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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

This hotel is the nicest and classiest place I've ever stayed. The staff is excellent from the moment you pull up. Unfortunately we just got back from 2.5 weeks on safari so we were a little out of place, but oh well. The room was gorgeous. There's a huge bathroom with a large standing shower, soaking bath, water closet and...

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FSJohannesburg, Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, responded to this review

Dear Ryan K Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay ... from the spacious guestroom, to the room service and professional service by our dedicated team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Four Seasons Westcliff to enjoy our...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The Four Seasons location in terms of vistas was unbeatable - great location on a hillside. Rooms were very nice in keeping with the Four Seasons standards - set up to a high level of comfort and luxury. Only slight niggles were 1. that the hotel could have been anywhere - a high level of luxury that was a bit...

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FSJohannesburg, Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, responded to this review

Dear 39rhinos Thank-you for taking time out of your day to write a review of your recent stay with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed the location and comfort the hotel offers. We regret that you feel the property lacks character. We purposely wanted to create an elegant contemporary décor with an essence of Africa. There was a fine...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 November 2015

rooms and bathroom not at the usual Four Seasons standards. Approximative service. Moreover, the hotel discourages guests to take taxi and urge them to use their own (and pricy) limousines. Front staff was unable to provide any address of restaurant serving local (i.e. African food). Luckily we had some addresses with us :)

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FSJohannesburg, Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, responded to this review

Dear RodEMikki Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your recent stay with us. We value your feedback and we are sorry to hear about your overall experience. Rest assured we have taken these comments on board and I would like to get in touch to discuss this further with you, if you are able to...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Flames restaurant is lovely with a gorgeous view of Johannesburg. I really enjoyed sitting at the poolside, close to the spa, and having cocktails. The mojito is the best I've had...wish I had one here now...

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FSJohannesburg, Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, responded to this review

Dear RionaArjoon Thank you so much for your kind remarks. I will be sure to share these with our Flames & Apres Spa Lounge staff. We hope to welcome you back to Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff for mojitos in the near future! Sincerely Christopher Rudolph Hotel Manager

Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Fantastic hotel in beautiful settings. Lovely rooms, I stayed in a junior suite which was luxurious. The buggies can take you up the hill to your rooms if you dont want the short walk! There is nothing else immediately around the hotel to visit but there is a pool and spa if you need something else to do apart from...

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Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Ever since the Four Seasons opened in Johannesburg my partner had his mind set on celebrating his 30th birthday there & so it happened. I really enjoyed the "feel" that the hotel offers. It doesn't feel like the usual hotel - One big building with lots of rooms. It felt like a resort. I have nothing bad to say about...

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FSJohannesburg, Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, responded to this review

Dear Christoff_Bothma Thank you for taking the time out of your day to review your recent visit to Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff for your partners recent 30th birthday celebrations. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay ... from the "flawless and clean" rooms, to the private birthday dinner held at Cellar Door....

Reviewed 11 November 2015

Had a fantabulous time at the Four Seasons The Westcliff... Beautiful and friendly staff eager to assist. Grat hospitality, `spacious, state of the art. great internet access. I would come again. Any day!

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FSJohannesburg, Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, responded to this review

Dear Theghetto V Thank-you for your review and kind words. I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you visit us again soon! Sincerely Christopher Rudolph Hotel Manager

Paris
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This is the revamped westcliff hotel I don t think it is going to be a Four seasons for long as it is NOT the Four seasons standard. Staff is mostly great the rooms very confortable the restaurant have a stuning view of a park and part of the city but the service is dead slow and food is tastless...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 November 2015

A real disappointment. This hotel has THE most spectacular views over Johannesburg but quality and service just aren't at the global Four Seasons standard.The refurbishment seems to have been skimped on so the rooms are very spartan. We'd specifically booked a room with a balcony which we had but the chairs put out there are small and uncushioned. And although...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I had had very poor experiences at previous visits to this hotel, for drinks and meals - its close to where I live. I decided to return anyway and spend the night, as a treat for my son on his 10th birthday, and I must give them credit for a significant improvement in service. The setting is of course quite...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg welcomes you to a self-contained sanctuary in the affluent Westcliff residential area. Perched on a cliffside, this resort-style retreat offers panoramic views over the neighbouring Johannesburg Zoo and the dense tree canopy of the city's prestigious northern suburbs. The ambience is like a sun-splashed Mediterranean village laced with courtyards, fountains and gardens. Fully transformed, the hotel's 117 guest rooms and suites offer cool, contemporary decor inspired by modern Africa. Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg is a lively social hub for the city's elite, and the first choice for business and holiday travellers - providing a pampering start or finish for a South African safari. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

Address: 67 Jan Smuts Avenue | Westcliff, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa (Formerly The Westcliff)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $325 - $541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg 5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
The Westcliff By Orient-Express Hotel Johannesburg
Westcliff Hotel Johannesburg
Westcliff Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#4 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#5 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#10 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#10 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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