The Parkwood Boutique Hotel

A cluster of buildings thoughtfully reimagined by the owners for its present role today as a five star guest lodge. The Parkwood has evolved over the past years to meet the needs of the ever-increasing number of business and leisure travellers looking for a relaxed environment in a stylish setting. 

Ever-frequented by discerning guests The Parkwood has built on their feedback and we have risen to their needs wherever possible. Our ethos in a word is  we strive to offer a relaxed, serene personal service, best showcased by the fact that we don’t have a laborious check-in procedure . We understand that our guests are travel weary on arrival and have needs, which shouldn’t include filling in forms. Situated in a busy city we aim to make our guests feel they are enveloped in an urban sanctuary in every sense. A relaxed ambiance is what our travelers appreciate the most, along with warm South African hospitality and exquisitely appointed rooms.

An urban sanctuary close to Johannesburg best African craft market, art galleries, shopping malls and a fantastic selection of good restaurants. A delicious complimentary breakfast is included for staying guests and concierge facilities are available to book restaurants, taxis and tours. The Parkwood is a five star Tourism Grading Council accredited guest lodge featuring unique and stylishly considered spaces. We strive to offer the very best comfort at the best rate.

The View Boutique Hotel

Knighted in 1922 for his pioneering role in the development of Johannesburg, Julius Jeppe married Grace Cowen in 1891 and together they had five children. As its main benefactor, Johannesburg’s oldest public school, Jeppe High School for Boys was named after this prominent and generous businessman.

Today, the View Hotel resides in the house which Sir Julius Jeppe built for his eldest daughter way back in those heady days of Johannesburg’s early development.

Steeped in history, this beautiful building underwent extensive restoration which started in 2009 and now transports its guests back to a bygone, golden era of over 100 years ago.

Built on, what was then considered, far-off countryside, The View Boutique Hotel is a luxury, five-star hotel located in the heart of the historic and leafy suburb of Auckland Park, close to the Johannesburg CBD.  The View Boutique Hotel is a gracious combination of old-world charm and modern conveniences.

The rooms boast space and luxury, each room is individually decorated with taste and a hint of class.
The View Boutique hotel offers an unforgettable, tranquil that one is sure not to forget.

The Winston Hotel

The hotel has 30 beautifully designed guest rooms styled in either French Le Bijou, English Manor or Royal Safari. 

The Restaurant offers guests a unique menu based on authentic South African dishes with influences of North Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe. Guests can enjoy al-fresco dining on the terrace, a cocktail in the sophisticated bar or simply relax in one of the beautiful lounges.

Additional features include a residents library.  Meeting rooms and private dining facilties are also available.

Cradle Boutique Hotel

The Cradle Boutique Hotel is the latest addition to the Cradle Nature Reserve, situated in the spectacular Cradle of Humankind. This luxury hotel boasts nine luxury “hip-eco” timber and thatch rooms which are comprised of 6 Luxury Rooms, 2 Executive Rooms and also a beautiful Owners Suite.

This boutique hotel also boasts a 220 seater restaurant, and conference venues with unparalleled views of the majestic Highveld – an ideal wedding venue!

Hotel guests can look forward to being treated to on-site private guided safaris, officiated by specialist guides to two major fossil exploration sites – Gladysvale and Malapa, in partnership with world-renowned paleo-anthropologist, Prof Lee Berger. Guided game drives and game walks can also be arranged as well as hot air balloon flights over the Cradle of Humankind.

The Cradle Restaurant is architecturally magnificent with extensive outdoor seating and retractable glass and steel doors that literally let the outside in. Its long, wide verandah provides diners with a 180° view of the game-filled valley below, the rolling Magaliesberg hills, and the vast African sky. A well-stocked wine cellar and bar, plus private dining rooms, completes the facility.

This popular venue, situated on 7000 hectares of a private nature reserve, offers endless opportunities.


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