Travel Blogs from Sandton
The highlights of Johannesberg are as follows... the hotel.
The city is so unsafe that we never left the hotel, except to go to the attached mall. We had an overnight stay before Zimbabwe. We will have more from there, and we promise it will be worth the wait.
We only spent about 36 hours in Johannesburg. I didn't feel like we were able to get a decent feel for the city, but the biggest thing that struck me was how recent apartheid was and the tension between different races.
From the airport we were transported to the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, approximately 30 minutes outside …
The Michelangelo Hotel is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World and guarantees visitors a five-star stay whether spending the day to attend a conference, staying overnight or merely visiting for a breakfast, lunch or dinner meeting.
The splendour of the hotel's Renaissance architecture in the heart of Sandton's business and leisure …
Had a relaxing weekend in the beautiful Michelangelo Hotel. Tried to book a tour to a cultural village & lion patting zoo but they didn't have it happening, so it enforced a restful time , which was a nice thing to do.
Saturday we did some shopping in Sandton, slept & read and had fish & chips from a take away & …
... he has dual citizenship - SA and UK. Normally an easy procedure. However last time Jacob was in the US he overstayed his visa and enjoyed 100 days with his wife instead the allowed 90. So his next tourist Visa got declined. He had to fill out some extra paper work. Somehow these papers got sent to Riad, Saudi Arabia instead of Johannesburg, South Africa (don't ask me how, even in a drop-down menu they are not so close to each other!). So the counsel went on ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet