Johannesburg, or Jo'burg as the locals call it, is a marvellous jumping off point to experience all South Africa has to offer, especially if you hire a car and go touring. The capital city, it has world class hotels and entertainment. A hour's drive away is Sun City, one of the world's top gambling centres, as well as being within easy driving distance of game reserves and nature parks.
De Hoek Country House
De Hoek - the Stone House - the only 5 star country house in Magaliesburg, is situated in a unique valley; distinguished by its pocket of indigenous bush, amongst a sprawling farming community and a small but bountiful river. Stone and timber, with cool dark rooms of elegant proportions, a vast dining room opening onto terraces - East and West; a living room above the entrance leading out to a balcony; and bedrooms upstairs in the wings of the house, each with its own special view.
- Archery, Lawn Croquet, Boule, Badminton and Volleyball
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The Protea Hotel Balalaika
The Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton is a tranquil oasis of country estate in the heart of the business and entertainment hub of Sandton, just outside Johannesburg. The hotel comprises 330-bedrooms spread over two sections – the Balalaika and the Crown Court – and each room is air-conditioned and tastefully furnished in a classic, comfortable style with it’s own en suite bathroom, with many of the Crown Court suites offering the additional luxury of a private spa bath.
- Gym / Health Club
- Sauna Steam
- Swimming Pool
From £68 per person per night (B&B)