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Monarch Hotel

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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 treated to delicious lunch and dinner menus featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients. Room service, as well as packed breakfasts and lunches, are also available for your convenience. 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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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My wife and I stayed at the Monarch Hotel for a three night stay in Johannesburg. We would recommend a stay here. Our room was enormous, the hotel staff was extremely nice, the hotel organized transport from the airport that was waiting for us when we arrived, the breakfast was
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I cannot say enough good things about Monarch Hotel. Our room was impeccable! Spacious, clean, tastefully designed, with a huge bathroom (bath tub and shower!), lovely bath products, strong wifi, and gorgeous wood furniture. Breakfast was generous, which included a buffet and a
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Response from Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel
Responded Mar. 16, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are very grateful for your lovely comments. A returning guest is certainly the best compliment we could hope for - and we do hope to welcome you back very soon! Sincerely Jan van As General Manager
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Room was stunning, very suited to the style of the hotel. I think we were upgraded as the hotel was not too busy. Staff were very friendly and the attached restaurant had tasty food at reasonable prices, however the restaurant would benefit from an extended menu. The roof in the
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Response from Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and we sincerely appreciate the fact that you took the initiative to place the bin! Indeed, we would have moved you. Thank you for the compliment on our restaurant. Since we are a boutique hotel, and have a variety of excellent restaurants within safe walking distance, we endeavour to keep the menu simple so as to prevent wastage - using the freshest ingredients possible. We will however cater to special dietary requirements and requests wherever we can. Thank you once again for choosing the Monarch, and for the lovely review. We trust that you travelled well and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager
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This is a spectacular small hotel and I highly recommend it. Everything about the hotel is 5 stars! Amazing service from every single staff member. The room was absolutely fabulous! Clean and very spacious. Just perfect for our stay, we loved the separate lounge area. The decor
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Response from Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel
Responded Dec. 10, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we thank you for the lovely review. A returning guest is the greatest compliment we could wish for, and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. We trust that you have travelled well. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager
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My two day stay in the hotel was like an oasis of refinement and peace that you seldom find. Pleasant garden, excellent service and refined decor and classic music, very appreciated. Will certainly try to come back.
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Response from Jan v, General Manager at Monarch Hotel
Responded Dec. 7, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Monarch. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, and that you appreciated the finer details. Your comments are very kind - thank you! We trust that you have traveled well and we do hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely Jan van As General Manager
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ducha y sanitarios separados: espectacular!Calienta toallas:utilísimo!
Este es el living con Tv también.La vajilla de plata .Decoración señorial en correlaciión al hot
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Can you accommodate same-day laundry requests?
Hello, yes we can. If the laundry is submitted before 10AM.
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Rooms are big enough to place and extra bed. Don't know if the hotel can do it. Have never ask for it.
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Dear Pamela Thank you for your inquiry to the Monarch Hotel. I would suggest if you are ready with your travelling dates, please share them with us we can always move them back or forward. We would love to host you and your husband at the Monarch. My reservations lady Noxolo will gladly assist - please email her with all your requirements to my email address linked to TripAdvisor. Sincere regards Jan van As
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Can you supply a photo of the room twin beds?
Are there rooms with twin beds?
Hello, yes we do have 2 suites with twin beds, please let us k now if you need anymore information.
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"Choose a corner suite with balcony if you’re a smoker."
"Make sure you check the WIFI quality before settling in to the room they've given you"
"The Monarch boasts 12 suites... mine was at the back of the building overlooking the courtyard,"
"Rooms are all comfortable."
"Room 201 is wonderful"
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PRICE RANGE
US$170 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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