I absolutely loved the offering at this place. I took my team there for a lunch in December and was pleasantly surprised. The place is deceptively large and offers take-out and seated dining. The service as very good and the prices very reasonable. I loved that you only paid for what you wanted...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Please treat guests with care and courtesy, no additional charges for parking Displayed room charges per night must not be different from what you get when you come to reception A price per night was displayed outside your entrance, which changed when I got to the reception

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Thank glads2nez
San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

We showed up at 9 AM knowing fully well it was way before check in time. We were received by Chipo like royalty. Bob took us upstairs and the reception gave us a room right away. Yes, there were slight problems with the room key, etc. but the beautiful way all these small "stuff" were dealt with will remain with...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay, the room was clean and spacious, breakfast were great. The rooms are cool and well kept and the Staff was very friendly, helpful and professional, Room service on point. Good value for money. Rooftop bar is an added value.

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Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kamila G, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of the Reef Hotel. I am truly thrilled to receive your positive feedback. I will be delighted to share this with my TEAM and especially the wonderful commendation to our always GUEST focused TEAM who never fail to please. Your valued feedback really goes a...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My stay in the reef hotel was nothing short of excellence. I rarely give such reports on a place I have visited unless I was blown away. The members of staff do not treat it as a job but something that is part of what they truly enjoy doing. I cannot fault any aspect in their service as it was...

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Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jadedlulz, Thank you for the wonderful review regarding your recent stay at the Reef Hotel in Johannesburg! It is truly great to know that we have ambassadors in GUESTS such as yourself. Always appreciative of the hard work and passion that we put into our work. I will be sure to share this with the TEAM, I am very...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This journey was excellent! We had never can imagine a better trip! Everything was amazing and perfectly organized. People were si nice it was a pleasure to stay in your place! so we Just want to say thank you 👌

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Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Y7897NBchristinee, What a super review of your recent stay at the Reef Hotel! Thank you for sharing this with us. You are a true a definition of a Reef Hotel ambassador. I will be sure to share your kind words with the rest of the TEAM. Our Sundeck area with the Jacuzzi is the ideal place to lounge wile...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Reef is a really good quality place to go to and it is definitely value for money and all the staff are courteous, the place is really clean and kept in tip top shape. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone looking to offload and unwind

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Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear nicholassE4223NW, Thank you ever so much for your very kind words in reviewing the Reef Hotel. I am truly thrilled to receive your positive feedback. I will be delighted to share this with my TEAM! Your valued feedback really goes a long way and is a great reward for all the hard work the TEAM constantly provide. Thank you...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I had a two week stay on business. It turned out to be quite a good experience. Rooms are clean, staff is friendly . The food is good and healthy. For somebody who has to be in the CBD this is a good hotel.

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Yash89A, Guest Relations Manager at The Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gratitude, Thank you ever so much for your very kind words and for taking the time to review the Reef Hotel. I am truly thrilled to receive your positive feedback. I will be delighted to share this with my TEAM and especially the wonderful commendation to our always GUEST focused TEAM who never fail to please. Your valued feedback...

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Rooms are great and immaculate. Staff extremely friendly, best for business travelers I think, but no complaints. Food was good and bar on the top floor was fun and had grea music. UBER had a difficult time finding the address

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Dear Dave M, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Reef Hotel! It is truly great to know that we have ambassadors in GUESTS such as yourself. Always appreciative of the hard work and passion that we put into our work. I will be sure to share this with the TEAM, I am very sure they will be appreciative...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4-star Reef Hotel is a 5-minute drive from Johannesburg's City Hall. It has an on-site restaurant and modern guest rooms with satellite TV and individual decor. Rooms at Reef Hotel feature floor-to-ceiling black and white photos. Each has a sitting area with a large satellite TV. The private bathroom offers a separate bathtub and shower in a deluxe room and a shower only in a standard room. Reef Hotel's restaurant uses fresh, seasonal ingredients to prepare both South African and international cuisine. The hotel's in-house bar offers South African wine, international champagne and has panoramic views of Johannesburg. The Apartheid Museum is a 5 minute drive from Reef Hotel. Many of Johannesburg's art galleries are also nearby. Complimentary shuttle is available within a 5KM radius subject to availability. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reef Hotel

Address: 58 Anderson Street | Marshalltown, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $57 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reef Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Johannesburg
#20 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#23 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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