The Reef Hotel

58 Anderson Road2107JohannesburgSouth Africa
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About The Reef Hotel

The Reef Hotel is an upscale property with a rooftop featuring panoramic city views that sits in the heart of Johannesburg, South Africa, just a five-minute walk from the Gandhi Square Renaissance Centre.

All 120 rooms at the property provide city views and come with coffee-making facilities, a work desk, an in-unit safe, and air conditioning. There is a flat-screen television in each room as well.

The hotel has a third-floor sundeck featuring a hot tub and lounge chairs. Free Wi-Fi, concierge services, conference and banquet facilities, and on-site parking are also available at the hotel.

Homestead, the ground floor restaurant at The Reef Hotel, serves South African cuisine for all three meals. In addition, the Grill Room provides a fine dining experience on the hotel's third floor.

Carlton Centre, a skyscraper with a mall and observation deck, is 900 metres from the property. SAB World of Beer, a museum and conference centre devoted entirely to beer, is just over a kilometre away.


58 Anderson Road, 2107, Johannesburg, South Africa
Telephone: +27 116891000 | Fax: +27 116891111 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Nightclub
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Very comfortable beds

Rooms at the hotel have comfortable mattresses, according to visitors, making it easy to get a good night's sleep. Travellers say the beds are wonderful.

Outstanding views

City views are present throughout the hotel, as guests rave about being able to see much of their area from their rooms. In addition, the sun deck and rooftop area provide further city views and visitors love these locations.

Friendly employees

Workers make the hotel a great place to stay because they are friendly and go out of their way to accommodate every guest. Travellers appreciate how kind the staff at the hotel is throughout their stays.

Negative Reviews

Challenging parking situation

There is on-site parking at the hotel, but travellers mention it is difficult to get in and out of the parking garage from the street.

Not the best location

Johannesburg isn't the safest city in the world and guests feel as though the hotel is in an unsavoury part of town. Visitors report not feeling safe when walking in the area surrounding the property.

Poor Wi-Fi

Although Wi-Fi is free at the property, guests complain about its quality, saying it is almost unusable. The Wi-Fi frequently goes down and is very slow when it is functioning, according to visitors.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 413 reviews across the web
7.5 /10
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7.5 out of 10 based on 413 reviews