The Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank Hotel is located in Johannesburg’s upmarket suburb of Rosebank. It borders other upmarket ‘northern suburbs’ such as Sandton and Parktown. It is ±5-minutes walk from the popular Mall of Rosebank and ±10-min walk from the Gautrain’s Rosebank Station (rapid rail link), which connects to the O.R. Tambo International Airport via Sandton. The Gautrain link to Sandton, 4-minutes riding time, also gives you access to Sandton’s two main adjoined shopping malls, Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square. One of Johannesburg’s prime art galleries, the Goodman Gallery, is a short drive away from the hotel. The Mall of Rosebank, among other features, includes a Cinema Nouveau theater featuring art movies, a mainstream cinema complex, popular art markets, indoor and outdoor restaurants and more. There is a theater nearby that often features South African and international musicals and other productions.
The hotel features 3- and 4-star rooms, business rooms, suites, etc., up to the level of a presidential suite. Facilities include the hip Circle Bar, The Butcher’s Block Restaurant and a deli service in the lobby-lounge area. The hotel has a business area with computers, printing, faxing and copying facilities on offer. Its medium-sized gym is well equipped and leads to an inner court, complete with a zen garden.
The German-guided version of our tour that covers the highlights of South Africa (link to English tour provided as well). It provides a mix of cities, countryside, historical sites, scenic drives, nature, wildlife, culture and people. The southbound tour starts in Johannesburg and ends in Cape Town.
Highlights: Panorama Route , Blyde River Canyon , Kruger National Park , Swaziland , Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve , St. Lucia , iSimangaliso Wetland Park , Transkei , Garden Route , Storm’s River Mouth , Knysna , Cango Caves , Route 62 , Cape Winelands , Stellenbosch , Paarl , Cape Town .
Johannesburg is the financial capital of South Africa and capital of the Gauteng province. South Africans also call the city Egoli, Jozi or Joburg. The city and surrounds could keep you busy for weeks on end. See our city and day tours.
Rosebank is an upmarket Johannesburg suburb. It features small office buildings, shopping malls, art galleries, restaurants and coffee shops. It’s a great base from which to explore Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria and the surrounds. Rosebank is also popular as an overnight stay before or after travelling to/ from O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Soweto, outside Johannesburg, is South Africa’s largest “black township". It is home to a mix of languages and cultures from across South Africa and Africa. Soweto played an important role in the struggle against Apartheid. Landmarks include Nelson Mandela’s Soweto house, the Hector Pieterson Museum & Memorial, etc