The Hamilton

Address: 28 Grosvenor Avenue, Craighall Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2100, South Africa | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 28 Grosvenor Avenue, Craighall Park, Johannesburg, is near South Western Townships, Carlton Centre, AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, and Everard Read Gallery.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Hamilton Johannesburg

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
 

Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Day 2- Apartheid

A travel blog entry by amydeb on Jun 15, 2014

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Today was all about Apartheid. We first went past Nelson Mandela’s house where he lived before his death. Next we went to the prison in Johannesburg that has now been converted into their Constitutional Court, where I got to sit in the Chief Justice’s seat. Then the Apartheid Museum, which was very interesting and quite dense with information. Next we went ...

Day 2 Finally Arrived

A travel blog entry by roamed on Feb 13, 2014

4 comments

... Africa is 7 hours ahead of NY time.) Since I didn't sleep I was so tired. We were met with a wheelchair and the Kensington agent. If I didn't have the wheelchair we would have gotten VIP treatment and moved ahead of everyone which is what happens when you have the wheelchair. So we got in before everyone on our flight even with stopping to go to the bathroom but our luggage was the last out. They then brought us to our ...

My Day with Douglas

A travel blog entry by sharonrobinson on Sep 26, 2013

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... all left the restaurant with the owner in an uproar. The tourists asked Douglas if he knew of another restaurant where they could go to eat. Douglas said, sure!... and took them to another restaurant that he knew well and that would kindly allow him to eat with his customers.

I told Douglas that I have witnessed much of the same kind of discrimination in rural Georgia in the last 20 years. I told him it's not much different! Attached ...

The Birthplace of Satyagraha

A travel blog entry by parleusted on Mar 15, 2013

3 comments, 25 photos

... once the economic and political center of power for the apartheid regime is currently one of South Africa's poorest areas.

Twenty years ago, some of the office buildings and residential apartments here were some of the most expensive and exclusive addresses in the country. After 1994, when crime rate increased, residents and business owners fled downtown Johannesburg leaving for richer neighborhoods elsewhere. Complete buildings ...

My Last Day in Africa

A travel blog entry by eddim on Dec 07, 2012

5 comments, 7 photos

... the way into town and then caught a taxi from there to the museum which was right next door to the Gold Reef Amusement Park. Despite what I've heard about J’burg it actually didn’t seem too bad. The train was nice and with lots of security and the parts of town I saw from taxi seemed decent enough. I’m sure there is a lot I missed and those are the areas I don’t want to be in anyways.

It took me ...